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    Top StoriesJan 8, 2021, 8:48 AM IST

    Second nationwide Covid vaccine dry run today: All that you need to know

    India will once again test its preparedness today ahead of launching the world's largest vaccination drive against Coronavirus. Here's what you should know about the second nationwide vaccination dry run.

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    Top StoriesJan 5, 2021, 11:14 AM IST

    Bill Gates: India a leader in scientific innovation

    Billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates has hailed India's scientific innovation and capability in its endeavour to tackle the Coronavirus pandemic. 

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    Top StoriesJan 5, 2021, 8:50 AM IST

    Is India becoming complacent in Coronavirus fightback?

    Even before the first Coronavirus vaccine is rolled out in India, are people becoming complacent with regard to the pandemic? Some recent decisions by state and district authorities across the country defy the logic in the fight against Coronavirus.

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    Top StoriesJan 4, 2021, 2:57 PM IST

    Coronavirus vaccine side-effect: Rift within Congress

    The Coronavirus vaccine announcement has brought to the forefront a slugfest within the Congress.

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    Top StoriesJan 4, 2021, 1:46 PM IST

    Coronavirus news updates: 82-year-old gets Oxford vaccine shot in UK

    The number of daily new Covid-19 cases in India remained below 20,000 for the third consecutive day. According to the data released by the government, there are 2,43,953 active cases of coronavirus infection in the country which comprise 2.36 per cent of the total caseload. Here are some other updates.

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    Top StoriesJan 3, 2021, 9:26 AM IST

    India ready for world's largest vaccination drive

    Even as India moves forward to roll out the Coronavirus vaccine, the country successfully completed its Coronavirus vaccination dry run yesterday. In a massive nation-wide exercise, an end-to-end drill was conducted in all States and Union Territories at 286 session sites spread across 125 districts. 

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    Top StoriesJan 3, 2021, 9:07 AM IST

    ICMR cultures UK strain of Coronavirus; first in the world to do so

    The Indian Council of Medical Research has announced that its Pune-based National Institute of virology has managed to successfully isolate and culture the UK strain of the Coronavirus from the UK arrivals.

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    Top StoriesJan 2, 2021, 9:17 AM IST

    Dry run for world's largest vaccination drive begins

    States across India are today conducting a dry run to check the best way to vaccinate people against Coronavirus and to identify loopholes in logistics and training that need to be plugged before the first vaccine shot is rolled out.

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    Top StoriesDec 31, 2020, 12:10 PM IST

    India gearing up for world's largest vaccination program in 2021: PM Modi

    Addressing a gathering via video conferencing while laying the foundation stone for a new All India Institute of Medical Sciences in Gujarat's Rajkot, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that preparation is on full swing to mobilise and distribute India-manufactured vaccine to everyone.

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    Top StoriesDec 31, 2020, 9:39 AM IST

    News of the Hour: Here's what is making headlines on December 31, 2020

    Here's a roundup of the top stories at this hour

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    Coronavirus WorldDec 30, 2020, 1:10 PM IST

    Oxford Covid vaccine gets UK nod, 100 million doses to roll out from January 4

    The UK government accepted the recommendation from the Medicines and Healthcare products regulatory agency to authorise Oxford University/AstraZeneca's Covid-19 vaccine for use.

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    Top StoriesDec 30, 2020, 10:11 AM IST

    Schools and colleges in Mumbai will not reopen till January 15

    Revising its earlier decision to keep schools and colleges in Mumbai shut till December 31, the city's civic body Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation noted that the second wave of Coronavirus in other countries has forced a rethink on the issue.

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    Top StoriesDec 29, 2020, 4:00 PM IST

    Dry run for Covid vaccine in 4 states a success: Centre

    The dry run, which was aimed at end-to-end testing of the Coronavirus vaccination process, was undertaken in Krishna district in Andhra Pradesh, Rajkot and Gandhinagar in Gujarat, Ludhiana and Shaheed Bhagat Singh Nagar (Nawanshahr) in Punjab and Sonitpur and Nalbari districts in Assam.

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    Top StoriesDec 29, 2020, 10:07 AM IST

    UK strain of Coronavirus enters India, 6 cases confirmed

    Six people who returned to India from the United Kingdom recently have tested positive for the new strain of the virus.

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    Coronavirus WorldDec 21, 2020, 8:22 PM IST

    New Coronavirus strain: Here's what we know so far

    The new strain of Coronavirus has triggered fresh wave of anxiety and fresh cases in United Kingdom and beyond. A week since it was first identified, the new strain is already responsible for 60 percent of the cases in the country.