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World Space Week 2022

World Space Week is observed from October 4 to 10 every year. Key facts World Space Week is observed to create awareness about space activities, inspire next generation to contribute to those activities and promote international cooperation in space outreach and education. “Space and Sustainability” is the theme for this year’s World Space Week. Its ..

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Emergency Use Permission to Sputnik Light

The Drugs controller General of India recently granted Emergency Use Permission to Sputnik light COVID-19 vaccine. The expert panel of the central drug authority had recommended this. With this sputnik light becomes the ninth COVID – 19 vaccine in the country. Sputnik light It is same as that of Sputnik – V vaccine.  Dr Reddy’s ..

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Moderna: India licenses fourth Covid vaccine

Drug regulator of India, DCGI, has allowed Mumbai-based pharmaceutical company Cipla to import Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine for restricted emergency use in India. Key points Moderna’s vaccine is going to be fourth COVID-19 vaccine available in India after Covaxin, Covishield and Sputnik. About AstraZeneca-Oxford vaccine Covishield This vaccine is locally manufactured by Serum Institute of India. ..

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COVAXIN trial starts on children

Trial of COVAXIN, a COVID-19 vaccine by Bharat Biotech, on children below 18 years was started at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Patna. Background Trail was started following a nod given on May 11 by Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) to conduct clinical trials of Covaxin. COVAXIN was approved by DCGI, for ..

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World Space Week, 2020: Key Facts

The World Space Week is celebrated between October 4, 2020 and October 10, 2020. The week is being celebrated under United Nations resolution that was passed in 1999. Highlights The week celebrates contributions of space science and technology. This year the week is being celebrated under the theme Theme: Satellites Improve Life In 2021, the ..

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