With a vaccine for Covid-19 believed to be around the corner, preparations are underway in India to ensure speedy distribution. GMR, which owns and operates the Delhi and Hyderabad airports, is reportedly preparing systems to transport vaccine doses when they're available. Temperature-controlled systems are reportedly being readied, since the vaccines need to be stored in a cold environment. On December 2, the United Kingdom approved its first vaccine with doses to be available for use in a few days. Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently took stock of vaccine development and production during a 3-lab tour. Watch the full video for more.
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Protesting farmers announced a nationwide strike on December 8. They said they said they will block all toll plazas and roads leading to Delhi. General Secretary of BKU-Lakhowal, HS Lakhowal said, “In the 4th round of talks with the Centre, we made it clear that the farm laws should be revoked completely. Centre wants to make amends to the farm laws but we disagree with it. We made it clear to the Centre that we will only go back after Centre withdraws the farm laws. On December 5, effigies of PM Modi’s govt and other corporate houses will be burnt across the country. We have called for Bharat Bandh on December 8.” Fifth round of talks with the Central government is scheduled for December 5. After 4th round of talks the government agreed to review farmers’ key demands. However, farmers stuck to their demand of repealing the three farm laws. Watch the full video for more.
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