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February 23, 2021

India’s Cumulative Vaccination coverage has crossed 1.17 crore

New Delhi – Active Caseload has fallen below 1.50 lakh in India. It stands at 1,47,306 today. The present active caseload now consists of 1.34% of Indias total Positive Cases. 10,584 new daily cases have been recorded in the last 24 hours whereas 13,255 recoveries registered in the last 24 hours. It has led to a net decline of 2,749 cases in the total active caseload. India has recorded a steady decline in the number of daily new deaths.78 deaths

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February 22, 2021

Integration of DigiLocker platform with Indian Passport Services

New Delhi – The Passport Seva Program has introduced major digital transformation in delivery of Passport Services in India, in last 6 years. Minister of State for External Affairs Shri V. Muraleedharan today launched a new scheme by which an applicant can leverage the DigiLocker platform of Government of India while applying for passport related services from anywhere in India. With the launch of this new scheme, applicants applying for passport services can provide link to their specific documents uploaded

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February 13, 2021

India will do best for Canadas vaccination requirements

New Delhi – Canada is interested  to buy COVID-19 vaccines from India. Prime Minister assured the Canadian PM that India would do its best to support Canadas vaccination efforts, just as it had done for many other countries already. Expressing his appreciation, Prime Minister Trudeau said that if the world managed to conquer COVID-19, it would be significantly because of India’s tremendous pharmaceutical capacity, and Prime Minister Modis leadership in sharing this capacity with the world. Prime Minister thanked PM Trudeau

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February 13, 2021

Launch of new consular service by Indian Missions reissue of International Driving Permit

New Delhi – Indian Missions/Posts abroad, in cooperation with Ministry of Transport and Highways (MoRTH), will facilitate re-issuance of International Driving Permit (IDP) to Indian nationals w.e.f. 15.02.2021. The Consular Service will be provided by Missions/Posts abroad in countries, which are signatory of Geneva Convention on Road Traffic, 1949. To avail of this service, the applicant may visit the concerned Indian Mission/Post in person to submit the Miscellaneous Consular Service form, requisite consular service fee and relevant documents. A receipt

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February 12, 2021

New corridor between Delhi and Dehradun will cut travel time to just 2.5 hours

Delhi-Saharanpur-Dehradun Economic corridor, work on which is underway, will reduce the distance between the two cities from 235 kilometres to 210 kilometres, and travel time from 6.5 hours as of now, to just 2.5 hours, once it is completed. This will be the country’s first highway where there will be a 12-kilometer long elevated corridor for protection of wildlife. It has been decided to execute the project under EPC mode. The entire corridor is designed for driving with a minimum

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February 9, 2021

Telephone conversation between PM Modi and US President Biden

New Delhi – Prime Minister Narendra Modi had a telephone conversation today with His Excellency Joseph R. Biden, President of the United States of America. Prime Minister warmly congratulated President Biden, conveyed best wishes for his tenure, and looked forward to working closely with him to further elevate the India-US Strategic Partnership. The leaders discussed at length regional developments and the wider geo-political context. They noted that the India-US partnership is firmly anchored in a shared commitment to democratic values

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