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Two hospital in Delhi to start giving Sputnik V doses by end of this week

Two hospital in Delhi to start giving Sputnik V doses by end of this week

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New Delhi: Two hospitals in Delhi will start administering the Russian COVID-19 vaccine Sputnik V by the end of this week. "Delhi`s Madhukar Rainbow Children`s Hospital will start administering Russia`s COVID-19 vaccine Sputnik V tentatively by June 20. The appointment slots can be booked via CoWIN portal," hospital officials told ANI. They said the exact number of available doses can only be confirmed by the end of this week. Sputnik V is also likely to be available to people at Indraprastha Apollo Hospital in Delhi by the end of this week. The vaccine was administered to employees of Dr Reddy`s Lab at the hospital on Sunday, sources said. Sources said 1000 doses of Sputnik V reached the Apollo Hospital and out of these 170 doses were administered to lab employees. After Covishield ...
Locals revive lake in Srinagar, remove 1000 trucks of garbage

Locals revive lake in Srinagar, remove 1000 trucks of garbage

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Srinagar: An initiative by the locals of Srinagar city's Gill Kadal area to clean a lake and bring it back to life has finally paid off. The Khushalsar lake that lies in the middle of the old city had turned into a marshy land making it difficult for locals to even breathe in the area. However, in the last four months, the locals took it on themselves to start the process of cleaning the lake. Around 1000 trucks of garbage have already been taken out and it looks like the lake is alive again. Manzoor Wagnoo, the man who started this campaign, got the locals on board and later involved the government to help them in cleaning the lake. ''The most important thing is that in Kashmir, most of the water bodies are in shambles. I took this initiative with the word ‘Ehsaas’. People were walki...
CM Yogi Adityanath’s strategy of ‘Trace, Test & Treat’ yields results, contains second wave of COVID-19

CM Yogi Adityanath’s strategy of ‘Trace, Test & Treat’ yields results, contains second wave of COVID-19

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Lucknow: After exemplary handling of the first wave of the Covid-19 pandemic, Uttar Pradesh under the effective leadership of Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath is yet again emerging successful in containing its deadly second wave as the state logged fresh cases below the 500-mark for the first time since the second wave surge of Covid-19 cases. Uttar Pradesh recorded merely 468 fresh COVID-19 cases, the lowest daily count in over two-and-a-half months testifying to the success of numerous proactive measures adopted by Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath in limiting the transmission of the virus in the densely populated state. The Yogi-led state has also been registering a steep decline in the number of Active Covid Cases as the figure has dropped from a high of 3,10,783 in April to 8,986 now,...
Haryana extends COVID-19 lockdown till June 21

Haryana extends COVID-19 lockdown till June 21

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Chandigarh: The Haryana government on Sunday (June 13) extended the coronavirus lockdown by another week till June 21, while easing several restrictions. Doing away with the odd-even formula, the state government allowed all shops to open from 9 am to 8 pm. Restaurants and bars, including in hotels and malls, are allowed to open from 10 am to 10 pm. Giving further relaxations, gyms are now allowed to open from 6 am to 8 pm with 50 per cent capacity after adopting requisite social distancing norms, regular sanitisation and Covid-appropriate behavioural norms. However, spas shall remain closed, said an official order. The timings for opening of shopping malls will continue to be from 10 am to 8 pm. Sports complexes, stadia have now also been permitted to open only for sports activities ...
Corona Mata temple demolished in Uttar Pradesh’s Pratapgrdh district to prevent superstitions

Corona Mata temple demolished in Uttar Pradesh’s Pratapgrdh district to prevent superstitions

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Pratapgarh: A 'Corona Mata' temple that had come up in Juhi Shukulapur village under the limits of Sangipur police station in Pratapgarh district has been demolished by the district administration. A probe has also been ordered regarding the construction of the `Corona Mata` temple. According to Inspector general of police, Prayagraj range, K P Singh, the police administration has removed the `Corona Mata` temple from the village to prevent people from getting trapped in superstitious activities. He said that the police teams are also making efforts to create awareness among the masses regarding Covid-19, claiming that it is a deadly virus and they should not get involved in such superstitious things. The IG also said that police administration has also ordered a probe into the issue ...
Vaccinating 30% big achievement, herd immunity still long way for Delhi, says AAP MLA Atishi

Vaccinating 30% big achievement, herd immunity still long way for Delhi, says AAP MLA Atishi

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New Delhi: Vaccinating 30 per cent of the population is a "big achievement" for Delhi, but it has a long way to go as herd immunity can be achieved only after inoculating at least 70 per cent population, Delhi MLA and AAP leader Atishi said on Saturday (June 12). A total of 59,90,485 people have received anti-Covid jabs in the national capital of whom more than 14 lakh have got both doses, the AAP leader said, releasing the city' daily vaccination bulletin."Vaccinating 30 per cent of the population is a big achievement, but yet we have to go a long way. If we want to achieve herd immunity, it's really important to vaccinate 70 per cent of Delhi's population," she said. On Friday, 78,628 people were vaccinated -- 60,759 with their first dose and 17,800 their second. Atishi added that...
Planning a trip to Himachal Pradesh? See if you need a COVID-19 RT-PCR report or not

Planning a trip to Himachal Pradesh? See if you need a COVID-19 RT-PCR report or not

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New Delhi: Relaxing the existing COVID-19 restrictions, the Himachal Pradesh government on Friday (June 11, 2021) decided to remove the rule which stated that people need to show RT-PCR tests for entering the state. The state government decided that there will be no more requirement of RT-PCR tests for entering the state and allowed the intrastate bus service to resume with 50 percent capacity. The government has now lifted section 144 in the state. The state has closed its borders for tourists in April citing the rise in the number of COVID-19 cases during the second wave of the deadly coronavirus pandemic. The Himachal Pradesh government on Friday announced that the corona curfew in the state is being relaxed and now the shop can open from 9 am-5 pm from June 14. The authorities a...
Fraud! Dilip Ghosh asks how Nusrat Jahan wore sindoor being unmarried

Fraud! Dilip Ghosh asks how Nusrat Jahan wore sindoor being unmarried

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New Delhi: West Bengal BJP leader Dilip Ghosh on Friday (June 11) trained his guns on Trinamool Congress MP and popular actor Nusrat Jahan in view of ongoing controversy surrounding her marriage with Nikhil Jain and her pregnancy rumours. The Bengal BJP termed the actress-turned politician a 'fraud' and also attacked West Bengal supremo Mamata Banerjee for trying to save her. "What a fraud. A person who was given a ticket by TMC, took oath, now says she was not even married. However, she wore sindoor, dragged a rath, conducted pujas, and won the election," said Dilip Ghosh. He added that Nusrat Jahan had taken oath in Parliament as a married woman. The statement from Dilip Ghosh came after Nusrat Jahan on Friday claimed that her marriage does not have any legal standing in India as s...
10-year-old girl gang-raped by 8 boys, 7 of them are in the age group of 10-15

10-year-old girl gang-raped by 8 boys, 7 of them are in the age group of 10-15

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New Delhi: A 10-year-old girl was allegedly raped inside a village school in Haryana's Rewari district by a group of boys, who also filmed the act on their mobile phones, police said on Wednesday. Barring one, all accused are minor, police said. They said some of the accused filmed the act and circulated the video locally, which reached the victim's father, who lodged a complaint. Police said the school was closed due to the summer holidays and children, including the girl, were playing there when the incident took place on May 24. Seven minor boys and an 18-year-old were involved in the incident, Rewari's Deputy Superintendent of Police Hansraj told reporters. An official at the police station said while some of the accused have been booked on the rape charge, others are accused of m...
Delhi Police inks MoU with Rashtriya Raksha University for law enforcement training

Delhi Police inks MoU with Rashtriya Raksha University for law enforcement training

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New Delhi: The Delhi Police on Thursday (June 10) inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Rashtriya Raksha University (RRU) for sharing of resources and expertise in the area of academics, research and training. Delhi’s Commissioner of Police SN Shrivastava signed the MoU with RRU Vice-Chancellor, Prof Bimal N Patel in a formal ceremony held at Vimarsh Conference Hall in Delhi Police Headquarters. “The objective of the MoU is to synergise the expertise of Delhi Police and RRU with the aim of undertaking skill up-gradation and training and encouraging innovation and research in the field of law enforcement and allied areas of policing. Through collaboration, the two organizations will assess and focus on specific requirements of Delhi Police and the RRU regarding training, r...