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All States To Begin Vaccine Dry Run for Corona from Jan 2

Earlier, a two-day dry run to assess the readiness of the mechanism laid out for the Covid-19 immunisation drive was successfully conducted in Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, Punjab and Assam, the Union Health Ministry said on Tuesday

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Amid worries over new coronavirus strain, India extends suspension of UK flights till January

India will be extending the suspension of flights from the United Kingdom till January 7 amid concerns over the new coronavirus strain that spreads 70% faster and has also been found in India

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Six UK returnees test positive for new mutant virus strain

Three of the patients are in NIMHANS, Bengaluru, two in Centre for Cellular & Molecular Biology, Hyderabad and one in National Institute of Virology, Pune

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PM Modi inaugurates India's first driverless train

The driverless trains will be fully automated, which will eliminate the possibility of human error, the government has said, adding that after the start of driverless services on the Magenta Line (Janakpuri West-Botanical Garden), the Pink Line (Majlis Park-Shiv Vihar) of Delhi Metro is expected to have driverless operations by mid-2021

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PM Modi to address last ‘Mann Ki Baat’ of this year today

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the 72nd edition of his monthly radio programme ‘Mann ki Baat’ on Sunday. This episode, being the last of 2020, will focus on the events of the year gone by and plans for the upcoming year

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President, PM Modi pay tribute to Atal Bihari Vajpayee on his birth anniversary

President Ram Nath Kovind, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, and Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla paid tribute to former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee at his memorial 'Sadaiv Atal' on his 96th birth anniversary on Friday

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Karnataka imposes night curfew till January 1 as precaution

Karnataka Health Minister K Sudhakar on Thursday defended the government's move to impose night curfew from December 24 till January 1 in the state, saying it was done on the advice of the Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) for Covid-19

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Rahul Gandhi meets President, Priyanka Gandhi detained during protest

Delhi Police has taken Congress leaders Priyanka Gandhi and others into custody as the Rahul Gandhi-led Congress delegation was marching to the Rashtrapati Bhawan on Thursday morning to submit a memorandum of 2 crore signatures against the Centre’s farm reform laws

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Rahul Gandhi to hold Congress protest march on Thursday

Former Congress President Rahul Gandhi will lead a protest march to the Rashtrapati Bhawan on Thursday where he will be joined by all Congress MPs and leaders to submit a memorandum with two crore signatures against the farm laws to President Ramnath Kovind

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India likely to approve AstraZeneca vaccine by next week

The AstraZeneca-Oxford shot is considered vital for lower-income countries and those in hot climates because it is cheaper, easier to transport and can be stored for long periods at normal fridge temperatures

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Protesting farmers write letters to PM Modi using their blood

The letters were written by a group of farmers who donated blood at a camp set up at Singhu border. They said they have written the letter to the PM to lodge their protest against the farm laws

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Covid-19 latest: India records 333 deaths in 24 hours

The number of people who have recovered from the disease surged to 96,06,111, pushing the national recovery rate to 95.53 per cent, while the coronavirus case fatality rate stands at 1.45 per cent, according to the data

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