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Sumit Khanna

Eight COVID-19 patients die in hospital fire in Ahmedabad

06 Aug 2020

AHMEDABAD, India Eight COVID-19 patients died in a fire that broke out in the intensive care ward of a private hospital in Ahmedabad early on Thursday, officials said as they launched a probe into the incident.

School girls in India discover Earth-bound asteroid

27 Jul 2020

AHMEDABAD, India Two teenage girls from India have discovered an Earth-bound asteroid by poring through images from a University of Hawaii telescope, an Indian space education institute said on Monday.

India's Cadila aims to complete trial of coronavirus vaccine by March

17 Jul 2020

AHMEDABAD, India India's Zydus Cadila plans to complete late-stage trials for its novel coronavirus vaccine candidate by February or March and could produce up to 100 million doses a year initially if it is successful, the company chairman said Friday.

REFILE-India's Cadila to end late-stage trials of potential COVID-19 vaccine in March

17 Jul 2020

AHMEDABAD, India July 17 India's Zydus Cadila plans to complete late-stage trials for its potential coronavirus vaccine in March 2021 and could produce up to 100 million doses a year if trials are successful, Chairman Pankaj Patel told Reuters.

India's Lupin says 18 staff test positive for COVID-19 at drug plant

14 Jul 2020

AHMEDABAD/BENGALURU, India Indian drugmaker Lupin Ltd has shut one of its manufacturing plants in western Gujarat state after employees at the site tested positive for COVID-19, two government officials said on Tuesday.

India's Lupin shuts drug plant after 17 staff test positive for COVID-19

14 Jul 2020

AHMEDABAD, India July 14 Indian drugmaker Lupin Ltd has shut one of its manufacturing plants in western India's Gujarat state after at least 17 employees at the site tested positive for COVID-19, two government officials said on Tuesday.

Other deaths spike in Ahmedabad ravaged by coronavirus

02 Jul 2020

AHMEDABAD, India A large Indian city badly hit by the coronavirus has recorded a sharp rise in deaths not attributed to the outbreak, according to official data and burial records, highlighting how the pandemic has affected general healthcare.

Blaze causes major damage to Unicharm factory in India

24 Jun 2020

AHMEDABAD, India A fire at an Indian factory owned by a subsidiary of Japan's Unicharm Corporation caused huge damage on Wednesday, officials said.

Blaze causes major damage to Unicharm factory in India

24 Jun 2020

AHMEDABAD, India, June 24 A fire at an Indian factory owned by a subsidiary of Japan's Unicharm Corporation caused huge damage on Wednesday, officials said.

India extends lockdown to May 31, to relax rules in some areas

17 May 2020

NEW DELHI/AHMEDABAD India on Sunday extended a nationwide lockdown to May 31, as cases exceeded 90,000 and further clashes erupted between police and stranded migrants.

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