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"Enough Material On Record": Tahir Hussain Denied Bail In Two Delhi Riots Cases

"Enough Material On Record": Tahir Hussain Denied Bail In Two Delhi Riots Cases

ANI | Saturday May 15, 2021, New Delhi

A Delhi Court on Saturday dismissed the bail plea of former Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) councillor Tahir Hussain in connection with two cases related to northeast Delhi violence.

Maharashtra Reports 960 Covid Deaths Today, 17.33% Positivity Rate

Maharashtra Reports 960 Covid Deaths Today, 17.33% Positivity Rate

Saturday May 15, 2021

Maharashtra reports 960 Covid deaths today, highest ever single-day figure

"Reunite Only After...": Mumbai Police's <i>Friends</i>-Inspired Covid Advisory

"Reunite Only After...": Mumbai Police's Friends-Inspired Covid Advisory

Press Trust of India | Saturday May 15, 2021, Mumbai

The Mumbai Police on Saturday gave a witty twist to the upcoming "Friends: The Reunion" special as they shared an advisory, inspired by the popular American sitcom, urging people to stay indoors amid the coronavirus-induced lockdown.

Covid Patients On Home Care Should Not Take Remdesivir: AIIMS Doctors

Covid Patients On Home Care Should Not Take Remdesivir: AIIMS Doctors

Press Trust of India | Saturday May 15, 2021, New Delhi

COVID-19 patients on home care should not take Remdesivir medication and they should get admitted at a hospital if the oxygen level drops below 94, AIIMS doctors advised on Saturday.

Bengal Reports Highest One-Day Covid Deaths At 144, Positivity Rate 9.8%

Bengal Reports Highest One-Day Covid Deaths At 144, Positivity Rate 9.8%

Edited by Divyanshu Dutta Roy | Saturday May 15, 2021, Kolkata

West Bengal reported 144 new deaths linked to COVID-19 on Saturday - its highest figure since the beginning of the pandemic - as the proportion of coronavirus tests coming back positive also reached an all-time high of 9.8 per cent.

Congress Alleges Under-Reporting Of Covid Deaths In States Like Gujarat

Congress Alleges Under-Reporting Of Covid Deaths In States Like Gujarat

Press Trust of India | Saturday May 15, 2021, New Delhi

The Congress on Saturday alleged under-reporting of COVID-19 deaths in some states especially in Gujarat and demanded an explanation from both the central and the state governments.

Black Fungus: What Causes It, How To Prevent it, AIIMS Chief Explains

Black Fungus: What Causes It, How To Prevent it, AIIMS Chief Explains

Edited by Divyanshu Dutta Roy | Saturday May 15, 2021, New Delhi

Diabetics suffering from COVID-19 who are being given steroids have a high chance of being affected by mucormycosis or "black fungus", All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Director Randeep Guleria said on Saturday.

Overall Positivity Rate Of India At 19.8 Per Cent, Says Health Ministry

Overall Positivity Rate Of India At 19.8 Per Cent, Says Health Ministry

ANI | Saturday May 15, 2021, New Delhi

The Union Health Ministry on Saturday informed that the overall positivity rate of India now stands at 19.8 per cent.

"People, Government Became Negligent After First Covid Wave": RSS Chief

"People, Government Became Negligent After First Covid Wave": RSS Chief

Reported by Sanket Upadhyay, Edited by Harish Pullanoor | Saturday May 15, 2021, New Delhi

RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat today said Indians must shed all fear and despondency and prepare for future battles against Covid.

Anupam Kher Donates Oxygen Concentrators, BiPAP Machines To Mumbai Civic Body

Anupam Kher Donates Oxygen Concentrators, BiPAP Machines To Mumbai Civic Body

ANI | Saturday May 15, 2021, Mumbai

Amid the raging second wave of coronavirus, veteran actor Anupam Kher on Saturday donated oxygen concentrators and BiPAP machines to BMC for relief work during the health crisis.

Man Hacks Teenage Daughter, Boyfriend To Death With Axe In UP's Kanpur: Report

Man Hacks Teenage Daughter, Boyfriend To Death With Axe In UP's Kanpur: Report

Press Trust of India | Saturday May 15, 2021, Kanpur

In a shocking incident, a man hacked his teenaged daughter and her minor boyfriend to death in a village in Uttar Pradesh's Kanpur district, police said today.

Misuse Of Steroids A Major Cause Of Black Fungus, Says AIIMS Chief

Misuse Of Steroids A Major Cause Of Black Fungus, Says AIIMS Chief

ANI | Saturday May 15, 2021, New Delhi

All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Director Randeep Guleria on Saturday said misuse of steroids is a major cause behind mucormycosis, commonly known as black fungus.

Amarinder Singh's Comeback On Yogi Adityanath's Punjab District Remarks

Amarinder Singh's Comeback On Yogi Adityanath's Punjab District Remarks

Edited by Debanish Achom | Saturday May 15, 2021, Chandigarh

Captain Amarinder Singh and his Uttar Pradesh counterpart Yogi Adityanath had a terse exchange over the creation of a new district in Punjab.

Curfew Extended In Himachal Pradesh Till May 26 Amid Spike In Covid Cases

Curfew Extended In Himachal Pradesh Till May 26 Amid Spike In Covid Cases

Edited by Shatabdi Chowdhury | Saturday May 15, 2021

The Himachal Pradesh government has extended the curfew to break the chain of the coronavirus in the state till May 26. A three-hour daily relaxation in the curfew would be provided for opening essential commodity shops, informed the state government

Tiger Found Dead In Bandhavgarh Reserve, 3rd In Madhya Pradesh This Week

Tiger Found Dead In Bandhavgarh Reserve, 3rd In Madhya Pradesh This Week

Press Trust of India | Saturday May 15, 2021, Bhopal

A tiger was found dead in the buffer zone of the Bandhavgarh reserve in Madhya Pradesh, which took the number of tiger fatalities reported in the state to three within a week, an official said today.