India  /  Published 01.07.20

Vaccine: Pune gets human trial nod

A strain of the new coronavirus, isolated in a government lab in Pune and killed with chemicals, will be India’s first home-grown candidate vaccine against Covid-19 to head into human safety and...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

India  /  Published 01.06.20

Kerala firm curbs sanitiser misuse

A state-run pharmaceutical company in Kerala has swum against elementary business wisdom and shut down its sole retail outlet when it found that queues were growing longer for its affordable hand san...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

North East  /  Published 27.05.20

Tea wellness fails to impress Ayush

The ministry of ayurveda, yoga and naturopathy, unani, siddha and homoeopathy (Ayush) has turned down the Tea Board India’s request to include black tea for health promotion and as an immunity boost...
By Roopak Goswami in Guwahati

West Bengal  /  Published 01.05.20

3 held in Malda drug crackdown

District police continued its crackdown on narcotic racket with three persons being arrested with suspected brown sugar worth around Rs 10 lakh and a packet of yaba tablets from Dhulauri near Kaliacha...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda

North East  /  Published 29.04.20

Gauhati High Court seeks status report

The Aizawl bench of Gauhati High Court on Wednesday asked the deputy commissioner and the superintendent of police of Aizawl district to submit a “status report” on Saturday’s incident in which...
By Henry L. Khojol in Aizawl

India  /  Published 23.04.20

Pran’s ‘pranii’ in Covid trial

A bacterium discovered by an Indian scientist more than four decades ago and used in treating leprosy for nearly 20 years will now be offered to Covid-19 patients in India under a controlled clinical ...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 18.03.20

BRIEFS: Robbery attempt

Robbers barged into Assam Gramin Vikash Bank at Jugijaan in Hojai district on Tuesday. They could not break the locker but broke the locks of almirahs. Later in the day, locals and bank staff informed...
By The Telegraph in Hojai

North East  /  Published 12.03.20

BRIEFS: Drugs of Rs 30 lakh seized

Tripura police seized 315kg of ganja valued at Rs 30 lakh from Churaibari in North district on Thursday and arrested Abhijit Sarkar, the driver of an Assam-bound oil tanker. BSF troops seized 5kg ganj...
By The Telegraph in Agartala

North East  /  Published 06.03.20

NGOs seek border fence

The Chakma NGOs of Mizoram have demanded that the border with Myanmar should be fenced to prevent smuggling of drugs, arms and influx of foreigners.“If India’s border with Bangladesh can be fenced...
By Rokibuz Zaman in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 05.03.20

Drugs, mobiles seized

The BSF arrested one person and seized drugs and mobile phones valued at Rs 21,66,101 in a series of raids in Tripura’s South District in the wee hours on Thursday.A BSF release said based on specif...
By Tanmoy Chakraborty in Agartala


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