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.
A goods train, carrying 6 medical oxygen tankers left for Delhi from Rajkot's Hapa station on May 08. A total of 129.86 tonnes of liquid medical oxygen have been sent by Reliance Industries, Jamnagar. Train will cover a distance of 1105 km to reach its destination. So far a total of 724.21 tonnes of liquid medical oxygen have been sent to various parts of the country by 9 Oxygen Express trains by Rajkot Division.
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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93 retired top civil servants from across the country have signed a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi; The single-day tally of fresh cases recorded in the national capital is now the lowest since March 15; The Malayali nurses union in Delhi has demanded a written apology and actions against people behind the circular prohibiting conversations in Malayalam; Over 27 lakh people were caught travelling on trains without tickets in the last fiscal.
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