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Indian Council for Medical Research (ICMR)

7.9% Cancer Cases In India Were Recorded In Children: ICMR

Sep 26, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The report has been prepared by the Indian Council of Medical Research and National Centre for Disease Informatics and Research, Bengaluru.

Health Officials Release 25,000 Mosquitofish As Firozabad Grapples With Dengue And Viral Fever

Sep 08, 2021 Bharat Singh

District health officials have started releasing the fish, generically known as Gambusia, in ponds in urban as well as rural areas of the district, Chief Medical Officer (CMO) Dinesh Kumar Premi said.

India Reports 38,667 Fresh Coronavirus Cases, 478 Fresh Fatalities

India's fatality rate stands at 1.34 percent as per the Health Ministry.

Combination Of Covishield, Covaxin Better Than 2 Doses Of Same Vaccine: ICMR Study

Aug 08, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

The study involved 98 people, 18 of whom had inadvertently received Covishield as first dose and Covaxin as the second in Uttar Pradesh.

Covaxin Provides Protection Against Delta Plus Covid Variant: ICMR Study

Bharat Biotech’s Covaxin neutralises the Delta, Delta Plus (AY.1) and B.1.617.3 variants of SARS-CoV-2 effectively, the Indian Council of Medical and Research stated

29 July, 2021

ICMR Survey Finds Kerala Has Least Covid Antibodies, MP Tops

Outlook Web Bureau

ICMR sero survey has found that two-third of population surveyed in 11 states have coronavirus antibodies.

28 July, 2021

Kerala Has Least Seroprevalence, Madhya Pradesh Tops The Charts: ICMR Serosurvey

Outlook Web Bureau

According to the fourth national serosurvey conducted by the Indian Council of Medical Research, two-thirds of the population surveyed in 11 states has Covid-19 antibodies

23 July, 2021

People Died Due To Lack Of Oxygen But ICMR Norms Stopped Us From Reporting: Expert

Jeevan Prakash Sharma

The govt statement has shocked the medical fraternity because it is far away from the reality

21 July, 2021

ICMR Guideline Prohibits States From Reporting Covid Deaths Due To Shortage Of Oxygen: Doctors’ Body

Jeevan Prakash Sharma

Guidance for the appropriate recording of COVID-19 related deaths in India categorically mentions that Asphyxia, Respiratory arrest/Failure, and Respiratory Failure among others cannot be mentioned as a cause of death

16 July, 2021

Delta Variant Causes Majority Of Clinical Breakthrough Infections Of Covid: ICMR

Outlook Web Desk

ICMR's study is based on 677 clinical samples of individuals who tested positive for Covid-19 despite taking either two doses or one dose of vaccines.

10 July, 2021

ICMR To Pair With Oxford For Clinical Trial Of COVID-19 Therapy Evaluation

Outlook Web Desk

The trial, 'India-UK RECOVERY (Randomised Evaluation of COVID-19 therapy)', will be a multi-centre, adaptive platform trial on COVID patients, ICMR said on Friday.

03 July, 2021

Phase Three Clinical Trial Concludes 77.8 Per Cent Effectiveness Of Covaxin

Outlook Web Desk

The report suggests that the vaccine is capable of providing 65.2 percent protection from the lethal Delta Plus strain of Coronavirus and 93.4 per cent protection against the severely symptomatic cases

25 June, 2021

Pregnant Women Can Be Vaccinated Against Covid -19, Says ICMR

Outlook Web Bureau

More data needed to decide whether children can be inoculated, says ICMR chief

19 June, 2021

It Is Incorrect And Premature To Say That The Third Covid Wave Is Inevitable: ICMR

Jeevan Prakash Sharma

Two studies by ICMR will give enough resource to predict any wave and its severity, says Dr Samiran Panda.

27 May, 2021

Covid Patients Suffer As Drug Regulator And Top Research Body Lack Coordination

Jeevan Prakash Sharma

While the ICMR is investigating if 2-Deoxy-d-Glucose (2-DG) is useful in the treatment of Covid-19, the DCGI has already granted it emergency use authorization (EUA).

21 May, 2021

Aggressive Genome Sequencing Of Covid-19 Can Explain Post-Vaccine Infections, Deaths: Research Firm

Jeevan Prakash Sharma

Dr Vedam Ramprasad, chief executive officer of MedGenome, says that large-scale genomic surveillance of SARS-CoV-2 is the answer to many questions that puzzle our virologists.

20 May, 2021

Covid Home-Testing Kit Approved By ICMR

Outlook Web Bureau

The ICMR (Indian Council of Medical Research) cautioned people against indiscriminate home testing using Rapid Antigen Tests (RATs).

19 May, 2021

Changes To Covid Treatment Protocol Shows India’s Intellectual Slavery To The West: Health Experts

Jeevan Prakash Sharma

India made two crucial changes to its Covid treatment protocol, both were prompted by the research done in the UK and published in the reputed medical journal 'The Lancet'.

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Party workers of Jharkhand Pradesh Congress Committee (JPCC) Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) and others participate in a torch light procession on the eve of Bharat Bandh to protest against the...

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Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) team at Baghambari Gaddi Math, recreating crime scene during investigation in the death of Akhil Bharatiya Akhara Parishad president Mahant Narendra Giri Maharaj, in Prayagraj.

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A security personnel cuts the sleeve of a candidate's cloth for security purposes during the Rajasthan Eligibility Examination for Teachers (REET), in Ajmer.

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Indian Air Force aircrafts perform during an air show in Srinagar.

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Union Information & Broadcasting Minister Anurag Thakur inspects the Zojila Tunnel in Ladakh.

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Caste Your Vote: Why A Caste Census Could Radically Change India’s Political Map

Opposition parties unite for implementation of a long-standing demand. Will the Modi Government bite the bullet?


A Tulsi Plant, Unworn Sandals, A Mat, Brooms…Hathras Memories In A Post-Truth World

There is no need to contextualise Hathras. It is a standalone story. A warning, a trigger, a tragedy.

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Congress Bowls A Caste Googly: A Dalit Sikh As Chief Minister Of Punjab Ahead Of State Polls

A Dalit Sikh CM from the neglected Puad region is a smart move, queering the pitch for the grand old party’s rivals.

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Congress Bowls A Caste Googly: A Dalit Sikh As Chief Minister Of Punjab Ahead Of State Polls


Virat Kohli’s Abrasive Leadership Style Gave Indian Cricket A New Dimension

Virat Kohli will step down as T20 captain of India and RCB but that will not take away the fact that he remains a unique leader

Sep 20, 2021 Arijit Ghosh

Taliban: What’s Next For The International Community?

With all foreign soldiers out of Afghanistan, the Taliban is now in a position to do pretty much what it wants.

Sep 13, 2021 Seema Guha

Rising Challenges Of Plagiarism In The Era Of Online Education

It can be a crucial stepping stone to develop young minds to appreciate the importance of practising honesty throughout their academic journey and lay the foundations for successful professional careers.

Sep 12, 2021 Chaitali Moitra

Vaccine Mandates Harm Long-Term Public Health

One can be pro-religion, but against coerced religion; one can be pro-vaccines, but against coercion and mandates

Sep 12, 2021 Kameswari Chebrolu