Covid-19: First consignment of Covishield vaccine dispatched to Bhutan
The first consignment of Covishield vaccine has been dispatched to Thi...
Rural, tribal regions fare better in COVID-19 vaccination drive
District-wise immunisation data, reviewed by ET, reveals that rural districts have had better uptake of Covid-19 vaccines. Some officials attributed this to scepticism about the vaccines’ side-effects in urban areas.
BJP chief poses questions for Rahul on China, farmers and COVID-19
"When will Rahul Gandhi, his dynasty and Congress stop lying on China? Can he deny that thousands of kms, including the one in Arunachal Pradesh he is referring to was gifted by none other than Pandit Nehru to the Chinese? Time and again, why does Congress surrender to China?" Nadda tweeted.
Amit Shah to honour 'COVID-19 warriors' at Delhi Police HQ
The minister will honour police personnel for outstanding performance and pay tributes to the those who lost their lives while discharging duties during the COVID-19 pandemic, a senior officer said.
Coronavirus in India: 13,788 new cases, 14,457 recoveries recorded in last 24 hours
As per the data released by Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW), India on January 18 reported single-day spike of 13,788 new coron...
View: For an effective vaccination plan with private sector involvement, GoI needs a regulatory framework
The 2020 Economic Survey states that India’s manufacturing and services sectors employ 27.5 crore. Of these, about 6.4 crore work in the organised sector. Very few employees will make it to the above Covid vaccination priority list. Naturally, employers are constantly reflecting on the question of ‘safe workplaces’, continued social distancing measures and calling the workforce back to the office.
Coronavirus in India: 15,144 new cases recorded in last 24 hrs, nationwide vaccination drive underway
India reported 15,144 new COVID-19 infections and 17,170 discharges on January 17. COVID tally of the country stood at 1,05,57,985, includin...
Mamata trying to politicise vaccination programme: Vijayvargiya on allegations of less vaccines sent to Bengal
"She should stop politicising everything. None of the states has complained only she is complaining about it. She is trying to politicise the issue before the assembly polls," Vijayvargiya said.
Dr. Harsh Vardhan answers all queries as India kicks off world's largest COVID-19 vaccination drive
New Delhi: As India commences the world’s largest COVID-19 vaccination drive on Saturday (January 16), the Ministry of Health and Family Wel...
Covid-19: India reports 15,677 new cases in 24 hours; active cases dip to 2,10,l06
On January 15, India reported 15,677 new COVID-19 cases and 189 deaths in last 24 hours. The active cases stands at 2,10,l06. With new 15,84...
BBMP identifies 760 COVID-19 vaccination sites
Civic agency Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) has identified 760 Covid-19 vaccination sites to inoculate 150,000 healthcare workers who have registered on the Co-Win portal and the city administration hopes to complete the immunisation of health personnel in a week.
Covid-19: Vaccinations in Delhi to start at 89 booths
“The first batch of 254,500 doses of Covishield and 20,000 doses of Bharat Biotech’s Covaxin have reached Delhi so far,” a government official said. “More batches will follow.”
Covid-19: India records 15,968 new cases in 24 hours; tally reaches to 1,04,95,147
On January 13, the total COVID-19 tally of India reached to 1,04,95,147. The country reported 15,968 new COVID-19 cases in last 24 hours and...
No. of people testing positive for UK variant of coronavirus climbs to 96 in India: Govt
The situation is being monitored and regular advice is being given to the states for enhanced surveillance, containment, testing and dispatch of samples to INSACOG laboratories.
Modi to interact with chief ministers on Monday over coronavirus situation, vaccine roll-out
This will be Modi's first interaction with chief ministers following the recent approval of two coronavirus vaccines for restricted emergency use by India's drug regulator.