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Centre to provide free Covid vaccines to states, Narendra Modi announces during his address to nation

New Delhi: Indian PM Narendra Modi on Monday addressed the nation, which is fighting a deadly second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, and announced the Centre will procure 75 percent of the total vaccine production from manufacturers and give it free of cost to the state governments and will also bear the responsibility of 25 percent of the work related to vaccination with the states.

Pfizer, Moderna won't sell vaccines to states, will deal with Centre: Arvind Kejriwal

New Delhi/IBNS: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday said his government's approach to US pharmaceutical giants, Pfizer and Modern, for anti-COVID-19 vaccine shots went unsuccessful as they would only deal with the Centre and not any state.

Rahul Gandhi calls for free Covid-19 vaccination for all

New Delhi/UNI: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Thursday demanded free vaccination for all the citizens of the country and used the meaning of the word 'free' to drive home his point.

US now diverting its own vaccine-making materials supply to India

A senior US official has said that the government was diverting its own supply of COVID-19 vaccine-manufacturing materials to India “as the most effective and rapid step” to help it.

COVID-19 surge: CM Mamata Banerjee writes to PM Narendra Modi seeking 5.4 cr more vaccine doses

Kolkata/UNI: In the wake of second wave of COVID-19, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Sunday wrote a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and requested him to supply of 5.4 crore more vaccine doses.

Congress president Sonia Gandhi urges govt to lower Covid vaccination eligibility to 25 years

New Delhi/UNI: Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Saturday asked the government to lower the COVID vaccine age eligibility to 25 years instead of 45.

Vaccine is the solution for coronavirus, not lockdown: Manish Sisodia

New Delhi/UNI: Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Saturday said vaccine is a solution to coronavirus, not lockdown and urged the Union government to open vaccination programme for all.

Nepali Army to get 100,000 doses of vaccines from Indian Army

Kathmandu: Nepali Army will get 100,000 doses of Covishield vaccines from the Indian Army. The vaccines, which reached Nepal on Monday, will officially be handed over to the Nepali Army in few days, reported the Himalayan Times.

COVID-19 vaccines: Bhutan PM Lotay Tshering thanks Narendra Modi

Thimphu: Bhutan PM Lotay Tshering on Monday thanked his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi for making the nationwide rollout of the COVID-19 vaccination programme in the Himalayan country possible after New Delhi sent 400,000 additional doses of Covishield.

India supplies Covid-19 vaccine to 75 nations including Pakistan: Piyush Goyal

Tirupati/UNI: Railway Minister Piyush Goyal on Saturday said that under the stewardship of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, India has developed vast capacity to manufacture major COVID-19 vaccines and become a vaccine supplier to the world.

Cambodian leaders takes shot of India-made Covid-19 vaccine

Phnom Penh: Several Cambodian leaders have taken a shot of AstraZeneca's 'Made-in-India' CoviShield COVID-19 vaccines.

Arvind Kejriwal, his parents receive first dose of Covid-19 vaccine in Delhi

New Delhi/UNI: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and his parents on Thursday received the first dose of Coronavirus vaccine here at LNJP Hospital here.  

COVID-19 vaccine: Antigua and Barbuda Prime Minister Gaston Alfonso Browne thanks PM Narendra Modi

Saint John’s:  Antigua and Barbuda Prime Minister Gaston Alfonso Browne has thanked Indian PM Narendra Modi for demonstrating an “act of benevolence, kindness and empathy” by sending 175,000 AstraZeneca vaccines to the Caribbean countries which will help in fighting against COVID-19.

Mamata Banerjee writes to PM Modi requesting vaccines for bigger mass in poll-bound West Bengal

Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi to consider inoculating Covid-19 vaccines for a large number of population besides frontline workers and government employees in poll-bound West Bengal.

Country saddened by the insult of tricolour at Red Fort: PM Modi on Mann Ki Baat

New Delhi/IBNS: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday addressed the nation through his monthly radio broadcast 'Mann Ki Baat' and used the platform to condemn the violence that erupted during the tractor rally on January 26.