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CoWin to alImage: low users to link Covid-19 certificates to passports (twitter.com/SetuAarogya)

CoWin to allow users to link Covid-19 certificates to passports: How to do it

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Karan Manral | Edited by Avik Roy, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 26, 2021 04:02 PM IST
Users can also request for correction if the name in the updated vaccination certificate does not match the one on the passport.
Apart from the Co-WIN digital platform used for Covid-19 vaccinations, the government has said that the Aarogya Setu app could also be used by the beneficiaries to register themselves.(AP)
Apart from the Co-WIN digital platform used for Covid-19 vaccinations, the government has said that the Aarogya Setu app could also be used by the beneficiaries to register themselves.(AP)

Aarogya Setu will display vaccination status, blue ticks for fully vaccinated

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Srivatsan K C, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAY 25, 2021 03:55 PM IST
“Now your Vaccination Status can be updated on Aarogya Setu. Get your self vaccinated - Get the Double Blue Ticks and Get the Blue Shield,” Aarogya Setu tweeted on Tuesday.
All eligible citizens can get themselves registered for vaccination through the Co-Win portal or the Arogya Setu app. (ANI Photo)
All eligible citizens can get themselves registered for vaccination through the Co-Win portal or the Arogya Setu app. (ANI Photo)

Covid-19 vaccine appointments through WhatsApp? PIB says it’s fake

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Ayshee Bhaduri, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON APR 12, 2021 10:53 PM IST
  • The fake WhatsApp forward claimed that booking vaccination appointments through the messaging app is “simple and easy to use like chatting”
A health worker and a beneficiary from Rajiv Gandhi Hospital staff during dry run of Covid-19 vaccination at Yerawada. (HT File Photo )
A health worker and a beneficiary from Rajiv Gandhi Hospital staff during dry run of Covid-19 vaccination at Yerawada. (HT File Photo )

Need Covid-19 vaccination details? CoWIN info now available on Aarogya Setu app

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Kanishka Sarkar, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON FEB 08, 2021 08:33 AM IST
PM Modi stressed on the significance of ensuring that real time data related to vaccination gets uploaded on Co-Win app, which forms the backbone of India's Covid-19 vaccination drive.
Aarogya Setu application.(AP)
Aarogya Setu application.(AP)

Karnataka HC bars Centre from sharing Aarogya Setu app data without user consent

By Sharan Poovanna | Edited by Sparshita Saxena, Bengaluru
UPDATED ON JAN 25, 2021 11:20 PM IST
  • The Central government launched Aarogya Setu app last year in April in a bid to track Covid-19 infections and check its spread.
Representational image(Bharat Bhushan Hindustan Times)
Representational image(Bharat Bhushan Hindustan Times)

Athletes asked to bring own water, Aarogya Setu app must for entry as Noida stadium reopens

Noida | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JUL 29, 2020 10:45 AM IST
Located in Sector 21 of the city, the stadium is managed by the Noida Authority, which had ordered its closure on March 15 in view of the Covid-19 outbreak.
NCC cadets and volunteers of NSS, Nehru Yuva Kendra and Yuvak Mangal Dal are being enlisted in COVID Volunteer Force, mandated to spread mass awareness about COVID(REUTERS)
NCC cadets and volunteers of NSS, Nehru Yuva Kendra and Yuvak Mangal Dal are being enlisted in COVID Volunteer Force, mandated to spread mass awareness about COVID(REUTERS)

Aarogya Setu app users cross 2 crore mark in Uttar Pradesh: Official

Lucknow | By Press Trust of India| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi
PUBLISHED ON MAY 23, 2020 07:04 PM IST
The principal health secretary also said a large number of migrant workers are coming from other states with ASHA workers having surveyed 7.44 lakh of them so far.
Passengers will also have to do a web check-in before the journey and carry a print-out of the boarding pass, AAI said.(PTI PHOTO.)
Passengers will also have to do a web check-in before the journey and carry a print-out of the boarding pass, AAI said.(PTI PHOTO.)

4-feet social distance, Aarogya Setu app must: AAI rules for air travel

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Anisha Dutta | Edited by Sohini Sarkar
UPDATED ON MAY 15, 2020 09:10 PM IST
Passengers will have to wear a mask and other protective gear and maintain at least four-feet physical distance from co-passengers, the guidelines said.
Last week, a French hacker pointed at vulnerabilities on the Aarogya Setu app by showing that details of millions of Indians using it could be accessed within a 100-km radius. The app only provides data for a radius of 10 kilometres only for phones in India.(AP PHOTO.)
Last week, a French hacker pointed at vulnerabilities on the Aarogya Setu app by showing that details of millions of Indians using it could be accessed within a 100-km radius. The app only provides data for a radius of 10 kilometres only for phones in India.(AP PHOTO.)

Users can now request deletion of their data on Aarogya Setu app: Centre

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Amrita Madhukalya | Edited by Sohini Sarkar
UPDATED ON MAY 12, 2020 01:29 AM IST
The ‘Aarogya Setu Emergency Data Access and Knowledge Sharing Protocol, 2020’, which will be applicable for the next six months, also increases the period of retention of such data from the earlier 60 days as specified in the app’s privacy policy to 180 days.
By design, the Aarogya Setu app goes a step further than most such tools developed around the world. It tracks where people have been, instead of merely determining who they were in close contact with(AP)
By design, the Aarogya Setu app goes a step further than most such tools developed around the world. It tracks where people have been, instead of merely determining who they were in close contact with(AP)

Securing the Aarogya Setu app

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 10, 2020 08:10 PM IST
Strike a balance between disease containment, privacy
At least 12,500 users, who downloaded the Aarogya Setu, have detected positive for COVID-19 so far.(PTI)
At least 12,500 users, who downloaded the Aarogya Setu, have detected positive for COVID-19 so far.(PTI)

Aarogya Setu app alerted govt to 300 ‘emerging hotspots’ which could have been missed out: Amitabh Kant

New Delhi | By Asian News International
PUBLISHED ON MAY 09, 2020 09:23 PM IST
Since its launch on April 2 this year, over 96 million people have registered with the Aarogya Setu health care application, which has become the fastest mobile app to reach 50 million users globally and will be one of the fastest entrant to the 100 million club.
The Aarogya Setu app logo is seen on a mobile phone. Arogya Setu uses a smartphone’s GPS and Bluetooth features to track contact and location trails.(REUTERS)
The Aarogya Setu app logo is seen on a mobile phone. Arogya Setu uses a smartphone’s GPS and Bluetooth features to track contact and location trails.(REUTERS)

Congress leader moves Kerala high court over Aarogya Setu app

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Murali Krishnan, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 08, 2020 05:45 AM IST
The central government had launched Aarogya Setu on April 2 as a digital contact-tracing tool and to disseminate information regarding Covid-19.
The Centre’s May 1 directive to make the Aarogya Setu mandatory for all persons working in government and private companies was challenged in the Kerala high court on Thursday.(FILE PHOTO.)
The Centre’s May 1 directive to make the Aarogya Setu mandatory for all persons working in government and private companies was challenged in the Kerala high court on Thursday.(FILE PHOTO.)

Plea in Kerala HC challenges Centre’s order to make Aarogya Setu app mandatory

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Murali Krishnan | Edited by Sohini Sarkar
UPDATED ON MAY 07, 2020 08:04 PM IST
The Aarogya Setu app collects personal information of an individual without his or her consent and such coercive and forcible extraction of personal information is unheard of in a democratic and republic setup and it is the attribute of a dictatorial system, the plea by the General Secretary of the Thrissur District Congress Committee, John Daniel alleged.
A funeral in Tangmarg, 40 kms from Srinagar with six people in attendence.(Waseenm Andrabi/HT PHOTO)
A funeral in Tangmarg, 40 kms from Srinagar with six people in attendence.(Waseenm Andrabi/HT PHOTO)

Covid-19: 50 people to be allowed at weddings, 20 at funerals, says govt

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Sabir Hussain
UPDATED ON MAY 05, 2020 06:52 PM IST
The Union Health Ministry had earlier advised against large gatherings at funerals to avoid possible Covid-19 infection.
Eight crore people, including almost all government officials had downloaded the Aarogya Setu app till Friday.(ANI PHOTO.)
Eight crore people, including almost all government officials had downloaded the Aarogya Setu app till Friday.(ANI PHOTO.)

Making Aarogya Setu app mandatory can lead to legal challenges: Experts

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Neeraj Chauhan and Amrita Madhukalya | Edited by Sohini Sarkar
UPDATED ON MAY 02, 2020 11:24 PM IST
Around 45 organisations and more than 100 individuals on Saturday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, home minister Amit Shah and IT minister Ravi Shankar Prasad against the mandatory use of the Aarogya Setu app for workers in both private and public workplaces.
The order, issued by the Department of Personnel and Training, instructed joint secretaries (administration) across departments to ensure the directions are strictly followed.(ANI Photo)
The order, issued by the Department of Personnel and Training, instructed joint secretaries (administration) across departments to ensure the directions are strictly followed.(ANI Photo)

Centre tells its employees to download Aarogya Setu app

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Deeksha Bhardwaj, New Delhi
UPDATED ON APR 30, 2020 01:06 AM IST
The measure comes ahead of what may be a phased return-to-work period over the next month when the nationwide lockdown meant to curb the spread of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) is relaxed in some places.
National Centre for Disease Control director Surjit Kumar Singh has made the recommendation to Delhi Governor Anil Baijal.(Sonu Mehta/HT File Photo)
National Centre for Disease Control director Surjit Kumar Singh has made the recommendation to Delhi Governor Anil Baijal.(Sonu Mehta/HT File Photo)

Don’t allow entry into Delhi without Aarogya Setu App, Lt Guv Anil Baijal told

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Shishir Gupta
UPDATED ON APR 25, 2020 01:48 PM IST
Covid-19 update: The Delhi government hadn’t taken a decision on the Aarogya Setu recommendation yet. But it hasn’t knocked it off the table either, a senior official told Hindustan Times.
CISF has further suggested that all passengers will have to take out metallic items like belts and buckles before frisking and keep them in their bags which will be scanned by an x-ray machine. (Image used for representation).(FILE PHOTO.)
CISF has further suggested that all passengers will have to take out metallic items like belts and buckles before frisking and keep them in their bags which will be scanned by an x-ray machine. (Image used for representation).(FILE PHOTO.)

CISF recommends use of Aarogya Setu app in Delhi Metro post lockdown

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 23, 2020 11:49 PM IST
The Central Industrial Security Force has also stated that after thermal screening, which will be conducted at all entry gates, if any entrant is found with abnormal temperatures or symptoms of cold, cough or flu, they he or she will be denied entry in the metro train.
Ajay Devgn as the bodyguard ‘Setu’ in a screengrab from the video.
Ajay Devgn as the bodyguard ‘Setu’ in a screengrab from the video.

Ajay Devgn endorses Aarogya Setu app, watch him meet his new ‘bodyguard’ in short video

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 22, 2020 08:42 PM IST
Actor Ajay Devgn has appeared in a short video, in which he endorses the government’s Aarogya Setu app, designed to track those affected by the coronavirus.
Tracing contacts through conventional methods, therefore, may be ineffective, require too much manpower, and take too much time for effective containment.(Reuters file photo. Representative image)
Tracing contacts through conventional methods, therefore, may be ineffective, require too much manpower, and take too much time for effective containment.(Reuters file photo. Representative image)

Covid-19: Phones may hold key to catching up with the pandemic

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Binayak Dasgupta
UPDATED ON APR 14, 2020 03:07 PM IST
Technology lawyer Rahul Matthan, who advised the Indian government in the development of the Aarogya Setu app, said the features in the application need to be looked at in the context of the circumstances of the epidemic.
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