Day: June 19, 2021

Modi government asks states to ensure lockdown opening up is ‘carefully calibrated’

NEW DELHI: The easing of Covid-related lockdown norms has led to crowding in some markets and other places, the Narendra Modi government ( Centre) said on Saturday, as it urged states to ensure the “extremely important” five-fold strategy of Covid-appropriate behaviour, test-track-treat and vaccination to prevent the spread of the disease. In a communication to […]

WHO working with AstraZeneca, SII, Indian government to restart Covid-19 vaccines shipment

NEW DELHI: The WHO is urgently trying to work with AstraZeneca, Serum Institute of India (SII) as well as the Indian government to restart shipments of COVID-19 vaccines to countries that had to suspend the rollout of second doses of vaccines amid the disruption in supplies, a senior official at the UN health agency has […]

Support from all sides needed to nurture economic recovery hit by 2nd wave of Covid-19: RVI Governor

MUMBAI: Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Shaktikanta Das has pitched for policy support from all sides — fiscal, monetary and sectoral — to nurture recovery of the economy hit by the second wave of the coronavirus pandemic. The dent on economic activity due to the second wave of the pandemic during April-May necessitated continuation […]

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