Oxygen Supply
West Bengal  /  Published 09.05.21

Tankers exempt from highway toll

The Centre has announced toll or user fee exemption for tankers and containers carrying liquid medical oxygen — treating such vehicles as ambulances — for the next two months or until furt...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 08.05.21

HC asks police to free O2 cylinders

The Jharkhand High Court has directed all deputy commissioners to immediately release oxygen cylinders confiscated under their jurisdictions for immediate use at all Covid-19 hospitals to tide over th...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

India  /  Published 08.05.21

SC sets up task force for oxygen distribution

The Supreme Court has constituted a 12-member National Task Force to facilitate a public health response to the pandemic based on scientific and specialised domain knowledge. A bench of Justices DY C...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 08.05.21

CM plea: 550 tonnes of oxygen daily

By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 08.05.21

Bare minimum: Oxygen deficiency in Delhi

Sir — It was heartbreaking to see the Delhi chief minister, Arvind Kejriwal, thank the prime minister, Narendra Modi, after the national capital received 730 metric tonnes of oxygen on May 5, sa...
By The Telegraph


West Bengal  /  Published 07.05.21

Mamata to Modi: Increase O2 supply

  Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Friday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, seeking increased supply of medical oxygen for COVID-19 treatment. Banerjee also said that the Centre hiked...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Calcutta

India  /  Published 07.05.21

Oxygen: SC upholds Karnataka HC’s order

The Supreme Court Friday said it will not leave Karnataka citizens in the lurch as it refused to interfere with the Karnataka High Court order asking the Centre to increase the daily oxygen allocation...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 07.05.21

NKDA starts oxygen camp for emergency relief

New Covid testing centre A walk-in RT PCR testing centre has been started at Gate no. 1 of Eco Park from Wednesday. “There is a dearth of testing kit in the market. But patients need tests as ...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Salt Lake

West Bengal  /  Published 07.05.21

Oxygen crunch triggers protest

Interns attached to the Kalyani-based College of Medicine & JNM Hospital staged a demonstration, accusing the authorities of negligence after oxygen cylinders at the 1,000-bed healthcare facility ...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta

India  /  Published 07.05.21

Bombay HC oxygen prod to hospitals

Bombay High Court on Thursday said it was “imperative” for all private hospitals in Maharashtra to have their own oxygen plants to deal with the increasing cases of Covid-19. A bench of C...
By PTI in Mumbai


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