Tuesday, 17 May, 2022
TopicCovid vaccination drive

Topic: Covid vaccination drive

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'.

Pfizer wants it, so do Serum Institute & Moderna — but what exactly is indemnity?

In the realm of Covid vaccination, indemnity has emerged as a key buzzword because of the breakneck speed at which vaccines have been developed and rolled out.

Vaccine certificates with Mamata’s photo issued to people in 18-44 age group in Bengal

An official said that this was being done as the West Bengal government was procuring vaccines directly from the manufacturers from its own resources.

Vaccination for priority groups in 18-44 age category begins in Kerala amid Covid surge

People with comorbidities will be the first priority group to receive vaccination. The state govt has released a list that determines the eligibility.

‘Overzealous’ intervention may have consequences — Centre tells SC on vaccination strategy

The Centre also said that vaccinating the entire country is not possible in one stretch due to the suddenness of the pandemic, limited availability of doses & vulnerability.

Smooth sailing to fights in queues: Delhi sees it all as the 18+ turn up for Covid shots

The Delhi government has turned many government schools into vaccination booths to ease the load of those waiting for their doses.

Smooth in Lucknow, a last-minute sprint in Mumbai — how 1st day of vaccination went for 18+

While Telangana and Andhra Pradesh were among the states that didn’t start the drive, citing unavailability of vaccines, UP rolled it out in seven districts.

Off The Cuff with Iqbal Singh Chahal

Brihanmumbai Municipal Commissioner Iqbal Singh Chahal was our guest at ThePrint’s latest Off The Cuff. In a conversation with Editor-in-Chief Shekhar Gupta, Chahal spoke...

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Representational image | Photo: Dhiraj Singh | Bloomberg

Indian law needs to account for women, make finance inclusive

Indian women face multiple barriers in accessing finance in an equitable manner. Research suggests adding a gender lens to existing laws and financial products is crucial.
Vehicles at a petrol pump station in Bengaluru, on 4 March 2021 | Photo: Dhiraj Singh | Bloomberg

Heatwave sends Indians into air-conditioned cars for relief, petrol sales soar

Petrol sales have gone up 14% during 1-15 May from the corresponding period in April, a considerable amount especially in comparison to other fuels.

Defence

By special arrangement

Desi defence start-up helps Army go off decades-long dependence on imported cold-weather gear

While AROO does research on the product, manufacturing is handled by another company with which it has a tie-up. The first set of AROO gear was delivered in second half of 2021.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.
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