Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot tested positive for Covid-19 on Thursday. The 69-year-old Congress leader made the announcement on Twitter. Gehlot isolated himself on Wednesday after his wife Sunita had tested positive. PM Narendra Modi wished good health and speedy recovery to Gehlot, his wife. Rajasthan Governor Kalraj Mishra also wished for Gehlot's speedy recovery. Meanwhile, former PM Manmohan Singh was discharged from AIIMS Delhi. The 88-year-old Congress veteran was hospitalised after testing positive for Covid. Singh was admitted to AIIMS trauma centre, a dedicated Covid facility, on April 19. Singh received the first dose of Covid vaccine on March 4 & second dose on April 3.
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According to separate studies by AIIMS and the National Centre for Disease Control, the 'delta' variant of COVID-19 is capable of infecting people even after they have received both doses of the Covaxin or Covishield vaccines. It is important to note that neither study has been peer-reviewed as yet.
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Cyclone Yaas likely to turn into ‘very severe cyclonic storm’ says Meteorological Department; Delhi's covid positivity rate has dropped to 3.58 per cent. It is the lowest count since April 1; Sir Ganga Ram Hospital said Black Fungus in the small intestine was detected in two recovered Covid patients; A high profile meeting will be conducted tomorrow to discuss the conduct of exams for CBSE Class 12 and entrance examinations for professional courses like NEET, JEE Main; Tokyo Olympics will go on as scheduled despite opposition from the Japanese population.
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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.
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61-year-old gangster Chhota Rajan was admitted to All India Institute of Medical Services on 26th April. He was being treated as he contracted Covid-19. Today, a few media platforms reported that Covid has claimed the gangster's life. But AIIMS has denied the claims of death and insists that Rajan continues to live.
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Jammu and Kashmir's Peoples Democratic Party chief and former Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti is reportedly planning to skip the meeting with PM Modi. Narendra Modi scheduled a meeting with leaders of 8 political parties of Jammu and Kashmir in Delhi on June 24.
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Union Home Minister Amit Shah chaired a high-level meeting in Delhi to review development projects in Jammu and Kashmir. Twitter India faced tough questions today including why it had not appointed a Chief Compliance Officer in India as it faced the Shashi Tharoor-led parliamentary committee on IT. A group of medical experts surveyed by news agency Reuters has projected that India’s next Covid-19 wave, the country’s third, would arrive here by October and other news.
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Legendary athlete Milkha Singh has passed awayy at the age of 91 due to covid 19 related complications. Milkha Singh was the first Indian track and field athlete to win gold in the then British Empire..
Asian Games gold medal-winning former boxer Dingko Singh died on Thursday after a long battle with liver cancer. He was 42. The Manipur-based former boxer was diagnosed with cancer in 2017 and he also..