Wednesday, 29 June, 2022

Topic: Oxygen

Order directing distribution of seized oxygen concentrators among judges, cops, set aside

Principal District and Sessions Judge Narottam Kaushal passed the order on a petition filed by the Delhi government seeking revision of an order passed by a magisterial court.

Rajasthan govt importing oxygen concentrators from Russia, China

The Rajasthan government said Saturday that it also plans to purchase more than 28,000 such machines from different countries this month.

SC forms 12-member task force to ensure scientific distribution of oxygen to states, UTs

The top court said Union health secretary Rajesh Bhushan will be ex-officio member of the task force.

US corporate sector sends ventilators, oxygen concentrators to fight India’s second Covid wave

Over 45 top American companies & its CEOs have joined task force created by US Chambers of Commerce & Business Roundtable in association with US-India Strategic and Partnership Forum.

13 deaths: Chengalpattu hospital dean claims O2 pressure dropped, but shortage wasn’t cause

13 Covid patients in Chengalpattu Govt Hospital in Tamil Nadu died Tuesday night in what has been cited as another instance of the severe oxygen shortage crisis in India's hospitals.

Police raid top Delhi restaurants Khan Chacha, Town Hall & Nege Ju, bust O2 concentrator racket

Delhi Police also raided a farmhouse from where 387 oxygen concentrators were seized. From Nege Ju Restaurant and Bar, 32 were seized, 9 from Town Hall in Khan Market, and 96 from Khan Chacha.

Central Vista project was always needless, now it has no moral ground either

As people across India die due to lack of oxygen, construction of Modi govt's lavish Rs 20,000-crore complex for MPs goes on.

India’s Central Vista ‘ivory tower’, and foreign aid’s ‘quarantine’

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

Arvind Kejriwal thanks PM Modi after Delhi receives 730 MT of oxygen on 5 May

In a letter, the Delhi Chief Minister said it was the first time the national capital received more than 700 metric tonnes of oxygen. He urged the Centre to send this quantity everyday.

Delhi’s Covid patients under home isolation can apply for oxygen online

Delhi govt has set up a portal on its official website to streamline the distribution of oxygen to Covid patients in home isolation, non-Covid hospitals, nursing homes & ambulances.

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J.P.Singh, joint secretary (Pakistan, Afghanistan and Iran Division), MEA, meets Taliban's interim foreign minister Amir Khan Mottaki | Photo credit: Twitter/@QaharBalkhi

Hard-nosed, practical—why India has revived relations with Kabul, and why Taliban is welcoming

By protecting the Indian embassy in Kabul for the last ten months, the Taliban is sending a message to its neighbours and the rest of the world.
An employee works at Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. facility in Chakan, Maharashtra | Bloomberg file photo

Bigger cars, smaller chips — Why Mahindra is worried about increased wait time

A major focus for Mahindra will be defending its market share in the large-format SUV segment from Tata Motors and Hyundai Motor.


The Indian Air Force logo | Commons

Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.