Guatemala President Alejandro Giammattei thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi and External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar for donating 2,00,000 doses of Covishield vaccines. President Alejandro Giammattei said, "I would like to start by thanking Prime Minister of India, Mr. Narendra Modi, and External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar for accepting our call for assistance in supply of Covishield vaccines manufactured in India under licensing of Astra Zeneca. It has been a grand surprise for us to know that India rather than selling the vaccines to us, it has immediately donated to us 200 thousand doses that will help to immunise frontline, health workers."
Sri Lanka has cancelled a scheduled speech of Pakistan's prime minister, Imran Khan in parliament. This is being seen as a move to avoid confrontation with New Delhi. India had recently gifted 5 lakh doses of Covishield to Sri Lanka. In recent month there have been anti-Muslim sentiments in Sri Lanka as the Buddhist people have been protesting against animal sacrifices in Mosques.
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As the vaccination drive has already been kicked off in the Himalayan nation, the inoculation drive for elderly and most vulnerable age groups will commence from next month. Nepal has received the first batch of one million COVISHIELD Vaccine developed by Serum Institute of India on Sunday via Air India flight. The vaccines would be used to inoculate people above 60 years of age, which is 8.73 per cent of Nepal's population, in the vaccination drive that will begin on March 7. According to the Ministry of Health and Population, there are 2,652,258 elderly people above 60 years in the country. On January 21st 2021, Nepal had received a total of One Million COVISHIELD Vaccine from India under grant assistance.
Serum Institute of India's (SII) vaccine consignment will be dispatched from Mumbai's Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport on January 30. The consignment containing Covishield vaccine will be dispatched to Muscat, Oman today. India is helping other countries with the import of COVID-19 vaccine amid the pandemic.
Serum Institute of India's vaccine consignment arrived at Mumbai's Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport on January 28. The consignment containing COVID-19 vaccine will be dispatched to Bahrain and Colombo today. India is helping other countries with the import of COVID vaccine amid the pandemic.
Meet skydiver and BASE jumper Sajid Chougle, who explains what it is like to fly once again after being chained to the ground for most of 2020 due to the pandemic-induced lockdown. The Mumbai-based creative director also reflects on his journey into the skydiving world, which began in 2008 with a tandem jump in California and has since grown to around 400 jumps across the globe.
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Bollywood actor Hrithik Roshan on February 27 recorded his statement at the office of Crime Branch in Mumbai in connection with the 2016 complaint in fake email ID case involving Kangana Ranaut. He was summoned by Mumbai Police Crime Branch unit to record his statement regarding the case. Hrithik and Kangana also had a brawl on social media in 2016 when the latter termed Roshan as her "silly ex", following which she got a legal notice from him. Later, Hrithik filed a police complaint alleging someone was impersonating him and sent emails to Kangana between 2013 and 2014.
Hrithik Roshan visited Mumbai Police's Crime Branch office on Saturday to record statement. This is in connection with his 2016 complaint on fake emails in his name to Kangana Ranaut. The actor, who was summoned to appear at 11 am, left his residence in black tee and cap. Hrithik had been asked to visit the Crime Intelligence Unit (CIU) at commissioner's office. Hrithik's complaint alleged that someone was emailing Kangana from a bogus ID in his name. The complaint was followed by a spat between the two Bollywood actors. Hrithik had accused Kangana of harassing him by sending him hundreds of emails. After an initial probe, police concluded that the emails were sent from Kangana's ID. Police had recorded statement of Kangana who denied sending emails to Hrithik. In December last year, Hrithik's lawyer had approached Mumbai police commissioner. The probe was then transferred from Mumbai Police's Cyber Cell to Crime Branch's CIU. Hrithik and Kangana had worked together in Kites (2010) and then Krrish 3 (2013).
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MEA Spokesperson Anurag Srivastava on February 25 informed that Government of India in liaison with the authorities of United Kingdom for early extradition of fugitive economic offender Nirav Modi who has been ordered by a local court to be extradited to India. West Minister magistrate court in London had pronounced that Nirav Modi be extradited to stand trial in India. Anurag Srivastava said, "They have dismissed his mental health concerns and the judge has observed that Nirav Modi has conspired to destroy evidence and intimidate witnesses. Now since the magistrate court has recommended Nirav Modi's extradition to the UK Home Secretary." The Indian businessman had fled the country in early 2018 as the news of Punjab National Bank scam worth around Rs 14,000 crore surfaced.
PM Modi said at an event in Puducherry today that the Government of India has made several efforts to improve connectivity to give farmers a better market for produce; A Delhi court on Thursday granted protection from arrest to Shantanu Muluk in the toolkit case till March 9; As many as 229 covid-19 cases have emerged from a single hostel in a school in Maharashtra's Washim district. All this and more news at 2 PM.
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Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on February 22 said Government of India's clear focus is on 'Ease of Doing Business' in order to encourage foreign OEMs to set up manufacturing units in India. "GoI has brought many reforms in last 6 years. There is a clear focus of the government on 'Ease of Doing Business' to encourage foreign OEMs, to set up manufacturing units in India, develop joint ventures and promote private participation in defence sector," said Defence Minister.
Nepal launched Covid-19 immunisation after India sent vaccines. India sent 10 lakh doses of Covishield vaccines to Nepal as a gift. Nepal PM Oli thanked India and PM Modi for the vaccine consignment...
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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,..
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