Day: May 13, 2021

Massive augmentation of oxygen generation infrastructure in Jammu

Comprehensive audit at hospitals for further capacity building initiated JAMMU, MAY 13: Government is continuing efforts for augmenting oxygen supply in hospital to meet the requirements in wake of rising number of cases and a large number of oxygen plants have been installed. Oxygen generation plants are under […]


Posted On: 13 MAY 2021, Delhi India’s Cumulative Vaccination Coverage exceeds 17.72 CroreMore than Half a Crore patients served by the National Telemedicine Service (eSanjeevani) during the COVID-19 PandemicDCGI approves Phase II/III clinical trial of COVAXIN in the age group of 2 to 18 Years #Unite2FightCorona #IndiaFightsCorona PRESS […]

Delaying second COVID-19 vaccine doses can help reduce deaths – study

Giving a first dose of COVID-19 vaccine but delaying a second dose among people younger than 65 could lead to fewer people dying of the disease, but only if certain conditions are met, a predictive modelling study showed. As the coronavirus pandemic continues, there is debate over whether […]

Virus, Mideast turmoil stifle Eid al-Fitr celebrations

JAKARTA, Indonesia — Muslims celebrated Eid al-Fitr in a subdued mood for a second year Thursday as the COVID-19 pandemic again forced mosque closings and family separations on the holiday marking the end of Ramadan. In the embattled Gaza Strip, the call to prayer echoed over pulverized buildings […]

Nowhere to run: Fear in Gaza grows amid conflict with Israel

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — Screams and flying debris enveloped Umm Majed al-Rayyes as explosions hurled her from her bed in Gaza City. Groping in the dark, the 50-year-old grabbed her four children and ran as Israeli bombs struck their apartment building Wednesday, shattering windows, ripping doors to […]

Weary Gaza marks Muslim feast as violence spreads in Israel

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — Weary Palestinians on Thursday prepared for a somber feast marking the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, as Gaza braced for more Israeli airstrikes and communal violence raged across Israel after weeks of protests and violence in Jerusalem. The latest outburst […]

More than 4,000 Indians die of COVID-19 for second straight day

India recorded more than 4,000 COVID-19 deaths for a second straight day on Thursday, while infections stayed below 400,000 for a fourth day, though the virus has become rampant in rural areas where cases can go unreported due to a lack of testing. Experts remain unsure when numbers […]

Turkey calls on Muslims to take clear stance over Gaza

Muslim countries must show a united and clear stance over Israel’s conflict with the Islamist Hamas movement in Gaza, Turkey’s vice president, Fuat Oktay, said on Thursday, criticising world powers for condemning violence without acting. “What we desire is that active measures are taken,” Oktay told reporters after […]

Analysis: India’s prized investment grade status hanging by a thread

India’s devastating COVID-19 crisis is making investors question more than ever whether after years of debt accumulation and patchy progress on reforms, a country touted as a future economic superpower still deserves its ‘investment grade’ status. A spate of downgrades last year had already left India’s investment grade […]

Update on Ventilators Supplied under PM CARES

“Made in India” Ventilators have strengthened Infrastructure of Hospitals for Effective COVID management All Technical Assistance being provided by Manufacturers for their Glitch-free Operation DELHI, MAY 13: Government of India has been supporting the efforts of States and UTs for effective management of COVID patients in hospital care, […]

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