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The World’s Best Hope for Enough Covid-19 Vaccine Comes from India

▲ Adar Poonawalla, CEO of the Serum Institute, and his wife, Natasha, at their ranch in Pune, India. Photographer: Subhash Sharma for Bloomberg Businessweek The Serum Institute of India is preparing to crank out a billion doses. And that’s just the beginning. By Ari Altstedter | Bloomberg As chief executive officer of the Serum Institute of India, the largest manufacturer of vaccines in the world, Adar Poonawalla can produce about 1.5 billion doses a year of almost any inoculation. He has ma...
Tags: Europe, Medicine, France, Life, India, Narendra Modi, Bloomberg, Paris, Oxford, West Africa, World Health Organization, Astrazeneca, Airbus, Bloomberg Businessweek, Michelin, University of Oxford


IPL 2020: CSK, KKR to carry 10 exclusive net bowlers to UAE

Delhi Capitals are also expected to carry six net bowlers who will travel with the team
Tags: Sport, Cricket, Ipl, Delhi, Uae, CSK KKR


IAMAI proposed ombudsman model to government for OTT streaming regulation: Arré CEO Ajay Chacko

The Internet and Mobile Association of India has proposed an ombudsman model to the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting for self-regulation of streaming platforms like Netflix and Hotstar, Arré CEO Ajay Chacko said. Chacko revealed the development in a discussion hosted by IndianTelevision, which first reported Chacko’s remarks on Saturday. Arré is a part of the IAMAI’s Digital Entertainment Committee, which has been liaising for months with the MIB to come up with a self-regulatory system ...
Tags: Travel, News, India, Censorship, US, Netflix, Ministry Of Defence, Delhi, Defence Ministry, DCCC, IAMAI, Mobile Association of India, Jio, Chacko, BCCC, Medianama


Delhi High Court’s dynamic injunction in favour of Disney: An unclear and overbroad exercise?

By Nikhil Purohit; originally published on SpicyIP’s website Recently, in a suit filed by Disney for protection of its copyrighted content, the Delhi High Court granted the interim relief in its favour. As aptly described in the order, Disney is ‘in the business of creation, production and distribution of motion pictures/cinematograph films.’ It filed the impugned suit against certain ‘rogue’ websites that were illegally making its copyrighted content available on their platforms. Through the in...
Tags: Travel, News, Censorship, Court, Disney, Piracy, Delhi, Views, Cpc, Delhi High Court, John Doe, UTV, Medianama, MySpace Inc, John Doe Order, Divij


TRAI grills Vodafone Idea and Airtel further on priority 4G plans

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India on July 31 sent further questions to Airtel and Vodafone Idea on their priority 4G plans. The Economic Times first reported the fresh questionnaires. These plans, Vodafone RedX and Airtel Platinum, the telecom operators claim, give users who pay more higher speeds. TRAI initially tried halting these plans altogether but the TDSAT lifted the regulator’s order staying them, saying that it would be possible to investigate the plans without stopping them. Ji...
Tags: Travel, News, Vodafone, Telecom, Delhi, Airtel, Trai, Economic Times, Aren, Maharashtra, Jio, Telecom Regulatory Authority of India, Medianama, Vodafone Idea, TRAI TRAI, Airtel Platinum


India: The Issue Of Jurisdiction: Section 29A Of The Arbitration And Conciliation Act 1996 - Singh & Associates

The petitioner had filed a petition under Section 29A of the Act for extension of mandate of the arbitrator in the Delhi High Court.
Tags: News, India, Delhi, Associates, Singh


YC-backed Statiq wants to bootstrap India’s EV charging network

Electric vehicles (EVs) are spreading throughout the world. While Tesla has drawn the most attention in the United States with its luxurious and cutting-edge cars, EVs are becoming a mainstay in markets far away from the environs of California. Take India for instance. In the local mobility market, two- and three-wheel vehicles are starting to emerge as a popular option for a rapidly expanding middle class looking for more affordable options. EV versions are popular thanks to their reduced ma...
Tags: Fundings & Exits, Startups, Y Combinator, Asia, India, Funding, Tech, Tesla, United States, Electric Vehicles, Delhi, Mumbai, New Delhi, GreenTech, Yc, Better Place


Air Asia starts facial verification of passengers at Bengaluru International Airport

Passengers of Air Asia India flights, boarding from Bengaluru’s international airport, can now choose to authenticate their identity via facial recognition systems installed at the airport as part of the Indian government’s DigiYatra scheme. The airport, in a statement on August 3, said that passengers can choose to either board an Air Asia flight by going through the biometric authentication process, or through the existing manual process. We’ve reached out to the airport with more questions. A...
Tags: Travel, Asia, News, Privacy, Surveillance, Delhi, Facial Recognition, Biometrics, Bengaluru, Bangalore, Air Asia, CISF, Bengaluru International Airport, Vistara, Air Asia India, DigiYatra


Kashmiri businesses teetering on bankruptcy, as year-long Internet shutdown chokes e-commerce

By Aakash Hassan This is the second in a series of three articles chronicling the impact of the nearly year-long disruption in internet services in the Kashmir region, one of the longest in the world. Part Two looks at how the local economy has been affected. Musiab Nisar always aspired to be a successful entrepreneur. Despite holding a Master’s degree in Environmental Science, Nisar’s was always keen on creating an independent business. Barely months after his graduation in October 2018, N...
Tags: Travel, Facebook, News, Delhi, New Delhi, Kashmir, Srinagar, Jammu, Kashmiri, Nisar, Jammu and Kashmir, Internet shutdowns, Samiullah, Article 370, Aakash Hassan, Musiab Nisar


'We have abandoned the poor': slums suffer as Covid-19 exposes India's social divide

Virus proves a reminder to wealthy of their reliance on impoverished workers, reviving calls for a slum revolution that will benefit allCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageCooking, cleaning, and food shopping have been a shock to Anisa Agarwal. Pre-pandemic, married to a wealthy tile manufacturer, her life in Gulmohar Park in Delhi involved a cook, maid, driver and cleaner who came to her house every day.But despite her total dependence on them, Agarwal, 44, has not allow...
Tags: India, South and Central Asia, Global development, Delhi, Agarwal, Coronavirus outbreak, Gulmohar Park, Anisa Agarwal


This too shall pass

Hello, whoever is reading this!Hope you are well! I am not sure I can say the same thing about me. Life's being unkind - both at the personal front and at the professional one. Wish I could say more. But I will leave it here. And tell myself that this too shall pass. It always does. So, I did not write a post in the whole of July. Has to be among the longest breaks I've taken from writing. And has to be the longest I have been so out of action or inspiration. I mean the entire month of July pass...
Tags: Travel, Personal, Rant, Starbucks, Delhi, Mumbai, Andy, foreverAlone


Delhi Police Constable Executive Recruitment Examination by SSC 2020

SSC Delhi Police Constable Executive Recruitment Examination 2020 Staff Selection Commission (SSC)  will hold Combined All India Open Competitive  Recruitment Examination from 27/11/2020 to 14/12/2020 (for Computer Based Examination) in English and Hindi for following 5846 Government Job vacancy posts through Constable (Executive) Delhi Police Recruitment Examination 2020 for the requirement of Delhi Police. SarkariNaukriBlog Online Applications on prescribed... Please Click on the Title to Read...
Tags: Jobs, Delhi, Executive, Constable, Manisha, SSC, Recruitment Examination, Constable Executive Delhi Police Recruitment


Locust Swarms Are Getting So Big That We Need Radar To Track Them (slashdot)

The desert locust upsurge is yet another of 2020's horrors. From a report: In June, remote sensing analyst Raj Bhagat noticed a strange signal on India's weather radar. It looked like a small band of rain near Delhi, moving southwest, but Bhagat was convinced it was a locust swarm. "People began to report it," he says, referring to sightings on the ground. Giant locust swarms had spread to northern India earlier in the year, ravaging crops and destroying people's livelihoods. "The timelines were...
Tags: Asia, News, India, Africa, Middle East, Ethiopia, Un, Delhi, FAO, University Of Leeds, East Africa, Uttar Pradesh, Lucknow, Msmash, Bhagat, Keith Cressman


India Covid-19: Delhi's mask-averse shoppers worry officials

Delhi is slowly reopening as the government starts to ease Covid-19 restrictions.
Tags: News, Delhi


Emails reveal how the government finalised exemptions for deploying drones for COVID-19

Email conversations and notings between the Civil Aviation Ministry and the DGCA, the civil aviation regulator, obtained from , revealed that rules for exempting drones to be used for COVID-19 surveillance were finalised and published in less than three weeks. A platform to obtain these conditional exemptions, called GARUD, was made ready by NIC following beta testing in less than two weeks, the RTI showed. The emails also revealed that an effort was made to not make the drone operations “too r...
Tags: Travel, News, Privacy, India, NIC, Surveillance, Drones, Delhi, Mumbai, Kerala, Modi, Ministry, Amritsar, Telangana, Varanasi, RTI


Locust Swarms Are Getting So Big That We Need Radar To Track Them

The desert locust upsurge is yet another of 2020's horrors. From a report: In June, remote sensing analyst Raj Bhagat noticed a strange signal on India's weather radar. It looked like a small band of rain near Delhi, moving southwest, but Bhagat was convinced it was a locust swarm. "People began to report it," he says, referring to sightings on the ground. Giant locust swarms had spread to northern India earlier in the year, ravaging crops and destroying people's livelihoods. "The timelines were...
Tags: Asia, India, Africa, Tech, Middle East, Ethiopia, Un, Delhi, FAO, University Of Leeds, East Africa, Uttar Pradesh, Lucknow, Bhagat, Keith Cressman, Raj Bhagat


Aarogya Setu mandatory to enter Saket Court Complex in Delhi

To file non-urgent matters at the Saket Court Complex in Delhi, petitioners and their lawyers must have Aarogya Setu downloaded on their phone, according to the protocol for physical filing of non-urgent/ordinary matters issued by District and Sessions Judges Neena Bansal Krishna (South-East) and Poonam A. Bamba (South) on July 15. Rights group, the Internet Freedom Foundation first tweeted about this. According to the protocol, all advocates, parties in person, advocates’ clerks who enter the S...
Tags: Travel, News, Judiciary, Delhi, South East, Kanojia, Nair, Medianama, Internet Freedom Foundation, Kerala High Court, Gopinath, Coronavirus, Contact Tracing, Aarogya Setu, Jaishankar V Nair, Gopinath Puzhankhara


Of 661.9 million broadband connections in India, most are in Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu

India had 661.9 million wireless and wireline broadband connections at the end of December 2019, an increase of 6% over a three-month period, according to data published by the telecom regulator TRAI. Narrowband connections declined by 9% this quarter from 62.2 million connections as of September 2019. There are still 56.8 million narrowband connections in the country. TRAI defines internet connections with download speeds less than 512 kbps as narrowband, while connections with download speeds ...
Tags: Travel, News, Internet, India, Broadband, Policy, Telecom, Delhi, Mumbai, Trai, Tamil Nadu, North East, Assam, Bihar, Maharashtra, Jammu


A complete guide to drones in India

In June 2020, the government published draft drone rules, in an effort to frame dedicated legislation around them. Several people from the industry welcomed the move, admitting that the government was finally “identifying” both the presence and importance of the industry. With COVID-19 related lockdowns in the country, we saw several police forces use drones to surveil streets to enforce the lockdown, while some states used drones to spray disinfectants over areas that were the most vulnerable t...
Tags: Travel, News, India, Drones, Zomato, Delhi, Mumbai, Kerala, Amritsar, Delhi Police, Telangana, Varanasi, RTI, FICCI, Medianama, DGCA


Brand Moves for Friday July 24

Twenty-one weeks ago, when the gravity of the situation became clear, we started daily reporting on how brands were dealing with the COVID-19 crisis. What’s now becoming clear is that the current climate is one of near-perpetual disruption. So we made the decision to keep on telling the stories of inspiring brand leadership and strategy amid the latest crises in an anxious world. Our goal remains the same: to provide an up-to-the-minute source of information, inspiration and insight on brand mo...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Twitter, Europe, Florida, UK, Washington, Berlin, India, Advertising, Disney, Digital, US, America, Atlanta, Georgia


India coronavirus: 14-year-old sexually assaulted at Delhi Covid-19 centre

The accused and another man who allegedly filmed the incident have been arrested.
Tags: News, India, Delhi


Chinese drone companies are actually in the business of ‘data arbitrage’: Indian drone maker ideaForge

It’s no secret that there’s a deluge of Chinese-made drones in India but domestic drone makers are fighting back, vying to reclaim lost turf. “Our drones are not just more efficient than their Chinese counterparts, but also more secure for the country,” Vishal Saxena, vice president of surveillance and mapping at ideaForge, an Indian drone maker, told MediaNama. He also told us that a major reason why we should be wary of Chinese drones is because they are primarily in the business of “data arbi...
Tags: Travel, News, China, India, Drones, Dji, Delhi, Mumbai, Amritsar, RTI, Indian Oil Corporation, Medianama, DGCA, Saxena, PSUs, Indo China


Coronavirus live news: Hong Kong and California see record daily cases; 'huge discrepancy' in South Africa death toll

California cases pass New York’s; WHO emergencies chief says vaccinations unlikely before 2021; global infections top 15mSouth Korea goes into recession as Australia flags huge deficitUS daily coronavirus deaths surpass 1,000 for first time since JuneNearly a quarter of people in Delhi have had coronavirus, study findsUK coronavirus updates – live 10.22am BST The Philippines has reported 2,200 new coronavirus infections and 28 new deaths. The health ministry said total deaths now stand at 1,...
Tags: Hong Kong, New York, Science, Australia, California, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Medical Research, South Africa, Infectious Diseases, Philippines, Microbiology, Korea, Delhi


Coronavirus live news: South Africa excess deaths rise by 60%; California sees record daily cases

California cases pass New York’s; WHO emergencies chief says vaccinations unlikely before 2021; global infections top 15mSouth Korea goes into recession as Australia flags huge deficitUS daily coronavirus deaths surpass 1,000 for first time since JuneNearly a quarter of people in Delhi have had coronavirus, study findsUK coronavirus updates – liveAustralia coronavirus updates – live 9.17am BST Your questions answered on what type of mask to wear to cut the risk of getting Covid-19. Related:...
Tags: New York, Science, Australia, California, Russia, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Medical Research, South Africa, Infectious Diseases, Microbiology, Korea, Delhi, Coronavirus outbreak


Mandatory for e-commerce companies to show ‘country of origin’ of imported products: Govt tells Delhi HC

It is mandatory for e-commerce platforms such as Amazon, Flipkart, and Snapdeal to display the country of origin alongside imported products, the government told the Delhi High Court on Wednesday. This response came in a filed by the centre, following a plea seeking e-commerce to display country of origin alongside product listings. The government also prayed that the Court issue an advisory or directive to e-commerce companies to provide an option to “refine” search results for “made in India...
Tags: Travel, Amazon, News, India, Court, E-commerce, Delhi, SnapDeal, Flipkart, Amazon India, Gujarat, Department Of Consumer Affairs, Delhi High Court, PTI, Country Of Origin, Delhi HC


Nearly one in four people in Delhi may have contracted Covid-19, study reveals

Nearly one in four residents in the Indian capital of New Delhi may have been infected with the novel coronavirus, antibody tests on a random sample of people has shown.
Tags: Asia, News, Delhi, New Delhi


Coronavirus live news: California sees record daily cases as global infections top 15m

California Covid-19 cases pass New York’s after record day; WHO emergencies chief says vaccinations unlikely before 2021; global cases pass 15m. Follow the latest updates US daily coronavirus deaths surpass 1,000 for first time since JuneCalifornia surpasses New York as state with most coronavirus cases after record dayNearly a quarter of people in Delhi have had coronavirus, study findsSee all our coronavirus coverage 1.16am BST Mexico’s Health Ministry on Wednesday reported 6,019 new confi...
Tags: New York, Science, California, Mexico, Africa, US, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Medical Research, South Africa, Infectious Diseases, Microbiology, Brazil, Delhi


Coronavirus live news: number of confirmed cases worldwide passes 15 million

US has highest number of cases, followed by Brazil and India; WHO reports worrying infection trends in southern Europe and Balkans; Trump urges people to wear masksUS daily coronavirus deaths surpass 1,000 for first time since JuneNearly a quarter of people in Delhi have had coronavirus, study findsSee all our coronavirus coverage 5.09pm BST There are now over 15 million confirmed cases of Covid-19 across the globe, according to Johns Hopkins University data.The global tally of cases now sta...
Tags: Europe, Science, India, US, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Infectious Diseases, Brazil, Who, World Health Organization, Delhi, Balkans, Trump, Johns Hopkins University


Frumpy Middle-aged Mom: How I accidentally ended up in Nepal

This is a travel misadventure I never wanted to admit to you, because some of you are actually foolish enough to take my travel advice and I don’t come off well in this. Believe me, I don’t. Once upon a time, I was a travel agent. I got paid to help people plan their trips. And then, much later, my Cheapo Travel column ran in newspapers around the country. I’m telling you this so you understand what an idiot move I made when I took my planned trip to India last year. As many of you know, I don’t...
Tags: Facebook, Air Canada, India, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Nepal, Delhi, Kathmandu, Intrepid Travel, India Buddhist, Arvind, Top Stories OCR, Frumpy Middle-Aged Mom, Marla Jo Fisher, Cheapo Travel


Coronavirus live news: WHO reports worrying infection trends in southern Europe and Balkans

WHO says Americas remain global hotspot but cases accelerating in southern Europe, Balkans and Africa; Trump urges people to wear masksNearly a quarter of people in Delhi have had coronavirus, study findsChina hackers sought to steal coronavirus vaccine research, says USCoronavirus vaccine tracker: how close are we to a vaccine?See all our coronavirus coverage 11.19am BST A poll of 7000 households in Germany concludes that working from home during the pandemic has been a positive experience ...
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