Biden Gets Covid-19 Vaccine Booster Shot

Achievers News: US President Joe Biden on Monday received his Covid-19 vaccine booster shot on camera at the White House. “Boosters are important, but the most important thing we need to do is get more people vaccinated,” Biden said before getting his booster shot, Xinhua reported. About 23 per cent of eligible Americans haven’t gotten any shot, said the president. Some 20 million Americans are eligible for a third shot of the Pfizer vaccine, according to a CNN report. The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) last week…

India Eves Lose To Great Britain In Bronze Medal Match

Tokyo: There was no fairy-tale ending for the Indian women’s hockey team as its dream of winning bronze in their maiden entry into the medal round came crashing down in a 4-3 defeat to Great Britain at the Tokyo Olympic Games on Friday. The unheralded Indians made an unexpected run into the medal round, winning two matches and beating world No. 2 Australia in the quarterfinals. They lost to the higher-rated Argentina and went down narrowly to Great Britain, but they went out with heads held high as Rani Rampal’s…

Olympics Hockey: Indian Men’s Team Bring Bronze Medal Home

Tokyo: The Indian men’s hockey team defeated Germany 5-4 in the bronze medal playoffs at the Olympic Games on Thursday to bring home a medal after 41 years. So far, India had finished in the Top-2 in Pool A with four wins (3-2 vs New Zealand, 3-0 vs Spain, 3-1 vs Argentina, 5-3 vs Japan). They suffered a loss to Australia. In the quarterfinal, India beat Great Britain 3-1 and lost 2-5 to Belgium in the semifinal. On the other hand, Germany have registered four wins the Group stage (7-1…

Odisha CM Congrats Indian Men’s Team For Brave Fight At Olympics Hockey

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has congratulated the Indian Men’s Hockey Team for putting up a brave fight in the semifinals of the Tokyo Olympics on Tuesday. The Indian Men’s Hockey team was not able to make it to the finals of the Tokyo Olympic Games as it suffered a 2-5 defeat to Belgium. Taking to Twitter, Patnaik said, “Well played. Congratulate Indian Men’s Hockey Team for putting up a brave fight in the #Hockey Semi Finals of #Tokyo2020 against World Champion Belgium. What they have achieved so far will…

Global Covid-19 Caseload Tops 196.5 Million

Washington: The overall global Covid-19 caseload has topped 196.5 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 4.19 million and vaccinations soared to over 3.99 billion, according to Johns Hopkins University. In its latest update on Friday morning, the University’s Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) revealed that the current global caseload, death toll stood and vaccination tally stood at 196,543,425, 4,196,442 and 3,993,341,219, respectively. The US continues to be the worst-hit country with the world’s highest number of cases and deaths at 34,745,060 and 612,105, respectively, according…

Global COVID-19 Caseload Tops 156.4 Million

AchieversNews(08/05/2021): The overall global Covid-19 caseload has topped 156.4 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 3.26 million, according to the Johns Hopkins University.In its latest update on Saturday morning, the University’s Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) revealed that the current global caseload and death toll stood at 156,472,669 and 3,264,720, respectively. The US continues to be the worst-hit country with the world’s highest number of cases and deaths at 32,649,677 and 580,870, respectively, according to the CSSE.In terms of infections, India follows in the second…

COVID-19 Global Caseload Tops 155.6 Million

Achieversnews(07/05/2021):: The overall global COVID-19 caseload has topped 155.6 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 3.25 million, according to the Johns Hopkins University.In its latest update on Friday morning, the University’s Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) revealed that the current global caseload and death toll stood at 155,623,871 and 3,237,435, respectively.The US continues to be the worst-hit country with the world’s highest number of cases and deaths at 32,603,569 and 580,054, respectively, according to the CSSE.In terms of infections, India follows in the second place with…

Pfizer In Talks With India On Vax Approval

AchieversNews(04/05/2021):  Pfizer is discussing expedited approval of its Covid-19 vaccine with the Indian government, company CEO Alber Bourla said while announcing a donation of medicines worth $70 million to fight the resurgent pandemic. “We are currently discussing with Indian government an expedited approval pathway to make our Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine available for use in the country,” he said in a video posted on the company website. He pledged to send enough medicines over the next 90 days “to ensure that every Covid-19 patient in every public hospital across India can have…

Canada To Give Rs 60 Crore To India

AchieversNews(28/04/2021): The Canadian government has announced to provide help of 10 million Canadian dollars (About Rs 60 crore) to India to fight the situation that emerged following the outbreak of the worst Covid-19 wave. Canadian minister Karina Gould tweeted on Tuesday night: “Announced today: We are providing $10 million through the @redcrosscanada to the @IndianRedCross to support people in India as they combat #COVID19.” Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Wednesday retweeted the tweet with the caption: “Right now, the people of India are facing a tragic situation. To help…