Karnataka govt creates unified portal for COVID-19 information Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa on Saturday directed to consolidate COVID-19 related instructions and statistics of all departments on a redesigned “Unified COVID 19 Portal” for the State.Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa on Saturday directed to consolidate COVID-19 related instructions and statistics of all departments on a redesigned “Unified…
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Cocktail of flu, HIV drugs appears to help fight coronavirus: Thai doctors
Thai doctors have seen success in treating severe cases of the new coronavirus with combination of medications for flu and HIV, with initial results showing vast improvement 48 hours after applying the treatment, they said on Sunday. The doctors from Rajavithi Hospital in Bangkok said a new approach in coronavirus treatment had improved the condition…
Citizens’ Rights, Not Restrictions, Are Fundamental, Says Supreme Court in Anticipatory Bail Verdict
New Delhi: In a significant judgment on Wednesday, a five-judge Bench of the Supreme Court has said that there can’t be any time limit to anticipatory bail as the rights which are cherished ‘deeply’ by citizens are ‘fundamental’, not the ‘restrictions’. The freedom movement has shown how the likelihood of arbitrary arrest, indefinite detention and the…
Agricultures As Solution
The Narendra Modi government’s first term (June 2014 to May 2019) was marked by benign consumer food price inflation. At a mere 3.3% year-on-year, it averaged below even the 4.3% for overall retail inflation. Politically, the ruling party benefited, given that there are far more consumers of milk in India than dairy farmers. The same…
China locks down 5 cities over coronavirus
Beijing: China on Thursday locked down five cities, including Wuhan, suspending all public transport in an unprecedented move to contain the coronavirus that has infected over 630 people and left 18 others dead, dampening the celebrations of the Lunar New Year. On Thursday evening, Chinese officials announ-ced suspension of public transport in five cities — Huanggang,…
Coronavirus infects Kerala nurse in Saudi Arabia
Hyderabad: The confirmation of coronavirus in a nurse from Kerala working in Saudi Arabia is the first case of an Indian health worker being affected by the virus. Before this reported case, only people who have travelled to or from Wuhan in China who have been infected. Earlier, reports confirmed that 30 nurses working at the…
Trai sets new rules on à la carte channel prices, network capacity fee
In a statement on 1 January, the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) said that it had decided to modify certain provisions of the new tariff order (NTO), implemented in February 2019, to address the issue of huge discounts offered by broadcasters when channels are sold as a bouquet vis-à-vis sum of the cost of à la carte channels.
One Nation One Ration Card’ scheme will come into effect from January 15, 2020
The ‘One Nation One Ration Card’ initiative of the government will come into effect from January 15, 2020. Initially, the scheme will be first implemented in 12 states–Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Gujarat, Maharashtra, Haryana, Rajasthan, Karnataka, Kerala, Goa, Madhya Pradesh, Tripura and Jharkhand.
Mandatory To Link PAN With Aadhaar By End Of This Year: Income Tax Dept
In a public release on Sunday the Income tax department said it is mandatory to link your PAN with aadhaar by the end of this year. “Building a better tomorrow! To reap seamless benefits of income tax services, complete the vital link before 31st December, 2019”, read the message from the department. Earlier the deadline…
Risky road for working women: Female employees in Delhi often denied night drop home
“Three visibly drunk men, who first stood at a distance, came menacingly close to me. I swatted one of them in fear when he tried to touch me. Before they could do anything more, I hopped on a bus that had arrived in the nick of time,” she said.
Pune: Stolen by online fraudsters, Rs 80 lakh refunded to govt contractor within 24 hours
Thanks to swift action by officials of Pune City Police’s cyber police station, a government contactor, who lost Rs 80 lakh to online fraud, got the money back within 24 hours of it being transferred illegally. According to a police press release, Rs 80 lakh was transferred from the bank account of a company run…
Kolkata hospital held responsible for patient’s death, directed to pay Rs 9.5 lakhs as compensation
KOLKATA: The West Bengal Clinical Establishment Regulatory Commission has held a city-based hospital guilty of negligence in treating an accident patient, who had finally succumbed, and directed the private clinical establishment to pay Rs 9.5 lakhs as compensation to the widow, a senior official said on Saturday. The accident happened on July 11, 2018 evening…
Fugitive godman Nithyananda buys island, forms own ‘nation’ near Ecuador
Fugitive godman Nithyananda buys island, forms own ‘nation’ near Ecuador……Rape-tainted self-styled godman Nithyananda, who recently fled India, has now started his own nation after purchasing private island from Ecuador, according to reports.
Woman orders cake online, loses Rs 71,500
Woman orders cake online, loses Rs 71,500
FASTags deadline extended to December 15
FASTags Not Mandatory From December 1, Deadline Extended to December 15