Saturday, April 17 2021

April 16, 2021

Indian Govt Simplifies process for re-issue of OCI Cards



New Delhi-In a decision which is expected to significantly ease the process for re-issue of Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) cards, the Modi Government has decided to simplify the process. This decision has been taken on the directions of the Union Home Minister Shri Amit Shah. The OCI Card has proved to be very popular amongst foreigners of Indian Origin and spouses of foreign origin of Indian citizens or OCI cardholders, as it helps them in hassle free entry and

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April 13, 2021

Russia’s Sputnik V has been approved for emergency use in India



New Delhi – A third vaccinne, Russia’s Sputnik V has been approved for emergency use in India from the Drugs Controller General of India (DGCI). The government has accepted the Covid-19 National Task Force’s recommendation to authorise foreign-produced Covid-19 vaccines which have been granted emergency approval by the US, UK, EU, Japan and WHO-listed agencies. As a result of which, the pre conditions of Clinical Trials for a foreing vaccine existed before for Emergecny Use Authorisation has been done away

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April 12, 2021

India and France enjoy a strategic partnership since 1998



New Delhi – H.E. Mr. Jean-Yves Le Drian, Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs of France will pay an official visit to India from 13-15 April 2021. During his stay in New Delhi, Mr. Le Drian will hold talks with Minister of External Affairs, Dr Subrahmanyam Jaishankar on bilateral, regional and international issues of mutual interest. He will also meet the Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Mr Prakash Javadekar at a panel discussion on Climate Change. He will

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April 11, 2021

We have to move towards zero vaccine wastage: PM



New Delhi – – he Prime Minister, Narendra Modi has called the ‘Tika Utsav’, vaccination festival, the beginning of second big war against Corona and has emphasized special focus on social hygiene along with personal hygiene. The Utsav started today on the birth anniversary of Mahatma Jyotiba Phule and will continue till the birth anniversary of Babasaheb Ambedkar on April 14th . In a message on the occasion, the Prime Minister stressed four points with regard to the drive. First,

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April 10, 2021

India is the fastest country to administer 100 million doses of Covid-19 vaccine



New Delhi – India has scaled another peak in its effort to contain the COVID-19 virus with the administration of more than 100 million (10 Cr) vaccines to its citizens. The cumulative number of COVID19 vaccine doses administered in the country stands at 10,12,84,282 as per the provisional report today. The extension of vaccine coverage to those above 45 years along with the recent provisions for them to get vaccinated at their workplaces (govt and private) form a series of

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April 9, 2021

India and the Netherlands have a strong and steady relationship



New Delhi – Prime Minister Narendra Modi and H.E Mark Rutte,Prime Minister of the Netherlands held a Virtual Summit . It was the first high level Summit attended by PM Rutte after the general elections held in March 2021. Prime Minister Modi congratulated PM Rutte on his election victory and on becoming the Prime Minister of the Netherlands for the fourth consecutive term. India and the Netherlands have a strong and steady relationship, nurtured by the shared values of democracy,

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