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Top StoriesJan 16, 2021, 11:21 AM IST
Should you take the Covid Vaccine shot? 10 key questions answered
Even as 3 crore frontline workers of India gear up to be vaccinated against Covid-19 in the first phase on January 16, people naturally have a lot of queries surrounding the rollout. Here’s Dr Akash CL, Nodal Officer East Zone, Covid-19 Command Center, Bengaluru answering all your vaccination queries.
Top StoriesJan 16, 2021, 11:14 AM IST
India begins world’s largest COVID-19 vaccination drive; PM says 3 crore to be inoculated in phase 1
“I request you not to make the mistake of taking off the mask and not maintaining social distancing after getting the first dose because immunity develops after the second dose,” PM Modi said
United StatesJan 16, 2021, 10:56 AM IST
Biden slams Republicans for not wearing masks during Capitol riots, says ‘it's time to grow up’
“What the hell is the matter with them? It’s time to grow up,” Biden continued. “For God’s sake, wear a mask if not for yourself, for your loved ones, for your country.”
DefenceJan 16, 2021, 10:43 AM IST
Soldiers in Ladakh among the first Army personnel to be vaccinated
Indian Army personnel posted in eastern Ladakh will be the first set of armed forces to be vaccinated against Covid-19 disease even as Prime Minister Narendra Modi launches the vaccination drive across the country on Saturday. Anish Singh reports
Top StoriesJan 15, 2021, 1:57 PM IST
Bengaluru: BBMP identifies 760 sites to kickstart COVID-19 vaccination drive
Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike Commissioner N Manjunatha Prasad said on January 16, the inaugural day of the vaccination drive, about 600 healthcare workers will be immunised at six sites and the full-fledged vaccination drive at all centres will begin from January 18.
Top StoriesJan 15, 2021, 12:35 PM IST
Coronavirus: India’s COVID-19 caseload surges to 1.05 crore, recovery rate at 96.53%
Active Covid-19 cases in the country stand at 2,13,603 while 1,01,46,763 people have recovered from the disease, as per the Union health ministry.
Top StoriesJan 15, 2021, 12:22 PM IST
PM to launch world's biggest COVID-19 vaccination programme at 10.30 am
The vaccination drive will begin with 3,006 sites that will be virtually connected during the launch.
Coronavirus IndiaJan 15, 2021, 11:32 AM IST
West Bengal's COVID-19 death toll crosses 10,000-mark
West Bengal on Thursday (January 14) reported 680 new COVID-19 cases. According to the state health bulletin, 17 deaths were reported in a single day taking the toll to 10,010.
Coronavirus WorldJan 15, 2021, 10:47 AM IST
Brazil sends special flight to bring 2 million COVID-19 vaccine doses from India
The Serum Institute of India Pvt., the world’s largest producer of vaccines by volume, will supply 2 million doses of the coronavirus vaccine developed by AstraZeneca Plc and the University of Oxford to Brazil, according to the nation’s Health Minister Eduardo Pazuello.
World NewsJan 15, 2021, 10:13 AM IST
Xiaomi, Chinese oil major among 10 firms blacklisted by the US
The Donald Trump administration has blacklisted 10 more Chinese firms, including the world’s third-largest smartphone maker Xiaomi, for alleged links with the Chinese companies.
India NewsJan 15, 2021, 10:11 AM IST
Disabled, people over 80 years of age to cast vote through postal ballot in West Bengal
The Deputy Election Commissioner and in-charge of West Bengal Sudeep Jain on Thursday (January 14) said that voters above the age of 80, persons with disability and home quarantined COVID-19 patients would be allowed to exercise their franchise through postal ballots.
Top StoriesJan 14, 2021, 7:08 PM IST
It's official! There will be no chief guest this Republic Day
Amidst the Covid-19 outbreak across the globe, India has decided not to have any chief guest for this year's Republic Day parade. Anish Singh reports
World NewsJan 14, 2021, 11:46 AM IST
WHO experts reach Wuhan to trace Covid-19 origins, quarantined
A World Health Organisation team of experts drawn from 10 countries has arrived in Wuhan to trace the origins of the Coronavirus.
SportsJan 13, 2021, 5:02 PM IST
Thailand Open: Saina Nehwal, HS Prannoy, Parupalli Kashyap cleared to compete
Two Indian shuttlers had tested positive for COVID-19 on Tuesday, in Bangkok, as the Indian players are participating in the BWF Thailand Open. While the players were initially placed in isolation, a new report claims that they have been cleared to compete.