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Delhi Government "Failed" In Oxygen Shortage, Distribution: BJP

Delhi Government "Failed" In Oxygen Shortage, Distribution: BJP

Press Trust of India | Friday May 14, 2021, New Delhi

BJP on Friday alleged that "criminal liability" for death of many patients in two Delhi hospitals due to lack of oxygen falls on Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, saying his government "failed" in proper distribution, storage of the life-saving gas.

Shallow Graves, Bodies In River: COVID-19 Hits Villages

Shallow Graves, Bodies In River: COVID-19 Hits Villages

Agence France-Presse | Friday May 14, 2021, Unnao, Uttar Pradesh

Coronavirus is raging in India's hinterland, where in some places bodies are being buried in shallow graves or given up to rivers and the sick have little hope other than herbal remedies and amateur doctors.

International Day of Families 2021: Theme And Significance Amid COVID-19

International Day of Families 2021: Theme And Significance Amid COVID-19

Edited by Debjani Chatterjee | Friday May 14, 2021

International Day of Families 2021: Families and new technology is the theme for International Day of Families this year. Since the coronavirus pandemic broke out, we have seen the tremendous expansion of digital platforms in every sphere of life

Delhi Government To Educate Children Orphaned By Covid: Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi Government To Educate Children Orphaned By Covid: Arvind Kejriwal

Press Trust of India | Friday May 14, 2021, New Delhi

"I know many children who have lost both their parents. I want to tell them that I am still there. Do not consider yourself an orphan. The government will take care of their studies and upbringing," Delhi Chief Minister has said.

Patrolling By Disaster Force In UP To Check Dumping Of Bodies In Rivers

Patrolling By Disaster Force In UP To Check Dumping Of Bodies In Rivers

Press Trust of India | Friday May 14, 2021, Lucknow

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Friday ordered patrolling by the SDRF and PAC In a bid to stop people from disposing of bodies in river.

Australia Resumes Repatriation Flights From India For Stranded Citizens

Australia Resumes Repatriation Flights From India For Stranded Citizens

Press Trust of India | Friday May 14, 2021, Melbourne

The repatriation flights facilitated by the Australian government for its stranded citizens in India resumed from today, Australia's Foreign Minister Marise Payne said.

DJ Detained For 'Hurting' Gujarat Chief Minister's Reputation Through Spoof Video

DJ Detained For 'Hurting' Gujarat Chief Minister's Reputation Through Spoof Video

Press Trust of India | Friday May 14, 2021, Ahmedabad

Police have detained a 30-year-old disc jockey (DJ) in Vadodara city of Gujarat on the charge of harming state Chief Minister Vijay Rupani's reputation by making and uploading a video by using a part of the latter's past speech, officials said.

COVID-19 Rapidly Spreading In Rural Areas: PM Narendra Modi

COVID-19 Rapidly Spreading In Rural Areas: PM Narendra Modi

Press Trust of India | Friday May 14, 2021, New Delhi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi warned against the spread of Coronavirus in rural areas and urged people take precautions.

More Bodies Found Near Ganga In UP Cremated After Dogs Maul Them: Report

More Bodies Found Near Ganga In UP Cremated After Dogs Maul Them: Report

Press Trust of India | Friday May 14, 2021, Ballia, Uttar Pradesh

Two more bodies found lying on the banks of the Ganga were cremated by the Ballia district administration, after a video of a few stray dogs dragging and mauling the corpses went viral on social media.

Assam Sets Up Inquiry Into Elephant Deaths, To Build Memorial Too

Assam Sets Up Inquiry Into Elephant Deaths, To Build Memorial Too

Written by Ratnadip Choudhury , Edited by Saikat Kumar Bose | Friday May 14, 2021, Guwahati

The Assam forest department has initiated an inquiry after 18 wild elephants were found dead on Thursday at Kundali proposed reserve forest in Nagaon district.

Madhya Pradesh Man Allegedly Kills Wife Over Dowry, Birth Of 4 Girls

Madhya Pradesh Man Allegedly Kills Wife Over Dowry, Birth Of 4 Girls

Press Trust of India | Friday May 14, 2021, Shivpuri

A 28-year-old woman was killed allegedly by her husband and in-laws for giving birth to four girls, last of which was born just three months ago, and also over dowry in Madhya Pradesh's Shivpuri district, police said on Friday.

"Not Scared": Youth Congress Chief, Questioned By Cops Over Covid Relief

"Not Scared": Youth Congress Chief, Questioned By Cops Over Covid Relief

Reported by Shonakshi Chakravarty, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Friday May 14, 2021, New Delhi

Indian Youth Congress chief Srinivas BV, whose Twitter account has been among the most active in responding to Covid-related SOS, was questioned by the Delhi Police today on allegations linked to distribution of Covid medicines.

2 Indian Men Freed From Detention Van After 8-Hour Protest In Scotland

2 Indian Men Freed From Detention Van After 8-Hour Protest In Scotland

Press Trust of India | Friday May 14, 2021, London

Two Indian men being held in a detention van on "suspected immigration offences" walked free with the help of a human rights lawyer after an eight-hour protest by their neighbours in the Scottish city of Glasgow.

Unofficial Village Group Orders Divorced Woman To Lick Spit For Marrying Again: Report

Unofficial Village Group Orders Divorced Woman To Lick Spit For Marrying Again: Report

Press Trust of India | Friday May 14, 2021, Mumbai

A 35-year-old woman, who divorced and married for a second time, was ordered by a 'caste panchayat' of her community to lick spit as punishment in Maharashtra's Akola district, an official said today.

"Eid Mubarak To All": Bharat Biotech Says Covaxin Sent To Several States

"Eid Mubarak To All": Bharat Biotech Says Covaxin Sent To Several States

Edited by Arun Nair | Friday May 14, 2021, New Delhi

Covaxin maker Bharat Biotech, under fire over supply-related issues, today said it has dispatched the Covid vaccine to several states like Kerala, Uttarakhand, Gujarat, Assam, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Odisha.