The top court had passed the order directing that “in relation to sitting MPs and MLAs who have charges framed against them for the offences which are specified in Sections 8(1), 8(2) and 8(3) of the RP Act, the trial shall be concluded as speedily and expeditiously as may be possible and in no case later than one year from the date of the framing of charge(s).” … [Read more...] about Former, serving lawmakers facing trials in 4,442 cases, says HC data
Censor record about attorney facing first trial
What is different about Phase-3 part of the trial?Each of these stages can take several months and that includes the time taken to recruit patients as well as the time involved in observing the effects of drugs and vaccines at various intervals of time. Such data is again sent to regulators, who, if satisfied, give the green signal for Phase-3. In this stage, the drug or vaccine is tested at multiple locations in thousands of volunteers or patients. In the case of a drug, this is the stage when a new drug is compared to the existing standard of care and when it must prove that it is either more efficacious, or is of similar potency but is safer, better tolerable or delivers any of the goods that the drugmakers had claimed when making the drug. In the case of a vaccine for a new disease, there is usually nothing to compare it to, so Phase-3 becomes a larger version of the Phase-2 trial. A Phase-3 trial is held at multiple locations to capture the demographic variability in the … [Read more...] about The Hindu Explains | Why is Phase-3 of COVID-19 vaccine trial complicated?
“Corruption in public life has a wide and expansive definition. Corruption is not restricted to pecuniary gratification alone but various instruments identify its particular forms such as bribery, embezzlement, theft, fraud, extortion, abuse of discretion, favoritism, nepotism, clientelism, conduct creating or exploiting conflicting interests,” his written submissions had said. … [Read more...] about SC asks Attorney General to assist court in Bhushan case
“It has been widely reported in the national and international media that sponsor of the aforesaid vaccine, M/s AstraZeneca has paused the ongoing trial as a volunteer developed an unexplained illness....Serum has not informed the Central Licensing Authority regarding pausing the clinical trial and also not submitted causality analysis of the reported severe adverse event,” said a letter signed by Dr.V.G. Somani, Drug Controller General (India), “I [Somani] give you an opportunity to showcause why permission granted to you should not be suspended till patient safety established.” … [Read more...] about Coronavirus | Serum Institute pulled up for not pausing vaccine trial
Among Gao's achievements was finding decisive evidence proving that two Japanese soldiers had engaged in a contest to see who would be the first to kill 100 Chinese people on the way from Shanghai to Nanjing, Jiangsu, in November and December in 1937 before the Nanjing Massacre. It was discovered that each of them had killed more than 100 people. … [Read more...] about Last Chinese participant of Tokyo Trials dies at 99