Friday, 1 July, 2022

Topic: Vaccine

Australia to send oxygen, ventilators, PPE to India as part of Covid support package

The Australian government was also considering banning all flights from India following the massive spike of Covid cases in the country.

States and private sector need better clarity on new vaccine plan. Now, not on 30 April

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Muslim clergy must spread the message loud — Covid vaccine won’t invalidate Ramzan fast

Enforcing discipline among 170 million people, sharply divided on sectarian and linguistic lines, is never an easy task. It requires voluntary compliance.

Of exams, Modi’s rallies & lack of medical infrastructure in the Covid 2nd wave

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Centre-states war of words hurting India. Can’t treat Covid as another political wrangle

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In Dadasaheb Phalke award for Rajinikanth, BJP awarding itself some Tamil Nadu

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CJI Bobde asking rape-accused if he’d marry victim can reverse significant strides

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How pneumococcal vaccine rollout announced in Budget can save 50,000 childrens’ lives/year

13% of India’s under-5 deaths are due to pneumonia, half of them pneumococcal. Immunisation programme will be expanded beyond 5 pilot states using indigenous vaccines.

Health Ministry issues guidelines to states, UTs to ensure no wastage of Covid-19 vaccines

Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan said aside from scheduled 100 beneficiaries, person handling vaccination session could add additional people as long as they were part of the database.

Donald Trump’s great escape, and London’s Covid vaccine blues

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On Camera


Representational image | Islam devotees offer Friday prayers during Ramadan, Patna, April 2022 | PTI

Quran says no one can limit others’ freedom. Udaipur killing violates Islam’s golden rule

Throughout history, Islamic scholars have uniformly agreed that respecting and obeying the law of the land is an essential aspect of faith.
The Reserve Bank of India logo | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

RBI intervenes with multi-pronged strategy in battle against rupee fall

The Reserve Bank’s challenges include crashes in forward dollar premiums to rising open interest in futures that adds to pressure on the currency.


National Security Adviser Ajit Doval | File photo: ANI

At 1st Maritime Security Group meet, NSA chief Doval stresses on coordination among stakeholders

Meeting chaired by Vice Admiral (retd) G. Ashok Kumar, India’s 1st national maritime security coordinator. ‘Crucial policy issues’ such as ‘blue economy initiative’ also discussed.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.