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Punjab govt announces to bring all sections of society under vaccination drive

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 Kandivali claim they were given fake Coronavirus vaccine shots

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.

G7 Summit: PM Modi calls for united approach to fight Covid19, future pandemics at outreach session

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.

Uttar Pradesh: Police demolish 'Corona Mata temple' in Pratapgarh

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.

India asks China to renew visas of students, professionals inoculated with Chinese vaccine

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.

Problem of Indian students who received Covaxin raised with US

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.

Covid19: Indian airline pilots demands 'frontline worker' status

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.

Goa Congress demands judicial probe into deaths from March 2020 onwards, Covid handling by BJP govt

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.

Linking passport with vaccination certificate mandatory for people travelling abroad

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.

Hyatt Regency Hotel in Mumbai shuts down due to lack of funds

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.

Centre defends its liberalised vaccine policy after media reports suggest inequities in distribution

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".

Malta-based company offers to supply 60 million doses of Sputnik V to Haryana

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.  

Laffaire Wuhan: Come Clean China

Wuhan is back in the headlines with a big bang.  And the Emperor stands exposed without clothes. 

No mixing of vaccines, or single dose of Covishield yet: Centre

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.