Pomp and show at Trump’s July 4 celebration

By South Asian Times Washington: Defying Democrats’ objections considering the pandemic conditions, President...

India to look for red flags amid de-escalation with China

New Delhi: As China withdraws troops from several friction points in eastern...

Ankur Vaidya has a grand vision for FIA as chairman

Interview by Parveen Chopra New York: Ankur Vaidya, Board member and Past President...

Thousands of Indian students in US affected by online classes rule

Washington: The Trump administration on Monday announced that international students might have to leave the country or...

Gov’t of India’s Vande Bharat Mission flights extended to major metros

Effective July 11 through July 19, VBM flights previously scheduled to...

Indian Army bans 89 apps for its personnel, including Facebook

New Delhi: The Indian Army has asked all its personnel and...

India’s Covid-19 deaths per million lowest globally: Ministry

New Delhi: India’s Covid-19 cases and deaths per million population is...

India to play leading role in global economic revival: Modi

New Delhi: As the world goes through a recession amid the...

India’s Covid-19 deaths per million lowest globally: Ministry

New Delhi: India’s Covid-19 cases and deaths per million population is still among the lowest in the world, despite being a country with 1.3 billion people, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said on Thursday. Currently, India has 538 cases per million population. Cases per million population in some... Read More

Why we need to be ethical in Covid-19 vaccine race

By Dinesh C Sharma The race for an Indian vaccine to combat Covid-19 is heating up with the Hyderabad-based Bharat Biotech announcing on June 29 that its vaccine, Covaxin, has regulatory approvals for phase 1 and 2 human clinical trials. The approval is based on data of preclinical studies that... Read More

India races to release first Covid-19 vaccine by Aug 15

New Delhi: The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has partnered with Bharat Biotech International Limited (BBIL) for clinical trials of an indigenous vaccine for the coronavirus disease. BBIL is using the virus strain isolated at ICMR’s National Institute of Virology (NIV) in Pune to develop the vaccine. The clinical trials will... Read More

The Power of Tulsi, Uninterrupted

By Dr. Bhaswati Bhattacharya Recently Patanjali, the uber-successful Ayurveda venture of Baba Ramdev and Acharya Balkrishna, released a medicine called Coronil to cure coronavirus disease. Promptly, the authorities have asked Patanjali to stop advertising until data can be shown that substantiates such claims. At the launch, their clinical data, independently verified... Read More

Suraj Patel files lawsuit in vote battle with Rep. Maloney

Indian American candidate Suraj Patel, pitted against Rep Carolyn Maloney for the Democratic Party nomination to run for 12th Congressional district has asked a Manhattan court to supervise the counting of votes in a tight race where he is lagging by just 1.6 per cent of the ballots counted so... Read More