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<i> Didi </i> Demoralised As BJP Much Ahead After 5 Phases Of Polls: Amit Shah

Didi Demoralised As BJP Much Ahead After 5 Phases Of Polls: Amit Shah

Press Trust of India | Sunday April 18, 2021, Purbasthali

Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday asserted that the BJP will bag more than 122 of the 180 seats that went to polls in West Bengal in five phases.

Maharashtra "Preparing For 3rd Covid Wave": Minister Aaditya Thackeray

Maharashtra "Preparing For 3rd Covid Wave": Minister Aaditya Thackeray

Sunday April 18, 2021, New Delhi

NDTV Solutions Summit: Maharashtra minister Aaditya Thackeray says, "Second Covid wave more contagious, may face third wave"

10 Covid Patients Die, Madhya Pradesh Hospital Denies Low Oxygen Pressure

10 Covid Patients Die, Madhya Pradesh Hospital Denies Low Oxygen Pressure

Written by Anurag Dwary | Sunday April 18, 2021, Bhopal

At least 10 Covid patients have reportedly died due to low pressure in Liquid Oxygen tank at government medical college in Madhya Pradesh's Shahdol district. The district administration and the hospital has however dismissed the news as factually inc

COVID-19 Positivity Rate Doubles To 16.69% In 12 Days: Centre

COVID-19 Positivity Rate Doubles To 16.69% In 12 Days: Centre

Press Trust of India | Sunday April 18, 2021, New Delhi

The daily coronavirus positivity rate in India in the last 12 days has doubled to 16.69 per cent, while the weekly positivity rate has increased to 13.54 per cent in the past one month, the Health Ministry said on Sunday.

Over 12 Crore Doses Of COVID-19 Vaccine Administered In 92 Days In India

Over 12 Crore Doses Of COVID-19 Vaccine Administered In 92 Days In India

Press Trust of India | Sunday April 18, 2021, New Delhi

India took only 92 days to reach the mark of 12-crore vaccinations, the fastest country to do so, the Union Health Ministry said on Sunday.

Delhi Flags Imminent Oxygen Shortage, Says Extra Quota Needed

Delhi Flags Imminent Oxygen Shortage, Says Extra Quota Needed

Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Sunday April 18, 2021, New Delhi

Delhi will face a huge oxygen crisis in the coming days if its stocks are not replenished, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's government said today as an unprecedented Covid surge is posing a huge challenge to the healthcare system.

162 Oxygen Generation Plants Sanctioned To Meet Growing Demand: Centre

162 Oxygen Generation Plants Sanctioned To Meet Growing Demand: Centre

Press Trust of India | Sunday April 18, 2021, New Delhi

The Centre has sanctioned installation of 162 pressure swing adsorption (PSA) plants in public health facilities in all states, the Health Ministry said today.

"Two Vaccine Makers Not Enough": Chhattisgarh Chief Minister On Covid

"Two Vaccine Makers Not Enough": Chhattisgarh Chief Minister On Covid

Edited by Arun Nair | Sunday April 18, 2021, New Delhi

India could have better managed the coronavirus crisis by learning from countries hit by secondwave, Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel said today as the country recorded its deadliest day of the pandemic with 1,501 deaths in the last 24 hou

'Want Defence Ministry's Manpower To Handle Covid Crisis': Hemant Soren At NDTV Solutions Summit

'Want Defence Ministry's Manpower To Handle Covid Crisis': Hemant Soren At NDTV Solutions Summit

Edited by Harish Pullanoor | Sunday April 18, 2021, New Delhi

Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren today suggested that he will need the military's help to tackle the surging Covid-19 crisis in his state. He also expressed shock at the apparent lack of fear among people despite the raging pandemic.

3 Lakh Remdesivir Vials To Be Produced Daily Within 2 Weeks: Minister

3 Lakh Remdesivir Vials To Be Produced Daily Within 2 Weeks: Minister

ANI | Sunday April 18, 2021, New Delhi

Amid a shortage of Remdesivir in hospitals and medical shops all over the country, the Central government has taken several steps to ensure the availability of the crucial injections which are part of COVID-19 treatment.

Delhi's Commonwealth Games Village, Schools To Become Covid Facilities

Delhi's Commonwealth Games Village, Schools To Become Covid Facilities

Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Sunday April 18, 2021, New Delhi

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has said the Commonwealth Games Village and some schools are being turned into facilities for Covid patients as the national capital struggles to cope with an exponential rise in cases.

2nd Covid Wave Could Spark Greater Economic Uncertainty: Niti Aayog Vice Chairman

2nd Covid Wave Could Spark Greater Economic Uncertainty: Niti Aayog Vice Chairman

Press Trust of India | Sunday April 18, 2021, New Delhi

The country needs to prepare for "greater uncertainty" in terms of consumer as well as investor sentiments due to the second wave of coronavirus infections Niti Aayog Vice Chairman Rajiv Kumar said today.

59.9% Voting In Madhya Pradesh's Damoh Assembly Bypoll

59.9% Voting In Madhya Pradesh's Damoh Assembly Bypoll

Press Trust of India | Sunday April 18, 2021, Damoh

The by-election to Damoh Assembly seat in Madhya Pradesh witnessed 59.9 per cent voting, about 15 per cent less than the 2018 poll, an official said on Sunday.

"Suspending All My Public Rallies": Rahul Gandhi Amid Bengal Covid Surge

"Suspending All My Public Rallies": Rahul Gandhi Amid Bengal Covid Surge

Edited by Arun Nair | Sunday April 18, 2021, New Delhi

Senior Congress leader Rahul Gandhi today tweeted to say that he is suspending all his public rallies in West Bengal in view of the Covid situation in the state. In a brief post, Mr Gandhi also advised political leaders against holding large

Declare A National Health Emergency: Kapil Sibal To PM Modi

Declare A National Health Emergency: Kapil Sibal To PM Modi

Press Trust of India | Sunday April 18, 2021, New Delhi

Amid a steep rise in coronavirus cases, senior Congress leader Kapil Sibal on Sunday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to declare a national health emergency.