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Covid-19 vaccination: Second pan-India dry run today, Chinese vaccine found 78% effective in Brazil – world news

The global caseload of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) is close to 88 million, while nearly 1.9 million people have succumbed to the infection, the Johns Hopkins University tracker shows. Immunisation drives are currently underway in several countries, with most countries having cleared the vaccine of America’s Pfizer Inc and its German partner BioNTech SE, as well as that of Moderna, ...

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Farmers’ protest LIVE updates: Eighth round of talks today, Delhi’s borders remain closed – india news

The ongoing farmers’ agitation against the three contentious agricultural laws entered day 44 on Friday, when the eighth round of talks between the government and farm union leaders are scheduled to take place. The talks, which will begin at 2pm, come a day after farmers protesting on various borders of Delhi took out a tractor march in what they have ...

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India to hold second nationwide Covid-19 vaccination dry run today – india news

A second nationwide drill to test the country’s preparedness for conducting a mammoth Coronavirus disease (Covid-19) vaccination drive is set to be conducted on Friday across 737 districts in 33 states and Union Territories. Friday’s drill will be the largest undertaken in the country so far. The first countrywide drill that was held on January 2 covered 74 districts. The first ...

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2nd vaccination dry run across the country today: All you need to know – india news

The second phase of nationwide coronavirus (Covid-19) vaccination dry run, the largest such drill undertaken so far, will be conducted across 33 states and Union Territories (UTs) on Friday. A dry run was carried out in eight districts on December 28-29 and the first countrywide drill covering 74 districts was held on January 2. Also Read: Ahead of 2nd dry ...

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Fresh round of farmer-govt talks on three laws today – india news

Farmers on protest for over a month demanding the scrapping of three agricultural laws will hold their eighth round of negotiations with the government on Friday. The government has refused to roll back the laws farmers say will hurt their incomes; the last round of talks on January 4 failed to end the impasse. On Friday, thousands of farmers staged ...

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Sourav’s heart is today as strong as it was when he was 20: Cardiologist Devi Shetty – cricket

Renowned cardiologist Dr. Devi Shetty on Tuesday said that the heart of BCCI president Sourav Ganguly is now as strong as it was when the former India skipper was 20-years-old. Dr. Shetty met the medical team of nine doctors attending to Ganguly at the Woodlands Hospital and a further course of action was decided by the hospital on Tuesday. Ganguly ...

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Farmers protest LIVE updates: Govt, farm union leaders to meet today, borders remain affected – india news

In their seventh attempt to end the logjam over the three farm laws, ministers representing the central government and 40 farm union leaders are set to hold talks in Delhi on Monday. Two key demands of the farmers are expected to be on the table for consideration by the government. Upping the ante, Samyukt Kisan Morcha, the platform of farm ...

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Drugs regulator chief’s press conference today, approval of Covid-19 vaccines likely – india news

The chief of India’s drugs regulator will address a press conference on Sunday, a day after its experts recommended that the Oxford-AstraZeneca and Bharat Biotech vaccines against the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) be allowed for emergency use in the country, reports have said. The Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) will speak with at 11am and according to reports the watchdog ...

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PM Modi to lay foundation of IIM-Sambalpur today – india news

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will on Saturday lay the foundation stone of the permanent campus of IIM Sambalpur, Odisha, via video conferencing, according to a statement issued by the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO). The PM too made the announcement on Twitter. “At 11 AM tomorrow, 2nd January, will lay the foundation stone for the permanent campus of IIM-Sambalpur. Would especially ...

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DDA to launch housing scheme 2021 today: All you need to know – delhi news

The Delhi Development Authority (DDA) will on Saturday launch its 2021 housing scheme for the sale of 1,354 flats, mostly in the High-Income Group (HIG) and Middle-Income Group (MIG) categories.  The process of applications, payments, and issuance of possession letters for the scheme will be done online through the AWAAS software and applications will remain active until February 16, 2021, the authority ...

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