Workers of a wholesale supplier load medical oxygen cylinders in a car amid COVID-19 pandemic in New Delhi on Saturday. AFP
A year ago, India had observed what Prime Minister Narendra Modi called a people’s curfew, marking the start of a chaotic nationwide lockdown in a bid to contain the virus. With 11.6 million cases, India is now the worst-affected country after the United States and Brazil.
India, the world’s biggest vaccine maker, has donated or sold more than 60 million doses to 76 countries, compared with nearly 48 million doses given at home, leading to criticisms of its vaccine diplomacy.
The Centre on Tuesday informed that it has found two specific variants of SARS-CoV-2 -- N440K and E484K -- circulating in three states, Maharashtra, Kerala and Telangana, which have been detected with high number of mutations.
The platform displayed the pedestrian crossings monitoring device specialized in monitoring and controlling vehicles that do not commit to giving priority to pedestrians in the locations designated for their crossing, in addition to monitoring the violation of not wearing a seat belt and being busy while driving, such as using the phone.
A normal husband-wife argument turned into big fight and the husband in a fit of rage set his kitchen on fire. Before the desperate wife could call for help the gas cylinder in the kitchen caught fire and exploded.
According to The Independent, all 19 occupants onboard the plane — 16 passengers and three crew - have made it out of the wreckage safely.
Authorities say a man charged with raping a woman on a commuter train just outside of Philadelphia harassed her for more than 40 minutes while multiple people held up their phones to seemingly record the assault without intervening