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PM Modi interacts with 700 members of Indian diaspora in Japan, invites them to join 'Bharat Chalo, Bharat se Judo' camp
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PM Modi interacts with 700 members of Indian diaspora in Japan, invites them to join 'Bharat Chalo, Bharat se Judo' camp

Addressing the Indian community event in Tokyo, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the BJP-led government has strived in the past eight years to make a positive change in the lives of people and has fostered a strong, resilient and responsible democracy in the country

Data required for suggesting mixing of COVID-19 vaccines, says Centre
India

Data required for suggesting mixing of COVID-19 vaccines, says Centre

"Adequate scientific data is required for NTAGI to make a recommendation on mixing of COVID-19 vaccines, at present this information is not available," Minister of State for Health said in a written reply in the Rajya Sabha.

India begins COVID-19 vaccine for kids aged 12-14 years, booster for all above 60 from today; All you need to know
India

India begins COVID-19 vaccine for kids aged 12-14 years, booster for all above 60 from today; All you need to know

The Centre has released guidelines for COVID-19 vaccination of children between 12-14 years. Two doses of Biological E's intramuscular vaccine Corbevax would be administered at an interval of 28 days

India reports over 1.67 lakh fresh COVID-19 cases, 1,192 deaths in 24 hours
India

India reports over 1.67 lakh fresh COVID-19 cases, 1,192 deaths in 24 hours

The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 3,92,30,198

Why India urgently needs a Ministry of Counter-Propaganda
India

Why India urgently needs a Ministry of Counter-Propaganda

If the West has long expertise in propaganda, we do have a longer memory that has not yet been fully extinguished. We need investment in the sparking of that memory to life, to global life. Without such an investment, we won’t have a ‘Jagat Guru’ role to play in the world

Jab, jab, jab: Healthcare, frontline workers, seniors line up for third COVID-19 vaccine dose
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Jab, jab, jab: Healthcare, frontline workers, seniors line up for third COVID-19 vaccine dose

India on Monday started administering the 'precautionary' vaccine jab as the country witnesses an exponential rise in COVID-19 cases infections, driven by the Omicron variant

India begins new vaccine phase in COVID-19 fight, ‘precautionary doses’ for frontline workers and seniors from today: All you need to know
India

India begins new vaccine phase in COVID-19 fight, ‘precautionary doses’ for frontline workers and seniors from today: All you need to know

An estimated 1.05 crore healthcare and 1.9 crore frontline workers, and 2.75 crore co-morbid people in the 60-plus age group would be administered the third dose of the COVID-19 vaccine

Omicron can evade protection offered by COVID-19 vaccines, antibody therapies, says study
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Omicron can evade protection offered by COVID-19 vaccines, antibody therapies, says study

The study, published in the journal Nature on Thursday, also highlights the need for new vaccines and treatments that anticipate how the SARS-CoV-2 virus may soon evolve.

India records 5,784 new COVID-19 cases in 24 hours, lowest in 571 days; toll rises by 252
India

India records 5,784 new COVID-19 cases in 24 hours, lowest in 571 days; toll rises by 252

The number of active coronavirus cases in the country has declined to 88,993, accounting for 0.26 percent of the total caseload and the lowest since March 2020

‘Mixing AstraZeneca, Pfizer vaccines with Moderna or Novovax generates better response against COVID-19’
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‘Mixing AstraZeneca, Pfizer vaccines with Moderna or Novovax generates better response against COVID-19’

The study at the University of Oxford in the UK found that no safety concerns were raised in the study of 1,070 participants

Omicron in India: Man from Zimbabwe tests positive in Gujarat, confirmed cases in country rise to three
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Omicron in India: Man from Zimbabwe tests positive in Gujarat, confirmed cases in country rise to three

A day after two cases of Omicron variant were reported in Karnataka, the Centre and states are on high alert to keep the virus at bay

Omicron COVID-19 variant is a cause for concern, not panic: US President Joe Biden tells Americans
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Omicron COVID-19 variant is a cause for concern, not panic: US President Joe Biden tells Americans

When omicron arrives, and it will, Biden said, America will “face this new threat just as we’ve faced those that have come before it.”

Over 129 crore COVID-19 vaccine doses provided to states, UTs through free of cost channel, says Centre
India

Over 129 crore COVID-19 vaccine doses provided to states, UTs through free of cost channel, says Centre

The ministry asserted that the Union government was committed to accelerating the pace and expanding the scope of COVID-19 vaccination throughout the country

India exported over 65 mn COVID-19 vaccines to nearly 100 countries this year, says PM Modi
India

India exported over 65 mn COVID-19 vaccines to nearly 100 countries this year, says PM Modi

In his speech, the prime minister emphasised on the fact that Indian healthcare sector has earned global trust to the extent of being called the 'pharmacy of the world'

Narendra Modi to hold meeting with DMs of 40 districts with low COVID-19 vaccine coverage
India

Narendra Modi to hold meeting with DMs of 40 districts with low COVID-19 vaccine coverage

The meeting will include districts with less than 50 percent coverage of the first dose and low coverage of the second dose of the vaccine

Australia adds India's Covaxin to its list of approved COVID-19 vaccines
India

Australia adds India's Covaxin to its list of approved COVID-19 vaccines

The move will have significant impacts for the return of international students, and travel of skilled and unskilled workers to Australia

G20 leaders will strengthen WHO to expedite emergency use authorisation for COVID vaccines, says Piyush Goyal
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G20 leaders will strengthen WHO to expedite emergency use authorisation for COVID vaccines, says Piyush Goyal

India's G-20 Sherpa Piyush Goyal said that countries have agreed to help optimize the processes and procedures of the WHO for vaccine approval and emergency use authorisation

G-20 Summit: A brief look at Prime Minister's visit to Rome so far
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G-20 Summit: A brief look at Prime Minister's visit to Rome so far

The G20 is an international forum that brings together the world’s major economies. Its members account for more than 80 percent of world GDP, 75 percent of global trade and 60 percent of the population of the planet

G20 Summit: Narendra Modi to attend second session; meet Spanish Prime Minister, German Chancellor
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G20 Summit: Narendra Modi to attend second session; meet Spanish Prime Minister, German Chancellor

The prime minister is also slated to attend a session to discuss Sustainable Development Goals under Agenda 2030 and visit the Trevi Fountain

G20 Summit: India can produce five billion COVID-19 vaccines by 2022-end, says Narendra Modi
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G20 Summit: India can produce five billion COVID-19 vaccines by 2022-end, says Narendra Modi

Modi highlighted India's medical supply to over 150 countries and contribution in maintaining the global supply chain during the pandemic