Congress brass signals thaw, names ‘dissident’ Azad chief of Covid task force

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In what appears a significant step towards reconciliation in the dissidence-ridden Congress post a poor score in the assembly polls, the party on Tuesday named veteran Ghulam Nabi Azad to head a “Covid relief task force” that will coordinate the party’s pandemic mitigation activities.

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Published on May 8, 2021 -  03:24
Covid update: Decongesting jails; DRDO's new oral drug; task force for oxygen
From DCGI approving new anti-Covid drug, to health ministry issues new rules for hospital admissions, here are the top updates on the coronavirus. DCGI approved a new anti-Covid oral drug, which has been developed by DRDO and Dr. Reddy’s. The medicine has been given emergency use approval by DCGI. Meanwhile, Health Ministry said that a positive Covid-19 report is now not mandatory for a patient to be admitted to a hospital. Also, Supreme Court formed a 12-member National Task Force on medical oxygen. The new panel includes 10 doctors and 2 top bureaucrats from the Centre, who will ensure streamlined delivery of oxygen across India. Watch the full video for more updates on the pandemic.

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Ghulam Nabi Azad

Indian politician and social worker


Disease caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2
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Centre has told the SC that the central government and states, whose finances are over-stretched in fighting the pandemic on health, economic and social welfare..
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Indian National Congress

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The Parliamentary panel comprising of 21 MPs from Lok Sabha, and 10 from Rajya Sabha is led by Congress MP Shashi Tharoor.
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Tamil Nadu Chief Minister and DMK president MK Stalin Friday met Congress chief Sonia Gandhi at her residence, where Rahul Gandhi was also present. This is the..
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