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“Journalists are reporting from most adverse situations. They should be treated as frontline workers and should be allowed vaccination on priority. Delhi government is writing to the Centre in this regard,” Arvind Kejriwal tweeted. (HT Photo)

Journalists are frontline workers, must be vaccinated: Arvind Kejriwal

UPDATED ON APR 15, 2021 02:54 AM IST
  • The Delhi chief minister’s tweet came hours after the Federation of All India Medical Association wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi urging the same.
The SC has issued notice to the health ministry and the National Expert Group on Vaccine Administration working under the ministry.(PTI)
The SC has issued notice to the health ministry and the National Expert Group on Vaccine Administration working under the ministry.(PTI)

SC seeks Centre’s response over priority Covid vaccination for judges, lawyers

By Abraham Thomas | Edited by Abhinav Sahay
PUBLISHED ON FEB 17, 2021 09:25 AM IST
  • A three-judge bench headed by the Chief Justice of India (CJI) SA Bobde agreed to consider the plea seeking to include lawyers, judges and the court staff among the Centre's classification of frontline workers for Covid-19 vaccination.
Check out Super Bowl’s first poet, Amanda Gorman's powerful poem at NFL here(Twitter/NFL)
Check out Super Bowl’s first poet, Amanda Gorman's powerful poem at NFL here(Twitter/NFL)

Check out Super Bowl’s first poet, Amanda Gorman's powerful poem at NFL here

By Zarafshan Shiraz
UPDATED ON FEB 08, 2021 07:46 PM IST
  • ‘Carry forth the call of our captains’: America’s first ever National Youth Poet Laureate Amanda Gorman stirs the country once again with her original poem at the Super Bowl with unthinkable collision of grace and glitz. Check her full poem, Chorus of the Captains, here
There are around six lakh frontline workers in Delhi, of which nearly 3.5 lakh have registered for inoculation.(ANI file photo)
There are around six lakh frontline workers in Delhi, of which nearly 3.5 lakh have registered for inoculation.(ANI file photo)

Police personnel, sanitation workers in Delhi to get Covid shots from Thursday

PTI |
PUBLISHED ON FEB 03, 2021 08:38 PM IST
Under the nationwide coronavirus vaccination programme, health workers are being administered the shots first.
The states are in the process of identifying the remaining beneficiaries among front-line workers.(Reuters)
The states are in the process of identifying the remaining beneficiaries among front-line workers.(Reuters)

CO-WIN app: 7million front-line workers registered

PUBLISHED ON FEB 01, 2021 05:47 AM IST
The database is being upgraded on the Co-WIN app that is the backbone of Covid-19 vaccine delivery management system.
While all personnel will be covered under the second phase, those above the age of 50 years will be the first ones to get vaccinated, followed by others.(PTI)
While all personnel will be covered under the second phase, those above the age of 50 years will be the first ones to get vaccinated, followed by others.(PTI)

One-third of Delhi Police force aged above 50, will be shots first

UPDATED ON JAN 20, 2021 02:59 AM IST
In the second phase, the drive will be held for the front-line workers such as police, fire safety personnel, teachers and civil defence volunteers. The drive will be expanded to an additional 600 locations across the city in the coming weeks.
With 4,936 beneficiaries receiving the shot, Delhi saw the highest turnout in terms of absolute numbers on Tuesday.(HT FILE)
With 4,936 beneficiaries receiving the shot, Delhi saw the highest turnout in terms of absolute numbers on Tuesday.(HT FILE)

Senior docs told to get vaccinated to instil confidence

By Abhishek Dey, Anonna Dutt
UPDATED ON JAN 20, 2021 12:35 AM IST
Hospitals that have consistently seen low turnout, like Guru Teg Bahadur hospital and Rajiv Gandhi Super Speciality hospital , asked its senior faculty members to come forward and take the shot.
Manish Kumar said it wasn’t a coincidence that he was a part of the first batch of frontline staffers at the premier AIIMS to be vaccinated, all of whom received a jab of Bharat Biotech’s Covaxin.(REUTERS)
Manish Kumar said it wasn’t a coincidence that he was a part of the first batch of frontline staffers at the premier AIIMS to be vaccinated, all of whom received a jab of Bharat Biotech’s Covaxin.(REUTERS)

Manish Kumar first to take shot in Delhi

By shiv sunny
PUBLISHED ON JAN 17, 2021 01:20 AM IST
Manish Kumar on Saturday emerged as the face of a months-long global effort against time to develop an inoculation against the infection that has killed over two million people. He said he always believed in the efficacy and safety of the vaccine.
BMC worker Rajesh Tambe at duty in Mumbai(Satish Bate/HT Photo)
BMC worker Rajesh Tambe at duty in Mumbai(Satish Bate/HT Photo)

‘Want health insurance for sanitation workers’

By Sagar Pillai
PUBLISHED ON JAN 16, 2021 08:28 AM IST
Across India, close to 20 million municipal workers like Rajesh Tambe became an effective frontline force to manage containment zones and provide essential supplies, apart from carrying out daily santisation of localities. Many of them died due to exposure to the virus and other hazardous waste.
Jharkhand concluded Covid-19 vaccine dry run successfully in six districts on Saturday.HT PHOTO(HT_PRINT)
Jharkhand concluded Covid-19 vaccine dry run successfully in six districts on Saturday.HT PHOTO(HT_PRINT)

Delhi prison department asks 3600 staff to enrol for Covid-19 vaccine shot

PTI |
PUBLISHED ON JAN 10, 2021 04:22 PM IST
According to a senior jails official, around 1,600 jail staff, 1,000 Tamil Nadu Special Police personnel who carry out security duty at Tihar Jail and 1,000 paramilitary personnel are being enrolled
A health care worker collects swab samples for Covid-19 testing in Mumbai.(Satyabrata Tripathy/HT Photo)
A health care worker collects swab samples for Covid-19 testing in Mumbai.(Satyabrata Tripathy/HT Photo)

Mumbai: BMC identifies frontline workers for vaccination

By Mehul R Thakkar
PUBLISHED ON NOV 07, 2020 05:23 PM IST
BMC officials said the vaccine distribution strategy will be amended based on the guidelines received from the central and state governments.
Head constable Davinder Jeet Singh donating plasma at Dayanand Medical College and Hospital (DMCH) in Ludhiana on Tuesday.(HT Photo)
Head constable Davinder Jeet Singh donating plasma at Dayanand Medical College and Hospital (DMCH) in Ludhiana on Tuesday.(HT Photo)

Frontline workers become first plasma donors in Ludhiana

Hindustan Times/Ludhiana | By Mohit Khanna
UPDATED ON AUG 26, 2020 10:21 PM IST
Seven people, including five cops from Punjab and two healthcare workers affiliated with Dayanand Medical College and Hospital have donated their plasma over the last two days.
File image of Former cricketer Virender Sehwag.(HT Photo)
File image of Former cricketer Virender Sehwag.(HT Photo)

‘They have put their lives at risk,’ Virender Sehwag applauds frontline workers amid Covid-19 pandemic

Hin | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON APR 12, 2020 08:56 PM IST
With the number of coronavirus infections and deaths continuing to rise, a number of states around the country have extended the lockdown which was initially supposed to end on April 15.
Representational image.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Representational image.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

MHRD launches online training portal for capacity building of frontline workers: Health Ministry Joint Secretary

New Delhi | By Asian News International
PUBLISHED ON APR 09, 2020 11:41 AM IST
In Pune central region and Kondhwa region, which have been sealed by the Maharashtra government, door to door surveillance is being done with special emphasis to those with co-morbidities and travel history.
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