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Tag: Union Minister Harsh Vardhan

COVID Pandemic In Endgame In India: Health Min Harsh Vardhan
Union Minister Harsh Vardhan Rejects Claims Of COVID Vaccine Shortage

New Delhi/Mumbai: As COVID-19 cases in India hit a record high lending urgency to scale up vaccination, the Centre on Wednesday allowed the jabs at workplaces with about 100 eligible…

New Ink To Curb Fake Passports, Counterfeit Currency: Govt

New Delhi: Union Minister Harsh Vardhan on Tuesday said that a new security ink has been developed to weed out fake passports and counterfeit currency. The formulation can be used to check the authenticity of various official documents such as passports, government documents, tamper evident labels and identity cards. In a written reply to a […]

Lok Sabha Passes Bill To Ban E-Cigarettes

New Delhi: A Bill to ban e-cigarettes was passed in the Lok Sabha on Wednesday with voice vote after the government raised the issue of health hazards like cancer. Replying on the debate over the Prohibition of Electronic Cigarettes (Production, Manufacture, Import, Export, Transport, Sale, Distribution, Storage, Advertisement) Bill, 2019, which resumed on Wednesday, Union […]

India to have 40000 primary health care centres under Ayushman Bharat by 2019-20

New Delhi: Union minister Harsh Vardhan Tuesday informed the Rajya Sabha that the country will have 40,000 Ayushman Bharat Health and Wellness Centres (AB-HWC), meant for primary health care, by the end of 2019-20. He said over 19,000 AB-HWCs are at present operating in the country. “The target for operationalising AB-HWCs by the end of […]

BJP intensifies poll campaign in Delhi

New Delhi: With less than 15 days to go to for the May 12 Lok Sabha elections in the national capital, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday intensified their poll campaign here. Union Minister Harsh Vardhan, who is pitted against Congress’ J.P. Agarwal and the Aam Aadmi Party’s (AAP) Pankaj Gupta from the Chandni Chowk […]

Third India International Science Fest in Chennai next month

New Delhi: The third India International Science Festival will be held in Chennai next month, Union minister Harsh Vardhan said today. The festival is being organised by the Ministry of EarthSciences, Ministry of Science and Technology and Vijnana Bharati (VIBHA), an organisation linked to the RSS. Top scientists from the government are expected to participate […]

Sagar Vani system to alert coastal community launched

New Delhi: Union Science and Technology and Earth Sciences Minister Harsh Vardhan on Thursday launched ‘Sagar Vani’ system to communicate and help the coastal community, especially fishermen, with advisories and warnings related to the safety at sea. The Integrated Information Dissemination System (IDS) ‘Sagar Vani’, a first in India, was launched as the Minister inaugurated […]