24 patients died in last 24 hours in district hospital of Karnataka's Chamarajanagar. Of the 24, few were COVID-19 patients too. Hospital allegedly ran out of oxygen due to which casualties took place. Administration has demanded death audit report from hospital authorities. Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa has spoken to Chamarajanagar district collector over the incident and has called an emergency cabinet meeting on May 04.
Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh, Jai Ram Thakur, on May 08 requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi to double oxygen quota for the state, amid acute shortage across the country in wake of COVID second wave. "I received a phone call from PM Narendra Modi today. We had a detailed discussion on 2-3 topics related to COVID situation in the state. PM said we have to put restrictions while maintaining the livelihood of people as death rate is increasing," CM told ANI. "I requested him to double our oxygen quota. I especially mentioned that we're facing difficulty in providing oxygen to patients as we've fewer oxygen cylinders and we need more of that. PM assured full support from the Centre," CM added. Currently, HP is getting 15 MT oxygen supply.
Newly elected Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, and Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) chief MK Stalin on May 07 visited M Karunanidhi's memorial in Chennai. He paid floral tribute to former the CM. Stalin took oath as CM of TN at Raj Bhavan in Chennai today. DMK bagged 133 seats in the 234-member assembly.
Recently scientists went on the hunt for Plutonium 244, and found traces of the rare plutonium isotope deep in the sea crust of the Pacific ocean. Why does this discovery matter?
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On Friday, the Chief Minister of Punjab, Captain Amarinder Singh announced the formation of the new Malerkotla district in Punjab. Malerkotla, with a majority of Muslim population, is carved out from the city of Sangrur. It is the 23rd district in the state and located about 131 km from Chandigarh.
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4 districts of Kerala - Thiruvananthapuram, Thrissur, Ernakulam and Malappuram - are entering a triple lockdown from tomorrow, that is May 16th. A strategic triple lockdown is designed to ensure disease does not spread in the district by monitoring the restrictions strictly at 3 levels.
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Indian Coast Guard ship Vikram embarked upon an operation to rescue a distressed fishing boat Badhriya in Kerala's coastal city of Kannur. The small fishing boat was crewed by three fishermen. It was stuck in the middle of the sea in a rough weather condition due to the imminent Cyclone Tauktae
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In a video that went viral, a man was heard talking about prices of injections to a journalist and he mistakenly called the injection Remdesivir as Remo D'Souza. This was how the director reacted.
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Krithi Karanth, director and chief conservation scientist at the non-profit organisation Centre for Wildlife Studies in Bengaluru, has been working in the field for 23 years. Her work focuses on keeping the peace between the wildlife in India’s shrinking reserves and populations whose lives and livelihoods are affected by their proximity to these reserves. The Wild Seve programme she launched in 2015 helps people file for compensation from the government for damage done by wildlife. The Wild Shaale programme launched in 2018 aims to get children excited about and to empathise with wildlife. Karanth, 42, recently won the Wild Innovator Award, a $100,000 prize given out by the US-based Wild Elements Foundation. In its inaugural year, the award was handed out to 10 women worldwide. Karanth was the only Asian.
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Bangalore South MP, Tejasvi Surya addressed the reporters on Tuesday, alleging a major scam involving the allocation of hospital beds to Covid 19 patients. A video has surfaced with Tejasvi along with three other BJP MLAs, one of them being his uncle, in a municipal Covid war room. He was reading aloud a list of staff members in the facility, and incidentally, all the names were Muslim.
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