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‘No coronavirus cases in 180 districts in a week’

‘No coronavirus cases in 180 districts in a week’

New Delhi: No fresh COVID-19 cases have been detected in 180 districts in the country in the last seven days, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said on Saturday. In his virtual address at the 25th meeting of the Group of Ministers (GoM) to discuss the pandemic situation, the minister said that as on date, 1.34 per […]

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Over 9 lakh patients on oxygen support across India, 1.7 lakh on ventilator: Vardhan

Over 9 lakh patients on oxygen support across India, 1.7 lakh on ventilator: Vardhan

New Delhi: While 1,70,841 COVID patients across the country are on ventilator, as many as 9,02,291 patients are on oxygen support, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said on Saturday. In his virtual address at the 25th meeting of the Group of Ministers (GoM) to discuss the pandemic situation, the minister said that 1.34 percent of COVID […]

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SC allows plea to make Health Ministry party to PIL seeking steps to control population

SC allows plea to make Health Ministry party to PIL seeking steps to control population

New Delhi: The Supreme Court has allowed a plea to make the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare a party to a PIL that has sought certain steps, including two-child norm, to control the country’s growing population. A bench of Justice Sanjiv Khanna passed the directions on May 7 on the plea filed by BJP leader […]

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21 die in as many days in Rajasthan village allegedly after burial of man without COVID protocol

21 die in as many days in Rajasthan village allegedly after burial of man without COVID protocol

Jaipur: Twenty-one people died in as many days at a village in Rajasthan’s Sikar district allegedly after a COVID-19-infected corpse was buried without following protocol. However, officials said that only four deaths have occurred due to the virus between April 15 and May 5. According to officials, a COVID-19-infected body was brought to Kheerva village on […]

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Record 4,187 COVID-19 deaths, 4,01,078 new cases reported in a day in India

Record 4,187 COVID-19 deaths, 4,01,078 new cases reported in a day in India

New Delhi: A record 4,187 COVID-19 fatalities in a day took India’s death toll to 2,38,270, while 4,01,078 new infections were reported during the period, pushing the tally of cases to 2,18,92,676, according to Union Health Ministry data on Saturday. Registering a steady increase, active cases have reached 37,23,446 which comprise 17.01 per cent of […]

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Modi speaks with Aus PM on initiatives for equitable access to vaccines, medicines

Modi speaks with Aus PM on initiatives for equitable access to vaccines, medicines

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke to his Australian counterpart Scott Morrison on Friday as the two leaders agreed on the importance of ensuring equitable access to vaccines and medicines, and discussed possible initiatives for it. Modi and Morrison also reiterated the importance of working together for a rules-based international order and a free, […]

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India, UK to ramp up cooperation in science, technology, innovation

India, UK to ramp up cooperation in science, technology, innovation

New Delhi: India and the UK will step up cooperation in the area of science, technology and innovation including strengthening the role of women in STEMM disciplines at schools, universities, and research institutions, the Department of Science and Technology said on Friday. The two sides will work to create an enabling environment for equal participation […]

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Modi govt failed people of India; convene all-party meet on COVID: Sonia Gandhi at CPP meet

Modi govt failed people of India; convene all-party meet on COVID: Sonia Gandhi at CPP meet

New Delhi: Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Friday attacked the Centre over its handling of the pandemic, saying the system has not failed but the Modi government failed the people of the country and demanded that an all-party meeting be convened immediately on the COVID-19 situation. She also said the party’s performance in the just-concluded […]

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Country needs to be prepared for third surge of COVID-19, prepare buffer stock of Oxygen: SC

Country needs to be prepared for third surge of COVID-19, prepare buffer stock of Oxygen: SC

New Delhi: The Supreme Court Thursday said the country needs to be prepared for the third wave of COVID-19 which experts say could be more harmful, especially for children, and emphasised upon the need to create buffer stock of oxygen. It asked the Centre not to reduce oxygen supply to Delhi from 700MT till further […]

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India adds record 4.12 lakh fresh COVID-19 cases

India adds record 4.12 lakh fresh COVID-19 cases

New Delhi:  New coronavirus cases and deaths in India hit a record daily high with 4,12,262 new infections and 3,980 fatalities being reported, taking the total tally of COVID-19 cases to 2,10,77,410 and the death toll to 2,30,168, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Thursday. Registering a steady increase, the active cases […]

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