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India Asks State Banks To Withdraw Cash Abroad So Cairn Cannot Seize It

May 7, 2021
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India has asked state-run banks to withdraw funds from their foreign currency accounts abroad, two government officials and a banker said, as New Delhi fears Cairn Energy may try to seize the cash after an arbitration ruling in a tax dispute. Cairn was awarded damages of more than $1.2 billion plus interest and costs i | Read more|

Covid: Countries send aid to ease India's oxygen emergency

April 26, 2021
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International efforts are under way to help India as the country suffers critical oxygen shortages amid a devastating surge in Covid cases. The UK has begun sending ventilators and oxygen concentrator devices. EU members are also due to send aid. The US is lifting a ban on sending raw materials abroad, enabling India t | Read more|

Supplying Oxygen To 800 Hospitals, Only Delhi Complaining: INOX In Court

April 26, 2021
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Oxygen supplier INOX today told Delhi High Court that it is "supplying oxygen to 800 hospitals across the country and only the ones in Delhi" are complaining. This, Inox said, is happening when its supplies for Delhi have been cut down by the Centre and the majority of its production has been allocated to Uttar Pradesh | Read more|

Arvind Kejriwal's Office "Regrets" Televised Appeal To PM Amid Row

April 23, 2021
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi met with the Chief Minister of the 10 states worst hit by the deadly second wave of Covid today, on a day India touched a new record of 3.32 lakh Covid cases and 2,263 deaths in 24 hours. His discussion with Arvind Kejriwal, which was live on TV for some time, became controversial as the De | Read more|

Battle Over Oxygen As Haryana Alleges "Loot" By Delhi, UP Dials Centre

April 21, 2021
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The supply of medical oxygen has become a bone of contention between Delhi and Uttar Pradesh as the second wave Covid sweeps through the country, leaving the healthcare system in many states swamped. Officials in Uttar Pradesh have denied Delhi's accusation of blocking oxygen supplies, saying their hospitals are suffer | Read more|

Delhi Hospital Runs Out Of Oxygen, Police Step In To Help

April 20, 2021
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The Delhi Police organised a Green Corridor on Monday night to clear the way for two oxygen tankers heading to a hospital in Paschim Vihar that had almost run out of oxygen. The Action Balaji hospital has 235 Covid patients who were left without any oxygen support until the tankers arrived. | Read more|

"Covid Situation Grim But People Should Not Panic": Delhi Health Minister

April 18, 2021
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Delhi Health Minister Satyendra Jain today warned that the situation was critical on the Covid-19 front in the national capital. He, however, said there was no need to panic yet as there were several potential solutions to handle the situation. Speaking at the NDTV Solutions Summit, he said the number of fresh cases co | Read more|

Actor Deep Sidhu, Accused In Red Fort Violence On Republic Day, Gets Bail

April 17, 2021
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Actor-turned-activist Deep Sidhu, accused in the violence at the Red Fort complex in Delhi on Republic Day during a farmers' tractor rally, has been granted bail. The 36-year-old was arrested on February 9 from Haryana's Karnal, about 100 km from Delhi, days after scenes of chaos unfolded at the iconic Red Fort and oth | Read more|