Unsung heroes and key NHS workers who have helped during the Covid-19 pandemic have dominated the Queen's New Year's Honours this year. Also among the big names, Britain's seven-time Formula 1 world champion Lewis Hamilton has been given a knighthood and actress Sheila Hancock has been made a Dame for her services to drama and charity. Report by Patelr. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
Lewis Hamilton has been knighted in the New Year Honours list. The Formula Onedriver won a record-equalling seventh world championship this year. The 35-year-old was awarded an MBE after he won his first world championship in2008.
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi at a NCC Rally at Cariappa Ground praised cadets for their efforts in handling hard times like floods, COVID situation in the country last year. "Be it the floods or any other calamity, NCC cadets helped the people of this country last year. During the Corona period, lakhs of cadets worked with the administration and society across the country. It is commendable," said PM Narendra Modi.
India once again established its position as a reliable partner in Covid-19 assistance. It dispatched Covishield to Bahrain and Sri Lanka under the Vaccine Maitri Initiative. Sri Lanka to receive a consignment of 50,400 doses, while Bahrain to get 10,800 doses. Covishield developed by Serum Institute of India was loaded to cargo aircraft at Mumbai. The cargo aircraft left Mumbai airport as per schedule at 7:55 am for Manama. The vaccine consignment for Colombo, which delayed for 15 minutes, left at 9:00 am. Meanwhile, India has supplied vaccines to its neighbours under neighbourhood first policy. Bhutan, Maldives, Nepal, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Afghanistan, Bangladesh received vaccines. India sees international cooperation in the area of fight against Covid-19 as its duty. New Delhi has played the role of the first responder in the region.
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