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Union minister Harsh Vardhan to take charge WHO executive board chairman on May 22

Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan, who is at the forefront of India’s battle against COVID-19, is set to take charge as the chairman of the WHO Executive Board on May 22, officials said on Tuesday. Harsh Vardhan would succeed Dr Hiroki Nakatani of Japan, currently the chairman of the 34-member WHO Executive Board. The proposal...

IMA withdraws proposed protest after home minister Amit Shah assures protection for medicos

The Indian Medical Association (IMA) on Wednesday withdrew its proposed protest after a meeting with Home Minister Amit Shah and Health Minister Harsh Vardhan. Interacting with doctors and the medical association through video-conferencing, along with Health Minister Harsh Vardhan, Amit Shah assured them that the government stands firmly behind the doctors for their safety and...

Uproar in LS on ‘Dande Marenge…’, Congress MP Attack on Dr Harsh Vardhan; Proceedings Adjourned

Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Friday said Congress MPs came to his seat in the Lok Sabha, tried to attack him and snatch papers when he condemned Rahul Gandhi for his indecent language against Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The Congress MP standing in the box on the statement of former Congress President Rahul Gandhi...