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India fast tracks emergency approvals for foreign-produced Covid-19 vaccines
India fast tracks emergency approvals for foreign-produced Covid-19 vaccines
The first 100 beneficiaries of such foreign vaccines shall be assessed for seven days for safety outcomes
India News Network | Tue, Apr 13

'India’s vaccine strategy is based on science'
'India’s vaccine strategy is based on science'
In less than three months, the country has managed to provide more than 100 million doses
India News Network | Mon, Apr 12

India approves Russia's Sputnik V Covid-19 vaccine for emergency use
India approves Russia's Sputnik V Covid-19 vaccine for emergency use
As more and more states flag shortages of coronavirus vaccine doses, the Centre has scaled up efforts to expand vaccine production manifold
India News Network | Mon, Apr 12

India fastest country to give 100 million Covid-19 vaccine shots
India fastest country to give 100 million Covid-19 vaccine shots
India launched the world's largest vaccination campaign on January 16 this year
India News Network | Sun, Apr 11

Every eligible person should get vaccinated: PM Modi on 'Tika Utsav'
Every eligible person should get vaccinated: PM Modi on 'Tika Utsav'
The 'Tika Utsav' (Vaccination Festival) to promote Covid marked the beginning of another major war against Corona, PM Modi said
India News Network | Sun, Apr 11

Covid-19 Update: Over 34 lakh vaccine doses administered in 24 hours
Covid-19 Update: Over 34 lakh vaccine doses administered in 24 hours
30,06,037 beneficiaries were vaccinated across 46,207 sessions for 1st dose and 4,09,018 beneficiaries received 2nd dose of vaccine.
India News Network | Sat, Apr 10

Need to fight pandemic on war footing again: PM Modi amid surge in Covid-19 cases
Need to fight pandemic on war footing again: PM Modi amid surge in Covid-19 cases
Prime Minister Narendra Modi warned that the growth rate of Covid-19 cases this time was higher than earlier
India News Network | Thu, Apr 8

Ensure equitable access to Covid-19 vaccines, India tells G20 members
Ensure equitable access to Covid-19 vaccines, India tells G20 members
India has supplied over 64 million doses to 84 countries, including 10 million doses as grant
India News Network | Thu, Apr 8

Covid-19 Update: India surpasses US, becomes fastest vaccinating country in the world
Covid-19 Update: India surpasses US, becomes fastest vaccinating country in the world
The cumulative number of Covid-19 vaccine doses administered in the country is now over 87 million
India News Network | Wed, Apr 7

Some state governments spreading panic among people: Harsh Vardhan on Covid-19
Some state governments spreading panic among people: Harsh Vardhan on Covid-19
Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan also reviewed the situation in 11 worst-hit states
India News Network | Wed, Apr 7

In a landmark, India vaccinates over 43 lakh people in 24 hours
In a landmark, India vaccinates over 43 lakh people in 24 hours
The cumulative number of COVID19 vaccine doses administered in the country has crossed 8.31 crore today
India News Network | Tue, Apr 6

PM calls for 'Jan Andolan' to create awareness against pandemic
PM calls for 'Jan Andolan' to create awareness against pandemic
Sudden surge in Covid-19 cases has triggered widespread concern, compelling the government to strategize the management of virus in effective manner
India News Network | Sun, Apr 4

Covid-19 update: India’s vaccination drive crosses 7.5 crore doses
Covid-19 update: India’s vaccination drive crosses 7.5 crore doses
As on day-78 of the vaccination drive (3rd April, 2021), 27,38,972 vaccine doses were given
India News Network | Sun, Apr 4

Covid-19 Update: India vaccinates over 36.7 lakh people in the last 24 hours
Covid-19 Update: India vaccinates over 36.7 lakh people in the last 24 hours
Cumulatively, more than 6.87 crore or 68.7 million vaccine doses have been administered
India News Network | Fri, Apr 2

Covid-19 vaccination to be done on all days this month, including holidays
Covid-19 vaccination to be done on all days this month, including holidays
The step comes amid a sudden surge in the number of Covid-19 cases in the country
India News Network | Thu, Apr 1

Covid-19 Update: Six states continue to report surge in active cases
Covid-19 Update: Six states continue to report surge in active cases
On the other hand, more than 6.11 crore (6,11,13,354) vaccine doses were administered till Tuesday morning
India News Network | Tue, Mar 30

Infographics

Phase 2 of massive COVID-19 vaccination drive begins; will cover elderly, those with comorbidities
Phase 2 of massive COVID-19 vaccination drive begins; will cover elderly, those with comorbidities
Prime Minister Narendra Modi received his first dose of Bharat Biotech's Covaxin at AIIMS, Delhi
India News Network Infographics Desk | Mon, Mar 1

35 lakh people vaccinated in India till today
35 lakh people vaccinated in India till today
India has significantly scaled up its Covid-19 inoculation drive
India News Network Infographics Desk | Sat, Jan 30

Videos

India’s cumulative Covid-19 vaccination coverage crosses 90 million doses
India’s cumulative Covid-19 vaccination coverage crosses 90 million doses
Globally, India leads with an average of more than 34 lakh (3.4 million) doses administered per day
India News Network Video Desk | Thu, Apr 8

Afghanistan receives Covishield vaccines from India
Afghanistan receives Covishield vaccines from India
Half million doses of COVID-19 vaccine gifted by India to the people of Afghanistan arrived in Kabul on Sunday
India News Network Video Desk | Mon, Feb 8

Disinformation

On Covid-19 and India, Washington Post fails test of fair and objective reporting
On Covid-19 and India, Washington Post fails test of fair and objective reporting
An article in the publication ignores crucial information that is readily available in the public domain
Vinay Jha | Wed, Jun 24

BBC story on community transmission in India deviates from truth and fudges info on virus spread
BBC story on community transmission in India deviates from truth and fudges info on virus spread
Indian officials say they will not hide facts from the public when the country reaches the community transmission stage.
Shankar Kumar | Mon, Jun 15

Criticism by The Economist of India’s handling of Covid-19 is wrong on multiple counts
Criticism by The Economist of India’s handling of Covid-19 is wrong on multiple counts
The article cites instances without going into requisite detail and ends up being a misleading narrative
Vinay Jha | Sat, May 9