News Roundup: Top 10 stories of the week


Team Udayavani, Jul 12, 2020, 11:11 AM IST

 

Veteran actor Jagdeep passes away at 81

Famous comedian and veteran actor, Jagdeep, passed away at the age of 81 due to health-related issues  on Thursday, July 9. He was best known for his role of Soorma Bhopali that he played in the 1975 film Sholay

Kannada actor Susheel Gowda dies by suicide

Popular Kannada actor Susheel Gowda died by suicide in his house located in Mandya’s Induvalu, on, Wednesday, July 8

Amitabh Bacchan, Son Abhishek Bachchan test positive for Covid-19

Amitabh Bacchan has been admitted to Mumbai’s Nanavati hospital after testing positive for Covid-19. Amitabh’s son Abhishek too has been tested positive for Covid-19 on Saturday, July, 11.

India’s first indigenous COVID-19 vaccine may be launched by Aug 15

Aiming to launch an indigenous COVID-19 vaccine by August 15, the Indian Council of Medical Research has written to select medical institutions and hospitals to fast-track clinical trial approvals for the vaccine candidate Covaxin being developed in collaboration with Bharat Biotech.

AstraZeneca leading in Covid-19 vaccine race, Moderna not far behind: WHO

Chief scientist of World Health Organization’s (WHO) said that AstraZeneca’s experimental Covid-19 vaccine is probably the world’s leading candidate and most advanced in terms of development,while US-based pharmaceutical major Moderna is not far behind.

India may see 2.87 lakh COVID-19 cases daily by winter 2021, sans vaccine: MIT study

India may record about 2.87 lakh coronavirus cases per day by the end of winter 2021 in the absence of a COVID-19 vaccine or drug intervention, according to a modeling study by the MIT, but noted the projections should be interpreted as indicators of potential risk and not precise predictions of future cases.

Singapore votes for new government amid COVID-19

Wearing face masks and gloves, Singaporeans were voting on Friday in a general election that is expected to return the ruling party once again to power but the result could be a test for Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong’s handling of the economy during the COVID-19 crisis.

Clinical trials for Ayurvedic formulations against COVID-19 to be initiated in India, US

Ayurvedic practitioners and researchers in India and the US are planning to initiate joint clinical trials for Ayurveda formulations against the novel coronavirus

Instagram brings short-video format Reels to India

Instagram on Wednesday said it will start testing a new format ‘Reels’ in India that will allow users to create and share short videos.

Picture of nurse resting on floor wearing PPE kit in Assam hospital goes viral

A picture of a nurse resting on floor wearing PPE kit at the Khanapara Covid-19 Care Centre in Assam’s Guwahati has gone viral.

 

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