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    4-digit code before Covid-19 vaccination now a security feature

    Sagar Kulkarni, Seeking to get vaccinated for Covid-19, you will have to share a four-digit code at the vaccination centre before the jab. The additional step has been added by the government to reduce data entry errors about vaccination status after several people complained about getting a message of receiving the jab even after failing to turn up at the centre. 'In order to...

    • 4 hrs ago
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    India, others promise to rework patent waiver pitch on Covid-19 vaccines

    Anirban Bhaumik, To get the United States to extend its support to a move initiated at the World Trade Organization to waive off the Intellectual Property Rights protection on the anti-Covid-19 vaccines, India and South Africa had to agree to rework the proposal for the exemption and slightly narrow down its scope. India and South Africa may submit the reworked proposal at...

    • 5 hrs ago
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    India turns to OPEC nations for oxygen amid Covid-19

    PTI, India has turned to OPEC nations particularly Saudi Arabia, UAE and Kuwait for sourcing medical oxygen in its battle against the world's worst outbreak of Covid-19 pandemic. Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan turned to India's traditional oil suppliers, consulting his counterparts in Saudi Arabia, UAE, Kuwait, Qatar and Bahrain to bridge the huge deficit of medical oxygen the country is...

    • 5 hrs ago
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    Jaganmohan Reddy hits back at Jharkhand CM Hemant Soren over his dig at PM Modi, calls for unity

    Prasad Nichenametla, In an unusual tweet, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Jaganmohan Reddy has found fault with a tweet by Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren criticising Prime Minister Narendra Modi's approach in dealing with the Covid-19 surge. In a public display of support for Modi, normally expected of BJP leaders and CMs, Jagan has asked his...

    • 5 hrs ago
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    Jaishankar concludes UK visit with message of convergence

    PTI, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar left London at the end of a four-day visit to the UK on Friday with a message of convergence as the two countries agreed on an ambitious '2030 Roadmap' towards a Free Trade Agreement (FTA). Addressing a virtual event titled 'India and the United Kingdom in a Post-COVID World' at the Policy Exchange think tank in London on Thursday evening, the...

    • 5 hrs ago
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    Violence-hit women want to leave Bengal, claims NCW

    Shemin Joy, The National Commission for Women (NCW) on Friday claimed that the women targeted in post-poll violence told its fact-finding team led by Chairperson Rekha Sharma that they want to "leave the state" and police was not taking effective steps to speak about the violence they faced. Sharma was in Bengal for two days from Wednesday and said the NCW came across several posts on...

    • 5 hrs ago
  • National

    West Bengal asks Supreme Court to set aside differential pricing of Covid-19 vaccine

    Ashish Tripathi, The West Bengal government has asked the Supreme Court to set aside the Centre's differential pricing policy for Covid-19 vaccines, saying it was ex-facie detrimental to its interest and will result in an inequitable distribution across the country. It also asked the top court to disband the 'Liberalised and Accelerated Phase 3 Strategy of...

    • 5 hrs ago
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    Won't commence Drishyam 2 shooting, production house tells Bombay High Court

    PTI, Production house Panorama Studios International, which had acquired the Hindi remake rights of the Malayalam hit film 'Drishyam 2', assured Bombay High Court it would not begin shooting till the copyright suit filed against it is pending. Viacom 18 Media Pvt Ltd had last week approached HC seeking an order restraining Panorama Studios International from producing...

    • 6 hrs ago
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    India Post collaborates with custom authorities for speedy delivery of COVID-19 resources

    PTI, The Department of Posts, in collaboration with customs authorities, has issued a public notice for speedy clearance, processing and delivery of Covid-19 resources such as oxygen concentrators, equipment and medicines. It has asked India Post customers to send details of their consignment through e-mail or WhatsApp to nodal officers for expeditious...

    • 6 hrs ago
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    Narendra Modi and Scott Morisson discuss initiatives for equitable access to Covid-19 vaccines, medicines

    Anirban Bhaumik, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday sought his Australian counterpart Scott Morrison's support to the proposal mooted by India and South Africa at the World Trade Organization for waiving off the Intellectual Property Rights protection for the Covid-19 vaccines. Modi spoke to Morrison over the phone and conveyed his...

    • 6 hrs ago

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