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Jharkhand chief minister Hemant Soren.(File Photo)

BJP hits out at Jharkhand CM for ‘Mann ki Baat’ remark on PM

PUBLISHED ON MAY 08, 2021 04:46 AM IST
On Thursday night, PM Modi spoke to Soren and chief ministers of other states. After the conversation, Soren said PM Modi only did his “Mann ki Baat” during the conversation. “It would have been better had he listened to, and spoken on important matters,” the Jharkhand Mukti Morcha chief tweeted.
This Sufi shrine feels as secluded as if the island stood in the middle of the sea.
This Sufi shrine feels as secluded as if the island stood in the middle of the sea.

Delhiwale: Sufi island in the heart of the city

By Mayank Austen Soofi
PUBLISHED ON MAY 08, 2021 03:48 AM IST
A barely known shrine near India Gate.
The payment receipt issued by the ambulance operator, identified as Mimoh Kumar Bundwal, was widely shared on social media on May 6.(Representational image)
The payment receipt issued by the ambulance operator, identified as Mimoh Kumar Bundwal, was widely shared on social media on May 6.(Representational image)

Ambulance operator held for overcharging

By HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAY 08, 2021 03:45 AM IST
Police said one of his victims was an elderly Covid patient who was charged 1.20 lakh for a 350km journey -- from Gurugram in Haryana to a hospital in Punjab’s Ludhiana.
A health worker prepares a dose of Covid-19 vaccine during the third phase of vaccination at a school in Chhatarpur, New Delhi, India, on Wednesday. (HT PHOTO)(HT Photo )
A health worker prepares a dose of Covid-19 vaccine during the third phase of vaccination at a school in Chhatarpur, New Delhi, India, on Wednesday. (HT PHOTO)(HT Photo )

BJP protests against vax centres’ closure

By HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAY 08, 2021 03:42 AM IST
Delhi BJP chief Adesh Gupta said at a time when the government should be increasing the number of sites to vaccinate more and more people, the AAP-led Delhi government was indulging in politics over vaccination.
Many residents in Delhi are facing hurdles in getting tested for Covid-19--be it at their homes or at diagnostic centres.(Bloomberg)
Many residents in Delhi are facing hurdles in getting tested for Covid-19--be it at their homes or at diagnostic centres.(Bloomberg)

Staff crunch, high volume of samples delay Covid reports

By Soumya Pillai, Anonna Dutt, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAY 08, 2021 03:36 AM IST
Owners of several testing centres said shortage of manpower and an increase in the number of requests for testing have led to instances of samples getting lost.
“Central Vista is just another ongoing project. It’s only the Congress that’s obsessed about it, nobody else," Hardeep Puri said.(PTI)
“Central Vista is just another ongoing project. It’s only the Congress that’s obsessed about it, nobody else," Hardeep Puri said.(PTI)

Opposition discourse against central vista bizarre, says minister Hardeep Puri

By HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAY 08, 2021 03:31 AM IST
Puri’s tweet came hours after Rahul Gandhi criticised the Modi govt for executing the project.
Patients at the Covid-19 care facility attached to Lok Nayak Hospital, at Shehnai Banquet in New Delhi, on Friday. Delhi had over 91,000 active Covid cases as on Friday.(HT Photo )
Patients at the Covid-19 care facility attached to Lok Nayak Hospital, at Shehnai Banquet in New Delhi, on Friday. Delhi had over 91,000 active Covid cases as on Friday.(HT Photo )

Gangster dies of Covid-19 as Tihar readies to decongest

By Prawesh Lama, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAY 08, 2021 03:26 AM IST
A high powered committee has recommended the release of inmates on parole to decongest the jail premises.
While 96 oxygen concentrators were seized from Khan Chacha, another nine were found illegally stored at Town Hall. In picture - Police personnel in a raid at Khan Chacha restaurant in New Delhi.(PTI)
While 96 oxygen concentrators were seized from Khan Chacha, another nine were found illegally stored at Town Hall. In picture - Police personnel in a raid at Khan Chacha restaurant in New Delhi.(PTI)

Police raid Khan Market restaurants, seize O2 devices

By HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAY 08, 2021 03:16 AM IST
According to Delhi Police, these restaurants are owned by Navneet Kalra, a businessman who also owns Dayal Opticals.
The Delhi government now plans to create outreach vaccination camps for journalists. In picture - Delhi deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia.(PTI)
The Delhi government now plans to create outreach vaccination camps for journalists. In picture - Delhi deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia.(PTI)

184k between 18-44 years got their first jab so far: Sisodia

By Anonna Dutt, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAY 08, 2021 03:09 AM IST
“In Delhi 1.84 lakh youth have got the 1st dose of vaccine, in first 4 days of 18-45 yrs age group opening. In total, 38.88 lakh people have got the vaccine in all age groups till yesterday evening,” Delhi deputy CM Manish Sisodia tweeted.
The shortage of ambulances with ventilators translates to critically ill patients sometimes having to wait, officials and patients said. In picture - Covid-19 patient on oxygen support waits in an ambulance.(PTI)
The shortage of ambulances with ventilators translates to critically ill patients sometimes having to wait, officials and patients said. In picture - Covid-19 patient on oxygen support waits in an ambulance.(PTI)

Few ambulances with critical care a concern

By Abhishek Dey, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAY 08, 2021 03:06 AM IST
There are 2,287 ambulances registered with the transport department. Of these, 265 are permanent ambulances under the Centralised Accident and Trauma Services (CATS) fleet.
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