Prime Minister Narendra Modi Saturday launched India’s Covid-19 vaccination drive, the world’s largest inoculation exercise against the novel coronavirus. In a virtual address, an emotional PM Modi paid tribute to scientists and healthcare workers, who have been on the frontlines of the pandemic. "Amid the crisis and the atmosphere of despair, someone was transmitting hope by putting his life on the line to save us," PM Modi said. He added that safety protocol, including social distancing and wearing masks, must remain in place. India will administer shots to three crore frontline workers in phase one. There are 3,006 session sites across the country, where 100 beneficiaries each will be given either of India’s two indigenous vaccines, Covaxin or Covishield.
Around 50 horse riders, all from the community of armed Sikh warriors, took out their horses and marched from the main stage at the protest site till the end, spanning over 15 km. Farmers called this a preparation and rehearsal for Republic Day, when they will hold a march from Singhu to Tikri and other borders of Delhi.
Owing to the poor visibility, Delhi Airport put out an advisory for passengers post-midnight saying passengers are requested to contact the airline concerned for updated flight information.
The Bhoiwada police said that Ambaresh Asthana called his brother-in-law over the phone recently and told him that he has been kidnapped by one of his clients. He was, however, found in Nagpur a week later.
According to the revised list, there are 3,73,66,306 male voters while the number of women eligible to vote is 3,59,27,084. There are 1,590 members of the third gender on the list.
The first phase, that will cater to administering vaccines only to medical professionals, will begin on January 16. So far, a total of 55,588 such persons have registered for the drive.
Extending support to the ongoing protests against the agri Acts, Sidhu said he hoped the laws will repealed, but added that the “bigger game” hitting the farming community was already on.
'Will remember Patel while visiting Somnath temple,' said Nitin Patel.
The postings were announced in an official order issued by Additional Director General (Administration) PC Meena on Thursday following approval from Director General of Police (DGP) HC Awasthy. “Hence, the postings cannot be changed until approval from UP DGP,” the order read.
One of the seasoned politicians in Tamil Nadu, Gnanadesikan was elected to the Rajya Sabha twice from 2001-2007 and from 2007-2013.
Struggling to pay off debts that she ran up during her fourth daughter’s wedding, Tahera agreed to take the job and was promised a monthly salary of Rs 25,000.
Krishna, a resident of Jayanagar in south Bengaluru was arrested by the CCB in November last year for sourcing drugs through the darknet using bitcoins.
WhatsApp said it would delay the new policy launch to May from February after facing a backlash worldwide.
Bihar Board BSEB 12th Admit Card 2021 Live Updates: Principals of respective schools or school heads will be allowed to download the admit cards from the official websites - seniorsecondary.biharboardonline.com and biharboardonline.bihar.gov.in.