Prabhavati Khedkar, a centenarian, was vaccinated against Covid-19 on March 6. She was given the first jab at the BKC jumbo vaccination centre in Mumbai. The inoculation coincided with her 100th birthday. Officials helped her cut a cake to mark the occasion. By March 7 morning, India had administered over 2.09 crore vaccines. Watch the full video for more.
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Covid-19 vaccination was being done for free at government hospitals. PM Modi was addressing Janaushadhi Diwas celebrations via video conferencing. “We are proud of our scientists for we now have ‘Made in India’ vaccine for us and the rest of the world. Covid-19 vaccination is being done for free at government hospitals in India. Covid-19 vaccine costs Rs 250 in private hospitals which is the cheapest in world. Even I got my first dose of Covid-19.” PM Modi added, “1.5 lakh health and wellness centre are being made in villages out of which 50,000 have already started functioning. These centres will be equipped to tackle serious health issues.” Watch the full video for more.
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People above 60 years of age and those over 45 who have co-morbidities gathered outside a vaccination centre to get their doses. These people are getting first dose of COVID vaccination. Prime Minister Narendra Modi took the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at AIIMS, Delhi on March 1.
Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on March 02 took first shot of COVID-19 vaccine at Delhi Heart and Lung Institute. He was accompanied by his wife. The health minister will take second dose of the vaccine after few weeks. On March 1, Prime Minister Narendra Modi took the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at AIIMS, Delhi. On March 1, the country has began the next phase of Covid-19 vaccination for those above 60 years of age, and those over 45 years of age with specific comorbidities.
The Guru Harikshan Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Kidney Dialysis Hospital has been opened by Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee. This is the first hospital where there will be no cash counter. There will just be a registration counter for sick patients from whom no money will be taken. It is a 100-bed kidney dialysis hospital where up to 500 patients can undergo dialysis every day. The hospital has 50 electric chairs. People will be able to get online registration by visiting DCGMC website.
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The IPL governing council has released the schedule for the Vivo Indian Premier League 2021. The 14th season is returning home after the last season hosted in UAE because of the pandemic. The matches will be hosted in Ahmedabad, Bangaluru, Chennai, Delhi, Mumbai and Kolkata.
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Shah Rukh Khan visits parent's grave in Delhi. Pictures of the same have been doing the rounds on social media. He was seen wearing a white shirt and black pants. He also covered his head. Shah Rukh’s father, Taj Mohammed Khan, died of cancer when the actor was just 15 years old. Shah Rukh lost his mother Lateef Fatima Khan after a prolonged illness in 1990.
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An Air France flight en route from Paris to New Delhi made an emergency landing at Sofia Airport in Bulgaria on Friday at about 5 pm because of a disruptive passenger. The passenger, an Indian citizen, began to act up soon after take-off, quarrelling with other passengers, assaulting a flight attendant and pummeling the cockpit’s door.
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On International Women's Day, meet the elite all-women forces of Delhi Police who are trained to swing into action in the event of a terror attack in the national capital. While the SWAT team has their guns, on the other hand, the all-women band of the Delhi police's choice of instrument is the bagpipe. Tough and talented, these women show that one can be all that one wants to be.
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Amid rising fuel prices in the country, people are opting for other substitutes for commuting and because of which sales of electronic vehicles have increased drastically in country. People of Ludhiana are purchasing electronic vehicles. According to Managing Director of Avon Cycles Onkar Singh, "After fuel price hike, demand for electric cycles has gone up by 10-15% in last 2 months. We've launched E-bikes, which will be available in North India from next week." With the prices of petrol inching closer to Rs 100 per litre, the demand for battery-operated scooters is on the rise. People want to save on fuel costs and as a result they are opting for electric vehicles.
Farmer protests continued at Delhi's borders and other states. Protesting farmers also paid homage to soldiers martyred in Pulwama. On February 14, 2019, forty CRPF soldiers had died in Jammu and Kashmir in a terror attack. Farmers held candle light vigil and raised slogans of 'jai Jawan Jai Kisan', 'vande mataram', 'bharat mata ki jai' and 'inquilab zindabad'. Similar candle light march was organised in Punjab's Ludhiana. The march was reportedly organised by Bharatiya Kisan Union. Slogans critical of the Central government were heard at the Ludhiana march. Meanwhile, farmer leader Rakesh Tikait addressed rally in Haryana's Karnal. He said, “Both ‘kisan and jawan’ have only asked for law repeal so far. We have not raised slogans for ‘gaddi wapsi’ (vacate the thrown).” Watch the full video for more.
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Bhartiya Kisan Union (BKU) paid tribute to the martyrs on the second anniversary of Pulwama attack. They organised candle march in Punjab's Ludhiana on February 14. They remembered the brave hearts of Pulwama who sacrificed their lives for the nation two years ago on February 14, 2019.