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Journalists reporting from adverse situations should be allowed Covid vaccination on priority: Kejriwal
"Journalists are reporting from most adverse situations. They should be treated as frontline workers and allowed vaccination on priority. The Delhi government is writing to the Centre in this regard," Kejriwal said in a tweet.
Inter-ministerial Empowered Group facilitating supply of medical equipment, oxygen to states: Health ministry
In the present context of increasing Covid cases, the inter-ministerial Empowered Group (EG2) has been meeting and facilitating the supply of essential medical equipment, particularly related to medical oxygen supply to the States, said the Union health ministry.
Covid-19: India adds more than 2 lakh new cases in 24 hours
At an all-time high, India on Thursday recorded more than 2 lakh Covid-19 cases in a day, as the country reels under the second wave of coronavirus. The death toll increased to 1,73,123 with 1,038 daily new fatalities and 93,528 discharges, the Union health ministry data updated at 8 am showed. India's total Covid-19 tally now stands at 1,40,74,564 with 14,71,877 active cases.
Erosion of democracy is a very real problem in many parts of the world: CIA chief
The erosion of democracy is a very real problem in many parts of the world, CIA Director William Burns has told US lawmakers, explaining that this trend could be reversed if the people's faith in this form of governance is restored.