Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar reviewed ongoing construction work of Pune Metro on September 17. He is in Pune to attend weekly review meeting on COVID-19 that will be held later today. Deputy CM Pawar was accompanied by Maharashtra government officials.
Director General of the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), Dr Balram Bhargava said three vaccine candidates are at different clinical trial stages in India. Covid-19 vaccine candidates being manufactured by Cadila Healthcare and Bharat Biotech have completed the first phase of the trial while the Serum Institute of India (SII) will begin with Phase 3 trial after getting the nod, Balram Bhargava, ICMR’s director general, said during the health ministry’s briefing.The Pune-based Serum Institute will conduct the Phase 3 trial on 1,500 volunteers across 14 locations, Bhargava added.
Credit: HT Digital Content Duration: 01:19Published
A Covid-19 patient died at home in Pune after being unable to get a bed in any hospital. The patient from Khanapur village of Pune died on September 11. "He died because he could not get a bed in any hospital. When his health deteriorated, we called the ambulance but to no avail," said Nilesh Javalkar, the village sarpanch. The youth’s body was carried on a handcart for cremation as no vehicles were available. Watch the full video.
Credit: HT Digital Content Duration: 01:43Published
Rain lashed several parts of Kerala's Thiruvananthapuram on September 06. The showers dipped the temperature and brought respite to the residents from heat. India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted very heavy rainfall in some districts of the state for today.
Gujarat's Junagadh is dealing with floods in several areas after incessant rains. Several areas were pounded by heavy rain that swelled up rivers and put dams on a high alert. Bikers risking their lives by crossing flooded river. Low-lying areas are dealing with severe water-logging. Water entered in many houses halted daily life of people.
Incessant rainfall triggered flood like situation in Gujarat's Banaskantha on September 06. Flash floods washed away many vehicles with it. As seen in the video, some people tried to save their vehicle but didn't succeed. India Meteorological Department predicted light to moderate rain with thundershowers at isolated places in Banaskantha, Patan, Sabarkantha, Mehsana, Aravalli and in Daman, Dadra Nagar and Haveli from September 06-07.
Monsoon has knocked over most of the states of the country. Parts of Hyderabad received pleasant rain on June 29. Rains also lashed Uttarakhand's Dehradun. India Meteorological Department has predicted..