Dense fog enveloped Aligarh city of Uttar Pradesh on January 18. It led to low visibility at various locations. Similar situation of fog was observed in Bihar's Muzaffarpur today. A thick blanket of dense fog also engulfed Punjab's Ludhiana. Locals were seen keeping themselves warm near the bonfire amid chilly winter season. The city recorded a minimum temperature of 8 degrees celsius, as per India Meteorological Department (IMD).
A dense layer of fog enveloped Kanpur city of Uttar Pradesh on January 17. It led to very low visibility at various locations. Locals were seen keeping themselves warm near the bonfire amid chilly winter season. Similar situation of fog was observed in UP's Aligarh today. Locals and commuters are facing several problems amid the winter season. The locals in Varanasi also resorted to bonfire to keep themselves warm amid chilly winters.
A 11-foot long python weighing around 25 kg was rescued by the Forest Department with the help of JCB in Uttar Pradesh's Aligarh on January 15. Scores of people witnessed the rescue operation. The python was later released into the wilderness.
Aero India 2021 will be the first global airshow organised in the COVID era. "This edition of Aero India is special and unique in many ways. It would be the first global airshow organised in the COVID era. The airshow would be held on three business days and is the first being organised on a hybrid mode. We are fully prepared to host this mega event," said Air Commodore Shailender Sood. Aero India 2021 will be held from Feb 03- Feb 05, 2021.
Following the recent delivery of million doses of COVID-19 vaccine from India on grant, Nepal is expected to begin an inoculation drive against the infection from next week.With the announcement of this valuable vaccination drive starting in next ten days, Nepal's Minister of Health and Population Hridayesh Tripathi requested India for continued support to deliver adequate numbers of vaccines to the Himalayan Nation to inoculate 72 percent of nearly 3 million population. COVISHIELD produced by Serum Institute of India reached the Himalyan nation on Thursday afternoon. The vaccine that arrived Nepal in grant assistance would be first administered to frontline workers. Indian Ambassador to Nepal Vinay Mohan Kwatra also assured that India would continue to work on the spirit of People first and Neighborhood first Policy.
India dispatched consignments of SII's Covishield to Myanmar, Seychelles and Mauritius. India is sending Covid-19 vaccines as part of donation program to neighbours and key partners. Bhutan, Maldives, Bangladesh, Nepal were also part of India's initial rollout of vaccines. In addition, India plans to supply vaccine doses to Afghanistan and Sri Lanka. Covishield's commercial supplies to countries having agreements with SII have also begun. Two flights are slated to carry two million doses each to Brazil and Morocco on Friday. India is carrying out vaccine diplomacy under its 'Neighbourhood First' policy. Last week, India launched the world's biggest Covid-19 vaccination drive across the country.
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