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News18 Evening Digest: India to Review AstraZeneca Covid Vaccine and Other Top Stories

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Here are the Top Stories We are Covering: India to Review AstraZeneca Covid Vaccine; Fire Breaks Out in Delhi-Dehradun Shatabdi Express; Actor Madhur Mittal Granted Interim Protection from Arrest; Washington Sundar & Jonny Bairstow Involved in Verbal Spat; and US Capitol Riot Prosecutors May Charge 400-plus People.

After Blood Clot Concerns in Europe, India to Review AstraZeneca Covid Vaccine

The Centre will carry out a deeper review of post-vaccination side effects from the AstraZeneca Covid vaccine shot next week. This comes in the wake of Denmark, Norway, Iceland and Thailand temporarily halting vaccination with the drug, after isolated reports of recipients developing blood clots. LIVE UPDATES

Fire Breaks Out in Delhi-Dehradun Shatabdi Express, No Injuries Reported

Afire broke out in one of the bogies of the Delhi-Dehradun Shatabdi Express on Saturday, March 13, due to a short circuit, officials said. The mishap occurred in the C4 compartment of the train. All passengers were evacuated safely and injuries have been reported so far, said Uttarakhand DGP Ashok Kumar. READ MORE

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