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Tamil Nadu joins states floating global tenders for Covid vaccine

May 12, 2021 8:46:29 pm

An official release said the central government has allocated 13 lakh vaccine vials to Tamil Nadu, which is not sufficient for vaccinating people in the age group of 18-44.

Gujarat: Government medical college teachers’ association gives call for statewide strike from today

May 13, 2021 4:14:14 am

Last week, the GMTA wrote to the chief minister listing their demands which they said were pending for more than a decade.

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PMC to set up Child Covid Care Hospital, hire 15 paediatricians

May 12, 2021 11:37:24 pm

On Tuesday, Mayor Murlidhar Mohol declared that the PMC will form a local special task force of paediatricians to recommend measures to contain the spread of Covid-19 among children.

Low pressure in Arabian Sea may bring rain to coastal Maharashtra

May 12, 2021 8:39:14 pm

Ratnagiri, Raigad, Sindhudurg, Kolhapur, Solapur, Sangvi and Satara districts will receive rainfall between May 14 and 16 whereas Pune and Ahmednagar will report rainfall activity on May 15 and 16.

O2 concentrator case: Booking importers, makers counterproductive, says Delhi court, granting bail to four

May 13, 2021 1:20:39 am

The accused were granted bail after furnishing personal bond and surety bond in sum of Rs. 50,000 each. The court will on Thursday pronounce the bail order of the fifth accused in the case, Hitesh.


In Delhi’s slums, barriers to vaccination: Few smartphones, complex process

May 12, 2021 10:42:25 pm

Even as Delhi’s urban educated are in a race to book slots for vaccination for those in the 18-44 age group, this process is yet to find any legs in the slums, which house the city’s working-class population in cramped quarters.

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Vaccine shortfall leaves capital sore

May 12, 2021 8:01:41 pm

Sisodia says over 100 vaccination sites for 18-44 age group shut as Delhi did not get Covaxin doses, shares letter from manufacturer

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Covid-19 in Karnataka: NIMHANS detects 86 new cases of ‘double mutant’ B.1.617 variant in Bengaluru

May 12, 2021 7:56:26 pm

This is apart from 86 UK strains and six South Africa variant cases that had been reported earlier in Karnataka.

Karnataka Covid-19 wrap: BBMP chief admits vaccine shortage in Bengaluru

May 12, 2021 9:46:29 pm

"Priority is given to those who need to get the second dose and to those above 45 years of age. Those between 18 and 45 will be provided with the vaccine once there is an adequate supply of vaccine," Gupta said.

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Black Fungus Infection: Karnataka Government seeks more details from health experts

May 12, 2021 7:19:01 pm

A rare but serious fungal infection, Mucormycosis or Black Fungus is being detected relatively common among Covid-19 patients in some states including Karnataka. The fungal infection often manifests in the skin and also affects the lungs and the brain.

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As North MCD felicitates nurses, they say pay us pending salaries first

May 12, 2021 7:07:12 pm

North MCD mayor Jai Prakash felicitated around 25 nurses at Balak Ram Hospital for their contribution during the Covid crisis.

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Gujarat: Aviation turbine fuel exports from Reliance SEZ dipped by 80% in 2020-21

May 12, 2021 6:43:01 pm

The multi-product SEZ in Jamnagar exported 20.99 lakh metric tonne of ATF worth Rs 8,771 crore in 2019-20. This year, the exports nosedived to 4.19 lakh metric tonne worth Rs 1,023 crore, government sources told The Indian Express.

India received 2,060 oxygen concentrators, 3 oxygen generation plants as foreign aid on Friday

Look beyond your own hospitals while distributing foreign aid: Delhi HC to Centre

May 12, 2021 6:35:14 pm

The Centre said there has been no discrimination, and denied that the Delhi government was not being provided any part of the foreign aid.

‘Deaths could have been avoided with door-to-door vaccination’: Bombay HC asks Centre to review policy

May 12, 2021 6:19:48 pm

A division bench was hearing a PIL filed by city-based lawyers seeking directions to the Centre, the Maharashtra government and the BMC to provide door-to-door vaccination facility for people over 75 years of age, the specially-abled and the bed-ridden.

Delhi oxygen concentrator case: Four out of six accused including CEO, VP granted bail

May 12, 2021 4:32:29 pm

Businessman Navneet Kalra’s anticipatory bail is being heard by a sessions court while decision on Hitesh’s bal will be pronounced following some clarifications by CMM Arun Kumar Garg.

Vaccine shortage prompts Bengaluru city dwellers to head to rural districts for jabs; local residents express anger

May 12, 2021 10:42:30 pm

Since the last few days, Bengaluru city residents in the age group of 18 to 44 have been booking vaccine slots on CoWIN website to get their jabs in neighbouring districts of Bengaluru rural, Chikkaballapur, Ramanagara, and Tumkuru.

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Chennai Corporation to adopt new strategy to break Covid chain

May 12, 2021 4:38:14 pm

Corporation Commissioner Gagandeep Singh Bedi on Tuesday said those who come to testing centres of the Corporation and other private laboratories with Covid-19 symptoms like fever, cough or body pain, loss of smell, taste, etc will also be considered as suspect cases.

Man opens fire at office of NCP leader and Pimpri MLA Anna Bansode

May 12, 2021 7:32:23 pm

Pimpri Chinchwad Police officials said the incident took place at around 1 pm at Bansode's office which is located near the Chinchwad Railway station.

Adopt CET allotment model for efficient, transparent Covid-19 management: Karnataka Congress

May 12, 2021 4:13:50 pm

Karnataka Congress Chief D K Shivakumar said that such a system would help people across the state, also beyond Bengaluru, to combat the pandemic better.

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Big-hearted Pune youngsters at doorsteps of Covid-19 patients with O2 cylinders for free

May 12, 2021 7:30:38 pm

Prashant Jagtap and group utilised Rs 3 lakh meant for his brother's marriage to purchase 36 cylinders each costing Rs 18,000.

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Delhi court grants bail to asthma patient accused in Remdesivir injection racket

May 12, 2021 2:28:57 pm

Additional Sessions Judge Kiran Gupta granted bail to Harshit Bansal, who is accused by the police of supplying two Remdesivir injections to an elderly woman after reading about it on social media.

HC raps Delhi govt over delay in hospital construction

May 13, 2021 2:01:41 am

It also asked the state to provide the new timeline within which the works will be completed, and ensure adherence to the set deadline.

Playschool in Noida to be turned into quarantine centre

May 12, 2021 1:26:00 pm

The playschool is adjacent to Mahagun Moderne, a residential society in sector-78.

Pune: 54 booked for ‘objectionable’ social media posts against PM Modi, Fadnavis

May 12, 2021 7:04:14 pm

Advocate Pradeep Gawade, state secretary of BJP’s youth wing, had filed a complaint at the cyber police station of Pune Police in this case on May 10.

Plea in Delhi high court to stop release of Malayalam film on nuns

May 12, 2021 1:29:43 pm

The petitioner, Jessy Mani, who is a nun and a psychologist by profession has opposed release of the film on the grounds that it allegedly "depicts the sexual relationship of nuns with two priests"