No shortage of medical oxygen in Karnataka, says K Sudhakar

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], April 18 (ANI): There is no shortage of medical oxygen in Karnataka, said state health minister Dr K Sudhakar on Sunday as COVID-19 cases in the country continue to rise, adding that industries have assured…

Delhi Police arranges 20 oxygen cylinders after receiving distress call from Nangloi hospital

New Delhi [India], April 18 (ANI): After receiving a call from Nangloi-based Mansa Ram Hospital about their fast depleting oxygen supply for Covid-19 patients, Delhi police on Sunday arranged 20 Oxygen cylinders for the hospital.According to Delhi Poli...

Delhi Police arranges 20 oxygen cylinders after receiving distress call from Nangloi hospital

New Delhi [India], April 18 (ANI): After receiving a call from Nangloi-based Mansa Ram Hospital about their fast depleting oxygen supply for Covid-19 patients, Delhi police on Sunday arranged 20 Oxygen cylinders for the hospital.According to Delhi Poli...

NGO distributes free meals in Mumbai as Covid restrictions disrupt livelihood of people

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], April 18 (ANI): As Covid restrictions disrupted the lives and livelihood of people, a Mumbai-based NGO has taken up the initiative to distribute food among the needy in the city.According to Ruben Mascarenhas, Co-founder o...

NGO distributes free meals in Mumbai as Covid restrictions disrupt livelihood of people

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], April 18 (ANI): As Covid restrictions disrupted the lives and livelihood of people, a Mumbai-based NGO has taken up the initiative to distribute food among the needy in the city.According to Ruben Mascarenhas, Co-founder o...

Delhi: Manpower crunch, infected professionals delaying COVID test reports

New Delhi [India], April 18(ANI): Amid rising COVID-19 cases in Delhi, private diagnostic labs are witnessing a spike their staff contracting the infection, snowballing into delayed tests results."There is definitely a surge, many laboratory data entry...

Delhi: Manpower crunch, infected professionals delaying COVID test reports

New Delhi [India], April 18(ANI): Amid rising COVID-19 cases in Delhi, private diagnostic labs are witnessing a spike their staff contracting the infection, snowballing into delayed tests results."There is definitely a surge, many laboratory data entry...

Army rescues civil tractor from stream in J-K’s Kupwara

Kupwara (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], April 18 (ANI): Indian Army on Sunday rescued a tractor that had skidded off into a stream in Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara. The tractor, with sand bags, strayed into the Muhri Nala near…

Army rescues civil tractor from stream in J-K’s Kupwara

Kupwara (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], April 18 (ANI): Indian Army on Sunday rescued a tractor that had skidded off into a stream in Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara. The tractor, with sand bags, strayed into the Muhri Nala near…

Family of Sikh killed at FedEx facility in US’ Indianapolis terms shooting as ‘racial killing’

Hoshiarpur (Punjab) [India], April 18 (ANI): The family of 68-year-old Jaswinder Singh, who was among the eight people killed in the mass shooting at a FedEx facility the US city of Indianapolis, termed the attack as "racial killing".Speaking…

Family of Sikh killed at FedEx facility in US’ Indianapolis terms shooting as ‘racial killing’

Hoshiarpur (Punjab) [India], April 18 (ANI): The family of 68-year-old Jaswinder Singh, who was among the eight people killed in the mass shooting at a FedEx facility the US city of Indianapolis, termed the attack as "racial killing".Speaking…

Lockdowns, curfews should not affect Covid vaccination drive: Centre to States, UTs

New Delhi [India], April 18 (ANI): The Union Health Ministry has written to States/UTs to ensure that movement restriction imposed by them for curbing COVID-19 spread does not adversely impact the vaccination exercise, by restricting access of benefici...

WB: EC bans BJP’s Sayantan Basu, TMC’s Sujata Mondal from poll campaigning for 24 hrs

Kolkata (West Bengal) [India], April 18 (ANI): The Election Commission (EC) on Sunday imposed a 24-hour ban on West Bengal BJP leader Sayantan Basu and TMC's Sujata Mondal from election campaigning.The EC imposed a ban on Mondal from…

Delhi: FIR against 4 airlines for failing to check Covid RT-PCR negative report of passengers

New Delhi [India], April 18 (ANI): The Delhi government on Sunday lodged a First Information Report (FIR) against four airlines for allegedly failing to check their passengers travelling from Maharashtra to the national capital with a Covid RT-PCR…

Delhi govt requests Railways to arrange COVID-19 beds at Anand Vihar, Shakur Basti stations

New Delhi [India], April 18 (ANI): As COVID-19 cases in the national capital continues to rise at an alarming rate, the Delhi government on Sunday requested the Indian Railways to arrange COVID beds at Anand Vihar and Shakur…

Railways gears up to transport liquid medical oxygen

New Delhi [India], April 18 (ANI): As some states are facing scarcity of medical oxygen amid surging COVID-19 cases in the country, the Railways is getting ready to transport Liquid Medical Oxygen (LMO) and oxygen cylinders across the…

Officials deny lack of oxygen as reason of death of COVID patients in MP’s Shahdol

Shahdol (Madhya Pradesh) [India], April 18 (ANI): The Shahdol District Magistrate (DM) Satendra Singh has denied that the death of 12 COVID-19 infected patients in Shahdol Medical Hospital was due to shortage of medical oxygen."Nobody died of oxygen…

Groom, father bull-ied Covid protocol in Maharashtra, booked

Thane (Maharashtra) [India], April 18 (ANI): A groom and his father were booked for violating Covid-19 protocol during a pre-wedding function in Maharashtra's Kalyan on Friday.The incident happened in the state's Thane district after a video, showing t...

Mamata writes to PM Modi requesting 5.4 cr doses of COVID-19 vaccine for Bengal

Kolkata (West Bengal) [India], April 18 (ANI): As COVID-19 cases across the country continue to rise at an alarming rate, West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee on Sunday wrote a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and requested the…

3 held as NCB raids multiple locations in Mumbai, drugs seized

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], April 18 (ANI): The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) arrested three persons on Sunday after conducting raids at various locations in Mumbai and seized drugs from their possession.The raids took place at Agripada, Nagpada, an...

PM Modi takes stock of COVID-19 situation in Varanasi

New Delhi [India], April 18 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday reviewed COVID-19 situation in his parliamentary constituency Varanasi through video conferencing and directed the officials to provide all possible assistance to the public at t...

Key to fight against COVID-19 must be ramping up vaccination effort: Manmohan Singh to PM Modi

New Delhi [India], April 18 (ANI): Amid surging COVID-19 cases in the country, former Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh on Sunday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to 'resist the temptation to look at the absolute number of vaccinations…

Kejriwal writes to PM Modi, says Covid situation in Delhi ‘serious’, requests for help from Centre

New Delhi [India], April 18 (ANI): Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal wrote a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday regarding the "serious situation" in the national capital concerning COVID-19 and highlighted the "grave shortage of COVID…

Railways converted 4,002 train coaches as COVID-19 care-cum-isolation facility

New Delhi [India] April 18 (ANI): The Indian Railways has converted 4,002 train coaches as a COVID-19 care-cum-isolation facility to provide assistance to state governments amid surging coronavirus cases in the country.The Union Minister of Railways, P...

GoI writes to central ministries, PSUs to dedicate their hospital beds for COVID-19 management

New Delhi [India], April 18 (ANI): The Government of India has written to all central ministries and public sector undertakings (PSU) to dedicate their hospital beds for COVID-19 management in States/Union Territories (UTs). According to the Health Min...

Bengal polls: Shah holds massive roadshow in Nadia

Nadia (West Bengal) [India], April 18 (ANI): The roadshow held by Union Home Minister Amit Shah in Nakashipara witnessed a huge crowd on Sunday. Thousands of BJP supporters participated in the roadshow. The crowd was dotted by the…

After CBSE board exams, students push for postponement of JEE Main 2021 April session

The Fact News Service New Delhi, April 18 The engineering entrance exam from April 27 to 30 has been postponed in view of the fast-growing cases of JEE-Mains Covid-19. Education…

Rahul Gandhi cancels poll rallies in West Bengal amid rising COVID-19 cases

New Delhi [India], April 18 (ANI): In view of the spike in COVID-19 cases, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Sunday announced the suspension of all his forthcoming public rallies in poll-bound West Bengal and advised other political leaders…

First time seeing such crowd of sick and dead, says Rahul Gandhi

New Delhi [India], April 18 (ANI): Taking a jibe at the ongoing political rallies, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Sunday said that he has seen such a crowd of sick and dead for the first time.Taking to Twitter,…

West Bengal: TMC MLA alleges bombs hurdled in North 24 Parganas

North 24 Parganas (West Bengal) [India], April 18 (ANI): TMC MLA Nirmal Ghosh has alleged that miscreants backed by the BJP hurdled bombs in the Panihati area on Saturday night. According to TMC workers, BJP miscreants hurdled bombs…

Mamata blames ‘outsider’ goons for COVID-19 spread in Bengal

Purba Bardhaman (West Bengal) [India], April 17 (ANI): West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday blamed 'bohiragoto' (outsiders) goons for spreading COVID-19 in the state, adding that people from outside will now require an RT-PCR test to…

PM Modi holds meeting to review COVID-19, vaccination situation

New Delhi [India], April 17 (ANI): Amid the record surge in COVID-19 cases across the country, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday held a meeting to review the coronavirus and vaccination situation.Top officers across various ministries participat...

Bengal sees over 78 pc polling in fifth phase, EC says polling peaceful

Kolkata (West Bengal) [India], April 17 (ANI): West Bengal saw 78.36 per cent voter turnout till 6.30 pm in the fifth phase of the assembly election on Saturday. Chief Electoral Officer Ariz Aftab said that the polling "was…

Tirupati LS bypoll: Opposition parties accuse YSRCP of bogus voting

Tirupati (Andhra Pradesh) [India], April 17 (ANI): Opposition parties on Saturday alleged that the YSRCP cadres from outside the constituency are taking part in the Tirupati Lok Sabha bypoll as "fake voters".However, the ruling party refuted these alle...

Assam polls: Congress candidates to stay together for 2-3 days, says Jitendra Alwar

Guwahati (Assam) [India], April 17 (ANI): Ahead of the Assam Assembly election results, Congress-led Mahajot is shifting its candidates to a hotel in Guwahati as a precautionary measure against attempts of poaching.Speaking to media outside the hotel, ...

Didi will exit Bengal on May 2, BJP will win over 200 seats: Amit Shah

Purba Bardhaman (West Bengal) [India], April 17 (ANI): Amid the fifth phase of West Bengal Assembly elections on Saturday, Union Home Minister Amit Shah asserted that Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will exit the state on May 2 and…

West Bengal: Voter turnout for phase V polls reaches 78.36 pc at 5:30 pm

Kolkata (West Bengal) [India], April 17 (ANI): The fifth phase of the high-stakes West Bengal Assembly elections recorded a voter turnout of 78.36 per cent till 5:30 pm as polling is still underway.Out of the six districts, Jalpaiguri…

Big Breaking: Deep Sidhu arrested again

The Fact News Service New Delhi, April 17 Deep Sidhu has been re-arrested in another case. In a complaint filed by the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI), Deep Sidhu was…

Audiotape of Mamata’s conversation result of BJP’s ‘dirty tricks department’: TMC’s Yashwant Sinha

Kolkata (West Bengal) [India], April 17 (ANI): A Trinamool Congress (TMC) delegation led by leaders Yashwant Sinha, Derek O'Brien and Purnendu Basu met the Election Commission (EC) regarding the 'illegal' recording of a conversation between West Bengal...

West Bengal polls: 69.40 pc voter turnout till 3.30 pm in Phase-V

Kolkata (West Bengal) [India], April 17 (ANI): West Bengal recorded a voter turnout of 69.40 per cent till 3.30 pm across 45 constituencies in six districts during the fifth phase of the state Assembly polls, according to the…

Mamata put future of millions of Bengal’s youth at stake to secure Bhaipo’s future: PM Modi

Dakshin Dinajpur (West Bengal) [India], April 17 (ANI): Attacking West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said she has put the future of millions of youth at stake to secure the future of…

West Bengal: RSP candidate succumbs after COVID attack, EC adjourns polling at Jangipur

Kolkata (West Bengal) [India], April 17 (ANI): The Election Commission (EC) on Saturday adjourned the polling at the Jangipur Assembly constituency in Murshidabad district scheduled for April 26 during the seventh phase of the West Bengal Assembly elec...

Breaking: Sonu Sood tests positive for COVID 19; Says ‘Don’t worry, this gives me ample time to solve your problems’

The Fact News Service Chandigarh, April 17 Sonu Sood has tested positive for COVID 19. The Simmba actor took to social media to inform his fans in statements in Hindi…

Congress’ Siddaramaiah accuses BJP of only being concerned about elections but not about second wave of COVID management in Karnataka

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], April 17 (ANI): Leader of Opposition in Karnataka Assembly and Congress leader Siddaramaiah on Friday accused the Central and state government of only being concerned about elections but not about administration amid seco...

West Bengal polls: 54.67 pc voter turnout till 1.30 pm in Phase-V

Kolkata (West Bengal) [India], April 17 (ANI): West Bengal recorded a voter turnout of 54.67 per cent till 1.30 pm across 45 constituencies in six districts during the fifth phase of the state Assembly polls, according to the…

West Bengal: BJP urges EC to form SIT to probe Mamata’s purported audiotape

Kolkata (West Bengal) [India], April 17 (ANI): A delegation of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) met the Chief Electoral Officer in Kolkata requesting the Commission to constitute a Special Investigation Team (SIT) for probing the purported audiotape of Chi...

Congress’ Sajjan Verma warns MP DGP to take action against Minister Bhupendra Singh over vehicle found with cash

Indore (Madhya Pradesh) [India], April 17 (ANI): A day before Damoh's by-election, Congress leader Sajjan Verma has alleged that the car filled with cash was caught by congress workers in Damoh, belongs to Cabinet Minister Bhupendra Singh Chaudhary…

Kamal Nath urges voters for honest politics in Damoh by-poll

Indore ( Indore) [India], April 17 ( ANI): As soon the polling for the Damoh assembly by-poll started in Madhya Pradesh on Saturday, Congress leader Kamal Nath urged voters to vote for the politics of honesty and the…

Big Breaking: Punjabi actor Deep Sidhu gets bail

The Fact News Service New Delhi, April 17 Punjabi actor Deep Sidhu was today granted bail by a Delhi court in connection with the Republic Day violence in Delhi. Let…

Government can make permanent work from home for employees of these companies

The Fact News Service New Delhi, April 16 During the lockout last year to prevent the spread of corona, many companies went home from work. Now, due to the second…