On the day that India began inoculating members of the general population against Covid-19, RS Sharma, CEO of National Health Authority, spoke on the programme. He called the vaccination of Prime Minister Narendra Modi a 'major boost' for the drive. He also projected a daily vaccination target of 27 lakh in the near future. Sharma also explained the process of registration for vaccination for those aged 60 and above, and those aged 45+ with comorbidities. Watch the full video for more.
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After Prime Minister Narendra Modi was administered Bharat Biotech's COVAXIN, AIIMS Director Dr Randeep Guleria said that the controversy comparing one vaccine to other has also been laid to rest. He said that the PM took "made in India" vaccine and showcased that both vaccines are safe and efficacious. "PM took COVID-19 vaccine and showed that we must do the same when turn comes. It will go a long way in getting over the issue of hesitancy. All over 60 years of age and those above 45 years with co-morbidities must take vaccine. It is the only way to come out of the pandemic," Guleria told ANI.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on January 01 said Affordable Sustainable Housing Accelerators -India (ASHA-India) program is being run in the country to promote research and startups in modern housing technology. PM Modi laid the foundation stone of Light House Projects (LHPs) under Global Housing Technology Challenge-India via video conferencing on January 1.
After laying the foundation stone of Light House Projects (LHPs) under Global Housing Technology Challenge-India on January 01 via video conferencing, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said theses six projects will give a new direction to housing projects in the country.
In a shocking incident, six people got killed in a road accident in Madhya Pradesh's Indore. The incident happened in wee hours of February 22. The incident took place after the car collided with a tempo.
The BJP has swept the municipal polls in Gujarat with a winning performance in elections to six municipal corporations of Gujarat, winning Jamnagar, Bhavnagar, Rajkot and Surat. Disha Ravi, the 22-year-old climate activist arrested February 13 was granted bail by a Delhi Sessions Court on Tuesday afternoon with two sureties of ₹ 1 lakh each. A meeting was held at the Prime Minister's Office today to review the coronavirus situation in the country amid a surge in cases over the past few days. Lakha Sidhana, who is wanted in connection with the violence in Delhi on Republic Day, attended a public meeting in Punjab's Bathinda on Tuesday in support of the ongoing farmers' agitation.
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The counting of votes polled in elections to six municipal corporations of Gujarat began on February 23. Counting of votes for Gujarat local body polls is taking place at a polling centre in Vadodara. Vadodara recorded the turnout of 47.84%. The elections of local body polls were held on February 21. Rajkot recorded the turnout of 50.72%. Counting of votes is underway at a counting centre in Surat at Sardar Vallabhbhai National Institute of Technology. Surat recorded the turnout of 47.14%. The six civic bodies- Ahmedabad, Surat, Rajkot, Vadodara, Bhavnagar and Jamnagar were being ruled by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). Ahmedabad recorded the lowest turnout of 42.51% on voting day.
"Today my COVID's RTPCR report came negative, therefore I went directly from hospital to Rajkot to cast my vote," said Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani. He further assured that people should not get worried during COVID-19, Gujarat's recovery rate is more than 98 per cent. He further expressed confidence that BJP will clean sweep in the municipal corporation polls.
Former Indian Cricket Team captain MS Dhoni was spotted at Mumbai Airport along with wife Sakshi Dhoni on February 16. The couple was in Mumbai to attend a friend's wedding. Recently, Dhoni was in news for his farming love. Cricket superhero grew organic vegetable in his farm in Ranchi.
A Navy official succumbed to injuries on Saturday after being set on fire by unidentified people in Maharashtra's Palghar. He was burnt alive following non-payment of ransom demands of the kidnappers. Suraj Kumar Dubey was a resident of Ranchi, Jharkhand. A case has been registered against three unidentified persons and a probe has been initiated.
Ailing Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Lalu Prasad Yadav was airlifted to Delhi from Jharkhand's Ranchi. He was brought in the national capital's All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) on January 23. Lalu Yadav was referred from Ranchi's Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS) on the advice of state medical board.
President of Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK), MK Stalin on his 68th birthday, paid floral tribute to his father and former Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, M Karunanidhi at his memorial in Chennai on March 01. Stalin also paid tribute to DMK founder CN Annadurai in Chennai today.
Union Home Minister Amit Shah met Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami in Chennai on February 28. He also met TN Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam today. HM Amit Shah arrived at the Chennai airport on February 28. Amit Shah attended the public and organisational programmes in Tamil Nadu ahead of the Assembly polls in the state.
‘Metro Man’ E Sreedharan has formally joined the BJP ahead of the assembly polls in Kerala. Sreedharan joined the party in the presence of MoS RK Singh. He earlier this month said he was joining the party to make a difference in Kerala using his experience as an administrator. Sreedharan had also said that he was open to becoming the Chief Minister of Kerala if the party wanted. His plunge into politics is being seen as a big boost for the BJP in a state where it has only a single MLA. The engineer retired as chief of the Delhi Metro in 2011. He was also involved in other metro projects in the country such as in Jaipur, Lucknow and Kochi. Watch the full video for all the details.
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An alert constable is being hailed as a hero after a video of her saving a passenger from being crushed under a moving train was shared online. The video was posted on the official Twitter profile of the Ministry of Railways. The video shows a woman carrying luggage trying to board a moving train. Within moments, she slips and almost falls in the platform gap. Thankfully in the nick of time, the constable grabs her and drags her to safety.