Breaking News LIVE, March 1:
05:50 PM | Supreme Court judges are not allowed to choose between Covaxin or Covishield. It will be entirely through Co-Win System. Government Facility (CGHS Dispensary) within the Supreme Court to be used, Health Ministry clarifies
“Remarkable how our doctors and scientists have worked in quick time to strengthen the global fight against COVID-19,” PM Modi tweeted, sharing an image of himself taking the first dose of the vaccine.
Took my first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at AIIMS.
Remarkable how our doctors and scientists have worked in quick time to strengthen the global fight against COVID-19.
I appeal to all those who are eligible to take the vaccine. Together, let us make India COVID-19 free! pic.twitter.com/5z5cvAoMrv
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) March 1, 2021
Sensex rallies 509 points to 49,608.97 in the opening session, Nifty rises 153.15 points to 14,682.30.
JDU workers celebrate Bihar CM Nitish Kumar’s 70th birthday as ‘Vikas Diwas’ by offering prayers at Mahavir Temple near Station Golambar and distributing ‘laddus’, notebooks, pencils & milk among the poor in Patna.
With 15,510 fresh cases, India’s COVID-19 tally has surged to 1,11,12,241, while the number of recoveries has surged to 1,07,86,457, the Union health ministry said on Monday.
Meanwhile, India will expand its coronavirus vaccination programme today to cover people over 60 and those over 45 who have illnesses as it hopes to rein in a growing number of more infectious virus strains and a spurt in cases in some states.