Lack of oxygen in Delhi

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Center Refuses Council To Check Oxygen Deficit Deaths, Says Manish Sisodia

Delhi Deputy CM Manish Sisodia targeted the Centre for not allowing to form a committee regarding the alleged deaths of the people due to oxygen constrain on July 21. Meanwhile, the Union Health Ministry stated that the other states and Union Territories reported zero deaths due to oxygen shortage. “The Centre wants to hide the truth about the mismanagement it brought on,” said Sisodia.

Wed, 21 Jul 2021 - 09:30 PM / by Prateek Chakradhar

Tags: Covid-19, oxygen cylinders, Covid deaths, Narendra Modi, Manish Sisodia, Delhi Government

Courtesy: The Indian Express

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Punjab Kings To Arrange Oxygen Concentrators For COVID-19 Patients

The IPL franchise Punjab Kings (PBKS) has collaborated with private organization Round Table India (RTI) and crowdfunding platform ketto.org to provide oxygen concentrators to the COVID-19 patients. RTI will ensure that the concentrator reaches the right person after verifying the need. Post-return, it will be disinfected and provided to the next person. After the pandemic, the concentrators will be donated to the hospitals to treat patients… read-more

Tue, 25 May 2021 - 10:10 PM / by Sahil Quadir

Tags: Covid-19, Punjab Kings, Ketto, IPL, oxygen cylinders

Courtesy: India TV

Actor Sonu Sood

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Sonu Sood To Set Up O2 Plants At Kurnool, Nellore Hospitals In June

Actor Sonu Sood has announced to install oxygen plants at government hospitals in Andhra Pradesh’s Kurnool and Nellore district in June. Sonu announced the news after he received the ordered consignment from France and other nations. Stressing more on COVID affected rural areas, the philanthropist actor assured to set up more such plants in worst hit areas. Kurnool collector S. Ramsundar Reddy thanked Sood for his humanitarian gesture.

Sun, 23 May 2021 - 05:20 PM / by Vanshika Sharma

Tags: oxygen cylinders, Covid-19, health care, Sonu Sood, IAS Officer, Oxygen Plants

Courtesy: India Times

Oxygen cylinder truck

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Centre Asks States To Train Drivers To Carry Liquid Oxygen Containers

The Transport Ministry on May 22 directed the states to create a pool of trained and licensed drivers to supply medical oxygen to increase the transportation of health facilities. Aiming to have 2,500 drivers in the next two months, the ministry said the drivers will supplement or replace the existing drivers in relief work. The government also suggested to train drivers through short (3-4 day) program and apprenticeships.

Sat, 22 May 2021 - 08:40 PM / by Vanshika Sharma

Tags: Healthcare, Covid-19, oxygen cylinders, Transport Ministry

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Oxygen cylinders

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Delhi Asks Union To Give Surplus Oxygen Quota To Other Needy States

The Delhi government on May 13 sought the Centre to give Delhi’s surplus oxygen quota to other states. Deputy CM Manish Sisodia said Delhi’s oxygen requirement has dropped from 700 metric tonnes to 582 metric tonnes/day. Thanking the Union and Delhi HC for rendering help in crisis, Dy-CM Sisodia said the positivity rate in Delhi dropped by 14% along with an increased availability in number of beds and oxygen concentrators.

Thu, 13 May 2021 - 07:04 PM / by Vanshika Sharma

Tags: Covid-19, Delhi High Court, Hospitals, oxygen cylinders, Central Government, Delhi Government , Manish Sisodia

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

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Government Waives Off Toll Fee For Oxygen Tankers On Highways

The Centre has waived off toll fee for tankers and vehicles carrying liquid medical oxygen across all the national highways. According to the National Highways Authority of India, oxygen containers and ambulances will be given utmost priority for the next two months. "The timely delivery of LMO (liquid medical oxygen) to hospitals and medical centres is of paramount importance to save lives," said NHAI.

Mon, 10 May 2021 - 11:17 AM / by Neha Sanjeev

Tags: oxygen cylinders, Highway, Road transport and highways, national highway

Courtesy: India Today

Vinod Khosla

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Indian-American Billionaire Vinod Khosla Donates $10 Mn To India

Co-founder of Sun Microsystems and Indian-American businessman Vinod Khosla has announced that he would donate $10 million in addition to his previous donations to help India in tackling oxygen crisis. Highlighting the urgent need for oxygen concentrators, ICU beds, and ventilators in the country, 66-… read-more

Mon, 03 May 2021 - 04:17 PM / by Neha Sanjeev

Tags: vinod khosla, Covid-19, Donations, oxygen cylinders

Courtesy: News18

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Anand Mahindra Launches "Oxygen on Wheels" Initiative For COVID Patients

Anand Mahindra-backed automobile company Mahindra and Mahindra on May 1 launched the "Oxygen on Wheels" initiative with an aim to make oxygen readily available to hospitals and homes in Maharashtra. As part of the initiative, 70 Bolero pickup trucks have delivered 61 jumbo oxygen cylinders to 13 hospitals across Mumbai, Thane, Nashik, and Nagpur so far. Moreover, a direct-to-consumer model is set up to connect oxygen producers with patients… read-more

Sun, 02 May 2021 - 12:59 PM / by Neha Sanjeev

Tags: Anand Mahindra, Mahindra&Mahindra Ltd., Covid-19, oxygen cylinders, Maharashtra

Courtesy: Times now news

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Navy Initiates Samudra Setu-II To Bring Oxygen From Foreign Countries

The Indian Navy has initiated the Samudra Setu-II operation to facilitate faster overseas transportation of liquid oxygen and other medical gear to aid India's COVID struggle. Reportedly, Indian Naval warships, including INS Kolkata, INS Airavat and INS Jalashwa have been sent offshore for the task. Meanwhile, INS Talwar will be bringing  40 metric tonnes of Liquid Medical Oxygen (LMO) from Bahrain to Mumbai soon.

Sun, 02 May 2021 - 11:43 AM / by Neha Sanjeev

Tags: Indian Navy, oxygen cylinders, Medical Supplies, Samudrasetu

Courtesy: India Today

Boy pleads cops

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Uttar Pradesh: Woman Dies After Cops Snatch Oxygen Cylinder From Her Son

A viral video showcasing UP policemen allegedly snatching an oxygen cylinder from a 17-year-old boy, utilizing it to treat his ailing mother at a private COVID-19 facility. Reportedly, the police gave cylinder to a VIP after which the teenager's mother died due of lack of oxygen. The video displays boy kneeling down & pleading in front of the policemen.However, ADG Rajiv Krishna ensured to take strict action against the guilty.

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Fri, 30 Apr 2021 - 02:35 PM / by Neha Sanjeev

Tags: UP Police, Police Brutality, Covid-19, oxygen cylinders

Courtesy: Times now news