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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.

Donating vaccines to other countries was PR exercise for PM Modi: Priyanka Gandhi Vadra

New Delhi/IBNS: Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Wednesday slammed the Central government for the vaccine crisis and said gifting doses free of cost to other countries was a "propaganda tool" for Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Nearly 90 pct of India witnessing high Covid positivity rate: Centre

New Delhi/IBNS: Nearly 90 per cent of India is witnessing a high Covid positivity rate, the government said on Tuesday adding that 640 districts out of the 734 are above the national threshold level of 5 per cent positivity rate.

Don't fall for rumours about vaccines: PM Modi on Mann Ki Baat

New Delhi/IBNS: As the country continues to reel under the second wave of Covid-19, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday urged countrymen to not fall prey to rumours about vaccines and to get information from the right source.

Goa seeks permission to vaccinate hospitality sector workers

Panaji/UNI: Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Wednesday said that the state government had written to Union Health Ministry to grant permission to vaccinate state's hospitality sector's workforce across age barriers.

Maharashtra: Vaccination stopped in Navi Mumbai

Thane/UNI: Vaccination in Navi Mumbai centers have been suspended due to technical issues, Navi Mumbai Municipal Corporation (NMMC) Commissioner Abhijit bhangar said.

Rahul Gandhi writes to Modi over pace of COVID vaccine production and inoculation

New Delhi/UNI: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi has written a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi requesting him to accelerate the Corona vaccine production and inoculation with the second wave of the pandemic hitting hard in India.