Yamaha Bluetooth connectivity feature launched for BS6 FZ series

Yamaha India has introduced the new ‘Yamaha Motorcycle Connect X’ Bluetooth connectivity feature on its BS6 FZ range of motorcycles. FZS-Fi with Bluetooth connectivity is priced at Rs 1.07 lakh Bluetooth system available as an accessory on the rest of the BS6 FZ-FI and FZS-FI range Features include vehicle location, trip details and more Yamaha…


COVID-19 vaccine: Russia all set to approve second vaccine next week

“The Healthcare Ministry of the Russian Federation <…> began the procedure of registration of the EpiVacCorona vaccine. <…> The completion of the registration procedure of the EpiVacCorona vaccine is planned by October 15, 2020,” the press service of the Federal Service for Surveillance on Consumer Rights Protection and Human Wellbeing earlier reported. The Vector Research…


Bio E, ICMR develop antisera for Covid treatment, prevention

Hyderabad-based vaccine maker Biological E, in collaboration with the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), has developed “highly purified antisera” that can be used in prevention and treatment of Covid-19. Antisera are blood sera that contain antibodies against a specific viral toxin or antigen and are injected to help in the treatment or prevention of…


WhatsApp Chats That Led Drugs Agency To Deepika Padukone, Shraddha Kapoor

New Delhi: Actors Deepika Padukone and Shraddha Kapoor have been summoned for questioning based on WhatsApp chats from 2017 involving drugs, sources have told NDTV. These chats were found on the mobile phone of talent agent Jaya Saha, who has been questioned in an escalating drugs probe linked to the Sushant Singh Rajput death investigations.…


Tata group’s low cost Covid-19 test ‘Feluda’ gets govt nod for launch

The Tata group on Saturday received approval for the commercial launch of India’s first CRISPR (Clustered Regularly Interspaced Short Palindromic Repeats) Covid-19 test, ‘Feluda’, by the Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI). This test uses an indigenously developed, cutting-edge CRISPR technology for detection of the genomic sequence of SARS-CoV-2 virus, said the Council of Scientific…


No License, Registration Needed To Ride This New Electric Bike, Made In India: Find Out Why?

An electric vehicle company has launched Atum 1.0 electric motorcycle, thus making its debut in the electronic vehicle industry. The bike has been priced at Rs. 50,000 only. Read on to find out all the details about the brand new motorcycle right here! New Electric Vehicle Launched, Atum 1.0: 250W Electric Motor, Top Speed 25…


LPG Price: Non-Subsidised Cooking Gas Rates Nearly Unchanged In Metros

LPG Cylinder Price: Non-subsidised liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) prices were unchanged in most metros from September 1. This marks the second month of almost no change in LPG prices, following marginal increases in June and July. Currently, the prices of non-subsidised LPG refills vary in different parts of the country, and are revised every month.…


Received a scrutiny notice from the I-T department? Here’s what you should do

New Delhi: A sudden notice from the Income Tax Department can become a cause of worry for you. However, you must remember that you can get a tax notice for various reasons. These could include not filing an income tax return (ITR) on time, calculation errors, not reporting income correctly or even claiming excessive losses. Here…


New rules allows Aadhaar authentication to ensure better services for citizens

NEW DELHI: The Centre may allow Aadhaar authentication to ensure citizens have better access to some government services, and to plug leakage of public funds, according to rules issued by the ministry of electronics and information technology (MeitY). For instance, the transport ministry can seek MeitY’s permission for Aadhaar authentication to renew driving licence, change…


‘It’s actually quite astonishing’: The most dangerous hand sanitizer mistakes

Months into the COVID-19 pandemic, trends are changing as Canadians continue to run into health risks relating to common household cleaners and disinfectants. In June 2020, there were 1,060 calls reported to Canada’s five poison centres, which marks an 88 per cent increase compared to June 2019, involving exposures to hand sanitizers, disinfectants, bleaches, chlorine…