Friday, 12 August, 2022
TopicMansukh Mandaviya

Topic: Mansukh Mandaviya

Mansukh Mandaviya to release book on PM Modi’s leadership in India’s fight against Covid-19

The book titled 'A Nation To Protect' is author Priyam Gandhi Mody’s third book. It highlights the Prime Minister’s role and motivation during the Covid crisis in the past two years.

Omicron dominant strain in India, over 5 lakh Covid deaths so far, Mandaviya tells Parliament

In a written reply in Rajya Sabha, Mandaviya said the insurance claims worth Rs 808 crore have been paid under PMGKP scheme to kin of 1,616 health workers who died due to Covid.

Mandaviya directs states, UTs to expand teleconsultation amid rise in home isolation cases

During the virtual meeting with health ministers and officials of 9 States & UTs, Mandaviya urged them to adopt the hub and spoke model and open more teleconsultation centres.

Mandaviya pushes for ‘atmanirbharta’ in urea & DAP production using ‘green hydrogen’

During a 'high level' meeting, Union Minister Mansukh Mandaviya urged officials of the Dept of Fertilizers to take necessary steps for sustainable agriculture and the green future of India.

Over 2 crore children in 15-18 age group vaccinated with first dose so far, says Mandaviya

According to health ministry, over 91% of the adult population in India has received at least one dose of the vaccine while more than 66% have been vaccinated with both the doses. 

Unhappy with govt response, Delhi doctors remain on strike, ‘those on Covid duty join protest’

Manish Nigam, who is leading the protest in Delhi, says doctors are 'dissatisfied with response' of Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya after their meeting, want 'immediate action'.

No evidence to suggest existing vaccines don’t work on Omicron variant, Modi govt tells RS

Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya said vaccines are expected to still offer protection against severe disease and vaccination with the available Covid vaccines remains crucial.

India ready to fight Omicron, vaccine manufacturing to increase in next 2 months: Mandaviya

Speaking in Rajya Sabha, the health minister said the vaccine manufacturing capacity will be increased to 45 cr doses per month & buffer stock of medicines & oxygen have been prepared.

Modi govt working on policy to boost research in pharmaceutical sector, says Mandaviya

Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya says India should not limit itself to manufacturing generic medicines and must conduct research and sell patented drugs to the world market.

Modi’s trust in scientists ensured India developed vaccine in a year, Mandaviya tells Lok Sabha

During a discussion on Covid, Health Minister said that earlier, permissions for vaccine research required 3 years, but Modi govt ‘eased those processes’.

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The new Hyundai Tucson. | Photo Credit: Special Arrangement

Hyundai’s new Tucson comes loaded to the gills. Its style and power match the price

First-generation Tucson was not only quite an ugly vehicle but also drove pretty badly. But the new edition shows how Hyundai has turned the corner.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

How EPFO made Rs 68,000 crore off your retirement money by investing in exchange traded funds

Retirement fund body has seen rise in earnings from capital gains from equity. Its earnings are distributed among its subscribers, with EPFO retaining a small surplus.

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Yuan Wang 5 vessel | ANI

Chinese research vessel Yuan Wang 5 has ‘slowed down’ but still en route Sri Lankan port

Yuan Wang 5 is currently 599 nautical miles away from Hambantota, having been at sea for 35 hours since departing the Chinese port of Taicang, according to latest data.

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.
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