Saturday, 29 January, 2022
TopicCovid vaccination drive

Topic: Covid vaccination drive

‘Want our lives back’: 15 to 18-yr-olds can’t wait for Covid vaccine, govts & schools plan camps

Some are eager to get inoculated immediately, some want to wait to see impact on others. But for most part, there's not as much hesitancy as adults had last year.

11.7% hike in second dose coverage during door-to-door Covid vaccination drive: Modi govt

Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan said Thursday that 'Har Ghar Dastak' vaccination campaign has also led to a 5.9% rise in the first dose coverage till 30 November 2021.

100 cr vaccine feat example of what can be achieved if people & govt come together: Narendra Modi

The journey from anxiety to assurance has happened and our nation has emerged stronger, thanks to the world’s largest vaccination drive, writes PM Narendra Modi.

India’s Covid-19 vaccination drive has a ‘missing women’ problem. It needs to be addressed

Financial independence, changing mindsets, equal opportunities, and breaking social barriers are key to getting more women vaccinated in India.

50% of Delhi’s population has received one dose, 26 lakh fully vaccinated, says Kejriwal

Congratulating the medical staff for administering over one crore doses, Kejriwal said there was an acute shortage of vaccines for which inoculation could not be scaled up.

India’s vaccination touched 40 crore from 30 crore in 24 days, says Health Minister Mandaviya

Mandaviya said the numbers could be reached due to the 'vaccine for all, free vaccine' campaign. On Monday, the country's vaccination coverage had exceeded 40.64 crore.

India to get 7 million doses of Moderna vaccine, but indemnity puts question mark on when

The central govt has so far procured only vaccines manufactured in India. But Moderna vaccine will be a part of the national vaccination programme.

Confined to your bed? In this Pune satellite town, the vaccine will come to you

Administration of Pimpri-Chinchwad last month started door-to-door vaccinations for those with mobility issues and has already administered doses to about a 100 such people.

Fake vaccines, fake camp, fake IAS officer — Kolkata ‘scam’ that didn’t spare even Trinamool MP

Matter came to light after actor-MP Mimi Chakraborty flagged issue as she did not get SMS after taking her shot. Man who organised the camps arrested on impersonation, other charges.

Over 13.7 lakh doses in a day — Andhra created a record even before India vaccinated 85 lakh

Andhra Pradesh health authorities say they can better the record as state has the capacity to vaccinate 20 lakh people a day, attribute success to 'strong network of village-level health workers'.

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Nageswaran, who has taught at various B-schools in India and Singapore, takes charge days before the tabling of the Economic Survey and the Union Budget.


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India carrying out more warship patrols than ever to catch China in crowded global seas

Estimated 125 foreign naval vessels are in the Indian Ocean at any given time, roughly 3 times the number deployed in the wake of the 9/11 attacks when the US invaded Afghanistan.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.