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  • India Set For Covid-19 Vaccination Drive

    LOOKEAST REPORT | INDIA is all set to kick off its nationwide vaccination drive against Covid-19 on January 16. The Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) had earlier this month approved Oxford Covid-19 vaccine Covishield, manufactured by the Serum Institute of India, and indigenously developed Covaxin of Bharat Biotech for restricted emergency use in the country. Two dry runs of the vaccines have already been conducted across the country to understand the mechanisms and possible gaps in the system. The government aims to vaccinate 300 million people by July. Prime Minister Modi will launch the pan–India rollout of the Covid-19 vaccination drive on January 16 at 10:30 AM via video conferencing, the PMO said. A total of 3,006 session sites across all states and UTs… …. 

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  • How Can Salman F Rahman Remain Hasina’s Adviser !

    SALEEM ALTAF & SUDEB KRISHNA SUR CHOUDHURI | DHAKA BEXIMCO Group vice chairman Salman F Rahman has been Private Industry and Investment Advisor to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina — but why ? The premier appointed him as her adviser for private sector industries and investment under rule 3B(i) of the Rules of Business, 1996, says a government circular. The post is non–salaried but Rahman enjoys the status of a cabinet minister.  In reality, he is… …. 

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