The Northern Railways on Thursday cancelled a slew of Rajdhani, Shatabdi and Duronto Express', stating low patronisation and rising coronavirus cases as the reason behind the decision. The to-and-fro services of eight Shatabdi Express, two Rajdhani Express, two Duronto Express and one Vande Bharat Express are among around 28 trains that have been cancelled "till further advice" by the Northern Railways. Meanwhile, India reported 4,12,262 new cases and 3,980 deaths in the 24 hours ending 9 am Thursday. India had become the first country in the world to register over 4 lakh infections in a single day on April 30, when it reported 4.08 lakh infections. The new infections have pushed India's caseload to over 2.06 crore while active cases stand at 35.66 lakh.
Atul Kumar Thakur, DCP (South district), said the accused ran operations from the restaurant in Lodhi Colony. The oxygen concentrators were being sold at Rs 70,000 each.
Rashmi Shukla's counsel Mahesh Jethmalani said the IPS officer is willing to cooperate with the investigation into the case and the police team can record her statement in Hyderabad.
Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's statement comes hours after a convoy of Union minister and BJP leader V Muraleedharan was attacked in west Midnapore district. The minister has accused “TMC goons” for orchestrating the attack.
According to the latest forecast issued by the India Meteorological Department, the trend of warmer than normal temperature during night will continue.
The Covid ward at the Alamgir Gurdwara will cater to level 1 and level 2 Covid patients with each bed being equipped with oxygen concentrators.
The association claims that despite submitting representations to the administration and state government there has been no solution to their issues while other cadre employees of the health department get their demands met by sitting on strike.
Speaking on the Covid situation in the state, the former chief minister said that the “faulty policies” of the Yogi Adityanath government have become a burden for the people.
Mahendran, who unsuccessfully contested the April 6 Assembly polls from Singanallur constituency in Coimbatore, told reporters he submitted a letter to Haasan, informing his resignation from the party post as well as its primary membership.
Pratyusha Sharma, joint secretary of the SCSC, said the three centres are fully equipped to ensure a secure environment for children in the age group of 7 to 14 till their parents recover from Covid-19.
On May 3, as many as 23 Covid patients died in Chamarajanagar district allegedly due to oxygen shortage.
Twitter’s permanent ban on Bollywood actor Kangana Ranaut as a sign that the social media platform might finally be cracking down on hate speech in India. But more transparency was also needed around these issues, according to them.
Shared on Facebook by user Tanmoy Dey, the images show a 75-year-old woman hugging a doctor after she was ready to leave the hospital, having recovered from COVID-19.
The authority also said that the class 12 exams of Himachal Pradesh Board of School Education and the "annual examination of colleges would also remain suspended till further orders."
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