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American export controls risk Indian vaccine production

American export controls risk Indian vaccine production

New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) Production lines in India, making at least 160 million doses of Covid vaccine a month, will come to a halt in the coming weeks unless America supplies 37 critical items, The Economist reported.



Delhi orders case against four airlines for carrying passengers without tests

Delhi orders case against four airlines for carrying passengers without tests

New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) The Delhi government on Sunday ordered Delhi Police to lodge FIRs against four airlines for ferrying passengers from Maharashtra without valid RT-PCR reports.

Less than 100 ICU beds left for Covid patients: Kejriwal (Ld)

Less than 100 ICU beds left for Covid patients: Kejriwal (Ld)

New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) With the unprecedented surge in Covid-19 cases, the national capital is facing shortage of beds as daily positivity rate has jumped to 30 per cent, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal told the media after reviewing the Covid situation here on Sunday.

Top Hefazat militant arrested in B'desh

Top Hefazat militant arrested in B'desh

Dhaka, April 18 (IANS) The Detective Branch (DB) of the Bangladesh Police on Sunday arrested Mamunul Haque, Joint Secretary of the Hefazat-e-Islam militant outfit.

How ISI sleuths 'manipulated' FBI informer to make Dawood's financier walk free from London jail (IANS Exclusive)

How ISI sleuths 'manipulated' FBI informer to make Dawood's financier walk free from London jail (IANS Exclusive)

New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) In a desperate bid to cover up the nexus between the D-Company and ISI from being exposed to the world, Pakistan's top sleuths allegedly 'manipulated' a key FBI witness, who turned hostile and paved way for Dawood Ibrahim's financier Jabir Motiwala, to go scot free in a high profile extradition case heard in London. Last week, the US dropped charges and withdrew an extradition case against Jabir, giving a breather to Dawood, India's most wanted fugitive, declared a global terrorist by several countries.

Small town in Raj comes up with 'medicine at your doorsteps' initiative

Small town in Raj comes up with 'medicine at your doorsteps' initiative

Jaipur, April 17 (IANS) Amid the alarming spurt in the number of Covid-19 cases across the country, a small town in Rajasthan has set up an example by launching a ‘medicine at your doorsteps' initiative under which the police, the administration, the local councillors and many other entities are working together to ensure those needing medical help get it at their doorsteps.

Covid resurge: PM to take stock of situation at 8 tonight

Covid resurge: PM to take stock of situation at 8 tonight

New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) Considering the alarming daily spike in Covid cases and reports of highest single-day surge of 2,34,692 new cases in the last 24 hours, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hold a review meeting related to the pandemic at 8 p.m. on Saturday.

Delhi staring at shortage of oxygen, Remdesivir, says Kejriwal

Delhi staring at shortage of oxygen, Remdesivir, says Kejriwal

New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) The situation in the national capital is critical as the daily Covid-19 cases reached 24k on Saturday, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said.

DoT gave many warnings to e-commerce firms on selling mobile signal boosters

DoT gave many warnings to e-commerce firms on selling mobile signal boosters

New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) The Department of Telecommunications had repeatedly warned e-commerce companies in 2016 and 2019 for sale of unauthorised mobile signal boosters and illegal facilitation.

Near empty roads as national capital enters weekend curfew mode

Near empty roads as national capital enters weekend curfew mode

New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) The streets of the national capital wore a deserted look on Saturday with only vehicles linked to providing essential services plying on the roads as the first day of the weekend curfew set in in Delhi amid rising Covid scare.