Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh, Shivraj Singh Chouhan launched 'Rozgar Utsav' under 'AatmaNirbhar Bharat Abhiyan' in Bhopal on January 20. CM Chouhan said, "During corona period, we had launched Rozgar Setu portal. So far, 1.44 lakh people have been employed in different sectors."
Former MLA Rahul Singh Lodhi who quit the Congress and joined BJP after resigning from the post of MLA ahead of the by-polls in Madhya Pradesh on 28 seats. Rahul Lodhi got the status of Cabinet Minister in Shivraj Singh government. After getting the portfolio he visited Madhya Pradesh's Damoh on January 17. Two people throw ink and put shoe garland around his neck. The supporters of Rahul thrashed them in the presence of cops. Police took them into the custody.
Union Health minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan reiterated the two vaccines which have been granted approval for use in India are safe and effective. He added that some people are playing politics over the issue resulting in vaccine hesitancy among a section of the people. Harsh Vardhan said that the vaccines will be the last nail in the coffin of Covid. He also said that mild fever, pain and swelling are common after vaccination and added that very few people have shown these side-effects too. Questions have been raised about the safety of Covaxin which has not yet published any data from phase three clinical trials. Additionally, the government has also said that people will not get to choose a vaccine in the first phase. Watch the full video for all the details.
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Health and Family Welfare Ministry of India on January 19 said that in case of the Covaxin which has been given emergency use authorization under clinical trial mode (Covaxin), hospitalization cost would be borne by authorities. He said, "There are two vaccines. One of the two vaccines is given emergency use authorization under clinical trial mode. In a document for this vaccine, it's mentioned that if there's causal relation between immunization and adverse event weather it is severe or serious, hospitalization cost would be borne by authorities."
Karnataka Association of Resident Doctors (KARD) has demanded the government to let people choose which COVID-19 vaccine, between Pune-based Serum Institute of India's Covishield and Hyderabad-based Bharat Biotech's Covaxin, they want to take. "Government of India has approved Covishield and Covaxin vaccines. We have all the reports for Covishield. But, Covaxin is still in phase-III trials, where the trial is being done on healthcare workers. We condemn this...Healthcare workers should be given a choice of vaccine," said Dr Dayanand Sagar. GoI rolled out COVID-19 vaccine jab from January 16.
Fire broke out at Manjri facility of Pune’s Serum Institute of India on Thursday. Pune’s Mayor Murlidhar Mohol said that a call was received at 2.50pm. Reportedly, ten fire tenders were rushed to the spot along with at least two extra tankers. As per reports, fire was reported from the fifth floor of the recently constructed building. Smoke was seen coming out of the building. Serum Institute of India is manufacturing coronavirus vaccine Covishield. Watch the full video for more details.
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India on Wednesday sent coronavirus vaccines to Bhutan and Maldives. India is sending doses of the Covishield vaccine. Trucks with Covishield left from Pune’s Serum Institute of India for Bhutan. The move is in keeping with India’s “neighborhood first” policy. Consignments were airlifted and handed over to officials in Maldives and Bhutan. India will also be dispatching vaccines to Bangladesh, Nepal, Myanmar, and Seychelles. This comes days after India launched the Covid-19 vaccination drive on January 16. Watch the full video for more details.
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Commenting on web series 'Tandav', which has invited a couple of controversies, Home Minister of Madhya Pradesh Narottam Mishra said makers would've been behind the bars, if they were not provided relief by the court. "When we react on an act then they say that we are creating chaos. Why do you do such acts that a reaction is needed? We will not tolerate such things at all. Court has provided them relief so they are safe otherwise they would have been behind bars," said Madhya Pradesh Home Minister.
In a heinous crime, a 13-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a man in Madhya Pradesh's Betul district. After raping the victim, the accused also allegedly tried to bury her alive in a pit. "Case has been registered under relevant sections of IPC, SC/ST Act and POCSO Act. The accused has been arrested," a police official said.
Indian Council of Medical Research, Scientist and Head of Epidemiology and Communicable Diseases Division, Dr. Samiran Panda while speaking to ANI assured that both Covishield and Covaxin are safe and..