Day: April 26, 2021

COVID treatment has improved, but many wish for an easy pill

If Priscila Medina had gotten COVID-19 a year ago, she would have had no treatments proven safe and effective to try. But when the 30-year-old nurse arrived at a Long Island hospital last month, so short of breath she could barely talk, doctors knew just what to do. […]

Bengaluru, facing India’s second-highest COVID-19 surge, to enter lockdown

The city of Bengaluru, home to the technology operations of hundreds of global companies, is to enter a two-week lockdown as India battles a sharp surge in COVID-19 infections, officials said on Monday. Karnataka state, of which Bengaluru is capital, will also lock down from Tuesday evening for […]

India’s economy holding up well against COVID-19 surge, says RBI

India’s economic activity has held up well against the recent spike in COVID-19 cases but the rise in infections risks protracted restrictions and inflationary pressures, the central bank (RBI) said in its monthly bulletin on Monday. “It is noteworthy that economic activity in India is holding up admirably […]

DC Udhampur acts tough against hoteliers, Dhabas for violation of Covid Protocol

UDHAMPUR, APRIL 26: Deputy Commissioner, Indu Kanwal Chib acted tough against hoteliers and Dhabas for violation of Covid Protocol. The DC was inspecting Hotels and Dhabas in the vicinity of Udhampur town to verify observance of COVID appropriate behaviour by the stakeholders. A few hoteliers and Dhaba walas […]

Vaccination Drive held at DC office Kupwara

KUPWARA, APRIL 26: Continuing its efforts to cover more and more people under COVID Vaccination Programme, Health Department Kupwara today administered Covishield vaccine to all employees of Deputy Commissioner’s Office Kupwara. Additional Deputy Commissioner (ADC), Kupwara Nazir Ahmad Lone also got covishield today during the drive. On the […]

Forest Department hosts training for Foresters, Forest Guards

JAMMU, APRIL 26: The Forest Department today hosted the entry level training for Foresters (22ndbatch) and Forest Guards (56th, 67thand 68th batches) on virtual mode. In all 25 newly appointed Foresters joined online training in Soil Conservation Training School, Miran Sahib, while 31 Forest Guards are being trained […]


(Executing Agency – National Integrity & Educational Development Org (NIEDO)) DELHI, APRIL 26: As part of the Indian Army’s sustained initiative to secure a better future for Ladakhi youth, the Leh based Corps of Indian Army, signed an MoU with corporate partner Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL) and […]

Meeting of Empowered Group-3 with NGOs/ CSOs on COVID Management

DELHI, APRIL 26: In a bid to address the challenges arising due to COVID-19 pandemic, Empowered Group-3 chaired by NITI Aayog CEO Shri Amitabh Kant reached out to more than 1 lakh Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) today to deliberate on coordinated strategies to navigate through the impact of […]

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