16 Jan, 22:57 (IST)

An AIIMS security guard has developed an allergic reaction after receiving COVID19 vaccination here today. He is kept under observation of doctors at the hospital: AIIMS official.

16 Jan, 22:29 (IST)

Earthquake of magnitude 4.1 on the Richter scale occurred in Jammu and Kashmir at 2201 hours: National Center for Seismology.

16 Jan, 22:16 (IST)

COVID19 vaccination temporarily suspended till 18th January in the entire state of Maharashtra due to technical issues with CoWIN App: State Health Department.

16 Jan, 21:34 (IST)

Mumbai reports 571 new COVID-19 cases, 700 recoveries and 8 deaths today. Total cases rise to 3,02,223 including 2,83,135 recoveries/discharges and 11,235 deaths. Active cases stand at 6,965

16 Jan, 20:11 (IST)

Total of 1,91,181 beneficiaries vaccinated for COVID-19 on day 1 of the massive nationwide vaccination drive: Ministry of Health & Family Welfare

16 Jan, 19:13 (IST)

COVID19 vaccination drive was successful on Day 1. No case of post-vaccination hospitalisation reported so far: Health Ministry

16 Jan, 18:38 (IST)

We are launching a Rs 1,000 crore Start-Up India Seed Fund to help new startups grow in the country. We are trying to create a startup system which is based on the mantra 'of the youth, by the youth, for the youth': Prime Minister Narendra Modi

16 Jan, 18:13 (IST)

Construction of Bailey Bridge at Kela Morh in Ramban on Jammu-Srinagar National highway completed in just 60 hrs by Border Roads Organisation, trial run was carried out today.

16 Jan, 17:40 (IST)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi interacts with startups during ‘Prarambh: StartUpIndia International Summit'

16 Jan, 17:27 (IST)

Bird Flu | 215 birds found dead in the state today. 5,130 birds found dead in the state from 25th December 2020 till today; total of 17 districts affected: Animal Husbandry Department, Rajasthan.

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New Delhi, January 16: The COVID-19 vaccination program in India will begin today. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will virtually launch the world's largest vaccination programme at 10:30 am on Saturday and almost three lakh beneficiaries, belonging to the priority groups, will be administered the silver bullet at over 3,006 vaccination sites across the country.

The ninth rounds of talks between representatives of farmer unions and the Centre concluded on Friday to resolve deadlock over the three farm laws. The meeting was held at New Delhi's Vigyan Bhawan. The talks remained inconclusive as farmers wanted that the government should repeal the laws. The next round of meeting is scheduled to take place on January 19.

According to the latest update on the status of avian flu in India, a government release informed that Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh have completed sanitisation activities after successfully finishing the culling operations. Notably, In India, bird flu (avian influenza) cases have been confirmed in 10 states including Delhi, Maharashtra, Rajasthan among others, while further cases of unnatural mortality of birds have been reported from several regions across the country.

Pharma major Dr Reddy's Laboratories Ltd on Friday received approval from the Drugs Control General of India (DCGI) to conduct Phase 3 clinical trial for the Sputnik V vaccine in India. The Phase 3 study of Sputnik V will be conducted on 1500 subjects.

In sports news, India will try to wrap up the Australian innings early. At the end of the first day's play of the fourth and the final test, Aussies were 274 for the loss of five wickets. Cameroon Green and Tim Paine are on the crease.  For India T Natrajan took two wickets.

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