The Oxygen saturation levels of Union AYUSH minister Shripad Naik, who is undergoing treatment for COVID-19 here, dropped on Monday, Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said and added that a team of doctors from AIIMs, Delhi, will take stock of his health in night.
A joint team of doctors from the Command Hospital, New Delhi and the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) will be arriving in Goa tonight to take stock of Naik's medical condition, the CM said.
The team will decide whether to shift Naik to Delhi for further treatment, he said.
The Union minister was admitted in the hospital near here on August 12 after he tested positive for coronavirus.
In a big boost to the Indian Navy, the fifth Scorpene-class submarine was ‘Vagir’ was launched at the Mazagaon Dock in Mumbai. Minister of State for Defence Shripad Naik launched the fifth scorpene class submarine 'Vagir' of Project 75 in Arabian sea waters through video conferencing. Defence public sector undertaking Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders had been assigned the task to build six Scorpene-class submarine for the Indian Navy. The first of the six Scorpene-class submarines, INS Kalvari, , was launched in 2015 and commissioned into service in late 2017. The Scorpene class of submarines can undertake multiple tasks which include anti-surface as well as anti-submarine warfare. Watch the full video for all the details.
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Minister of State (MoS) for Defence Shripad Naik launched 5th Scorpene class submarine 'Vagir' of Project 75 in Arabian sea waters on November 12. The event was held at Mazagon Dock in Mumbai. Defence public sector undertaking (PSU) Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders (MDSL) handed over its fifth Scorpene-class submarine to the Indian Navy.
United Sikhs, a non-government organisation (NGO), has joined the series of efforts to support the protesting farmers who are camped at border areas of Delhi to demonstrate against three new agriculture laws. The NGO has set up a medical camp at the Singhu border (Delhi-Haryana) to provide medical aid to the protesting farmers who suffered injuries on their way from Punjab and other neighbouring states. Six doctors are camped at the protest site to provide necessary treatment to the farmers and around 2500 of them who suffered minor injuries during clash with Haryana Police, said NGO's Director.
The fifth round of meeting between central government and farmer leaders began at Vigyan Bhawan in the national capital on December 05. Both the parties are trying to reach a solution over the contentious new farm laws which have sparked protest by farming community, mainly from Punjab and Haryana. Farmers are adamant about their demands which include withdrawal of the agriculture laws, although the government has continuously said the reforms will boost the sector and give farmers more options to sell their produce, and thus resulting in a increase in their income overtime.
Rashtriya Janata Dal leader Tejashwi Yadav held a protest at Patna's Gandhi Maidan against Centre's farm laws on December 05. RJD workers and leaders were also present at the protest. "We demand that the Centre repeals the black laws," Tejashwi told to ANI. Meanwhile, fifth round of talks between the central govt and farmers are scheduled to be held today in Delhi.
Comedian Bharti Singh and husband Haarsh Limbachiyaa celebrated anniversary on Thursday. The couple celebrated three years of marriage with many unseen photos from their wedding. Bharti wrote a touching note for Haarsh and put out glimpses of a romantic photoshoot. Haarsh, who is a writer, also shared a recent picture of himself with Bharti. Bharti Singh and Haarsh Limbachiyaa had tied the knot in Goa in 2017. The two were recently arrested after drugs were seized from their house in suburban Mumbai. They were granted bail by a Mumbai court on a bond of Rs 15,000 each on November 23. NCB had recovered 86.5 gm of cannabis during a search of their residence and office. The celebrity couple was booked under relevant sections of the NDPS Act. Names of Bharti, Haarsh had cropped up during an interrogation of an alleged drug peddler.
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COVID-19 tests are being done on passengers arriving from Delhi, Goa, Rajasthan and Gujarat at Pune Railway Station. A doctor said, "Passengers with high temperature are undergoing Rapid Antigen Test; if positive, being shifted to hospital. We are keeping record." The Maharashtra government on November 23 imposed restrictions on travellers who wish to come to the state from heavily coronavirus-afflicted states like Rajasthan, Delhi, Gujarat and Goa. The restrictions are imposed on both rail or air travellers. The travellers have to undergone an RT-PCR test.
A mandatory RT-PCR test rule began in Mumbai from November 25 (Wednesday) amid rising cases of coronavirus pandemic. Travellers from Delhi, Rajasthan, Goa and Gujarat arrived at Mumbai's Dadar Railway Station to undergo mandatory RT-PCR test.
Director of AIIMS (Delhi) Dr Randeep Guleria on December 03 said that whenever a COVID-19 vaccine is available should be first given to elderly and frontline workers. "There is lot of work going on at war-footing both at centre and state level for vaccine distribution plan in terms of maintaining cold chain, having appropriate storehouses available, developing strategy, training vaccinators and availability of syringes. In beginning, vaccine won't be available in sufficient doses to give to everyone. We need a priority list to see that we vaccinate those who've high chances of dying due to COVID. Elderly, people with co-morbidities and front line workers should be vaccinated first." He further said, "Once booster dose is given, vaccine will give good amount of anti-body production and will start giving protection to the individual. This will last for many months giving protection for a significant time when numbers will be less. We need to see type of immunity vaccine gives."
Director of AIIMS (Delhi) Dr Randeep Guleria on December 03 said that big change related to pandemic can be observed if COVID-19 appropriate behaviour managed for next 3 months. He said, "Now, we have seen a decline in current wave and I hope this will continue if we are able to have a good COVID-19 appropriate behaviour. We are close to having a big change related to pandemic if we manage this behaviour for next 3 months."
Director of AIIMS (Delhi) Dr Randeep Guleria on December 03 said that he is hopeful that by end of this month or start of 2021, vaccination against COVID-19 could start. He said, "In India, we now have vaccines which are in their final trial stage. We are very hopeful that by the end of this month or early next month we should get emergency use authorisation from Indian regulatory authorities to start giving vaccine to public." He further said, "There is good data available that the vaccines are very safe. The safety and efficacy of vaccine not compromised at all. Also, 70,000-80,000 volunteers have given vaccine, no significant serious adverse effects seen. Data shows that in the short term vaccine is safe."
Farmers continued their protest against Centre's farm laws at Delhi-Haryana border. Protesting farmers refused to entertain the government's invite of conditional talks. They have sought involvement of all 500 organisations in meeting with the Centre. Farmers' response came after the government proposed December 1 as the new date of talks with group leaders. Farmers have been agitating ever since the passing of new farm laws by the union govt. Farmers have threatened to block all entry points to New Delhi, demanding repeal of laws.
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Defence Minister Rajnath Singh awarded Raksha Mantri Trophy for Best and Second Best Command Hospitals of Armed Forces Medical Services (AFMS) for 2019. Command Hospital (Air Force) Bengaluru and Command Hospital (Eastern Command) Kolkata were judged as best and second-best, respectively.
While speaking to ANI in Panaji on August 26, Chief Minister of Goa, Pramod Sawant spoke on health update of Union Minister of State (MoS) for AYUSH (Independent Charge) Shripad Naik. He said, "Union..
Goa Chief Minister Dr. Pramod Sawant informed about the Union Minister of state for AYUSH (independent charge) and Defence Shripad Naik's health condition. He informed that Naik was getting stable but..