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PM Modi Speaks To Australian PM On Equitable Access To Covid Vaccines, Medicines

PM Modi Speaks To Australian PM On Equitable Access To Covid Vaccines, Medicines

Press Trust of India | Friday May 07, 2021, New Delhi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke to his Australian counterpart Scott Morrison today as the two leaders agreed on the importance of ensuring equitable access to vaccines and medicines, and discussed possible initiatives for it.

Supreme Court Declines To Hear Plea To Stop Part Of Central Vista Work

Supreme Court Declines To Hear Plea To Stop Part Of Central Vista Work

NDTV News Desk | Friday May 07, 2021, New Delhi

The Supreme Court today refused to hear a petition for stopping construction work on the Central Vista plan at Rajpath and India Gate in the heart of Delhi.

"Dear Hemant Soren...": Jagan Reddy's Response To Row Over PM Phone Call

"Dear Hemant Soren...": Jagan Reddy's Response To Row Over PM Phone Call

Edited by Chandrashekar Srinivasan | Friday May 07, 2021, New Delhi

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Jagan Mohan Reddy on Friday joined union ministers and BJP leaders in defending Prime Minister Narendra Modi, after Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren aimed a dig at the Prime Minister over a phone call on Covid

Mother's Day 2021: Moving Poems To Share On Mother's Day

Mother's Day 2021: Moving Poems To Share On Mother's Day

Edited by Debjani Chatterjee | Friday May 07, 2021

Happy Mother's Day: On Mother's Day, poems and verses are a great way of telling our mother how much we love them. It's important to make Mother's Day special for the one who is always ready to listen and love. Here are few Mother's Day poems

CoWIN To Send 4-Digit Code From Tomorrow. Here's Why

CoWIN To Send 4-Digit Code From Tomorrow. Here's Why

Edited by Ashutosh Tripathi | Friday May 07, 2021, New Delhi

To cut back on data entry errors about vaccination status and inconvenience caused to citizens, the CoWIN system will introduce a four-digit security code from tomorrow, the Health Ministry has said.

4-Digit Security Code In CoWIN From Tomorrow To Minimise Error: Centre

4-Digit Security Code In CoWIN From Tomorrow To Minimise Error: Centre

Press Trust of India | Friday May 07, 2021, New Delhi

The CoWIN system is introducing a new feature of four-digit security code from May 8 to minimise data entry errors about vaccination status that would subsequently reduce inconvenience caused to citizens, the health ministry said.

"Values Not In Consonance": Election Commission's Lawyer Quits

"Values Not In Consonance": Election Commission's Lawyer Quits

Reported by A Vaidyanathan, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Friday May 07, 2021, New Delhi

One of the lawyers in the Election Commission's panel of counsels for the Supreme Court has resigned saying his values "are not in consonance" with the poll body at this point.

Stalin Makes Father And DMK Patriarch Karunanidhi's Dream Come True

Stalin Makes Father And DMK Patriarch Karunanidhi's Dream Come True

Press Trust of India | Friday May 07, 2021, Chennai

DMK chief MK Stalin was sworn in as the new Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu on Friday. "Stalin is the future of the party," said late DMK patriarch M Karunanidhi about six years ago at a party meet.

Maharashtra Top Cop Disguises As Common Man To Test Police Staff

Maharashtra Top Cop Disguises As Common Man To Test Police Staff

Press Trust of India | Friday May 07, 2021, Pune

Disguised as a common man, Pimpri Chinchwad police commissioner Krishna Prakash paid surprise visits to three police stations under his jurisdiction to check the promptness and efficiency of the personnel on duty there.

Haryana Home Minister Wants All Oxygen Plants Under Military Control

Haryana Home Minister Wants All Oxygen Plants Under Military Control

Press Trust of India | Friday May 07, 2021, Chandigarh

Haryana's Home and Health Minister Anil Vij on Friday said control and management of all oxygen generation plants should be handed over to military or paramilitary forces for their safety.

"Oxygen Demand Will Rise To 550 Tonnes In A Week": Mamata Banerjee To PM

"Oxygen Demand Will Rise To 550 Tonnes In A Week": Mamata Banerjee To PM

Reported by Monideepa Banerjie, Edited by Chandrashekar Srinivasan | Friday May 07, 2021, Kolkata

Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday - for a second time in two days - to highlight a potential shortfall in oxygen supply to the state, which is among those worst-affected by the second Covid wave

Maharashtra Sets Up Child Covid Care Centres As It Preps For Third Wave

Maharashtra Sets Up Child Covid Care Centres As It Preps For Third Wave

Reported by Sohit Rakesh Mishra | Friday May 07, 2021, Mumbai

Maharashtra is setting up child Covid centres and a pediatric task force to prep for a third wave of infections that is likely to be worse for children, the state Health Minister said today.

Over 90 Lakh COVID-19 Vaccine Doses Still With States, Says Centre

Over 90 Lakh COVID-19 Vaccine Doses Still With States, Says Centre

Press Trust of India | Friday May 07, 2021, New Delhi

More than 90 lakh COVID-19 vaccine doses are still available with the states and Union Territories and they will receive over 10 lakh more vaccine doses within the next three days, the Union Health Ministry said today.

Poll Officer Charged As Wrong Candidates Declared Winners In UP <i>Panchayat</i> Election

Poll Officer Charged As Wrong Candidates Declared Winners In UP Panchayat Election

Press Trust of India | Friday May 07, 2021, Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh

An FIR or police case has been registered against a government official deputed as additional returning officer (ARO) in the Uttar Pradesh panchayat elections for allegedly giving winning certificates to candidates who lost, an official said today.

N Rangasamy, NR Congress Chief, Takes Oath As Puducherry Chief Minister

N Rangasamy, NR Congress Chief, Takes Oath As Puducherry Chief Minister

Reported by J Sam Daniel Stalin, Edited by Ashutosh Tripathi | Friday May 07, 2021, Puducherry

All India NR Congress chief N Rangasamy was sworn in as the new Chief Minister of Puducherry by Lieutenant Governor Tamilisai Soundarajan this afternoon.