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CLAT 2021 postponed due to COVID-19 pandemic, last day to submit online application extended to June 15

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15 May 2021, 7:27 PM

CLAT 2021 postponed due to COVID-19 pandemic

CLAT 2021 postponed due to COVID-19 pandemic, last day to submit online application extended to June 15

(Source: Bar and Bench)

15 May 2021, 7:07 PM

Four people die as part of a building collapses in Thane, Maharashtra 

Four people including a 12-year-old child die as part of a building collapses in Ulhasnagar, Thane; one person missing: Thane Municipal Corporation

15 May 2021, 6:09 PM

Israel strikes Gaza building hosting offices of Associated Press, Al-Jazeera

Israel strikes Gaza building hosting Associated Press, Al-Jazeera

(Source: AFP)

15 May 2021, 5:58 PM

Himachal Pradesh government extends curfew till 6 am on May 26

Himachal Pradesh government extends curfew till 6 am on May 26

(Source: ANI)

15 May 2021, 5:02 PM

Steroid use must be reduced, black fungus is a possible side-effect, says LNJP doctor

Steroid use must be reduced. If given to patient with O2 level over 90, black fungus is a possible side-effect. Early diagnosis critical. CT scan of face would detect this infection. Antifungal drug Amphotericin being used for treatment: Dr Suresh Kumar, MD LNJP Hospital Delhi

15 May 2021, 4:08 PM

GOI’s disastrous vaccine strategy will ensure a devastating third wave, says Rahul Gandhi

GOI’s disastrous vaccine strategy will ensure a devastating third wave.

It can’t be repeated enough- India needs a proper vaccine strategy!, tweeted Rahul Gandhi

15 May 2021, 3:26 PM

Localised containment strategies are need of the hour: PM Modi at COVID-19 situation review meeting

15 May 2021, 3:26 PM

Important to ensure proper distribution of oxygen supply in rural areas, says PM at COVID review meet

Important to ensure proper distribution of oxygen supply in rural areas: PM Narendra Modi at COVID-19 review meet

15 May 2021, 3:12 PM

Air India airlifts 35 tonnes of zeolite mineral used in oxygen production plants from Rome

Air India airlifts 35 tonnes of zeolite mineral used in oxygen production plants from Rome

(Source: PTI)

15 May 2021, 3:09 PM

5 members of a family killed in fire in West Bengal

Five members of a family, including three children, were killed in a fire at Hematabad in West Bengal's Uttar Dinajpur district, police said on Saturday.
(Source: PTI)

15 May 2021, 2:16 PM

Cyclone Tauktae 250km away, likely to reach Maharashtra by tonight

3 teams in Mumbai, 1 in Goa & 14 deputed at Pune HQ. Cyclone Tauktae 250km away, likely to reach Maharashtra by tonight/tomorrow. It'd be far from Western coast hence will have minimal impact. Strong wind, rainfall expected in coastal districts: Anupam Srivastava, Commandant NDRF

15 May 2021, 1:28 PM

Kozhikode in Kerala continues to receive heavy rainfall. IMD has issued Red Alert in Kozhikode today.

(Source: ANI)

15 May 2021, 1:14 PM

West Bengal govt announces complete lockdown from May 16 till May 30 to curb COVID-19 spread

West Bengal govt announces complete lockdown from May 16 till May 30 to curb COVID-19 spread

15 May 2021, 12:58 PM

INS Jalashwa will be carrying back oxygen tanks, cylinders and other equipment to India: High Commission of India in Singapore

INS Jalashwa will be carrying back oxygen tanks, cylinders and other equipment to India: High Commission of India in Singapore

(Source: NDTV)

15 May 2021, 12:33 PM

3 killed, 2 injured as car falls from bridge in Odisha

Three persons were killed and two others injured when a car in which they were travelling fell down from a bridge on the National Highway 16 near Balasore in the early hours of Saturday, police said.

Five persons were travelling in the vehicle from Baripada in neighbouring Mayurbhanj district to Bhubaneswar when at about 3 am in the morning the driver lost control of the car and it fell down from the bridge, the police said.

Balasore industrial police reached the accident spot and sent the five persons to Balasore headquarter hospital where doctors declared three of them brought dead.

15 May 2021, 12:33 PM

COVID-19: For those who need oxygen, our team will reach them in 2 hours, says Delhi CM Kejriwal

15 May 2021, 12:17 PM

In the last 24 hours, 6500 cases have been reported in Delhi: Kejirwal

In the last 24 hours, 6500 cases have been reported in Delhi, the positivity rate has further gone down to 11%. So Corona's impact is going down in Delhi. 1000 ICU beds have been set up within 15 days, our doctors and engineers have set an example. I thank them: Delhi CM

We're starting oxygen concentrator bank today. Essential to provide oxygen to COVID patients, on time. We've started this for such patients. 200 such banks set up in every dist. Our team will provide the concentrator at doorstep of patients in home isolation, if needed: Delhi CM

(Source: ANI)

15 May 2021, 12:15 PM

Lockdown extended in Raipur district till 6 am of 31st May

Chhattisgarh: Lockdown extended in Raipur district till 6 am of 31st May. The lockdown has been extended with conditions.

(Source: ANI)

15 May 2021, 10:26 AM

PM Narendra Modi to chair a high-level meeting today on the COVID-19 related situation

PM Narendra Modi to chair a high-level meeting today on the COVID-19 related situation and vaccination.

(Source: ANI)

15 May 2021, 10:26 AM

PM Modi to hold an important meeting today to review preparations against Cyclone Tauktae

PM Narendra Modi to hold an important meeting today to review preparations against the upcoming Cyclone Tauktae. Top officers across the Government and NDMA to participate.

(Source: ANI)

15 May 2021, 9:56 AM

Bodies seen in and around river Ganga in Ghazipur

15 May 2021, 9:56 AM

Andamans reports 32 new COVID-19 cases, 2 more deaths

Andaman and Nicobar Islands reported 32 new COVID-19 cases, pushing the coronavirus tally in the union territory to 6,542, a health department official said on Saturday.

(Source: PTI)

15 May 2021, 9:39 AM

India reports 3,26,098 new COVID-19 cases and 3,890 deaths

India reports 3,26,098 new COVID-19 cases, 3,53,299 discharges and 3,890 deaths in the last 24 hours, as per Union Health Ministry

Total cases: 2,43,72,907
Total discharges: 2,04,32,898
Death toll: 2,66,207
Active cases: 36,73,802
Total vaccination: 18,04,57,579

(Source: ANI)

15 May 2021, 9:24 AM

Thane district's COVID-19 count up by 1,697, death toll by 59

With 1,697 new coronavirus cases, the infection count in Thane district of Maharashtra mounted to 4,97,810, an official said on Saturday.

(Source: PTI

15 May 2021, 9:11 AM

Maharashtra: Two policemen arrested for taking Rs 15,000 bribe

Two policemen have been arrested for allegedly accepting a bribe of Rs 15,000 from a woman for reducing the charges slapped against her husband in a criminal case, the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) said on Saturday.

(Source: PTI)

15 May 2021, 9:10 AM

An Indian Air Force IL-76 airlifted 3 empty cryogenic oxygen containers from Mumbai to Kuwait for refilling

An Indian Air Force IL-76 airlifted 3 empty cryogenic oxygen containers from Mumbai to Kuwait for refilling. In addition, 2 IAF C-130s airlifted 410 oxygen cylinders from Bangkok to Hindon Air Base.

In India, C-17s airlifted 2 oxygen tankers from Hindon to Ranchi, 2 from Yelahanka to Bhubaneswar, 2 from Hyderabad to Bhubaneswar and 2 from Madurai to Ranchi. Other C-17s are bringing 3 oxygen tankers from Sulur to Panagarh.

(Source: ANI)

15 May 2021, 9:10 AM

31,30,17,193 samples tested for COVID-19 up to 14th May 2021

31,30,17,193 samples tested for COVID-19 up to 14th May 2021. Of these, 16,93,093 samples were tested yesterday: Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR)

(Source: ANI)

15 May 2021, 9:09 AM

Plea filed in SC seeking directions to utilise PM CARES Fund to procure COVID vaccine, install oxygen plants

A plea has been filed in the Supreme Court seeking directions to utilise PM CARES Fund to procure COVID-19 vaccine, install oxygen plants and other essential equipment.

(Source: ANI)

15 May 2021, 8:45 AM

Global COVID-19 caseload tops 161.5 million

The overall global Covid-19 caseload has topped 161.5 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 3.35 million, according to the Johns Hopkins University.

(Source: IANS)

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