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12-May-2021

12-May-2021 Chandigarh

'Farz Manukhta Da' Covid Help Centre proving boon for patients

The second wave of corona pandemic has caught in its spate Punjab too along with the other States leading to thousands people facing huge difficulties in procuring ventilator beds, corona kits and medicines for their near and dear ones. The situation in...

12-May-2021 London

I may not play in remainder of IPL 2021: Ben Stokes

England all-rounder Ben Stokes on Wednesday said that he and other England players may not be able to join their Indian Premier League (IPL) franchises on resumption of the T20 tournament.The IPL 2021 was postponed due to Covid-19 cases inside the tournament...

12-May-2021 New Delhi/New York

Noted science writer explains why Coronavirus is 'lab-made'

Noted science writer Nicholas Wade, who has worked with some of the world's most distinguished science magazines and journals, penned an exhaustive article last week  explaining why Coronavirus has all the hallmarks of being engineered in a laboratory.Wade...

12-May-2021 Mumbai

Anjum Fakih plans 'low-key' Eid celebrations this year

Eid is just around the corner and actress Anjum Fakih says this year will be all about low-key celebration owing to the pandemic, because just like last year, this year, too, she is  confined indoors with her family."Like last year, this year too, it...

12-May-2021 Mumbai

Parineeta Borthakur wants to participate in reality shows

Actress Parineeta Borthakur, who was last seen in "Gupta Brothers: Chaar Kunware From Ganga Kinaare", is keen on participating in reality TV shows next. The actress says that  she wants the audience to see how she truly is."After doing fiction shows on...

12-May-2021 Mumbai

Himanshi Khurana channels inner 'Black Rose' in new pic

Punjabi star and "Bigg Boss 13" contestant Himanshi Khurana strikes a killer black pose in a new photo she posted on Wednesday.In the black and white picture she shared on  Instagram, Himanshi is dressed in embellished Indian wear. She completes her look...

12-May-2021 New Delhi

IAF's Covid relief efforts increased three-fold in one week

The Indian Air Force has flown 732 sorties with a flying time of over 1,419 hours within the country and across the globe transporting Covid relief materials in the last one month.In the past one week, IAF's flying time for Covid relief operations increased...

12-May-2021 Fatehpur (UP)

50 snakes in one house create scare in UP

Fear gripped the Laluganj area in Jahanabad police circle in Fatehpur district when snakes started coming out of a house.The house owner Gaya Prasada said that he first saw a few baby snakes in his house on Tuesday afternoon and he caught them and released...

12-May-2021 New Delhi

Breathe deep, crawl and walk for Covid recovery

Johns Hopkins Medicine Rehabilitation Network has prescribed a phased rehabilitation program for Covid patients to help them return to their way of life and enjoy full health.As Covid-19 attacks the body and mind -- Johns Hopkins Medicine said rehabilitation...

12-May-2021 Cairo

5 killed, 16 wounded in car crash in southern Egypt

At least five people were killed and 16 wounded on Wednesday in a crash involved a minibus and a private car at Sohag desert road in southern Egypt, state-run Ahram newspaper reported on its website.Initial investigations said the high speed of the bus...

12-May-2021 Patiala

Western Command Covid Hospital opens in Patiala

A Western Command Covid Hospital has been made operational for civilians on Wednesday inside the complex of Rajindra Hospital here, with an elaborate plan for division of responsibilities between the Indian Army and the civil and hospital administrations.The...

12-May-2021 Gurugram

Haryana Roadways converts five mini-buses into ambulances

As part of its efforts to cater to more ambulance services to the Gurugram residents, the Haryana Roadways has converted five of its mini-buses into ambulances.According to the Roadways officials, they will soon handover these mini- buses to the health...

12-May-2021 Hyderabad

Deserted roads as lockdown begins in Telangana

Roads wore a deserted look in Hyderabad and the rest of Telangana on Wednesday morning as the 10-day lockdown began across the state to check the spread of Covid-19.The busy markets in Hyderabad are under zero mobility as all the shops and business establishments...

12-May-2021 Geneva

India's coronavirus variant spread to 44 countries: WHO

The Indian coronavirus variant (B1617), which has now been declared a "variant of global concern" has spread to 44 countries, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has said.The B1617 variant, first identified in India in October, has been detected in over...

12-May-2021 New Delhi

The intriguing story of how Sikkim became India's 22nd state

Sikkim remains an enigma for most, with many misconceptions about its history and its merger with India in 1975. In "Sikkim - A History of Intrigue and Alliance" (HarperCollins), former diplomat Preet Mohan Singh Malik combines insights into the erstwhile kingdoms...

12-May-2021 Bulandshahr (UP)

This UP village has sealed itself to check Covid spread

The Parwana village in Bulandshahr district of Uttar Pradesh has sealed itself to prevent the spread of Covid infection.Barricades have been put up at the entry points of the village, with a banner declaring that the "entry of outsiders in the village is...

12-May-2021 Lucknow

'ILI' creates scare in UP villages

It is now ILI that is creating a scare in Uttar Pradesh villages.Maqsood, 39, developed cold and mild fever. He did not take any medication, dismissing it to be a normal viral.On the third day, he developed breathing problem and by the time his family members...

12-May-2021 New Delhi

Covid Diary: Being a cremation ground worker amid Covid times

The shades of dusk are falling -- it is time to exit this space. But people continue to come in with their dead. The quiet synonymous with a cremation ground is replaced by ambulance sirens, relatives in PPE suits and crackling of burning wood.The cremation...

12-May-2021 Jammu

Army Chief concludes 2 days J&K visit, reviews security situation

India’s Chief of Army Staff Wednesday reviewed the security situation in Rajouri and Akhnoor area of Jammu Division. A spokesperson said that Chief of Army Staff, General M. M Naravane who was on a two days visit in Jammu and Kashmir visited White Knight Corps...

12-May-2021 Mumbai

Rakul Preet Singh starts fundraiser to help Covid patients

Actress Rakul Preet Singh has announced a fundraising campaign to help Covid patients in the country. She is urging people to contribute, so that they can aid the provision of oxygen supply through oxygen concentrators and cylinders and their refilling, besides...

12-May-2021 Kishtwar

DM Kishtwar inspects COVID care centres in Palmar-Chatroo areas

District Magistrate Kishtwar Ashok Sharma today took the first hand appraisal of steps taken to ensure the safety of people amid COVID19 pandemic and to review the enforcement of containment measures in the Palmar and Chatroo areas.He also inspected the designated...

12-May-2021 Jammu

DC Jammu reviews Eid-ul-Fitr arrangements

To finalize the arrangements for Eid-ul-Fitr and implementation of restrictions related to Covid-19, the Deputy Commissioner Jammu Anshul Garg today convened a meeting of representatives of religious organisations and district officials of various departments,...

12-May-2021 Chandigarh

IAS probationers call on Chief Secretary, get administrative tips

Punjab Chief Secretary, Ms Vini Mahajan, on Wednesday, held an introductory meeting with four 2020-batch Indian Administrative Services (IAS) probationary officers of Punjab cadre here.The probationary officers, including Ojasvi Alankar from Haryana, Harjinder...

12-May-2021 S.A.S. Nagar (Mohali)

DC felicitates nurses on International Nurses Day

Like doctors and other health care workers, nurses are at the forefront, fighting the Covid-19 pandemic. They are essential caretakers for a prosperous society. During this pandemic, their extraordinary contribution has been inspirational; their dedication...

12-May-2021 Kathua

2250 LPM Oxygen Generation Plant commissioned at GMC Kathua

A 2250 LPM capacity Oxygen Generation Plant was commissioned today here at Government Medical College Kathua. Deputy Commissioner, Rahul Yadav inspected the functioning of the plant and supply line linked to different wards of the Associated Hospital.The...

12-May-2021 Pulwama

Pneumococcal vaccine drive for babies kickstarted at Pulwama

The Additional Deputy Commissioner (ADC) Pulwama, Mohammad Altaf Khan today kick-started pneumococcal vaccine drive for babies at Mohammadiya Nursing Home Gangoo here.On the occasion, the ADC said the pneumococcal vaccine is used to treat pneumonia in children...

12-May-2021 Bandipora

DC Bandipora interacts with Imams, Religious Heads

The Deputy Commissioner (DC) Bandipora, Dr. Owais Ahmad today held an interactive meeting with prominent religious leaders, Imams and Khateebs of the district ahead of the Eid Festival.The interaction was held in view of the upcoming Eid Festival and the...

12-May-2021 Kupwara

Div Com Kashmir Pandurang Kondbara Pole visits Kupwara district

The Divisional Commissioner (Div Com) Kashmir, Pandurang K Pole today had a whirl wind tour of North Kashmir district of Kupwara to take stock of Covid containment measures and facilities available in health institutions there.The Div Com was accompanied...

12-May-2021 Shopian

MP Justice Hassnain Masoodi visits Shopian

The Member of Parliament (MP) from Anantnag Parliamentary constituency (Retd.) Justice Hassnain Masoodi visited district Shopian of South Kashmir and held a review meeting with the district administration on the efforts underway to combat the spread of virus.The...

12-May-2021 Srinagar

Covid-19 related drugs available in adequate quantity: GM, JKMSC

General Manager (GM), Jammu and Kashmir Medical Supplies Corporation (JKMSC), Dr Abdul Majid Mirab today informed that there is no dearth of any Covid-19 related drug in Kashmir and the same is distributed among the Covid care hospitals as per the demand and...

12-May-2021 Pulwama

DC Pulwama Inspects Pulwama Town, several villages

The Deputy Commissioner, Pulwama, Baseer ul Haq Chowdary today visited Pulwama town and several villages of the district to inspect the implementation of Covid related SOPs to combat the fresh wave of Covid-19 in the district.During the visit, the DC inspected...

12-May-2021 Samba

Grenade attack on police in Jammu's Samba district, no damage reported

Panic gripped Nud area of Jammu's Samba district after a grenade was hurled at a police party on the intervening night of Tuesday and Wednesday, police said.A police official told news agency-Kashmir News Observer (KNO), an explosion took place in the intervening...

13-May-2021

13-May-2021 Chandigarh

A first: Punjab comes up with exclusive state export plan

In a first, the Punjab Government has come up with a state export plan to give further boost to ease of doing business besides promoting the export of local products in the border state.The Chief Secretary, Ms Vini Mahajan, gave nod to the first-of-its-type...

13-May-2021 Chandigarh

Punjab Government Appoints 192 Doctors in view of Covid pandemic

Keeping in view the present alarming situation of Covid pandemic in Punjab, Health and family welfare department today appointed 192 Medical Officers.Disclosing more about this recruitment drive the Health and Family Welfare Minister Balbir Singh Sidhu said...

13-May-2021 Kupwara

Eid-ul-Fitr: Indo-Pak armies exchange sweets in Karnah sector

The armies of India and Pakistan Thursday exchanged sweets on the auspicious occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr at Teethwal crossing in north Kashmir's Kupwara district.A senior official told news agency Kashmir News Observer (KNO) that on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr,...

13-May-2021 Barnala

District Admn Sets Up Covid Helpline For People

In view of the covid pandemic, the Deputy Commissioner Mr Tej Partap Singh Phoolka has set up control room and started covid helpline to extend all kinds of possible help pertaining to covid to the district residents. Giving further information, SDM Barnala...

13-May-2021 Bangalore

Free Oxygen on Wheels

Maharaja Agrasen Hospital, Bengaluru, in association with Greenwood High International School, Bengaluru has come up with a life saving initiative offering critical support to patients by launching five sophisticated buses which will provide free oxygen to people...

 

 

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