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Covid-19 vaccine could come within 1 year: WHO chief

Brussels: Scientists predict the world may have a Covid-19 vaccine within one year or even a few months earlier, said the Director-General of the World Health Organisation even as he underlined the importance of global cooperation to develop, manufacture and distribute vaccines. However, making the vaccine available and distributing it to all will be a challenge […]

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Modi lauds Yogi for making UP ‘Aatmanirbhar’, launches employment scheme

Lucknow: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday launched the ‘Aatmanirbhar Rojgar Abhiyan’ that will provide employment to 1.25 crore workers in Uttar Pradesh. The Prime Minister, who launched the scheme through video conferencing, lauded the role played by Uttar Pradesh in combating the Covid-19 pandemic and making the state ‘Aatmanirbhar’ (self-reliant). “UP has a population […]

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Railways to start 200 non-AC train services from June 1, online bookings to start soon: Piyush Goyal

New Delhi: Railway Minister Piyush Goyal on Tuesday announced that Indian Railways will resume the services of 200 special non-airconditioned trains and bookings for them will start soon. The announcement came a week after the national transporter started running the 15 pairs of special air conditioned trains. In a series of tweets, Goyal said: “In a […]