With Kerala’s Oxygen Surplus Stock Over, Poor Districts in 3 Neighboring States Gasp for Breath

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Kerala, which had been sending surplus medical oxygen to neighbouring states, including Tamil Nadu and Karnataka, is facing severe crisis and pleading for life-saving gas due to the surge in covid-19 cases. The halt had a chain effect on the districts in neighbouring states that fall off from the glare of both the media and … Read more

UP Govt Deploys Nodal Officers in All 75 Districts as Rural Areas Emerge as Covid-19 Hotspots

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To control the coronavirus spread in rural areas, the Uttar Pradesh government on Saturday deployed some of its senior administrative officers across all districts. Chief minister The BJP government led by Yogi Adityanath in UP has deployed 59 senior administrative officers as nodal officers across all districts. These officers have beenn directed to camp in … Read more

Covid Restrictions Extended till May 24 in across All 20 Districts of J&K

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Representational image (AP) Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday recorded 3,677 fresh coronavirus cases, taking the tally of infected persons to 2,40,467. PTI Last Updated:May 15, 2021, 21:01 IST FOLLOW US ON: The Jammu and Kashmir administration on Saturday extended till May 24 the curfew imposed across the union territory to slow the spread of coronavirus. … Read more

Cyclone Tauktae to Reach Karnataka Coast Tonight, 8 Districts on Path of Destruction

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Bengaluru: Cyclone Tauktae will reach the state’s three coastal districts by Saturday night and the administration is prepared to tackle the situation and to carry out relief and rescue operations, two senior Karnataka Ministers have said. They said heavy rains are expected in coastal and neighboring districts and the effect of the cyclone is expected … Read more

Chhattisgarh Govt Asks 28 Districts to Extend Lockdown Till May 31

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The Chhattisgarh government has asked authorities in all the 28 districts to extend the COVID-19 lockdown till May 31 even as it granted more relaxations in economic and other activities, an official said on Saturday. The lockdown, currently in force in all districts of the state, was set to end in most regions at May … Read more

Gujarat CM Asks Authorities of Coastal Districts to Stay Alert

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In view of the meteorological department’s prediction about formation of a cyclone in the Arabian sea in the next few days, Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani on Wednesday held a meeting and asked the officials of coastal districts in the state to remain alert and take necessary safety measures, a minister said. Officials have predicted … Read more

More Than 70% Indian Districts Have Double-Digit Test Positivity Rate

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In worrying signs of the virus not subsiding and spreading across rural parts, 533 out of 718 districts are now reporting a test positivity rate of more than 10 per cent, the Centre said on Tuesday. In a media briefing, health secretary Lav Agarwal said, “Of the 734 districts, 533 still have a positivity rate … Read more

Two Bengal Districts Among Top 20 Where Every 2nd Person Tested Positive Last Week

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A week after the new government was sworn in West Bengal, the adjacent districts of Kolkata and North 24 Parganas continue to be among the epicenters of Covid-19. The Centre has said nearly half the people who have been tested here over the last one week have are positive. These are among the 20 such … Read more

Liquor Shops allowed to Open in Several Districts of UP Amid Pandemic

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Image credits: People crowd outside a liquor shop in Ashok Nagar, Delhi. Credits: News18. Liquor shops were opened in Agra, Noida and Hapur districts after the permission of the excise department, after which there was a huge crowd at the shops Last Updated:May 11, 2021, 14:13 IST FOLLOW US ON: Liquor shops in several parts … Read more

Youth Steals Private Bus, Drives Across Four Districts Amid Lockdown in Kerala

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Kerala police on Monday arrested a youth who stole a private bus and drove across four districts spanning over 300 kilometres amid strict covid-19 movement restriction in the state. Police held 30-year-old Dinoop from Chakkittappara in Kozhikode for stealing a private bus from Kuttiady. The officials also took the bus into custody. The bus, owned … Read more

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