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"Give A Bed Or Kill Him": Plea From Covid-19 Patient's Son In Maharashtra

"Give A Bed Or Kill Him": Plea From Covid-19 Patient's Son In Maharashtra

Reported by Puja Bharadwaj, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Thursday April 15, 2021

A man from Maharashtra, who has been running around trying to get medical help for his ailing father, has made a heart-rending plea. "Give him a hospital bed, or just kill him with an injection," said Sagar Kishore Naharshetivar, who has made a round

Madhya Pradesh Records Highest Single-Day Spike Of 9,720 New Covid Cases

Madhya Pradesh Records Highest Single-Day Spike Of 9,720 New Covid Cases

Press Trust of India | Thursday April 15, 2021, Bhopal

Madhya Pradesh recorded 9,720 fresh coronavirus cases on Wednesday, the biggest single-day spike so far, pushing the infection count to 3,63,352, said health department officials.

Government Committed To Ensure Adequate Availability Of Covid Vaccines: PM Modi

Government Committed To Ensure Adequate Availability Of Covid Vaccines: PM Modi

Press Trust of India | Thursday April 15, 2021, New Delhi

Asserting that the government is committed to ensuring adequate availability of COVID-19 vaccines, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday called for harnessing the combined power of community groups, political parties and NGOs in the battle agains

Not Surprising That China Is Operating In Indian Ocean: Navy Chief

Not Surprising That China Is Operating In Indian Ocean: Navy Chief

Press Trust of India | Thursday April 15, 2021, New Delhi

Navy Chief Admiral Karambir Singh on Wednesday said it is not surprising that China has been making forays into the Indian Ocean region as its energy sources, markets and resources are located to the west.

India In Touch With Pak: S Jaishankar Over Safety Of Indian Sikh Pilgrims

India In Touch With Pak: S Jaishankar Over Safety Of Indian Sikh Pilgrims

Press Trust of India | Thursday April 15, 2021, New Delhi/Lahore

India is in touch with authorities in Pakistan regarding safety of over 800 Indian pilgrims whose visit to the neighbouring country has been affected by violent protests in several cities, including Lahore.

Remdesivir Not Life-Saving Covid Drug: Maharashtra Task Force

Remdesivir Not Life-Saving Covid Drug: Maharashtra Task Force

Press Trust of India | Thursday April 15, 2021, Pune

Expressing concern over the panic created by the shortage of Remdesivir, an antiviral drug, Maharashtra's COVID-19 task force has said that it was not a life-saving medicine in coronavirus treatment, and strongly advised against its "rampant and irra

India, France Can Assume Leadership Role In Run-Up To COP26: French Minister

India, France Can Assume Leadership Role In Run-Up To COP26: French Minister

Press Trust of India | Thursday April 15, 2021, New Delhi

India and France have always been the spearheads in climate action since the Paris Agreement and can assume a leadership role in the run-up to COP26 at Glasgow in November, French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said on Wednesday.

Maharashtra Records 58,952 New COVID-19 Cases, 278 Deaths

Maharashtra Records 58,952 New COVID-19 Cases, 278 Deaths

Press Trust of India | Thursday April 15, 2021, Mumbai

Maharashtra on Wednesday reported 58,952 fresh coronavirus cases, taking the tally to 35,78,160, while 278 new fatalities pushed the death count to 58,804, the state health department said.

"You Brought Covid And Ran Away":  Mamata Banerjee Slams BJP At Rally

"You Brought Covid And Ran Away": Mamata Banerjee Slams BJP At Rally

Written by Monideepa Banerjie | Thursday April 15, 2021, Kolkata

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today blamed the BJP for the resurgence of COVID-19 in parts of the state and said had the government vaccinated everyone in time, there wouldn't have been this second outbreak of the pandemic.

Garbage Van Ferries Covid Patients' Bodies To Chhattisgarh Crematorium

Garbage Van Ferries Covid Patients' Bodies To Chhattisgarh Crematorium

Reported by Anurag Dwary, Edited by Shatabdi Chowdhury | Wednesday April 14, 2021, Rajnandgaon (Chhattisgarh)

A garbage van was used to ferry the bodies of patients who died of COVID-19 in Chhattisgarh's Rajnandgaon. In appalling visuals, four sanitation workers, clad in full PPE kit, were seen lifting and dumping the bodies in the back of the van for taking

Delhi Crematoriums, Graveyards Struggle To Keep Up As Covid Deaths Rise

Delhi Crematoriums, Graveyards Struggle To Keep Up As Covid Deaths Rise

Written by Saurabh Shukla,Sukirti Dwivedi | Wednesday April 14, 2021, New Delhi

At Delhi's biggest crematorium, Nigambodh Ghat, the number of cremations have gone up from 15 per day to over 30 as COVID-19-related deaths in the national capital continue to rise.

"BJP Never Calls For Trinamool-<i>Mukt</i> Bharat": Rahul Gandhi's Dig In Bengal

"BJP Never Calls For Trinamool-Mukt Bharat": Rahul Gandhi's Dig In Bengal

Edited by Chandrashekar Srinivasan | Wednesday April 14, 2021, Kolkata

Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday made his first campaign appearance in Bengal and tried to pitch the election - widely seen as a shoot-out between the ruling Trinamool and the BJP - as a three-way scrap that includes the Congress

Noida Residents Spot Bag In Drain From Delhi, Cops Open To Find Man's Body In It: Report

Noida Residents Spot Bag In Drain From Delhi, Cops Open To Find Man's Body In It: Report

Press Trust of India | Wednesday April 14, 2021, Noida

The body of an unidentified man was found stuffed inside a luggage bag that was found in a drain in Noida on Wednesday, according to the police.

Huge Fire In Delhi's Punjabi Bagh, 22 Fire Trucks At The Spot

Huge Fire In Delhi's Punjabi Bagh, 22 Fire Trucks At The Spot

Edited by Vaibhav Tiwari | Wednesday April 14, 2021, New Delhi

A massive fire broke out in the slums of Delhi's Punjabi Bagh area on Wednesday. 22 fire trucks have been sent in to fight the blaze.

Neighbouring States Unable To Supply Medical Oxygen To Maharashtra: Minister

Neighbouring States Unable To Supply Medical Oxygen To Maharashtra: Minister

Press Trust of India | Wednesday April 14, 2021, Mumbai

Maharashtra has approached neighbouring states for medical oxygen supply amid the COVID-19 surge, but they have expressed their inability due to its high demand there, Health Minister Rajesh Tope said today.