Photos: Kurdish men and women practise yoga on Mount Azmar in Iraq
An increasing number of people are joining the yoga classes since the outbreak of COVID-19
Gujarat: SOPs for hair-cutting salons and beauty parlours in Surat
As per the SOP issued by Municipal Commissioner BN Pani, salon employees should wear PPE kit, gloves and mask while at work. The equipment used should be sterilised for 20 minutes.
Young people felt picked on by Gardaí on 'power-trip' during pandemic
Young people have been treated differently to the rest of the population by Gardaí during the CO...
Shooting: After weeks of simulation training, Sanjeev Rajput happy to practise outdoors in Delhi
The rifle shooter said he is looking forward to the Olympics core group camp, which is scheduled to start in the first week of August at the KSS range.
18-day-old baby tests positive  for COVID-19 along with parents
GUWAHATI: A 18-day-old infant has been found positive for COVID-19 along with his mother and father in South Assam's Hailakandi district.Health authorities here disclosed that 18-day-old baby boy named Ayan Deb along with his father Partho Deb and mo
Won’t allow tinkering with MSP or assured marketing of wheat and paddy: Sukhbir Singh Badal
Sukhbir Sukhbir Singh Badal also hit out at the Congress for "failing maize farmers besides demanding a CBI inquiry into purchase of agricultural machinery from private companies at inflated rates".
COVID-19: Bengaluru civic body seals 2 flats with tin sheets; Later issues apology
The Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike on Thursday came under sharp criticism from various quarters after its staff members sealed two flats with tin sheets as a measure to ensure home quarantine of the family of a COVID-19 patient.The matter came to light after another resident shared pictures of the sealed flats on
Govt to publish 2 coffee table books on Agriculture, allied specialties of UT
Jammu & Kashmir Government is going to bring out two Coffee table books on Agriculture and allied specialties of the Union Territory as part of its
Marri Rajashekar Reddy distributes clothes and fruits to orphanage
Along with the children, he also planted sapling as part of Green Friday.
Watch: Monkeys play with discarded PPE kits at a Covid-19 care facility in Tamil Nadu
The care facility at Udhagamandalam currently houses asymptomatic patients.
Telangana to replace men with machines for hygiene in Covid-19 care centres
Health minister Eatala Rajender said modern equipment is available for floor, wall and washroom cleaning. The government would procure them and distribute to all the Covid hospitals in the state. The government has also decided to buy mechanised equipment for removing the biomedical wastes.
Coronavirus | Hong Kong to ban all restaurant dining, mandate masks outdoors
According to local TV reports, the new rules will take effect from Wednesday.
Narayanpet beautification: Washroom with wheels and spruced up toilets in public areas
The makeover is to beautify and also improve sanitisation facilities for women, says district collector Hari Chandana
Cold comfort: France to ban heaters at outdoor cafés and restaurants
France's famous outdoor café culture may be set to take a hit when a ban on heaters at outdoor terraces takes effect early next year as part of a push towards a greener economy.
How a Kerala Teacher Brought Elephants & Astronauts to his Online Classes
Kerala: Shyam Vengalloor, a 25-year-old teacher in a Kerala school, brought augmented reality in the form of elephants & astronauts to his online classes
‘Washing my own clothes’: Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan on life in a Covid-19 ward
Chouhan had said on Saturday that he tested positive for coronavirus.
MP: ‘In hospital making my own tea, washing clothes,’ says COVID-19 positive CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan
Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan who is being treated for novel Coronavirus at Chirayu Hospital in state capital Bhopal after he tested positive for COVID-19 last week, on Tuesday talked about how he is handling his isolation treatment.
State gets virology and Covid-19 lab in Palamu
Chief Minister Hemant Soren today inaugurated state-of-the-art VIROLOGY & COVID-19 DIAGNOSTIC LAB at Palamu Medical College and Hospital in Medininagar online and said that the lab would prove to be milestone in Jharkhand’s fight against Covid-19. The laboratory is expected to enable
Pointing the way
Pedestrians walk along an overpass behind traffic signals in Tokyo on Wednesday.
Border Patrol Agent Saves a Drowning Father and Daughter From the Rio Grande River
It wasn't the first time a Border Patrol agent rescued an illegal alien from the Rio Grande River, and it won't be the last. Border Patrol agents in the Big Bend
Staten Island dog, first to test positive for COVID-19 in US, dies
This is such ‘ruff news. A German shepherd in Staten Island who was the first dog to test positive for the coronavirus has died, the first fatality of its kind, according to a report on
Coronavirus: National clinical registry of COVID-19 patients to be rolled out by ICMR
The registry will also help in conducting clinical trials and study the effectiveness of new therapies that are being introduced for the treatment of coronavirus.
Makhura: We couldn't use open tender system for PPE because of COVID-19
David Makhura has chosen to start Thursday's provincial command council briefing with an update on the allegations of tender irregularities on the COVID-19 funds in the provincial health department.
Coronavirus in Ballarat: Rush on for DIY supplies as mask wearing becomes mandatory in Ballarat
By the end of the weekend, Anne-Marie Joyce reckons she will have made 70 masks for family and friends
Swab taken from woman's private parts during Covid-19 testing, lab technician held
State Woman and Child Development Minister Yashomati Thakur expressed shock over the incident, that took place on Tuesday, and said strict action will be taken against the technician. The complainant worked at a mall in Amravati.
UAE: Indian Dubai-based students start website that lists used books and contributes to charity
The website lists pre-loved books from sellers and a part of the sales value goes to WWF
For waste pickers in Noida, constant fear of contracting Covid-19 on the job
Among other problems, workers said, is the fact that they cannot wear plastic gloves which they tear easily, while reusable gloves cost around Rs 150 – a price not all can afford.
SIU pounces on Western Cape municipality and supplier over irregular procurement of PPE
The country has been inundated with reports of alleged impropriety relating to procurement of PPE for Covid-19.
Murugesh Nirani invites Suttur Seer and Pramoda Devi for Sugar Factory re-opening on Aug. 11
Mysore/Mysuru: Having set Aug. 11 as the date for re-opening of Pandavapura Sahakara Sakkare Karkhane (PSSK), BJP MLA from Bilgi Murugesh Nirani, Chairman of Nirani Sugars (MRN Group), which has taken over the Sugar factory on a 40-year lease from the Government, visited Suttur Mutt yesterday and invited Sri Shivarathri Deshikendra Swamiji for the ceremony....
Western Cape battles to balance books as Covid-19 swallows funding
Against the national backdrop of allegations of corruption in the procurement of personal protective equipment against ANC members, the Western Cape Provincial Legislature’s departmental budget votes stressed the importance of serving residents of the province during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Actually, the cocaine in Boss Red Bull’s blood was regular old cocaine: medical pros
Call it blow, call it yayo, or call it Charlie Sheen’s #TigerBlood, but please don’t pretend it’s not cocaine That was the message from medical officials today dismissing police testimony that the cocaine found in Red Bull heir Vorayuth...
Chris Whitty offers a quietly different public health message to Boris Johnson
The Prime Minister's press conference saw the germ of a parallel message from the Chief Medical Officer.
Update: Person in charge of garbage treatment plant arrested after Hangzhou residents' tap water contaminated
A garbage treatment plant is being held responsible for contaminating residents' tap water in Hangzhou, East China's Zhejiang Province, investigation showed on Friday. The person in charge of the company is currently under criminal detention.
Helpdesks for testing, treatment of journalists
Health and Family Welfare Department Commissioner Katamneni Bhaskar has asked the District Collectors to identify one COVID hospital where journalists and their family members can go for treatment in
St. Elmo Brady, the pioneering chemist who made a difference at Tuskegee, other HBCUs
St. Elmo Brady was the first African American to obtain a Ph.D. in chemistry in the US who served at Tuskegee, Howard, Fisk & Tougaloo College
Latest beds availability position in Govt and private hospitals in Telangana
In the last 24-hours, the health officials have managed to add 1126 additional oxygen beds in both Government hospitals and private teaching hospitals, which has increased the total number of beds from 3537 to 4663 oxygen beds.
W. Nebraska manufacturer has been creative from the start
The brick house on County Road 38 southeast of Gurley doesn’t give any indication by itself of its significance to industry. Nor does the garage that sits just to the south.
Second EMS worker tests positive for COVID-19
The first case in an EMT was announced by the department on Saturday.
France: 16 Coronavirus High-Risk Countries with a Compulsary Testing on Arrival
Travellers from countries where the infection rate is deemed to be high will be subject to compulsory testing on arrival at French airports and sea ports, Castex told reporters during a visit to Charles-de-Gaulle international airport, north of Paris. The tests will apply to "French citizens who live in these countries or citizens of these countries with an established residence in France" who will be the only ones allowed to enter, the prime minister added.
How the world’s largest publisher is coping in a region not as badly affected by Covid-19 as others
Penguin Random House’s newly set-up South East Asia operations had to work out new strategies less than two years after launching.
Health comes first for Rahane; won't mind families not being there at IPL in UAE
Ajinkya Rahane would want his wife and daughter to be around during the IPL in the UAE but mindful of the risk it poses amid the COVID-19 pandemic, he wouldn't have an issue if the BCCI bars players' families from the event. The IPL is all set to be played from September 19 to November 8 in the
Dining out in the coronavirus era: Restaurants collect customer information to aid in contact tracing
Some jurisdictions are requiring a customer’s name and phone number or e-mail address, along with their table number, to help with contract tracing in the event of an outbreak
Covid-19: government 'considers indoor mixing ban and M25 block' in England
Government reportedly exploring range of measures to stop Covid-19 infections rising
First virtual National Day Istana open house, with cheese plate as host
Guests of the first virtual National Day Istana Open House were treated to little nuggets of history on one of Singapore's oldest heritage sites yesterday, with a "speaking" cheese plate as their host. This is no ordinary plate - the Government House property was believed...
Coronavirus | Doctors’ body in West Bengal urges separate facilities for healthworkers
Forum also suggested steps to unclog hospitals, uniform isolation protocols
Alberta beefs up coronavirus testing as current system struggles with spike in infections
The increase prompted warnings from health officials that people were becoming complacent and prompted thousands, largely in the Calgary area, to seek testing
The Automation of the National Police Force Kicks Off With Digitized OB and HR Functions
The automation of Police Services has been launched today. The project, which is conducted by the National Police Service, will see the start of the Utumumishi Project that constitutes technological transformation parts that will lead to full automation of the police force and associated services. One of the motivations of the project is the disappearance […]
Victoria's contact-tracing effort buckles under the weight of Covid-19 cases
ANU’s Peter Collignon says what’s important now is making sure people who test positive stay at home
Drastic Decline in ER Visits Suggests Many People Avoided Critical Medical Care in March and April
A new study out Monday seems to confirm anecdotal reports from health care workers: Emergency rooms across the U.S. saw a massive decline in visits in March and April, possibly because people feared contracting covid-19 if they sought medical care.
JK youths have been provided a level-playing field for employment: Jitendra
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