1. Covid-19 vaccine will be provided free of cost: Health Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan.
Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Saturday said that the Covid-19 vaccine will be provided free of cost across the country. The announcement comes amid a dry run for coronavirus vaccination is underway in all the States and Union Territories.”Not just in Delhi, it will be free across the country,” he said.
Harsh Vardhan today visited GTB Hospital in the national capital to review the dry run drill for administering the Covid-19 vaccine.
2. Babar Azam ruled out of second New Zealand Test.
Pakistan’s regular Test captain Babar Azam has been ruled out of the second Test in Christchurch starting Sunday.
In Babar’s Absence, Mohammad Rizwan will lead Pakistan again as he did in the first test. Azam had a full-fledged training session in Christchurch on Friday but he felt a slight pain in his thumb which he had fractured earlier on the tour. The team management decided against taking any risk and ruled him out of the second Test.
3. Will Hold Tractor parade towards Delhi on Jan 26 if demands are not met: Farmer unions.
Hardening their position ahead of the next round of talks with the government, protesting farmer Unions on Saturday said that they will take our tractor parade on January 26 if their demands are not met.
The farmers Union calls the tractor parade as ‘Kissan Parade ‘ The farmer unions also said that they will stay put on Delhi borders till the government repeals the law. The next round of talks to s scheduled to be held on January 4.
“We were peaceful, are peaceful and will be peaceful, but will stay at Delhi borders until new farm laws are repealed. We have given a call for a tractor parade towards Delhi on January 26.” the protesting unions said
4. ‘Agents of SHIELD’ Actress Chloe Bennet Reveals COVID-19 Diagnosis.
Marvel’s Agents or S.H.I.E.L.D star Chloe Bennet has revealed that she and her family have tested positive for Coronavirus.
Bennet revealed the news on Instagram Stories on New Year’s Eve, saying she woke up on Christmas morning with a “high fever, and unable to breathe.” Besides, “multiple members” of her family also have tested positive.