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Qatar Sends Consignment Of Medical Supplies To India

Qatar Sends Consignment Of Medical Supplies To India

ANI | Friday May 14, 2021, New Delhi

Qatar on Thursday sent a consignment of medical supplies including 200 oxygen concentrators, 40 ventilators and 4,300 Remdesivir vials to India as the latter reels from a devastating COVID-19 crisis.

India Coronavirus Latest News Live Updates: India's Cumulative Vaccination Coverage Nears 18 Crore Mark

India Coronavirus Latest News Live Updates: India's Cumulative Vaccination Coverage Nears 18 Crore Mark

Edited by Nonika Marwaha | Friday May 14, 2021, New Delhi

The cumulative number of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in the country reached nearly the 18 crore mark as per the 8 pm provisional report, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Thursday.

Poll Body Sets Up Panel To Identify Shortcomings In Recent Assembly Polls

Poll Body Sets Up Panel To Identify Shortcomings In Recent Assembly Polls

ANI | Friday May 14, 2021, New Delhi

The Election Commission has formed a core-committee to identify shortcomings from recently held Assembly polls in states.

Kids Above 2 Years Should Wear Masks Outside Home, Says Odisha Government

Kids Above 2 Years Should Wear Masks Outside Home, Says Odisha Government

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

Keeping in view the rise in the number of COVID-19 cases among children, the Odisha government on Thursday asked parents to ensure that kids above two years wear face masks before stepping out of their houses.

PM Modi Condoles Death Of Times Group Chairperson Indu Jain

PM Modi Condoles Death Of Times Group Chairperson Indu Jain

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

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday expressed anguish at the death of Times Group Chairperson Indu Jain, and said she will be remembered for her community service initiatives, passion towards India's progress and deep-rooted interest in culture.

Reports Of Delay In Licensing For Covaxin ''Factually Incorrect'': Centre

Reports Of Delay In Licensing For Covaxin ''Factually Incorrect'': Centre

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

The government on Thursday dismissed as "completely baseless and factually incorrect" reports in a section of media followed by some tweets alleging delay in licensing for Covaxin and delayed approval for technology transfer for manufacturing the vac

Armies Of India, Pakistan Exchange Sweets At Line Of Control On Occasion Of Eid

Armies Of India, Pakistan Exchange Sweets At Line Of Control On Occasion Of Eid

ANI | Friday May 14, 2021, Jammu

A day before the festival, the Indian Army and Pakistan Army celebrated Eid-Ul-Fitr on the Line of Control (LoC) at Poonch-Rawalakot Crossing Point and Mendhar-Hotspring Crossing Point in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday.

Covid Patient Raped By Nurse In Bhopal Hospital, Died In 24 Hours: Police

Covid Patient Raped By Nurse In Bhopal Hospital, Died In 24 Hours: Police

Reported by Anurag Dwary, Edited by Divyanshu Dutta Roy | Friday May 14, 2021, Bhopal

A coronavirus patient was raped by a male nurse at a government hospital in Bhopal and died within 24 hours, the police said on Thursday, in a shocking incident made public only after a month following the arrest of the suspect.

Patients Waiting For Admission In Bengal Hospitals To Get Free Oxygen In Bus

Patients Waiting For Admission In Bengal Hospitals To Get Free Oxygen In Bus

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

A non-profit organisation has started a free service to provide oxygen support inside a specially designed bus to needy patients waiting for admission in government hospitals of Kolkata, as the demand for the life-saving gas escalated with the spike

Plea In Supreme Court Seeks Special Team To Probe Case Of Bodies In Ganga

Plea In Supreme Court Seeks Special Team To Probe Case Of Bodies In Ganga

ANI | Friday May 14, 2021, New Delhi

A PIL filed in the Supreme Court on Thursday sought direction for setting up a Special Investigating Agency to supervise the probe into around 100 corpses found floating in the river Ganga in Bihar's Buxar and UP's Unnao and Ghazipur districts.

GoAir Rebrands As Go First After 15 Years Of Flying

GoAir Rebrands As Go First After 15 Years Of Flying

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

After being in the skies for 15 years, Wadia Group-owned GoAir has rebranded itself as ''Go First'' as the airline focuses on ultra-low-cost business model amid the aviation industry grappling with pandemic headwinds.

Introspection, Feedback Needed For Assessing Congress' Poll Performance: Ashok Chavan

Introspection, Feedback Needed For Assessing Congress' Poll Performance: Ashok Chavan

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

Maharashtra Congress leader Ashok Chavan on Thursday said "introspection and feedback" were necessary for the evaluation of the party's performance in the recent Assembly elections.

"She Must Have Been In So Much Pain": Father After Infant Dies Of Covid

"She Must Have Been In So Much Pain": Father After Infant Dies Of Covid

Written by Shonakshi Chakravarty | Thursday May 13, 2021, New Delhi

Five-month-old Pari tested positive for Covid and spent six days on ventilator at Delhi's GTB hospital.

Punjab Hospital At Fault: Centre On Reports Of 130 Broken Ventilators

Punjab Hospital At Fault: Centre On Reports Of 130 Broken Ventilators

Edited by Divyanshu Dutta Roy | Thursday May 13, 2021, New Delhi

Reports suggesting ventilators supplied by the union government financed from the PM CARES Fund to a state-run hospital in Punjab's Faridkot are lying unused because of technical glitches which have not been resolved are "unfounded", the centre said

S Jaishankar Interacts With US Global Task Force On Pandemic Relief

S Jaishankar Interacts With US Global Task Force On Pandemic Relief

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

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar interacted with a global task force of top American companies which was set up last month to support India in tackling a severe second wave of coronavirus pandemic that has ravaged large parts of the country.