Mansukh Mandaviya
India  /  Published 24.05.22

India expresses dismay over WHO figures

India on Monday used a global health meeting in Geneva as a platform to convey its “disappointment” over WHO’s mortality assessment exercise that has estimated India’s all-caus...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

India  /  Published 13.05.22

'Citizens going abroad can take booster shot'

Now, all those above 18 who have completed nine months after the second dose are eligible for the precaution jab. The health ministry had received representations seeking the precaution dose for those...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 27.04.22

Two vaccines for under-12 kids

India’s drug regulatory authority has approved two Covid-19 vaccines — Covaxin and Corbevax — for vaccinating children aged between 5 and 12 years, Union health minister Mansukh Mand...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

India  /  Published 12.04.22

Naveen inaugurates medical college in Puri

Chief minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday evening inaugurated the Shri Jagannath Medical College in the holy town of Puri, about 67km from here. Union health minister Mansukh Mandaviya attended the ina...
By Our Correspondent in Bhubaneswar

Opinion  /  Published 03.04.22

‘I Swear By…’

There is a Christian version of the oath with an invocation to “God the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ” instead of Apollo and his kin. Sometimes it is printed in the form of a cross. Ther...
By Upala Sen


India  /  Published 26.03.22

PM's photo back in CoWIN certificates

With the conclusion of the Assembly polls in five states, including Uttar Pradesh, the Centre plans to resume publishing the photograph of Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Covid-19 vaccination certific...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 09.02.22

One crore jabbed: Centre

With the administration of more than 53.61 lakh vaccine doses in a span of 24 hours, India's COVID-19 vaccination coverage has exceeded 170.87 crore (1,70,87,06,705), according to provisional repo...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 08.02.22

No decision yet on below 15 vaccination

With reopening of schools raising concern over the safety of children below 15 years of age, Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya on Tuesday said in the Rajya Sabha that the government will take a decisi...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 07.02.22

Centre launches largest global jab programme

India is implementing the largest inoculation drive globally where annually over 3 crore pregnant women and 2.6 crore children are covered through the Universal Immunisation Programme, Union Health Mi...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 04.02.22

Covid: 34 lakh teens jabbed

According to Union Health Ministry officials, 34.90 lakh eligible adolescents have been given the second dose. With the administration of more than 55 lakh vaccine doses in the last 24 hours, India&#...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi


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