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Delhi runs out of Covishield, many vaccination centres to be shut tomorrow

New Delhi/IBNS: Several government-run vaccination centres in Delhi will be closed on Tuesday as the national capital has exhausted its Covishield COVID-19 vaccine stock, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said on Monday.

Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine effective against new Coronavirus variants, say developers

Moscow/UNI/Sputnik: Russia’s Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine is effective against new coronavirus variant, developer Gamaleya Research Center and the Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) said on Monday.

Manipur insurgent group announces cash rewards to fully vaccinated villages

Guwahati/IBNS: While many people are still not showing interest to get COVID-19 vaccine jabs, an insurgent group of Manipur has announced cash rewards to encourage the people to inoculate.

Intensify innoculation to achieve 100 per cent target within next 10 days: DC Srinagar

Srinagar: In order to implement the directions of Lieutenant Governor, Deputy Commissioner (DC)  Srinagar, Mohammad Aijaz Asad on Sunday chaired a meeting to review the pace of the ongoing vaccination drive and devise a strategy to achieve 100 percent target of the eligible population.

Shun hesitancy, get vaccinated: PM Modi urges citizens on Mann Ki Baat

New Delhi/IBNS: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday urged countrymen to shed vaccine hesitance and get inoculated in large numbers.

Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma reviews Covid-19 situation, vaccination status through video conference

Guwahati/IBNS: Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma reviewed the Civod-19 situation and vaccination status in the state through a video conference with the DCs, SPs and district health officials from his office at Janata Bhawan on Friday.

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.

IMF appreciates India's announcement of free vaccination to all

Washington/UNI: The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has welcomed Indian Government's recent announcement of free vaccination to all and free ration to the poor at a time when the country is fighting the second wave of the pandemic and staring at a possible third wave.

Kashmir: ‘Adopt Shopian/Ganderbal model to attain 100% vaccination’

Srinagar/IBNS: The Divisional Commissioner (Div Com) Kashmir, Pandurang K Pole today chaired a meeting regarding the Covid-19 vaccination drive in Kashmir division at Divisional Covid-19 Control Room Kashmir.

Kashmir: 488 doses administered during 2-day vaccination drive at KU

Srinagar/IBNS: At least 488 Covishield doses were administered during the drive, organised by the University Health Centre in collaboration with the Department of Social and Preventive Medicine Government Medical  College Srinagar, Block Hazratbal.

Delhiites will be given 500,000 vaccine doses in May: AAP govt tells High Court

New Delhi/UNI: The Aam Aadmi Party government has responded to an observation of the Delhi High Court related to the shortage of Covid-19 vaccine in the national capital, submitting its planned inoculations by Covaxin based on the assurance by the manufacturer, Bharat Biotech, that 500,000 doses will be given to the people in May and four times that in June.

India remains engaged with US for vaccines, Joe Biden assures to support COVAX

New Delhi/IBNS: The Centre on Thursday informed that the government has been making all efforts to augment the availability of vaccines in India, whether through enhanced production in the country or through supply from abroad.

From vaccination to training, every need of sportspersons must be fulfilled: PM Modi at Olympics review meet

New Delhi/IBNS: With just less than two months left for the Tokyo Olympics, Prime Minister Narendra Modi reviewed India’s preparations for the mega sports event, which will be held amid the pandemic.

COVID-19: Housing complex in Kolkata’s Newtown vaccinates residents and support staff

Kolkata/IBNS: Amid the lockdown to combat COVID-19  some housing societies and enclaves are taking an initiative to vaccinate their residents in Kolkata.

Supreme Court slams Centre's vaccination policy for 18-44 years old

New Delhi/IBNS: The Supreme Court on Tuesday slammed the Centre's policy of giving free vaccination to those above 45 years and charging a hefty amount from those below that age.