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Covid-19: Kerala records highest single-day spike of 19,577 new cases

Kerala recorded its highest single-day spike of 19,577 fresh Covid-19 cases on Tuesday, taking the total caseload to 12.72 lakh and the...

BJP will revive industry in Bengal: Nirmala Sitharaman

Union Finance and Corporate Affairs Minister, Nirmala Sitharaman, on Tuesday said industry in West Bengal needs “a lot more oxygen” (support) to flourish...

Govt may provide duty waiver on imported vaccine

As the government getting ready to vaccinate all above the age of 18 years, it also intends to lay the ground for cheap...
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Delhi govt forms oxygen audit committee to monitor stocks, consumption

In the wake of acute shortage of medical oxygen in the national capital, the Delhi Government has formed a 24-member oxygen audit...

Labour Ministry opens control rooms as migrant workers head back home

As the country witnesses another exodus of migrant workers back to their villages, the Union Labour Ministry has decided to reopen the 20...

Night curfew imposed in Telangana as Covid cases surge

With Covid-19 cases rapidly increasing , the Telangana Government has imposed night curfew in the State with immediate effect. The curfew-- from 9...

Air pollution costs Indian businesses $95 b every year: Report

Air pollution costs Indian businesses about $95 billion (about ₹7-lakh crore) every fiscal year, around 3 per cent of India’s total GDP, according...

Suburban train services hit in Bengal after 90 drivers, guards test Covid-19 positive

Eastern Railway on Tuesday said it has so far cancelled 56 local trains in the Sealdah section after around 90 drivers and guards...

NCLAT summer vacation advanced as top functionaries turn Covid-19 positive

The sudden and exponential surge in Covid-19 cases has prompted the National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT) Principal Bench to advance its summer...

Covid-19 vaccination: India has administered over 12.7 crore doses so far

India has administered over 12.7 crore doses of the Covid-19 vaccine so far, according to the official data from the Ministry of Health...

DRDO develops novel oxygen delivery system

The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has developed SpO2 (Blood Oxygen Saturation) supplemental oxygen delivery system for soldiers posted at extreme high-altitude...

Remdesivir shortage concerns take a global turn

Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren’s efforts to source antiviral Remdesivir from Bangladesh-based Beximco Pharmaceuticals has given the procurement issue a whole new dimension....

Jaishankar, Japanese Foreign Minister to hold virtual meet

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and his Japanese counterpart Toshimitsu Motegi are scheduled to meet virtually on April 24 to discuss issues of...
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Coronavirus does not spare youngsters

The rising Covid deaths, including among youngsters, in the second wave should be a cause of worry for Tamil Nadu. The number...
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Army converting its hospital in Delhi to exclusive Covid-19 facility for armed forces personnel, veterans | Delhi News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: The Indian Army on Tuesday said it is converting its base hospital in Delhi to an exclusive Covid-19 facility for armed...

‘For centuries, commerce and wealth remained intrinsic to India’s DNA’

Commerce and wealth were intrinsic to India’s DNA for several centuries and the country’s economic demise began when it moved away from...

PIL on shortage of hospital beds, oxygen, Remdesivir: Bombay HC seeks Maharashtra govt’s response | Mumbai News – Times of India

MUMBAI: The Bombay high court on Tuesday sought the response of the Maharashtra government on a public interest litigation regarding the shortage of...