With the surge of COVID-19 cases in Bengaluru, Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) Commissioner Gaurav Gupta held a meeting with doctors and said that they had stepped up more on testing and vaccination and able to test people before who starts developing symptoms. Gaurav said, "Bangalore COVID cases have indeed risen sharply in the last few days. This second appears to be way more infectious. We are stepping up on the testing, where we find positive cases we are working on those places. We are able to test the people before they starts developing the symptoms so that's possible for everybody to be tested. We are stepping up the testing from 60,000 to 1,00,000 and vaccination from 35,000 to 70,000 everyday." Special Health Commissioner, Rajendra Cholan said, "As the numbers of cases are increasing, first thing is the bed availability and we had meeting with all the private hospitals and medical colleges. Now, we have received sufficient beds and we are setting up COVID care centre in 28 constituencies of Bengaluru to facilitate more beds, approx 2500-3000 beds.
Retired engineer fulfils his mission to convert spaces in home into thriving 'urban jungle'. Nataraja Upadhya's house reflects his love for nature. Upadhya used his skills to grow over 300 plant species that he inherited from his farmer father. This is what inspired him for this ambitious move.
Due to spike in COVID cases, night curfew has been imposed in Karnataka between 10 pm and 5 am to check the spread of coronavirus. Police barricades were placed to keep a check on the vehicular movement in Bengaluru. Similarly, the police officials kept a tab on movement during the curfew in Kalaburagi. They also baton charge people found wandering at public places during night curfew. DCP Kishore Kumar said, "Kalaburagi City Police are enforcing the night curfew (between 10 pm and 5 am) very strictly. We request people not to come out without any reason." The night curfew will remain in place till April 20.
While incidents of passengers misbehaving on a flight is not something new, but in a horrific incident, a passenger crossed all limits. AirAsia passengers on Tuesday witnessed an unprecedented incident on a Bengaluru to Delhi flight when an unruly passenger stripped onboard. The Delhi police have registered a case against the passenger under the appropriate section.
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Amid surge in COVID-19 cases, Himachal board examination for 10th and 12th classes started on April 14. Schools have been given strict instructions to follow COVID norms to ensure safety of the children. Over 2.5 Lakh students are appearing in both standards of the Himachal Pradesh Board of School Education. Principal of Girls School Narendra Kumar Sood said, "Today examination of 10th and 12th board had begun. Hindi paper for 10th in morning session and English for 12th in evening session. Guards have also been ordered for thermal scanning and sanitization of the children before entrance. Social distancing would be maintained. We have followed all COVID norms so that it won't affect the children and examination."
As the second wave of COVID-19 hit India, demand of medical oxygen increased in Maharashtra's Pune. The suppliers are facing difficulties in procuring the liquid oxygen from the manufacturers. Maharashtra government on April 13 announced the imposition of Section 144 in the state from today in view of rising COVID-19 cases. Maharashtra had reported 60,212 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours.
Devotees took a holy dip at the Har Ki Pauri ghat in Uttarakhand's Haridwar on the occasion of the third 'Shahi Snan' in Kumbh on April 14. The first bath was held on March 11 on the occasion of Mahashivratri, while the second took place on April 12. Haridwar remains heavily crowded, despite skyrocketing cases of COVID-19.