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Defence Minister asks armed forces to help states in dealing with pandemic
Defence Minister asks armed forces to help states in dealing with pandemic
With Covid-19 situation deteriorating, the government has leaned on armed forces to handle the second wave of the pandemic
India News Network | Tue, Apr 20

Amid Covid-19 surge, PM Modi urges top pharma leaders to ensure seamless supply chains
Amid Covid-19 surge, PM Modi urges top pharma leaders to ensure seamless supply chains
The Prime Minister appreciated the crucial role of the pharma sector in the fight against the pandemic
India News Network | Tue, Apr 20

Govt calls for ramping up testing, infrastructure in Union Territories
Govt calls for ramping up testing, infrastructure in Union Territories
The government has stressed on planning the minutest details of COVID management
India News Network | Tue, Apr 20

Covid-19 Update: India’s cumulative vaccination coverage exceeds 12.71 crores
Covid-19 Update: India’s cumulative vaccination coverage exceeds 12.71 crores
As part of India’s largest vaccination drive, the country has administered more than 12.71 crore vaccine doses till date.
India News Network | Tue, Apr 20

PM Modi chairs important meeting on Covid-19 situation
PM Modi chairs important meeting on Covid-19 situation
India’s five States of Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Uttar Pradesh, Karnataka and Kerala cumulatively account for 63.18% of India’s total Active Cases
India News Network | Mon, Apr 19

There is no substitute to testing, tracking and treatment: PM Modi
There is no substitute to testing, tracking and treatment: PM Modi
India has reported 2,61,500 new Covid-19 cases and 1501deaths in the last 24 hours, according to the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
India News Network | Sun, Apr 18

Cumulative vaccination coverage exceeds 12 crores in India
Cumulative vaccination coverage exceeds 12 crores in India
India took only 92 days to reach 12 crore vaccinations, the fastest country to do so, while the US took 97 days and China 108 days
India News Network | Sun, Apr 18

Nearly 120 million Covid-19 vaccine doses administered across India so far
Nearly 120 million Covid-19 vaccine doses administered across India so far
Eight states account for nearly 60 percent of the total doses given so far in the country
India News Network | Sat, Apr 17

PM Modi reviews status of oxygen availability to ensure adequate supply
PM Modi reviews status of oxygen availability to ensure adequate supply
All interstate movement of oxygen tankers have been exempted from registration of permits to enable easier movement
India News Network | Sat, Apr 17

Production of Covaxin to be increased to 100 million vaccine doses per month by September
Production of Covaxin to be increased to 100 million vaccine doses per month by September
By May-June, production of Covaxin will be doubled from the current 10 million doses and then ramped up further
India News Network | Fri, Apr 16

Covid-19 update: Over 27 lakh vaccination doses administered in 24 hours
Covid-19 update: Over 27 lakh vaccination doses administered in 24 hours
As on Day-90 of the vaccination drive (15th April), 27,30,359 vaccine doses were given
India News Network | Fri, Apr 16

Here is how India stands strong in its Covid-19 vaccine production capacity
Here is how India stands strong in its Covid-19 vaccine production capacity
The central government has also fast-tracked emergency approvals for foreign-produced Covid-19 vaccines
Anjali Kochhar | Thu, Apr 15

Foreign Covid-19 vaccines: Applications for emergency use to be decided in three days
Foreign Covid-19 vaccines: Applications for emergency use to be decided in three days
A foreign manufacturer can apply through its Indian subsidiary or through its authorized agent in India
India News Network | Thu, Apr 15

Four-day 'Tika Utsav' sees jump in number of Covid-19 vaccination centres, jabs
Four-day 'Tika Utsav' sees jump in number of Covid-19 vaccination centres, jabs
The campaign led to an increase in the number of vaccine doses administered on a Sunday
India News Network | Thu, Apr 15

Government committed to ensuring adequate Covid-19 vaccine availability: PM Modi
Government committed to ensuring adequate Covid-19 vaccine availability: PM Modi
The Prime Minister also laid stress on increasing tracking, tracing and testing
India News Network | Wed, Apr 14

Amid Covid surge, center's nod to step up  production of anti-viral drug Remdesivir
Amid Covid surge, center's nod to step up production of anti-viral drug Remdesivir
Production capacity will be doubled to 78 lakh vials per month in the coming days
India News Network | Wed, Apr 14

Infographics

India to vaccinate adults above 18 from May 1
India to vaccinate adults above 18 from May 1
The Central government has announced a liberalized and accelerated phase 3 strategy of Covid-19 vaccination from May 1
India News Network Infographics Desk | Tue, Apr 20

Phase 2 of massive COVID-19 vaccination drive begins; will cover elderly, those with comorbidities
Phase 2 of massive COVID-19 vaccination drive begins; will cover elderly, those with comorbidities
Prime Minister Narendra Modi received his first dose of Bharat Biotech's Covaxin at AIIMS, Delhi
India News Network Infographics Desk | Mon, Mar 1

Videos

Covid-19 vaccination open to all above 18 years from May 1
Covid-19 vaccination open to all above 18 years from May 1
The vaccine procurement policy has been liberalised to allow manufacturers to supply upto 50% of their supply to the centre and 50% to states and the open market.
India News Network Video Desk | Tue, Apr 20

100 new hospitals to have their own oxygen plant under PM-CARES Fund
100 new hospitals to have their own oxygen plant under PM-CARES Fund
A meeting of Empowered Group 2 (EG2) was held on Thursday to review the availability of essential medical equipment and oxygen
India News Network Video Desk | Sat, Apr 17

Disinformation

On Covid-19 and India, Washington Post fails test of fair and objective reporting
On Covid-19 and India, Washington Post fails test of fair and objective reporting
An article in the publication ignores crucial information that is readily available in the public domain
Vinay Jha | Wed, Jun 24

BBC story on community transmission in India deviates from truth and fudges info on virus spread
BBC story on community transmission in India deviates from truth and fudges info on virus spread
Indian officials say they will not hide facts from the public when the country reaches the community transmission stage.
Shankar Kumar | Mon, Jun 15

Criticism by The Economist of India’s handling of Covid-19 is wrong on multiple counts
Criticism by The Economist of India’s handling of Covid-19 is wrong on multiple counts
The article cites instances without going into requisite detail and ends up being a misleading narrative
Vinay Jha | Sat, May 9