Salve withdraws as amicus from Covid hearing due to ‘false’ allegations  

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New Delhi: Senior advocate Harish Salve sought the Supreme Court’s permission Friday to withdraw as amicus curiae from the suo motu case to distribution of essential supplies and services, including oxygen and drugs, during the COVID-19 pandemic. Harish Salve before a bench headed by Chief Justice SA Bobde said it is a ‘very sensitive’ matter. He said he did not want the case to be decided under the shadow, where statements...

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Compensations flow in for Virar hospital victims as family members allege carelessness

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Mumbai: After the death comes compensation. It is as if life has a price according to some family members of those who were killed in a hospital fire in Virar in Palghar district of Maharashtra. Prime Minister Narendra Modi condoled Friday the loss of lives and approved an ex-gratia of Rs 2 lakh each for the next of kin of the victims. The dead included eight men and five women. The...

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13 COVID-19 patients die in Maharashtra hospital fire

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Virar (Maharashtra): Thirteen COVID-19 patients died Friday in a blaze at the intensive care unit of a private hospital in Palghar district. Police said the toll may rise as rescue operations are still on. This incident, coming in the backdrop of the Nashik oxygen tragedy will certainly put the MVA government in Maharashtra in a spot of bother. The fire broke out in the ICU on the second floor of the...

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Beds at major private hospitals in Bhubaneswar fully occupied

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Bhubaneswar: The burgeoning cases of Covid-19 in the state have started straining the healthcare setups in Bhubaneswar with major private hospitals in the city showing full occupancy. Representatives from Apollo Hospital, AMRI Hospital, CARE Hospital and others claimed that their beds dedicated to Covid patients are full and there is no space for fresh admissions. Apollo Hospital in the state capital has a total of 32 beds for Covid-19 patients while three...

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4 killed, 23 hurt as fire breaks out at chemical warehouse in Dhaka

Dhaka: At least four people, including a woman, were killed and 23 others injured after a fire broke out at a chemical warehouse here in the Bangladeshi capital early Friday, according to media reports. The fire started at the ground floor of the building in Old Dhaka's Armanitola area after 3 am, Mahfuz Riben, an official at...

OPPO to launch new 5G phone April 27

New Delhi: Chinese smartphone brand OPPO Friday announced that it is all set to launch a new 5G-ready smartphone -- A53s 5G -- in India April 27. The upcoming smartphone is likely to be priced under Rs 15,000 and will be powered by MediaTek's Dimensity 700 chipset. "The new smartphone is aiming at breaking all records, by...

Ganjam Collector directs opening of TMCs for West Bengal returnees

Ganjam Collector directs opening of TMCs for West Bengal returnees

Chhatrapur: In view of the rising concern regarding the new triple mutant variant of coronavirus found in West Bengal, Delhi and Chhattisgarh; Ganjam district administration has decided to open temporary medical centres (TMC) for West Bengal returnees. Ganjam district Collector Vijay Amruta Kulange Friday convened a meeting through video conferencing which was attended by all top officials...

Youth’s body found near railway tracks in Dhenkanal

Youth’s body found near railway tracks in Dhenkanal

Dhenkanal: A youth’s body was found lying in a bush near the railway tracks between Shyamcharanpur and Joranda passenger halts on the outskirts of Dhenkanal town Friday. The identity of the deceased is yet to be ascertained. Some passersby spotted the body lying in a bush. They immediately informed the villagers who called up the police. A...

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Railways, IAF to help in quick transportation of oxygen: Narendra Modi

New Delhi: Amid several states flagging scarcity of medical oxygen in the COVID-19 fight, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Friday that the Railways and Air Force are being deployed to reduce the transportation time for oxygen tankers. Narendra Modi asserted that all state governments need to work together to meet requirements of life-saving gas and medicines. Modi...

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SpaceX Crew-2 launches 4 astronauts to ISS

Washington: The SpaceX Crew Dragon has successfully launched its second flight to the International Space Station (ISS) Friday, US space agency NASA said. The spacecraft, named Endeavour by the crew, lifted-off at 5.49.02 a.m. EDT from the Launch Complex 39A at the agency's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, NASA said. The Crew Dragon is scheduled to dock...

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Mi India launches flagship 75-inch Mi QLED TV

New Delhi: Smartphone and TV brand Mi India Friday launched new flagship 75-inch Mi QLED TV that comes with 97 per cent screen-to-body ratio at Rs 1,19,999. The new Mi QLED TV will be available on Mi.com, Mi Home and Flipkart from April 27. With a 97 per cent screen-to-body ratio, it comes with aluminum alloy frames...

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