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Tension in TN hospital as kin cite lack of oxygen for deaths
Chennai, April 19 (IANS) Tension prevailed at the Government Vellore Medical College Hospital in Tamil Nadu on Monday with the relatives of patients alleging the death of six patients due to disruption in supply of oxygen.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine
Meeting to choose new CBI chief to be held after May 2, SC told
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) The Centre on Monday informed the Supreme Court that the Congress leader in Lok Sabha, Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury, would not be available to participate on May 2 meeting of a high-powered committee, including the Prime Minister, for appointment of the CBI Director, and therefore, it will be convened after May 2.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Covid control room to resume functioning in Hyderabad
Hyderabad, April 19 (IANS) The Covid-19 control room will resume functioning in Hyderabad in view of the massive surge in the cases.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Two terrorists killed in Shopian encounter (2nd Ld)
Srinagar, April 19 (IANS) A second terrorist has been killed in an ongoing encounter between terrorists and the security forces in the Zeipora area of south Kashmir's Shopian district on Monday.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
'All eligible in J&K must get vaccinated immediately'
Jammu, April 19 (IANS) Describing the present situation as challenging, a top Jammu and Kashmir official on Monday asked all eligible people to get vaccinated immediately.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Health/Medicine
Telangana CM tests positive for Covid
Hyderabad, April 19 (IANS) Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao on Monday tested positive for Covid-19, a top official said.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Champions League expanded as Super League slammed
Berlin, April 19 (IANS) UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin has threatened to ban players from international competition after plans for a breakaway Super League competing with the Champions League sparked a furious row in European football.
2021-04-19
Category: International, Germany,Sports,Football
TTD Chief Executive to head Andhra Covid command centre
Amaravati, April 19 (IANS) Amid rising coronavirus infections, the Andhra Pradesh government on Monday appointed Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams (TTD) executive officer K.S. Jawahar Reddy as the Chairperson of Covid command and control centre.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
NDMC offers its institutions to create facility for 8K Covid beds
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) Amid the shortage of beds for Covid patients, the North Delhi Municipal Corporation on Monday offered its schools and community centres to create an infrastructure for 8,000 beds.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Jubilant arm develops oral Remdesivir to treat Covid
Bengaluru, April 19 (IANS) Drug maker Jubilant Pharmova's subsidiary Jubilant Pharma on Monday said it has developed an oral formulation of remdesivir for non-invasive treatment of coronavirus.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
BJP parliamentary board to decide next CM of Assam : Amit Shah
Guwahati, April 19 (IANS) Union Home Minister Amit Shah said that Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal and Finance Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma's joint leadership has brought a remarkable change in Assam, but the BJP's parliamentary board would decide the next Chief Minister after the declarations of the results of the elections.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Assam,National,Politics
Decision on Covidcurbs to be taken on April 20: Yediyurappa
Bengaluru, April 19 (IAN) Karnataka Chief Minister B. S. Yediyurappa said on Monday that decisions to issue fresh rounds of curbs to prevent the spread of Covid-19 in the state will be taken after discussing it in an all-party meeting that is scheduled to be held virtually at 4:30 pm on Tuesday (April 20).
2021-04-19
Category: India, Karnataka,National
Andhra govt hospitals equipped with 41,662 doses of Remdesivir
Amaravati, April 19 (IANS) Amid the resurging Coronavirus pandemic, Andhra Pradesh health department on Monday took an inventory of its Remdesivir injections, hospital beds and other crucial items required to tackle the virus in government hospitals.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Educational institutes in Himachal to close till May 1
Shimla, April 19 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur on Monday decided that all educational institutions of the state would be closed till May 1.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Education,Health/Medicine,Politics
Andhra logs 5,963 Covid cases, active tally at 48k
Amaravati, April 19 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh on Monday reported 5,963 new Covid-19 cases, raising the overall tally beyond 9.68 lakh, while the state's active cases breached the 48,000-mark to reach 48,053.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
ender-affirming hormone therapy may up high BP risk
New York, April 19 (IANS) Gender-affirming hormone therapy (GAHT) was associated with blood pressure changes in both transgender men and women, according to new research.
2021-04-19
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
K'taka contemplates to postpone Zilla Panchayat and Taluk Panchayat polls
Bengaluru, April 19 (IANS) Amid the pandemic's rising second wave, Karnataka is contemplating postponing elections the to zilla panchayats (ZPs) and taluk panchayats (TPs).
2021-04-19
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
UK to imposes travel restrictions on passengers coming from India
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) The UK will impose travel restrictions on air passengers coming from India due to the fast-spreading coronavirus variant in the South Asian country, reports said on Monday.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Health/Medicine,Immigration/Law/Rights
Deputy Election Commissioner holds review meeting with TN officials
Chennai, April 19 (IANS) The Deputy Election Commissioner of India, Chandra Bhushan Kumar, on Monday held a review meeting with the Chief Electoral Officer of Tamil Nadu, Satyabrata Sahoo, and other officials on the counting arrangements at the centres. The meeting was held through video conferencing.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National
As Covid cases spike, Kerala enforces two weeks night curfew
Thiruvananthapuram, April 19 (IANS) A high level committee, chaired by Kerala Chief Secretary V.P. Joy, on Monday decided to impose a night curfew from 9 p.m to 5 a.m. starting Tuesday, for the next two weeks in order to curb the rising spike in Covid cases in the state.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine
India known as 'pharmacy of world' because of pharma industry's efforts: PM
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said it is because of the efforts of the pharmaceutical industry that today India is identified as 'pharmacy of world'. He made this remark during an interaction with leaders of the pharmaceutical industry via video conferencing.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
BJP to hold small public meeting in the remaining phase of West Bengal Polls
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) Concerned with the rising case of Covid, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday decided not to hold big rallies in poll bound West Bengal.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Delhi,National
Vaccine for all above 18 years: Thackeray thanks PM
Mumbai, April 19 (IANS) Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Monday warmly welcomed the Centre's decision to allow vaccination for all citizens above the age of 18.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Amazon vs Future: SC says will decide case, stays HC proceedings
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday stayed the proceedings before the single judge and division bench of the Delhi High court on the Amazon-Future deal.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
AIIMS to shut OPD services from Apr 22, switch to teleconsultation
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) Amid the surge in Covid-19, the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) on Monday announced it was shutting its physical OPD services from April 22 and postponing routine admissions of patients in view to augment resources for treatment of Covid-19 patients.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Jagananna Vidya Deevena credits Rs 671 crore into mothers' accounts
Amaravati, April 19 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy on Monday credited Rs 671.4 crore into the mothers' bank accounts of 10.8 lakh students pursuing higher education as part of theJagananna Vidya Deevena scheme.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Baramullaa-Banihal railway line to be electrified
Srinagar, April 19 (IANS) The 137 kilometer Baramulla-Banihal railway line in Jammu and Kashmir shall be electrified and work on the project shall be started in a week's time,Divisional Commissioner (Div Com) Kashmir, Pandurang K Pole said on Monday.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Karnataka Governor to hold all-party meet on Covid resurgence
Bengaluru, April 19 (IANS) Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Vala would preside over an all-party virtual meeting on the Covid pandemic's second wave sweeping the southern state on Tuesday, an official said on Monday.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Karnataka,National
Nagal crashes out in first round of Barcelona Open
Barcelona, April 19 (IANS) The pressure of playing back-to-back qualifiers followed by a main draw match the next day took a toll on India's top-ranked tennis player Sumit Nagal as he bowed out in the opening round of the ATP 500 Barcelona Open on Monday.
2021-04-19
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Cricket
BJP MLA asks Yogi to defer panchayat polls
Lucknow, April 19 (IANS) BJP MLA from Banda, Prakash Dwiwedi, has written a letter to Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, asking him to immediately stop the ongoing panchayat elections.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Sukhbir Badal to sue 2015 police firing case probe chief
Chandigarh, April 19 (IANS) Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) President Sukhbir Singh Badal on Monday said he had never met Ajit Singh, a witness in the 2015 Kotkapura police firing case, and that he would file a defamation suit against Inspector General (IG) Kunwar Vijay Partap Singh for falsely claiming that he had tried to lure the witness.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
After 4 Covid deaths, Andhra secretariat employees seek wfh facility
Amaravati, April 19 (IANS) With four Andhra Pradesh secretariat employees succumbing to Coronavirus in the past four days, employees on Monday requested the state government to allow them to work from home.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National
Yogi govt won't impose lockdown in 5 cities
Lucknow, April 19 (IANS) The Yogi Adityanath government will not implement the lockdown in five cities as ordered by the Allahabad High Court on Monday.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
J&K logs 1,516 new Covid cases, active cases cross 12K
Jammu, April 19 (IANS) An alarming Covid-19 spread continued in J&K on Monday as 1,516 new cases came to light during last 24 hours and the number of active cases crossed the 12,000 mark.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Health/Medicine
Religious parties stand with proscribed TLP in countrywide strike
Islamabad, April 19 (IANS) Prominent religious political parties along with many religious organisations have decided to side with the freshly proscribed religious organization, Tehreek-e-Labaik Pakistan (TLP), announcing a shutter-down strike on Monday, in protest against the violence and protests, that have led to clashes between the police, and have claimed lives of locals.
2021-04-19
Category: International, Pakistan,Cinema/Showbiz,Politics
Kerala passenger fined for not wearing mask on Chennai flight
Chennai, April 19 (IANS) A domestic air passenger was fined for not wearing a mask inside the flight on Monday, a police official said.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Everyone above 18 eligible for anti-Covid vax from May 1 (ld)
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) The Union Government on Monday announced that everyone above the age of 18 will be eligible to get a vaccine against Covid-19 from May 1. The decision was taken in a meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
To save Great Indian Bustard, SC recommends underground powerlines, divertors
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday directed formation of committee to evaluate feasibility of underground powerlines to save the Great Indian Bustard (GIB) from extinction.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Religious, political parties misused Islam to damage Pakistan: Imran
Islamabad, April 19 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has lashed out at political and religious parties in the country for misusing religion for their own personal gains.
2021-04-19
Category: International, Pakistan,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Religion
Covid: Sena wants special LS meet, BJP seeks Maha legislature session
Mumbai, April 19 (IANS) The ruling Shiv Sena and Opposition Bharatiya Janata Party on Monday demanded special sessions of the Lok Sabha and Maharashtra Legislature respectively to discuss the Covid-19 situation.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,National
Migrants once again queue up at bus stands to head home
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) After the Delhi government announced a week long lockdown from Monday 10 p.m. to arrest the spike of Covid cases, Anand Vihar and Kaushambi bus stands of Delhi and UP are once again abuzz with migrant labourers, who are fleeing from the city fearing that the shutdown of the public transport may force them to walk hundreds of kilometers, a scene reminiscent of the last year.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Delhi,National
Maharashtra's Covid 'rage' cools, but active cases increase
Mumbai, April 19 (IANS) A day after setting new records, Maharashtra's Covid-19 cases and fatalities fell significantly on Monday though the number of active cases spiked, health officials said.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Corona test mandatory for patients visiting Haryana hospitals
Chandigarh, April 19 (IANS) Haryana Health Minister Anil Vij on Monday said COVID-19 test would be conducted for patients going to private and government hospitals with symptoms like cough, cold, sore throat or fever to ensure proper treatment is given to them.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Punjab,National
Covid-19: Oxygen requirement in Goa likely to double in future
Panaji, April 19 (IANS) Even as the state's requirement for oxygen is set to double, according to Health Minister Vishwajit Rane, the state government is leaving no stone unturned to supplement its inventory of oxygen supplies, even reaching out to government and private players in states like Kerala and Karnataka.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Goa,National
Sharon Osbourne plans a tell-all book on 'The Talk' controversy
Los Angeles, April 19 (IANS) British television personality Sharon Osbourne, who got into a heated discussion about her friend Piers Morgan with "The Talk" host Sheryl Underwood, says she didn't sign any gagging order and is all set to write a tell-all book about what happened.
2021-04-19
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Lockdown or curfew? Decide in 48 hrs, HC tells Telangana
Hyderabad, April 19 (IANS) The Telangana High Court on Monday directed the state government to take a decision within 48 hours on imposing night curfew or weekend lockdown to check the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine,Immigration/Law/Rights
Lack of management at makes attendants angry LBS hospital
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) Abdul, a 38 year-old hospitality management employee, waiting for his turn to get his Covid-19 test done at the Lal Bahadur Shastri Hospital on Monday, questioned the safety the preparations, saying that a sample testing centre was made at the corner of the building resulting in congestion.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Remdesivir injections airlifted to MP
Bhopal, April 19 (IANS) Efforts are on to provide better treatment to patients infected with coronavirus in Madhya Pradesh. The measures include Remdesivir injections which have immensely helped treat the people. These injections are being supplied by airways in different parts of the state so that the people who need it can get them in time.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Everyone above 18 eligible for anti-Covid vax from May 1
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) The Union Government on Monday announced that everyone above the age of 18 will be eligible to get a vaccine against Covid-19 from May 1. The decision was taken in a meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Two bar girls raped in Patna, accused held
Patna, April 19 (IANS) Two bar girls including a minor were allegedly raped by an orchestra organiser in Patna on Sunday, an official said here on Monday. The accused has been arrested.
2021-04-19
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident