BJP president JP Nadda on a two-day visit to West Bengal, and other top news

May 04, 2021 8:38 | Poltics

PM Modi reviews usage of gaseous oxygen to ramp up supply and availability of medical oxygen in the country. 

Govt issues guidelines for ‘Production Linked Incentive Scheme for the Food Processing Industry’. 

Indian Railways is continuing its journey of bringing relief by delivering Liquid Medical Oxygen(LMO) to various states across the country.

Meghalaya govt announces to impose NightCurfew in Shillong agglomeration to contain the spread of the #coronavirus. 

BJP president P Nadda will be on a two-day visit to West Bengal starting from Tuesday to hold a protest against the alleged atrocities on party workers in the state by the ruling Trinamool Congress government.

Four people were allegedly killed in clashes between the Trinamool Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party in West Bengal’s Purba Bardhaman district after the election results were announced.

Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee will be sworn in as the chief minister of West Bengal for the third time on May 5 at Raj Bhavan.

The construction of the prime minister’s residence under the ambitious Central Vista project will be completed by December 2022, the Central Public Works Department has informed a government-appointed expert panel, which has given its nod to the project.

The Delhi government on Monday launched a mega COVID-19 inoculation exercise for people in the 18-44 age group, who comprise more than half of the city’s population, with all the 301 vaccination centres witnessing “100 per cent turnout”.

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Monday warned he will be forced to consider a total lockdown if people do not follow restrictions and the COVID-19 situation does not improve.

Govt postpones NEET PG till Aug 31, final year MBBS students can monitor mild COVID cases . Personnel who complete 100 days of COVID duty to be considered for preferential govt recruitment. It also permitted final year MBBS students to conduct teleconsultation and monitoring of mild Covid cases under the supervision of senior doctors.

Due to second wave of Covid – 19, Ministry of Education urged for the postponement of all offline examinations scheduled in the month of May, 2021.

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh mulls Army deployment in Delhi to tackle Covid crisis He is contemplating deployment of Army in Delhi to tackle the ongoing Covid crisis. Centre on Monday confirmed to HC that the Chief of Defence Staff, Bipin Rawat, has confirmed that the matter is being looked into by Defence Minister Rajnath Singh.

The Northern Command of the Indian Army is setting up a robust support system to take care of its former personnel and their families in Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh in the wake of the worsening COVID-19 situation in the country.Operation CO-JEET launched by armed forces to fight COVID-19 in India: Lt Gen KanitkarTreating the current coronavirus wave like a war, the armed forces have launched operation “CO-JEET” to aid anti-COVID-19 efforts, like strengthening medical infrastructure and oxygen supply chains, as well as take measures to ensure mental wellbeing of people.

The Hindustan Aeronautics (HAL) Dhruv MkIII MR 2.5t helicopter has undergone a series of trials aboard an Indian Coast Guard ship at sea. The work involved flight operations to the ship in addition to deck handing activities, says HAL .