Tuesday, 20th April 2021

‘Use lockdown as last resort’: PM Modi in his address to nation
‘Use lockdown as last resort’: PM Modi in his address to nation
The Prime Minister stressed on self-discipline to fight the infection, urging people to step out only if necessary
India News Network | Tue, Apr 20

PM Modi to participate in India-EU summit in virtual format
PM Modi to participate in India-EU summit in virtual format
Prime Minister Modi has canceled his visit to Portugal to participate in India-EU summit next month
India News Network | Tue, Apr 20

Union cabinet clears MoU between India and Bangladesh on trade remedial measures
Union cabinet clears MoU between India and Bangladesh on trade remedial measures
The MoU was signed during PM Modi’s visit to Bangladesh on March 27
India News Network | Tue, Apr 20

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

EAM Jaishankar speaks to US Secretary of State, exchanges views on Covid, UNSC agenda
EAM Jaishankar speaks to US Secretary of State, exchanges views on Covid, UNSC agenda
The conversation between Jaishankar and Antony Blinken took place just days ahead of President Joe Biden's virtual summit with several world leaders
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

'World order is under serious threat’: EAM Jaishankar to UNSC
'World order is under serious threat’: EAM Jaishankar to UNSC
India has been calling for the reform of UNSC in accordance with the changed world situation and contemporary challenges
India News Network | Tue, Apr 20

‘Understand India’s pharma requirements,’ US on raw material needed for vaccine productions
‘Understand India’s pharma requirements,’ US on raw material needed for vaccine productions
Exports of critical raw materials used in the production of Covid-19 vaccines have been blocked by the US
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 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

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

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