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Pune: Place in Maharashtra, India
Pune, formerly known as Poona, is the second largest city in the Indian State of Maharashtra, after Mumbai, and the eighth most populous city in India, with an estimated population of 7.4 million as of 2020. It has been ranked as "the most livable city in India" several times.

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COVID-19 vaccination drive begins in India [Video]

COVID-19 vaccination drive begins in India

The mega COVID-19 vaccination drive began in India on January 16. Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the drive and around 100 healthcare workers will get vaccinated at each session site on the..

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COVID vaccine reaches length and breadth of country [Video]

COVID vaccine reaches length and breadth of country

As India is set to start the vaccination program against COVID-19 on January 16, millions of doses of Covishield vaccine, manufactured by Pune's Serum Institute of India, have reached the length and..

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Siliguri gets first batch of Covishield vaccine [Video]

Siliguri gets first batch of Covishield vaccine

First consignment of Covishield vaccine arrived in Siliguri from Pune on January 13. The vaccines have been stored at the principal storage point at North Bengal Medical College and Hospital. The..

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Over 3 lakh Covisheild doses reach Raipur [Video]

Over 3 lakh Covisheild doses reach Raipur

A consignment of COVID-19 vaccine, Covishield arrived at Raipur from Serum Institute of India, Pune on January 13. SII had dispatched vaccines across India on January 12. Raipur received 23, 300 vials..

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Jammu, Kanpur receive Covisheild vaccine [Video]

Jammu, Kanpur receive Covisheild vaccine

A consignment of COVID-19 vaccine, Covishield arrived at Jammu airport from Serum Institute of India, Pune on January 13. Covishield vaccines were shifted to the storage rooms. Kanpur also received its..

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Covisheild vaccine reaches Kochi [Video]

Covisheild vaccine reaches Kochi

A consignment of COVID-19 vaccine, Covishield arrived at Kochi airport from Serum Institute of India, Pune on January 13. Vaccine consignments were shifted to Ernakulam General Hospital. SII had..

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5.06 lakh doses of Covishield vaccine arrives at Bhopal airport [Video]

5.06 lakh doses of Covishield vaccine arrives at Bhopal airport

A consignment of COVID-19 vaccine, Covishield arrived at Bhopal airport from Serum Institute of India, Pune. "We have received 5.06 lakh doses of vaccine. We have made 1,200 storage systems at state..

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Watch: 1st batch of Covaxin reaches Delhi; Mumbai receives Covishield [Video]

Watch: 1st batch of Covaxin reaches Delhi; Mumbai receives Covishield

The first batch of Covaxin landed at the Delhi airport from Hyderabad on January 13. The Covid-19 vaccine by Bharat Biotech was brought in by two flights. An Air India flight landed with 3 boxes while..

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First batch of 'Covishield' arrives in Mumbai [Video]

First batch of 'Covishield' arrives in Mumbai

The first consignment of 'Covishield', the COVID-19 vaccine by Serum Institute of India (SII) arrived in Mumbai on January 13. The vaccine was brought from Pune in a special vehicle of Brihanmumbai..

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Covid vaccine: States that received 1st dispatch ahead of Jan 16 roll-out [Video]

Covid vaccine: States that received 1st dispatch ahead of Jan 16 roll-out

Several states in India received the vaccine doses on January 12. Consignment of Covishield was dispatched from Serum Institute of India, Pune. States that received vaccines on January 12 include..

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Covishield's first consignment arrives in Lucknow, Guwahati [Video]

Covishield's first consignment arrives in Lucknow, Guwahati

COVID-19 vaccine 'Covishield' arrived at Guwahati's airport on January 12. It has been sent to vaccine storage centre. First consignment of COVID-19 vaccine also arrived at Lucknow airport. Dispatched..

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Release of first consignment of Covishield brings cheer to SII employees [Video]

Release of first consignment of Covishield brings cheer to SII employees

Employees and CEO-owner of Serum Institute of India (SII) Adar Poonawalla applauded at their office in Pune, as the first consignment of Covishield was dispatched across India on January 12.

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Serum Institute of India dispatches 'Covishield' vaccine across India [Video]

Serum Institute of India dispatches 'Covishield' vaccine across India

The first batch of COVID-19 vaccine 'Covishield' was dispatched by Serum Institute of India (SII) in Pune across India on January 12. SII produces 70-80 million doses of the COVID vaccine every month...

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