Jharkhand: COVID-19 count reaches 49 as four more tested positive

Jharkhand: COVID-19 count reaches 49 as four more tested positive

By Express News Service RANCHI: Total COVID-19 cases reached to 49 as four more people were tested positive on Wednesday in Jharkhand. Meanwhile, eight patients suffering from the virus fully recovered and were sent back to their homes in the last two days. Officials in the health department confirmed that out of the four new cases, three are from Ranchi’s Hindpiri while one is from Garhwa. “The person who has been tested positive in Garhwa was admitted to Lake View Hospital in Ranchi from March 31 to April 6 while…

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FIR against Arnab Goswami in Chhattisgarh for creating animosity between communities

FIR against Arnab Goswami in Chhattisgarh for creating animosity between communities

Express News Service RAIPUR: Chhattisgarh police on Wednesday registered an FIR against the Republic TV chief Arnab Goswami for allegedly vitiating an environment of harmony by provocative remarks on the basis of community and creating animosity among them (different communities) through his statements on the TV debate. Chhattisgarh health minister TS Singhdeo and PCC chief Mohan Markam lodged separate police complaints against Goswami at civil lines police station in Raipur on Wednesday holding him accountable “for spreading rumours, playing communal canards in the context of Palghar mob-lynching case”. The police…

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Congress, BJP spar over Arnab Goswami's remarks aimed at Sonia Gandhi 

Congress, BJP spar over Arnab Goswami's remarks aimed at Sonia Gandhi 

By PTI NEW DELHI: The Congress and the BJP on Wednesday sparred over Republic TV’s Arnab Goswami’s remarks aimed at Sonia Gandhi during a discussion on Palghar incident in which three persons, including two sadhus, were lynched. Senior Congress leaders, including chief ministers, slammed Goswami, the editor-in-chief and owner of Republic TV, with the party’s chief spokesperson Randeep Singh Surjewala alleging that it was “deeply disgraceful that PM & BJP eulogize this brand of TV anchors”. BJP’s Amit Malviya criticised the Congress for its leaders’ attack on Goswami. Slamming Goswami’s remarks…

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COVID-19 count in Maharashra crosses 5,000-mark with 552 new cases, Mumbai worst-hit

COVID-19 count in Maharashra crosses 5,000-mark with 552 new cases, Mumbai worst-hit

By Express News Service MUMBAI: The Mumbai Metropolitan Region that includes Thane, Navi Mumbai, Kalyan, Dombivali, Vasai Virar, Panvel has so far recorded 4345 coronavirus positive cases and 180 deaths. According to the Maharashtra health ministry, the coronavirus positive cases in the state has crossed the 5000-mark. “As many as 5649 coronavirus positive cases have been detected in Maharashtra while there have been 269 deaths. The MMR region has got the most patients and deaths among the other regions of the state. In MMR, Mumbai is at the top with…

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COVID-19 lockdown: Mamata Banerjee visits several Kolkata localities on second consecutive day

COVID-19 lockdown: Mamata Banerjee visits several Kolkata localities on second consecutive day

By PTI KOLKATA: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday continued her tour of the metropolis, visiting a number of places for the second consecutive day and urging people to adhere to lockdown norms, even if that meant facing certain difficulties. Banerjee went to Khidderpore, Park Circus and Ballygunje areas in the city, addressing residents on a loudhailer. “Please follow the lockdown norms and strictly practise social distancing…even if you face certain difficulties. Don’t hide conditions like fever or symptoms of common cold,” she said from inside her car.…

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अमेरिका में कोरोना मरीजों का इलाज करने वाली एनआरआई डॉक्टर के सम्मान में निकला 100 गाड़ियों का काफिला

अमेरिका में कोरोना मरीजों का इलाज करने वाली एनआरआई डॉक्टर के सम्मान में निकला 100 गाड़ियों का काफिला

साउथ विंडसोर में रहने वाली भारतीय मूल की डॉ. उमा रानी मधुसूधन के घर पहुंचकर सभी गाड़ियों के हॉर्न और सायरन बजाए गए डॉ. उमा ने घर के सामने खड़े होकर पुलिस व्हीकल्स, एंबुलेंस, फायरफाइटर्स समेत निजी वाहनों का सम्मान स्वीकार किया दैनिक भास्कर Apr 22, 2020, 11:02 PM IST साउथ विंडसोर. संकट के समय लोग अपनी मदद करने वाले हीरोज को कैसे सम्मान दे सकते हैं, इसका एक वीडियो सोशल मीडिया पर वायरल हो रहा है। अमेरिका के साउथ विंडसोर में रहने वाली भारतीय मूल की डॉक्टर उमा रानी मधुसूधन कोरोना मरीजों का…

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Private channels asked to spread awareness against stigmatization related to COVID-19

Private channels asked to spread awareness against stigmatization related to COVID-19

By PTI NEW DELHI: Information and Broadcasting Ministry issued an advisory to private TV channels on Wednesday, asking them to disseminate awareness materials against stigmatization during the COVID-19 pandemic. The advisory comes in the wake of reports of stigmatisation of healthcare workers and patients dealing with coronavirus. Enclosing links of media awareness materials prepared by the Health Ministry, the advisory asked TV channels to suitably utilize them against stigmatization during the COVID-19 crisis. The materials are aimed at dealing with the stigma around coronavirus. Source link

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 90 'Corona Warriors' catch the infection in Rajasthan

 90 'Corona Warriors' catch the infection in Rajasthan

Express News Service JAIPUR: With the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic peaking in India, many employees in essential services and those on the frontline have started catching the infection. In Rajasthan, over 90 employees of essential services (including doctors, nurses, ANMs, policemen, home guards and their families) have now been hit by COVID-19. Sadly,  some of them are also putting the lives of others in danger due to sheer carelessness. On Tuesday, 4 doctors were found COVID-19 positive at the Sawai Man Singh Hospital in Jaipur. Now, the people who came…

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COVID-19 lockdown marathon: Russian man runs around his bed for more than 10 hours

COVID-19 lockdown marathon: Russian man runs around his bed for more than 10 hours

By Associated Press MOSCOW: A Russian man in the far eastern city of Vladivostok ran circles around his bed for more than 10 hours in an effort to replicate completing a 100-kilometer ultramarathon. Experienced ultra-runner Dmitry Yakukhny had planned to run the 250-kilometer (155-mile) Marathon des Sables in the Sahara Desert this month, but instead found himself stuck at home after the race was postponed to September because of the coronavirus pandemic. Yakukhny spent 10 hours, 19 minutes running around a double bed in his apartment on Saturday. He said…

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Bihar has employed labourers amid lockdown to prepare for upcoming floods: WRD Minister

Bihar has employed labourers amid lockdown to prepare for upcoming floods: WRD Minister

Express News Service PATNA: While the world continues to battle the deadly coronavirus, for the eastern state of Bihar, another challenge lies ahead with an upcoming monsoon. Speaking to New Indian Express, Minister of Water Resource Department (WRD) of Bihar Government, Sanjay Kumar Jha said that the works started by WRD to ease the burden of unemployment and prior to the upcoming times of flood in Bihar.  Excerpts:  How the state government is prepared to meet the challenges of the flood? Along with the unprecedented crisis which has emerged due…

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