In a big boost to the Indian Navy, the fifth Scorpene-class submarine was ‘Vagir’ was launched at the Mazagaon Dock in Mumbai. Minister of State for Defence Shripad Naik launched the fifth scorpene class submarine 'Vagir' of Project 75 in Arabian sea waters through video conferencing. Defence public sector undertaking Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders had been assigned the task to build six Scorpene-class submarine for the Indian Navy. The first of the six Scorpene-class submarines, INS Kalvari, , was launched in 2015 and commissioned into service in late 2017. The Scorpene class of submarines can undertake multiple tasks which include anti-surface as well as anti-submarine warfare. Watch the full video for all the details.
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Minister of State (MoS) for Defence Shripad Naik launched 5th Scorpene class submarine 'Vagir' of Project 75 in Arabian sea waters on November 12. The event was held at Mazagon Dock in Mumbai. Defence public sector undertaking (PSU) Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders (MDSL) handed over its fifth Scorpene-class submarine to the Indian Navy.
COVID-19 tests are being done on passengers arriving from Delhi, Goa, Rajasthan and Gujarat at Pune Railway Station. A doctor said, "Passengers with high temperature are undergoing Rapid Antigen Test; if positive, being shifted to hospital. We are keeping record." The Maharashtra government on November 23 imposed restrictions on travellers who wish to come to the state from heavily coronavirus-afflicted states like Rajasthan, Delhi, Gujarat and Goa. The restrictions are imposed on both rail or air travellers. The travellers have to undergone an RT-PCR test.
A mandatory RT-PCR test rule began in Mumbai from November 25 (Wednesday) amid rising cases of coronavirus pandemic. Travellers from Delhi, Rajasthan, Goa and Gujarat arrived at Mumbai's Dadar Railway Station to undergo mandatory RT-PCR test.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi dedicated two Ayurveda institutes in Rajasthan and Gujarat on Ayurveda Day via video conferencing on November 13. Institutes are set to work on the development of Ayurveda. Since 2016, the Ministry of AYUSH has been observing Ayurveda Day every year on the occasion of Dhanwantari Jayanti (Dhanteras).
Dr Randeep Guleria, Director, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, participated in the inaugural session of the 18th edition of the Hindustan Times Leadership Summit. He discussed the Covid-19 pandemic and the development of vaccines with R. Sukumar, editor-in-chief, Hindustan Times. Dr Guleria said that because of Covid fatigue, we’re seeing a lot of people not following general precautions. He said it would be very sad for someone to lose an individual now, when the vaccine is just around the corner. Watch the full video for more.
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The opening session of the 18th edition of the Hindustan Times Leadership Summit saw an enlightening discussion on the Covid-19 pandemic. Dr Ashish K. Jha, Dean, Brown University School of Public Health, and Dr Randeep Guleria, Director, All India Institute of Medical Sciences spoke on the race for a vaccine, which witnessed breakthroughs recently. The two medical experts also commented on what we have decoded, and what's still left, about the Sars-CoV-2 coronavirus which causes the Covid disease. Watch the full discussion with R. Sukumar, editor-in-chief, Hindustan Times.
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AIIMS Director (Delhi) Dr Randeep Guleria reacted on the availability of the Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine and other vaccines in India and availability of their doses in the country. He said that the data released by the company is very encouraging but it should be looked very carefully. "Whatever vaccines they are making have potential of giving immunogenicity and protection as far as COVID-19 is concern," he said. "The challenge with the vaccines is that, how long the immunity lasts and how much protective value that it gives as far as individuals are concerns," Dr Guleria added. "He said that other challenge with the Pfizer vaccine is that the vaccine should be kept at a very low temperature which is not practical for rural parts of the country and tough to maintain the cold chain," he further said.
While speaking to ANI in Panaji on August 26, Chief Minister of Goa, Pramod Sawant spoke on health update of Union Minister of State (MoS) for AYUSH (Independent Charge) Shripad Naik. He said, "Union..