New Delhi | Jagran News Desk: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday addressed the nation a day after India achieved the big milestone of administering 100 crore COVID-19 vaccine jabs. During his address, the prime minister said that the feat belongs to every citizen of the country. He further said that the 100 crore vaccination mark is not just a number but a testament that India can achieve a tough aim successfully. It shows that country works hard for the fulfilment of its goals, the PM said. 

India attained the milestone of administering 100 crore COVID-19 vaccine doses on Thursday morning. Several world leaders congratulated India on this achievement. The Prime Minister on Thursday expressed gratitude towards COVID-19 vaccine manufacturers, healthcare workers and all others involved in the vaccination drive, as India achieved a milestone feat of administering 100 crore vaccine doses.

Here are the LIVE Updates of October 22:

11:00 am: Karnataka | National Security Guard's 'Sudarshan Bharat Parikrama' reaches Bengaluru. The car rally was flagged off from Red Fort, Delhi on Oct 2 The idea is to propagate the values of patriotism & nation building through this rally: NSG DG, MA Ganapathy

10:50 am: Lt Gen Tarun Kumar Aich took over as the General Officer Commanding of the Trishakti Corps from Lt Gen AK Singh: Indian Army

10:40 am: We've started a helpline for people of Karnataka who are stranded in Uttarakhand. 10 families from our state have contacted us on the helpline. Our officers are in touch with Uttarakhand govt. We will ensure their safe: Karnataka Minister R Ashoka in Bengaluru

10:32 am: Our first line of defence against pandemic was public participation, as part of which people lit diyas, banged thalis. Some people had questioned saying "Will it help us get rid of the disease"...?: PM Modi on 100-crore vaccination feat

10:30 am: I request all to celebrate the upcoming festivals with utmost caution. I appeal to all those who have not taken the first dose of COVID19 vaccine yet should given utmost priority to getting vaccinated. Those who are vaccinated should encourage others: PM Modi

10:27 am: Wherever we see there is only optimism now....earlier there were only chants about made in this country, that country, but today everyone is talking about 'Made in India': PM Modi during address to the nation on 100 crore vaccination feat

10:24 am: Experts in India and abroad are very positive about India's economy. Today, not only record investment is coming to Indian companies but new employment opportunities are also being created for the youth: PM Modi

10:20 am: We should be proud of the fact that India's entire vaccination program has been 'science-driven and science-based. It's based on scientific methods, entirely: PM Modi on India achieving 100-crore vaccination mark

10:16 am: There were apprehensions over our vaccination program. It was also being said about India that how will discipline work here: PM Modi on India achieving 100-crore vaccination mark

10:13 am: We ensured that VIP culture does not overshadow our vaccination program and everyone is treated equally: PM Modi on India achieving 100-crore vaccination mark

10:10 am: India's vaccine campaign is a living example of 'Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikas, Sabka Vishwas aur Sabka Prayas': PM Modi addresses the nation on 100 crore vaccination feat

10:08 am: There were apprehensions over our vaccination program. It was also being said about India that how will discipline work here: PM Modi on India achieving 100-crore vaccination mark

10:07 am: 100 crore vaccination mark is not just a number... It's a new chapter in history, a testament that India can achieve a tough aim successfully. It shows that country works hard for the fulfilment of its goals: PM Modi on India achieving 100-crore vaccination mark

10:03 am: On 21st October, India accomplished the target of 1 billion COVID19 vaccinations. This achievement belongs to every individual in the country. I congratulate every citizen for this feat: PM Modi during address to the nation

10:00 am: PM Modi addresses nation: Watch

9:50 am: National Investigation Agency conducts searches at multiple locations in Jammu & Kashmir in terrorism conspiracy case relating to conspiracy for undertaking violent terrorist acts in J&K & other major cities by Laskhar-e-Taiba, Jaish-e-Mohammed, Hizb-ul-Mujahideen (HM)& Al Badr.

9:40 am: Drugs-on-cruise case | Mumbai NCB detained a 24-year-old drug peddler late last night. He is a prime suspect in the matter whose name has surfaced in the drugs-related chat: NCB

9:30 am: COVID19 | India reports 15,786 new cases and 231 deaths in the last 24 hours; Active caseload stands at 1,75,745

9:15 am: Madhya Pradesh | Petrol and diesel prices in Bhopal at Rs 115.62 per litre and 104.98 per litre respectively

9:00 am: One Naveen Kumar, a Nihang has been arrested for assaulting a labourer, fracturing his leg at Singhu border, Sonipat allegedly after the latter refused to give him chicken for free. FIR lodged: Haryana Police

8:35 am: COVID19 | The number of samples tested up to 21st October is 59,70,66,481 including 13,24,263 samples tested yesterday: ICMR

8:28 am: Alec Baldwin fired prop gun killed director of photography at Santa Fe film set in New Mexico: Police

8:22 am: They discussed means to combat emerging crime trends, incl fighting rising telemarketing fraud.They affirmed their shared commitment to strengthen cooperation in combating crime,on efforts to probe &prosecute cyber-enabled financial frauds& telemarketing frauds:US Dept of Justice

8:15 am: Deputy Assistant Attorney General Arun G. Rao of the U.S. Department of Justice Civil Division’s Consumer Protection Branch and FBI, met this week with Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) officials in Delhi to further strengthen law enforcement cooperation: US Dept of Justice

7:50 am: PM Narendra Modi will address the nation at 10 AM today: PMO

7:40 am: Union Minister for Information and Broadcasting Anurag Thakur has announced that Istvan Szabo and Martin Scorsese will be conferred the Satyajit Ray Lifetime Achievement Award at 52nd International Film Festival of India in Goa.

7:32 am: Price of petrol & diesel in #Delhi is at Rs 106.89 per litre (up by Rs 0.35) & Rs 95.62 per litre (up by Rs 0.35) respectively today. Petrol & diesel prices per litre-Rs 112.78 & Rs 103.63 in #Mumbai, Rs 107.45 & Rs 98.73 in #Kolkata; Rs 103.92 & Rs 99.92 in Chennai respectively

7:24 am: US health officials expand COVID-19 booster campaign to include all authorized vaccines, mixing of brands: The Associated Press

7:15 am: Queen Elizabeth II spent night in hospital: AFP News Agency quoting Buckingham Palace

Posted By: Talibuddin Khan