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Queer Maharashtra Network to focus on legal advocacy, empowering social structures

May 15, 2021 7:23:05 pm

Despite the legal and to some extent social developments happening on LGTBIQA front, quite a few lacunae remain to be addressed, says Bindumadhav Khire, director of the Bindu Queer Rights Foundation, who is leading this initiative.

As Cyclone Tauktae approaches, NDRF's 5th Battalion sends 4 teams to Mumbai and Goa; 14 on stand-by

As Cyclone Tauktae approaches, NDRF’s 5th Battalion sends 4 teams to Mumbai and Goa; 14 on stand-by

May 15, 2021 7:13:57 pm

National Disaster Response Force has also kept 14 more teams on stand-by, which can be mobilised at a short notice, said agency officials.

Mumbai: Three arrested for gang-raping 20-year-old at Bandstand

May 15, 2021 6:45:32 pm

According to the Bandra police, the complainant and the three accused, aged between 20 and 23 years, were friends and lived in the same neighbourhood in Mankhurd.

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Delhi court issues non-bailable warrant against wrestler Sushil Kumar

May 15, 2021 9:22:44 pm

It is learnt that the Delhi Police have also decided to announce a reward for Sushil Kumar's arrest.

Faridabad: Scrap dealer held for black marketing oxygen cylinders

May 15, 2021 6:36:47 pm

Police arrested a scrap dealer for alleged black marketing of oxygen cylinders

Black fungus declared notified disease in Haryana: Anil Vij

May 15, 2021 5:22:15 pm

If a patient is diagnosed with black fungus in any government or private hospital of the state, it will have to be reported to the CMO of the concerned district so that appropriate steps can be taken to prevent the disease, Haryana Health Minister said, Anil Vij

NGOs in Delhi write to Arvind Kejriwal over unavailability of foodgrains at ration shops

May 15, 2021 5:05:13 pm

A senior official of the Delhi government said there has been a delay in distribution as foodgrains came in late from the Food Corporation of India under the NFSA and the PMGKAY schemes.

In last week, Delhi Airport got 262 ventilators, 1,434 cylinders from abroad

In last week, Delhi Airport got 262 ventilators, 1,434 cylinders from abroad

May 15, 2021 4:50:42 pm

On Wednesday, the Delhi High Court said that the Centre should look beyond its own hospitals while distributing foreign aid and submit a chart showing distribution.

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AFMC gives passing out parade a miss in commissioning ceremony held amid Covid curbs

May 16, 2021 2:43:44 am

The commissioned Medical Officers would be leaving immediately to join as interns in 31 AFMS Hospitals across the country, which are also designated for Covid care of Armed Forces personnel as well as civilians.

West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee’s brother dies of Covid-19

May 15, 2021 2:30:56 pm

Ashim Banerjee was undergoing treatment at a private hospital since contracting Covid-19.

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Delhi reports 6,500 new cases, positivity rate dips to 11%

May 15, 2021 3:59:27 pm

“The spread of Covid is reducing slowly. We pray it doesn’t increase again. But if it does, we have readied 500 ICU beds more. In the past 15 days, doctors and engineers have set up 1,000 ICU beds,” Kejriwal said.

Cyclone Tauktae: 4 NDRF teams deployed in coastal areas in Mumbai, Goa, 14 on standby in Pune

May 15, 2021 1:30:33 pm

The 5th Battalion of the NDRF is headquartered at Sudumbare near Talegaon in Pune district and has a total of 18 teams comprising 45 personnel each or less.

Poultry industry witnesses dip in sales, demands weekend permission

May 15, 2021 1:19:47 pm

During the weekend curfews barring shops selling milk and medicine, all other shops have been instructed to remain shut.

AIIMS chief Dr Guleria warns of surge in fungal infection in Covid patients

May 15, 2021 6:38:32 pm

Dr Randeep Guleria said that unlike in the first wave of the pandemic, doctors are now seeing the fungal infection develop even in patients who are battling Covid-19.

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Maharashtra queer network to be launched on May 17

May 15, 2021 1:16:27 pm

Despite the legal and to some extent social developments happening on the LGTBIQA front, quite a few lacunae remain to be addressed, said Bindumadhav Khire, Director, Bindu Queer Rights Foundation, who is leading this initiative.

Cyclone Tauktae: Goa authorities gear up to tackle situation

May 15, 2021 1:00:15 pm

As per the India Meteorological Department's (IMD) prediction, Konkan and Goa are expected to receive heavy to very heavy rainfall on May 15 and 16.

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PCMC starts second dose for health workers, first dose for those above 45 years from today

May 15, 2021 12:56:50 pm

The health department said it has stopped vaccinations of those in the age group of 18-44 years as per the directions of the state government. Their vaccination had started on May 1. There are over 20 lakh citizens in the age group of over 18-44.

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Delhi to provide oxygen concentrators for COVID patients requiring oxygen post-discharge

May 15, 2021 12:53:30 pm

The government has written to all hospitals to appoint a nodal officer to provide information about patients who will be requiring oxygen support at home after discharge.

Lessons from Pune: How coordinated, collaborative data driven response helped city do better in second surge

May 15, 2021 4:19:41 pm

In any public health crisis of the scale of COVID-19, local authorities must deal with a multitude of responsibilities including procuring essential supplies and reporting day-to-day operations to the higher authorities

In Gujarat, patients line up, BJP’s remdesevir stocks get a political twist

Ghaziabad administration launches Remdesevir site to prevent black marketeering

May 15, 2021 12:29:21 pm

According to a senior government official, the patients will have to first enter relevant details following which they will be informed a time of availability. 

Six-time MP from Amritsar Raghunandan Lal Bhatia passes away at 100

Pune: Criminal on record murdered in Bivewadi

May 15, 2021 12:23:11 pm

A group of about ten persons armed with iron rods, wooden sticks allegedly attacked Madhav.

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Telangana HC stays state govt’s contentious circular regulating entry of COVID-19 patients

May 15, 2021 12:02:21 pm

Calling the circular ‘discriminatory’ and violating the right to life as guaranteed by the Constitution of India, the High Court issued notices to governments of Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, and the Center.

Gurgaon authorities to create app for delivery of oxygen cylinders

May 15, 2021 11:40:27 am

“So far, 350 oxygen cylinders have been delivered to the doorsteps of patients. To make the process easier and more convenient, we are now also working on an application for this,” said Surendra Singh, Additional Commissioner of the MCG.

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Light rain likely in Delhi today, AQI to remain moderate

May 15, 2021 11:36:58 am

For the next two days, the sky is expected to remain partly cloudy with a chance of thunder and lighting on Monday.

May 15 is celebrated as International Kangaroo Mother Care Awareness Day

May 16, 2021 2:44:27 am

Kangaroo mother care refers to the practice of providing continuous skin-to-skin contact between the mother and the baby.

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