India  /  Published 22.06.21

Covaxin: 77.8% efficient in trials

An expert panel of the country's central drugs authority has reviewed and accepted the phase-3 trial data of Bharat Biotech's COVID-19 vaccine Covaxin, sources said on Tuesday. According to t...
By Our Bureau in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 21.06.21

2nd wave ebbs, selloffs gain pace

Contrary to fears that the selloffs of BPCL and Air India will be delayed till the next fiscal, the Centre now expects to complete the exercise in this fiscal as the second wave of the coronavirus sub...
By R. Suryamurthy in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 16.06.21

BPCL bid sweetener

In a move to sweeten the deal for bidders of sale-bound BPCL, the Union cabinet is likely to tweak the foreign direct investment (FDI) policy to allow 100 per cent ownership of the state-owned refiner...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 13.06.21

BEML Ltd land to be spun off

BEML Ltd on Saturday said Dipam and NITI Aayog have agreed to the proposal of incorporation of a wholly owned arm for the demerger of surplus land and asset as part of BEML’s strategic divestmen...
By PTI in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 13.06.21

Bharat and Sumit are ‘two’ Kumars

Punjab police on Saturday clarified that Bharat Kumar and Sumit Kumar are two different people. Bharat Kumar, who was arrested by Punjab police on June 9, had impersonated Sumit and used the latter&r...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Calcutta


Calcutta  /  Published 11.06.21

Names emerge in connection with flat

Sushanta Saha The resident of Shukhobrishti arranged a one-bedroom flat in a day for Sumit Kumar. Saha was used as bait on Wednesday to make the gangsters answer the doorbell during the police operat...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 11.06.21

Bharat-Sumit twist to gangster trail

The Bharat Kumar who was arrested in Punjab on Wednesday on the charge of helping gangsters Jaipal Bhullar and Jaspreet Singh flee is Sumit Kumar who rented the New Town flat where the duo stayed in h...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 10.06.21

Assam to give its own awards

The Assam government will present its own versions of the Bharat Ratna and the Padma awards from next year. The weekly cabinet meeting, chaired by chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma here on Tuesday a...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

Jharkhand  /  Published 08.06.21

Covid: BCCL comes to the rescue

Dhanbad-based Coal India subsidiary, Bharat Coking Coal Limited (BCCL) has been working to provide medical infrastructure to the district administration by allocating two of its regional hospitals to ...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

Opinion  /  Published 07.06.21

The holes in the vaccine policy

The first phase of India’s Covid-19 mass vaccination programme was launched with healthcare professionals and other frontline workers on January 16, 2021. The second phase began on March 1; it w...
By Soumitra Ghosh


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