Coronavirus vaccine update: Russia to register world’s first COVID-19 vaccine on August 12

The Russian COVID-19 vaccine candidate, being jointly developed by the Gamaleya Research Institute and the country’s Defence Ministry, is set to get registered on August 12, reports suggest. This would be the first vaccine candidate against the novel coronavirus to get registered. News reports quoted Russia’s Deputy Health Minister Oleg Gridnev as confirming that the…


Govt proposes to hike confinement expenses payable under ESIC scheme to Rs 7,500

New Delhi, Jul 28 (PTI) The government has proposed to increase confinement (maternity) expenses paid to an insured woman or an insured person for his wife under ESIC’s health insurance scheme to Rs 7,500 from Rs 5,000. The Ministry of Labour and Employment issued a draft notification for increasing the benefit on Monday. According to…


Get insurance plan for credit/debit card, PAN card, membership card. Here’s how

To avail the benefits, the user needs to sign up for the desired credit protection plan by filling up a form with basic personal details and paying the stated annual premium New Delhi: Credit cards, debit cards, PAN card, membership cards have become an integral part of one’s wallet, life nowadays. With PoS terminals becoming…


Indian Railways to soon introduce these 20 in-house Made-in-India innovations

The Railway Board has decided to implement 20 innovations by its employees to make train journeys safer and improve passenger comfort – such as a bell warning to alert travellers minutes before a train departs, real-time CCTV monitoring inside coaches, printing of unreserved tickets through mobile applications – on a mass scale. While most of…


Windows File Recovery tool lets you recover deleted, lost files on Windows 10

Microsoft has quietly rolled out a new tool that helps users recover lost files on Windows 10. Called Windows File Recovery, the purpose of the application is to help users who may have accidentally deleted files and want to bring them back. It can also help with corrupted data. The app works with SD cards as…


9 Biggest Features Google Maps Got in 2017

1 / 10 9 biggest features Google Maps got in 2017 Google Maps has emerged as the go-to tool for most of us while traveling. We rely on it not only to gauze traffic conditions on our route in our city, but it is also the SOS tool we turn to in complete unknown locations.…


Black Friday smart home deals to help you connect the halls

It’s not just TVs — Black Friday is a great time to score a bargain on smart home gadgets, too. Here are all of the deals we’re tracking. Chaotic as it may be, the weekend after Thanksgiving is a great time to score tech deals — and that, of course, extends to the ever-expanding world…