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Goyal asks Quality Council to study global best practices for ...

Commerce & Industry Minister Piyush Goyal has asked the Quality Council of India (QCI) to study the best practices evolving in other countries for Hindu Business Line, 2 weeks ago

India cancels orders for Chinese COVID-19 test kits

The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) on Monday asked the states and Union Territories to stop using the rapid antibody COVID-19 testing kits procured from China due to 'wide variation' in their performance even as the government said not a single rupee will be lost as payments were not made to the Chinese suppliers of the equipment.   India procured around 5 lakh rapid antibody test kits from the two Chinese firms, Guongzhou Wondfo Biotech and Livzon Diagnostics, and they were ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago ICMR asks states not to use rapid test kits for 2 days  Rediff.com2 months ago

How tech alumni plan to raise 21,000 crore to fight COVID-19

Over 5 million alumni from the Indian Institutes of Technology, Mumbai University and Institute of Chemical Technology, Mumbai, plan to raise Rs 21,000 crore to start the world's largest infection testing lab in Mumbai. IMAGE: A medic works on a sample for a COVID-19 rapid test. Photograph: PTI Photo IIT Alumni Council President and Chief Volunteer Ravi Sharma tells how the MegaLab, which plans to begin pilot testing on August 15, wants "to create a world class testing ...
 Rediff.com8 hours ago
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China denies Indian claim that Chinese test kits are faulty

China's embassy in New Delhi has denied allegations by the Indian government that coronavirus testing kits it ordered from China are faulty, calling the claim unfair and irresponsible.On Monday, the national Indian Council of Medical Research canceled an ...
 Times of India2 months ago China 'concerned' by India cancelling COVID-19 test kits  Rediff.com2 months ago Covid-19: Amid quality issues, Government directs States to not use rapid test kits for next two days  Hindu Business Line2 months ago

30 groups in India trying to develop COVID-19 vaccine: PSA

Nearly 30 groups in India, ranging from big industry players to individual academics, are trying to develop vaccines to fight coronavirus, Principal Scientific Adviser K VijayRaghavan said on Thursday.   THE WAR AGAINST COVID-19 Of these 30, 20 are working at a good pace, he said. "About 30 groups in India, big industry to individual academics are trying to develop vaccines to fight COVID-19 of which 20 are keeping a good pace," VijayRaghavan said at a media briefing. Without naming the ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

'Everyone had spelt doomsday for India, but that did not happen'

'People had said it will explode and everyone will die. Nothing of that sort has happened.''Our government has done a splendid job so far.' THE WAR AGAINST COVID-19 IMAGE: Likely coronavirus patients being brought in an ambulance to a hospital in Guwahati. Photograph: PTI Photo Dr Soumyadip Chatterji, Senior Resident at the Infectious Diseases department of the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, was posted to AIIMS's new COVID-19 facility at Jhajjhar, Haryana, last month.
 Rediff.com1 month ago

BSNL's 4G dream is mired in controversy

Just to promote govt’s policy of Make in India, BSNL said, it cannot afford to procure sub-standard equipment from inexperienced companies, not having proven technology. BSNL complained that when competitors were procuring world-class 4G equipment from experienced vendors, why should BSNL be compelled to procure locally. The employees’ union of the Bharat Sanchar Nigam (BSNL) has approached Prime Minister Narendra Modi to stop domestic telecom gear makers from scuttling the ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Big drugmakers step in to develop, import test kits

Cadila, Biocon developing rapid antibody testing kits; Eris, Mylan, Gland importing. Indian pharma majors are gearing up to develop or import testing kits for the novel coronavirus as demand for testing picks up. Big names like Cadila Healthcare and Biocon (through Syngene) are in the process of developing indigenous testing kits (rapid antibody testing kits).   Some such as Eris Lifesciences, Mylan, and Gland Pharma, among others, are also importing from international suppliers. There ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago

Can stem cells treat Covid-19? There’s hope

As each day passes and the number of Covid-19 cases continue to rise, billions across the world are paying for a vaccine or even a treatment for the deadly virus. While scientists and researchers across the world are working on various treatment options to ...
 Economic Times3 hours ago

'Ministry should end controversies related to GDP computation'

There has been criticism of the official statistics ever since MoSPI came out with new methodology to estimate the GDP on the base year of 2011-12 compared to earlier 2004-05. Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/ Former Reserve Bank of India governor C Rangarajan,  who was conferred the first P C Mahalanobis Award in Official Statistics for lifetime achievements on the occasion of the National Statistics Day on Monday, called upon the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation ...
 Rediff.com1 day ago
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