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Bangladesh Provides Over 10,000 Remdesivir Vials To India

Bangladesh Provides Over 10,000 Remdesivir Vials To India

Press Trust of India | Thursday May 06, 2021, Dhaka

Bangladesh on Thursday handed over 10,000 vials of antiviral injection Remdesivir to India as part of its medical assistance amid deteriorating Covid-19 situation in the neighbouring country.

Pope Hails "Tireless" Work Of Indian Medics, Urges Them To Stay Strong

Pope Hails "Tireless" Work Of Indian Medics, Urges Them To Stay Strong

Agence France-Presse | Thursday May 06, 2021, Vatican City

Pope Francis hailed Thursday the "tireless" work of medics in India and urged them to stay strong, in a message of support for the coronavirus-plagued country.

Mother's Day 2021: History, Significance And 10 Interesting Facts To Know

Mother's Day 2021: History, Significance And 10 Interesting Facts To Know

Edited by Debjani Chatterjee | Thursday May 06, 2021

Mother's Day 2021: Know the history, significance and 10 lesser known facts about Mother's Day. In India, traditionally mothers have a special place. Shakti or power is revered as a goddess.

Armed Forces Left No Stone Unturned In Fight Against COVID-19: PM Modi

Armed Forces Left No Stone Unturned In Fight Against COVID-19: PM Modi

Press Trust of India | Thursday May 06, 2021, New Delhi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said that India's armed forces have left no stone unturned in strengthening the country's fight against the pandemic.

Negative Covid Report Must for Arriving In Bengal By Train, Says Railways

Negative Covid Report Must for Arriving In Bengal By Train, Says Railways

Press Trust of India | Thursday May 06, 2021, New Delhi

Those arriving in West Bengal by train must carry negative RT-PCR report, the Railways said on Thursday citing an order from the chief secretary of the state.

Centre Can't Shirk Responsibility Of Universal Covid Vaccination: Former RBI Governor

Centre Can't Shirk Responsibility Of Universal Covid Vaccination: Former RBI Governor

Press Trust of India | Thursday May 06, 2021, Hyderabad

The centre needs to take the responsibility of vaccinating all the people in the country as part of the measures to control the COVID-19 pandemic and it cannot shirk its responsibility, former Governor of RBI C Rangarajan said on Thursday.

Mumbai To Go Big With Drive-In Vaccination, Civic Body Gives 24 Hours

Mumbai To Go Big With Drive-In Vaccination, Civic Body Gives 24 Hours

Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Thursday May 06, 2021, New Delhi

Mumbai will have drive-in vaccination centres, maybe as soon as within 24 hours. That is the deadline given by the city's civic body to its officials, who were told to have it ready in each administrative zone.

West Bengal Compensates Families Of Those Killed In Post-Poll Violence

West Bengal Compensates Families Of Those Killed In Post-Poll Violence

Press Trust of India | Thursday May 06, 2021, Kolkata

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday said 16 people have lost their lives in post-poll violence in the state, and announced a compensation of Rs 2 lakh each for their families.

700 Tonnes "<i>Dena Hi Padega</i>": Supreme Court To Centre On Oxygen For Delhi

700 Tonnes "Dena Hi Padega": Supreme Court To Centre On Oxygen For Delhi

Reported by A Vaidyanathan, Edited by Debanish Achom | Thursday May 06, 2021, New Delhi

The national capital must get at least 700 tonnes of oxygen everyday, as requested by the Delhi government to meet the needs of the city's COVID-19 patients, the Supreme Court told the centre today.

"Have To Shut Everything Till May 15": Madhya Pradesh Declares Lockdown

"Have To Shut Everything Till May 15": Madhya Pradesh Declares Lockdown

Reported by Anurag Dwary, Edited by Vaibhav Tiwari | Thursday May 06, 2021, Bhopal

Madhya Pradesh declares lockdown, Chief Minister says "have to completely shut everything till May 15": News agency ANI

Delhi Weather Today: Rain, Cloudy Skies, Sudden Change In Delhi Weather

Delhi Weather Today: Rain, Cloudy Skies, Sudden Change In Delhi Weather

Edited by Debjani Chatterjee | Thursday May 06, 2021

Delhi weather news today: The city witnessed thundershowers and dusty winds today. Delhi saw a sudden change in weather conditions on Thursday afternoon.

Rain, Dust Storm Hit Delhi, Provide Relief From Intense Heat

Rain, Dust Storm Hit Delhi, Provide Relief From Intense Heat

Edited by Saikat Kumar Bose | Thursday May 06, 2021, New Delhi

Several parts of Delhi received showers on Thursday afternoon, bringing some relief to the capital residents from the scorching heat over the past few days.

EU, India Set To Restart Trade Talks After Nearly 8 Years: Official

EU, India Set To Restart Trade Talks After Nearly 8 Years: Official

Agence France-Presse | Thursday May 06, 2021, Brussels

The European Union and India will agree to restart long-stalled trade talks at a leaders summit on Saturday, an EU official said, as tensions with China spur closer cooperation.

World Red Cross Day 2021: History, Theme And Significance

World Red Cross Day 2021: History, Theme And Significance

Edited by Debjani Chatterjee | Thursday May 06, 2021

World Red Cross Day 2021: The theme of this year's World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day is 'Unstoppable'. On this day people pay tribute to the humanitarian agency for their great contribution in helping people in need.

'Government Not 24 Hours Old, But...': Mamata Banerjee On Central Team

'Government Not 24 Hours Old, But...': Mamata Banerjee On Central Team

Reported by Saurabh Gupta, Edited by Debanish Achom | Thursday May 06, 2021, Kolkata

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today took a swipe at the centre over sending a team to look into violence in the state after the results of the assembly election were announced last week.