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Rajasthan: Rights panel seeks report after two Covid patients die of ‘low oxygen supply’ in hospital

April 21, 2021 8:42:40 pm

While denying that the deaths of the two patients resulted from oxygen shortage, the NMCH hospital administration conceded that the oxygen pressure had decreased after a delay in filling the cylinders.

Despite PM’s assurance, migrant workers in TN queue up at railway station to head home

April 21, 2021 8:26:06 pm

Tamil Nadu is home to more than 10 lakh migrant workers, with the majority hailing from northern and north-eastern states. In March last year, after the nationwide lockdown took effect, most of these workers were left stranded at the Central station without trains.


Maharashtra govt should start vaccination in residential societies: Nana Patole

April 21, 2021 8:10:27 pm

Patole emphasised the Congress' commitment to ensure that every eligible person is reached and covered through the vaccination drive.

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At 2,988 Covid cases, Gurgaon records highest one-day spike

April 21, 2021 7:53:20 pm

As of 6 pm, April 21, there were nine vacant ICU beds and five vacant ventilator beds in the district.

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Delhi: As home isolation numbers swell, medical teams face new challenge

April 21, 2021 7:53:44 pm

Officials managing home isolation in south, east, central and north districts said they are trying to augment their manpower as the number of patients is significantly higher than the previous Covid surge in November.

Air quality to improve, nights over Pune to get cooler

April 21, 2021 7:12:40 pm

City’s minimum temperatures forecast for Thursday is expected to see a marginal fall and range between 19 – 20 degrees. The day temperatures too shall drop and remain between 36 and 37 degrees on Thursday.

Four DCPs among hundreds of Delhi Police personnel positive for Covid

April 21, 2021 7:16:34 pm

Senior officers are planning to get everyone vaccinated soon to ensure safety of their staff, many of whom work more than 12 hours a day at Covid hospitals and testing and isolation centres.

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Karnataka Covid wrap: State establishes war room for oxygen, Remdevisir supply

April 21, 2021 6:14:52 pm

As per an order issued by the State Drug Controller, 26 officers and government staff have been appointed to operate the war room.

Delhi: Amid week-long lockdown, 10 police officers appointed in Rohini district to give food to migrants

April 21, 2021 6:00:48 pm

DCP (Rohini district) Pranav Tayal told The Indian Express that they are already providing food to migrant workers and have now just set up a proper framework.

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Amid surge in cases, Covid care centres set up for Delhi Police personnel and their kin

April 21, 2021 4:46:45 pm

Delhi Police Spokesperson, Chinmoy Biswal said they have decided to open care centres in view of the freshly rising incidents of covid infection among Delhi Police personnel, who are frontline warriors in the battle against coronavirus.


IISc team studies differences between mechanized brain and human brain to equip them with similar traits

April 21, 2021 4:17:10 pm

The senior author of the study added that such networks were still nowhere close to performing as well as the human brain in perceiving visual cues, despite having evolved significantly over the past decade.

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Indrani Mukerjea, 39 other inmates of Mumbai’s Byculla prison test positive for Covid

April 21, 2021 4:12:49 pm

The RAT was performed on Sunday as one of the women prisoners was found infected and shifted to the Covid care centre at St George Hospital in South Mumbai, an official said.


Door-to-door vaccination will lead to wastage, contamination: Health Ministry to Bombay HC

April 21, 2021 6:59:54 pm

A division bench of Chief Justice Dipankar Datta and Justice Girish S Kulkarni on April 9 had asked the Centre and state government to file an affidavit on vaccination protocols and whether senior citizens can avail of a door-to-door drive.

‘Stuck’ at Singhu border, Delhi Police helps move truck carrying oxygen to hospital

April 21, 2021 4:04:35 pm

Police said the oxygen cylinders were to reach Jaipur Golden Hospital in Rohini this morning but the truck wasn't able to cross the Singhu border.

Oxygen tank leak in Nashik hospital kills 24, CM Uddhav orders high-level inquiry

April 21, 2021 8:21:54 pm

A cork in the oxygen tank had malfunctioned which led to a reduction in pressure in the oxygen pipeline that goes straight into Covid wards.

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Haryana Minister Anil Vij accuses Delhi govt of ‘stealing’ oxygen from tanker on way to Faridabad hospitals

April 21, 2021 3:22:04 pm

To avoid any more such alleged incidents, Anil Vij has issued instructions that all oxygen tankers will now be escorted by state police force.

Ex-Rajya Sabha MP Sanjay Kakde arrested for alleged involvement in Pune gangster’s car rally

April 21, 2021 7:35:58 pm

Pune City Police Commissioner Amitabh Gupta said Kakde had been arrested for planning the rally. Kakde was scheduled to be produced before a court in Pune later on Wednesday afternoon.

Vellore: Woman allegedly takes her life after losing children, father in fire tragedy

April 21, 2021 2:24:15 pm

After the woman went missing, her mother informed the neighbours and upon searching the area, they found her body on a railway track

Delhi government announces Rs 5,000 relief, other steps for migrant workers

April 21, 2021 2:27:24 pm

There are a total of 1,71,861 registered workers but registration will be kept open and newly registered workers will be covered too, stated the order.

Karnataka: Nearly half of a village in Belagavi district tests covid-19 positive

April 21, 2021 2:06:54 pm

Most of them had returned recently from Maharashtra to participate in a festival.

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Of the total Covid-19 cases recorded in Pimpri-Chinchwad so far, 43% in the age group of 22 to 39 years

April 21, 2021 2:21:13 pm

In the youngest age group of 13 to 21 years, 6.91 per cent have been affected by Covid.

Delhi: Woman, son die by suicide

April 21, 2021 1:18:14 pm

The local police found a suicide note in their room which said the two were “upset" as their health was deteriorating and didn’t wish to live anymore.

Mumbai worli crematorium gets water supply

Ludhiana Central Jail superintendent suspended for ‘flouting norms’, giving ‘celebrity treatment’ to Punjab singer

April 21, 2021 12:50:40 pm

It is alleged that people were also allowed to take selfies with Punjabi singer Karan Aujla inside the jail premises, and that Aujla and his friends' mobile phones were also not checked.

Capt gives in in-principle nod for legislation of Teachers Transfer Act in Vidhan Sabha

April 21, 2021 12:39:31 pm

The enactment of a legislation will give legal sanctity to the Teachers Transfer Policy, introduced by our government in 2019 to make the entire process transparent, efficient and corruption-free, he said.

Pimpri’s smaller private hospitals in ‘panic mode’ after oxygen shortage, PCMC says steps taken to ensure cylinder supply

Pimpri’s smaller private hospitals in ‘panic mode’ after oxygen shortage, PCMC says steps taken to ensure cylinder supply

April 21, 2021 12:16:44 pm

Deputy Municipal Commissioner Smita Zagade said at least 25 smaller private hospitals were in "panic mode" after their oxygen stock had exhausted.