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COVID-19 vaccination for people in 18-44 age group will not begin from May 1 in West Bengal due to paucity of doses: Official

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30 Apr 2021, 8:17 PM

West Bengal defers third phase of vaccination due to paucity of doses

COVID-19 vaccination for people in 18-44 age group will not begin from May 1 in West Bengal due to paucity of doses: Official

(Source: PTI)

30 Apr 2021, 7:58 PM

Summer vacations declared in universities and colleges of Bihar from 1st May to 31st May due to surge in COVID cases

Summer vacations declared in universities and colleges of Bihar from 1st May to 31st May, in view of the COVID19 situation.

(Source: ANI)

30 Apr 2021, 7:17 PM

Apollo and Max Hospitals confirm rollout of vaccine tomorrow for all above 18 years at all their centres

Apollo and Max Hospitals has confirmed rollout of vaccine tomorrow for all above 18 years at all their centres

(Source: NDTV)


30 Apr 2021, 6:57 PM

West Bengal imposes restrictions on all kind of gathering amid COVID-19 surge

West Bengal has imposed restrictions on all kind of gathering amid COVID-19 surge

(Source: Hinsutan Times)

30 Apr 2021, 5:34 PM

Earthquake of magnitude 3.5 occurred in Sonitpur, Assam

Earthquake of magnitude 3.5 on the Richter scale occurred in Sonitpur, Assam at 1649 hours today: National Center for Seismology

(Source: ANI)


30 Apr 2021, 5:24 PM

Uttar Pradesh records highest single-day rise of 332 COVID-19 deaths, fatality count reaches 12,570; 34,626 fresh cases push infection tally to 12,52,324: Official  (Source: PTI)

30 Apr 2021, 5:19 PM

If mildly symptomatic, continue medications for other comorbid conditions, advises AIIMS

If mildly symptomatic or asymptomatic, continue medications for other comorbid conditions as prescribed, advises AIIMS director

(Source: PTI)


30 Apr 2021, 4:03 PM

Chandro Tomar popularly knows as 'Shooter Dadi', passes away

Chandro Tomar popularly knows as 'Shooter Dadi', has passed away

She was admitted to a Meerut hospital on April 26 after she tested positive for COVID19.

(Source: ANI)

30 Apr 2021, 4:03 PM

Sensex plummets 983 points to end at 48,782, Nifty tanks 263 points to 14,631

Sensex plummets 983.58 pts to end at 48,782.36; Nifty tanks 263.80 pts to 14,631.10

(Source: PTI)


30 Apr 2021, 3:44 PM

On the establishment day of Gujarat, May 1, the state govt will provide free vaccines to people above 18

On the establishment day of Gujarat, May 1, the state govt will provide free vaccines to people above 18 years of age in 10 districts of the state with a high number of COVID cases. Vaccination of youth in Gujarat is starting tomorrow: Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani

(Source: ANI

30 Apr 2021, 3:31 PM

Delhi High Court suggests creating a WhatsApp group for communication between the oxygen suppliers and their target hospitals

Delhi High Court suggests creating a WhatsApp group for communication between the oxygen suppliers and their target hospitals, which will help in keeping transparency and accountancy

(Source: ANI)


30 Apr 2021, 3:25 PM

Maharashtra CM believes that vaccination must start vaccination from May 1 when Maharashtra Day is celebrated: Maharashtra Health Minister Rajesh Tope

Maharashtra CM believes that vaccination must start vaccination from May 1, when Maharashtra Day is celebrated. So just for the inauguration, we will start a nominal vaccination drive on that day: Maharashtra Health Minister Rajesh Tope

(Source: ANI)

30 Apr 2021, 3:23 PM

UP has installed GPS devices on its tankers carrying oxygen to ensure that vehicles are moving, Centre tells SC

UP has installed GPS devices on its tankers carrying oxygen to ensure that vehicles are moving, Centre tells SC

(Source: PTI)


30 Apr 2021, 2:45 PM

Delhi Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal tests positive for COVID-19

Delhi Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal tests positive for COVID-19. He says he has mild symptoms and has isolated himself.

(Source: ANI)

30 Apr 2021, 2:25 PM

Madras High Court Chief Justice accepts a request to impose a ban on the bursting of firecrackers on counting dayi in TN

Madras High Court Chief Justice accepts a request made by advocate Ajay Francis Loyola to impose a ban on the bursting of firecrackers on the day of the counting of votes in Tamil Nadu & Puducherry on May 2.

(Source: ANI)


30 Apr 2021, 2:24 PM

Bihar chief secretary Arun Kumar Singh passes away due to COVID-19

Bihar chief secretary Arun Kumar Singh passes away at a hospital in Patna where he was undergoing treatment for COVID-19.

(Source: ANI)

30 Apr 2021, 1:42 PM

Delhi High Court says it is a war against COVID, not a battle

Delhi High Court says it is a war against COVID, not a battle.

The Court observation came when one of the oxygen suppliers, Vinayak Gases, tells High Court that its owners are down with COVID and they are providing everything.

(Source: ANI)


30 Apr 2021, 1:28 PM

Senior journalist Rohit Sardana passes away

Senior journalist Rohit Sardana has passed away. He had tested positive for COVID-19 and was undergoing treatment

(Source: Hisdustan, DNA)

30 Apr 2021, 1:16 PM

SC tells Centre there should be free flow of information, says we should hear voices of citizens (Source: PTI)


30 Apr 2021, 1:16 PM

COVID-19: SC says there should not be any presumption that grievances raised on internet by citizens are false (Source: PTI) 

30 Apr 2021, 1:13 PM

SC says there should be no clamp down on dissemination of information on COVID-19

SC says there should be no clamp down on dissemination of information on COVID-19

(Source: PTI)


30 Apr 2021, 12:34 PM

GOI has started importing Remdesivir from other countries, says GOI

Government of India has started importing the vital drug Remdesivir from other countries to ease out its shortage. The first Consignment of 75,000 vials will reach India today: Government of India.

(Source: ANI)

30 Apr 2021, 12:19 PM

SC begins hearing in the case where it took suo moto cognizance on COVID issues

Supreme Court begins hearing in the case where it took suo moto cognizance on issues related to oxygen supply, drug supply, and various other policies in relation to the COVID-19 pandemic.

(Source: ANI)


30 Apr 2021, 12:18 PM

Don't queue up at centres tomorrow, as soon as vaccines come we will make announcements, says Delhi CM

I request you to not queue up at the centres tomorrow. As soon as the vaccines come, we will make proper announcements. Only then people with appointments can start coming to the centres: Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal.

(Source: ANI)

30 Apr 2021, 10:56 AM

SC pays homage to former attorney general Soli Sorabjee

SC pays homage to former attorney general Soli Sorabjee, who passed away after getting infected with COVID-19

(Source: PTI)


30 Apr 2021, 10:55 AM

Adityanath recovers from COVID-19, tests negative

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Friday said he has tested negative for COVID-19.

(Source: PTI)

30 Apr 2021, 10:54 AM

Haryana 2 Oxygen tankers airlifted from Bhubaneswar yesterday & 2 today

Haryana: 2 Oxygen tankers airlifted from Bhubaneswar yesterday & 2 today. Tankers to also reach from Angul Tata Plant, 4 Oxygen tankers from Rourkela Plant reaching tomorrow. CM held a meeting over Oxygen supply last night. Oxygen quota of the state has been increased to 232 MT.

(Source: ANI)


30 Apr 2021, 10:20 AM

Telangana adds 7,646 new COVID-19 cases, 53 deaths take toll to 2,261

Telangana reported7,646 fresh COPVId-19 cases taking the tally to over 4.35 lakh while the toll stood at2,261 with 53 more casualties.

(Source: PTI)

30 Apr 2021, 10:00 AM

Sensex tumbles 424.70 pts to 49,341.24 in opening session

Sensex tumbles 424.70 pts to 49,341.24 in opening session; Nifty falls 117.65 pts to 14,777.25

(Source: PTI)


30 Apr 2021, 10:00 AM

A 57 member Naval Medical Team, consisting of 4 doctors, 7 nurses, 26 paramedics & 20 supporting staff, deputed to Ahmedabad

A 57 member Naval Medical Team, consisting of 4 doctors, 7 nurses, 26 paramedics & 20 supporting staff, deputed to Ahmedabad. It'll be deployed at 'PM Cares COVID Hospital', set up to manage COVID crisis. Initial deployment is for 2 months, which would be extended if required.

(Source: ANI)

30 Apr 2021, 9:58 AM

2 arrested for hoarding & black marketing of Remdesivir in Delhi

Delhi: 2 arrested for hoarding & black marketing of Remdesivir. 10 vials recovered, they used to sell it at Rs 35,000-50,000 per piece. One accused worked as a housekeeping staff at a hospital while the other worked at a pharmaceutical supplier's. Search underway to nab others.

(Source: ANI)


30 Apr 2021, 9:53 AM

Thane district reports 3,384 new COVID-19 cases, 60 deaths

With the addition of 3,384 new coronavirus cases, the infection count in Thane district of Maharashtra mounted to 4,64,135, an official said on Friday.

(Source: PTI)

30 Apr 2021, 9:52 AM

59 new cases push COVID-19 tally of Andamans to 5,875

At least 59 more people have tested positive for COVID-19 in Andaman and Nicobar Islands, taking the tally in the Union Territory to 5,875, a health department official said on Friday.

(Source: PTI)


30 Apr 2021, 9:34 AM

India reports 3,86,452 new COVID-19 cases, 3498 deaths

India reports 3,86,452 new COVID-19 cases, 3498 deaths and 2,97,540 discharges in the last 24 hours, as per Union Health Ministry Total cases: 1,87,62,976 Total recoveries: 1,53,84,418 Death toll: 2,08,330 Active cases: 31,70,228 Total vaccination: 15,22,45,179

(Source: ANI)

30 Apr 2021, 9:32 AM

Bhupesh Baghel writes to PM Modi suggesting to him that an order of priority for vaccination be fixed in 18-44 years

Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel writes to PM Narendra Modi suggesting to him that an order of priority for vaccination be fixed in the age category of 18-44 years, and priority be given to the socially and economically weaker sections, in the light of shortage of vaccine.

The CM further suggests that on-site registration be also made available for this category so that no one is deprived of vaccination due to online registration alone.

(Source: ANI)


30 Apr 2021, 9:31 AM

28,63,92,086 samples tested up to 29th April 2021, for COVID-19

28,63,92,086 samples tested up to 29th April 2021, for COVID-19. Of these 19,20,107 samples were tested yesterday: Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR)

(Source: ANI)

30 Apr 2021, 8:35 AM

One killed, two injured after an oxygen cylinder explodes during refilling in Kanpur

Kanpur: One worker died, at least two injured after an oxygen cylinder exploded during refilling at Panki Oxygen Plant earlier this morning. Police is present at the site of the incident located in Dada Nagar industrial area. Details awaited.

(Source: ANI)

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