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India becomes 2nd county to reach 20 crore vaccination coverage after US

India becomes 2nd county to reach 20 crore vaccination coverage after US

India has become the second country after the US to have crossed 20 crore cumulative COVID-19 vaccination coverage, the Union health ministry said on Wednesday.India achieved this coverage in 130 days as against the USA’s feat in 124 days, the ministry said. According to data available on Our World In

Pentagon extends suspension of US security assistance to Pakistan

Pentagon extends suspension of US security assistance to Pakistan

Washington: The security assistance suspension, forced by previous Trump administration to Pakistan, was extended on Monday by the Pentagon as Defence Secretary Lloyd Austin spoke to Pakistan Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa and US National Security Advisor Jek Sullivan met his Pakistani counterpart in Geneva. “At this time, the

At least 26 killed in a deadly Israeli airstrike on Gaza city

At least 26 killed in a deadly Israeli airstrike on Gaza city

Hamas: The Gaza Health Ministry said that Israeli airstrikes in the heart of the city have killed at least 26 people while leaving 50 injured. It is touted to be the deadliest single attack since the start of heavy fighting between Israel and Gaza’s militant Hamas rulers nearly a week ago.

In pandemic milestone,US ends masks, social distancing for those fully vaccinated

In pandemic milestone,US ends masks, social distancing for those fully vaccinated

The United States took a major step towards a return to pre-Covid-19 normality Thursday when the country’s health protection agency issued a new set of guidelines allowing those fully vaccinated to go without marks and social distancing both indoors and outdoors. Vaccination, therefore, will become central to America’s fight against

India suffering & US ordered 550M more vaccines than needed: Priyanka Chopra

India suffering & US ordered 550M more vaccines than needed: Priyanka Chopra

Actress Priyanka Chopra Jonas on Tuesday said the COVID-19 situation in India was “critical” and asked the US government to “urgently share” vaccines with India. Emphasizing that the US ordered 550 million more vaccines than they require, she tweeted, “My heart breaks. India is suffering from COVID19 & the US

US promises to send support as India battles fierce COVID surge

US promises to send support as India battles fierce COVID surge

New Delhi: United States, world’s worst hit country which has witnessed more deaths from coronavirus than any other country, came forward to support India in its fight against devastating COVID-19 pandemic that has seen the country report world record high cases for four days in a row. The US said

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