Thu, Jan 21, 2021

  • The number of healthcare workers who have received COVID-19 vaccine jabs in the country till the evening of the sixth day of the nationwide immunisation drive has reached 9,99,065 as per provisional...
    9.99 lakh healthcare workers received vaccine shots till Thursday 6 pm: Centre
    It also said on Thursday, 1,92,581 beneficiaries were vaccinated till 6 pm through vaccination sessions held across 27 states and Union Territories, while adding the final report would be completed by late in the night.  The cumulative number of healthcare workers vaccinated against COVID-19 has touched 9,99,065 (till 6 pm Wednesday) through 18,159 sessions, as per the provisional report, Dr Manohar Agnani, additional secretary in the health ministry, said. As far as adverse event following immunization (AEFI) are concerned, he said there was one hospitalisation in Rajasthan.  A person who was vaccinated on January 16 and developed intracranial hemorrhage on January 20 has been admitted to Geetanjali Medical College and Hospital, Udaipur in Rajasthan and it is not related to vaccination. Further no death has been reported today, Agnani...
  • Will not allow forcible eviction of refugees from central govt-owned land: Mamata Will not allow forcible eviction of refugees from central govt-owned land: Mamata

    West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday asserted that she would not allow ''forcible displacement'' of any refugee from land owned by central government organisations, amid reports that...

  • Red-tapism made acquisition process a vicious cycle: Indian Army Chief Red-tapism made acquisition process a vicious cycle: Indian Army Chief

    Self-reliance is a strategic necessity but to achieve it a revolution is needed in bureaucratic affairs, Indian Army Chief General Manoj Mukund Naravane has said while pointing out that defence...

  • Nripendra Mishra in Ayodhya to discuss final stages of Ram temple Nripendra Mishra in Ayodhya to discuss final stages of Ram temple

    Ram Janmabhoomi Construction Committee head Nripendra Mishra arrived in Ayodhya on Thursday to attend a two-day meeting called to discuss the final stages of the temple development scheme.

  • 5 killed in Serum Institute plant fire, Covid vaccine safe 5 killed in Serum Institute plant fire, Covid vaccine safe

    At least five persons suffocated to death as a major fire broke out in an under-construction building in a plant of global vaccine giant, the Serum Institute of India (SII), here on Thursday...

  • Centre approves construction of over 1.68 lakh houses under PMAY-Urban Centre approves construction of over 1.68 lakh houses under PMAY-Urban

    The government has approved the construction of over 1.68 lakh houses in urban areas under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana, taking the total number of houses sanctioned so far to 1.1 crore, according...

  • SC-appointed panel starts consultation on agri laws, interacts with farm bodies from 8 states SC-appointed panel starts consultation on agri laws, interacts with farm bodies from 8 states

    The Supreme Court-appointed panel on the new agri laws on Thursday started its consultation process and interacted with 10 farmer organisations from eight states, including Uttar Pradesh.

  • Construction in ‘our own territory’ normal, says China on report of building village in Arunachal Construction in ‘our own territory’ normal, says China on report of building village in Arunachal

    China's development and construction activities ''within its own territory'' is ''normal'' and beyond reproach, the Chinese Foreign Ministry said here on Thursday, reacting to a report about China...

  • Judiciary, agencies like CBI, ED should act independently: HC Judiciary, agencies like CBI, ED should act independently: HC

    The Bombay High Court on Thursday said the judiciary and agencies like the RBI, CBI and ED should act independently, and asked ''what heavens are going to fall'' if an interim protection from coercive...

  • Forgotten  Nandigram stands divided between its favourite Mamata and Suvendu Forgotten Nandigram stands divided between its favourite Mamata and Suvendu

    Two large cut-outs of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and her protege-turned-rival Suvendu Adhikari adorning opposite sides of the street in Tengua bazar of Nandigram sum up the prevailing...