India and Pakistan Battle Over Basmati Rice Title to the EU: Live India News 09 June 2021

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Concerns over Basmati Rice Exports: AIREA

West Asian countries are tightening pesticide norms, so AIREA is concerned about the future of Basmati exports. Oman, Egypt, Jordan UAE, and Saudi Arabia have adopted the new Basmati rice pesticide residue norms from the EU.

04:47 pm (IST)

Indian Agriculture Exports Increased 17.34% in 2021

Non Basmati rice exports surges in 2021 due to high global demands. Likewise, the agriculture export value now stands at USD 41.25 billion. Export of cereals, wheat, millets, maize and other coarse grains have increased as well, says Commerce secretary Anup Wadhawan.

02:47 pm (IST)

India is Planning to Explore the Mixing of Vaccines Technique and Investigate if it Immunises People

The mix and match technique scientifically known as heterologous immunization will be taken up in India to eradicate the COVID-19 spread.

02:35 pm (IST)

Bharat Biotech Will Release the Covaxin phase 3 Trails Data in July.

Bharat Biotech will conduct phase four trials to get clarity on the real-world effectiveness of Covaxin.

02:15 pm (IST)

First Time Since the Second wave, Mumbai Records Single Digit Deaths.

Mumbai reported seven deaths due to COVID-19 on Wednesday.

01:47 pm (IST)

Basmati Rice No longer a Exclusive crop, it has been reduced to a generic Crop.

01:35 pm (IST)

Basmati Rice Export Value Declined in the last Fiscal

Despite India exporting increased volume of Basmati rice, the value has fallen drastically due to the pesticide issue. Know more about the new norms regarding Basmati rice released by the Eu here.

01:15 pm (IST)

GoI Releases New Revised Guidelines for the Vaccination Program to be Implemented from June 21

Know More Here

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Recovery Rate in India Has Increased in India

India registered over 2.76 lakh COVID recoveries in the last 24 hours.

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India is Trying to Procure Liposomal Amphotericin-B

In June, the centre disbursed 321100 vials of Liposomal Amphotericin-B to meet the demands. However, the states are still in dire need of the medicine. So, the government is continuously trying to import the same, says Union Minister Mansukh Mandaviya.

12:20 pm (IST)

Piyush Goyal Shared Myths and Facts About Indian Vaccination Process

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India is Asking Time from the EU to Settle the Spite Over GI tag for Basmati Rice

New Delhi sought the EU for a three month extension to negotiate the fight between India and Pakistan over Basmati rice origin.

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A Lancet Study Reveals that Prior COVID Infection Substantially Reduces the Risk of Being Infected Again for Upto 10 Months

Elite researchers from the University of London recently published a paper that people that have been previously infected with COVID are less likely to encounter a second infection within the next ten months. The researchers came to this conclusion by antibody testing.

11:40 am (IST)

India has Applied for Sole Ownership for Basmati Rice in the EU

Pakistan and India are fighting over the exclusive trademark of GI tag for basmati Rice. The recent fight would effect Pakistan’s position in the export market. Acknowledging that the two nations are the only exporters of Basmati rice, the battle is crucial for both the countries

11:25 am (IST)

Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine Produces Less Antibodies Against Delta Variant

A recent study suggests that Pfizer jabs are less effective and can produce five times lower levels of antibodies that neutralise the Delta variant. Also, the study reported that with the increase in age the ability to recognise and fight the disease decreases.

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COVID-19 Vaccine Comparison Chart

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COVID Vaccination Registration Process

Here is how you can register at COWIN Portal for a COVID vaccination appointment for18 years and above.

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Can Pregnant People Get COVID-19 Vaccine?

Pregnant people are at high risk for severe illness from COVID-19 than non-pregnant people. Pregnant people that encounter COVID-19 are at risk of preterm birth and other adverse outcomes.

Based on the observation alone, experts believe that vaccination will not have any adverse effects on pregnant women. However, information or research data on the safety of the vaccine in pregnant women is currently limited.

It is advised to have a conversation with the healthcare provider regarding the side effects and benefits of vaccination before making a choice.

07:44 am (IST)

COVID Resource by IIT Delhi Alumni

This resource provides live tracking of vacant hospital beds, oxygen, plasma, and other necessary covid resources for multiple cities across India. Use the link below:

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Twitter Compiles List of Verified COVID Resources

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COVID-19 Helpline Numbers for Districts in Uttar Pradesh

COVID Helpline Numbers Released by Uttar Pradesh Government

07:00 am (IST)

Government Opens Emergency Helpline Number for Pregnant Women

National Commission for Women launched a WhatsApp helpline number (9354954224) for providing emergency medical assistance to pregnant women.

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COVID Resources in Punjab

Punjab Oxygen, Plasma, Bed Availability Resources

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Mumbai Verified COVID Resources

Mumbai COVID Resources and Helpline Numbers

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Bengaluru COVID Resources and Helpline Numbers

Bengaluru COVID Helpline Numbers

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Karnataka Hospital Bed, Remdesivir and Government Helplines

Please check this verified sheet for COVID resources in Karnataka:

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Oxygen Cylinder Resources in Delhi

Please check the below post on Instagram for Oxygen Cylinder refilling and new cylinder pick up places in Delhi:

Oxygen Cylinder Resource In Delhi

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