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Wednesday, April 21, 2021
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Bombay HC refuses to restrain SII from using ‘Covishield’ trademark, junks plea by Cutis Biotech

April 21, 2021 12:55:44 am

On January 4, 2021, Cutis Biotech filed an application before a District Court (Commercial Court) in Pune for a temporary injunction on Serum Institute and restraining it from using the trademark Covishield.

Punjab has just a day’s stock of vaccines left: Health minister

April 21, 2021 12:45:47 am

Punjab Health and Family Welfare Minister Balbir Singh Sidhu, who got his second dose of the vaccine at Mohali on Tuesday, said that with highest vaccine coverage, Pathankot is continuously leading in Punjab in the Covid vaccination drive.

Covid patient dies by suicide at Ludhiana civil hospital

April 21, 2021 8:46:04 am

A 35-year-old died by suicide inside the emergency Covid ward of the Ludhiana civil hospital on Tuesday.

Pune: Now, essential shops to be open only for four hours from 7 am to 11 am

April 21, 2021 12:36:09 am

The existing restrictions allowed essential shops to be open for customers throughout on weekdays, but it has been noted that people were moving out in large numbers on the excuse of visiting these stores.

Ministers seek full lockdown, Uddhav announcement likely today

April 21, 2021 7:08:06 am

“All the ministers have requested the CM to announce a complete lockdown in the state from 8 pm tomorrow. The cabinet has taken a decision about the complete lockdown. The CM will make a final announcement,” said Health Minister Rajesh Tope.

Police officers will be held responsible for overcrowding at weddings: Gujarat CM

April 21, 2021 12:11:37 am

Vijay Rupani stated that since a large number of weddings are lined up across the state on April 25, 26 and 27, the area police stations will be held responsible for any violations of Covid guidelines.

Gujarat HC issues notice to Paatil, BJP MLA among others over remdesivir distribution from party office in Surat

April 21, 2021 12:08:58 am

Advocate Anand Yagnik, representing Dhanani, submitted: “By distributing the Remdesivir injections, (even) on a condition of providing Covid certificate and doctor’s prescription at BJP office in Surat, is illegal.."

Pune: After 28-yr-old Covid patient dies, kin & friends ‘assault 3 staffers and vandalise property’ at cantonment hospital

April 20, 2021 11:55:48 pm

Officials said around 30 people, some of whom were already with the patient and more who came later, started creating ruckus at the hospital around 2 pm on Monday.

Ahmedabad: Banks to operate with 50 pc staff, cut timings till April 30

April 20, 2021 11:52:51 pm

According to the circular issued by the finance department, the banking business for customers shall be undertaken from 10 am to 2 pm.

Maharashtra: SSC exams cancelled, internal assessment likely for performance evaluation

April 21, 2021 12:26:34 am

School Education Minister Varsha Gaikwad also said that on the scope of student assessment, the state government will issue details in the coming days.

Pune: Maya CARE co-founder Dr Vidya Gokhale dies at 80

April 20, 2021 11:43:53 pm

A medical doctor and teacher by profession and a student and teacher of Bharatnatyam by passion, Dr Vidya Gokhale was the pillar that held up Maya CARE for the past decade.

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Delhi HC pulls up Centre over vaccine wastage, says it’s a result of ‘bad planning’

April 21, 2021 12:08:56 am

Taking note of reports on shortage and hoarding of critical medicines for Covid-19 patients, it directed the Centre and the Drugs Controller General of India to issue necessary directions.

Karnataka imposes weekend curfew, night curfew till May 4; know what is allowed and what isn’t

April 21, 2021 8:21:04 am

The weekend curfew across the state will begin at 9 am on Friday and continue till 6 am on Monday. It will be in place for the next three weeks.

Delhi, Covid-19

Delhi Police chief asks senior cops to check migrant exodus amid lockdown

April 20, 2021 10:39:28 pm

Last week, the Delhi Police Special Branch had alerted all district police personnel that there is a possibility of migrant labourers trying to move out of Delhi-NCR, fearing a sudden lockdown, and if any mass movement is observed, local police should assist them with adequate deployment to speed up the process.

Covid-19, Gurgaon

Do not panic and rush to hospitals if you don’t need it, beds being ramped up: Manish Sisodia

April 20, 2021 8:29:32 pm

Out of 19,537 beds for Covid patients, only 2,682 are available – most of them in government hospitals. The shortage of ICU beds is more severe and out of 4,585 only 30 are vacant.

Under-trial prisoners

Bombay HC expresses concern over Covid cases in prisons, seeks state govt’s suggestions to decongest jails

April 21, 2021 2:33:01 am

This came after the state government informed the HC that currently about 35, 124 prisoners are lodged across 47 jails in Maharashtra, which have capacity to house nearly 23217 inmates.

Delhi’s migrant exodus continues: ‘Every time I see an election poster, I feel cheated… Nobody has helped us’

April 21, 2021 8:38:48 am

Hundreds of migrants, some of whom could not get a bus or train on Monday, when a week-long lockdown came into effect in Delhi, gathered at Anand Vihar to try again on Tuesday.


‘Some hospitals left with just few hours of oxygen’: Delhi CM asks for Centre’s help

April 20, 2021 10:34:27 pm

According to sources in the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) all possible efforts are being made to smoothen the supply lines.

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Hyderabad police nab seven for illegal procurement and sale of Remdesivir drug

April 20, 2021 7:54:54 pm

On Tuesday, police caught red-handed Shaik Mazhar (33), a pharmacy store owner, when he was trying to sell six vials of covifor (generic brand of Remdesivir) near a private hospital.

Delhi Covid

Surge in cases, Delhi’s Covid testing facilities struggle to keep up

April 20, 2021 6:16:40 pm

Unable to get slots for home testing, hundreds begin queuing up from the morning at hospitals where testing is available, often waiting between an hour to three hours.

Kejriwal’s wife tests positive for Covid, CM quarantines himself

April 20, 2021 6:10:54 pm

CM Arvind Kejriwal is attending meetings through video conferencing.

BMRCL, Bengaluru Metro

Union Cabinet approves two phases of Bengaluru metro project; 58.19 km long route to cost Rs 14,788 cr

April 21, 2021 8:26:18 am

The project is expected to aid travel to the Information Technology and Biotechnology (IT/BT) sectors based in the Karnataka capital.

Bombay HC, Covid-19

Bombay HC seeks govt response on PIL raising ‘serious concerns’ over Covid-19 management

April 21, 2021 12:04:09 am

The plea claimed that insufficiency of facilities during the pandemic led to violation of fundamental rights of citizens of the state, including right to life and personal liberty under Article 21 of the Constitution.

Oxygen crisis at Jumbo Hospital, PCMC searching for suppliers daily; patients unaffected

April 21, 2021 12:34:37 am

The problem with oxygen supply started three days back when one of the contractors suddenly stopped supply to the Jumbo Covid Hospital.

YMCH hospital

Remdesivir shortage forces Pune’s YCM hospital to skip fourth, fifth doses to Covid patients

April 20, 2021 4:55:06 pm

"Since we are not getting adequate stock of Remdesivir, we have been forced to skip a couple of doses to Covid-19 patients," YCM hospital dean Dr Rajendra Wable told The Indian Express this afternoon.