A couple of days ago, Kangana Ranaut claimed that the photos doing the rounds on social media of bodies floating in a river are from Nigeria. Several reports on the other hand claim the photos are from Ganga in several districts of Uttar Pradesh and Bihar. She has been massively trolled on twitter with many calling UP as Nigeria.
#KanganaRanaut #Nigeria #UPIsNigeria
‘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.
#AkshayaTritiya #Covid19 #Ganga
Padma Shree Awardee Dr KK Aggarwal passed away on Monday night after a lengthy battle with coronavirus. He had been admitted to AIIMS several days ago and was on ventilator support. The 62 year old is the former President of the Indian Medical Association and the current head of the Heart Care Foundation of India. Dr. Aggarwal was also a renowned cardiologist of the country and was awarded the Padma Shri in 2010. A statement from his Twitter handle said he died on May 17th at 11.30 pm in New Delhi.
#KKAggarwal #Covid19 #KKAgarwalDies
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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