Patna (Bihar) [India], May 18 (ANI): Former Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi on Monday slammed the opposition parties over their targeting the government on COVID-19 doses and said parties like Congress and RJD kept mocking or raising questions about quality of Indian vaccines which led to vaccination not taking place at a fast pace in rural areas.
Washington [US], May 18 (ANI): President Joe Biden on Monday (local time) announced that the the United States will share 80 million vaccine doses globally over the next six weeks, five times more than any other country has shared to date which represents 13 percent of vaccines produced in the country by June end.
New Delhi [India], May 18 (ANI): The use of convalescent plasma has been dropped from the recommended treatment protocols for COVID-19, according to the latest guidelines released by the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) on Monday.
Dehradun (Uttarakhand) [India], May 18 (ANI): The Uttarkhand Police has decided to keep police personnel aged 55 years and above and pregnant police personnel free of COVID frontline duty in the state.
New Delhi [India], May 17 (ANI): French Ambassador to India Emmanuel Lenain on Monday said that 80 tons of oxygen has been delivered to Indian hospitals and more is underway due to an oxygen bridge that also involves Qatar.
New Delhi [India], May 17 (ANI): The Supreme Court will on Tuesday hear fresh petition filed by former Mumbai Police Commissioner Param Bir Singh seeking its directions for transfer of all the probes ordered against him outside Maharashtra.
Indore (Madhya Pradesh) [India], May 17 (ANI): Amid concerns of COVID-19 vaccine registration sites getting hacked, Madhya Pradesh's Indore police is investigating the matter after the district administration was alerted in this regard by District Immunisation Officer (DIO), Praveen Jadiya.
Beijing [China], May 17 (ANI): Even after postponing the results of the once-in-a-decade census for a month, the Chinese government was unable to fully cover up the alarming demographic situation that the country is facing.
New Delhi [India], May 17 (ANI): The Delhi High Court on Monday suggested that the Centre Government fix a formula to determine the Maximum Retail Price (MRP) of oxygen concentrators amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.