The first batch of anti-Covid oral drug 2-DG, developed by the DRDO, was released on Monday by Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and Health Minister Harsh Vardhan. Even as the country is reeling under vaccine shortage and growing Covid cases, vaccines worth lakhs were destroyed in a fire at a godown in...
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said the focus must be on repairing and preparing the health infrastructure as well as the economy for future challenges. With most states recording a drop in Covid cases and deaths, restrictions put in place to break the chain of transmission are being gradually lifted. Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan tweeted Wednesday that The decision to increase the gap between two doses of the Covishield vaccine was transparent and based on scientific data.
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Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan tweeted Wednesday that The decision to increase the gap between two doses of the Covishield vaccine was transparent and based on scientific data. He wrote, 'The decision to increase the gap between administering two doses of Covishield has been taken in a transparent manner based on scientific data. India has a robust mechanism to evaluate data. It is unfortunate that such an important issue is being politicised!"
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India will use diplomatic channels to bring back Mehul Choksi from Dominica. Twitter today broke its silence on new digital rules in the middle of its clash with the government over the 'Congress toolkit' row and expressed concern over the potential threat to freedom of expression and intimidation tactics by the police. Union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad has issued a statement to clarify that the new IT rules for social media intermediaries have been formulated with an aim to stop abuse and misuse of social media and that the government fully recognises the right of privacy. Senior Congress leader Rahul Gandhi's barbed tweet on a New York Times report on India's Covid numbers drew a furious response from Union health minister Dr Harsh Vardhan on Wednesday.
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Yoga guru Baba Ramdev stirred up a storm once again, when he pointed fingers at allopathic treatment and said that it has failed in many avenues after his comment went viral on social media, Union Health Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan tweeted and told Ramdev to retract his comments. Following this Ramdev did issue a letter in which he apologized for his statement and said that he is not opposed to modern medical science and allopathy.
Union home minister Amit Shah held a review meeting on Monday with chief ministers of West Bengal, Odisha, Andhra Pradesh and lieutenant governor of Andaman and Nicobar Islands to discuss the preparedness for very severe cyclone Yaas, which is likely to make a landfall on the eastern coast on Wednesday. The East Coast Railway has cancelled 90 trains running on this route. It is likely to cancel 10 more by this evening as Cyclone Yaas gains momentum before intensifying into a severe storm.
#Yaas #CycloneYaas #WestBengal
Actor Sonu Sood has been a messiah for many Indians in India's Coronavirus Pandemic. He has reached out to a maximum number of people through the Sood foundation which is run by him. Applauding one such person who recently made a kind contribution to the actor’s foundation, Sonu Sood called this girl from Andhra Pradesh, ‘the richest Indian.’
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As India battles the deadly second wave of Coronavirus Pandemic, another horryfying case of deaths due to lack of oxygen comes to light, Eleven Covid patients who were in the ICU ward died at a government hospital in Andhra Pradesh's Tirupati on Monday evening after the supply of medical oxygen was disrupted.
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Ever since the pandemic began, people have come up with the most bizarre solutions for the virus, But this man's advertisement beats them all. It has Going viral on the social media after he suggested a foolproof solution to get rid of the Covid-19 virus by just changing the spellings. According to the man, who is from Anantapur in Andhra Pradesh, the pandemic will end if we start writing Corona as Caronaa and Covid-19 as Covviyd-19.
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Two AP Forest Development Corporation officers were caught taking bribe of Rs. 1.5 lakh at their office in Satyavedu town of Chittoor district by ACB officials. AP Forest Development Corporation has recently held e-tender for Eucalyptus trees. A contractor had bought 14,000 tonnes of Eucalyptus trees for Rs 7 crores. He paid 10% of the amount as deposit for tender. After winning the tender he has paid 25% of the amount, i.e., Rs 1.03 crore as bank security deposit. However, a No Objection Certificate was needed for which Forest Development Corporation officials demanded bribe. Before making the payment, contractor approached the ACB sleuths in order to get the forest officials caught red handed.