There are broadly four types of vaccine — one, a vaccine based on the whole virus (this could be either inactivated, or an attenuated [weakened] virus vaccine); two, a non-replicating viral vector vaccine that uses a benign virus as vector that carries the antigen of SARS-CoV; three, nucleic-acid vaccines that have genetic material like DNA and RNA of antigens like spike protein given to a person, helping human cells decode genetic material and produce the vaccine; and four, protein subunit vaccine wherein the recombinant proteins of SARS-COV-2 along with an adjuvant (booster) is given as a vaccine. … [Read more...] about India to get Feluda paper strip test for COVID-19 by November-end
It was represented that such large issuers already have investments by PEs /other strategic investors who are classified as public shareholders, post-listing, and, therefore, mandating a minimum 10 percent post-issue capital at the time of IPO leads to unnecessary dilution of holding of the promoter/ existing shareholder and is therefore a constraining factor for listing. … [Read more...] about SEBI issues consultation paper on IPO equity dilution condition
A vaccine works by mimicking a natural infection. A vaccine not only induces immune response to protect people from any future COVID-19 infection, but also helps quickly build herd immunity to put an end to the pandemic. Herd immunity occurs when a sufficient percentage of a population becomes immune to a disease, making the spread of disease from person to person unlikely. The good news is that SARS-CoV-2 virus has been fairly stable, which increases the viability of a vaccine. … [Read more...] about Here’s all you need to know about the Feluda paper strip test for COVID-19
In Newell’s case, many of the brands and products it creates have been on the market for decades, before it was widely known that plastic was bad for the environment. Plastic was first invented in 1907, and, when many of these brands came to the market, plastic was still seen as a cheap, exciting new material that could morph into almost anything. “Plastics, as they emerged in the postwar period, were just seen as a miracle material,” Young says. “Once you learned how to work with it, you could do almost anything with it.” … [Read more...] about Students reimagine Mr. Coffee, Sharpie, and Paper Mate without plastic
The idea of bringing in these changed guidelines, the RBI said, is to harmonise the extant guidelines on sale of loan exposures issued through various circulars and make them consistent with the changed resolution paradigm in the form of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code and the prudential framework for resolution of stressed assets. … [Read more...] about RBI wants to give a makeover to India’s loan securitisation market: What does this mean for banks?