April 14, 2021 12:28 (IST)
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AstraZeneca sends legal notice to Serum Institute over delays in vaccine supply

New Delhi/IBNS: Serum Institute of India (SII) has been served a legal notice by AstraZeneca over vaccine supply delays, a Business Standard report said.

Serum Institute seeks financial assistance from govt to boost capacity

New Delhi/IBNS: Adar Poonawalla, the CEO of world's largest vaccine manufacturer Serum Institute of India (SII), has told NDTV it needs Rs 3,000 crore in assistance from the Indian government to expand its production capacity which is currently "very stretched" in wake of the export restrictions imposed by the government last month.

Australian High Commissioner to India in New Delhi Barry O'Farrell takes Covid-19 vaccine shot

New Delhi/IBNS: Australian High Commissioner to India in New Delhi, Barry O'Farrell, took the Covid-19 vaccine shot here on Tuesday.

Madras HC issues notice to Centre on plea to declare Covishield 'unsafe'

Chennai/IBNS: The Madras High Court has issued a notice to the Centre over a petition to declare India's indigenous coronavirus vaccine -'Covishield'- developed by Pune-based Serum Institute as "unsafe".

India supplies 23 million Covid-19 vaccines to 20 countries

New Delhi/IBNS: India has supplied nearly 23 million doses of Covid-19 vaccine globally, both as aid and commercial supplies, and more units will be sent to countries in Latin America and Africa in the coming weeks.

Covid 19 vaccine supply: WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus thanks PM Narendra Modi

Geneva: World Health Organization chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has appreciated Indian PM Narendra Modi and his government for "continued support" in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.

India's COVID-19 vaccine diplomacy shines in South Asia and beyond

New Delhi: India's vaccine diplomacy seems to be shining as the country is giving millions of doses of COVID-19 vaccine to South Asian nations for the past few days, promising to help its neighbours, among others, at a time when the disease continues to grip the region. Now it is spreading beyond the regional boundaries as well.

India officially hands over 20 lakh COVID-19 vaccine to Bangladesh as a gift

Dhaka/UNI: India officially handed over 20 lakh vaccines for Novel Coronavirus to Bangladesh as a gift on Thursday.

Nepal PM KP Sharma Oli thanks India for sending one million doses of COVID vaccine

Kathmandu: Nepal PM KP Oli has thanked the Indian government for grant of one million doses of COVID vaccine to Nepal at the moment when the Narendra Modi-led government is rolling out vaccination for its own people.

Maldives thanks India for sending a consignment of 100,000 doses of Covershield

Male: Maldives has thanked Indian for sending  a consignment of 100,000 doses of Covishield vaccines which it will need to fight COVID-19 pandemic in the nation.