Jun 21, 2021 11:59 AM IST
There have been enough warnings and road maps laid down on how to stockpile medical infrastructure. This, coupled with months of experience by the government and public alike on how to handle a pandemic, is ideal learning ground. If still the country fails now, it will be difficult to find scapegoats
- Jun 21, 2021 11:01 AM IST
Talking to reporters after visiting a vaccination centre here, Shah said with Prime Minister Narendra Modi's decision to provide free vaccine against COVID-19 to people aged 18 and above, "we will fast achieve the goal of inoculating almost everyone".
- Jun 20, 2021 10:30 PM IST
In the process, Andhra Pradesh also crossed the one-crore mark in the administration of the first dose of the vaccine.
- Jun 20, 2021 11:31 AM IST
"Markets are likely to spend some more time in a range and we expect volatility to remain high due to the scheduled derivatives expiry of June month contracts. With no major event, participants will be closely eyeing the global markets for cues.
- Jun 19, 2021 09:37 PM IST
Indian passengers must be vaccinated with two doses of any of the COVID-19 vaccines that have been approved in the UAE.
- Jun 19, 2021 03:42 PM IST
The arrival of the third wave could be expedited through the violation of COVID-appropriate behaviour, Dr Randeep Guleria said.
- Jun 17, 2021 06:02 PM IST
Chief Economic advisor also said that the finance minister has mentioned front-loading of capital expenditure.
- Jun 17, 2021 03:24 PM IST
CII urged that Liquid Medical Oxygen (LMO) storage facilities be set up across 15+ strategic locations and oxygen care centers be set up to reduce the load from the hospitals.
- Jun 16, 2021 07:13 PM IST
Nomura’s economist expects the Indian economy to contract 4 percent in April-June compared with Jan-March and that inflation would remain a big risk that may require a hike in reverse-repo rates in the second half of the fiscal
- Jun 14, 2021 05:45 PM IST
In addition to the stronger immunity response, the previously-infected group of participants also higher memory T and B-cell responses, the researchers claimed.
- Jun 14, 2021 04:08 PM IST
The prices are expected to go up, as the states - under the now-scrapped procurement policy - were paying a higher amount for the supply of vaccines as compared to the central government.
- Jun 14, 2021 11:01 AM IST
India reported less than 1 lakh COVID-19 new cases for the 7th day in a row, according to the June 14 update. Active infections decreased by 53,001 cases to 9.73 lakh mark; over 25.48 crore vaccine doses administered till date.
- Jun 12, 2021 01:46 PM IST
CoWIN head R S Sharma had recently said over a dozen entities, including large digital companies like Paytm, MakeMyTrip and Infosys are looking at approval for offering vaccine bookings.
- Jun 12, 2021 01:10 PM IST
The WhatsApp API based helpline was launched as a free to use service for citizens of Kolkata.
- Jun 11, 2021 11:14 AM IST
India reported less than 1 lakh new COVID-19 cases for the 4th day, according to the June 11 update. Active infections decreased by 46,281 cases to 11.21 lakh mark; over 24.60 crore vaccine doses administered till date.
- Jun 09, 2021 05:44 PM IST
As the government plans to inoculate all by the year end, the pace of vaccination will need to be stepped up.
- Jun 09, 2021 12:01 PM IST
India reported less than 1 lakh COVID-19 new cases for the second day, according to the June 9 update. Active infections decreased by 72,287 cases to 12.31 lakh mark; over 23.90 crore vaccine doses administered till date.
- Jun 08, 2021 10:58 AM IST
The credit goes to the healthcare workers whose strenuous efforts shot Weyan hamlet, with an adult population of 362, to national fame, they said.
- Jun 08, 2021 10:34 AM IST
India reported less than 1 lakh COVID-19 new cases after 63 days, according to the June 8 update. Active infections decreased by 97,907 cases to 13.03 lakh mark; over 23.61 crore vaccine doses administered till date.
- Jun 07, 2021 08:31 PM IST
The budgeted vaccination expenditure and any amount further sought through Supplementary Demand for Grants in the upcoming sessions of Parliament should be enough to fund the centre’s expanded vaccination programme, a senior government official said.
- Jun 07, 2021 08:20 PM IST
Experts point out that an intranasal vaccine will not only be simple to administer but reduce the use of medical consumables such as needles, syringes, etc significantly impacting the overall cost of a vaccination drive.
- Jun 07, 2021 05:26 PM IST
Announcing a major departure from the current vaccination policy, the prime minister said that the state-level procurement of vaccines would now be taken over by the Centre.
- Jun 07, 2021 11:48 AM IST
India reported 1 lakh COVID-19 new cases, according to the June 7 update. Active infections decreased by 76,190 cases to 14.01 lakh mark; over 23.27 crore vaccine doses administered till date.
- Jun 06, 2021 10:03 PM IST
The Delhi-ruling Aam Aadmi Party had, earlier this week, appealed the central government to urgently replenish the stock of Covaxin in the national capital.
- Jun 06, 2021 10:13 AM IST
"Among the key factors, participants will be closely eyeing monsoon updates. Besides, macroeconomic data i.e IIP is scheduled for June 11. With receding COVID cases, the market anticipates further easing by the states ahead," said Ajit Mishra, VP Research. Religare Broking.