Thursday, 6 May, 2021

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Oxygen crisis is about logistics. Bring in the Army to help in Delhi

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States and private sector need better clarity on new vaccine plan. Now, not on 30 April

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Battle against pandemic must prioritise students’ future. Knee-jerk decisions hurting

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On Camera

Imran Khan to ‘hurricane’ Firdous — two street visits to show Pakistan govt at work

Pakistani politicians from all parties have used the Ramzan month for PR activity in the past. But only Imran Khan govt has managed to pull off such a self-contradictory show.
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) logo | Vivek Prakash | Bloomberg

Here’s what more RBI can do to help Indian economy as Covid rages on

From easing loan repayment rules for sectors badly hit by the pandemic to maintaining 'accommodative' stance, a look at what RBI can consider to ease the Covid’s hit to the economy.

Defence

A file photo of a Covid ward set up at an Army hospital, in Prayagraj. | Photo: ANI

Armed forces plan to hire 400 retired military doctors to assist in fight against Covid

The forces are looking to hire, on a contractual basis for about a year, medical officers who retired in the last four to five years.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Mayday, Mayday — How Modi govt led India into a perfect storm

Triumphalism, premature declaration of victory meant no one checked if India had enough vaccines, oxygen, remdesivir, bringing us back to a crisis where we need foreign aid after four decades.