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Oxygen Tanker Goes Missing In Haryana Amid Shortfall At Hospitals: Cops

Oxygen Tanker Goes Missing In Haryana Amid Shortfall At Hospitals: Cops

Press Trust of India | Friday April 23, 2021, Chandigarh

A tanker carrying liquid oxygen, which was travelling from Panipat to Sirsa in Haryana, has gone missing after which police have registered a case and launched investigations.

90-Year-Old From Maharashtra's Beed Defeats COVID-19 Twice

90-Year-Old From Maharashtra's Beed Defeats COVID-19 Twice

Press Trust of India | Friday April 23, 2021, Aurangabad

At a time when the COVID-19 figures in Maharashtra is witnessing an upward trend, a 90-year old man from Beed district has beaten the deadly infection twice and is living to tell the tale.

Covid Patient's Body Allegedly Not Given To Family, Falls Off Ambulance

Covid Patient's Body Allegedly Not Given To Family, Falls Off Ambulance

Reported by Anurag Dwary, Edited by Shylaja Varma | Friday April 23, 2021, Bhopal

Families of people who lost their battle to coronavirus at a hospital in Madhya Pradesh are alleging that bodies of their loved ones are not being handed over to them. A morbid video from a government hospital in Vidisha district.

When PM Chided Arvind Kejriwal At Covid Meet Over "Protocol Break"

When PM Chided Arvind Kejriwal At Covid Meet Over "Protocol Break"

Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Friday April 23, 2021, New Delhi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, interacting today with the Chief Ministers of 10 states suffering the worst of the nationwide Covid spiral, interrupted Arvind Kejriwal to object to the discussion being televised by his office.

Top Lawyer Harish Salve Exits Supreme Court Case: "Don't Want Sideshow"

Top Lawyer Harish Salve Exits Supreme Court Case: "Don't Want Sideshow"

Reported by A Vaidyanathan, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Friday April 23, 2021, New Delhi

Senior lawyer Harish Salve today dropped out of the case that the Supreme Court took up yesterday involving the distribution of oxygen, vaccines and medicines across the country amid rising Covid cases.

April 23 Is Marked As English Language Day. Check Out Why

April 23 Is Marked As English Language Day. Check Out Why

Edited by Debjani Chatterjee | Friday April 23, 2021

English Language Day: Every year the United Nations marks April 23 as English Language Day. This is also the birthday and date of death of William Shakespeare

"Not National News": Minister On ICU Deaths Discussion At PM's Covid Meet

"Not National News": Minister On ICU Deaths Discussion At PM's Covid Meet

Reported by Saurabh Gupta, Edited by Ashutosh Tripathi | Friday April 23, 2021, Mumbai

Hours after the death of 14 coronavirus patients in a fire at a hospital in Maharashtra, state health minister Rajesh Tope was asked by reporters if this matter would be raised at PM's meeting with chief ministers today. "Not national news," he said.

Smooth Oxygen Supply Only Goal: Supreme Court Laments Malintent Slur

Smooth Oxygen Supply Only Goal: Supreme Court Laments Malintent Slur

Reported by A Vaidyanathan, Edited by Harish Pullanoor | Friday April 23, 2021, New Delhi

The Supreme Court today lamented the imputation of malintent in its move to redirect to itself all COVID-19-related cases being heard in the various High Courts.

Reliance To Roll Out Vaccination Drive For Employees From May 1

Reliance To Roll Out Vaccination Drive For Employees From May 1

Edited by NDTV Newsdesk | Friday April 23, 2021

Reliance Industries Limited will launch an inoculation drive for all its employees and their family members from May 1 as India widens vaccine coverage to all those who aged 18 and above.

Indonesia To Restrict Entry Of Foreigners Coming From India Over Covid

Indonesia To Restrict Entry Of Foreigners Coming From India Over Covid

Reuters | Friday April 23, 2021, Jakarta

Indonesia will stop issuing visas for foreigners who have been in India in the past 14 days to prevent the spread of different coronavirus strains, its chief economic minister Airlangga Hartarto said on Friday.

Watch: Avalanche Blocks Road At Kinnaur In Himachal Pradesh

Watch: Avalanche Blocks Road At Kinnaur In Himachal Pradesh

Edited by Debjani Chatterjee | Friday April 23, 2021

Snowfall and hailstorm blocked roads in several parts of Himachal Pradesh including Shimla. According to the weather forecast, thunderstorms are likely to continue at many places in Himachal Pradesh on Friday.

Arvind Kejriwal's Office "Regrets" Televised Appeal To PM Amid Row

Arvind Kejriwal's Office "Regrets" Televised Appeal To PM Amid Row

Reported by Akhilesh Sharma,Himanshu Shekhar Mishra, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Friday April 23, 2021, New Delhi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi met with the Chief Ministers of the 10 states worst hit by the deadly second wave of Covid on a day India touched a new record of 3.32 lakh Covid cases and 2,263 deaths in 24 hours.

Amid Strict Covid Curbs In Maharashtra, E-Passes For "Absolute Emergency"

Amid Strict Covid Curbs In Maharashtra, E-Passes For "Absolute Emergency"

Press Trust of India | Friday April 23, 2021, Mumbai

With stricter restrictions to check the COVID-19 spread coming into force in Maharashtra, the state police on Friday reintroduced e-passes for inter-state and inter-district travel in "extreme emergency" situations, a top police official said.

Mass Cremations For Covid Victims As Delhi Faces Deluge Of Virus Deaths

Mass Cremations For Covid Victims As Delhi Faces Deluge Of Virus Deaths

Reuters | Friday April 23, 2021, New Delhi

Delhi resident Nitish Kumar was forced to keep his dead mother's body at home for nearly two days while he searched for space in the city's crematoriums - a sign of the deluge of death in the capital where coronavirus cases are surging.

"We Stand Ready To Provide Support": Macron To India Amid Covid Surge

"We Stand Ready To Provide Support": Macron To India Amid Covid Surge

ANI | Friday April 23, 2021, New Delhi

France stands ready to provide support to India's fight against coronavirus, said French President Emmanuel Macron, as the country reported over three lakh cases in 24 hours for the second consecutive day today.