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Updated on Mar 17, 2022 10:37 AM IST
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Mar 17, 2022 10:37 AM IST
Over 3 lakh Covid jabs given to children aged 12-14 yrs on Day 1
Over 3 lakh children between 12 and 14 years have received their first shot of Covid vaccine taking the total doses administered in the country to over 180.80 crore, according to Union health ministry data. The age group of 12-14 years is being administered with Biological E’s intramuscular vaccine Corbevax, two doses of which are to be given 28 days apart.
Mar 17, 2022 10:25 AM IST
India managed Omicron surge better than others, says health ministry
“India managed Omicron surge much better than other countries. Today, 15-17 lakh cases are being reported globally but India is reporting around 3000 daily cases,” said Lav Agarwal, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Health during a press briefing.
Mar 17, 2022 10:00 AM IST
ED summons Abhishek Banerjee, wife over alleged coal scam
Enforcement Directorate (ED) summons TMC national secretary Abhishek Banerjee and his wife Rujira Banerjee next week, in connection with an alleged coal scam.
Mar 17, 2022 09:23 AM IST
Delhi Metro service delayed on these lines
Delay in services on Violet, Green and Pink lines.
Please allow for some extra time in your commute.
— Delhi Metro Rail Corporation I कृपया मास्क पहनें? (@OfficialDMRC) March 17, 2022
Delhi Metro is experiencing a delay in services on Violet, Green & Pink lines, the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) announced.
Mar 17, 2022 08:45 AM IST
India records 2,539 new infections in last 24 hours amid worrying Covid surge in China
India records 2,539 new Covid infections in last 24 hours amid worrying surge in China.
Mar 17, 2022 07:46 AM IST
4 dead, many injured in Japan’s powerful earthquake
A powerful 7.4 magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Fukushima in northern Japan on Wednesday night, smashing furniture, knocking out power and killing four people. A small tsunami reached shore, but the low-risk advisory was lifted by Thursday morning.
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Mariupol theatre bombed: The city mayor indicated that many civilians had died in the attack on the Drama Theatre
Updated on Mar 17, 2022 10:18 AM IST
Ukraine’s military said it hit the airport on Tuesday. Satellite photos taken afterward by Planet Labs PBC and analyzed by The Associated Press show helicopters and vehicles on fire at the air base.
Updated on Mar 17, 2022 10:10 AM IST
The earthquake revived memories of the 2011 disaster in the same area, same month, and left Shinkansen bullet train service indefinitely suspended, with at least one major highway to the region closed for safety checks.
Published on Mar 17, 2022 09:38 AM IST
New Covid variant: Two strains of a virus get combined when there are two viruses in the same cell, and “when they multiply, they exchange genetic material, creating a new virus”, which is the explanation given for combined strains.
Published on Mar 17, 2022 09:21 AM IST