Centre contemplating sending high-level teams to states, UTs reporting rise in Covid-19 cases
Friday, 20 November 2020 The Centre is contemplating sending high-level multidisciplinary teams to states and union territories that are reporting a rise in Covid-19 cases, the health ministry said on Friday. The Centre had on Thursday rushed high-level teams to districts of Haryana, Rajasthan, Gujarat and Manipur to support these states' efforts towards strengthening containment, surveillance, testing and efficient clinical management of coronavirus positive cases.
If the Love Jihad controversy raging, Slamming the Bharatiya Janata Party-led states, Chhattisgarh Chief Minister and senior Congress leader Bhupesh Baghel on Saturday asked whether inter-religion marriages of family members of BJP leaders will fall under the definition of ''love jihad''. Acting on a...
An awareness program on human rights was organised in Manipur at the conference hall of the Superintendent of Police, Imphal East on January 22. The awareness program was hosted by the Manipur Human Rights Commission (MHRC) for the first time in the state. Speaking on the occasion, the Chairperson of Manipur Human Rights Commission, Khaidem Mani, stated that the police force is one of the important departments to protect human rights. Appreciating the Human Rights Commission, Jogeshchandra Haobijam, Superintendent of Police, Imphal East said "The team Manipur Human rights enlightened our police officers with certain do's and don'ts. It was a very nice discussion." As a part of the program, police officers including, Additional SPs, Deputy SPs, Officers-in-charges of different police stations of Imphal East district including women police interacted with human rights experts.
Under the 'Go to Hills' mission, Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh laid foundation stones for various developmental projects in Kamjong, Manipur. The district, predominantly occupied by the Tangkhul Nagas with 94 percent and Kukis of 4.59 percent, has a total population of 45,618, as per the 2011 census. The Chief Minister also launched 23 projects in the Kamjong district. Foundation stones for 11 projects costing around Rs 67.80 crore were laid, while 12 projects were inaugurated worth about Rs 24 crore. Old Age Pension cards, wheelchairs, and medical cards were also distributed to selected beneficiaries. Under Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana (PMGKY) scheme, a total of 54 beneficiaries received the scheme. 'Go to Hills' Mission was launched in March 2017 by the Manipur government to deliver welfare schemes at the doorsteps of the citizens. Kamjong district was created in 2016 and has a total area of 2,000 square km.
A family from Rajasthan's Barmer is longing to see their son, who is missing since last 2 months. The family of the youth revealed that the boy has crossed the border. The official informed that Gaemra Ram went to see his lover, and after getting caught by her lover's family, the boy crossed the border. Father of the boy urged authorities to bring back his son.
Union Health Ministry's Additional Secretary Manohar Agnani on January 21 said that no deaths were reported today across the country after the COVID-19 vaccination. He said, "Today there was one hospitalisation who was vaccinated on Jan 16 and developed intracranial hemorrhage on 20th. He's admitted in Geetanjali Medical College and Hospital in Udaipur, Rajasthan and it's not related to vaccination."
Moderate fog engulfed the national capital on the morning of January 24. Bitter cold conditions prevail in parts of north India. Minimum temperature of 4 degrees Celsius is expected in the upcoming week in Delhi. According to the India Meteorological Department, cold wave to severe cold wave is predicted in isolated pockets of Delhi for next 2-3 days. Northern Indian states including the Himalayas can likely to witness rain, thunderstorm and snow during the next few days. IMD's regional Met centre in New Delhi has issued orange alerts over Uttar Pradesh for Jan 24 and across Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, and Delhi for Jan 24 and 25.
A scuffle broke out between protesting farmers and officials of Uttarakhand Police on Haridwar-Dehradun Road in Lachhiwala on Jan 23 after the latter tried to stop them from marching towards the Raj Bhavan. Farmers in several states, mainly from Punjab and Haryana, are protesting against the three agricultural laws for nearly two months.