A gas leak in a chemical factory in Maharashtra’s Badlapur reported late last night created panic among the locals. Several people, over a three-kilometre area, complained of breathlessness and a burning sensation in the eyes after the leak at Nobel Intermediates Pvt Ltd company at Shirgaon MIDC. The incident took place at 10:22 pm on Thursday, said the Thane Municipal… Continue reading "Gas leak in chemical factory in Maharashtra leads to panic"
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India on Friday hit out at President of the UN General Assembly Volkan Bozkir for his comments on Jammu and Kashmir, saying his “misleading and prejudiced” remarks does “great disservice to the office he occupies”. Bozkir, at a press conference in Islamabad along with Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Thursday, said it was “Pakistan’s duty” to bring the… Continue reading "India hits out at UN General Assembly president for comments on J&K"
The Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh has decided to extend free treatment to those suffering with problems in the post Covid-19 phase. The move will benefit one in 10 Covid-19 positive patients who get hospitalised for management of the infection but cannot be discharged on account of other complications. Till date, over 20,000 of the 62,000 active cases are… Continue reading "UP government to extend support in treatment of post covid problems"
Rapid Antigen Kits to conduct Covid test at home got a green signal on Wednesday and the Indian Council of Medical Research — the nodal body in the fight against the virus — issued detailed guidelines on who can use it and how. The ICMR has made it clear that only symptomatic individuals and immediate contacts of people who tested… Continue reading "ICMR approves covid home test kit"
Cyclone Tauktae – an ‘extremely severe cyclonic storm’ – is currently 160 km south-southwest of Mumbai and is “very likely” to reach the Gujarat coast this evening with gusts of up to 200 km per hour, the weather department said this morning. Thousands have been evacuated from low-lying areas between Porbandar and Mahuva in Gujarat’s Bhavnagar district in anticipation of… Continue reading "‘Extremely Severe’ cyclone Tauktae to reach Gujarat coast today"
India’s Covid caseload has reached 2.43 crore with 3.26 lakh new cases reported in the last 24 hours. Up to 3,980 people have died of the infection during the period. World Health Organization has called the situation in India “hugely concerning”. The country’s cumulative COVID-19 recoveries have surpassed two crore mark with 3.53 lakh patients recuperating in a day. This… Continue reading "Covid 19 recoveries in India crosses the two crore mark"
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will release the 8th installment of financial benefit under Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-KISAN) on Friday at 11 am via video conferencing. “This will enable the transfer of more than ₹ 19,000 crores to more than 9.5 crores beneficiary farmer families”, informed a release by the Prime Minister’s Office. Prime Minister will also interact with… Continue reading "Prime Minister Narendra Modi to release 8th installment of PM-KISAN scheme funds"
The central government and Hyderabad-based Bharat Biotech are willing to invite other companies which want to produce Covaxin to help scale up its production, a top government advisor said on Thursday, as India grapples with a dire shortage of coronavirus vaccines. “People say that Covaxin should be given to other companies for manufacturing. I am happy to say that Covaxin… Continue reading "Bharat Biotech ready to collaborate with other vaccine makers to produce Covaxin"
India recorded 3,66,161 fresh COVID-19 cases in a day, which pushed the tally to 2,26,62,575, according to the Union health ministry data updated on Monday. The death count climbed to 2,46,116 with 3,754 daily deaths, the data updated at 8 am showed. Registering a steady increase, the active cases have increased to 37,36,648, comprising 16.76 per cent of the total infections,… Continue reading "India records 3,66,161 new cases"