Delhi begins walk-in vaccination for 45+ at govt schools (Ld)
  • Delhi begins walk-in vaccination for 45+ at govt schools (Ld)(18 minutes ago)

    New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Walk-in vaccination for those aged 45 and above kicked off at 97 Delhi Government-run schools on Monday. Those without any smartphones or unable to register online for vaccination will also be able to get jabbed at these centres.

200-bed Siddha centre for Covid patients opened in Madurai
  • 200-bed Siddha centre for Covid patients opened in Madurai(24 minutes ago)

    Chennai, May 17 (IANS) The Municipal Administration Minister in the Tamil Nadu government, K.N. Nehru, on Monday inaugurated a 200-bed Siddha treatment centre for Covid-19 patients at the premises of the American College in Madurai.

NDRF deploys 44 teams in Gujarat in anticipation of Tauktae
After day-long drama, 4 Trinamool leaders granted bail in Narada sting case
  • After day-long drama, 4 Trinamool leaders granted bail in Narada sting case(20:58)

    Kolkata, May 17 (IANS) After a day-long drama, four top Trinamool Congress leaders, who were arrested by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in the Narada sting operation case on Monday morning, were granted interim bail by a special CBI court here. The Central probe agency is likely to move the higher court in this matter.

Every 5th person suspected Covid infected: T'gana Guv
Six cases of 'black fungus' detected in Goa: Official
Assam supplying oxygen to 6 northeastern states : CM
  • Assam supplying oxygen to 6 northeastern states : CM(20:16)

    Guwahati, May 17 (IANS) Assam, which is currently producing 80 metric tonne of oxygen per day against the requirement of 70 mt, has been providing oxygen to six northeastewrn states -- Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya, Manipur, Mizoram, Tripura and Nagaland, Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said on Monday.

Lockdown resulting in decline of Covid cases, says Telangana ministers
Telangana's Covid recovery rate crosses 90%
Rajnikanth donates Rs 50 lakh to CM's Public Relief Fund
Covid vax drive organised for scribes in Gurugram
Bihar monk provides free ration to poor amid Covid-19
  • Bihar monk provides free ration to poor amid Covid-19(20:08)
    By Manoj Pathak

    Gaya, May 17 (IANS) A young Buddhist monk from the ancient city of knowledge -- Bodh Gaya in Bihar's Gaya district -- is providing free ration to the needy across villages in Gaya. The monk, Bhanta Vishal, is distributing packets of food to the poor, spreading the message of humanity.

Highest single-day spike in Covid-related deaths in J&K
O2 concentrator case: Navneet Kalra sent to 3 days police custody
TN skips NEP meet called by Union Education Minister
  • TN skips NEP meet called by Union Education Minister(19:56)

    Chennai, May 17 (IANS) The officials of the Higher Education Ministry of the Tamil Nadu government on Monday skipped a virtual meeting called by Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank to discuss the National Education Policy (NEP) 2020.

Signs of Covid spread slowing down in Kerala: Vijayan
  • Signs of Covid spread slowing down in Kerala: Vijayan(19:46)

    Thiruvananthapuram, May 17 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Monday said that there are signs that lockdown is improving the situation and experts predict that the peak is over, but this should not be reason for slackening of Covid protocols.

BJP slams Cong as woman commits suicide at MLA's bungalow in Bhopal
  • BJP slams Cong as woman commits suicide at MLA's bungalow in Bhopal(19:40)

    Bhopal, May 17 (IANS) The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Madhya Pradesh launched a blistering attack on the Congress after the alleged suicide by a woman at the bungalow of Umang Singhar, a Congress MLA and former Minister in the Kamal Nath government, in Bhopal. It is being alleged that Singhar was about to marry this woman but the reason behind her death is being investigated by the police.

Rajnath reviews Covid-19 relief operations of armed forces
  • Rajnath reviews Covid-19 relief operations of armed forces(19:38)

    New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday reviewed the status of Covid hospitals set up by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), creation of additional beds in military hospitals, supply of Pressure Swing Adsorption (PSA) oxygen plants and augmentation of doctors and other health professionals to meet the current demand.

Lancet editorial on India's fight against Covid biased and misguided (Opinion)
Swearing-in on Thursday with 500 invitees, says Vijayan
  • Swearing-in on Thursday with 500 invitees, says Vijayan(19:26)

    Thiruvananthapuram, May 17 (IANS) Deflecting criticism of the arrangements of the swearing-in ceremony of his second government, Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Monday said it will be held at the Central Stadium on Thursday at 3 p.m. with only 500 attendees.

Apple Music fans get Spatial Audio with Dolby Atmos for free
  • Apple Music fans get Spatial Audio with Dolby Atmos for free(19:24)

    Cupertino (California), May 17 (IANS) Apple on Monday announced that industry-leading sound quality will come to Apple Music subscribers with Spatial Audio along with support for Dolby Atmos, beginning next month at no additional cost.

180 Indian Army teams ready to assist states in areas impacted by Cyclone Tauktae
Remdesivir production scaled up to 1.19 crore vials per month