Sunday, 26 March, 2023

Topic: Oxygen

Desperate Indians are calling Switzerland for oxygen concentrators

For the past two weeks, retailers Raphael Koch and Dino Vivarelli have been busy fielding a flurry of phone calls, mostly from Indians looking for oxygen concentrators.

Order directing distribution of seized oxygen concentrators among judges, cops, set aside

Principal District and Sessions Judge Narottam Kaushal passed the order on a petition filed by the Delhi government seeking revision of an order passed by a magisterial court.

Rajasthan govt importing oxygen concentrators from Russia, China

The Rajasthan government said Saturday that it also plans to purchase more than 28,000 such machines from different countries this month.

SC forms 12-member task force to ensure scientific distribution of oxygen to states, UTs

The top court said Union health secretary Rajesh Bhushan will be ex-officio member of the task force.

US corporate sector sends ventilators, oxygen concentrators to fight India’s second Covid wave

Over 45 top American companies & its CEOs have joined task force created by US Chambers of Commerce & Business Roundtable in association with US-India Strategic and Partnership Forum.

13 deaths: Chengalpattu hospital dean claims O2 pressure dropped, but shortage wasn’t cause

13 Covid patients in Chengalpattu Govt Hospital in Tamil Nadu died Tuesday night in what has been cited as another instance of the severe oxygen shortage crisis in India's hospitals.

Police raid top Delhi restaurants Khan Chacha, Town Hall & Nege Ju, bust O2 concentrator racket

Delhi Police also raided a farmhouse from where 387 oxygen concentrators were seized. From Nege Ju Restaurant and Bar, 32 were seized, 9 from Town Hall in Khan Market, and 96 from Khan Chacha.

Central Vista project was always needless, now it has no moral ground either

As people across India die due to lack of oxygen, construction of Modi govt's lavish Rs 20,000-crore complex for MPs goes on.

India’s Central Vista ‘ivory tower’, and foreign aid’s ‘quarantine’

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

Arvind Kejriwal thanks PM Modi after Delhi receives 730 MT of oxygen on 5 May

In a letter, the Delhi Chief Minister said it was the first time the national capital received more than 700 metric tonnes of oxygen. He urged the Centre to send this quantity everyday.

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File photo of smog in Delhi. Some doctors have called air pollution a bigger threat than Covid-19.| Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Air quality is better but not enough to banish air purifiers. Here are options for your room & car

What’s the solution for people who cannot leave Delhi? Air purifiers from Dyson's expensive range to Xiaomi's affordable ones can be of help.

NFRA to conduct audit quality inspections of five audit firms

New Delhi, Nov 16 (PTI) The National Financial Reporting Authority (NFRA) will carry out audit quality inspections of five audit firms, including the...


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In a first, six women officers to enter prestigious Defence Services Staff College

As many as 15 women appeared for the examination, out of which six were selected, including one who has made it to the course along with her husband. 

Why military is more for asserting political will, not just about controlling territory

No matter what tactics, doctrine, or weapon system is used, the objective of any war is to control territory, argues Gen. MM Naravane (retd). But it's politics that matters most.