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Telangana to give only second dose of Covid vaccine from May 8
Hyderabad | Saturday, 2021 3:45:05 AM IST
In view of shortage of the Covid-19 vaccines, health authorities in Telangana on Friday decided to vaccinate only those awaiting their second dose. ... read..


Now, Covid Paediatric Task Force to come up in Maharashtra
Mumbai | Saturday, 2021 3:45:05 AM IST
With the growing incidence of coronavirus infections among children, Maharashtra will soon set up a Covid Paediatric Task Force to tackle the onslaught of the probable "third wave" expected to hit soon, Health Minister Rajesh Tope said here on Thursday. ... read..


Indian Navy sets up Covid Care Centre in Odisha's Khurda
New Delhi | Saturday, 2021 3:15:05 AM IST
The Indian Navy has established a Covid Care Centre in Odisha's Khurda district for treatment of people from the deadly virus. ... read..


73 more die of Covid in Andhra Pradesh
Amaravati | Saturday, 2021 3:15:05 AM IST
Covid-19 claimed 73 more lives in Andhra Pradesh while the state reported 17,188 new cases. ... read..


Deal stringently with farm activists for lockdown violation: Punjab CM
Chandigarh | Saturday, 2021 3:15:05 AM IST
Acting tough owing to Covid-19 surge, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Friday issued directions to deal stringently with violations in view of the Kisan Sangharsh Morcha's anti-lockdown agitation on Saturday. ... read..


Telecom industry cautions against rumours of 5G causing Covid
New Delhi | Saturday, 2021 2:45:06 AM IST
The telecom and the related infrastructure industry have come together to refute rumours that 5G connectivity is causing the second wave of Covid-19. Industry bodies have cautioned the public against falling prey to such misinformation. ... read..


Earth mover, bicycle cart used to shift Covid patients' bodies in Bihar
Patna | Saturday, 2021 2:45:06 AM IST
Amid the coronavirus pandemic, human sensitivity is also declining with a case emerging from Bihar's Araria where family members refused to perform last rites of a woman who succumbed to the disease, and social activists finally removed her body with an e ... read..


5,443 new cases, 50 deaths push J&K deeper into Covid crisis
Srinagar | Saturday, 2021 2:45:06 AM IST
Jammu and Kashmir continued to slip deeper into the Covid crisis on Friday as 5,443 new cases and 50 deaths were reported during last 24 hours. ... read..


MP Covid warrior recovers after treatment at Hyderabad hospital
Hyderabad | Saturday, 2021 2:45:06 AM IST
Satyendra Mishra, a frontline doctor of Bundelkhand Medical College and Hospital in Madhya Pradesh, has been discharged from Yashoda Hospital at Secunderabad after treatment for Covid-19. ... read..


Karnataka to be under 14-day lockdown from May 10: Yediyurappa
Bengaluru | Saturday, 2021 2:15:05 AM IST
Amid the pandemic's second wave sweeping the state, Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa on Friday announced that the state will go under complete lockdown starting May 10 till May 24. ... read..


Minister lauds BARC, DAE role in fight against pandemic
New Delhi | Saturday, 2021 2:15:05 AM IST
Union Minister of State for Atomic Energy and Space, Jitendra Singh on Friday said that the Bhabha Atomic Research Centre and the Department of Atomic Energy are supplementing the country's fight against the pandemic by providing COVID related equipment a ... read..


Telangana extends night curfew, restricts gatherings
Hyderabad | Saturday, 2021 2:15:05 AM IST
The Telangana government on Friday extended night curfew in the state till May 15 and imposed restrictions on gatherings to check the spread of Covid-19. ... read..


Covid spurs Maha to fill up 16K Health Department vacancies
Mumbai | Saturday, 2021 2:15:05 AM IST
As the country prepares for a potential "third wave" of Covid-19, the Maharashtra government on Friday announced it will fill up around 16,000 vacancies in the Public Health Department. ... read..


Third wave may not happen if strong steps taken: Scientific Advisor
New Delhi | Saturday, 2021 1:45:06 AM IST
Two days after warning that the third wave of Covid is inevitable, Principal Scientific Adviser to the Government, K. VijayRaghavan on Friday stepped back, saying that it may not happen if strong steps and measures are taken. ... read..


'Herd immunity' post-Oct, but vaccination needs a boost: SBI Report
Mumbai | Saturday, 2021 1:45:06 AM IST
India would be able to achieve "herd immunity" only after October, and the country needs to drastically scale up its vaccination drive, a SBI Ecowrap report said on Friday. ... read..


Air Force, Navy step up efforts to ferry oxygen, medical supplies
New Delhi | Saturday, 2021 1:45:06 AM IST
The C-17 aircraft of Indian Air Force have conducted 400 sorties from within the country, including 351 to airlift 252 oxygen tankers of a total capacity of 4,904 Metric Tonnes (MT), till Friday. ... read..


Ayush Ministry launches distribution of AYUSH 64, Kabasura Kudineer
New Delhi | Saturday, 2021 1:15:06 AM IST
The Ministry of Ayush on Friday launched a massive nationwide campaign to distribute its poly herbal ayurvedic drugs AYUSH 64 and Kabasura Kudineer to the majority of out of hospital Covid patients. ... read..


On eve of lockdown, Kerala records 38,460 new Covid cases
Thiruvananthapuram | Saturday, 2021 1:15:05 AM IST
On the eve of the complete lockdown which will come into effect from Saturday morning and go on till May 16, Kerala recorded 38,460 new Covid cases from 1,44,345 samples tested in the past 24 hours. ... read..


Covid may affect blood vessels, heart health of young adults
New York | Saturday, 2021 1:15:05 AM IST
Coronavirus infection can likely have a long-term impact on blood vessels and heart health in young and healthy people, even with mild symptoms, according to a study. ... read..


Railways delivered 2,960 MT LMO to different states
New Delhi | Saturday, 2021 1:15:05 AM IST
Ramping up the delivery of medical oxygen across the country, the Indian Railways said on Friday that it has delivered more than 2,960 MT Liquid Medical Oxygen (LMO) in 185 tankers through its Oxygen Express trains to different states. ... read..


Delhi received 577 MT oxygen on May 6, AAP Govt says not enough
New Delhi | Saturday, 2021 1:15:05 AM IST
Delhi received 577 metric tonnes of oxygen on May 6 against its demand for 700 metric tonnes per day, said AAP MLA Raghav Chadha on Friday. ... read..


Rural western Uttar Pradesh grapples with Covid-19
Lucknow | Saturday, 2021 1:15:05 AM IST
After the spread of Covid-19 in urban pockets, the infection is gathering pace across rural areas in western Uttar Pradesh with villages in Muzaffarnagar district being the worst-hit. However, the number of villages impacted is yet to be officially includ ... read..


'Stay at home': Goa CM announces curfew from May 9-23 (Lead)
Panaji | Friday, 2021 11:45:05 PM IST
A state-level curfew will be imposed in Goa from May 9 to May 23, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said on Friday, urging people to stay indoors as much as possible in order to break the Covid chain and stem the rising tide of Covid-19 infections. ... read..


Andhra Police traces missing oxygen tanker, saves 400 patients
Amaravati | Friday, 2021 11:45:05 PM IST
The Andhra Pradesh Police tracked a missing oxygen tanker and ensured its delivery on time, thus saving the lives of nearly 400 patients on Friday. ... read..


Goa to impose curfew from May 9-23: CM
Panaji | Friday, 2021 11:15:06 PM IST
Goa will impose a "strict, state-level" curfew, from May 9 to May 23, to counter rising Covid-19 cases, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said on Friday. ... read..


Hand oxygen plants over to military: Haryana minister
Chandigarh | Friday, 2021 11:15:05 PM IST
Haryana Home Minister Anil Vij on Friday said the work of administration and arrangement of oxygen plants should be handed over to the military and the paramilitary for their safe and smooth functioning. ... read..


Harsh Vardhan reviews Covid preparedness at RML Hospital
New Delhi | Friday, 2021 11:15:05 PM IST
Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Friday visited the Dr Ram Manohar Lohia (RML) Hospital to take stock of its preparedness for clinical management of severe Covid patients. ... read..


Delhi's Rajinder Nagar gets another vaccination centre
New Delhi | Friday, 2021 10:45:06 PM IST
Days after the Delhi government set up a vaccination centre with a capacity of inoculating around 3,000 people daily in the national capital's Rajinder Nagar area, it claimed to have started another such facility at Sarvodaya Kanya Vidyalaya. ... read..


'Gurugram hospitals with over 50 beds capacity to set up oxygen plants'
Gurugram | Friday, 2021 10:15:06 PM IST
Gurugram Deputy Commissioner Yash Garg has asked all the hospitals with more than 50 beds capacity to manage their own liquid oxygen requirements. ... read..


Remdesivir allocation made till May 16 across the country: Gowda
New Delhi | Friday, 2021 10:15:05 PM IST
Union Minister for Chemicals and Fertilisers D. V. Sadananda Gowda on Friday said that the allocation of Remdesivir vials across the country has been made up to May 16, so that no patient faces any difficulty amid the pandemic. ... read..


BMC doctors protest 'on-duty' seeking arrears of stipend
Mumbai | Friday, 2021 9:45:05 PM IST
Accusing the BrihanMumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) of 'betrayal', hundreds of resident doctors have launched a protest 'on-duty' demanding payment of arrears of their increased stipend announced last year, here on Friday. ... read..


Over 90L vax doses still available with states, UTs: Govt
New Delhi | Friday, 2021 9:45:05 PM IST
The Centre has provided more than 17.35 crore vaccine doses to the states and the union territories free of cost, and more than 90 lakh doses are still available with them, the Health Ministry said, adding over 10 lakh doses will be received by the states ... read..


Pandemic is ferocious, need 21-day lockdown: Goa tourism body
Panaji | Friday, 2021 9:15:06 PM IST
Travel and tourism stakeholders in Goa have urged Chief Minister Pramod Sawant to impose an immediate lockdown for 21 days in the state due to the "ferocity" of the Covid-19 pandemic, in order to avert further loss of life. ... read..


'No barriers should stand in way of equitable vaccine access'
Washington | Friday, 2021 9:15:06 PM IST
There should be no barriers in the way of equitable access to Coronavirus' vaccines, including intellectual property, said Gates Foundation CEO Mark Suzman. ... read..


US rolls out walk-in Covid vax in pharmacies, mobile clinics
Washington | Friday, 2021 8:45:06 PM IST
While many poor countries are yet to receive access to Covid-19 vaccines, but for people living in the US getting inoculated can be as easy as walking into a pharmacy, the media reported. ... read..


Over crowded shared autos a matter of concern for Chennai officials
Chennai | Friday, 2021 7:45:06 PM IST
Sharing autos in Chennai are a hit among the commuters as public transport buses are allowing passengers only at 50 per cent capacity. Besides, no standing passengers are allowed inside buses and so most of these vehicles do not stop at the desiganted sto ... read..


Chidambaram slams Modi, Harsh Vardhan over Covid situation
New Delhi | Friday, 2021 7:15:06 PM IST
Congress leader P. Chidambaram on Friday criticised Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Health Minister Harsh Vardhan for "not owing responsibility", saying the Covid-19 pandemic in the country has turned to worse from bad. ... read..


Covid precaution causing dermatitis to 2/3rd population
Bengaluru | Friday, 2021 7:15:06 PM IST
More than two-thirds of people may now have hand dermatitis due to stringent hand washing and using alcohol-based rubs during the Covid-19 pandemic, indicating the emergence of a skin-disease epidemic, according to a study led by Indian researchers. ... read..


RIL to fly in Israeli experts for detection of Covid cases
New Delhi | Friday, 2021 6:45:06 PM IST
Reliance Industries (RIL) has sought permission to fly a team of experts from Israel to India to train and install a rapid Covid-19 identification solution, a source who spoke on assurance of anonymity said. ... read..


'Sandwiched' on bike, Covid patient rushed to hospital, probe ordered
Thiruvananthapuram | Friday, 2021 6:45:06 PM IST
Authorities in Kerala on Friday ordered a probe after a video clip showing a Covid patient sandwiched between two persons in PPE kits being taken to hospital from a domiciliary Covid care centre on a two-wheeler was aired on TV channels. ... read..


Number of vaccinations in Chennai falls due to supply shortage
Chennai | Friday, 2021 6:45:06 PM IST
The vaccination drive in Chennai is facing a block with the numbers of patients inoculated per day dipping from 25,000 a day to 9,000 for the past four days. ... read..


1 in 3 women with Covid pneumonia at lung damage risk: Lancet
London | Friday, 2021 6:45:05 PM IST
Most patients hospitalised for Covid-19 infection return to full health, but one in three may develop lung damage even after a year, according to a study published in The Lancet Respiratory Medicine. ... read..


K'taka HC order on 1,200 MT oxygen reasonable, SC tells Centre
New Delhi | Friday, 2021 6:15:05 PM IST
The Supreme Court on Friday said the Karnataka High Court order for the supply of 1,200 MT oxygen is reasonable and the High Court cannot remain silent when people are dying in the state. The top court declined to entertain Centre's plea challenging the H ... read..


Novavax Covid vaccine effective against South African variant
Johannesburg | Friday, 2021 5:45:06 PM IST
A Covid-19 vaccine developed by the US-based biotechnology company Novavax has been found effective against Coronavirus' B1351 variant, first identified in South Africa, results of a trial have shown. ... read..


Centre has to supply 700 MT oxygen to Delhi daily, says SC
New Delhi | Friday, 2021 5:45:06 PM IST
The Supreme Court on Friday said the Centre has to supply 700 MT of oxygen to Delhi every day till further orders. ... read..


Indian hospitals now need their own permanent oxygen plants
New Delhi | Friday, 2021 5:45:06 PM IST
As Covid-19 pandemic moves from the urban centres to the hinterlands ravaging the over-burdened healthcare system, the medical fraternity on Saturday urged the government to install oxygen plants in all hospital premises as oxygen cylinders and concentra ... read..


Rahul writes to Modi, criticises govt's Covid, vax strategy
New Delhi | Friday, 2021 5:45:06 PM IST
Former Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Friday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi saying his government's lack of a clear and coherent Covid and vaccination strategy, as well as its hubris in declaring premature victory as the virus was exponentially ... read..


Telangana continues to see declining Covid trend
Hyderabad | Friday, 2021 5:15:05 PM IST
The declining trend in new Covid-19 cases in Telangana continued as the state reported 5,892 infections during the 24-hour period. ... read..


2 held for selling oxygen concentrators at inflated prices
New Delhi | Friday, 2021 4:45:06 PM IST
Cracking its whip against the black marketeers, the Delhi Police on Friday said it has arrested two persons. ... read..


Goa MLAs to start war-rooms to track Covid in constituencies: CM
Panaji | Friday, 2021 4:45:05 PM IST
Legislators in Goa have been directed to start "war rooms" in their respective constituencies to keep track of Covid-19 cases and look after patients, who are in isolation or need to be shifted to hospitals, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said on Friday. ... read..


Central Vista project a 'criminal wastage', says Rahul
New Delhi | Friday, 2021 4:45:05 PM IST
Calling the Central Vista project a "criminal wastage", former Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Friday urged the Narendra Modi government to focus more on people's lives. ... read..


Russia registers 4th Covid vax
Moscow | Friday, 2021 4:15:05 PM IST
The single-dose Sputnik Light Covid-19 vaccine has received authorisation for use in Russia, making it the the country's fourth jab against the disease, the Health Ministry announced. ... read..


India records 4.14L new Covid cases, 3,915 deaths
New Delhi | Friday, 2021 3:45:05 PM IST
India has recorded 4,14,188 fresh Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours -- the highest so far, along with 3,915 fatalities, taking the total number of cases in the country to 2,14,91,598, the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said on Friday. ... read..


Global Covid-19 caseload tops 155.6 mn
Washington | Friday, 2021 2:45:05 PM IST
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. ... read..


Over 10 mn Turks have received two doses of vaccine
Istanbul | Friday, 2021 9:45:06 AM IST
Over 10 million Turkish citizens have received both doses of the Covid-19 vaccine as part of the ongoing nationwide vaccination program, the Health Ministry's data showed on Thursday. ... read..


Organ transplant recipients remain vulnerable to COVID-19 even after second vaccine dose: Study
Washington | May 7, 2021 9:14:11 AM IST
Researchers at Johns Hopkins have found that two doses of a vaccine against SARS-CoV-2 -- the virus that causes COVID-19 -- confers some protection for people who have received solid organ transplants, it's still not enough to enable them to dispense with ... read..


Sugary beverage linked to increased risk of colorectal cancer in women under 50: Study
Washington | May 7, 2021 8:44:25 AM IST
If you are obsessed with sugar-sweetened drinks then you need to think twice before having them regularly. ... read..


Russia registers its fourth Covid-19 vaccine
Moscow | Friday, 2021 8:15:05 AM IST
The single-dose Covid-19 vaccine Sputnik Light has received authorisation for use in Russia, the Russian Health Ministry with the jab's developer and sponsor announced on Thursday. ... read..


First batch of CanSino vaccines in bulk arrives in Pak
Islamabad | Friday, 2021 7:45:05 AM IST
The first batch of China's CanSino Covid-19 vaccines that the Pakistani government purchased in bulk has arrived in Pakistan, the CanSino Biologics Inc. said on Thursday. ... read..


49,058 new Covid cases in Karnataka with 328 deaths
Bengaluru | Friday, 2021 6:45:05 AM IST
Riding on the pandemic's second wave, a record 49,058 new Covid cases, including 23,706 in Bengaluru were registered in a day across Karnataka while 328 patients succumbed to the virus, said the state health bulletin on Thursday. ... read..


Bihar reports 15,126 new Covid cases, active tally 1,15,151
Patna | Friday, 2021 6:15:06 AM IST
Bihar reported 15,126 new Covid-19 cases out of the 1,05,024 tests conducted in the last 24 hours, the state health department said on Thursday. ... read..


PM, Andhra CM discuss Covid situation in state
Amaravati | Friday, 2021 5:15:05 AM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy on Thursday discussed the Covid situation in the state, and the steps being taken by the state government to control the spread. ... read..


Can't become ground for blame game between Centre, Delhi: SC on O2 crisis
New Delhi | Friday, 2021 4:45:05 AM IST
The Supreme Court on Thursday made it crystal clear that it will not allow the court to become a ground for recriminations between the Centre and the Delhi government in connection with supply of oxygen to the capital, as it emphasised that a blame game s ... read..


Nationwide lockdown only way to break virus chain: Raj CM
Jaipur | Friday, 2021 4:45:05 AM IST
Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Thursday endorsed the idea of a complete lockdown as proposed by Congress leader Rahul Gandhi to break the chain of coronavirus, saying that it is the only option left when the country is facing shortage of oxygen, ... read..


Karnataka waives import duty on Covid relief goods
Bengaluru | Friday, 2021 4:45:05 AM IST
Battling the pandemic's second wave, Karnatak on Thursday waived import duty on goods used for Covid containment and management in the state. ... read..


Himachal CM launches Covid helpline
Shimla | Friday, 2021 4:15:05 AM IST
Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur on Thursday launched a dedicated Covid-19 helpline for facilitating the people of the state. ... read..


Delhi hospital reports rise in 'Mucormycosis' cases triggered by Covid
New Delhi | Friday, 2021 4:15:05 AM IST
The doctors at one of the leading private hospitals in Delhi, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital (SGRH), said on Thursday that they have found a rise in 'Mucormycosis' cases triggered by Covid-19 at the hospital. ... read..


Decision by CM on Goa lockdown soon: Deputy CM
Panaji | Friday, 2021 4:15:05 AM IST
A decision on imposing a lockdown in the state may be taken by Chief Minister Pramod Sawant late on Thursday, Deputy Chief Minister Chandrakant Kavlekar said. ... read..


Centre moves SC challenging K'taka HC order to enhance O2 supply
New Delhi | Friday, 2021 4:15:05 AM IST
The Centre on Thursday moved the Supreme Court against the Karnataka High Court order to enhance daily liquid medical oxygen (LMO) allocation for the state for treatment of Covid-19 patients from the existing 965 MT to 1,200 MT. ... read..


Telangana Police launches free lunch service for Covid patients
Hyderabad | Friday, 2021 4:15:05 AM IST
Telangana Police, with the help of some NGOs and Swiggy and Big Basket, on Thursday launched a free food service for Covid patients in home isolation. ... read..


22 engineers died of Covid, over 500 infected: Bihar Association
Patna | Friday, 2021 4:15:05 AM IST
The second wave of coronavirus is not only taking lives of frontline warriors but several other key government officials as well, with the Bihar Engineering Service Association (BESA) claiming 22 engineers of different departments died while over 500 othe ... read..


Karnataka mulling complete lockdown post May 12
Bengaluru | Friday, 2021 3:45:06 AM IST
Karnataka Health Minister K. Sudhakar said on Thursday that the state is likely to adopt more stringent measures to check the spread of the Covid pandemic, and in all probability, it may opt for a complete lockdown after the current phase of partial lockd ... read..


Second Covid wave to peak by June: CLSA
New Delhi | Friday, 2021 3:45:05 AM IST
Drawing parallels to the second wave of Covid in 12 countries, foreign brokerage CLSA has predicted a peak in daily case additions for the ongoing wave to broadly happen in May for Maharashtra and June for overall India. ... read..


Maharashtra sees Covid deaths cross 73K, cases near 5 mn mark
Mumbai | Friday, 2021 3:15:05 AM IST
Maharashtra's Covid-19 fatalities dropped on Thursday but remained above the 800 level while the toll crossed the 73,000 mark and the state case tally hovered below the 5 million mark, although the Mumbai situation remained tolerable, health officials sai ... read..


Italian envoy switches on oxygen plant at ITBP hospital in Greater Noida
Greater Noida | Friday, 2021 3:15:05 AM IST
Italian Ambassador to India, Vincenzo de Luca, on Thursday switched on an oxygen plant at the ITBP Referral Hospital here, which is likely to provide some relief to the people of Greater Noida in the wake of the growing demand for oxygen caused by the rag ... read..


Put pressure on Centre to assist on Covid, Punjab CM asks MPs
Chandigarh | Friday, 2021 2:45:06 AM IST
Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Thursday urged Congress MPs from the state to put pressure the Centre to augment supplies of oxygen, tankers, vaccines and vital medicines to help the state government effectively fight the deadly second wave of th ... read..


FedEx to deploy Boeing 777F to deliver medical supplies to India
Memphis | Friday, 2021 2:45:06 AM IST
As India and its healthcare systems battle a steep surge in Covid cases across the country, transportation major FedEx Express, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp., is working with organisations around the world to deliver critical medical supplies and equipment ... read..


Telangana CM returns to official residence after Covid recovery
Hyderabad | Friday, 2021 2:45:05 AM IST
Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao returned to his official residence on Thursday, two days after he recovered fully from Covid-19. ... read..


'In shambles': Delhi's medical infrastructure exposed in pandemic, says HC
New Delhi | Friday, 2021 2:45:05 AM IST
The Delhi High Court on Thursday said the existing medical infrastructure in the national capital was in shambles, and exposed when put to the test during the pandemic, as it directed the state government to provide facility for medical treatment required ... read..


Gurugram sets up call centre to address Covid complaints
Gurugram | Friday, 2021 2:45:05 AM IST
The Municipal Corporation of Gurugram (MCG) on Thursday set up a call centre at its Sector-34 office for public representatives and citizens in view of the increasing Covid cases in the district. ... read..


Covid crisis refuses to relent in J&K with 4,926 new cases, 52 deaths
Brinagar | Friday, 2021 2:15:05 AM IST
Breaking its own record of a day before, J&K on Thursday registered the highest number of 4,926 new Covid cases and 52 deaths. ... read..


3 Navy warships on way to Mumbai from Persian Gulf with oxygen
New Delhi | Friday, 2021 1:45:06 AM IST
Three Indian Navy warships -- INS Kochi, INS Tabar and INS Trikand -- are currently enroute Mumbai as part of the Operation Samudra Setu-II ferrying Liquid Medical Oxygen (LMO) and associated medical equipment from the Persian Gulf to strengten India's fi ... read..


You will have to give 700 MT oxygen to Delhi, SC tells Centre
New Delhi | Friday, 2021 1:45:06 AM IST
The Supreme Court on Thursday told the Centre that the national capital must get at least 700 tonnes of oxygen every day, which has been requested by the Delhi government to meet the demands of the Covid patients. ... read..


After Swamy, Shiv Sena also wants Gadkari as NDMA chief
Mumbai | Friday, 2021 1:45:06 AM IST
A senior Shiv Sena leader on Thursday demanded that the Centre should take immediate steps to appoint Union Minister Nitin Gadkari as the head of the National Disaster Management Authority as the Covid-19 situation could worsen in the coming weeks. ... read..


Indian Army sets up Covid Management Cell for real time response
New Delhi | Friday, 2021 1:15:05 AM IST
The Indian Army has set up a Covid Management Cell to bring in greater efficiency in coordinating real time responses to address exponential rise in Covid cases across the country, a statement said on Thursday. ... read..


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