Congress leader Shaktisinh Gohilsaid that Centrein the name of vaccine friendship sent out 6.6 crore vaccines, adding that he Sultan (PM Narendra Modi) risked the lives of his people for his false Shan-o-Shaukat.
The National Delhi Traders Association (NDTA) on Friday (May 14, 2021) wrote a letter to Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, requesting him to lift the complete COVID-19 lockdown in the national capital.
India is in the midst of a deadly wave of the coronavirus pandemic, with 3,43,144 people testing positive for the virus on Friday, taking the country's caseload to 2,40,46,809. The death toll stands at 2,62,317.
BJP MP Subhas Sarkar's car was attacked by unidentified assailants with stones and bricks in Bankura district of West Bengal. Following the incident, an FIR was registered at Bankura Police Station and an investigation has been launched into the matter.
Shaheed Bhagat Singh's nephew Abhay Singh Sandhu had tested positive for coronavirus a few days back and was admitted at Mohali's Fortis Hospital. According to reports, he breathed his last on Friday evening.
The Madhya Pradesh government on Friday (May 14) announced to cancel the class 10 board exams 2021 due to the current COVID-19 pandemic situation. According to reports, MPBSE Class 12 board exams 2021, however, have been postponed. The exams will be held after the coronavirus situation improves across the state.
The IMD said that monsoon over Kerala is expected to arrive over Kerala a day earlier than its normal onset date. Initial monsoon rains are experienced over south Andaman Sea and the monsoon winds then advance north-westwards across the Bay of Bengal.
With several reports mentioning dead bodies of suspected COVID-19 victims washing up ashore in the states of Uttar Pradesh and Bihar, the police in UP has now come up with a unique method of raising awareness to discourage people from dumping bodies in the water.
A senior health department official said today that total 75 people have so far succumbed at the government-run facility at Goa Medical College and Hospital, GMCH, since May 11. However, the state government has not revealed the exact cause of recent deaths.
Gangster Mukim Kala was among three prisoners who were shot dead in a clash at the Ragaulidistrict jail in Chitrakoot in Uttar Pradesh on Friday. According to the jailor S P Tripathi, one of them died in an exchange of fire with jail officials after he shot dead the other two prisoners.
The order comes after Telangana Police were directed by the state government to stop all ambulances carrying COVID-19 patients that do not have prior permission and confirmation from the hospital for getting treatment.
Maharashtra Deputy Chief MinisterAjit Pawar on Friday (May 14) said the state government has set a target of producing 3,000 metric tonnes of oxygen per day to ensure that the state does not face a paucity of life-saving gas.
The CBSE board dismissed the specualtion that it may cancel the class 12 board exams 2021 in view of the COVID pandemic. The board officials stated that CBSE has not taken any decision yet on class 12 board exams 2021 even as a section of students and parents have been demanding cancellation of exams in view of the current crisis.
Amid a political war of words between the Centre and the Delhi government over the availability of sufficient vaccines to inoculate all adults in the national capital, the central government has said that leading drug maker Bharat Biotech is ready to share the formula of its anti-COVID vaccine COVAXIN with other manufacturers.
Calling it an unprecedented decision in the history ofKarnataka, Siddaramaiah said at a press conference in Bengaluru that a total of Rs 100 crore will be given by Congress leaders to procure COVID-19 vaccines.
Black Fungus or mucormycosis is a rare fungal infection. It is caused by a fungus named mucor, which is found on wet surfaces. Cases of mucormycosis are rapidly rising among COVID-19 survivors, causing blindness or serious illness and even death in some cases, health officials have warned.
The AAP chief also said that the Delhi government will bear the cost of education and the upbringing of children orphaned by the pandemic. Addressing a press conference, Kejriwal said the number of fresh COVID-19 cases has come down to around 8,500 and the positivity rate has dipped to around 12 per cent.
Addressing a video conference on PM-KISAN scheme, the Prime Minister said 18 crore doses of COVID-19 vaccines have been given so far and the government is making efforts to ensure that people get vaccinated at a fast pace.
Dr Reddy's Laboratories on Friday (May 14, 2021) announced that Russian COVID-19 vaccine Sputnik V will cost 995.40 + 5% GST per dose in India and the price of vaccines produced in the country may be lower.