New Delhi/IBNS: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday asked state chief ministers to focus on creating micro-containment zones and extensive testing as means to contain the spread of Covid-19 second wave, which pushed up the daily surge of cases to 1.26 lakh in 24 hours.
New Delhi/IBNS: After Maharashtra Minister Rajesh Tope's concern that states might run out of Covid-19 vaccines, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Wednesday slammed such "deplorable attempts by some state governments to distract attention from their failures and spread panic among the people".
Lucknow/UNI: With a spike in coronavirus cases across the state, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has ordered the closure of all classes from class I to class VIII in the state-run and private school till April 11 and instructed officials to take action against people who do not wear masks in public places.
New Delhi/UNI: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has called an emergency meeting at his residence on Friday in the wake of an increase in coronavirus infections in the national capital.
New Delhi/IBNS: States and Union Territories, based on their assessment of the situation, may impose local restrictions to contain the spread of coronavirus, the Centre said in its fresh guidelines on Tuesday.
Bhubaneswar/UNI: Vaccination program of Covid frontline warriors including personnel from the police, revenue, disaster management, housing and urban development departments will commence on Feb 6 in Odisha.
Male: Maldives President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih on Sunday congratulated Indian PM Narendra Modi for initiating the COVID-10 vaccination drive a day before.
Thimpu/UNI: Bhutan Prime Minister Lotay Tshering on Saturday congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi on national rollout of the COVID-19 vaccination programme.
New Delhi/IBNS: The public service announcement to raise awareness in regards to coronavirus in the voice of superstar Amitabh Bachchan as the caller tune for every call in India is getting replaced.
New Delhi/IBNS: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday warned that politicians should not jump the queue to take the vaccine against Covid-19 but wait for their turn, media reports said.
New Delhi/UNI: In view of controlling the Novel Coronavirus pandemic in the capital during the first phase, vaccination will be given to 51 lakh people and 1.2 crore vaccines will be required for the same, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Thursday.