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AIIMS conducts pilot study to look into the effects of radiation therapy in COVID-19 patients

The AIIMS is conducting a pilot study to assess the effect of low dose radiation therapy, used to lessen the symptoms of pneumonia in COVID-19 patients. This treatment mode was used until 1940s for treating pneumonia when there weren’t any antibiotics. The radiation therapy is usually given in high doses for cancer treatment. Under the […]

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China claims sovereignty over Galwan Valley

China has claimed sovereignty over the Galwan Valley area in Ladakh, a day after the two countries’ armies engaged in violent face-offs, which led to casualties on both sides. Twenty Indian Army personnel, including a Colonel, were killed in the clash with Chinese troops in Galwan Valley on 15th May. This is the biggest military […]

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Grand Anicut Dam formally declared open

The Grand Anicut Dam, on the Cauvery River, near Trichy in Tamil Nadu was formally declared open by the state government. This is expected to ensure adequate availability of water that could benefit around three and a half lakh hectares of farmland in the delta region. The delay in the opening of dam was to […]

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UNHRC to discuss racism, police violence in US

The UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) has decided to discuss as a matter of urgency racism and police brutality in the United States after the request from the African countries. The 43rd session of the UNHRC was suspended indefinitely in March due to the onset of the COVID-19, but was restarted on 15th June at […]