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Kejriwal urges UP, Haryana to unite against Covid-19 (Ld)

Kejriwal urges UP, Haryana to unite against Covid-19 (Ld)

New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) Delhi Chief Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday appealed to neighbouring state governments - Haryana and Uttar Pradesh to come together to fight against the spread of Covid-19 instead of allowing borders to divide the response to the pandemic.Kejriwal's remarks came a day after th...

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IMA, Kerala medical officers want change in strategy to fight Covid

IMA, Kerala medical officers want change in strategy to fight Covid

Thiruvananthapuram, April 22 (IANS) The Kerala unit of the Indian Medical Association and the Kerala Government Medical Officers Association (KGMOA) on Thursday told the state government that there should be a change in strategy to tackle the surging Covid-19 cases.On Wednesday when 1,21,763 people ...

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Case against hospital after Covid positive judge finds no doctors

Case against hospital after Covid positive judge finds no doctors

Kanpur, April 22 (IANS) A private medical facility in Kanpur has been booked for lack of facilities and negligence after the district judge who had tested positive for Covid-19, went to the hospital and saw the state of affairs.The judge reached the Naraina hospital along with the Chief Medical Offi...

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Pak-Iran ties moving towards positive cooperation: Qureshi

Pak-Iran ties moving towards positive cooperation: Qureshi

Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi, who is on a three-day visit to Iran, said that the relations between the two countries are moving towards positive cooperation. "Fraternal relations between the two countries had deepened during the visit," he said. "Iranian President Ha...

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78 militants killed in Afghanistan in 24 hrs

78 militants killed in Afghanistan in 24 hrs

Kabul, April 22 (IANS) At least 78 Taliban militants were killed in various operations conducted by Afghan government forces in the past 24 hours, the Ministry of Defence announced on Thursday."Forty-four Taliban militants were also wounded and eight others were arrested as a result of Afghan Nation...

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Apollo Hospital Joint MD demands green corridor for oxygen tanker movement

Apollo Hospital Joint MD demands green corridor for oxygen tanker movement

New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) Amid the shortage of oxygen supply, Apollo Hospital's Joint Managing director Sangita Reddy has demanded a green corridor for the movement of oxygen tankers to the hospitals.In a series of tweets, she has tagged the Prime Minister office, Union Ministers Rajnath Singh and ...

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No shortage of oxygen in Andhra: Industries Minister

No shortage of oxygen in Andhra: Industries Minister

Amaravati, April 22 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Industries Minister Mekapati Goutham Reddy on Thursday said there is no shortage of oxygen in the state, a crucial gas needed to treat coronavirus patients suffering from low levels of the life supporting gas in their body."When it comes to oxygen, AP state ...

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We will heal, defeat this virus: Rahul Gandhi

We will heal, defeat this virus: Rahul Gandhi

New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) Amid despair due to surging Covid cases, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi has hoped that things will change and a time will come when people will hug again."One day we will hug again. I have hope and faith in the human spirit, in the Indian spirit. We will heal. We will defeat...

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KTR questions different pricing for Covid vaccine

KTR questions different pricing for Covid vaccine

Hyderabad, April 22 (IANS) Telangana's Industry Minister K.T. Rama Rao on Thursday questioned the different pricing of Covid-19 vaccine for the central and state governments.The Minister, who is also the working president of Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS), took to Twitter to wonder why there is no ...

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Over 300 passengers flee Silchar airport to avoid Covid test

Over 300 passengers flee Silchar airport to avoid Covid test

Silchar, April 22 (IANS) Over 300 passengers, who had arrived at Assam's Silchar airport, escaped the mandatory testing for Covid-19, officials said on Thursday.Southern Assam's Cachar district Additional Deputy Commissioner Sumit Sattawan said that they are collecting details of all the air travell...

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