By HT Correspondent, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 26, 2021 06:22 AM IST
New Delhi: The total number of doses of vaccines administered across India crossed 200 million on Wednesday, in a significant landmark for the country’s inoculation campaign
PUBLISHED ON MAY 24, 2021 11:02 AM IST
From Japan opening large-scale vaccination centers in Tokyo and Osaka while extending Covid-19 emergency to Taiwan’s capital 'Taipei' banning all on-site dining and drinking and Malaysia imposing new restrictions to curb coronavirus, catch all the travel updates here
Reuters | , New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 24, 2021 02:22 AM IST
Under fire for his handling of the world’s worst rise in coronavirus infections, Narendra Modi-led central government made all adults eligible for vaccination from May 1.
By Vishal Kant
UPDATED ON MAY 23, 2021 01:36 AM IST
On vaccine distribution, Jharkhand chief minister Hemant Soren says the Centre should be doing all procurement and distribution. "They are allocating oxygen, medicines and equipment. Similarly, vaccination needs to be done at the national stage," he told HT.
By HT Correspondent, Lucknow
PUBLISHED ON MAY 23, 2021 01:12 AM IST
A state government official said that the government would soon issue an order with guidelines for the 18-44 age group vaccination in all districts.
PTI | , Singapore
PUBLISHED ON MAY 18, 2021 06:27 PM IST
- The announcement comes at a time when a number of schoolchildren have tested positive for the deadly virus.
By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Ayshee Bhaduri, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 18, 2021 11:03 AM IST
- This grim milestone in the country’s battle against Covid-19 comes a few days after WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus expressed concern over the rising number of new cases, deaths, and hospitalisations in India.
PTI | , Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON MAY 17, 2021 10:33 PM IST
The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), in a release, said that walk-in Covid-19 vaccination will be carried out at select inoculation centres on May 18 and 19.
By Haricharan Pudipeddi
PUBLISHED ON MAY 13, 2021 05:13 PM IST
- Actor Rajinikanth, who returned to Chennai after a month-long shooting schedule in Hyderabad, got the second shot of his Covid-19 vaccine. See picture here.
PUBLISHED ON MAY 13, 2021 07:26 AM IST
The AIF, which was founded in the aftermath of the Gujarat earthquake at the initiative of the then US president Bill Clinton and the then Prime Minister late Atal Bihari Vajpayee, has raised $25 million as Covid-19 aid, making it the highest amount raised by an Indian-American non-profit body.
PUBLISHED ON MAY 11, 2021 03:37 PM IST
- Asha Negi mocked actors for ‘overacting’ in videos of them getting the Covid-19 vaccine shot. She called it ‘annoying’ and asked if they take a videographer along.
ANI | , New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 11, 2021 03:25 PM IST
On Monday, India skipper Virat Kohli, pacer Ishant Sharma and batsman Cheteshwar Pujara also received their first dose of Covid-19 vaccine. Last week, Umesh Yadav, Shikhar Dhawan and Ajinkya Rahane had taken their first jab.
UPDATED ON MAY 11, 2021 01:06 PM IST
While Taiwan, Malaysia and India tighten travel curbs amid Covid-19, Germany and Bali are hopeful of a 'good summer' as they plan to reopen to foreign travellers after the ongoing coronavirus vaccination drives
UPDATED ON MAY 11, 2021 12:10 PM IST
- Farhan Akhtar shared a screenshot of his booking at a drive-in vaccination facility in Mumbai, shutting down speculation that he unfairly got access to it because of his celebrity status.
PUBLISHED ON MAY 10, 2021 12:50 PM IST
On Saturday, writer Taslima Nasreen tweeted photos of Bangladeshis thronging the streets despite the ongoing coronavirus disease (Covid-19) advisories in places and asked how can shopping for Eid and going home for family get-togethers be more important than saving lives from the deadly virus.
PUBLISHED ON MAY 09, 2021 08:49 AM IST
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By R Sukumar
UPDATED ON MAY 07, 2021 07:46 AM IST
India needs to resurrect its faltering vaccine drive (which means, most importantly, accepting that it is faltering). It’s the only way to crush the second wave of the pandemic — and prevent (or lessen the impact of) a third wave.
PTI | , New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAY 06, 2021 04:41 PM IST
The 35-year-old batsman was part of the Delhi Capitals squad in the Indian Premier League that was indefinitely suspended on Tuesday due to multiple COVID-19 cases in its bio-bubble.
By Vir Sanghvi
UPDATED ON MAY 06, 2021 01:21 PM IST
- In this week's The Taste, Vir Sanghvi writes, "Such is the despondency over our politicians that many people are now actively considering emigrating to other countries"
UPDATED ON MAY 06, 2021 11:56 PM IST
India registered 382,315 new Covid-19 cases in the preceding 24 hours. With hospitals continuing to make a desperate plea for beds and oxygen, a weekly WHO report showed that the country now accounts for nearly half the coronavirus cases reported worldwide and a quarter of the deaths.
PUBLISHED ON MAY 05, 2021 11:01 AM IST
- Jennifer Aniston has urged her fans to come out in support of India as the country battles the second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic.
PUBLISHED ON MAY 05, 2021 09:48 AM IST
India, battling the more infectious second wave of the coronavirus disease, has now registered over 300,000 daily Covid-19 cases for two weeks straight.
By HT Correspondent, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAY 05, 2021 12:26 AM IST
- Some states still unclear about when they can start drive for people below 45
Reuters | , London
PUBLISHED ON MAY 04, 2021 04:45 PM IST
Melinda Gates said wealthy nations did not need to vaccinate down to their teen populations before they started sharing doses with low-income countries.
PUBLISHED ON MAY 04, 2021 11:34 AM IST
India on Tuesday recorded 3,449 new Covid-19 deaths in the span of a single day, mounting the nationwide death toll to 222,408.
By hindustantimes.com | Written by Shivani Kumar | Edited by Avik Roy, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAY 04, 2021 11:26 AM IST
The journalists working in Tamil Nadu will now be eligible for priority vaccination against the Covid-19
PUBLISHED ON MAY 04, 2021 10:26 AM IST
- Irrfan Khan's wife Sutapa Sikdar has shared a Facebook post about not being able to secure a hospital bed for her relative in Delhi, because he wasn't 'Chhota Rajan'.
PUBLISHED ON MAY 04, 2021 10:22 AM IST
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi has been highly critical of the way that the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led NDA government at the Centre is tackling the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) pandemic in India.
PUBLISHED ON MAY 04, 2021 09:32 AM IST
Tuesday's numbers show that India has now been clocking more than 300,000 daily Covid-19 cases for 13 days straight, with the health system crumbling under the weight of new coronavirus cases and hospitals continuing to report a shortage of ICU beds and medical oxygen.
UPDATED ON MAY 04, 2021 10:44 PM IST
The total number of Covid-19 infections in India on Tuesday zoomed past the 20-million mark.