Day: April 22, 2021

Police kill Ma’Khia Bryant, 16, who attacked 2 with knife

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Body camera footage from other officers released Wednesday in the fatal police shooting of Ma’Khia Bryant, a Black teenager who charged at two people with a knife, showed a chaotic scene that happened within minutes of the verdict in George Floyd’s killing and ignited outrage by many over […]

Indonesia looking for submarine that may be too deep to help

JAKARTA, Indonesia — Indonesia’s navy ships on Thursday were intensely searching for a submarine that likely fell too deep to retrieve, making survival chances for the 53 people on board slim. Authorities said oxygen in the submarine would run out by early Saturday. The diesel-powered KRI Nanggala 402 […]

EXPLAINER: Why India is shattering global infection records

NEW DELHI — The world’s fastest pace of spreading infections and the highest daily increase in coronavirus cases are pushing India further into a deepening and deadly health care crisis. India is massive — it’s the world’s second-most populous country with nearly 1.4 billion people — and its […]

Relics seized from smugglers are returning to Afghanistan

WASHINGTON — Precious relics of Afghanistan’s ancient past are returning home as the nation confronts deepening uncertainty about its future. A collection of 33 artifacts seized from a New York-based art dealer who authorities say was one of the world’s most prolific smugglers of antiquities was turned over […]

U.S. pledges to halve its emissions by 2030 in renewed climate fight

The Biden administration on Thursday pledged to slash U.S. greenhouse gas emissions by 50%-52% from 2005 levels by 2030, a new target it hopes will spur other big emitter countries to raise their ambition to combat climate change. The goal, unveiled at the start of a two-day climate […]

Some of Delhi’s hospitals have run out of oxygen supplies -city minister

Some hospitals in the Indian capital of New Delhi have run out of oxygen, putting lives at risk, the city’s deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia said on Thursday, as the city was in the grip of surging coronavirus infections. “After some time, saving lives would be difficult,” Sisodia […]

India records world’s biggest single-day rise in coronavirus cases

India recorded the world’s highest daily tally of 314,835 new COVID-19 infections on Thursday as a second wave of the pandemic raised new fears about the ability of crumbling health services to cope. Health officials across northern and western India including the capital, New Delhi, said they were in crisis, […]

Eminent Doctors re-assure India out of anxiety due to COVID-19

Remdesivir no ‘Ram-ban’ to cure COVID “Oxygen is a treatment, it’s like a drug”: Director, AIIMS on unnecessary demand to put COVID patients on Oxygen Just 15% of Total COVID positives will deteriorate to moderate phase of COVID DELHI, APRIL 21: Through a graded, pre-emptive and pro-active approach, […]

Union Government allocates supply of Remdesivir to 19 States/UTs with High Burden of COVID cases

Manufacturers mapped to States to smoothen the Supply Chain NPPA and the National Regulator to monitor movement and demand DELHI, APRIL 22: Various steps have been taken by Government of India to address the emerging issues for effective management of the recent unprecendented spike in COVID19 cases across […]

Making efforts to airlift oxygen from Odisha:Kejriwal

New Delhi, Apr 22: The Delhi government is making efforts to airlift its enhanced quota of oxygen supply from Odisha, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Thursday, as several city hospitals reported shortage of oxygen amid rising cases of coronavirus. Kejriwal thanked the Centre and the high court for […]

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