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BCG vaccine offers protection against Covid in elderly: ICMR study

Bacillus Calmette-Guérin (BCG) vaccine, which primarily provides protection against tuberculosis (TB), is also beneficial against coronavirus disease (Covid-19) among elderly people, scientists at the...

Opposition turns the heat on Pinarayi

A paroxysm of street protests demanding the resignation of Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan swept across the State on Wednesday following the Enforcement Directorate’s (ED)...

Teachers in rural areas need more online training, reveals ASER survey

A survey has found that training of teachers in rural areas leaves a lot to be desired. The findings of the Annual Status of...

SEC wants to monitor pandemic situation in State

State Election Commissioner N. Ramesh Kumar who elicited views of political parties on the conduct of local body polls in the State on Wednesday...

No anti-incumbency in Bihar, says BJP chief JP Nadda

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president JP Nadda on Wednesday insisted that there is no anti-incumbency in Bihar, stressed that Nitish Kumar would be the...

Ashok Shettar and B.F. Dandin chosen for Rajyotsava Award

Two academics from Hubballi Ashok Shettar, who changed the engineering education scenario in North Karnataka, and B.F. Dandin, who despite coming from a humble...

More MSMEs to be involved in defence, aerospace sectors

The Union Government is looking at doubling the number of Micro, Small and Medium-scale Enterprises (MSMEs) in the defence and aerospace sectors in the...

High Court quashes TNSEC’s order for re-election in Kumalankulam panchayat

Tamil Nadu State Election Commission (TNSEC) cannot be allowed to conduct re-election in a local body where attempts had been made to subvert the...

Denied posting despite holding appointment order, alleges visually-impaired woman

A visually-impaired woman, who cleared the Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC) Group IV exams, has alleged that a government department has refused to...

Anbumani urges State to continue free laptops and cycles scheme this year

PMK youth wing leader Anbumani Ramadoss on Wednesday said that the free laptop and cycles schemes for students studying in government schools and other...

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