Day: May 14, 2021

Misinformation surges amid India’s COVID-19 calamity

NEW DELHI — The man in the WhatsApp video says he has seen it work himself: A few drops of lemon juice in the nose will cure COVID-19. “If you practice what I am about to say with faith, you will be free of corona in five seconds,” […]

Lightning strike may have killed 18 wild elephants in India, officials say

A herd of eighteen wild Asiatic elephants were found dead in India’s eastern state of Assam, possibly because of a massive lightning strike, local officials said on Friday. Fourteen adult elephants were found dead by villagers on Thursday, and another four bodies were found scattered on the foothills […]

India ‘on war footing’ as coronavirus infections pass 24 mln

Prime Minister Narendra Modi sounded the alarm over the rapid spread of the coronavirus through India’s vast countryside on Friday, as the official tally of infections crossed 24 million, and 4,000 people died for the third straight day. The highly transmissible B.1.617 variant of the coronavirus first detected […]

Israel targets Gaza tunnels, Palestinian rocket attacks persist

Israel fired artillery and mounted extensive air strikes on Friday against a network of Palestinian militant tunnels under Gaza that it dubbed “the Metro”, amid persistent rocket attacks on Israeli towns. An Israeli military spokesman said that while ground forces had taken part in the 40-minute, pre-dawn offensive, […]

Stay Safe from Mucormycosis – a Fungal Complication being Detected in COVID-19 Patients

Control Diabetes, Use Steroids Judiciously, Keep Good Hygiene, Don’t Self-Medicate DELHI, MAY 14: Even as we try our best to protect ourselves from and cope with COVID-19, there is another threat being posed by a fungus, which we must know and act upon. Mucormycosis, a fungal infection, is […]

Relaxation in procurement rules for containment of COVID-19 pandemic

DELHI, MAY 14: The Government of India has exempted the public procurement of supplies required for containment of COVID-19 global pandemic from the applicability of Public Procurement (Preference to Make in India) Order, 2017. The order issued by Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade, Ministry of Commerce […]

PM releases 8th instalment of financial benefit under PM-KISAN

For the first time, farmers of West Bengal will benefit from this scheme Wheat procurement at MSP has set new records this year Government is fighting COVID-19 with all its might DELHI, MAY 14: Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi released 8th instalment of financial benefit of Rs 2,06,67,75,66,000 to […]

India’s Cumulative Recoveries exceed 2 Crore

24-hour Recoveries Outnumber Daily New COVID Cases for Third Time in last Four Days Decline of 5,632 in Active Caseload in the last 24 hours India’s Cumulative Vaccination Coverage steadily nearing 18 Crore More than 39 lakh beneficiaries of age group 18-44 Vaccinated, so far Government of India […]

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