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PM Modi launches crash course to train 1L COVID-19 frontline workers

PM Modi launches crash course to train 1L COVID-19 frontline workers

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday launched six customized crash course programme for COVID-19 frontline workers under Skill India via video conferencing that aims to skill and upskill over one lakh “Covid warriors” across the count. “We are working towards preparing 1 lakh frontline workers in the country,” said Prime

Our hearts go out: Pichai as Google announces ₹113-cr COVID grant for India

Our hearts go out: Pichai as Google announces ₹113-cr COVID grant for India

New Delhi: Tech giant Google has announced ₹113 crore grant towards covid-19 relief efforts in India, including setting up oxygen generation plantsand improving healthcare infrastructure in rural areas. The grant comes from Google’s philanthropic arm, Google.org, and will help in the procurement and installation of approximately 80 oxygen generation plants

India reports 67,208 new cases, 2,330 deaths in last 24 hrs

India reports 67,208 new cases, 2,330 deaths in last 24 hrs

India registered 67,208 fresh cases of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) in the last 24 hours, along with 2330 Covid-19 related deaths, according to Union health ministry update on Thursday. With this, the nationwide tally of Covid-19 cases rose to 29,700,313, and the death toll reached 381,903. India’s daily test positivity

PM to launch ‘Customised Crash Course’ for COVID-19 frontline workers

PM to launch ‘Customised Crash Course’ for COVID-19 frontline workers

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch a “Customized Crash Course Programme for Covid 19 Frontline Workers” on June 18. The Government of India had earlier announced that it would train over 1 lakh Covid frontline workers. The programme, which will start at 111 training centres spread over 26 states, aims

AstraZeneca found crucial against Delta variant of Covid-19: Experts

AstraZeneca found crucial against Delta variant of Covid-19: Experts

New Delhi: A new scientific analysis, published by Public Health England, showed that vaccines are effective against Delta variant, a major contributor to the deadly second wave of Covid-19 in India, and which has replaced the Alpha variant as the dominant strain in the UK. The finding revealed that two doses

India reports 62,224 new Covid cases, 2,542 deaths in 24 hours

India reports 62,224 new Covid cases, 2,542 deaths in 24 hours

As many as 62,224 new COVID-19 cases were reported in the last 24 hours, taking the total number of cases in India to 2,96,33,105. The weekly COVID-19 positivity rate has dropped to less than 5% and is currently at 4.17%, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said.The death count

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