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Video | “Despite A Year To Prepare…”: Sonia Gandhi Slams Centre Over Covid
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Video | “Despite A Year To Prepare…”: Sonia Gandhi Slams Centre Over Covid

The government's handling of second Covid wave today drew sharp criticism from Congress chief Sonia Gandhi at an online meeting of top party leaders where she said that India has "regrettably been caught off guard again despite a year to prepare". Hitting out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi over "thundering silence" amid repeated appeals about medical oxygen, hospital beds and vaccines, the Congress chief stressed that "immunisation age should be reduced to 25". Source link
Coronavirus India Live Updates: Covaxin supplies to be doubled soon; several states report oxygen shortage
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Coronavirus India Live Updates: Covaxin supplies to be doubled soon; several states report oxygen shortage

Covid-19 testing at Chacha Nehru Bal Chikitsalaya on Friday in New Delhi. (Express Photo By Amit Mehra)Coronavirus India Live Updates: With the demand for vaccines increasing, the Centre Friday announced a plan to double by May-June the Covaxin production capacity of Hyderabad-based Bharat Biotech, including a grant of Rs 65 crore for building a new production facility in Bengaluru. On Friday, as the country registered a record 2,17,353 new cases and 1,185 deaths, several states reported shortage of oxygen supply due to the surge. Against this backdrop, Prime Minister Narendra Modi held a review meeting on the current situation of oxygen supply and projected use over the next 15 days in 12 high-incidence states — Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat, Uttar Pr...
Video | Government Needs To Empower States More: Shashi Tharoor
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Video | Government Needs To Empower States More: Shashi Tharoor

Congress MP Shashi Tharoor, in an exclusive interview to NDTV, says that the government needs to empower the states more, give them more data and more support. "Each state is not the same, some are more affected, some are less prepared, and some have less infrastructure," he said. Source link
Why is India’s second Covid wave way more severe than first | India News – Times of India
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Why is India’s second Covid wave way more severe than first | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: The healthcare infrastructure is overstressed. Covid numbers are rising at a breakneck pace. And over 1,000 people are dying every day. The second wave of Covid infections has put India in a bind with the Centre and state doubling down efforts to bring the worrying situation under control. Here's a snapshot of India's second Covid wave ...A look at the pandemic situation in other nations suggests that the second wave of coronavirus is usually more severe than the first. Take US for example. The country witnessed its Covid peak as early as April last year. The second peak around July was more severe with the country reporting three times as many cases as the previous peak. The third peak in January this year was even worse with country touching almost 3 lakh cases in a single ...
Amid second Covid wave, here’s a list of states that have flagged vaccine shortage
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Amid second Covid wave, here’s a list of states that have flagged vaccine shortage

As states run out of vaccine stocks in the face of surging Covid-19 cases, Adar Poonawalla, the CEO of Serum Institute of India (SII), the world’s largest vaccine manufacturer, Friday appealed to US President Joe Biden to lift the embargo on export of raw materials needed to manufacture vaccines out of the United States so that vaccine production can be fast-tracked. Tagging Biden on Twitter, Poonawalla wrote, “Respected @POTUS, if we are to truly unite in beating this virus, on behalf of the vaccine industry outside the U.S., I humbly request you to lift the embargo of raw material exports out of the U.S. so that vaccine production can ramp up. Your administration has the details.” As the second wave of Covid-19 grips India with record number of fresh cases being detected ...
NDA Exam should postpone demands students and parents covid 19 – NDA परीक्षा भी टालने की मांग वीडियो – हिन्दी न्यूज़ वीडियो एनडीटीवी ख़बर
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NDA Exam should postpone demands students and parents covid 19 – NDA परीक्षा भी टालने की मांग वीडियो – हिन्दी न्यूज़ वीडियो एनडीटीवी ख़बर

देश के करीब दो लाख बच्चों को 18 अप्रैल को नेशनल डिफेंस अकैडमी (NDA) की परीक्षा देनी है. छात्र और अभिभावक UPSC से परीक्षा टालने की मांग कर रहे हैं. Source link
Union Minister Prakash Javadekar Tests Positive For Covid-19, Asks Recent Contacts To Get Tested
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Union Minister Prakash Javadekar Tests Positive For Covid-19, Asks Recent Contacts To Get Tested

New Delhi: Union Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change Prakash Javadekar on Friday tested Covid-19 positive and urged the people who have come in contact with him in the last two to three days to get themselves tested.The Union Minister confirmed the news on the micro-blogging platform Twitter.ALSO READ | UP Lockdown: Yogi Govt Imposes Complete Lockdown On Sunday; Essential Services Exempted“I have tested #COVID positive today. All those who have come in contact with me in the last 2-3 days may please get themselves tested,” he tweeted.I have tested #COVID positive today. All those who have come in contact with me in the last 2-3 days may please get themselves tested.— Prakash Javadekar (@PrakashJavdekar) April 16, 2021Meanwhile, India added over two lakh new coronavirus ca...
Medical journal Lancet claims COVID 19 is predominantly transmitted through the air – लैंसेट का दावा- हवा से भी फैल रहा है कोरोनावायरस वीडियो – हिन्दी न्यूज़ वीडियो एनडीटीवी ख़बर
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Medical journal Lancet claims COVID 19 is predominantly transmitted through the air – लैंसेट का दावा- हवा से भी फैल रहा है कोरोनावायरस वीडियो – हिन्दी न्यूज़ वीडियो एनडीटीवी ख़बर

भारत में कोरोना की दूसरी लहर में तेजी से संक्रमण के मामले सामने आ रहे हैं. मेडिकल जर्नल लैंसेट का कहना है कि यह वायरस अब न केवल छूने बल्कि हवा के माध्यम से भी फैल रहा है. Source link
Kartik Aaryan KICKED OUT From Dharma Productions’ Dostana 2 Due To ‘Unprofessional Behaviour’ Karan Johar VOWS To Never Work With The Actor Again!
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Kartik Aaryan KICKED OUT From Dharma Productions’ Dostana 2 Due To ‘Unprofessional Behaviour’ Karan Johar VOWS To Never Work With The Actor Again!

Here’s a bad news for all the fans of Kartik Aryan as the actor has been replaced from his much talked about film with Janhvi Kapoor ‘Dostana 2’. Kartik had joined the star-cast of the film in 2019 however due to the coronavirus pandemic last year the movie got stalled and now the latest update is that the actor is no more associated with the film.The reason stated behind this decision is a fallout between Karan Johar and Kartik Aaryan along with the creative differences.A source close to Dharma productions revealed to ABP News, “Kartik has expressed creative differences over the script of ‘Dostana 2’. Moreover, his talent agency has not been giving dates for the film and hence the production house has decided to replace the actor.”The source further adds that, “The reason for Kartik Aa...
West Bengal Polls 2021: All-Party Meet With EC To Ensure Covid Protocols Are ‘Strictly Implemented’
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West Bengal Polls 2021: All-Party Meet With EC To Ensure Covid Protocols Are ‘Strictly Implemented’

Kolkata: On Friday, the Chief Electoral Officer of West Bengal Aariz Aftab will meet representatives of all the parties to ensure that Covid protocols are strictly adhered during the remaining polls and campaigning. The meeting was called on Wednesday as the Calcutta High Court's orders came in on Tuesday after hearing two PILs in this regard. The PILs expressed concern that the people participating in the ongoing election campaigns are not adhering to the COVID guidelines and that this may cause a serious spike in coronavirus cases in the state.ALSO READ: Lucknow Covid Deaths: Congress Shares Video Of Tin Wall Covering Baikunth Dham To Hide Mass FuneralAll political parties in the state have been asked to send only one representative each for the meeting which will discuss matters rela...
Actor Karan Wahi Receives Death Threats & Hate Messages After His Post On Naga Babas Gathering At Kumbh Mela Amidst COVID-19 Surge Goes Viral!
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Actor Karan Wahi Receives Death Threats & Hate Messages After His Post On Naga Babas Gathering At Kumbh Mela Amidst COVID-19 Surge Goes Viral!

Popular TV actor Karan Wahi’s recent post on social media has landed him in controversy as the actor has received death threats, hate messages and abuses from a section of netizens after he questioned the large gathering at the Kumbh Mela.It all started when Karan took a dig at the large gathering of naga sadhus at the on-going Kumbh Mela and wrote on his Instagram story: "Isn't there a Work From Home culture for Naga Babas? Like get water from Ganga and take a shower at home #justcurious #kumbhmela. (sic)"However, his post didn’t go well with a section of netizens who started trolling an abusing him & even called him anti-Hindu. One of the trolls even asked him if he had ever read Bhagavad Gita.Later Karan also shared on social media that he has received many death threats on his I...
Government will import medical oxygen – कोरोना : 50 हजार मीट्रिक टन ऑक्सीजन का आयात करेगी केंद्र सरकार वीडियो – हिन्दी न्यूज़ वीडियो एनडीटीवी ख़बर
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Government will import medical oxygen – कोरोना : 50 हजार मीट्रिक टन ऑक्सीजन का आयात करेगी केंद्र सरकार वीडियो – हिन्दी न्यूज़ वीडियो एनडीटीवी ख़बर

कोरोना के बढ़ते मामलों के बीच कई राज्यों में मेडिकल ऑक्सीजन की कमी की खबरें आईं. अब इसी को लेकर केंद्र सरकार ने बड़ा फैसला लिया है. सरकार 50 हजार मीट्रिक टन ऑक्सीजन के आयात के लिए टेंडर निकालेगी. Source link
Video | Maharashtra Records 61,695 New COVID-19 Cases, 349 Deaths
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Video | Maharashtra Records 61,695 New COVID-19 Cases, 349 Deaths

Maharashtra today reported 61,695 fresh coronavirus cases, taking the tally to 36,39,855, while 349 new fatalities pushed the death count to 59,153, the state health department said. The COVID-19 case tally is the second highest single-day count so far after 63,294 infections were reported in the state on April 11. Source link
Coronavirus symptoms: Most COVID+ patients experience these symptoms, according to doctors
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Coronavirus symptoms: Most COVID+ patients experience these symptoms, according to doctors

Having a prickly, itchy throat, which could also feel like you have experienced some swelling can be indicators of a sore throat. It is also one of the most commonly experienced symptoms in a COVID-19 infection, seen in over 52% of cases globally.A sore throat could feel like your throat actually hurts, or gets irritated. Some even experience a mild burning or itching sensation, which can get worse when swallowing food or water. Sometimes, a hoarse or muzzled voice, developing white patches (only clinically seen) or swelling can happen. Source link
Video | Weekend Curfew In Delhi; Malls, Gyms Shut, Home Delivery For Restaurants
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Video | Weekend Curfew In Delhi; Malls, Gyms Shut, Home Delivery For Restaurants

Delhi will shut down on weekends from Friday to "break the chain of transmission" as it tackles a steep rise in Covid cases, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced today. During the weekend curfew, essential activities like weddings planned already will be allowed with passes. Auditoriums, restaurants, malls, gyms and spas will be shut down and movie theatres will be allowed with a third of their capacity on weekdays. Eating out is banned and only home deliveries and takeaways are allowed. Weekly markets will continue but with restrictions - one market will be allowed on any day at a given zone. Source link