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The world needs more vaccines but where are the monkeys?

Mark Lewis was desperate to find monkeys. Millions of human lives, all over the world, were at stake. Lewis, the chief executive of Bioqual, was responsible for providing lab monkeys to pharmaceutical companies like Moderna and Johnson & Johnson, which needed the animals to develop their Covid-19 vaccines. But as the coronavirus swept across the …

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Maharashtra Corona cases: Maharashtra surge shows why we need to accelerate vaccination

Last week, Maharashtra added more than 36,000 new Covid cases, which is roughly the number it had recorded in the 14 days before. The sharp rise has been blamed on carelessness, resumption of suburban train services, and virus mutations. A worried state government is weighing more lockdowns to stem the pandemic. The main lesson from …

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45 lakh minority students in Bengal granted scholarship this year, more w benefit: Official

KOLKATA: At least 45 lakh students from six minority communities in West Bengal have received scholarships from the state government amid the COVID-19 pandemic, a top official here said. Minority students, who belong to families that have less than Rs 2 lakh as family income, are eligible for the scholarship programme, provided they have secured …

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Rhodes Scholarship for lit student from Mysuru | Mysuru News

MYSURU: Vighnesh Hampapura, who is currently pursuing the Ashoka Scholars Programme, has been selected for the prestigious Rhodes Scholarship. The 21-year-old graduate from Ashoka University near Delhi is the son of H S Jayant, associate professor in the microbiology department, Yuvaraja’s College, and KK Namita, from the city. Vignesh said: “It’s a recognition for imaginative …

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More Indian students are getting scholarships at top B-schools

NEW DELHI: More Indians are now getting scholarships at the world’s top business schools, and in higher amounts, data from leading international MBA admission consulting firm Admissions Gateway shows. The total amount of scholarships received by students of Admissions Gateway increased more than 40% in two years to $8.5 million in 2019-20 against $6 million …

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NTSE Stage 2 Exam 2020: Preparation tips and strategies

The National Talent Search Examination (NTSE), a National Level Scholarship Exam, is conducted by the National Council of Education Research to identify the intellectuals from across the nation & help them get scholarship. This examination is conducted every year at two levels- Stage-I (State Level) and Stage-II (National Level). As per latest updates, NTSE Stage-II …

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Cabinet approves transformatory changes in Post Matric Scholarship for Scheduled Castes

NEW DELHI: The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has on Wednesday approved major and transformatory changes in the Centrally Sponsored Scheme ‘Post Matric Scholarship to students belonging to Scheduled Castes (PMS-SC)’ to benefit more than four crore SC students in the next five years so that they can successfully …

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CBSE scholarship schemes deadline extended to December 28

CHENNAI: Central Board of School Education (CBSE) has extended the deadline for submission of online applications for two scholarship schemes to December 28 from the earlier December 10. This includes merit scholarship scheme for single girl child for +2 studies, 2020, and renewal of merit scholarship scheme for single girl child Class X, 2019, which …

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