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Day: May 25, 2020

Tourists Should Not Travel To Goa As Hotels Remain Non-Functional: State Health Secretary
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Tourists Should Not Travel To Goa As Hotels Remain Non-Functional: State Health Secretary

Goa Health Secretary has informed one and all that the hotels in the state have not been allowed to resume services. Only those serving as quarantine centres are operating. By : IANS | 25 May 2020 11:34 PM (IST) Representational Picture (AFP) Panaji: Goa Health Secretary Nila Mohanan on Monday advised tourists not to travel to the coastal state, on a day when 10 out of the 13 flights, which were scheduled to land at Goa's Dabolim airport, were cancelled.Mohanan also said that only 66 passengers had arrived in the state via two flights from Bengaluru and Delhi, while one flight is expected to land late on Monday."We are telling tourists that if you do not have a house in Goa, do no...
WHO warns of ‘second peak’ in areas where Covid-19 is declining – Times of India
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WHO warns of ‘second peak’ in areas where Covid-19 is declining – Times of India

GENEVA: Countries where coronavirus infections are declining could still face an "immediate second peak" if they let up too soon on measures to halt the outbreak, the World Health Organization said on Monday. The world is still in the middle of the first wave of the coronavirus outbreak, WHO emergencies head Dr Mike Ryan told an online briefing, noting that while cases are declining in many countries they are still increasing in Central and South America, South Asia and Africa. Ryan said epidemics often come in waves, which means that outbreaks could come back later this year in places where the first wave has subsided. There was also a chance that infection rates could rise again more quickly if measures to halt the first wave were lifted too soon. "When we speak about a second wave cl...
Coronavirus Outbreak: China To Evacuate Its Citizens from India Amid Rising Covid-19 Cases
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Coronavirus Outbreak: China To Evacuate Its Citizens from India Amid Rising Covid-19 Cases

Chinese Embassy released a notice and few guidelines on its official website. The circular said that students, tourists and businessmen who have been stranded in India will be allowed to fly back to China on special flights. By : ABP News Bureau | 25 May 2020 11:25 PM (IST) Students, tourists and businessmen who have been stranded in India will be allowed to fly back to China on special flights. (File Photo/ Getty) New Delhi: China has announced to evacuate its citizens from India who are facing "difficulties" in the country due to the increasing number of Coronavirus cases. Many of Chinese citizens that are in India include students, tourists and businessman who might want to ret...
Bihar: Politics escalates over Jyoti Kumari’s helplessness | Ghanti Bajao
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Bihar: Politics escalates over Jyoti Kumari’s helplessness | Ghanti Bajao

Updated : 25 May 2020 11:24 PM (IST) The news of a 15-year-old girl Jyoti Kumari taking her injured father to home in Bihar's Darbhanga which is 1,200 km from Gurugram, on a bicycle during the lockdown, impressed US President Donald Trump's daughter and adviser Ivanka Trump.Praising Jyoti, Ivanka shared the news on Twitter and said the "beautiful feat of endurance and love has captured the imagination of the Indian people and the cycling federation". Source link
After Gowda Episode, Karnataka Govt Says ‘No Quarantine For Ministers, Officials’
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After Gowda Episode, Karnataka Govt Says ‘No Quarantine For Ministers, Officials’

The order came on a day when Union Minister for Chemicals and Fertilisers D.V. Sadananda Gowda was allowed to exit the airport on arriving from New Delhi without going into 7-day institutional quarantine. By : IANS | 25 May 2020 11:18 PM (IST) Union Statistics and Programme Implementation and Chemicals and Fertilizers Minister D.V. Sadananda Gowda. (Image: IANS) Bengaluru: The Karnataka government exempted Union and state ministers and officials from quarantine, which it made mandatory for all entering the state from other states or overseas to contain the Covid-19 outbreak, a top official said on Monday."The ministers of Union government or state governments or officers on duty w...
India looks to store cheap oil in United States: Dharmendra Pradhan – Times of India
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India looks to store cheap oil in United States: Dharmendra Pradhan – Times of India

Oil minister Dharmendra Pradhan (File photo: PTI)NEW DELHI: India is looking at storing some low priced US oil in facilities there as its local storage is full, oil minister Dharmendra Pradhan said. India’s plan could be similar to a move by Australia, which last month said it would build up an emergency oil stockpile initially by buying crude to store in the US Strategic Petroleum Reserve to take advantage of low oil prices. “We are exploring some possibility if we can store some of our investment in a different country ... we are exploring the possibility in the USA if we can store some of the low priced oil,” Pradhan said. Oil prices have dropped more than 40% so far in 2020 but have picked up in the past few weeks partly due to efforts by the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting ...
Older children first, staggered schedule: Centre works on back-to-school norms
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Older children first, staggered schedule: Centre works on back-to-school norms

Written by Ritika Chopra | New Delhi | Updated: May 26, 2020 7:48:19 am All students will have to mandatorily wear masks in class. Initially, school canteens will not function and pupils will be asked to bring their lunch. (File) OLDER children of Classes 9, 10, 11, and 12 are expected to be back in schools first as they are better able to comply with rules on masks and social distancing, The Indian Express has learned. The HRD Ministry is working with the National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) on devising basic guidelines for reopening of schools, whenever it is greenlighted by the Home Minist...
WHO Suspends Clinical Trail Of Hydroxychloroquine For Covid-19 Cure Days After India Expands Use
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WHO Suspends Clinical Trail Of Hydroxychloroquine For Covid-19 Cure Days After India Expands Use

Hydroxychloroquine has been consistently endorsed by world leaders including United States President Donald Trump as a potent drug to fight symptoms of Coronavirus. By : ABP News Bureau | 25 May 2020 11:08 PM (IST) (Representative Image/ Getty) New Delhi: The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Monday suspended the clinical trials of anti-malarial drug hydroxychloroquine or HCQ amid safety concerns, WHO Director General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus informed."The executive group has implemented a temporary pause of the hydroxychloroquine arm within the Solidarity trial while the safety data is reviewed by the data safety monitoring board. The other arms of the trial are continuing," h...
Eid-ul-Fitr 2020: Salman Khan Releases New Song ‘Bhai Bhai’, Gives Special Eidi To His Fans
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Eid-ul-Fitr 2020: Salman Khan Releases New Song ‘Bhai Bhai’, Gives Special Eidi To His Fans

While his film 'Radhe' couldn't release at the box office due to COVID-19 crisis, Salman surprised his fans with a new song on Eid 2020. By : ABP News Bureau | 25 May 2020 11:05 PM (IST) New Delhi: Salman Khan and Eid are synonymous with each other. The ‘Dabangg’ actor’s movies have been regularly releasing at the box office on Eid and his recent film ‘Radhe’ was also slated to hit the silver screens on the festival. However, this year, the Bollywood superstar couldn’t entertain the movie buffs with his film due to the Coronavirus pandemic. The ‘Bigg Boss’ host surprised his ardent fans by giving them a special Eidi in the form of a new song. After ‘Pyaar Karona’ and ‘Tere Bina’, Salman has...
Narayan Rane demands imposition of President’s rule in Maharashtra | India News – Times of India
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Narayan Rane demands imposition of President’s rule in Maharashtra | India News – Times of India

MUMBAI: BJP MP Narayan Rane on Monday met with Maharashtra governor B S Koshyari and demanded imposition of President's rule in view of the Shiv Sena-led state government's "failure" in tackling the coronavirus pandemic. Rane told reporters that the Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) government of the Sena, the NCP and the Congress has messed up the administrative affairs in the time of the unprecedented crisis. "This government lacked the capacity to run a government. Maharashtra should be put under President's rule. The governor should step in," he said. Rane, a Rajya Sabha MP, said chief minister Uddhav Thackeray was inexperienced who cannot steer administration and the police force effectively. "The condition of hospitals run by the state government and civic bodies is pathetic," the former ch...
Passengers suffer amid faulty plans for domestic travel & confusing quarantine rules | Master Stroke
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Passengers suffer amid faulty plans for domestic travel & confusing quarantine rules | Master Stroke

Updated : 25 May 2020 11:03 PM (IST) Domestic flights resumed in the country after days of lockdown in a calibrated manner from today. But, the negligence and ill-planning from the administration's end shocked everybody. Dozens of flights got cancelled without informing passengers. State governments individually released different quarantine guidelines for travellers and returnees.ABP News' correspondents travelled from Delhi to Patna in a flight to explore the changes and inform you about them. Source link
Uttar Pradesh: 229 new Covid cases in one day, total toll 6497
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Uttar Pradesh: 229 new Covid cases in one day, total toll 6497

Updated : 25 May 2020 11:02 PM (IST) In Uttar Pradesh, 229 people have been tested coronavirus positive in the past 24 hours. the state's total COVID- 19 toll has reached 6497. Out of these 6497 patients, 1669 cases are of migrant workers. these migrant labourers travelled back to Uttar Pradesh from other states. Watch the report. Source link
Maharashtra: Gamut of challenges for coaching centres, teachers
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Maharashtra: Gamut of challenges for coaching centres, teachers

Written by Abha Goradia | Mumbai | Published: May 26, 2020 4:22:59 am Maharashtra Coaching Classes Association has written to CM Thackeray requesting support for over 98,000 coaching classes in the state in the form of a rent waive-off, and concessions in paying salaries to employees among other things. (Representational) Dombivli-based tuition teacher Madhuri Lolayekar and her daughter used to run a coaching centre for school students with a couple of others. Last month, she had to reluctantly make a decision, which was perhaps financially wise, but meant the end for her centre. “With no new enrollment, we could no ...
36% liquor stores back in business in Mumbai
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36% liquor stores back in business in Mumbai

Written by Sandeep Ashar | Mumbai | Published: May 26, 2020 4:14:08 am While the state had first permitted home deliveries from May 15 onwards, the Mumbai civic body allowed it in both the island city and suburbs only three days ago. (Representational) After a sluggish start, Mumbai finally seems to be warming up to the concept of home delivery of liquor. On Monday, one in two orders placed for home deliveries of alcohol in Maharashtra came from Mumbai. While a total of 49,373 orders were placed, senior excise department officials claimed, 24,615 were from the commercial capital alone. At the epicentre of coronavirus infection...
In Delhi, the share of private Covid beds occupied is double that in govt hospitals
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In Delhi, the share of private Covid beds occupied is double that in govt hospitals

Written by Astha Saxena | New Delhi | Published: May 26, 2020 4:14:03 am Of the 677 beds for Covid patients in private hospitals, 509 were occupied on Monday, Kejriwal said. In government hospitals, 1,478 out of 3,829 beds were occupied, he said. (Representational) More than 75% of beds earmarked for Covid-19 patients in the capital’s 10 private hospitals are occupied, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Monday. This is in stark contrast with government hospitals, where only a little over 38% of these designated beds are occupied. Of the 677 beds for Covid patients in private hospitals, 509 were occupied on Monday...
Centre must not view Maharashtra as state ruled by opposition: Sanjay Raut
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Centre must not view Maharashtra as state ruled by opposition: Sanjay Raut

By: Express News Service | Mumbai | Published: May 26, 2020 4:07:34 am Earlier, Thackeray, in his address to the state Sunday, along with his criticism of the Railways, had described the Centre’s fiscal package as nothing but a hollow promise. After Railways Minister Piyush Goyal targeted Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray over the arrangements for trains to take migrant workers back to their home states, Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut hit back Monday saying the Union government must not view Maharashtra as “a state ruled by the opposition” but as “a state only”. On Sunday, hours after Thackeray said the railway authorities were providi...
Coronavirus outbreak: Toll crosses 1,000 in Mumbai
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Coronavirus outbreak: Toll crosses 1,000 in Mumbai

By: Express News Service | Mumbai | Published: May 26, 2020 4:06:20 am While the state has over 15,000 intensive care units, it is still falling short of beds for critically ill patients, especially in Mumbai, as many of these beds are occupied by moderately or mildly ill persons. (Representational) With 2,436 new Covid-19 cases, Maharashtra now has 52,667 cases, of which at least 35,178 are actively infected. Mumbai recorded 1,430 cases, taking its total number to 31,972. The city also crossed 1,000 deaths with the toll at 1,026. An analysis by the Medical Education department of 25,000 active cases in the state has shown that...
Trays used to keep wallet, mobile, laptop for x-ray sanitised after every use: CISF – Times of India
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Trays used to keep wallet, mobile, laptop for x-ray sanitised after every use: CISF – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Amid the contactless travel experience at post-pandemic airports, travellers need not worry about putting their belongings in a tray for passing through x-ray machines at pre-embarkation security checkpoints (PESC). The Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) is sanitising those trays each time a passenger picks up his stuff after scanning. And, the same is been sanitised before the next passenger uses it to drop his or her belongings. “We have devised protocols to ensure the safety and security of our personnel, passengers and everyone else at the airport in keeping with the requirement of the Corona pandemic. Our new protocol ensures our personnel can diligently do their job with minimum or no physical contact with passengers,” M A Ganapathy, CISF special director-general ...
Eid Mubarak 2020: Salman Khan’s new song ‘Bhai Bhai’ is the perfect Eidi for all his fans – WATCH – Times of India
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Eid Mubarak 2020: Salman Khan’s new song ‘Bhai Bhai’ is the perfect Eidi for all his fans – WATCH – Times of India

Superstar Salman Khan, who is celebrating Eid at his Panvel farmhouse this year amid the lockdown, has released his third song today. Continuing his tradition of giving Eidi to his fans, the actor launched his song as he couldn’t release his much awaited film ‘Radhe: Your Most Wanted Bhai’ this year due to the coronavirus pandemic. Salman took to his social media handle and shared the song with his fans. The song is titled ‘Bhai Bhai’ which features himself. It is sung by Salman and Ruhaan Arshad, and the music is composed by Sajid-Wajid. The song is penned by Salman and Danish Sabri. Taking to his Twitter account, Salman wrote, “Maine aap subb ke liye kuch banaya hai, dekh ke batana kaisa laga... Aap subb ko eid mubarakh ... #BhaiBhai https://youtu.be/bU7ICJPPlYQ@SajidMusicKhan @wajid...