Chandigarh/UNI: The Punjab government has announced to take appropriate measures to cover every citizen in the ambit of COVID vaccination and drive has been running in full swing at rural as well as urban areas of the state.
Mumbai: Residents of a housing society in Mumbai’s Kandivali region have claimed they were victims of a 'vaccination scam' and the alleged fraudster duped them by supplying fake COVID-19 shots.
New Delhi/IBNS: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday appealed to the G7 States to take a united approach to fight the coronavirus pandemic and similar health emergencies in future with the mantra "One Earth, One Health" as India saw support for its proposal for a waiver of patent protection for Covid-19 vaccines.
Lucknow/UNI: Taking action on superstition on Coronavirus, Uttar Pradesh police demolished the "Corona Mai" temple built in Juhi Shukulpur village on Dewanganj road, two kilometers from Sangipur market in Pratapgarh district, on Friday night.
New Delhi/IBNS: India has asked China to issue visas to students and professionals who have taken Chinese-made coronavirus vaccines, which is one of the travel conditions imposed by Beijing to enter the country amid the pandemic.
New Delhi/IBNS: India has raised the concerns of students vaccinated with indigenously developed Covaxin and planning a return to US educational institutions during a meeting between foreign secretary Harsh Shringla and US chargé d’ affaires Daniel Smith, said a Hindustan Times report.
Mumbai/IBNS: A body of India's airline pilots has demanded frontline worker status be given to its members, citing 17 pandemic related deaths in the segment.
Panaji/UNI: The Goa Congress on Tuesday demanded a judicial inquiry into the total coronavirus deaths in the state since March 2020 and overall handling of Covid-19 pandemic by the government.
New Delhi/IBNS: People going abroad for education, jobs or as part of Toyko Olympics contingent will have to link their passports to CoWIN vaccination certificates and they can also get the second dose of vaccine after 28 days, the Centre said on Monday while issuing new vaccination guidelines.
Mumbai/IBNS: The Hyatt Regency, one of Mumbai's top 5-star hotels, will shut operations "until further notice" due to constrained finances as the hotel authorities said they have no money to pay salaries, said media reports.
New Delhi/IBNS: The Centre on Saturday defended the liberalised vaccine policy, under which 50 per cent of the doses are supplied by it and the remaining are made available to the state governments and private sector directly, saying the media reports suggesting inequities in distribution of doses were "inaccurate and speculative in nature".
New Delhi/IBNS: The Haryana government said it has received an "expression of Interest" from Pharma Regulatory Services Ltd, headquartered in Malta, to directly supply up to 60 million doses of Sputnik V vaccine developed by Russia at Rs 1,120 per dose.
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New Delhi/IBNS: The Centre on Tuesday rejected claims that it could allow mixing of vaccines and reduce the Covishield vaccine schedule to a single shot, after unofficial sources informed media about the key pointers of such a plan, eliciting resistance from the medical community.