The NSPCC's Childline helpline will receive at least £100,000 from a competition with a £3 million luxury house as its top prize.Childline's founder Dame Esther Rantzen said the charity had received messages from 'desperate' children during lockdown, and had lost volutneers to Covid-19.The online fundraising platform Omaze hopes to raise £500,000 for Childline in a competition that will see one person win a £3 million luxury house in Devon. The coastal property boasts five bedrooms and an infinity pool, and the winner will be able to live in it, rent it out or sell it.
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The Indian Air Force (IAF)'s C-17 aircraft airlifted two more oxygen tankers from Pune and will land in Gujarat's Jamnagar. IAF has started airlifting big oxygen tankers from their place of use to the filling stations across the country to speed up the distribution of much-needed oxygen amid the COVID-19 crisis. This comes amid oxygen shortage in various parts of the country as the number of COVID-9 cases and deaths continue to rise.
Healthcare workers across the country are working under tremendous pressure amid the second wave of COVID-19. So excruciating is the condition that a doctor in Pune continues to look after patients despite losing his father to the pandemic and his mother and brother, too, are admitted to hospital. Explaining his "difficult situation", Dr Mukund, Director of Sanjeevan Hospital, said the staff cannot rest their eyes as the workload is very extreme. Pune city has over 1 lakh active infections, and is the worst-hit city in Maharashtra.
At least 7 tankers filled with 131 MT Liquid Medical Oxygen loaded in rake have left for Delhi. Indian Railways has started Oxygen Express initiative to transport liquid oxygen to the states in need in..