Tag: Harsh Vardhan

We are in the endgame of Covid-19 pandemic in India: Harsh Vardhan | India News

NEW DELHI: We are in the “end game” of the Covid-19 pandemic in India and to succeed at this stage, politics should be kept out...

Govt looks to involve private sector once vaccine drive expands to 50-plus age group | India News

NEW DELHI: Amid concerns about a fresh rise in Covid-19 cases in many states, home minister Amit Shah on Monday reviewed the situation across the...

In India, over 139 million women and girls now use modern methods of contraception: Report

NEW DELHI: Over 139 million women and girls in India now use modern methods of contraception, according to a new report released on Tuesday. The...

In India, over 139 million women and girls now use modern methods of contraception: Report | India News

NEW DELHI: Over 139 million women and girls in India now use modern methods of contraception, according to a new report released on Tuesday. The...

Stage set for roll-out of world’s biggest vaccination drive against COVID on Saturday

New Delhi: India is all set to roll out the world’s biggest vaccination programme on Saturday with over 3 lakh healthcare workers to be inoculated...

75m Indians above 60 suffer from chronic disease: Survey | India News

NEW DELHI: About 75 million people above 60 in India suffer from some chronic disease, shows the first part (2017-18) of the world’s largest study...

Bharat Biotech vaccine more likely to work against newer strains like UK variant: Vardhan | India News

NEW DELHI: With some Congress leaders raising concerns over the grant of approval to Bharat Biotech’s Covid-19 vaccine, Union health minister Harsh Vardhan asserted on...

Won’t compromise on any protocol in vaccine approval: Harsh Vardhan | India News

NEW DELHI: Union health minister Harsh Vardhan appealed to people on Saturday not to be misguided by “rumours” and disinformation campaigns regarding the safety and...

Won’t compromise on any protocol before approving vaccine: Harsh Vardhan

NEW DELHI: Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan appealed to people on Saturday not to be misguided by rumours regarding safety and efficacy of the coronavirus...

Don’t believe in rumours against Covid-19 vaccine: Harsh Vardhan | India News

NEW DELHI: As India gears up to launch world’s largest immunisation drive, Union health minister Harsh Vardhan on Saturday requested people to not pay heed...

India, Nepal share ‘very strong’ relationship: Foreign secretary Harsh Shringla | India News

KATHMANDU: India shares a “very strong” relationship with Nepal and is keen to further strengthen the bilateral ties, foreign secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla said on...

Covid-19: National vaccine administration policy in the works to get jab job done

New Delhi: The Centre is finalising a national vaccine administration policy to streamline inoculation of the entire population against Covid-19. The vaccination programme is expected...

COVID will soon be past episode of 21st century: Harsh Vardhan

NEW DELHI: The rapidness at which coronavirus vaccines are being developed will have a significant effect on new technologies that will help in faster drug...

Covid-19: Delhi tightens restrictions; NCR put on alert

NEW DELHI: The home ministry on Thursday advised the governments of Haryana and Uttar Pradesh to hold survey for assessing availability of beds, testing capacity...

Confident that Covid-19 vaccine will be ready in three-four months: Dr Harsh Vardhan | India News

NEW DELHI: Union health and family welfare minister Dr Harsh Vardhan on Thursday said he was confident that Covid-19 vaccine would be ready in the...

India has initiated an integrated response against COVID-19 pandemic: Vardhan

NEW DELHI: From development of indigenous vaccines to novel point-of-care diagnostics, India has initiated an integrated response to overcome the unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic, Union minister...

COVID-19: Vardhan presses for mandatory retesting of all symptomatic RAT negative cases

New Delhi: Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Thursday expressed concern over the surge in COVID-19 cases in Delhi and pressed for mandatory retesting of...

India dealt with border crisis with China with firmness, maturity: Foreign secretary | India News

NEW DELHI: India has dealt with the “worst crisis” in decades along its border with China with “firmness and maturity” despite facing the challenge of...

India’s contribution will be critical to fighting Covid: Vardhan | India News

NEW DELHI: India’s contribution will be critical to fighting Covid-19, especially when it comes to making vaccines for the whole world, Health minister Harsh Vardhan...

What’s the issue with Centre in admitting there’s community spread: Delhi Health Minister

NEW DELHI: Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain on Monday asked what was the issue with the Centre in admitting that there was a community spread...

Harsh Vardhan says Kerala paying price for ‘gross negligence’ during Onam | India News

NEW DELHI: With Kerala witnessing a spike in coronavirus infections recently, Union health minister Harsh Vardhan on Sunday said the state was paying the “price...

Govt mulls strategy for Covid vaccine availability, distribution by July 2021 | India News

NEW DELHI: Group of ministers (GoM), headed by Union health minister Dr Harsh Vardhan, met on Tuesday to discuss the current national and international scenario...

India’s Covid-19 count at 66,23,816, toll at 1,02,685 | India News

NEW DELHI: With a spike of 74,442 new Covid-19 cases on Monday, India’s coronavirus count crossed the 66-lakh mark, the Union Ministry of Health and...

Harsh Vardhan calls for shared response from WHO members to tackle challenges such as Covid-19 | India News

NEW DELHI: Challenges such as the Covid-19 pandemic demand a shared response, Union health minister Harsh Vardhan told WHO members on Monday and urged them...

Centre estimates to utilise 40-50 cr COVID-19 vaccine doses on 20-25 cr people by July 2021: Vardhan

The Centre estimates to receive and utilise 40-50 crore doses of COVID-19 vaccine covering 20-25 crore people by July next year and it is preparing...