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