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Kerala Government's Swearing-In Thursday, "Restricted To 500 Invitees"

Kerala Government's Swearing-In Thursday, "Restricted To 500 Invitees"

Written by Sneha Mary Koshy | Monday May 17, 2021, Thiruvananthapuram

The newly-elected CPI(M)-led Left Democratic Front government in Kerala will be sworn-in on Thursday at the Central Stadium in Thiruvananthapuram, with number of invitees restricted to 500, according to Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan.

#MeToo Case Resurfaces Against Minister As Punjab Rebel Crisis Escalates

#MeToo Case Resurfaces Against Minister As Punjab Rebel Crisis Escalates

Reported by Mohammad Ghazali, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Monday May 17, 2021

As Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh faces a full-fledged revolt in his government, his in-house critics have accused him of hounding them with vigilance inquiries and "old cases".

Businessman Navneet Kalra Sent To 3-Day Police Custody In Oxygen Hoarding Case

Businessman Navneet Kalra Sent To 3-Day Police Custody In Oxygen Hoarding Case

Press Trust of India | Monday May 17, 2021, New Delhi

A Delhi Court on Monday sent businessman Navneet Kalra to police custody for three days in connection with allegedly black marketing and hoarding oxygen concentrators amid the coronavirus pandemic.

PM Modi Speaks To Doctors About Their Suggestions On Covid

PM Modi Speaks To Doctors About Their Suggestions On Covid

Press Trust of India | Monday May 17, 2021, New Delhi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday interacted with doctors from across the country about their learnings and suggestions on COVID-19.

Denied Ayushman Benefit, Covid Patient Dies. Bhopal Hospital Gets Notice

Denied Ayushman Benefit, Covid Patient Dies. Bhopal Hospital Gets Notice

Reported by Anurag Dwary, Edited by Harish Pullanoor | Monday May 17, 2021, Bhopal

Bhopal's Chirayu Hospital refused Ayushman Bharat benefits to a Covid patient who later passed away. The facility has now been issued a show cause notice for its action.

50 Doctors Reported Dead In 1 Day From Covid Across India: Medical Body

50 Doctors Reported Dead In 1 Day From Covid Across India: Medical Body

Written by Sukirti Dwivedi | Monday May 17, 2021, New Delhi

Anas Mujahid, 26, a junior Resident Doctor at Delhi's Guru Teg Bahadur Hospital -- a dedicated Covid specialty -- died within hours of testing positive due to Covid.

3 Iconic Delhi Buildings Set To Be Demolished For Central Vista Project

3 Iconic Delhi Buildings Set To Be Demolished For Central Vista Project

Written by Sukirti Dwivedi | Monday May 17, 2021, New Delhi

Delhi's the National Museum, Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts (IGNCA) and the National Archives Annexe are set to be demolished as part of the centre's Rs 20,000 crore Central Vista project.

Tauktae: Why Are Tropical Cyclones Increasing In Arabian Sea

Tauktae: Why Are Tropical Cyclones Increasing In Arabian Sea

Agence France-Presse | Monday May 17, 2021, New Delhi

A powerful cyclonic system, Tauktae, is expected to make landfall in Gujarat late Monday after barrelling up the Arabian Sea in the Indian Ocean.

We Have To Think Big Like BJP To Succeed: Congress Leader Salman Khurshid

We Have To Think Big Like BJP To Succeed: Congress Leader Salman Khurshid

Press Trust of India | Monday May 17, 2021, Bengaluru

Senior Congress leader Salman Khurshid wants his party to think big like the BJP, and refuse to accept "pessimistic view" that the outfit has now become too small, weak and cannot regain its lost ground.

Cyclone Tauktae: PM Calls Gujarat Chief Minister To Take Stock Of Preparations

Cyclone Tauktae: PM Calls Gujarat Chief Minister To Take Stock Of Preparations

Press Trust of India | Monday May 17, 2021, Ahmedabad

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday evening called up Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani and took stock of the preparations to deal with cyclonic storm Tauktae which has intensified into a very severe cyclonic storm and is expected to reach the G

4 Including Mamata Banerjee's Ministers Arrested In Narada Case Get Bail

4 Including Mamata Banerjee's Ministers Arrested In Narada Case Get Bail

Reported by Monideepa Banerjie, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Monday May 17, 2021, Kolkata

Two of Mamata Banerjee's ministers and two other leaders were granted bail today after nearly seven hours of drama and confrontation as the Bengal Chief Minister spent much of the day at the CBI office in Kolkata challenging their arrests.

3 Arrested In Indore For Black-Marketing Remdesivir Vials

3 Arrested In Indore For Black-Marketing Remdesivir Vials

Press Trust of India | Monday May 17, 2021, Indore

Police have arrested three persons here in Madhya Pradesh for allegedly black-marketing Remdesivir injections, which are currently in high demand for the treatment of COVID-19, an official said on Monday.

Probe Against Uttarakhand Private Hospital For Hiding 65 Covid Deaths

Probe Against Uttarakhand Private Hospital For Hiding 65 Covid Deaths

Press Trust of India | Monday May 17, 2021, Dehradun

A private hospital in Haridwar allegedly withheld information about deaths of 65 COVID-19 patients from the health authorities for over a fortnight in violation of the norms, officials said on Monday.

"No Place For Professionals": Congress On Virologist Shahid Jameel's Resignation

"No Place For Professionals": Congress On Virologist Shahid Jameel's Resignation

Press Trust of India | Monday May 17, 2021, New Delhi

The Congress hit out at the Centre over the resignation of noted virologist Shahid Jameel from a national panel on genome sequencing of coronavirus, alleging that there is no place for professionals in this government.

Ganga Saptami 2021: Know The Date, Time, Rituals And Significance

Ganga Saptami 2021: Know The Date, Time, Rituals And Significance

Edited by Debjani Chatterjee | Monday May 17, 2021

Ganga Saptami 2021: As the name of the festival indicates, Ganga Saptami, Ganga Jayanti or Ganga Pujan is dedicated to Goddess Ganga. Here are the rituals and significance of Ganga Saptami