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Caught On Camera, Horrific Assault Of Doctor By Family Of Covid Victim

June 2, 2021
Newsdesk

A doctor at a coronavirus facility in Assam's Hojai, around 140 kilometres from Guwahati, was on Tuesday mercilessly punched, kicked, and pounded with metal trash cans and bricks, by the relatives of a Covid patient who had died, allegedly due to oxygen shortage. Locals also assaulted the doctor who is now hospitalised | Read more|

Coronavirus: How India descended into Covid-19 chaos

May 6, 2021
Newsdesk

On Monday, a senior official from India's federal government told journalists that there was no shortage of oxygen in Delhi or anywhere else in the country. As he spoke, several small hospitals - only a few miles from where he stood in the capital - were sending out desperate messages about them running out of oxygen, | Read more|

Oxygen Concentrators Lying With Customs, High Court Demands Details

May 3, 2021
Newsdesk

The Delhi High Court has asked the Centre to provide details of oxygen concentrators that are lying with the customs department pending clearance, by 3 pm today. Amid the terrible oxygen crisis in Delhi, triggered by the savage second wave of coronavirus, oxygen concentrators are hugely sought after medical equipment b | Read more|

"Don't Hoard Oxygen": Government To Embassies Amid Row Over SOS

May 2, 2021
Newsdesk

Foreign missions should not hoard oxygen and other essential supplies, the Ministry of External Affairs said on Sunday, as at least two of them turned to the opposition Congress for help amid the unprecedented coronavirus crisis in India that has crippled its healthcare system. | Read more|

"Please Save Her": Father's SOS For Baby Who Died After Hospital Wait

April 28, 2021
Newsdesk

An infant died after a long wait for admission into a hospital in Andhra Pradesh's Vishakhapatnam last evening. She had reportedly tested positive for Covid and had difficulty breathing. Her parents begged for her treatment for nearly an hour but when she was finally admitted, it was too late. | Read more|

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

April 23, 2021
Newsdesk

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|

Covid in Uttar Pradesh: Coronavirus overwhelms India's most populous state

April 20, 2021
Newsdesk

India is reeling under a severe second wave of Covid-19 and many states are struggling to cope with the rising numbers. Uttar Pradesh, India's most populous state, is among the worst affected in the country and its people are suffering even as authorities insist the situation is under control, reports the BBC's Geeta P | Read more|

Covid Bed Allotment Through "War Rooms", Not Hospitals: Mumbai's Plan

March 30, 2021
Newsdesk

As coronavirus cases continue to rise in Mumbai, the city's civic body is preparing for a possible shortage of hospital beds, thus adding and reserving more beds for Covid patients. At private hospitals, all ICU beds and 80 per cent of all Covid beds will be reserved for centralised allotment to patients through the ci | Read more|