Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jairam Thakur urged central government to provide 5000 D-type and 3000 B-type oxygen cylinders. "There is no shortage of oxygen in the state but we need empty cylinders. I have spoken to Union Ministers Dr. Harsh Vardhan and Piyush Goyal today and requested them to provide us 5000 D-type and 3000 B-type cylinders," said CM Thakur.
Ministry of Home Affairs informed that India's medical oxygen production has increased from 7,259 metric ton to 9,103 metric ton. "Production of medical oxygen has increased and on 24 April, 9,103 metric ton oxygen was produced. It is commendable since the oxygen production capacity was only 7,259," said Additional Secretary Piyush Goyal during a press conference on April 26. Goyal also highlighted the various measures undertaken to ensure safe transportation of oxygen tankers. He said, "India is ordering oxygen tankers from abroad on a purchase or hiring basis. The transportation of oxygen tankers is a major challenge. Using real-time tracking, we are monitoring the movement of oxygen tankers."
A shocking CCTV footage of a leopard hunting a pet dog sleeping outside a house has gone viral on social media. The incident took place in a village in Nashik, Maharashtra. In the video, a pet dog is seen sleeping at the doorstep of a house and a leopard is seen sneaking in & walking up to the dog & attacking it.
Ending weeks of speculation, BJP national vice-president Mukul Roy, along with his son and former MLA Subhrangshu, returned to the ruling Trinamool fold on Friday; Poll strategist Prashant Kishor met with Maharashtra politician Sharad Pawar for lunch in Mumbai sparking buzz about a strategy for national elections in 2024; Kishor's meeting with Shah Rukh Khan set off gossip that the actor's production house would be making a webseries on the poll strategist; The ICMR will start national-level sero surveys to assess the spread of Covid-19. All this and more news at 9 PM.
#PrashantKishor #MukulRoy #Covaxin
An alleged Clubhouse chat between former Madhya Pradesh chief minister Digvijaya Singh and a Pakistani journalist was released on Twitter by BJP leader Amit Malviya. The senior Congress leader has allegedly said that if Congress comes to power at the Centre, they will reconsider abrogating Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir.
#DigvijayaSingh #ClubhouseChat #AmitMalviya
Punjab's Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) and Mayawati's Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) are all set to announce a coalition for the 2022 Assembly elections. The two parties were allies in 1996 before the SAD discarded the BSP to form an alliance with the Bharatiya Janata Party.
#Mayawati #BSPSADAlliance #2022AssemblyElections
At least two cops were martyred after terrorists attacked a joint team of police and CRPF in Jammu and Kashmir's Sopore, 2 civilians were also killed; The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) has formed an alliance with the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) for the Punjab Assembly elections in 2022; Congress leader Sachin Pilot is in Delhi to try and meet with the party leadership on demands that he says have remained unresolved months after he was promised a solution. All this and more news at 2 PM.
#KashmirAttack #Lakshadweep #SachinPilot