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    PE major Warbug Pincus checks into Good Host Spaces; buys HDFC's 24.48 pc stake

    Mumbai, Apr 22 (PTI) Global private equity major Warburg Pincus on Thursday said it has become a significant shareholder in student accommodation provider Good Host Spaces by undisclosed sum.

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    Illegal immigrants actual outsiders in Bengal, vote bank for Mamata: Shah

    (Eds: Adds background, edits intro) Harirampur (WB), Apr 22 (PTI) Home Minister Amit Shah Thursday sought to punch a hole in West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's oft-repeated insider-outsider narrative, alleging that illegal immigrants, on whose support she wants to rule the state, were the actual outsiders.

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    CoinSwitch Kuber raises $25 mn from Tiger Global; valuation touches USD 500 mn

    New Delhi, Apr 22 (PTI) CoinSwitch Kuber on Thursday said it has raised USD 25 million (about Rs 181 crore) from Tiger Global Management, valuing the cryptocurrency investment platform at over USD 500 million.

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    COVID: FinMin asks states to vaccinate banking staff on priority basis

    New Delhi, Apr 22 (PTI) The finance ministry has asked state governments to treat bankers on priority basis for COVID-19 vaccination when the third phase begins from May 1.

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    Guj: Remdesivir shortage only due to misuse, hoarding, say doctors' organisations

    Ahmedabad, Apr 22 (PTI) Misuse, overuse and hoarding are leading to shortages of the drug Remdesivir and in reality there is no shortage, prominent medical professionals' organisations in Gujarat said on Thursday.

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    SAIL to increase ventilator at hospital at RSP

    New Delhi, Apr 22 (PTI) Steel Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has directed SAIL to urgently increase the number of ventilators to 100 at its Rourkela Steel Plant (RSP) super specialty hospital in Odisha.     O On April 15, state-run steel maker SAIL had announced its super specialty hospital at Rourkela Steel Plant (RSP) has been approved as a Covid Care hospital.       In a Tweet, SAIL Rourkela Steel Plant said  As instructed by HSM @dpradhanbjp, an urgent procurement process initiated to double ventilator numbers to at least 100 for the treatment of critically ill Covid-19 patients at SSH of SAIL, Rourkela Steel Plant. SAIL family stands with the nation during the #COVID-19 pandemic. PTI ABI MR

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    HC dismisses contempt petitions against Harsh Vardhan Lodha

    Kolkata, Apr 22 (PTI) The Calcutta High Court Thursday dismissed several contempt applications against Harsh Vardhan Lodha for continuing as a director and the chairman in companies of the M P Birla Group.

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    HC asks Delhi govt to provide medical assistance to construction workers infected with COVID-19

    New Delhi, Apr 22 (PTI) The Delhi High Court Thursday directed the AAP government to provide medical assistance to the construction workers who got infected by COVID-19.

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    Mizoram's plan to tackle second wave of COVID-19

    Aizawl, Apr 22 (PTI) Mizoram Health Minister Dr. R.

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    With 5,456 COVID-19 cases, Punjab sees another record daily rise

    Chandigarh, Apr 22 (PTI) Punjab on Thursday registered yet another record single-day jump of 5,456 cases COVID-19 cases that pushed the state's total tally to 3,19,719, according to a medical bulletin.