Kamal Haasan receives COVID-19 vaccine shot

Kamal Haasan receives COVID-19 vaccine shot

Actor and Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM) President Kamal Hassan has received the first dose of covid 19 vaccine on the second day of the nationwide inoculation drive of persons above 60 years at Chennai on Tuesday. “I was vaccinated against coronavirus at Sri Ramachandra Hospital. Those who care not only for themselves but also for […]

Vaccination for people aged above 60 yrs to start from Monday

Vaccination for people aged above 60 yrs to start from Monday

Thiruvananthapuram: The registration for second phase of COVID vaccination in the state will commence from March 1 onwards, the health department informed. The registration is allowed for all citizens aged above 60 years and those aged between 45 and 59 years with comorbidities. According to the guidelines issued by the Union Ministry of Health, vaccination […]

All above 60 years of age, 45-plus with other illnesses to get COVID-19 vaccine from March 1

All above 60 years of age, 45-plus with other illnesses to get COVID-19 vaccine from March 1

New Delhi: Everyone above 60 years of age and those over 45 years and having other illnesses will be able to get COVID-19 vaccine from March 1 for free at government facilities and for a charge at many private hospitals, the government said on Wednesday. Announcing the next phase of India’s vaccination drive, Union Minister Prakash Javadekar […]

Govt has ‘no business to be in business’: PM Modi

Govt has ‘no business to be in business’: PM Modi

New Delhi: Noting that the government focus should on people’s welfare and development schemes and it has “no business to be in business”, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said the government is going ahead with the mantra of “monetise and modernise” and decisions related to asset monetisation and privatisation will help in empowering citizens. Addressing a […]

4 states impose restrictions on people from Kerala fearing COVID

4 states impose restrictions on people from Kerala fearing COVID

New Delhi/ Mangaluru: Karnataka, Maharashtra, Manipur and Uttarakhand imposed restrictions on  people coming from Kerala considering the increasing COVID cases in the state. Only those who have COVID negative certificate can enter these four states, they informed. The Dakshina Kannada authorities informed that only the people who have RT-PCR negative result will be allowed to […]

Bengal has made up its mind for ‘poriborton’: PM Modi

Bengal has made up its mind for ‘poriborton’: PM Modi

Kolkata: Launching a scathing attack on the Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress government in West Bengal, Prime Minster Narendra Modi said on Monday that the people of the state have made up their mind for a real ‘poriborton’ (change). “Bengal has made up its mind for poriborton and the BJP will bring ‘aashol poriborton’ (real change) […]

Karnataka violates unlock guidelines; closes borders with Kerala

Karnataka violates unlock guidelines; closes borders with Kerala

Kasaragod: The Karnataka government on Monday closed the borders with Kerala restricting free movement between the two states. The roads including national highways were blocked pointing out the Covid-19 spread in Kerala. RT-PCR test was made compulsory for those crossing borders at four points including Thalappady along the NH. It is alleged that Karnataka is […]

Puducherry Congress government loses confidence vote; CM resigns

Puducherry: The Congress-led government in Puducherry on Monday lost the confidence vote sought by Chief Minister V Narayanasamy, in the face of its depleted strength of 11 against the opposition’s 14 following resignation of ruling dispensation MLAs, including a DMK legislator. Though Narayanasamy moved the motion seeking the confidence vote minutes after the Assembly met for […]

4 cases of Covid’s SA variant, one of Brazil found in India: ICMR

4 cases of Covid’s SA variant, one of Brazil found in India: ICMR

New Delhi: The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has found a total of 192 Covid-19 cases of the new variants of mutated SARS-CoV-2 in last two months, including four from the variant emerging in South Africa and one from the Brazilian variant, officials said on Tuesday. The remaining cases are all of the UK variant. […]