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No quarantine for fully vaccinated Indians travelling to UK: British High Commissioner

New Delhi/IBNS: No quarantine will be required for the fully vaccinated Indians travelling to the UK from October 11, the British High Commissioner to India, Alex Ellis said Thursday.

India becoming pharmacy of the world greatest achievement: WHO's Dr Soumya Swaminathan

New Delhi/IBNS: India becoming the pharmacy of the world is one of its biggest achievements in the past 75 years, said World Health Organization (WHO)'s Chief Scientist Soumya Swaminathan while speaking about the country's achievements in healthcare.

Indian hospitals cancel Russia's Sputnik V orders amid surge in free vaccine doses: Report

New Delhi/IBNS: A number of India's private hospitals have cancelled their orders for Russia's Sputnik V vaccine as they struggled to sell the Covid-19 shot amid a surge in free doses administered by the government.

'No issues on CoWin with certification' : India's response over UK's concern

New Delhi/IBNS: India has dismissed the "vaccination certification issues" cited by the British authorities for not exempting Indians vaccinated with two doses of Covishield from mandatory quarantine on their arrival in the UK.

Three arrested while smuggling Covid vaccines, medicines to Myanmar

Imphal/IBNS: Three persons have been arrested for  allegedly trying to smuggle Covid vaccines and other medicines to Myanmar, Manipur Police said.

West Bengal Govt extends COVID restrictions for 15 more days with relaxations, no local trains till Aug 31

Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday announced the extension of the ongoing Covid19-induced restrictions in the state till Aug 31 with some additional relaxations.

India gives approval to Johnson & Johnson's single-dose Covid vaccine

New Delhi: India on Saturday gave approval to US pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson's single-dose COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use.

UAE eases travel restrictions for Indians and travellers of five other countries

Dubai/IBNS: United Arab Emirates will lift restrictions on the entry of passengers from India and five other countries, the National Emergency and Crisis Management Authority (NCEMA) said on Tuesday, according to media reports

Delhi Metro, public buses to run at full capacity, theaters at 50 pc as state govt eases Covid restrictions

Delhi/IBNS: The Delhi government has allowed Delhi Metro and public buses to run at full capacity while cinema halls, theatres and multiplexes can reopen at 50 per cent capacity starting Monday.

Heat wave warning by IMD for Delhi,Punjab, UP and some other states

New Delhi/IBNS: The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued a heat wave warning for some pockets of Delhi, Haryana, Chandigarh Punjab, North Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh and Northwest Madhya Pradesh over the next two days due to dry westerly winds blowing from Pakistan to north west India.

No more Sunday curfew in Madhya Pradesh as Covid situation improves

Bhopal/ IBNS: The Madhya Pradesh government on has announced relaxation in Covid-induced curfew on Sundays, following improvements in the coronavirus situation in the state.

Zydus Cadila Covid-19 vaccine for 12-18 to be available soon: Centre to SC

Delhi/IBNS: The Centre has informed the Supreme Court that a new coronavirus vaccine developed by Indian pharmaceutical company Zydus Cadila will be available for the population in the age group 12 to 18 years, according to media reports.

Prime Minister chairs review meeting on Covid-19 vaccination drive

New Delhi/IBNS: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday chaired a meeting of Covid-19 vaccination drive in the country amid the fears of a third wave of infection as cases of Delta Plus variant of the virus are being reported.

Mumbai Police arrests 8 people for holding fake coronavirus vaccination camps

Mumbai/IBNS: Police have arrested eight people in connection with organising fake Covid19 vaccination camps where at least 2,000 people fell prey.

Man injected with empty syringe in Bihar's Chhapra; video goes viral

Chhapra/IBNS: A man was injected with an empty syringe by a nurse at a Covid-19 vaccination centre in Bihar's Chhapra.