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Guru Tegh Bahadur COVID care centre in Delhi is all set to begin operation from today with 400 beds. All the beds are supported with the supply of medical oxygen. Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee took the initiative to set up the COVID care centre. The facility will fulfil all medical requirements of patients including doctors, nurses and medicines. Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGMC) president, Manjinder Singh Sirsa said, "The facility has 400 beds to mark the 400th anniversary of Guru Tegh Bahadur. It will have all facilities, complete with oxygen concentrators, doctors, paramedics and own ambulances. No money will be charged from patients, all medicines, oxygen and food would be free." He further added, "I thank Amitabh Bachchan for his contribution of Rs 2 crores to the facility. He also said 'Sikhs are Legendary'."
Switzerland sent medical supplies, including oxygen concentrators and respirators to India. A cargo aircraft carrying over 13 tonnes of medical supplies left Zurich for New Delhi. The supplies worth CHF 3 million (over Rs 24 crore) arrived at Delhi airport on Friday. The consignment comprises as many as 600 oxygen concentrators & 50 respirators. The medical supplies provided by Switzerland will be received by Indian Red Cross. Supplies will then be distributed to hospitals by the Health Ministry which is coordinating aid. Meanwhile, the first shipment from the Netherlands also arrived at Delhi airport on Friday. Aid contained 449 ventilators, 100 oxygen concentrators & other medical supplies. MEA informed that remaining medical equipment would be shipped over the coming days. India is currently dealing with a devastating second wave of Covid-19 pandemic. Several countries have come forward & an international aid operation has been launched to help India fight the coronavirus crisis.
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The fifth in a series of consignments carrying 545 oxygen concentrators have arrived at Delhi Airport today, from the United States. We have received covid aid supplies from many countries like UK, Ireland, the US, Uzbekistan, Taiwan, Russia, and others. The Delhi High Court has demanded the Centre to produce details of the relief supplies, which are awaiting clearance in the customs department.
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A flight carrying a consignment of medical supplies from France landed in India. Flight arrived at the Indira Gandhi International Airport on the morning of May 02. On the arrival of flight, France Ambassador to India, Emmanuel Lenain informed that it is the largest consignment France has provided to any country since the pandemic had commenced. He further said that France wants to show solidarity as India is experiencing difficulty. "We've been working with Ministry and companies to provide assistance to India because we want to show solidarity. India helped us last year, when we were in dire need of medical drugs. All French companies and many people in France are moved by what is going on in India. They want to show solidarity, so we've raised extra funds and we're going to charter another plane before end of the month with such equipment to bring autonomy to Indian hospitals," said the French Envoy.
As India is battling with the second wave of pandemic; several countries have extended their support to the country in its fight against COVID-19 pandemic. After US, Germany, France, Uzbekistan, special flight from Belgium carrying COVID-19 drugs arrived at the Indira Gandhi International Airport. Flight brought in a consignment of 9,000 vials of Remdesivir.
India is fighting the devastating second wave of coronavirus. Different organisations are also doing their bit to ease the pressure on country's health infrastructure. Taking a step in this direction, Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGMC) has also offered a helping hand in an effort to beat the pandemic. Gurdwara Sri Rakabganj Sahib has been converted into a 250 oxygen beds COVID care centre. The facility will fulfil all the medical requirements of patients including doctors, nurses and medicines. Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain also visited the COVID care facility and reviewed the progress on May 05. This COVID care centre will be opened for the public soon. On an average, Delhi is reporting over 20,000 COVID cases every day.
Due to increasing cases of coronavirus, the national capital has become worst-hit city of the country. Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGMC), once again, came forward to help needy in grim situation. DSGMC has set up separate 'Langar' for COVID positive patients across the Delhi. After receiving calls, DSGMC is sending packed foods from five different gurdwaras across Delhi. DSGMC has also launched a helpline number where COVID positive patients can order their foods.
A BJP leader on Tuesday filed a complaint against Instagram for allegedly portraying Lord Shiva in a bad taste. BJP leader Manish Singh filed the complaint and has demanded an apology. He has alleged that Instagram has hurt Hindu sentiments.
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‘Akshaya Tritiya’ is being observed in the country on May 14. Several devotees arrived at a ghat in Varanasi despite COVID restrictions and took a holy dip in river Ganga. Devotees and priests also performed ‘puja’ and other rituals there. ‘Akshaya Tritiya’ is an annual Hindu and Jain festival that signifies prosperity.
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For the first time ever, a Hindu woman in Pakistan, Sana Ramachand has passed the country's Central Superior Services examination. She is now selected for the esteemed Pakistan Administrative Services.
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Tribal tea garden workers in West Tripura organised a Hindu wedding ceremony for two frogs, this tradition is called 'Banger Biye.' This uncanny custom is carried out as the workers believed that it would appease the Hindu rain God, Lord Indra and thus bring rainfall, which would save them from the drought-stricken condition of their tea garden. In the marriage, 2 toads were married performing all the rituals from bath in pond or river to new dresses, exchange of garlands, and applying of vermilion.
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced that the government has made an ambitious plan to keep 5000 health assistants ready in anticipation of a possible third wave of the pandemic. Ravi Shankar Prasad, Minister for Electronics & Information Technology said in a series of tweets: It is astounding that Twitter which portrays itself as the flag bearer of free speech, chooses the path of deliberate defiance when it comes to the Intermediary Guidelines; All this and more news at 2 PM.
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