India provided COVID-19 vaccines to Saint Lucia on March 01. 'Made in India' vaccines was received by the Prime Minister Allen Chastanet of Saint Lucia. India provided 25,000 doses of coronavirus vaccine to the island nation Saint Lucia. The consignment of coronavirus vaccine reached under India's 'Vaccine Maitri' initiative. The 40,000 doses of 'Made in India' coronavirus vaccines also arrived in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines. It was received by Prime Minister Ralph Gonsalves on March 01. They received Serum Institute of India (SII)'s Covishield doses today. Earlier, India supplied COVID-19 vaccines to neighbouring countries Bhutan, Maldives, Nepal, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Afghanistan and Bangladesh under the 'Neighbourhood First' policy.
Phase 2 of India's Covid-19 vaccination drive was launched in high-profile manner on March 1 with Prime Minister Narendra Modi becoming one of the first beneficiaries. The second phase of the programme involves inoculation of those aged 60 and above, and those aged 45+ with comorbidities. The process for registration involves entry of mobile number and identity card details on the government's dedicated Co-win platform. India currently has 2 vaccines in use - Bharat Biotech's Covaxin, and Oxford-AstraZeneca's Covishield, being manufactured by the Serum Institute of India. Watch the full video for more.
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The UK will examine European Union proposals for a vaccine passport in the hope of reviving international travel for the summer holidays.
Health Secretary Matt Hancock said Britain was working with the EU and countries around the world on the issue.
But England's Deputy Chief Medical Officer Professor Jonathan Van-Tam said there was still "great uncertainty" around holidays on the continent, partly because the EU’s vaccination programmes were behind the UK's.
European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said plans for a "digital green pass" will be set out this month, which would allow people to prove they have had a jab or show the results of Covid tests. Report by Avagninag. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan and his wife took the first dose of Covid-19 vaccine Covaxin in Delhi. The health minister was administered the vaccine dose at Delhi Heart and Lung Institute. India opened up the Covid-19 vaccination drive from March 1, 2021. Those over 60 years and within 45-59 years with specified co-morbidities are being vaccinated. The minister's wife Nutan Goel first took the jab after which Vardhan received the vaccine shot.
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Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on March 02 took first shot of COVID-19 vaccine at Delhi Heart and Lung Institute. After taking the vaccine, he urged people, who are above 60 years of age to take the shot of the vaccine and also requested those who can afford should pay the price of vaccine at a private hospital. "We've been administered Covaxin. This vaccine will work as 'Sanjeevani'. Hanuman Ji crossed India to get it, but this 'Sanjeevani' is available at your nearby pvt and govt facility. We've paid Rs 250 for it, those who can afford it should pay for it," he said.
Vehicular movement to Ghaziabad from Delhi through Ghazipur border has been partially restored since Monday evening Stung by party colleague Anand Sharma's open condemnation, Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury today posted a series of tweets in a scorching thread titled 'Know Your Facts, Anand Sharma'. Union health minister Harsh Vardhan and his wife Nutan Goel took the Covid-19 vaccine shot at Delhi Heart and Lung Institute on Tuesday morning. Another horrific crime committed in UP's Hathras. A man who was jailed briefly in 2018 in a sexualassault case, out on bail ever since, allegedly shot dead the survivor's father on Monday in a village in Uttar Pradesh's Hathras district. The Bombay High Court on Tuesday granted bail to BARC former CEO Partho Dasgupta, an accused in the alleged TRP scam.
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Swaraj India president Yogendra Yadav on March 02, announced that women protesters will be in front at farmers' protest sites on International Women's Day. Yogendra Yadav said, "In today's meeting of Samyukt Kisan Morcha, we have finalised the programmes till March 15. On March 06 when the protest enters Day 100, farmers will block Kundli-Manesar-Palwal Expressway at different points between 11 am and 4 pm. On the occasion of International Women's Day on March 08, women protesters will be brought to the front at all the protest sites. From March 05, 'MSP Dilao' movement will be started in Karnataka, asking Prime Minister Modi to ensure MSP for crops."
Devotees flocked to lord Ganesha temple on the occasion of Angarki Sankashti Chaturthi on March 2. Priests performed special aarti on the special occasion. Entering into temple is restricted for the devotees amid increasing cases of COVID-19 in the city. The devotees of Lord Ganesha observe the monthly vrat on the Chaturthi and break their fast after sighting the Moon. This vrat is observed twelve times a year.
Amid Maharashtra Covid spike, a mega wedding was attended by top netas. NCP chief Sharad Pawar, BJP's Devendra Fadnavis and Haryana Deputy CM Dushyant Chautala reportedly attended the wedding. A case was reportedly registered against ex-MP Dhananjay Mahadik for the February 21 event in Pune. Covid rules were allegedly flouted at Mahadik's son's wedding programme. Meanwhile, Covid rules were also being ignored by general public in Mumbai. Huge crowds were reported at Mumbai's Crawford market on February 22. Maharashtra saw 5,200+ new cases, while Mumbai had 760+ on February 22. Maharashtra CM Thackeray has warned of 'second wave' of Covid. Watch the full video for more details.
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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..