LIVE News Updates: World’s first DNA based COVID vaccine by Zydus Cadila receives emergency approval in India

Zydus Cadila receives approval for Emergency Use Authorization from DCGI for ZyCoV-D today. World’s first & India’s indigenously developed DNA based vaccine for COVID-19

LIVE News Updates: World’s first DNA based COVID vaccine by Zydus Cadila receives emergency approval in India
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20 Aug 2021, 7:43 PM

World’s first DNA based COVID vaccine by Zydus Cadila receives emergency use approval in India

Zydus Cadila receives approval for Emergency Use Authorization from DCGI for ZyCoV-D today. World’s first & India’s indigenously developed DNA based vaccine for COVID-19 to be administered in humans including children & adults 12 yrs and above: Ministry of Science & Technology

20 Aug 2021, 7:22 PM

Mamata Banerjee proposes core group of opposition leaders to decide on joint programmes, movements

Mamata Banerjee proposes core group of opposition leaders to decide on joint programmes, movements: TMC leader.

(Source: PTI)

20 Aug 2021, 7:15 PM

Delhi govt's medical O2 production promotion policy notified

A Delhi government's policy to make the city "self-reliant" in production of medical oxygen to tackle any COVID-19 crisis as seen during the second wave or any other medical emergency in future, has been notified, officials said on Friday.

The Medical Oxygen Production Promotion Policy of Delhi 2021 was approved by the Delhi Cabinet on August 3.

(Source: PTI)


20 Aug 2021, 6:09 PM

Haryana Health Minister Vij put on oxygen support

Haryana Health Minister Anil Vij, who earlier contracted coronavirus, was put on oxygen support on Friday after his oxygen levels dipped alarmingly, a doctor said.
(Source: IANS)

20 Aug 2021, 5:09 PM

Congress chief Sonia Gandhi's meeting with Oppn, underway, Mamata Banerjee,Farooq Abdullah present

Meeting of Congress chief Sonia Gandhi with Oppn leaders underway, via video conferencing

NC's Farooq Abdullah, DMK's MK Stalin, TMC's Mamata Banerjee, JMM's Hemant Soren, Shiv Sena's Uddhav Thackeray, NCP's Sharad Pawar, LJD's Sharad Yadav & CPM's Sitaram Yechury participating.

(Source: ANI)


20 Aug 2021, 4:10 PM

Sensex slumps 300 points to end at 55,329, Nifty declines 118 points 

Sensex slumps 300.17 points to end at 55,329.32; Nifty declines 118.35 points to 16,450.50.

(Source: PTI)

20 Aug 2021, 3:30 PM

2 ITBP jawans killed in naxal attack in Narayanpur district, Chhattisgarh 

Two ITBP (Indo-Tibetan Border Police) jawans killed in a naxal attack near ITBP Camp Kademeta, in Narayanpur district. The naxals fled from the spot after looting one AK-47 rifle, two bullet proof jackets and one wireless set: IG Bastar P Sundarraj


20 Aug 2021, 2:56 PM

Los Angeles crosses grim milestone of more than 25,000 COVID-19 deaths with a daily count of 35 fatalities

Los Angeles has crossed a grim milestone of more than 25,000 COVID-19 deaths with a daily count of 35 fatalities, local health authorities said.

(Source: IANS)

20 Aug 2021, 2:56 PM

Delhi reports 57 new cases, zero deaths in the last 24

Delhi reports 57 new cases, 46 recoveries and zero deaths in the last 24 hours; active cases 459.

(Source: ANI)


20 Aug 2021, 1:07 PM

Rishikesh-Srinagar highway blocked due to a landslide

Uttarakhand: NH 58 (Rishikesh-Srinagar) blocked near Shivmurti, Tota Ghati & Saudhpani due to a landslide. Visuals from Shivmurti on Rishikesh-Srinagar Highway.

(Source: ANI)

20 Aug 2021, 11:48 AM

19 FIRs registered by Mumbai Police against BJP’s Jan Ashirwad Yatra for violation of COVID protocols

Mumbai | Total 19 FIRs registered by Mumbai Police against BJP’s Jan Ashirwad Yatra for violation of COVID19 protocols.

(Source: ANI)


20 Aug 2021, 11:00 AM

PMLA court orders release of ₹1000 crore worth assets of Nirav Modi

PMLA court orders release of ₹1000 crore worth assets of Nirav Modi to NCLT appointed liquidator

(Source: Bar and Bench)

20 Aug 2021, 10:58 AM

Johnson & Johnson seeks nod for vaccine trials for 12-17 age in India

Johnson & Johnson seeks nod for vaccine trials for 12-17 age group in India

(Source: NDTV)


20 Aug 2021, 10:58 AM

Sensex tanks 445.02 pts to 55,184.47 in opening session

Sensex tanks 445.02 pts to 55,184.47 in opening session; Nifty falls 147.10 pts to 16,421.75

(Source: PTI)

20 Aug 2021, 9:34 AM

India registers 36,571 new cases in the last 24 hours

COVID19 | India registers 36,571 new cases in the last 24 hours; Active caseload stands at 3,63,605; lowest in 150 days. Recovery rate increases to 97.54%: Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

(Source: ANI)


20 Aug 2021, 9:19 AM

ISI is an enemy of India. You must remember that ISI controls the Taliban, says Asaduddin Owaisi

As per a report,one out of nine female children dies before age of 5yrs in India. There are atrocities&crimes against women here. But, they (Centre) are worried about what is happening to women in Afghanistan. Isn't it happening here?:Asaduddin Owaisi, AIMIM at an event yesterday

Pakistan has gained the most from the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan. Experts are saying that Al Qaeda & Daesh, have reached some areas in Afghanistan. ISI is an enemy of India. You must remember that ISI controls the Taliban and uses it like a puppet: AIMIM Asaduddin Owaisi

(Source: ANI)

20 Aug 2021, 9:19 AM

Having SC in New Delhi alone is injustice to most people in the country: says Justice N Kirubakaran

Having Supreme Court in New Delhi alone is injustice to most people in the country: Justice N Kirubakaran retires

(Source: Bar and Bench)

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