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At the customary Friday sermons in mosques in the #Kashmir  valley, the focus now is on educating devotees on #COVID19-appropriate  behaviour. Special prayers were also held for the victims.

The Navy is planning an MoU with the member states of the Indian Ocean Rim Association for information sharing on critical issues as part of the regional grouping’s emphasis on the development of a blue economy, Navy Chief Admiral Karambir Singh said.

Turkish prosecutors launched an investigation into a #cryptocurrency  exchange on Thursday over allegations it may have defrauded some 3,90,000 investors of an estimated $2 billion.

In this episode of Worldview, our Diplomatic Affairs Editor@suhasinih  takes a look at India’s #vaccine  diplomacy and why the government is now facing criticism for it.

"Indian Spinal Injuries Centre has been desperately trying to arrange #oxygen  cylinders since morning, as a result of which 18 oxygen cylinders were arranged till the evening which will help us treat the patients for now...."

".......However this was not enough and we were facing a grave crisis where we were to run out of cylinder oxygen," the hospital said in a statement.

"We have 30 to 45 minutes of oxygen left," says Sir Ganga Ram Hospital spokesperson. reports @ikasnik 

Politicians and doctors have pressed for a temporary waiver of intellectual property rights governing the production of #vaccines  and therapeutics


Legendary playback singer #SPBalasubrahmanyam , known popularly as #SPB , passed away at a private hospital at 1:04 p.m. in Chennai on Friday, at the age of 74 #RIPSPB 

The Prime Minister’s Office has denied a Right to Information request related to the PM-CARES Fund on the grounds that providing it would “disproportionately divert the resources of the office.”

Exclusive: The Defence Ministry had protested against PMO undermining #Rafale  negotiations, reports Deal#RafaleDeal 

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JUST IN | Jawaharlal Nehru University Students' Union has called for an all night protest outside police headquarters condemning violence #JamiaProtest  #JNU 

Just In | Congress drops Sanjay Jha as party spokesperson. Mr Jha had recently written an opinion piece where he had questioned the party leadership and had said Congress is heading towards political obsolescence.

Three days before the Balakot strike, Republic TV Editor Arnab Goswami told former Broadcast Audience Research Council CEO Partho Dasgupta ‘something big will happen’, indicating that he knew about the confidential military action.

PM Modi’s idea of wind turbines for water ‘impractical’, say experts.

Exclusive | How a decision by Prime Minister Modi caused the price of Rafale jets to go up by 41%