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Covid News LIVE Updates: India reports 3,48,421 new cases, 4205 deaths in the last 24 hours; active cases top 37 lakh – The Economic Times

!1 New UpdateClick here for latest updates Stricter curbs in Assam from 5 am tomorrow In view of rising COVID-19 cases, stricter restrictions to come into force w.e.f. 5 am on May 13 till further order… — ANI (@ANI) 1620801320000 Chhattisgarh | Complete lockdown to be imposed in Gaurela-Pendra-Marwahi district from midnight today till […]

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Railways delivers over 5,000 tonne of LMO in 22 days; Uttarakhand set to be 9th state to receive oxygen from IR

The railways has delivered nearly 5,735 tonne of oxygen in over 390 tankers to various states, the national transporter said on Tuesday. On Monday, the Oxygen Express trains delivered 755 tonne of liquid medical oxygen (LMO) across the country. More than 90 Oxygen Express trains have completed their journey so far. Since April 19, 293 […]

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Covid Live Updates: India reports 3,66,161 new cases, 3,53,818 discharges and 3,754 deaths in the last 24 hours – The Economic Times

!1 New UpdateClick here for latest updates Look-out notice issued against businessman Navneet Kalra accused of black marketing of Oxygen concentrators: Delhi Police sources India reports 3,66,161 new COVID-19 cases, 3,53,818 discharges and 3,754 deaths in the last 24 hours Total cases: 2,26,62,575Total discharges: 1,86,71,222 Death toll: 2,46,116 Active cases: 37,45,237Total vaccination: 17,01,76,603 China healthcare […]

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Covid Live Updates: Ten states account for over 71 per cent of new COVID-19 cases – The Economic Times

!1 New UpdateClick here for latest updates Tamil Nadu: IAS officer Gagandeep Singh Bedi appointed as Commissioner of Greater Chennai Corporation Karnataka to launch Covid vaccination for 18-44 year-olds on Monday Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik has sanctioned Rs 60 lakhs from CMRF to feed stray animals during COVID-19 lockdown in five municipal corporations, 48 municipalities, […]

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Third wave of coronavirus may not happen if strong measures are taken: PSA VijayRaghavan

There may not be a third wave of coronavirus in the country if strong measures are taken and effectively implemented at the state, district and city-level, the country’s top scientific officer said on Friday, two days after he warned that this wave was inevitable. K VijayRaghavan, Principal Scientific Adviser, said the “insidious asymptomatic transmission” can […]

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COVID situation going from bad to worse; PM, health minister refuse to own responsibility: Chidambaram

Asserting that the COVID-19 pandemic situation is going from bad to worse, senior Congress leader P Chidambaram on Friday alleged that Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Health Minister Harsh Vardhan are refusing to own responsibility and are making a “mockery of democratic principles”. His remarks came after the Union Health Ministry data updated on Friday […]

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West Bengal’s post-poll violence shows gory side of politics: Shiv Sena

The Shiv Sena on Friday said the violence that has erupted in West Bengal after the Assembly election results, reveals the gory side of politics and it shows that the rule of force prevails instead of democracy. The party also said that maintaining law and order in the state was equal responsibility of Chief Minister […]

Budget 2020

GST on imported oxygen concentrators slashed

Oxygen concentrators received as gifts or ordered online from overseas would attract Goods and Services Tax (GST), but the GST rate payable was reduced from 28% to 12% by the Finance Ministry late Saturday night. On Friday, the government had notified changes to the foreign trade policy to allow the import of oxygen concentrators for […]