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Singapore shuts all schools after warning new Covid strains 'affecting children more' | Calcutta HC stays interim bail granted to Firhad Hakim, Subrata Mukherjee, Madan Mitra & Sovan Chatterjee | Cyclone Tauktae makes landfall in Gujarat, Army called in for rescue ops | Narada scam: CBI court grants interim bail to Firhad Hakim, Subrata Mukherjee, Madan Mitra & Sovan Chatterjee | What happened to Suvendu Adhikari? Narada News CEO Mathew Samuels questions CBI

Narada case: Calcutta HC stays bail for Firhad Hakim, Subrata Mukherjee, Madan Mitra & Sovan Chatterjee

Kolkata/IBNS: In a dramatic turn of events, the Calcutta High Court on Monday night stayed the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court's interim bail granted to West Bengal Ministers Firhad Hakim, Subrata Mukherjee, Trinamool Congress MLA Madan Mitra and former party leader Sovan Chatterjee in connection with the Narada scam case.

Calcutta HC stays interim bail granted to Firhad Hakim, Subrata Mukherjee, Madan Mitra & Sovan Chatterjee

Kolkata/IBNS: The Calcutta High Court has stayed the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court's interim bail granted to West Bengal Ministers Firhad Hakim, Subrata Mukherjee, Trinamool Congress MLA Madan Mitra  and former party leader Sovan Chatterjee.

Cyclone Tauktae makes landfall in Gujarat, Army called in for rescue ops

New Delhi/IBNS: Cyclone Tauktae, which has been categorised as 'extremely severe' in nature, made landfall in Gujarat on Monday evening, the Indian Meteorological Department informed in a tweet.

Narada scam: CBI court grants interim bail to Firhad Hakim, Subrata Mukherjee, Madan Mitra & Sovan Chatterjee

Kolkata/IBNS: A special Central Bureau of Information (CBI) court in Kolkata granted interim bail to West Bengal Ministers Firhad Hakim, Subrata Mukherjee, Trinamool Congress MLA Madan Mitra and former TMC leader Sovan Chatterjee after they were arrested by the probe agency on Monday in connection with the Narada scam.

Goa Congress files FIR against CM Pramod Sawant, Health Minister Vishwajit Rane over Covid deaths

Panaji/UNI: The Congress party in Goa on Monday filed a formal complaint with the Agacaim Police against Chief Minister Pramod Sawant and Health Minister Vishwajit Rane over deaths of Covid patients in Goa Medical College and Hospital due to mismanagement and lack of oxygen.

China supports India's patent waiver for Covid vaccine proposal

New Delhi/UNI: China on Monday voiced its support for waiving intellectual property protections for novel coronavirus vaccines to help developing nations suffering from the ongoing pandemic.

Narada scam: Firhad Hakim, Subrata Mukherjee, Madan Mitra and Sovan Chatterjee granted interim bail 

A special court in Kolkata on Monday granted interim bail to Kolkata administrator Firhad Hakim, West Bengal Minister Subrata Mukherjee, MLA Madan Mitra and former city Mayor Sovan Chatterjee in connection with the Narada case.

At UNSC, India condemns rocket attack that killed Indian nurse; also supports Palestinian cause

Mourning the death of an Indian nurse in Israel, India's Permanent Representative T. S. Tirumurti has condemned the rocket attacks from Gaza that killed her. Speaking at a rare UN Security Council meeting held on a Sunday, he also reiterated India's support for the Palestinian cause and condemned the retaliatory attacks by Israel.

Indian Army conducts COVID-19 awareness programme in Baramulla 

Srinagar:  The Indian Army recently hosted a COVID-19 awareness programme at Sultanpur Kandi village of Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district amid rising cases in the region.

Jammu and Kashmir: Indian Army officials distribute ration, COVID-kits to Gujjar, Bakarawal communities in Poonch

Poonch: The Romeo Force of the Army's Rashtriya Rifles hsa started the initiative of coronavirus awareness and education campaign for the migratory population of the Gujjar and Bakarawal community in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district, media reports said.

China now sending sub-standard oxygen concentrators to India: Report

New Delhi: China seems to be trying to make profit even at this hour when India is fighting the deadliest second wave of COVID-19 as Beijing is allegedly sending sub-standard Covid-19 related critical equipment to India.

China Ladakh aggression has brought India closer to US: Expert

New Delhi: A geo-political expert has said the recent aggression by China shown in the Himalayas has brought India closer to the US.

Rajnath Singh unveils first batch of anti-COVID drug developed by DRDO and hands over to Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan

New Delhi: The first batch of the adjunct COVID therapy anti-COVID drug, 2-deoxy-D-glucose (2-DG), was released by Defence Minister  Rajnath Singh and handed over to Minister for Health & Family Welfare, Science & Tech and Earth Sciences Dr Harsh Vardhan in New Delhi on May 17, 2021.

Cyclone Tauktae: Indian Navy dispatches INS Kochi for SAR Ops in Bombay High area

New Delhi/UNI: The Indian Navy on Monday has deployed INS Kochi for Search and Rescue Operation to assist 273 ONGC personnel at Bombay High areas wherein a barge carrying these people adrift off of Heera Oil fields.

WB CM Mamata Banerjee starts sit-in demonstration in front of CBI office, protesting arrest

Kolkata/UNI: West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress (TMC) supremo Mamata Banerjee on Monday started a sit-in demonstration in front of CBI office at Nizam Palace here, protesting against the arrest of two of her cabinet colleagues Subrata Mukherjee, Firhad Hakim and MLA Madan Mitra along with ex-Kolkata mayor Sovan Chatterjee.