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Bharat Biotechs ‘Covaxin’ gets SEC nod for phase 2-3 clinical trials on 2 to 18 year-olds – The Economic Times Video [Video]

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Subject Expert Committee (SEC) gave nod to Bharat Biotech’s ‘Covaxin’ for phase 2 and 3 human clinical trials on 2 to 18 years. In the ongoing vaccination drive in India, the ‘Covaxin’ is being used in adults. ‘Covaxin’ is one of the two vaccines being manufactured in India currently and has been developed by Bharat Biotech.

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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Kamalpreet in Discus Throw final; archer Atanu Das loses in pre-quarters - The Economic Times Video [Video]

Discus thrower Kamalpreet Kaur qualified for the final with the best score of 64.00 in Group B qualification event but Seema Punia was knocked out. Earlier, India were handed two heartbreaking eliminations early in the day with archer Atanu Das and boxer Amit Panghal both being eliminated in their respective Round of 16 matches.

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After meeting with Minister of Road Transport & Highways Nitin Gadkari on July 29 in Delhi, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee informed that she had requested the Minister for proper road connectivity, transport and manufacturing industries in the state. I requested that it will be good if we have manufacturing industries in our state that will manufacture electric buses, electric autos and electric scooters. Our state shares borders with Bangladesh, Nepal, Bhutan, and the north-eastern states. So, we need proper roads, said Mamata Banerjee. (ANI)

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The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Tuesday released its World Economic Outlook forecast for the month of July. Despite the second wave of COVID-19 showing signs of receding in India, the IMF has seen fit to slash India's GDP growth forecast from 12.5 per cent to 9.5 per cent for the year 2021-22. A day after IMF slashed India's GDP forecast to 9.5%, ET Now Senior Editor Tamanna Inamdar and Ruchi Bhatia, Deputy Bureau Chief spoke with IMF Chief Economist Gita Gopinath about her take on India's post-pandemic recovery outlook, and how to Reboot India.