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Corbevax, Covovax, Molnupiravir approved for restricted emergency use against COVID-19

Dec 28, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya on Tuesday said that the Central Drug Authority CDSCO has approved the Serum Institute of India's COVID-19 vaccine Covovax, Biological E's jab Corbevax and  anti-Covid pill Molnupiravir for emergencies.

Poonawalla Fincorp Divests Stake In Magma HDI

Nov 02, 2021 Outlook Business Team

Poonawalla Fincorp stated that the transaction would result in a pre-tax profit of Rs 351.85 crore. Additionally, increase its capital adequacy ratio from the existing 52.2 per cent to 56.1 per cent.

Serum Institute Of India Eyes Exports With Enhanced Covid-19 Vaccine Output: Adar Poonawalla

The company’s CEO Adar Poonawalla said the company would be able to export 20 to 30 million Covid-19 vaccine doses in November this year.

Modi, Mamata Both Figure On TIME List Of '100 Most Influential People' Of 2021

Sep 16, 2021 Sharmila Bhowmick

The political rivals rub shoulders with world ‘Leaders’: Joe Biden, Kamala Harris, Donald Trump, Abdul Ghani Baradar. Adar Poonawal figures on the list of ‘Pioneers’.

‘It May Start Blame Game’: Serum Institute’s Cyrus Poonawalla Against Mixing Covid Vaccines

The efficacy of this approach has not been proven in field trials involving thousands of participants, Cyrus Poonawalla said

11 August, 2021

Record Indian Students Get Admitted To UK Universities In 2021

Outlook Web Desk

This year’s admission of Indian students to UK Universities, marks an overall increase of 19 percent in comparison to the previous year.

18 July, 2021

Father-Daughter Duo Who Risked Life For Vaccine Trial Begs For Jabs For Kin

Jeevan Prakash Sharma

Santosh K More has raised the issue in a tweet tagging PM Modi and Serum Institute CEO Adar Poonawalla

17 July, 2021

Not Received Marketing Authorisation Application For Covishield: EU Medical Body

Outlook Web Bureau

While Covishield has an emergency use listing from the WHO, it is yet to receive a similar approval from the European Union.

29 June, 2021

Not Received Any Application Seeking Approval For Covishield: European Medicines Agency

Outlook Web Bureau

Serum Institute of India’s Covishield has not received the EU Covid-19 Vaccination Passport due to which those vaccinated with Covishield will not be able to travel across the EU

28 June, 2021

Serum CEO Adar Poonawala Assures Help To Indians Facing Travel Issues Due To Covishield Vaccine

Outlook Web Bureau

The travellers vaccinated with Covishield may not be eligible for the European Union ‘Green Pass’- an immunity document that is meant to ease travel

25 June, 2021

Serum Institute Manufacturing First Batch Of Covovax Covid-19 Vaccine, Says Poonawalla

Outlook Web Bureau

Taking to Twitter, SII CEO said, 'Excited to witness the first batch of Covovax (developed by @Novavax) being manufactured this week at our facility in Pune.'

23 May, 2021

‘Not Company’s View’: Serum Institute On Executive’s Remark On Covid Vaccination Drive

Outlook Web Bureau

In a letter to the Union Health Ministry on May 22, Serum Institute clarified that the statement by its executive director Suresh Jadav at a recent event is not the view of the company.

18 May, 2021

Committed To India’s Inoculation Drive, Never Exported Vaccines At Cost Of Indians: Serum Institute

Outlook Web Bureau

Serum continues to scale up manufacturing and prioritise India. It also hopes to start delivering (vaccines) to COVAX and other countries by end of this year, Serum Institute of India said

18 May, 2021

Adar Poonawalla Exits Panacea Biotec; Sells Entire Stake For Rs 118 Crore


As per BSE block deal data, Poonawalla sold 31,57,034 scrips he held in the firm at a price of Rs 373.85 per share, taking the total deal value to Rs 118.02 crore.

30 April, 2021

Don’t Queue Up For Vaccines Tomorrow, We’ve Not Got Vaccines Yet: Arvind Kejriwal

Outlook Web Bureau

'We’ve not received the vaccines yet, we are in constant touch with the company. We are hopeful that vaccines will reach by tomorrow or the day after,' Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said

28 April, 2021

Serum Institute Of India Chief Adar Poonawalla Granted ‘Y’ Category Security

Outlook Web Bureau

Making the announcement, Union government officials said the aim of the move was to protect the Pune-based businessman from 'potential threats'

24 April, 2021

Serum Institute Defends Covishield Pricing, Says ‘Inaccurate Comparison’

Outlook Web Bureau

Serum Institute of India (SII) in a statement clarified that there was an 'inaccurate comparison' done between the global prices of the vaccine with India.

21 April, 2021

Serum Institute Announces Prices Of Covishield: Rs 400 For State Govt And Rs 600 For Private Hospitals

Outlook Web Bureau

This comes ahead of the new round of vaccinations from May 1 that will include all above 18.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

PTI Photo

Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

PTI Photo

Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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The Future of Universities: Can India Overcome The Digital Divide?

The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.

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Super Immunity, Natural Vaccines, Covid Gods: A Desi Guide To Denying The Pandemic

Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.

Jan 08, 2022 Rakhi Bose

What Is The Future Of The Liberal Arts In Asia?

Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.

Jan 01, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.

Dec 28, 2021 Tanvir Aeijaz