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Japanese government to provide COVID-19 vaccines for free to its 126 million residents

The Japanese government, on Wednesday, passed a bill, under which all residents of Japan would get free COVID-19 vaccines. The bill, which stated that the government would cover all the vaccines cost for its 126 million residents, was passed by the upper house of parliament. Amidst the global pandemic, this move could prove helpful in saving lives.

Japan, known as the Land of Rising Sun, had been fighting the third wave of COVID-19; new cases were emerging daily. The situation was worsening minute by minute.
?Japan is on maximum alert; health care experts have warned us that the situation might get worse. Hospitals are flooded with COVID-19 patients and the spread of the virus just won’t stop; we must look out for each other and stay safe, said Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga.


He continued to say that his administration was doing everything they could to stop the spread of the virus and control the situation. We have secured 60 million vaccines from Pfizer and more 25 million from Moderna; will receive 120 million doses of Astrazenecas vaccine soon, he added.

I urge all the citizens to avoid going out; practice social distancing and follow all COVID-19 related guidelines, said Yuriko Koike, Governor of Tokyo.

At 2,100 deaths and 1,50,000 cases, Japan wasn’t the most affected countries due to COVID-19. Compared to India, Italy, China and others, they did not impose strict lockdowns or curfews but the government had decided to ask liquor shops and other businesses from the hospitality industry to close early. In the wake of a global crisis, Japan had put a hold on its tourism activities too. 

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Nagpur News

Purva Kothari’s jewellery collection sparkles at ‘Intrea’ exhibition in Nagpur

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Radhika Dhawad | Photographer : Nitin Mankar | Nagpur

Amid festivities, jewellery designer Purva Kothari conducted a two-day exhibition of diamond studded jewellery at Jawaharlal Darda Art Gallery in Nagpur on October 1 and 2.

Purva, in the past, has enticed celebrities including Director at Reliance Industries Nita Ambani, Varsha Patel wife of former minister Praful Patel, Founder at Videocon Venugopal Dhoot, Founder Chairman at GMR Group GM Rao and endorsements from Salman Khan, Kareena Kapoor Khan and Saina Nehwal, to name a few.

Also watch: All you need to know about diamonds, jewellery | Interview with designer Purva Darda Kothari

Also read: When Lata Mangeshkar got offended by Dilip Kumar and didn’t speak to him for 13 years

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September 30, 2022 | Nagpur News | नागपुर समाचार | Hindi News Bulletin | Nation Next

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Avani Arya | Nagpur

September 30, 2022 | Nagpur News | नागपुर समाचार | Hindi News Bulletin | Nation Next

Also Read: Nagpur citizens to revel The Raaas Garba next year!

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Shashi Tharoor is capable of bringing Congress back in power, says Congress leader Ashish Deshmukh

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Radhika Dhawad | New Delhi
Former MLA and Congress leader Dr Ashish Deshmukh spoke about nomination filed by Congress MP Shashi Tharoor for party president post.

Congress leader Ashish Deshmukh looks on while Congress MP Shashi Tharoor files nomination papers for party chief post

Former MLA and Member of Parliamentary Board, MPCC Dr Ashish Deshmukh speaking about the nomination filed by Congress MP Shashi Tharoor for the post of Congress President on Friday, said, “Dr Shashi Tharoor is a popular Congress MP who has done remarkable work for the nation at the international level. It’s very welcoming thing that the election of Congress President is being done in a democratic manner. This is an important step for decentralisation in the party and the future of Congress is bright. Soniaji and Rahulji Gandhi contributed a lot to strengthen the party.”

Former MLA and Congress leader Dr Ashish Deshmukh spoke about nomination filed by Congress MP Shashi Tharoor for party president post.

Shashi Tharoor

Congress leader Deshmukh added, “This is an important step taken by the Congress elites for the elections in a democratic manner so that the party can take a higher flight. Dr Shashi Tharoor has cordial relations with everyone in the party; he has the ability to give a new direction to the party. I believe that he will be able to handle the responsibility of bringing the Congress to power in the country by taking the party forward with new strength. If he seriously deals with issues like unemployment, industry, agriculture, inflation then Congress will have fruitful days. By doing transparent politics, he will definitely convey the thought of Congress to the people at the grassroots level. If you want a rejuvenated, bigger and dynamic Congress party, Dr. Shashi Tharoor is the right candidate. He has the open support of Congress delegates in 12 states and is getting the support of Congress leaders and activists from all over India. He will be elected for sure.”

Deshmukh informed that Tharoor would be visiting Nagpur on October 1 and 2 to hear out all thoughts of Congress delegates.

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