1.03 pm: The Supreme Court asks states and police not to clamp down citizens’ SOS calls for medical help through social media, reports Live Law. It warns of contempt action.
1.02 pm: The Supreme Court begins hearing in the case where it took suo moto cognisance on matters related to oxygen supply, drug supply, and various other policies in relation to the pandemic.
12.59 pm: The Centre will import 4.5 lakh vials of antiviral drug remdesivir.
12.48 pm: The Civil Aviation Ministry permits the Telangana government to use drones for experimental delivery of vaccines within the visual line of sight. This exemption will be valid for a period of one year or until further orders.
MoCA gives conditional exemption from Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) Rules, 2021 to Govt of Telangana for conducting experimental delivery of vaccines using drones within Visual Line of Sight (VLOS) range. pic.twitter.com/ivJqkK6ink
— MoCA_GoI (@MoCA_GoI) April 30, 2021
12.40 pm: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal…