TPR over 25% in local bodies in Kozhikode

Share this…FacebookPinterestTwitterLinkedinTumblr Fifty-five of the 70 grama panchayats and six of the seven municipalities in Kozhikode now have a daily test positivity rate (TPR) for COVID-19 above 25% even as fresh cases in the district dropped to 3,981 on Saturday. After a long time, the number of recoveries exceeded that of new cases. The district […]

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NASA Mars helicopter heard humming through planet’s thin air

Share this…FacebookPinterestTwitterLinkedinTumblr Cape Canaveral (US), May 8:First came the amazing pictures, then the video. Now NASA is sharing sounds of its little helicopter humming through the thin Martian air.NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in California released this first-ever audio Friday, just before Ingenuity made its fifth test flight, a short one-way trip to a new airfield.During […]

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Health Ministry revises national admission policy to COVID health facilities

Share this…FacebookPinterestTwitterLinkedinTumblr The Union Health Ministry on Saturday revised the national policy for admission of COVID-19 positive patients to COVID health facilities. In the revised policy, the government has done away with the requirement of a COVID-19 positive report for admission to a COVID health facility. A massive surge in COVID-19 cases across the country […]

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Assam Assembly Elections | Mahajot fails to net tribal votes

Share this…FacebookPinterestTwitterLinkedinTumblr Not just among Bodos, the Congress’s performance among other tribal voters, such as Tiwas, Rabhas, Mechs, Karbis, Hajongs and Misings elsewhere, was also particularly underwhelming With religious polarisation, the voting preferences of various caste and tribal groups in Assam became more similar than different from each other in this Assembly election. This meant […]

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What is Black Fungus ? Know all about Covid triggered Mucormycosis cases in Delhi

Share this…FacebookPinterestTwitterLinkedinTumblr Black Fungus: Why in the News? Rising cases of Black Fungus have been observed in the patients of Covid 19 in New Delhi. Take a look below at the disease, its cause and diagnosis.  As reported by various hospitals and media houses, Black fungus is a common reason for disease and death of […]

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Delhi makes 14-day institutional quarantine mandatory for those arriving from Andhra, Telangana

Share this…FacebookPinterestTwitterLinkedinTumblr As COVID-19 cases continue to rise across the county, all persons arriving in the national capital from Andhra Pradesh and Telangana will have to undergo mandatory government institutional quarantine. This comes after reports of a more virulent variant of the virus found in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, which reportedly has a shorter incubation […]

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Covid-19 | Government issues guidelines for vaccinating aviation personnel

Share this…FacebookPinterestTwitterLinkedinTumblr Dedicated vaccination facilities to come up at airports while ATC staff, cockpit and cabin crews to get priority. The Centre on Thursday issued guidelines for setting up of vaccination camps at airports for aviation personnel. The guidelines require airport operators to tie-up with State governments or private service providers such as hospitals for […]

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Petrol, diesel prices raised again. Check latest rates in metro cities

Share this…FacebookPinterestTwitterLinkedinTumblr The prices of petrol and diesel were hiked for the third day in a row on Thursday as state-owned fuel retailers resumed daily rate revision after a more than two-week-long hiatus. While the petrol rate was increased by 25 paise in Delhi, diesel rate increased by 20 paise. As a result, petrol is […]

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Radiology body condemns AIIMS Director’s statement on ‘CT Scan causing cancer, calls in irresponsible

Share this…FacebookPinterestTwitterLinkedinTumblr The Indian Radiological & Imaging Association(IRIA), a registered body has issued a statement clarifying that Computerized Tomography or CT scans are not harmful as was projected by the AIIMS Director Dr. Randeep Guleria in a media interaction. The Association has mentioned that Dr. Guleria’s claims of CT scan being equal to 300-400 X-Rays, […]

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Police intensify checking – The Hindu

Share this…FacebookPinterestTwitterLinkedinTumblr The City police have intensified enforcement of curbs introduced by the government in view of the COVID-19 outbreak. On the first day of the restrictions, the police initiated legal action against 972 people for violating the pandemic norms. While 195 people were booked under the Kerala Epidemic Diseases Ordinance 2020, as many as […]

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