News  /  Published 19.05.22

Bowbazar subsidence to impact key project work

Trial run on the entire stretch of East-West Metro, laying of tracks on a stretch in one of the tunnels and installation of electrical and signalling equipment are some of the vital work that has been...
By Sanjay Mandal, Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

Events  /  Published 03.03.22

Is trial by media a curse to our democracy? The Bengal Club debates

“We have had a fair display of eloquence regarding freedom of fair speech and freedom of fair trial,” summed up Mukherjee, putting the motion to vote. The house voted for the motion. ...
By Chandreyee Chatterjee

News  /  Published 10.12.21

Ten years after Kolkata hospital fire killed 92, kin still wait for justice

A girl who was nine when she lost her mother is 19 now. The court case to decide who is responsible for the death in a fire at AMRI Hospitals Dhakuria in south Kolkata is continuing. The fire on Dece...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

India  /  Published 03.09.21

Cobrevax: Nod for trial on kids

Biological E has received approval for conducting phase II/III human clinical trial of Covid-19 vaccine candidate Corbevax on children above five years and adolescents, the Department of Biotechnology...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 06.06.21

Covid-19: Trial for Niclomiside begins

The CSIR and Laxai Life Sciences Private Limited have initiated phase II clinical trials of anti-helminitic drug Niclosamide' for the treatment of Covid-19 patients, a statement said on Sunday. T...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi


Calcutta  /  Published 07.01.21

Vaccine dry run tomorrow

The second dry run for Covid vaccination will be held on Friday across 23 districts of Bengal. Each district will have three vaccination centres. The first dry run was restricted to three centres in ...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

India  /  Published 16.12.20

Integrated effort to support and promote vaccine

The Indian government is making all efforts to support and promote the development of Covid-19 vaccine, however, there is a need to strengthen cold chain logistics and remove vaccine hesitancy, expert...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in New Delhi

India  /  Published 11.12.20

Trial nod for homegrown RNA-based vaccine

Two years ago, Sanjay Singh, a biochemist and chief executive officer of a Pune-based biotechnology company producing drugs for cancers and strokes, turned his attention to a new “platform&rdquo...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

World  /  Published 21.10.20

Covid: human challenge trial in UK

Researchers at Imperial College London are planning to deliberately infect healthy volunteers with the coronavirus early next year as part of the world’s first effort to study how people immunis...
By New York Times News Service in London

India  /  Published 03.08.20

Vaccine: 10-city trial plan

India’s department of biotechnology has selected 10 cities where several thousand healthy volunteers could join the anticipated large-scale clinical trials to assess the efficacy of candidate va...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi


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