Health workers told to reuse eye protection goggles with PPE Kits at least 5 times each

Health workers told to reuse eye protection goggles with PPE Kits at least 5 times each

Thursday, 28 May 2020 | PNS | New Delhi

The Union Health Ministry has asked the frontline health workers to not to dump eye protection goggles with the Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Kits, but reuse them at least five times each, whereby one pair of goggles will be sufficient for 6 days after proper disinfection. This is likely to upset...

SC refuses plea linking Aadhaar-social media a/c

Wednesday, 27 May 2020 | PTI | New Delhi

The Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to entertain a plea challenging a Delhi High Court order in which it had declined to direct linking of social media accounts with Aadhaar, PAN or voter ID card for weeding out fake accounts. A Bench headed by Justice L Nageswara Rao, however granted liberty...

K'taka Covid tally spikes as domestic travellers to three States return

Wednesday, 27 May 2020 | IANS | Bengaluru

Returnees from domestic travel to three Indian States led to a spike in Covid-19 cases in Karnataka with 101 new infections, raising the State's tally to 2,283, an official said on Tuesday. "New cases reported from Monday 5 p.m. to Tuesday noon, 101," said a health official. In the past 19 hours,...

Adhir seeks more Army men for cyclone-hit WB

Wednesday, 27 May 2020 | PNS | Kolkata

With growing incidents of angry citizens spilling over to the streets — demanding restoration of basic infrastructure like power and water — six days after the severe cyclone Amphan hit and paralysed large parts of southern Bengal, Congress leader in Lok Sabha Adhir Chowdhury has written to Prime Minister Narendra...

Houses damaged as Pak violates ceasefire in Poonch

Wednesday, 27 May 2020 | Mohit Kandhari | Jammu

Ahead of the  Army commanders conference on Wednesday, the Line of Control  in Poonch sector witnessed  intense exchange of mortar shelling between the Armies of India and Pakistan in which at least three houses suffered extensive damages while livestock perished in Sandote village of Balakote sector in Poonch on Tuesday.  According...

J&K reports 91 fresh cases, total at 902

Wednesday, 27 May 2020 | PNS | Jammu

The total number of active cases in the Union Territory of Jammu & Kashmir touched 902 as 91 fresh cases of coronavirus were detected on Tuesday while one more death was reported from Kashmir valley, taking the total death toll due to Covid-19 to 24.  Out of 91 fresh cases, 54...

Rlys, Maha pushing back infected workers in 41 trains: Bengal Govt

Wednesday, 27 May 2020 | Saugar Sengupta | Kolkata

Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is miffed at the Centre’s decision to send 41 Shramik Special trains ferrying migrant workers from Maharashtra which being the most affected State in India accounts for about one third of the total corona cases in the country. With the local infrastructure already bursting at its...

Maha: Migrants gather to take buses for reaching rly stations

Wednesday, 27 May 2020 | TN RAGHUNATHA | Mumbai

In a development that caused anxious moments for the health and police officials in the metropolis, hundreds of labourers gather at Mumbai’s Dharavi locality to take special buses to reach three railway terminuses to board “Sharmik Special” trains leaving for their native states, even Asia’s largest slum recorded 38 new...

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