PM Modi, US President-elect Joe Biden discuss Covid, climate change, Indo-Pacific in 1st phone call

https://www.indiatoday.in/world/video/pm-modi-us-president-elect-joe-biden-discuss-covid-climate-change-indo-pacific-in-1st-phone-call-1741778-2020-11-18?jwsource=cl Prime Minister Narendra Modi had a telephonic conversation with US President-elect Joe Biden on Tuesday. This was the first direct interaction between the two world leaders since Biden and his running mate, Indian-origin Kamala Harris, secured a Electoral College majority to win the presidency of the US. PM Modi tweeted, “Spoke to US President-elect […]

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Russia In Touch With India To Manufacture COVID Vaccine Sputnik V: Health Ministry

Russia claims to have developed the first COVID-19 vaccine Sputnik V, a human adenoviral vector vaccine that fights against the deadly coronavirus disease. New Delhi:  In a significant development related to the COVID-19 vaccine, Russia has expressed its willingness to the Indian government for collaboration in the manufacturing of COVID vaccine – Sputnik V, a […]

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Ayushman Bharat to cover non-poor too, all health insurance schemes to be merged

Ayushman Bharat to cover non-poor too, all health insurance schemes to be merged NEW DELHI: The Centre will extend its popular health insurance scheme Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana to cover the non-poor population of the country. It will also integrate all its various health insurance schemes under AB PM-JAY. The flagship scheme […]

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Coronavirus Live Updates: 18.55 Lakh COVID-19 Cases In India So Far, 38,938 Deaths

COVID-19 Live Updates: 12,30,509 patients across the country have recovered so far, taking the recovery rate to 66.30% per cent. COVID-19 Updates: India is third on the list of worst-affected countries. (File) Coronavirus Live Updates: India’s COVID-19 count rose to 18,55,745 after 52,050 people tested positive on Tuesday, while the death count increased by 803 […]

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Aarogya Setu resumes services after users report login issues

HIGHLIGHTS India’s first COVID tracing app, Aarogya Setu resumes its services after users report login issues The developers were quick to rectify the error and announced that the services of the app has gone back to being normal Incidentally, the snag in the Aarogya Setu app appears a day after the Indian government banned 59 […]

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Telangana to test 50K in 10 days, private hospitals get role

He directed officials to conduct tests to about 50,000 people in 30 Assembly constituencies in Hyderabad Hyderabad: Chief Minister K. Chandrashekar Rao on Sunday directed officials to prepare guidelines for private hospitals and labs to conduct Covid tests and offer treatment. The charges will be in line with Covid-19 guidelines. He directed officials to conduct tests […]

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Gandhi doctors reject Etala’s call to end strike

Hyderabad: The Covid-19 crisis in Telangana has taken an unexpected and serious turn with as many as 300 doctors and 150 house surgeons at Gandhi Hospital, the nodal centre and the primary Covid-19 care facility in Telangana, striking work following Tuesday’s attack on some of their colleagues by relatives of a deceased patient. The doctors, who […]

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