Bhutan’s Ministry of Health has received   a consignment   of COVID-19   RT-PCR   test   kits   for   50,000   tests, delivered by India. This is the 10th consignment of medical supplies handed over by the Government of India to the Royal Government of Bhutan since March 2020. The timely delivery of these RT-PCR testContinue Reading

Prime Minister Mr. Narendra Modi has urged the youngsters of the nation to join “Prarambh”, the Startup India international summit on January 15 and 16. The summit seeks to bring together top minds from industry, finance, academia, investment and banking besides the young startup leaders, said PM Mr. Narendra Modi. TakingContinue Reading

Having transformed from a country that till recently imported medical devices and equipment to one that is today ready to “save humanity”, India has come with two Made-In-India vaccines to fight Coronavirus and save the world said Prime Minister Mr. Narendra Modi. While virtually inaugurating the 16th Pravasi Bharatiya DivasContinue Reading

On January 4, India and four other nations, including Mexico, Norway, Ireland and Kenya begin their two-year term at the UN Security Council. The move comes at a time of growing polarization in the world body charged with ensuring world peace and security. The new countries, holding the non-permanent seatsContinue Reading

As India launched the world’s most ambitious and biggest COVID-19 vaccination drive, two prominent Indian scientists at WHO said that the country will encounter the formidable challenge of rapidly levelling up the distribution of COVID-19 vaccines to secure immunity for its entire population. The Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO),India’s drugsContinue Reading

On December 24, India delivered a   consignment   of COVID-19   RT-PCR   test   kits   for   20,000   tests to Bhutan. The delivery took place at Phuentsholing. According to a press release by Embassy of India, Thimpu, Bhutan, the delivery of these kits was in keeping with Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s assurance that India would standby its close friend and neighbour,Continue Reading

Saying that it was “highly likely” that its vaccine against the Coronavirus is effective against the mutated strain detected in Britain, the  co-founder of BioNTech on December 22 said that it could also adapt the vaccine in six weeks if need occurs. Ugur Sahin said, “Scientifically, it is highly likelyContinue Reading

The USD 740 billion defence policy bill that calls out Chinese aggression against India along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) has been approved by the US Congress. It is to be noted that since May this year, India and China have been involved in a military standoff along theContinue Reading

Among the 18 astronauts is Raja Jon Vurputoor Chari, an Indian-American US Air Force colonel who has been named by NASA in its ambitious manned mission to the Moon and beyond. NASA on December 9, announced the list of 18 astronauts to be imparted training for its Artemis moon-landing programmeContinue Reading

Unveiling his health team on December 7, US President-elect Joe Biden named Xavier Becerra as Secretary of Health and Human Services while Indian-American Dr. Vivek Murthy as his Surgeon General. Biden said, “This trusted and accomplished team of leaders will bring the highest level of integrity, scientific rigor, and crisis-management experience toContinue Reading