Delhi, May 17 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Monday reserved its verdict on a plea seeking to halt the construction of Central Vista redevelopment project against the backdrop of the Covid-19 pandemic.
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.
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.
Bengaluru, May 17 (IANS) Scientists from the Indian Institute of Science and clinicians from M.S. Ramaiah Medical College teamed up to identify a set of molecular biomarkers that can be used in differential diagnosis of acute bacterial and viral infections.
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) The National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) has deployed 44 teams in Gujarat where the landfall of the cyclone is anticipated between Porbandar and Mahuva during the night of May 17.
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.
Hyderabad, May 17 (IANS) Telangana Governor Tamilisai Soundararajan on Monday called for strict compliance with preventive guidelines saying every fifth person is a suspected Covid infected.
Panaji, May 17 (IANS) For the first time, six cases of mucormycosis or black fungus were detected in Covid patients in Goa on Monday, a senior health official said.
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.
Hyderabad, May 17 (IANS) Implementation of lockdown and co-ordination among various departments is leading to gradual decline in the new Covid-19 positive cases in Telangana, two state ministers said on Monday.
Hyderabad, May 17 (IANS) The Covid recovery rate in Telangana crossed 90 per cent on Monday as the state continues to report more recoveries than new Covid cases.
Chennai, May 17 (IANS) Superstar Rajinikanth met Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K. Stalin at the state secretariat here on Monday and donated Rs 50 lakh to the Chief Minister's Public Relief Fund (CMPRF).
Gurugram, May 17 (IANS) A Covid vaccination campaign for media persons was organised at the John Hall premises in the Civil Lines area here on Monday.
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.
Srinagar, May 17 (IANS) With 73 deaths reported during the last 24 hours, J&K on Monday recorded the highest single day death toll since the beginning of the ongoing pandemic.
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) A Delhi court on Monday sent businessman Navneet Kalra, who was arrested late on Sunday night, to three days' police custody in connection with oxygen concentrator hoarding case.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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.
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.
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) The Indian Army on Monday deployed 180 teams to assist the civil administration in relief and restoration efforts in areas impacted by Cyclone Tauktae.
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) All seven domestic licensed manufacturers of Remdesivir have scaled up production from 38 lakh vials per month to nearly 119 lakh vials per month, following government directives, an official statement said.