IMD Issues Warning Against Cyclone Building up Over Arabian Sea, 5 States Prepare for May 16 Hit

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The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued warnings to five coastal states, Maharashtra, Gujarat, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Karnataka, against a low-pressure intensifying into a cyclone by May 16. Consequently,the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) has earmarked 53 teams to tackle possible after-effects of cyclone “Tauktae” NDRF Director General S N Pradhan said in a tweet … Read more

MP Issues Guidelines for Black Fungus Cases

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Day after the Madhya Pradesh government announced extensive measures to counter black fungus also know, as mucormycosis, among covid-19 patients, the Health Department issued guidelines for prevention and treatment of the fungul infection on Thursday. State Medical Education Minister Vishwas Sarang said two units are being set up at Gandhi Medical College, Bhopal and Netaji … Read more

IMD Issues Cyclonic Storm Warning, Predicts Heavy Rainfall in South Konkan, Goa

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The IMD on Thursday issued a warning and said that a low pressure area formed over the Arabian Sea is likely to intensify into a cyclonic storm by May 16, which may bring heavy rainfall at some places in Goa and south Konkan region. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) said, “A low pressure area has … Read more

Keep Eid Celebrations Low-key in View of Covid-19: Maharashtra Issues Guidelines

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Mumbai: Ahead of Eid-ul-Fitr, the Maharashtra government on Tuesday issued guidelines, urging people to celebrate the festival in a simple manner and advised against taking out processions and congregating in view of COVID-19 and the curbs enforced in the state. Ramzan, the holy month of Muslims, began on April 13. Eid-ul-Fitr, which marks the culmination … Read more

India’s seven-day Covid average at new high, WHO issues warning on strain | India News – Times of India

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BENGALURU: India’s coronavirus crisis showed scant sign of easing on Tuesday, with a seven-day average of new cases at a record high and international health authorities warning the country’s variant of the virus poses a global concern. India’s daily coronavirus cases rose by 329,942, while deaths from the disease rose by 3,876, according to the … Read more

Tech Engagement Not Linked To Mental Health Issues in Kids, Claims Study

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Many recent studies have claimed that technology can do more harm than good for children and the time they spend with gadgets is somehow linked to deteriorating mental health. But a new study says that there is little correlation between the use of technology and mental health problems in adolescents. It also throws into question … Read more

UP Govt Issues First Global Tender for Vaccines, Wants 60 Lakh Doses Per Month

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Uttar Pradesh has become the first state to float a global tender to procure Covid-19 vaccines, specifying it wants 40 million doses within six months. At least 6 million doses are to be supplied each month directly to nine warehouses in the state, the government has said, adding that the vaccines can be stored at … Read more

A Look At the Deeper Issues

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Covid-19 vaccination levels have crashed by more than 50% in the first week of May from a month earlier, even as the Centre has expanded the drive by allowing all adults eligible for the jab, the government’s own statistics show. About 11.6 million shots were administered from May 1 to May 7, as per the … Read more

SC Issues Circular for Listing of Cases Before Vacation Benches

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File photo of the Supreme Court. The circular deals about the benches which would conduct hearing between May 10 to 25, during the first part of the vacation. PTI New Delhi Last Updated:May 07, 2021, 19:55 IST FOLLOW US ON: The Supreme Court on Friday issued a circular giving details about the benches that will … Read more

Government Issues Guidelines For Expeditious Covid Vaccination Of Aviation Personnel

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Priority will be given to air traffic controllers (ATCs), cockpit and cabin crews. (Representational) New Delhi: The centre on Thursday issued guidelines to facilitate expeditious COVID-19 vaccination of aviation personnel working in government as well as private entities. A dedicated vaccination facility will be established by the airport operators in their respective airports to facilitate … Read more

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