Regd. No. Indore MP/ICD 216/2021-2023 INDORE BHOPAL UJJAIN MUMBAI PUNE * %#), ) %*! *&'#(! *&(!) '# '# 1841 test positive, 7 Modi's foreign doctrine has paid off Prime Minister Narendra Modi's foreign trips to 84 countries till 2018 may have incurred an expenditure of Rs 1,484 crore. The results were not visible overnight and hence his trips received widespread criticisms in a section of the media which expected the outcome to be like a 20:20 cricket match. , Today during India's darkest moment of crisis, the outcome of these visits are paying rich dividends. At a time when the country has wilted under oxygen crunch and shortage of vaccination, the world has stood by us. By Sunday evening, arch rivals Pakistan and China and several other countries like Singa, pore, Germany Australia, France, Saudi and the US have extended their help to pull India out of this rut. A friend in need is a friend INDEED. Even Joe Biden had to rectify his rigidity towards vax supply to India and by Sunday night he mended his ways. Amid ex, pressions of solidarity a large number of countries agreed to send much-needed medical equipment, oxygen and vaccines to India. Amid the corona ruins, Modi's efforts to cement ties with these countries has finally paid off. Despite all that was written against his trip, PM Modi emerges stronger and stands TALL with all this support. deaths in city UK, France and EU too extend help in India’s fight against Covid The United States will ‘immediately’ make available sources of raw materials required to ramp up production of the Covishield coronavirus vaccine - of which there is an acute shortage in India; this shortage, in turn, is undermining India’s efforts to grapple with a daily caseload of more than three lakh. US National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan spoke to his Indian counter, part, Ajit Doval, on Sunday to confirm this, and also that his country had "identified supplies of therapeutics, rapid diagnostic test kits, ventilators and PPE suits that will (also) be made immediately available to India". The US is also "pursuing options to provide oxygen generation and related supplies on an urgent basis" to help India overcome a crippling shortage that has endangered the lives of thousands of both Covid-positive patients and those fighting other diseases. The White House, however, did not mention sending surplus vaccines; the United States' offer of help on sourcing raw materials for vaccine production comes after appeals from Serum Institute CEO Adar Poonawalla whose facility manufactures Covishield. The United States is deploying an expert team of public health advisors from the Center for Disease Control (CDC) and USAID to work in Saudi Arabia to ship 80 MT of O2 to India DUBAI: Saudi Arabia is shipping 80 metric tonnes of liquid oxygen to India as the country is running low on supplies due to an unprecedented spike in coronavirus cases. The supply shipment is being undertaken in cooperation with the Adani group . and Linde company "Embassy of India is proud to partner with Adani group and M/s Linde in shipping much-needed 80MT liquid oxygen to India. Our heartfelt thanks to the Ministry of Health Kingdom of Sauclose collaboration with the U.S. Embassy, India's health ministries, and India's Epidemic Intelligence Service staff. USAID will also quickly work di Arabia for all their help, support, and cooperation," the Indian mission in Riyadh tweeted. "Thank you @IndianEmbRiyadh Indeed, actions speak louder than words. We are on an urgent mission to secure oxygen supplies from across the world. This first shipment of 4 ISO cryogenic tanks with 80 tons of liquid oxygen is now on its way from Dammam to Mundra," Adani Group Chairman Gautam Adani said in a tweet. with CDC to support and fast-track the mobilization of emergency resources available to India through the Global Fund. 2nd Covid wave has rattled nation: Modi India women's archery team bags gold .0,$0 5.0+# -3,!$0 .-$ $$/(* 3, 0( 1'.2 /$0%$"2 (- 2'$ %(- + 00.5 1 -#( 1"0(/2$# 123--(-& 230- 0.3-# 2. #$%$ 2 % -"($# $6(". -# &0 ! &.+# ,$# + (- 2'$ 0"'$07 .0+# 3/ 2 &$ '$0$ .3-# 7 '$ /$0%.0, -"$ 03!!$# .%% .- 2'$ ,(6$# / (0 #3. .% 2 -3 1 -# -*(2 1 2'$7 ! &&$# ,(6$# / (0 !0.-8$ 3/1$22(-& 2./ 1$$# 5(2' 7$2 -.2'$0 %(&'2! "* 2 .1 0".1 '$0$ .- 2'$ # 7 Pt Rajan Mishra dies of Covid in Delhi hosp $-.5-$# (-#312 -( "+ 11(" + 4." +(12 2 ) - (1'0 #($# #3$ 2. 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"Many of our near and dear ones have left us un. timely After successfully confronting the first wave of Corona, the country was full of enthusiasm, full of selfconfidence, but this storm ," has shaken the country he said. Amid Covid fear, Muslims help Hindu man cremate father After Congress, now TMC candidate succumbs to Covid ments, I was left alone, without any help from my neighbours and relatives who were afraid to cremate my father due to the fear of coronavirus," he said. However, some members of the Muslim community came forward and helped carry out the last rites as per Hindu rituals at the local crematorium on Satur, day Madhur added. Muslim Kabristan Committee chairman Irshad Khan said, "When we got information about this issue, some of us in PPE kits went and took the body to the Muktidham (crematorium) here and helped conduct the last rites." After two candidates of Congress died of COVID, now a TMC candidate succumbed to COVID 19. TMC candidate of Khardaha in North 24 Parganas, Kajal Sinha on Sunday succumbed to Corona at Beliaghata ID hospitals, three days after contracting the virus. Saddened by the demise of the candidate, TMC Supremo Mamata Banerjee condoles the death of the party’s candidate. “Very, very sad. Shocked. Kajal Sinha, our candidate sucKhardaha, from cumbed to Covid. He dedicated his life to serving people & just fought a tireless campaign. Noting that the second wave of COVID-19 is testing people's patience and their capacity to endure pain, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Sunday that this "toofan" (storm) has shaken the country after it was full of enthusiasm and self-confidence after successfully tackling the first wave. In his monthly Mann A group of Muslims helped a Hindu man cremate his 60-year-old father in Sagar in Madhya Pradesh after his neighbours and relatives refused to join due due to the fear of coronavirus. Ullas Belapurkar, an employee of a local government engineering college, died on Saturday morning reportedly of pneumonia, while his coronavirus test report is still awaited, his son Madhur said. "My household comprises my mother, wife and I. Since women do not take part in funerary arrange- Dead Covid patients' unused Remdesivir sold @ a premium; 8 held in Ujjain How low can people stoop? Probably there's no limit to , this. On Sunday cops busted a racket comprising 8 nursing staff of different private hospitals involved in the illegal sale of injections, Remdesivir which they said were meant for patients who died during treatment. Instead of returning the "elixir" of life to the hospital stock, these youth serv- ing the health sector, could not resist their temptation to make quick bucks. After seizing the injections from them, the police have booked them under National Security Act (NSA). Acting on a tip-off, the Chimanganj Mandi police throughout Sunday afternoon picked up 8 accused from different places. A case under section 188, 420 and 120-B of the IPC, Section 3 of Epidemic Act, MP of 24 Section Ayurvedic Act, Section 5/13 of MP Drug Control Act and Section 3/7 of Essential Commodity Act. After the formal arrest of all 8 accused in the case, NSA was slapped on them. A police source who helped in busting of the racket purchased one such injection for Rs 62, 000. The accused have accepted that they sold 18 injections between Rs 10, 000 and Rs 70, 000. Sarfaraj, Kuldeep and Rajesh are the main culprits, TI added. As many as 1841 people were tested positive out of 10,000 samples here on . Sunday Rate of positive patients was recorded at 18.41 percent. Total number of positive patients reached 1,03,592. Seven deaths were reported taking the toll to 1106, so far. According to the bulletin released by CMHO, reports of total samples received till Sunday was 1124276. As many as 8135 samples were . tested negative on Sunday Department took 9900 more samples for testing including 6963 RTPCR samples and 2937 Rapid Antigen Tests. As many as 12591 patients are under treatment in various hospitals of the . city SC judge Justice Shantanagoudar passes away DELHI: NEW Supreme Court judge Justice Mohan M Shantanagoudar died at a private hospital in Gurgaon, sources said on Sun. day He was 62. The mortal remains of the judge will be taken to his Rajaji Nagar residence in Bengaluru, where last rites will be conShanJustice ducted. tanagoudar was admitted to the Medanta Hospital due to a lung infection and was in the ICU. +# " &$ ' # Janta curfew in Bhopal extended till May 3 ! # "# # $ ! "# MP reports 13,601 corona cases The district administration has extended Janta curfew till May 3. Earlier, the curfew was to end on April 26 but given the increasing corona cases, a decision was taken to extend it. Collector Avinash Lawania issued a notice in . this regard on Sunday Business establishments, even grocery shops will remain closed during this period. Essential services like hospitals, medical stores, vaccination, transportation to the airport and railway station will remain exempted. Milk booths will remain open for two hours in the morning. Vegetable vendors will be allowed to move in colonies. Factory workers will be allowed to move with identity cards issued by the concerning factories. Grocery shops remain open with half-shutter down for two hours in the morning. However, as it is unofficial, there is no crowding. Madhya Pradesh continued to maintain high number of corona cases with 13,601 cases being reported with a 23 per cent corona. positive rate on Sunday The state toll went up to 5,133 with 92 deaths on . Sunday The state’s infection tally rose to 499,304 and the number of active cases went up to 91,548. Around 59,092 samples were sent for testing, while 385 samples were rejected. Bhopal’s tally went up to 80,736 with active cases of 12,060. Jabalpur reported 820 corona cases with 5,950 active cases, while Gwalior reported 1,220 corona cases with 9,042 active cases. Sagar reported 413 corona cases with 1,832 active cases, while Rewa reported 342 corona cases with 2,323 active cases and Satna reported 252 corona cases with 1,473 active cases.