corona vaccine

India's Hetero wins approval to sell COVID drug favipiravir

India's Hetero Labs Ltd has received regulatory approval to sell its version of anti-viral drug favipiravir to treat COVID-19, the drugmaker said on Wednesday, as coronavirus infections in the world's third worst-hit nation crossed 1.5 million. Jul 29, 2020
Karnataka bureaucratic reshuffle

Karnataka shuffles IAS officers, labour secretary transferred again

It is the third time Rao has been transferred from the labour department after he replaced P. Mannivanan in mid-May but was transferred to the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) department as secretary a week later and was posted again as labour secretary in June to hold it as concurrent charge. Jul 29, 2020
H.D.Deve Gowda

Deve Gowda threatens stir against Karnataka's new land law

Former Prime Minister and Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) supremo H.D. Deve Gowda on Tuesday threatened to launch a statewide agitation if the BJP government did not withdraw the amendments to the Karnataka Land Reforms Act forthwith. Jul 29, 2020