Tuesday, 24 May, 2022
TopicBlood donation

Topic: Blood donation

Mumbai’s Lalbaugcha Raja won’t be part of Ganpati festival this year due to Covid

The organisers of the Lalbaug mandal will run a blood and plasma donation drive instead, and honour Covid warriors and soldiers who lost their lives in Galwan.

On World Blood Donor Day, a look at India’s blood crisis that’s compounded by Covid

In early April, the Indian Red Cross Society had raised an alarm that voluntary blood donation had fallen by almost 100 per cent.

Govt says no proof to link blood donations with Covid-19, issues guidelines for blood banks

To prevent shortage of blood for patients who depend on regular transfusions, the ministry has issued a set of precautionary measures for blood banks. 

By donating blood, CRPF constable saves life of Naxal injured in encounter

Somapurti was rescued from the encounter site on 29 January and hospitalised in Ranchi. Constable Rajkamal donated B+ blood when the need arose.

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Golden Temple

What Akal Takht must know about harmonium and music before banishing it from Golden Temple

In an era where India’s past and ‘purity’ are constantly being dug up and debated, the humble harmonium has become the latest victim.

World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.


Boeing's F/A-18 Super Hornet pulls off its first successful launch from a ski-jump at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, US | Photo credit: Boeing

2 American Super Hornets in India as Boeing looks to showcase fighters for Navy deal

Navy looking at about 26 multi-role deck-based fighters for its aircraft carrier. Visit by Super Hornets comes close on heels of similar trip by competitor Rafale M of Dassault Aviation.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.