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Families Mourn Covid Patients' Deaths Due To Oxygen Leak In Maharashtra

Families Mourn Covid Patients' Deaths Due To Oxygen Leak In Maharashtra

Press Trust of India | Thursday April 22, 2021, Nashik, Maharashtra

Family members could not contain their tears as well as anger as they mourned the death of their family members following the disruption of oxygen supply at the Zakir Husain municipal hospital here.

Earth Day's Google Doodle: Plant The Seed To A Brighter Future

Earth Day's Google Doodle: Plant The Seed To A Brighter Future

Edited by Debjani Chatterjee | Thursday April 22, 2021

Earth Day 2021: Google Doodle, on Earth Day today, wished all a Happy Earth Day 2021! Today's Doodle is an animation highlighting ''how everyone can plant the seed to a brighter future - one sapling at a time.''

Coronavirus India LIVE Updates: India Sees Biggest Daily Spike Of 2,95,041 Cases

Coronavirus India LIVE Updates: India Sees Biggest Daily Spike Of 2,95,041 Cases

Edited by Priyanka Rudrappa | Thursday April 22, 2021, New Delhi

Coronavirus has infected 2,95,041 people in India and left 2,023 dead in the last 24 hours, in a grim new record for the country.

West Bengal Election 2021 LIVE Updates: 6th Phase Voting Begins, BJP's Mukul Roy Among Early Voters

West Bengal Election 2021 LIVE Updates: 6th Phase Voting Begins, BJP's Mukul Roy Among Early Voters

Edited by Swati Sharma | Thursday April 22, 2021, Kolkata

Polling began at 7 am on Thursday for 43 seats in the sixth phase of the assembly election in West Bengal amid a surge in COVID-19 cases with the state reporting record infections.

BJP's Mukul Roy Among Big Names As Bengal Votes In Sixth Phase

BJP's Mukul Roy Among Big Names As Bengal Votes In Sixth Phase

Reported by Monideepa Banerjie, Edited by Chandrashekar Srinivasan | Thursday April 22, 2021, Kolkata

Bengal votes today in the Assembly election sixth phase amid a grim surge in Covid cases. Polling will take place for 43 seats across four districts, with the BJP's Mukul Roy - the first member of Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's Trinamool to quit.

Phase 6 Polls In West Bengal Today Amid Rising Covid Cases: 10 Points

Phase 6 Polls In West Bengal Today Amid Rising Covid Cases: 10 Points

Written by Monideepa Banerjie | Thursday April 22, 2021, Kolkata

The sixth phase of assembly elections in Bengal are being held in the shadow of spiralling Covid cases. In a first, Bengal has crossed the 10,000-mark, logging 10,748 fresh cases. 43 assembly seats across four districts are up for polls in this phase

Britain's Heathrow Airport Refuses To Allow Extra Flights From India

Britain's Heathrow Airport Refuses To Allow Extra Flights From India

Reuters | Thursday April 22, 2021

Britain's Heathrow Airport has refused to allow extra flights from India before the country is added on Friday to Britain's "red-list" of locations from which most travel is banned due to a high number of COVID-19 cases, the airport said on Wednesday

Amarinder Singh Writes To Centre, Seeks Daily Allocation Of 120 MT Of Oxygen For Punjab

Amarinder Singh Writes To Centre, Seeks Daily Allocation Of 120 MT Of Oxygen For Punjab

Press Trust of India | Thursday April 22, 2021, Chandigarh

Chief Minister Amarinder Singh wrote to Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Wednesday, seeking a daily allocation of at least 120 metric tonnes (MT) of oxygen for Punjab to ensure an uninterrupted supply for the state battling a surge in COVID-19

COVID-19: Seven Day Compulsory Home Quarantine For People Travelling To Assam

COVID-19: Seven Day Compulsory Home Quarantine For People Travelling To Assam

ANI | Thursday April 22, 2021, Guwahati

People travelling to Assam from outside states will have to undergo a compulsorily home quarantine for seven days amid the increasing number of COVID-19 cases in the state.

Zojila Pass Connecting Kashmir Valley And Ladakh Opens

Zojila Pass Connecting Kashmir Valley And Ladakh Opens

Press Trust of India | Thursday April 22, 2021, New Delhi

The Border Road Organization (BRO) on Wednesday opened the Zojila pass that provides vital road link between the Kashmir valley and Ladakh, officials said.

Case Against Indore Doctor, 2 Others For Black Marketing Of Remdesivir

Case Against Indore Doctor, 2 Others For Black Marketing Of Remdesivir

Press Trust of India | Thursday April 22, 2021, Indore

A case against three persons including a doctor has been registered under the stringent National Security Act (NSA) for alleged black marketing of Remdesivir injections in Madhya Pradesh's Indore district on Wednesday.

Centre Ramps Up Production Capacity Of Remdesivir Injections Up To 74 Lakh Vials

Centre Ramps Up Production Capacity Of Remdesivir Injections Up To 74 Lakh Vials

Press Trust of India | Thursday April 22, 2021, New Delhi

Amid reports of shortage of antiviral drug Remdesivir, the centre on Wednesday announced that the production capacity of Remdesivir injections is being ramped up from the current level of 38 lakh vials per month to 74 lakh vials per month.

Health Ministry Releases Tender To Import Medical Oxygen: Report

Health Ministry Releases Tender To Import Medical Oxygen: Report

ANI | Thursday April 22, 2021, New Delhi

As India is facing an acute shortage of oxygen supply at hospitals, the government on Wednesday released a short-term global tender to import 50,000 metric ton of Liquid Medical Oxygen (LMO).

4.3 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Andaman And Nicobar

4.3 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Andaman And Nicobar

NDTV Newsdesk | Thursday April 22, 2021, Portblair

An earthquake of magnitude 4.3 was reported near Portblair in Andaman and Nicobar island on Thursday morning, according to India's National Center for Seismology.

Mamata Banerjee Calls Resurgence Of COVID-19 In India "Modi-Made Disaster"

Mamata Banerjee Calls Resurgence Of COVID-19 In India "Modi-Made Disaster"

Press Trust of India | Thursday April 22, 2021, Chanchal, West Bengal

Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday sharpened her attack on the Prime Minister over the resurgence of COVID-19, terming it a "Modi-made disaster" and demanded that he quit if unable to provide adequate medical supplies to combat the disease.