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Delhi Records Minimum Temperature Of 23.2 Degrees Celsius

Delhi Records Minimum Temperature Of 23.2 Degrees Celsius

Press Trust of India | Sunday May 09, 2021, New Delhi

The national capital on Sunday morning recorded a minimum temperature of 23.2 degrees Celsius, two notches below the season's average, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said.

4.03 Lakh Fresh Covid Cases In India, 4,092 Deaths In 24 Hours: 10 Points

4.03 Lakh Fresh Covid Cases In India, 4,092 Deaths In 24 Hours: 10 Points

Edited by Swati Bhasin | Sunday May 09, 2021, New Delhi

India recorded 4,03,738 fresh Covid cases and 4,092 deaths in the last 24 hours, taking the overall case count to 2.22 crore. The country saw over 4 lakh daily infections for fifth time in a week and over 4,000 deaths for second straight day.

Happy Mother's Day 2021: Wishes, Messages, Quotes, Images, SMS For You

Happy Mother's Day 2021: Wishes, Messages, Quotes, Images, SMS For You

Edited by Debjani Chatterjee | Sunday May 09, 2021

Happy Mother's Day 2021: Today is Mother's Day - a day to tell our mothers how much we love them. Here are heartwarming messages, wishes and greetings got Mother's Day. Mother's Day marked on April 9,is a celebration of motherhood.

South Africa Reports 4 Cases Of India Covid Variant

South Africa Reports 4 Cases Of India Covid Variant

Agence France-Presse | Sunday May 09, 2021, Johannesburg

South Africa's health ministry on Saturday said four cases of a coronavirus variant fuelling a devastating surge of Covid-19 in India had been recorded in the country.

India Coronavirus Latest News LIVE Updates: 4,03,738 Fresh Covid Cases In India, 4,092 Deaths In The Last 24 Hours

India Coronavirus Latest News LIVE Updates: 4,03,738 Fresh Covid Cases In India, 4,092 Deaths In The Last 24 Hours

Sunday May 09, 2021, New Delhi

India recorded 4,03,738 fresh Covid cases and 4,092 deaths in the last 24 hours, taking the overall caseload to 2.22 crore. This is the fifth time in a week that the country has reported over 4 lakh daily infections.

"Disgusted": Bengal Governor Says Not Being Updated On Post-Poll Violence

"Disgusted": Bengal Governor Says Not Being Updated On Post-Poll Violence

Press Trust of India | Sunday May 09, 2021, Kolkata

West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar Saturday expressed displeasure at not being updated on the law and order situation in the state with regard to post poll violence by the chief secretary and director general of police (DGP).

WHO's Top Scientist On Factors Behind India's Covid Explosion

WHO's Top Scientist On Factors Behind India's Covid Explosion

Agence France-Presse | Sunday May 09, 2021, Geneva

A COVID-19 variant spreading in India is more contagious and may be dodging vaccine protections, contributing to the country's explosive outbreak, the World Health Organization's chief scientist said Saturday.

Nurse Takes Bribe To Arrange ICU Bed For Covid Patient In Jaipur, Arrested: Cops

Nurse Takes Bribe To Arrange ICU Bed For Covid Patient In Jaipur, Arrested: Cops

Press Trust of India | Sunday May 09, 2021, Jaipur

Rajasthan's Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) on Saturday arrested a male nurse of a private hospital in Jaipur for taking a bribe for arranging an ICU bed for a COVID-19 patient at a government facility, an official statement said.

Stand Firmly With India In This Challenging Time: European Commission Chief

Stand Firmly With India In This Challenging Time: European Commission Chief

ANI | Sunday May 09, 2021, Porto (Portugal)

After the India-EU Leaders' Meeting on Saturday, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen expressed solidarity with India and said that European Union (EU) stands with the country in the challenging times of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Union Minister, BJP Leader Observers For Electing Assam Legislative Party Leader

Union Minister, BJP Leader Observers For Electing Assam Legislative Party Leader

Press Trust of India | Sunday May 09, 2021, New Delhi

The BJP on Saturday named Union minister Narendra Singh Tomar and its general secretary Arun Singh as central observers for the election of the leader of its legislative party in Assam.

Maharashtra To Set Up Committee To Study Supreme Court Order On Maratha Quota

Maharashtra To Set Up Committee To Study Supreme Court Order On Maratha Quota

Press Trust of India | Sunday May 09, 2021, Mumbai

The Maharashtra government will set up a committee under a retired judge to study the Supreme Court order striking down reservations for the Maratha community, state minister Ashok Chavan said on Saturday.

More Covid Cases Of "Concerning" Indian Variant Found In UK

More Covid Cases Of "Concerning" Indian Variant Found In UK

Press Trust of India | Sunday May 09, 2021, London

Seven cases of the Indian variant of coronavirus have been found in the UK's Bedfordshire county, hours after health officials here elevated the subtype from under investigation to a Variant of Concern (VOC) amidst a rise in the number of cases in th

Massive Covid Vaccination Drive In UP From May 10 For 18-Plus

Massive Covid Vaccination Drive In UP From May 10 For 18-Plus

Press Trust of India | Saturday May 08, 2021, Lucknow

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Saturday said a massive coronavirus vaccination drive will be initiated for 18-44 years age group in the state from May 10.

"Feeling Helpless": Bengaluru Doctors Amid Covid Surge, Lack Of Resources

"Feeling Helpless": Bengaluru Doctors Amid Covid Surge, Lack Of Resources

Reported by Maya Sharma, Edited by Ridhima Shukla | Saturday May 08, 2021, Bengaluru

For Dr Shilpa, a junior resident doctor at a government hospital in Bengaluru, the most daunting task amid the deadly second COVID-19 wave is deciding between several critical patients when there is just one ICU bed left in the hospital on most days.

No Jamun Trees Uprooted In Central Vista Avenue Revamp: Union Minister

No Jamun Trees Uprooted In Central Vista Avenue Revamp: Union Minister

Press Trust of India | Saturday May 08, 2021, New Delhi

Union minister Hardeep Singh Puri on Saturday said that no jamun trees have been uprooted as part of the ongoing Central Vista Avenue redevelopment project stretching from Rashtrapati Bhavan to India Gate.