Director of Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh, Prof Jagat Ram said the new Covid-19 strains detected in the country are highly transmissible. "New Covid-19 strains detected in India are highly transmissible. We should take all possible precautions to prevent the rise in cases,” he said. The Centre on February 23 said two new Covid strains were found in Maharashtra, Kerala and Telangana. It, however, said there is no scientific evidence to suggest the new strains are linked to recent surge. The variants, namely N440K and E484K were detected in Maharashtra and Kerala. One of the two Covid variants has also been detected in Telangana. Watch the full video for more.
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Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) Chandigarh Director Professor Jagat Ram alerted citizens of India over new COVID strains. Prof Ram said, "New COVID-19 strains detected in India and the UK strain is highly transmissible. We should take all possible precautions to prevent the rise in cases. Currently, we have 55 COVID-19 cases at the hospital. The cases have gone up in the last 2 weeks."
Sudeep PR, a biker from Manippara village, Kerala is on a mission to spread the message of unity in the country. He began his All India Tour on November 3, 2020. Sudeep has covered 16 states in 100 days including Sikkim, Assam, Mizoram, Manipur, Nagaland, Goa, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, West Bengal, and is presently exploring Tripura. Sudeep has been recording his entire tour and meeting with people under the theme of 'National Integrity." "My motto is to spread goodness and kindness to people despite the diversity of language, food, religion so the message of unity as India as a nation can go to the new generation," Sudeep said.
A Navy official succumbed to injuries on Saturday after being set on fire by unidentified people in Maharashtra's Palghar. He was burnt alive following non-payment of ransom demands of the kidnappers. Suraj Kumar Dubey was a resident of Ranchi, Jharkhand. A case has been registered against three unidentified persons and a probe has been initiated.
Jharkhand Agriculture Minister Badal Patralekh met Bhartiya Kisan Union Spokesperson, Rakesh Tikait at Ghazipur Border. He extended his support to the farmers who are agitation against Centre's newly enacted farm laws. Farmers have been protesting on the different borders of the national capital since November 26 last year against the three newly enacted farm laws: Farmers' Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Act, 2020; the Farmers Empowerment and Protection) Agreement on Price Assurance and farm Services Act 2020 and the Essential Commodities (Amendment) Act, 2020.
Former Indian Cricket Team captain MS Dhoni was spotted at Mumbai Airport along with wife Sakshi Dhoni on February 16. The couple was in Mumbai to attend a friend's wedding. Recently, Dhoni was in news for his farming love. Cricket superhero grew organic vegetable in his farm in Ranchi.
Ailing Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Lalu Prasad Yadav was airlifted to Delhi from Jharkhand's Ranchi. He was brought in the national capital's All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) on January 23. Lalu Yadav was referred from Ranchi's Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS) on the advice of state medical board.
The fears of bird flu isn't over yet in the National Capital. Another confirmed case of bird flu has been reported from the National Zoological Park known as Delhi Zoo in the national capital. A total..