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J&J Seeks India's Permission For Phase 3 Trial Of 1-Shot Vaccine: Report

J&J Seeks India's Permission For Phase 3 Trial Of 1-Shot Vaccine: Report

Press Trust of India | Tuesday April 20, 2021, New Delhi

Multinational pharma giant Johnson & Johnson has applied to India's drug regulator seeking permission to conduct phase-3 clinical trial of its single-dose COVID-19 vaccine in India as well as import licence, sources said.

Amarinder Singh Accepts Retirement Request Of Punjab IPS Officer: Report

Amarinder Singh Accepts Retirement Request Of Punjab IPS Officer: Report

Press Trust of India | Monday April 19, 2021, Chandigarh

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh has accepted the premature retirement request of IPS officer Kunwar Vijay Pratap Singh, according to official sources.

Some States Hampering Oxygen Supply To Madhya Pradesh: Shivraj Singh Chouhan

Some States Hampering Oxygen Supply To Madhya Pradesh: Shivraj Singh Chouhan

Press Trust of India | Monday April 19, 2021, Bhopal

Police officers in some states were blocking the movement of tankers bringing medical-grade oxygen to Madhya Pradesh for coronavirus patients, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan alleged on Monday.

Record 240 COVID-19 Deaths In Delhi; Over 23,000 New Cases

Record 240 COVID-19 Deaths In Delhi; Over 23,000 New Cases

Press Trust of India | Monday April 19, 2021, New Delhi

Delhi on Monday recorded 240 deaths due to the coronavirus, highest since the pandemic began over a year ago, and 23,686 cases with a positivity rate of 26.12 per cent, according to data shared by the Health Department.

Meeting For Appointment Of CBI Director To Be Held After May 2: Centre To Court

Meeting For Appointment Of CBI Director To Be Held After May 2: Centre To Court

Press Trust of India | Monday April 19, 2021, New Delhi

The Centre on Monday told the Supreme Court that the meeting of a high-powered committee consisting of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and others for the appointment of CBI Director would be convened immediately after May 2.

920 Pigs Die Of African Swine Fever In Mizoram In Less Than A Month

920 Pigs Die Of African Swine Fever In Mizoram In Less Than A Month

Press Trust of India | Monday April 19, 2021, Aizawl

At least 920 pigs died due to African Swine Fever (ASF) in less than a month in Mizoram, an official said on Monday.

PM Modi To Meet COVID-19 Vaccine Manufacturers On Tuesday

PM Modi To Meet COVID-19 Vaccine Manufacturers On Tuesday

Press Trust of India | Monday April 19, 2021, New Delhi

With the government opening the COVID-19 vaccination drive to everyone above 18 years of age, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has called a meeting with vaccine manufacturers on Tuesday, sources said.

S Jaishankar Talks To US Secretary Of State On India's "Neighbourhood"

S Jaishankar Talks To US Secretary Of State On India's "Neighbourhood"

Press Trust of India | Monday April 19, 2021, New Delhi

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Monday spoke to US Secretary of State Antony Blinken, covering recent developments in India's immediate and extended neighbourhood.

UK PM Cancelling Visit Must Not Impact UK-India Trade: Industry Leaders

UK PM Cancelling Visit Must Not Impact UK-India Trade: Industry Leaders

Press Trust of India | Monday April 19, 2021, London

Industry chiefs and strategic experts on Monday were unanimous in their view that UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson cancelling his visit to India next week was the right move, given the COVID-19 pandemic situation, and expressed confidence that it was

First Oxygen Express Leaves Maharashtra For Visakhapatnam With 7 Empty Tankers

First Oxygen Express Leaves Maharashtra For Visakhapatnam With 7 Empty Tankers

Press Trust of India | Monday April 19, 2021, Mumbai

According to a Central Railway release, the Ro-Ro (roll-on-roll-off) train with seven empty tankers left for the Visakhapatnam Steel Plant from Kalamboli goods yard in Navi Mumbai, about 40km from state capital Mumbai, at 8:05 pm.

100% Advance Till July Given To Serum Institute, Bharat Biotech: Sources

100% Advance Till July Given To Serum Institute, Bharat Biotech: Sources

Reported by Sunil Prabhu, Edited by Chandrashekar Srinivasan | Monday April 19, 2021, New Delhi

The centre has given 100 per cent advance to two of India's Covid vaccine manufacturers till July, senior sources in the Finance Ministry told NDTV on Monday

Sena's Sanjay Raut Meets Sharad Pawar; Discusses Covid Situation

Sena's Sanjay Raut Meets Sharad Pawar; Discusses Covid Situation

Press Trust of India | Monday April 19, 2021, Mumbai

Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut on Monday met NCP chief Sharad Pawar at the latter's residence here and discussed the COVID-19 situation as well as political issues.

No Big Election Rallies In Bengal For Remaining Phases, Says BJP Amid Criticism

No Big Election Rallies In Bengal For Remaining Phases, Says BJP Amid Criticism

Press Trust of India | Monday April 19, 2021, New Delhi

Amid a surge in COVID-19 cases, the BJP on Monday said it has decided against holding any big rally or public meeting, including by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and other party leaders, for the ongoing West Bengal assembly poll campaign.

Maintaining Border Peace Essential For Development Ties: India To China

Maintaining Border Peace Essential For Development Ties: India To China

Press Trust of India | Monday April 19, 2021, Beijing

India today reiterated that maintenance of peace and tranquility in border areas is an essential basis for the development of Sino-India relations as it underlined the need for Beijing to respect mutual concerns, sensitivities and priorities.

Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa Chairs All-Party Covid Meet From Hospital

Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa Chairs All-Party Covid Meet From Hospital

Written by Maya Sharma | Monday April 19, 2021, Bengaluru

Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa chaired a virtual all-party Covid meet today as the state reported 15,785 fresh cases with 146 deaths Monday.