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After counting of votes for six municipal corporations in Gujarat began at 9am, early trends till 11am showed that ongoing farmers protest, fuel price rise are not likely to dent the ruling BJP's vote bank locally.(PTI)
After counting of votes for six municipal corporations in Gujarat began at 9am, early trends till 11am showed that ongoing farmers protest, fuel price rise are not likely to dent the ruling BJP's vote bank locally.(PTI)

News updates from HT: BJP ahead as votes are counted for Gujarat municipal polls

By hindustantimes.com, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON FEB 23, 2021 01:00 PM IST
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(FILES) In this file photo taken on April 23, 2019, New York Attorney General Letitia James speaks to reporters outside of the US Supreme Court in Washington, DC. - Global consulting firm McKinsey will pay $573 million to US states to settle claims that the company's advice to pharmaceutical giants contributed to the deadly opioid crisis, the Letitia said on February 4, 2021. (Photo by MANDEL NGAN / AFP)(AFP)
(FILES) In this file photo taken on April 23, 2019, New York Attorney General Letitia James speaks to reporters outside of the US Supreme Court in Washington, DC. - Global consulting firm McKinsey will pay $573 million to US states to settle claims that the company's advice to pharmaceutical giants contributed to the deadly opioid crisis, the Letitia said on February 4, 2021. (Photo by MANDEL NGAN / AFP)(AFP)

Amazon accused of putting profit before virus safety in New York

Bloomberg | , New York
PUBLISHED ON FEB 17, 2021 12:48 PM IST
Amazon sued New York last week, claiming James was overstepping her authority in trying to regulate the company’s workplace safety responses.
U.S. President Joe Biden participates in a CNN town hall with host Anderson Cooper in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, U.S., February 16, 2021. REUTERS/Leah Millis(REUTERS)
U.S. President Joe Biden participates in a CNN town hall with host Anderson Cooper in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, U.S., February 16, 2021. REUTERS/Leah Millis(REUTERS)

Biden pushes for pandemic relief in first official trip as president

Reuters | , Milwaukee
PUBLISHED ON FEB 17, 2021 08:58 AM IST
Biden said he expected that everyone who wanted a vaccine would be able to get one by July, when his administration will have secured enough shots to inoculate all Americans.
Supplies of imported vaccines are a major concern because of supply shortages and restrictions in Europe, where many are manufactured.(REUTERS)
Supplies of imported vaccines are a major concern because of supply shortages and restrictions in Europe, where many are manufactured.(REUTERS)

Japan begins Covid-19 vaccination drive amid supply worry

PTI | , Tokyo
PUBLISHED ON FEB 17, 2021 07:28 AM IST
The government gave its belated first approval for shots developed and supplied by the Pfizer shots, already been used in many other countries since December.
Vials labelled "Covid-19 Coronavirus Vaccine" and syringe are seen in front of displayed USA flag in this illustration taken, February 9, 2021.(REUTERS)
Vials labelled "Covid-19 Coronavirus Vaccine" and syringe are seen in front of displayed USA flag in this illustration taken, February 9, 2021.(REUTERS)

Covid-19: Vital to learn as much about the earliest outbreak days says US

PTI | , Washington
PUBLISHED ON FEB 10, 2021 01:03 PM IST
At the state department briefing, Price highlighted the importance of international cooperation in preventing future outbreaks of diseases.
Dominica: People unloading the "Made in India" Covid-19 vaccines (Twitter: @DrSJaishankar)
Dominica: People unloading the "Made in India" Covid-19 vaccines (Twitter: @DrSJaishankar)

Dominica, Barbados receive 'Made in India' Covid-19 vaccines

ANI | , New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON FEB 10, 2021 12:20 PM IST
On Sunday, India dispatched two consignments of Covishield Covid-19 vaccines to the countries of Barbados and Dominica under the Vaccine Maitri initiative.
A nurse fills Covidshield dose in injection before administrating after the launch of the COVID-19 vaccination drive by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in Kolkata.(ANI)
A nurse fills Covidshield dose in injection before administrating after the launch of the COVID-19 vaccination drive by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in Kolkata.(ANI)

No new Covid-19 deaths in 7 states and UTs in last 3 weeks

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Anjali, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON FEB 10, 2021 10:11 AM IST
"India reported only 0.5 per cent new deaths per million in the last seven days. This apart, there were 58 new cases per million populations reported in the last seven days," health secretary Rajesh Bhushan said.
The meals are prepared in the restaurant’s kitchen. More than 20,000 meals have been distributed so far.(QBA Restaurant)
The meals are prepared in the restaurant’s kitchen. More than 20,000 meals have been distributed so far.(QBA Restaurant)

Fighting Covid-19: This restaurant in Connaught Place

By Brand Post
UPDATED ON MAY 01, 2020 05:32 PM IST
QBA Restaurant plans to continue with the initiative for as long as the lockdown lasts. More than 20,000 meals have been distributed so far.
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