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Govt to probe Amazon bribery allegation: “Zero Tolerance” to corruption

Govt to probe Amazon bribery allegation: “Zero Tolerance” to corruption

New Delhi: Amazon has launched an investigation into the conduct of its legal representatives in India following a complaint from a whistleblower who alleged that one or more of the company’s reps had bribed government officials, Indian news and analysis outlet the Morning Context reported on Monday. The company is

Concerned about implications of changes in Afghan: Foreign Secretary Shringla

Concerned about implications of changes in Afghan: Foreign Secretary Shringla

New Delhi: Referring to a recent resolution on Afghanistan by the UN Security Council, Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla on Monday said as a neighbour of Afghanistan, India is naturally concerned about the recent changes in that country and their implications for the region and demanded that Afghan territory should

India to resume export of surplus Covid-19 vaccines donations next month

India to resume export of surplus Covid-19 vaccines donations next month

India will resume export of vaccines against Coronavirus disease (Covid-19) under the government’s ‘Vaccine Maitri’ initiative from October 2021, the Union health ministry announced on Monday. “India will be resuming export of vaccines under Vaccine Maitri in order to fulfil the commitment of India towards COVAX, in line with our

India administers record 10cr Covid vaccines in 11 days: Govt

India administers record 10cr Covid vaccines in 11 days: Govt

New Delhi: With over 77.25 lakh vaccine doses being administered on Saturday, India’s Coronavirus vaccination coverage has so far crossed 80 crore, the Union health ministry said. The ministry, in a statement, said the last 10 crore doses were administered in just 11 days. “In a landmark achievement, India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage

As Covid cases dip, India to reopen gates for foreign tourists soon

As Covid cases dip, India to reopen gates for foreign tourists soon

New Delhi: As India is recording a significant decline in Covid cases, the government may soon reopen its doors for foreign tourists for the first time in one-and-a-half years, officials said. First five lakh foreign tourists will be issued visas free of cost, in an attempt to revive the tourism,

Serotype-II dengue outbreak in 11 states, Govt recommends steps to control it

Serotype-II dengue outbreak in 11 states, Govt recommends steps to control it

New Delhi: The Centre on Saturday (September 18, 2021) warned of the Serotype-II dengue cases and urged states to take necessary measures for the prevention and control of dengue and other vector-borne diseases. During the high-level meeting with states and UTs to check the COVID-19 situation, Union Health Secretary Rajesh