The second phase of India's covid vaccine drive is receiving an enthusiastic response. However, if you are hesitant about the vaccine since you are on medication or recently recovered from some serious illness or even Covid-19 for that matter, you may have some questions that we address in this video.
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Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant took his first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine on March 03. Pramod Sawant took the Covishield jab at PHC Sankhali. CM further urged people to come forward and get vaccinated to eradicate the spread of COVID-19 from Goa. He said, "I appeal to all those eligible to come forward and get vaccinated. This will help us to eradicate COVID-19 from Goa."
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.
The tuna industry is one of the main employment drivers in Mauritius. CNN looks at how the entire supply chain is combating the effects of overfishing in the Indian Ocean and the industry’s hopes for the future.
Mauritius Prime Minister Pravind Jugnauth at India-Mauritius joint statement said the Comprehensive Economic Cooperation and Partnership Agreement (CECPA) is far-reaching and should unleash new and expanded opportunities in trade, goods and services. "Comprehensive Economic Cooperation and Partnership Agreement is 1st of its kind, signed by India with an African country. It's far-reaching and should unleash new and expanded opportunities in trade, goods and services, investment, economic cooperation and technical assistance,"said Mauritius PM. He added, "As India seeks to step her vast and multilayered cooperation with African continent, for next edition of India-Africa forum Mauritius aspires to play greater role in these engagements as a gateway between India and Africa."
During a press briefing on January 28, MEA spokesperson Anurag Srivastava informed that over 55 lakh doses of vaccines have been gifted neighbours and extended neighbourhood since January 20. MEA spokesperson, said, "rom Jan 20, we've gifted over 55 lakh doses of vaccines to our neighbours and extended neighborhood-1.5 lakh to Bhutan, 1 lakh to Maldives, Mauritius and Bahrain, 10 lakhs to Nepal, 20 lakhs to Bangladesh, 15 lakhs to Myanmar, 50,000 to Seychelles, 5 lakh to Sri Lanka on request. Over the next few days, we've planned to gift further quantities of 1 lakh doses to Oman, 5 lakh doses to CARICOM countries, 2 lakhs to Nicaragua and 2 lakh doses to Pacific Island states."
Serum Institute of India's vaccine consignment arrived at Mumbai's Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport on January 22. The consignment containing COVID-19 vaccine will be dispatched to Myanmar, Seychelles and Mauritius.
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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While addressing a press conference in the national capital on March 05, the official spokesperson, Anurag Srivastava clarified on plans for West Container Terminal (WCT) in Sri Lanka. Srivastava said, "Our High Commission in Colombo has already conveyed to the Sri Lanka government that their media release in so far as reference to approval of High Commission was concerned, is factually incorrect." "We understand that the government of Sri Lanka has engaged directly with investors on this project," he added.
The top State Department diplomatic security official in Afghanistan was removed from his role for declaring the “death of America” and making racist comments about Kamala Harris in a post on his Facebook page when President Donald Trump lost November’s presidential election, according to four sources familiar with the matter.
Senseless killing continues in Afghanistan as 3 women working for a local radio station and tv channel were shot dead by gun men in the eastern city of jalalabad on tuesday. Zalmai Latifi, director at Enikass TV, said the women were shot in 2 separate attacks as they were walking back home after leaving the station.
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Actor Siddhanth Kapoor has shared a million-dollar video on sister Shraddha Kapoor's birthday. In the video shared on Instagram, Shraddha is seen showing off some killer birthday moves. The duo is currently in Maldives, attending the wedding of their cousin Priyaank Sharma. Shraddha and Siddhanth can be seen making a spectacular entry on the beach. The duo's quirky dance moves stole the show as their family cheered for them. Priyaan and Shaza Morani tied the knot in a Christian-style wedding in Maldives this week. The couple is legally married, following a court marriage in February. Shraddha Kapoor was last seen in the 2020 action-thriller Baaghi 3. The actor also has a Luv Ranjan film opposite Ranbir Kapoor lined up.
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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..
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