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Cabinet Okays Adding Fire Power to IAF

Manas Dasgupta NEW DELHI, Jan 13: In a bid to further strengthen India’s air defence, the union cabinet at its meeting on Wednesday held under the chairmanship of the prime minister Narendra Modi, approved procurement of 73 Light Combat Aircrafts (LCA) Tejas Mk-1A fighter aircrafts and 10 LCA Tejas Mk-1 trainer aircrafts from the Hindustan […]

SAARC Diary: Applications Invited from Bhutanese Students for Nehru-Wangchuck Scholarship

NEW DELHI, Jan 13: The Indian Embassy in Thimphu has invited applications from the Bhutanese students for the ‘Nehru-Wangchuck’ scholarship for the 2021-2022 period to study in various educational institutions in India. Under a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed between the governments of India and Bhutan on June 19, 2009, the ‘Nehru-Wangchuck’ scholarship is given […]

Bharat Biotech Air-shipped Covaxin to 11 Cities

NEW DELHI, Jan 13: After the Serum Institute of India (SII), the Hyderabad-based Bharat Biotech on Wednesday started dispatching its first consignment of Corona vaccine “Covaxin” to be available when India launches its mass immunization programme on January 16. A company spokesman said Bharat Biotech air-shipped its Covaxin to Ganavaram (Vijaywada), Guwahati, Patna, Delhi, Kurukshetra, […]

Corona Impact: Vaccines Dispatched by SII Reach Respective State Capitals, No Foreign Guest in Truncated RD Parade

Manas Dasgupta NEW DELHI, Jan 16: The Corona vaccines have taken to wings. After the government placed orders to the Serum Institute of India (SII) for the supply of 11 million doses of “Covishield” vaccine on Monday, the vaccine vials started rolling out of the manufacturing unit early on Tuesday morning in refrigerated trucks to […]