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by Kakkaji
07 Apr 2021 06:42
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 9853
Views: 1151651

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This is what I suspected: Farmers’ protest, events behind Punjab surge: Harsh Vardhan Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Tuesday said the COVID-19 spread in Punjab was mainly event-driven with marriages, local body elections and farmers’ agitation playing their part. In a virtual interaction with the ...
by Kakkaji
07 Apr 2021 06:40
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 9853
Views: 1151651

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Vaccine strategy to remain focused on priority group The next four weeks were going to be critical for India as the situation is serious and the second wave is spreading across the country, VK Paul, member- health, Niti Aayog said on Tuesday at the Union health ministry briefing. There was an upswi...
by Kakkaji
07 Apr 2021 06:29
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 9853
Views: 1151651

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India could resume vaccine exports by June: Serum Institute's Adar Poonawalla The world's largest vaccine maker, based in India, will be able to restart exports of AstraZeneca doses by June if new coronavirus infections subside in the country, its chief executive said Tuesday But a continued surge ...
by Kakkaji
04 Apr 2021 23:04
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 9853
Views: 1151651

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India’s Vaccination Drive crosses the landmark of 7.5 Crore doses administered across the country More than 6.5 cr get the first Vaccine Dose whereas more than 1cr have received the 2nd Dose Posted On: 04 APR 2021 11:19AM by PIB Delhi The cumulative number of COVID19 vaccine doses administered in t...
by Kakkaji
04 Apr 2021 00:07
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 9853
Views: 1151651

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Best wishes to Nsmith and family for speedy recovery.

Remembering from the 70's - Bhilai had a very good hospital for SAIL employees. Hopefully the meical facilities there are still at par with the metro cities.
by Kakkaji
03 Apr 2021 19:40
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 9853
Views: 1151651

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vijayk wrote:4.2 million on April 2


Great!
by Kakkaji
02 Apr 2021 09:00
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Small Armaments & Infantry Equipment - News & Discussion
Replies: 1075
Views: 249309

Re: Small Armaments & Infantry Equipment - News & Discussion

DRDO develops lightweight bullet-proof jacket for requirements of Army The DRDO has developed a lightweight bullet-proof jacket that weighs nine kg and meets the qualitative requirements of the Indian Army, the defence ministry said on Thursday. Kanpur-based Defence Materials and Stores Research an...
by Kakkaji
02 Apr 2021 08:43
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Roads Thread
Replies: 3134
Views: 411252

Re: Indian Roads Thread

Finally! This will open up a lot of residential property and industrial development along this expressway from Delhi to Meerut in Western U.P. Delhi-Meerut Expressway open for public, cuts travel time to 45 minutes The much-awaited Delhi-Meerut Expressway (DME), pegged as a smart highway, was opened...
by Kakkaji
02 Apr 2021 08:33
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 9853
Views: 1151651

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Behind the paywall, but useful information. Bharat Biotech mulls booster dose six months after second shot of COVID-19 vaccine Bharat Biotech, the maker of Covaxin vaccine, is evaluating the option of adding a booster dose to its two-shot jab, amid concerns that emerging variants may weaken the eff...
by Kakkaji
02 Apr 2021 08:32
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 9853
Views: 1151651

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Lot of interesting details, hence posting in full: Eyeing a daily target of 5 mn jabs in Phase-3: RS Sharma, CEO, National Health Authority The Centre has set a daily target of 5 million jabs in the third phase of the vaccination drive which will cover all those aged 45 and above from Thursday, Nati...
by Kakkaji
02 Apr 2021 08:18
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 9853
Views: 1151651

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Govt may help India's Covid vaccine cos get IFC, ADB funds: Economic affairs secretary Tarun Bajaj The government could help India’s vaccine makers get funding assistance from the International Finance Corporation or Asian Development Bank to lift capacity, said revenue and economic affairs secreta...
by Kakkaji
02 Apr 2021 08:16
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 9853
Views: 1151651

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Behind the paywall, but useful information. Bharat Biotech mulls booster dose six months after second shot of COVID-19 vaccine Bharat Biotech, the maker of Covaxin vaccine, is evaluating the option of adding a booster dose to its two-shot jab, amid concerns that emerging variants may weaken the effe...
by Kakkaji
02 Apr 2021 08:10
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 9853
Views: 1151651

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Expert panel defers decision on Sputnik V Covid-19 vaccine, wants more data The wait for Sputnik V in India got a little longer as the expert panel reviewing the application has sought more data on safety, efficacy, and logistics. A source close to the development said, “No approval was given to Sp...
by Kakkaji
02 Apr 2021 08:05
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 9853
Views: 1151651

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India indefinitely puts on hold AstraZeneca's vaccine shipment to Canada Shipments of the coronavirus vaccine from the Serum Institute to Canada have been put on hold for an indefinite period as India has temporarily stopped vaccine exports so as to cater to domestic needs. According to Sputnik, Ne...
by Kakkaji
01 Apr 2021 05:15
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 9853
Views: 1151651

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Brazil regulator flags safety issues in Covaxin production, denies certificate Brazil’s health regulator has rejected an application to give Bharat Biotech’s Covaxin a certificate of Good Manufacturing Practices following an inspection of the company’s site in Hyderabad earlier this month. The move...
by Kakkaji
31 Mar 2021 07:26
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 9853
Views: 1151651

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Covid-19: To avoid lockdown, states must step up RT-PCR testing; Centre must free up vaccine pricing While the state’s test-numbers have increased sharply, data from Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation shows that, over the past 10 days, the increase in Mumbai has largely been on the back of rapid an...
by Kakkaji
31 Mar 2021 03:28
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 9853
Views: 1151651

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Only in a few cases people contracted COVID-19 after taking vaccines: Health Minister Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan Tuesday said that there are only a few rare cases where people have contracted COVID-19 after taking vaccines. "Even if someone tests positive after taking vaccines, it min...
by Kakkaji
31 Mar 2021 03:24
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 9853
Views: 1151651

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Punjab neither conducting adequate tests, nor able to isolate cases: Centre Punjab has been neither conducting adequate number of tests nor been able to promptly isolate COVID-19 positive people, the Health Ministry said on Tuesday. Giving an overview of the COVID-19 situation in states and Union T...
by Kakkaji
31 Mar 2021 03:20
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 9853
Views: 1151651

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Everyone older than 45 years will be eligible for vaccine from Apr 1, says India's Health Min The Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan on Tuesday announced that from April 1 all people above 45 years will be eligible for vaccination. He stated that advance appointments for vaccination can be booke...
by Kakkaji
31 Mar 2021 03:13
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 9853
Views: 1151651

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Less than 13 lakhs today until 7 pm. I think the number of vaccine-eager seniors has tapered off. Given that all 45+ will be eligible from Thursday, I am hoping for a big spike in the number of vaccinations per day. India needs to go above 5 million vaccinations per day and consistently achieve it ...
by Kakkaji
30 Mar 2021 05:25
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Agriculture and Agro-based Industry
Replies: 706
Views: 149610

Re: Indian Agriculture and Agro-based Industry

Potential gain: Cow dung paint, a potential income booster for farmers The daunting goal of doubling farmers’ income needs action on multiple fronts. A steady source of additional income for cattle growers is being explored by the Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) with the innovative t...
by Kakkaji
30 Mar 2021 02:31
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017
Replies: 6233
Views: 1425683

Re: Indian Economy News & Discussion - Nov 27 2017

Modi’s Nal Se Jal brings tap water to 4 crore households since launch, 3 states achieve 100% target Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s flagship ‘Har Ghar Nal Se Jal’ scheme has so far provided tap water connections to nearly 4 crore households — over 20% of its target — since its launch in 2019. The sc...
by Kakkaji
30 Mar 2021 02:23
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 9853
Views: 1151651

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Covid-19 second wave in Maharashtra: BMC to release asymptomatic patients to ensure beds for needy As COVID-19 cases are going up rapidly in Mumbai, the city civic body on Monday decided to discharge asymptomatic patients at the earliest to vacate beds for the patients with more serious symptoms. T...
by Kakkaji
30 Mar 2021 02:21
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 9853
Views: 1151651

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Not Covid-specific, but related to future of vaccine development in India: Bharat Biotech ropes in its related firms to deepen tie-up with IICT for new vaccine platforms & key inputs Bharat Biotech International, the company that in collaboration with select government organisations developed Co...
by Kakkaji
30 Mar 2021 02:16
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 9853
Views: 1151651

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Dr Reddy's expects Covid vaccine to get nod from India in next few weeks Pharma major Dr Reddy's Laboratories expects the Russian coronavirus vaccine Sputnik V to get approval from the Indian regulator in the next few weeks, a company official has said. Observing that trials of the vaccine have bee...
by Kakkaji
28 Mar 2021 23:36
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 9853
Views: 1151651

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Here is the news story I had referred to earlier: Bharat Biotech, Serum Institute seek funds worth Rs 100 crore to ramp up Covid vaccine production Bharat Biotech has written to the central government to seek funds worth Rs 100 crore to ramp up production of the coronavirus vaccine, 'Covaxin'. Sourc...
by Kakkaji
28 Mar 2021 04:33
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 9853
Views: 1151651

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Bharat Biotech has asked the Government for Rs 100 crores assistance to be able to scale up. I will find the news story later and post it
by Kakkaji
28 Mar 2021 02:11
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 04 January 2021
Replies: 704
Views: 190917

Re: Tejas Mk.1 & Mk.1A: News & Discussions: 04 January 2021

Don't want to be a party pooper, but it looks like it will be a while before SP-25 and SP-26 will actually join IAF service, even though they flew today. On the accounting books, they will probably be transferred to the IAF before March 31st. This happens every year. I hope HAL can even out the deli...
by Kakkaji
28 Mar 2021 01:55
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 9853
Views: 1151651

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Interesting information, hence posting in full. Bharat Biotech asked to raise Covaxin production As the Covid-19 vaccination drive in India is set to open up for all people above 45 years from April 1, the Centre has asked Bharat Biotech, the manufacturer of Covaxin, to “significantly raise its prod...
by Kakkaji
28 Mar 2021 01:39
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 9853
Views: 1151651

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Story behind a paywall, but the headline is informative: Once approved, Sputnik V will be made in India possibly by five manufacturers: Dr Vinod K Paul, NITI Aayog I think the Sputnik will be the next one to be approved for use in India, hopefully in April. Zydus Cadilla vaccine will be the next aft...
by Kakkaji
27 Mar 2021 07:06
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 9853
Views: 1151651

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Govt planning to bring more population groups under COVID-19 vaccination drive: Harsh Vardhan The Centre is planning to widen the scope of the COVID-19 immunisation drive by bringing more population groups under its ambit, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said on Friday, days after everyone abov...
by Kakkaji
27 Mar 2021 06:55
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 9853
Views: 1151651

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Trial for second SII Covid vaccine begins in Pune The clinical trial for the second Covid-19 vaccine being manufactured by Serum Institute of India (SII), developed by US-based Novavax, have started in Pune. The first three volunteers were administered a dose of the vaccine, Covovax, on Friday. The...
by Kakkaji
27 Mar 2021 04:00
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 9853
Views: 1151651

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

If UP and Bihar can ramp up, the national totals will start moving up significantly.
by Kakkaji
27 Mar 2021 03:54
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 9853
Views: 1151651

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State-by-State description of issues affecting the vaccination drive in India: [https://www.thehindubusinessline.com/news/hesitancy-infra-issues-plague-vaccination-drive/article34172551.ece]Hesitancy, infra issues plague vaccination drive[/url] Seventy days into the Covid vaccination programme, some...
by Kakkaji
26 Mar 2021 02:12
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 9853
Views: 1151651

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Private hospitals are already allowed to charge up to Rs. 250 per dose. Supplies are the main constraint at this time just going by published numbers of production capacity. vera ji The Rs. 250 per dose includes Rs. 150 as the cost of vaccine (It is the cost at which the GoI supplies the vaccine to...
by Kakkaji
25 Mar 2021 20:41
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread
Replies: 9853
Views: 1151651

Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

I think the GoI should increase the limit on the service charge being collected by the private facilities to at least Rs 150 per dose. Without some monetary incentive, it will be difficult to ramp up the number of doses administered per day. You need to enlist small private clinics in urban and rura...
by Kakkaji
21 Mar 2021 07:42
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1
Replies: 3417
Views: 354415

Re: 2021 Strategic and Political Analysis-1

Can Shiv Sena be split ? The split unit can be merged with BJP and that should get BJP extra numbers to achieve majority. I don't think that would be good for the BJP in the long-term. If the MVA splits up, it is better for the BJP to let the President's Rule be imposed on the State. Start clean-up...
by Kakkaji
13 Mar 2021 07:38
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Agriculture and Agro-based Industry
Replies: 706
Views: 149610

Re: Indian Agriculture and Agro-based Industry

Agri-reforms & food business: A win-win combination Lot of good information from a GoI official The food business environment is undergoing changes owing to various policy initiatives taken by the government. Youth are willing to participate in various food business activities and are also enco...
by Kakkaji
08 Mar 2021 07:38
Forum: Strategic Issues & International Relations Forum
Topic: J&K Union Territory-2019
Replies: 3774
Views: 758088

Re: J&K Union Territory-2019

Story for those BRFites who say the GoI is not following its agenda in J&K: 170 Rohingyas detained in Jammu, scores flee homes Around 170 Rohingyas have been detained in Jammu for living without valid documents. Fearing detention, scores have left their homes while some also protested, demanding...
by Kakkaji
28 Feb 2021 04:55
Forum: Technology & Economic Forum
Topic: Indian Agriculture and Agro-based Industry
Replies: 706
Views: 149610

Re: Indian Agriculture and Agro-based Industry

Govt finalises products under scheme to increase farmer income, exports The government on Saturday said it has finalised a list of products from agriculture and allied sectors that will be promoted in a cluster approach in 728 districts across the country as part of its effort to boost farm exports...

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