Journalist-turned- politician Veena George is at the helm of Kerala's Health Ministry in the second Pinarayi Vijayan cabinet, replacing KK Shailaja at a time when the state is witnessing an unprecedented Covid-19 surge. Veena George is a two-time legislator who represents Aranmula constituency in the Kerala assembly.
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Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu MK Stalin felicitated upon his arrival at the Secretariat. He chaired cabinet meeting on May 09. Oxygen demand and COVID-19 control methods are to be discussed in the meeting. As per MoHFW, Tamil Nadu has 1,39,401 active cases.
Allegations of fake Covid-19 test reports were issued by a private laboratory roped in for conducting random tests during the Kumbh Mela. The Uttrakhand Government has ordered an investigation into the matter.
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Ending weeks of speculation, BJP national vice-president Mukul Roy, along with his son and former MLA Subhrangshu, returned to the ruling Trinamool fold on Friday; Poll strategist Prashant Kishor met with Maharashtra politician Sharad Pawar for lunch in Mumbai sparking buzz about a strategy for national elections in 2024; Kishor's meeting with Shah Rukh Khan set off gossip that the actor's production house would be making a webseries on the poll strategist; The ICMR will start national-level sero surveys to assess the spread of Covid-19. All this and more news at 9 PM.
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Locals in Nagpur defied COVID protocols at public places amid the devastating second wave of COVID-19 pandemic. People in large numbers rushed to the market area to make purchase. The state is under lockdown till May 15 to curb the COVID surge.
A Jet Serve Aviation C-90 aircraft VT-JIL was operating an Ambulance flight from Nagpur with patient on board. While departing, a wheel was separated and fallen on the ground. The Aircraft was safely landed in Mumbai. Crew confirmed they did a belly landing (no landing gear taken out), foam put on runway.
First milk train with 45,000 liters of milk left from Nagpur on May 05. The milk train will be docked at Delhi's Hazrat Nizamuddin station. The milk will help Delhi to meet up the demand during the lockdown.