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Metro trains parked at Timarpur Metro Yard during a Covid-induced lockdown, in New Delhi.(PTI)

Lockdown for 1 more week, says CM; Metro to stay shut

By Abhishek Dey, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAY 17, 2021 04:07 AM IST
  • On April 19, a weekend curfew in Delhi was turned into a full lockdown from the next day in the light of an alarming rise in Covid-19 cases in the capital which left the city’s health infrastructure creaking.
Children playing cricket during at Nabi Kareem wears a deserted look during the COVID-induced lockdown, in New Delhi.(PTI)
Children playing cricket during at Nabi Kareem wears a deserted look during the COVID-induced lockdown, in New Delhi.(PTI)

Covid-19 in Delhi: 10.4% test positive as rate continues to dip

By HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAY 17, 2021 04:04 AM IST
  • Delhi recorded 6,456 new infections, Sunday’s health bulletin showed, on the back of 62,059 tests.
The suspected cases will need to be counselled to isolate themselves till test results are available.(PTI )
The suspected cases will need to be counselled to isolate themselves till test results are available.(PTI )

Rapid tests for Covid-19 key in Centre’s rural SOP

By Rhythma Kaul, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAY 17, 2021 03:55 AM IST
  • The focus will be on locally managed care centres and scaling up rapid testing where RT-PCR facilities are not accessible.
Nine-month-old Bengal tiger called "India" is seen in a cage after being captured by authorities in Houston, Texas.(AFP)
Nine-month-old Bengal tiger called "India" is seen in a cage after being captured by authorities in Houston, Texas.(AFP)

Bengal tiger called India on the loose in US locality captured

Agencies | , Houston
PUBLISHED ON MAY 17, 2021 03:26 AM IST
  • In a short video tweeted by Houston police, Cmdr. Ron Borza can be seen sitting next to the tiger, petting the animal.
Delhi Police sealed Khan Chacha restaurant after oxygen concentrators and other medical supplies being black marketted were seized from here in Khan Market, in New Delhi.(Sanjeev Verma/HT PHOTO)
Delhi Police sealed Khan Chacha restaurant after oxygen concentrators and other medical supplies being black marketted were seized from here in Khan Market, in New Delhi.(Sanjeev Verma/HT PHOTO)

Navneet Kalra held in O2 concentrator case

By HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAY 17, 2021 03:23 AM IST
  • However, no senior police officer authorised to speak to the media confirmed Kalra’s arrest or disclosed where he was taken into custody from.
Other institutes that were associated in developing the drug are Universite de Sherbrooke in Quebec and US-based Cornell University.(AFP)
Other institutes that were associated in developing the drug are Universite de Sherbrooke in Quebec and US-based Cornell University.(AFP)

Scientists work on drug in bid to tackle variants

By Anirudh Bhattacharyya, Toronto
PUBLISHED ON MAY 17, 2021 03:14 AM IST
  • The drug called N-0385 “blocks the Sars-CoV-2 virus from entering human cells through its favoured cell gateways”, according to a release from Vancouver-based University of British Columbia.
U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres.(REUTERS)
U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres.(REUTERS)

Israel-Palestine conflict: ‘Appalling’, ‘war crimes’ echo at UNSC meet

Agencies | , New York
PUBLISHED ON MAY 17, 2021 03:09 AM IST
Opening the 15-member council’s first public meeting on the conflict, Guterres said the UN is “actively engaging all sides towards an immediate ceasefire”.
A ball of fire and thick smoke erupts from a building in Gaza City's Rimal residential district.(AFP)
A ball of fire and thick smoke erupts from a building in Gaza City's Rimal residential district.(AFP)

Deadliest day in Gaza so far as

Agencies | , Gaza
PUBLISHED ON MAY 17, 2021 03:07 AM IST
  • Despite efforts to broker a ceasefire, Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu signalled that the conflict with Gaza’s Hamas rulers would rage on.
Image courtesy: AP
Image courtesy: AP

Indian firms to import jabs to inoculate staff

Livemint | By Kalpana Pathak, Leroy Leo, Mumbai, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAY 17, 2021 02:56 AM IST
  • Reliance Industries is also exploring tie-ups with global manufacturers to procure vaccines directly for its employees, an RIL official said on condition of anonymity.
A deserted view of Connaught Place as the Delhi government extended one-week lockdown till 24th May, in New Delhi.
A deserted view of Connaught Place as the Delhi government extended one-week lockdown till 24th May, in New Delhi.

Economic scars of Covid-19 may outlive lockdowns

Livemint | By Nikhil Rampal, Tanmay Sukumar, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAY 17, 2021 02:51 AM IST
  • In the second wave, most worst-hit states appear to be nearing a peak in their infection curves within a month after cases started to surge in late March
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