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CDS Bipin Rawat was on Tuesday conferred with Padma Vibhushan, one of India’s highest civilian honours, while CEO of Serum Institute of India, which manufactured Covishield, received Padma Bhushan.
President Ram Nath Kovind on Tuesday credited crores of countrymen for turning Covid-19 vaccination campaign into a mass movement.
“A great deal of credit for the success of such campaigns goes to our dutiful citizens," he said.
A Sri Lankan court on Tuesday ordered the release of 56 Indian fishermen who were detained for allegedly fishing in the island nation’s territorial waters. The court in the northern Jaffna peninsula ordered the release of the fishermen who were detained by the Sri Lankan Navy in mid-December in the seas south of Mannar. “Happy to learn that a Court has ordered the release of 56 #Indian fishermen, Indian High Commission in Colombo said in a tweet. Commend the work of High Commissioner Gopal Baglay and his team in securing the release," External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said in a tweet.
Congress is likely to change some names in the second list of candidates for Uttarakhand polls, sources said. The Congress on Monday had released its second list of 11 candidates for the Uttarakhand assembly elections. The party fielded former chief minister Harish Rawat from the Ramnagar constituency and Anukriti Gusain Rawat from the Lansdowne assembly seat.
World Health Organisation chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus is all but guaranteed a second term after a procedural vote Tuesday made him the sole nominee ahead of a leadership vote in May.
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