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AP Guv calls on varsities to raise Covid awareness on war footing

Amaravati |Wednesday, 2021 1:15:06 AM IST

Andhra Pradesh Governor Biswa Bhusan Harichandan on Tuesday called on the vice-chancellors of all the universities to take up Coronavirus awareness programmes on mission mode to succeed in the fight a

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Karnataka ministers brief Guv about steps to tackle pandemic

Bengaluru |Wednesday, 2021 1:15:06 AM IST

Karnataka revenue minister R. Ashoka and Law and Parliamentary Affairs minister Basvaraj Bommai on Tuesday met Governor Vajubhai R. Vala at Raj Bhavan and briefed him about the measures taken to tackl

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Vedanta offers to supply oxygen from its closed copper plant in Tuticorin

Chennai |Wednesday, 2021 2:15:06 AM IST

The Vedanta group has offered to supply oxygen from its locked Sterlite copper plant in Tuticorin.

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Covid-19 crisis: Delhi HC slams Centre, says "we will be doomed'

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2021 2:15:06 AM IST

Slamming the Centre over the Covid-19 crisis, the Delhi High Court on Tuesday said if medicines and resources are diverted without application of mind, then "people will have blood on their hands".

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Cinema theatres in Telangana to shut down voluntarily

Hyderabad |Wednesday, 2021 2:15:06 AM IST

Cinema theatres in Telangana on Tuesday decided to voluntarily close down from Wednesday in view of the continuing surge in Covid-19 cases in the state.

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Brazilian Covid-19 variant much more transmissible: Study

Sao Paulo |Wednesday, 2021 1:15:06 AM IST

An international team of researchers has found evidence suggesting that the Brazilian coronavirus variant, the P.1 or B11248, may be up to twice as transmissible as prior strains.

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Covid: Maha reports record death toll, cases rise again

Mumbai |Wednesday, 2021 4:15:05 AM IST

A day after cooling off, Covid-19 cases shot up again in Maharashtra on Tuesday with the state reporting its highest ever death toll with a spike in the number of active cases, health officials said.

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Lockdown should be the last resort: Modi

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2021 6:15:06 AM IST

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday advised the state governments to use lockdown as the last resort to contain the spread of the Covid-19 cases. He said that instead of lockdown, the focus should

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Over 1.2K Covid patients died in Delhi in last one week

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2021 6:15:06 AM IST

While the streets of the national capital wore a deserted look on the first day of the six-day lockdown on Monday, sounds of ambulance siren echoed in the city roads, especially in the areas having de

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China to produce over 3 billion Covid vax this year

Beijing |Wednesday, 2021 6:15:06 AM IST

China is expected to produce more than 3 billion Covid-19 vaccine doses this year, an official said on Tuesday.

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2,105 beds in Central hospitals open for Covid patients in Delhi

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2021 5:15:05 AM IST

The Union government on Tuesday announced that 2,105 beds in its hospitals in the national capital have been thrown open for Covid patients of the city.

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JSW to supply K'taka 400 ton of oxygen daily: Minister

Bengaluru |Wednesday, 2021 5:15:05 AM IST

With several hospitals claiming that shortage of oxygen was claiming several lives, Karnataka Mines and Geology Minister, Murugesh R. Nirani on Tuesday held a meeting with steel manufacturing giants l

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