SII, Bharat Biotech to ensure smooth roll-out of Covid-19 vaccines: In a joint statement, Serum Institute of India CEO Adar Poonawalla and Bharat Biotech director Dr Krishna Ella said that it was their combined intent to develop, manufacture and supply the Covid-19 vaccines for India and the world.
PM inaugurates Kochi-Mangalore natural gas pipeline: Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the 450-km Kochi-Mangalore natural gas pipeline built at a cost of Rs 3,000 crore.
Modi gets shot in the arm : Facing relentless criticism for granting emergency approval for home-grown coronavirus vaccine, the Modi government got a shot in the arm when Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates praised ‘Indian leadership for scientific innovation and vaccine manufacturing capability’
India bird flu outbreak: Thousands of poultry will be culled in India after an outbreak of avian influenza, found to be deadly to birds across the country, officials said.
MNM’s agenda on environment protection: Actor and Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM) founder Kamal Haasan has announced a seven-point agenda to protect the environment. Unveiling the agenda, he said the party is aiming to strike a balance between industries, agriculture and environment.
Sourav Ganguly stable now: Former Cricketer Sourav Ganguly, who underwent angioplasty after suffering a heart attack, is in a stable condition, Dr Devi Shetty said. He is likely to be discharged tomorrow.
Pak SC orders reconstruction of vandalised temple: Days after a Hindu temple was vandalised and set afire by a mob in Pakistan, the country’s Supreme Court has ordered the authorities for its reconstruction as the incident brought “international shame to Pakistan”. The Supreme Court has approved the Central Vista Project, paving the way for the government to start construction on the ambitious project.
Boris Johnson cancels India visit as Britain goes into lockdown: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Tuesday cancelled his visit to India where he was scheduled to participate as the chief guest during the Republic Day parade on January 26.