New Delhi [India], May 18 (ANI): Slamming the Congress for its "toolkit on COVID-19 pandemic", Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) spokesperson Sambit Patra on Tuesday said that the people can see how the Oppposition party is trying to strengthen its political ambitions while the country is in the midst of a health crisis.
New Delhi [India], May 18 (ANI): Calling field officials from states and districts "field commanders" in the fight against the pandemic, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday stressed on local containment zones and aggressive testing as India battles the second wave of COVID-19.
Helping children selflessly is one of the best ways to give back to society. Every day you may see hundreds of kids with torn clothes and not getting enough food to stay healthy. Do they not deserve a better future? They do. But there are hardly enough people who think about them. Muhammed Youssef from Qena, Egypt, thinks that every child should get an education to lead a better life in the future.
New Delhi [India], May 18 (ANI): As India's daily spike of coronavirus cases witnesses a dip with only 2,63,533 fresh infections recorded in the last 24 hours, the number of deaths due to COVID-19 continues to remain alarmingly high with 4,329 more fatalities, the highest toll in a single day since the pandemic began.
New Delhi [India], May 18 (ANI): The Government of India has released Rs 5,968 Crore to 15 States for the implementation of Jal Jeevan Mission in the financial year 2021-22. This is the first tranche of the four to be released in this financial year. Other 17 States/ Union Territories (UTs) have been asked to send their proposals to National Jal Jeevan Mission for release of funds.
New Delhi [India], May 18 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be interacting with field officials from states and districts to converse about their experience in handling the COVID-19 pandemic on Tuesday at 11 am.
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.
New Delhi [India], May 17 (ANI): Noting that the strategy of starting the COVID-19 vaccination programme with frontline warriors has paid rich dividends in the second wave, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Monday that the vaccines have ensured the safety of most of the doctors as 90 percent of health professionals have already taken their first dose.