India's first medical drone delivery trial begins today in Gauribidanur, around 80 km from Bengaluru. A consortium of companies led by Bengaluru based Throttle Aerospace Systems will pilot the trials beyond the visual line of sight medical drone from today. The company will use two variants of MedCOPTER drones
#DroneDelivery #Covid19 #Bengaluru
Petrol became costlier by 27 paise per litre and diesel by 28 paise on Friday. The latest price revision saw petrol crossing ₹100 a litre mark for the first time in Bengaluru, the second metro after Mumbai.
#FuelPrice #Petrol #Diesel
4 districts of Kerala - Thiruvananthapuram, Thrissur, Ernakulam and Malappuram - are entering a triple lockdown from tomorrow, that is May 16th. A strategic triple lockdown is designed to ensure disease does not spread in the district by monitoring the restrictions strictly at 3 levels.
#TripleLockown #Kerala #Explained
Medanta Hospital authorities have suspended the attendant card of Honeypreet Insan who is the adopted daughter of Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh. The hospital in Gurugram took the step after Haryana Police objected to her being his attendant.
#GurmeetRamRahimSingh #DeraSachaSauda #HoneypreetInsan
A temporary facility of NGO Hemkunt Foundation, set up in Haryana's Gurgaon to help Covid patients in need of oxygen, was on Thursday attacked and torn down by unknown persons. The foundation said that now, in order to continue helping people, it needs access to 20,000 square metres of space at or anywhere near the city centre.
#HemkuntFoundation #OxygenFacility #Covid19
AIIMS director Randeep Guleria said there are many patients who will experience several symptoms even after recovering from the coronavirus disease even several weeks post recovery and they need to be treated for them; The Odisha government rushed a large contingent of rescue and relief teams to Balasore district bordering West Bengal on Monday where the very severe cyclonic storm Yaas is likely to make landfall; The aviation regulator has asked for a report after a mid air wedding was conducted on board a spice jet flight. All this and more news at 9 PM.
#CycloneYaas #YellowFungus #TwitterRaid
Actor Randeep Hooda was the ambassador of the Convention for the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals in the United Nation's environmental treaty; Apollo Group of Hospitals has announced that it will start administering the Russian Covid-19 vaccine Sputnik V at ₹ 1,195; Calcutta High Court judge, Justice Arindam Sinha objected to the handling of the Narada bribery case; Another school in Chennai have come forward and accused a commerce teacher of having sexually harassed and intimidated them for years; The Supreme Court has adjourned to 31 May for a plea asking for the cancellation of class 12 board exams amid the Covid-19 situation.
#RandeepHooda #SputnikV #CBSE
In escalating action in the Congress toolkit controversy, two Congress leaders have been served notice by the Delhi Police. India's daily cases of Covid-19 dropped below two lakh with 1,96,427 lakh fresh infections reported in the last 24 hours. Mehul Choksi the 62-year-old fugitive diamantaire wanted by the CBI and Enforcement Directorate in connection with ₹ 14,000 crore PNB loan fraud and money-laundering case - has gone missing in the Caribbean island nation of Antigua and Barbuda. Cyclonic Storm Yaas intensifies into Severe Cyclonic Storm; to cross north Odisha-West Bengal coast on May 26 afternoon. The teacher of a top school in Chennai, who was accused of sexualmisconduct by several students and was booked under Pocso sections, has been arrested.
#CongToolkit #Covid19 #CycloneYaas
Petrol and diesel prices in the national capital stood at Rs 91.53 and Rs 82.06 per litre, respectively on May 10. The petrol prices were increased by 26 paise per litre and diesel by 33 paise in Delhi. Petrol prices witnessed a minor surge across country and differ from state to state depending on the incidence of value-added tax. In Mumbai, the price of petrol and diesel stood at Rs 97.86 and Rs 89.17 per litre respectively. The price of petrol and diesel in Chennai was Rs 93.38 and Rs 86.96 per litre respectively and Rs 91.66 and Rs 84.90 per litre in Kolkata.
Union Health Ministry on May 05 informed that vaccination drive for 18-44 years age group has begun smoothly in 9 states and 6.71 lakh beneficiaries have been inoculated so far. "Liberalised policy (for vaccination) was started on May 1st. Under this, the drive has begun smoothly in 9 states and 6.71 lakh people in the age group of 18-44 years have been administered vaccines," informed Lav Agarwal, Joint Secretarty in the Union Health Ministry.
Union Health Ministry on May 05 informed that 12 states have more than 1lakh active cases, 7 states have 50,000 to 1 lakh active cases and 17 states have less than 50,000 active cases. "12 states have more than 1 lakh active cases, 7 states have 50,000 to 1 lakh active cases and 17 states have less than 50,000 active cases. Maharashtra, Kerala, Karnataka, Uttar Pradesh and Andhra Pradesh have over 1.5 lakh active cases," informed Lav Agarwal, Joint Secretarty in the Union Health Ministry.
China will reach one billion doses in its Covid-19 vaccination drive – a scale and speed unrivaled by any other country in the world. As of June 16, China had administered more than 945 million doses..