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"French Embassy Procured Moderna Vaccine. How?" Maharashtra Minister

"French Embassy Procured Moderna Vaccine. How?" Maharashtra Minister

Press Trust of India | Thursday May 13, 2021, Mumbai

Maharashtra minister Nawab Malik claimed that French embassy in India has procured Moderna anti-coronavirus vaccine and it is being administered to its nationals at Navi Mumbai even as only three other vaccines are permitted in the country.

"I Was A Journalist Too": Chief Justice Of India Considers Live Telecast Of Supreme Court

"I Was A Journalist Too": Chief Justice Of India Considers Live Telecast Of Supreme Court

Press Trust of India | Thursday May 13, 2021, New Delhi

Chief Justice of India NV Ramana today said he was actively considering the proposal to live telecast the proceedings of the Supreme Court. He however said before initiating concrete steps in this regard, he would seek consensus among his colleagues.

UP Government Must Be Held Accountable For Bodies In Ganga: Akhilesh Yadav

UP Government Must Be Held Accountable For Bodies In Ganga: Akhilesh Yadav

Press Trust of India | Thursday May 13, 2021, Mumbai

After a number of bodies were seen floating in the Ganga in the past few days, Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav on Thursday said the government must be held accountable for "failing" its people badly.

States Gear Up To Tackle Covid In Villages With Online Consultations: Report

States Gear Up To Tackle Covid In Villages With Online Consultations: Report

Press Trust of India | Thursday May 13, 2021, New Delhi

As the Covid wave gradually shifts to rural areas, several states are gearing up to check its spread through self-proclaimed lockdowns by Panchayati Raj institutions, creating a database of migrants and providing free online medical consultation to t

"Present Day Rulers Can Go To Any Extent": Sena On Fuel Hike After Polls

"Present Day Rulers Can Go To Any Extent": Sena On Fuel Hike After Polls

Press Trust of India | Thursday May 13, 2021, Mumbai

The Shiv Sena on Thursday criticised the Centre for hike in fuel prices after the recent Assembly polls in some states, saying the "present day rulers" can go to any extent for elections.

2 Indian States Go Big On Drug Ivermectin Despite WHO Advice

2 Indian States Go Big On Drug Ivermectin Despite WHO Advice

Reuters | Thursday May 13, 2021, Bengaluru

At least two Indian states have said they plan to dose their populations with the anti-parasitic drug ivermectin to protect against severe COVID-19 infections as their hospitals are overrun with patients in critical condition.

Ten States Account For Over 72 Per Cent Of New COVID-19 Cases

Ten States Account For Over 72 Per Cent Of New COVID-19 Cases

Press Trust of India | Thursday May 13, 2021, New Delhi

Delhi, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh are among 10 states that account for 72.42 per cent of the 3,62,727 new cases in the country in a span of 24 hours, the Union Health Ministry said on Thursday.

"He Sang For Dying Mother" On Call With Doctor, Social Media Heartbroken

"He Sang For Dying Mother" On Call With Doctor, Social Media Heartbroken

Edited by NDTV Newsdesk | Thursday May 13, 2021, New Delhi

A doctor's Twitter thread describing a dying Covid patient's son singing to her on a video call has gone viral on social media and has moved many to tears.

Attempt To Reopen Assam's NRC, Plea In Supreme Court For "Reverification"

Attempt To Reopen Assam's NRC, Plea In Supreme Court For "Reverification"

Written by Ratnadip Choudhury | Thursday May 13, 2021, Guwahati

"Major irregularities" have been detected in the lists of the National Registry of Citizens in Assam and a comprehensive re-verification should be conducted, the state's NRC coordinator Hitesh Dev Sarma has sought in a petition filed in the Supreme C

Covid-Recovered Should Take Vaccine After 6 Months, Says Advisory: Report

Covid-Recovered Should Take Vaccine After 6 Months, Says Advisory: Report

Press Trust of India | Thursday May 13, 2021, New Delhi

Those who test positive for COVID-19 should not go for vaccination for six months after recovery, a government panel has recommended, according to sources quoted by Press Trust of India.

Happy Eid ul Fitr 2021: Wishes, Messages, Eid Mubarak Greetings. See Here

Happy Eid ul Fitr 2021: Wishes, Messages, Eid Mubarak Greetings. See Here

Edited by Debjani Chatterjee | Thursday May 13, 2021

Eid Mubarak 2021: Eid ul Fitr is being celebrated in some parts of the country today. This year, amid the pandemic, Muslim clerics have urged the faithful to celebrate at home. Here are Eid Mubarak wishes, greetings and special messages to share

Elgar Case: Maharashtra Asked To Submit Jailed Activist's Medical Reports

Elgar Case: Maharashtra Asked To Submit Jailed Activist's Medical Reports

Press Trust of India | Thursday May 13, 2021, Mumbai

The Bombay High Court on Thursday directed the Maharashtra government to produce the latest medical report of lawyer-activist Sudha Bharadwaj, an accused in the Elgar-Parishad Maoists links case, who is is currently lodged at the Byculla prison.

In Assam, Covid Positive Woman Delivers Baby Girl In An Ambulance

In Assam, Covid Positive Woman Delivers Baby Girl In An Ambulance

Written by Ratnadip Choudhury , Edited by Saikat Kumar Bose | Thursday May 13, 2021, Guwahati

Prompt action by paramedical staff helped a 20-year-old Covid positive woman deliver a healthy baby girl inside an ambulance while she was being rushed to the Jorhat Medical College Hospital in Assam's Jorhat district on Wednesday.

States Fighting Each Other For Covid Vaccines "Bad For India": Arvind Kejriwal

States Fighting Each Other For Covid Vaccines "Bad For India": Arvind Kejriwal

Press Trust of India | Thursday May 13, 2021, New Delhi

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today said the fact that the states are left to competing and fighting with one another in the international market for COVID-19 vaccines portrays a "bad" image of India.

Eid ul Fitr 2021: Low-Key Eid Celebrations In Kashmir Amid COVID-19

Eid ul Fitr 2021: Low-Key Eid Celebrations In Kashmir Amid COVID-19

Edited by Debjani Chatterjee | Thursday May 13, 2021, Srinagar

Eid ul Fitr 2021: Today Eid-ul-Fitr is being celebrated in Kashmir. Amid the coronavirus pandemic, Eid celebrations were a low-key affair. There is a pandemic-forced lockdown in place in the wake of the coronavirus cases.