Boris Johnson has described the early election results as "very encouraging". Speaking to reporters in Coventry, the prime minister said the government's success is because they have been focusing on "our priorities, the people's priorities, and bouncing back from the pandemic as much as we can." Report by Thomasl. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on April 24 attended an event on Panchayati Raj Diwas, via video conferencing. At the event, PM said, "When we met for Panchayati Raj Diwas a year back, the entire country was fighting against Corona. At that time I had urged all of you to carry out your duty in stopping Corona from reaching villages." "We've to ensure that guidelines issued from time to time are followed in villages. We have the security cover of vaccines this time. So, we've to ensure that everyone in villages gets both the doses of vaccine," he added.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the Leaders' Summit on Climate via video conferencing on April 22. During the summit, PM said, "Humanity is battling a global pandemic right now and this event is a timely reminder that grave threat of Climate Change hasn't disappeared. It is a lived reality for millions around the world." "President Biden and I are launching 'India-Us Climate and Clean Energy Agenda 2030 partnership'. We will help mobilise investments, demonstrate clean technologies and enable green collaborations," he added.
As India continues to reel under the Coronavirus Pandemic with breaching a grim milestone each day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday urged state governments to test more even if that meant higher reporting of the infection. PM told chief ministers at the virtual meet on Covid that lockdowns should be avoided altogether. PM asked states to check the rise in cases on a war footing, while stressing that efforts must be strengthened in the next three to four weeks.
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Prime Minister of Netherlands, Mark Rutte during virtual meet with Prime Minister Narendra Modi applauded India for its 'Vaccine Maitri' programme for helping countries amid pandemic. "I appreciate your govt's efforts to support Dutch investors who faced challenges last year during the first wave of the COVID19 pandemic. Your support helped ensure the continuation of trade between our countries even in those difficult times," said Netherlands PM Mark Rutte. He added, "We applaud India for the 'Vaccine Maitri' programme. We also congratulate India on its election as a non-permanent member of the UNSC. In our view, India is an obvious candidate for a permanent seat of an expanded council."
Deputy Chief Minister of Delhi, and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Manish Sisodia on May 09 slammed Central government over COVID vaccines exported to other countries. He said, "Govt of India exported COVID vaccines to 93 countries in last 3 months. It gave 6.5 crore doses to them. Around 1 lakh people have died of COVID during the second wave in India. If not exported, these vaccines could have saved the lives of these people." "Was it (export of vaccines to other countries) done just to improve the image of Central government?" he asked.
A vaccine centre has had queues around the block after it was announced all over-20s would be given a jab.The centre at Hirshman’s Chemist in Sefton, Merseyside, is near Formby, which has seen a rise..
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