Central team points loopholes in Punjab’s battle against Covid-19

Central team points loopholes in Punjab’s battle against Covid-19

Monday, 12 April 2021 | Monika Malik | Chandigarh

The Central team, visiting Punjab following an explosion in the Covid-19 cases, has found the health system ailing and has recommended, among other things, injecting resources into urgent development of healthcare infrastructure in the State’s “red” districts. Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan, in a letter to Punjab’s Principal Secretary (Health and...

G’gram highest ever 1-day Covid count at 1,084

Monday, 12 April 2021 | Staff Reporter | Gurugram

The Gurugram district on Sunday recorded 1,084 fresh coronavirus cases, the highest number of positive cases in a single day since November 8 last year. The district's Covid toll reached to 369, officials said. Incidentally in  November 8, 2020, the city had seen its highest single day peck of 964 cases....

DFS rescues five persons from blaze

Monday, 12 April 2021 | Staff Reporter | NEW DELHI

The Delhi Fire Services (DFS) on early Sunday rescued five persons from a blaze in south Delhi's Greater Kailash area. The rescued persons have been identified as Shivani (27), Bharat (35), Naveet (31), C R Ram (60) and Romil (57). According to a senior DFS official, they received information regarding a fire...

200 booked for violating night curfew

Monday, 12 April 2021 | Staff Reporter | NEW DELHI

The Delhi Police has registered over 200 First Information Report (FIR) for allegedly violating the night curfew imposed by the Delhi Government due to the increasing coronavirus cases. According to data shared by the police, 222 cases for such violations were registered. “A total of 2,523 people were booked under sections 65...

Jab should have strict India-first rule: AAP

Monday, 12 April 2021 | Staff Reporter | NEW DELHI

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) national spokesperson Raghav Chadha has written to the Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying there must be a strict India-first rule as citizens'' needs must be given priority over exports to other countries. Terming vaccine universalisation and vaccine nationalism need of the hour, the AAP MLA in a...

When the PM came shopping!

Monday, 12 April 2021 | Pravir Krishna

Monday, March 8, 2021 is a day Sarita Dhurvi can never forget in her life. This tribal artisan from an obscure village in Dindori district in Madhya Pradesh might as well echo words of famous English poet Lord Byron, “I woke up one morning and found myself famous!” Why? Although...

No laxity to be tolerated in smart city works: CM

Monday, 12 April 2021 | PNS | Dehradun

Chief minister Tirath Singh Rawat said that carelessness will not be tolerated in execution of works under the Dehradun smarty city project. The CM said this after inspecting the ongoing works under the project at the Parade Ground and Paltan Bazaar on Sunday. While inspecting the works in the Paltan...

Classes of college students to continue through offline and online mode

Monday, 12 April 2021 | PNS | Dehradun

Students of private and government universities, colleges and institutes can continue their education through offline and online mode amid the scare of the Covid-19 pandemic in Uttarakhand. The State minister of higher education, Dhan Singh Rawat informed this on Sunday while stating that the State Government took this decision so...

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