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Pune: PCMC waives Covid-19 test for domestic helps and e-commerce staff, industry seeks exemption for workers

Pune: PCMC waives Covid-19 test for domestic helps and e-commerce staff, industry seeks exemption for workers

April 18, 2021 10:06:17 pm

Like the Pune Municipal Corporation, the civic administration of the Pimpri-Chinchwad Municipal Corporation (PCMC) has waived Covid-19 tests for domestic helps, e-commerce and food delivery persons and workers in hotels, bars, retaurants and medical assistants or caregivers of senior citizens. At the same time, it has allowed shops supplying raw materials to manufacturing units to […]

Covid-19

Many Bengaluru hospitals running out of oxygen supply; have to depend on ‘black market’, says doctors

April 18, 2021 10:25:37 pm

A doctor at a hospital located in the BBMP South zone said that five patients had to be shifted overnight on Saturday and during early morning on Sunday to other private hospitals due to a shortage of oxygen supply

Provide security to Bargari sacrilege case witnesses: Bhagwant Mann to CM Amarinder Singh

Provide security to Bargari sacrilege case witnesses: Bhagwant Mann to CM Amarinder Singh

April 18, 2021 9:22:28 pm

The AAP state chief assured the witnesses that if they needed any legal aid, his party will provide all sorts of assistance to them.

Covid-19 Delhi

Delhi govt’s push for beds: Schools turn makeshift hospitals, RWAs get nod to set up Covid centres

April 18, 2021 11:10:23 pm

The government also issued an order directing all nursing homes and private hospitals providing Covid-related treatment to reserve 80% of their ICU beds and ward beds for Covid-19 patients.

Covid cases increasing at high speed in Gujarat, surpassing arrangements made by govt: Dy CM

Covid cases increasing at high speed in Gujarat, surpassing arrangements made by govt: Dy CM

April 18, 2021 8:58:40 pm

Gujarat Deputy Chief Minister and Health Minister Nitin Patel admits long waiting period for hospitalisation, 108 ambulance service.

Telangana: At least 4 migrant labourers killed in road accident

April 18, 2021 8:51:47 pm

According to Shamshabad police, a lorry collided with a car and overturned near Narkuda on the Shamshabad-Shabad road in Rangareddy district. The lorry was carrying labourers working in a nearby brick kiln.

Gurgaon covid-19 news

Gurgaon sees more than 2,000 Covid cases for second day in a row

April 18, 2021 7:36:25 pm

According to the daily bulletin released by the district health department, Gurgaon now has 12,196 active Covid cases, of which 11,423 are in home isolation.

Maharashtra: Amid Covid restrictions, increase in workers enrolled under MNREGA

Maharashtra: Amid Covid restrictions, increase in workers enrolled under MNREGA

April 18, 2021 7:17:10 pm

Maharashtra gears up to absorb larger unskilled workforce amid rising number of covid cases.

Delhi to see dust storm, light rain on Tuesday

April 19, 2021 2:10:52 am

Gusty winds of around 50 kmph are expected in the capital on Tuesday, according to the IMD forecast, which may lead to the dust storm.

Delhi hospital almost out of oxygen, police rush with 20 cylinders

April 19, 2021 1:55:42 am

The hospital, which had oxygen to last just one hour, sought help from the police, following which it was supplied with 20 cylinders on Sunday afternoon.

Two private hospitals in Delhi face FIR for ‘misinformation’ on beds for Covid patients

April 19, 2021 2:00:38 am

One of the hospitals is Mata Chanan Devi Hospital in Janakpuri. Police said a team of three officers, including tehsildar, Dwarka, reached the hospital following the directions of the district magistrate (west).

Yakshagana Academy president M A Hegde dead

Yakshagana Academy president M A Hegde passes away

April 18, 2021 6:04:11 pm

Hegde, who was a gifted Yakshagana stage artiste, had written over 15 Yakshagana prasangas (scripts) including 'Dharma Durantha', 'Seetha Viyoga', 'Jagruti',' Trishanku Charitre' and 'Sabarimale Ayyappan.'

Arun Gaikwad

In 15 days, 4 of IAF officer’s kin fall to virus

April 19, 2021 4:06:46 am

Arun Gaikwad, a superintendent (logistics) with the Indian Air Force, lost his father-in-law in January this year. His brother-in-law Rohit, who was admitted to Baner Covid Care Centre, died on April 3, mother-in-law on April 4, and another brother-in-law Atul on April 14.

Covid-19 Karnataka reports 36,556 new infections, 161 deaths over weekend

Covid-19 wrap: Karnataka reports 36,556 new infections, 161 deaths over weekend

April 18, 2021 11:19:08 pm

Bengaluru continued to be the worst-hit among all 30 districts as a total of 24,197 cases were reported during the weekend. As many as 103 more people succumbed to the same on Saturday and Sunday.

Delhi High Court to hear only urgent matters from Monday

April 18, 2021 2:51:36 pm

Routine or non-urgent matters pending before the court and the cases filed between March 22 to December 31 in 2020 will not be taken up for hearing.

Congress demands sacking of Karnataka CM Yeddyurappa, judicial probe

Religious events: Karnataka Minister writes to CM Yediyurappa for relaxations

April 18, 2021 2:39:49 pm

In a letter to the Chief Minister, Karnataka Minister for Muzrai and Backward Classes Welfare Kota Srinivas Poojary, said religious events in the coastal districts have been badly affected with the ban and sought concessions in the rules.

BJP member found dead at Chakdah, protesters block national highway

April 18, 2021 2:00:15 pm

Kirtania's family members alleged that he had gone out in the night to attend to nature's call, but did not return home, police said quoting the complaint lodged.

Delhi's Covid positivity rate touches 30%, Kejriwal dials Amit Shah for more beds and oxygen

Delhi’s Covid positivity rate touches 30%, Kejriwal dials Amit Shah for more beds and oxygen

April 18, 2021 1:08:49 pm

Delhi saw close to 25,500 cases on Sunday, according to Kejriwal, and the health infrastructure is under immense pressure as ICU beds and oxygen supply were running out.

At PCMC’s jumbo hospital, patients say food quality poor; civic body denies

April 18, 2021 12:57:53 pm

"The toilets were so bad that I did not use them for six days," says a patient who was discharged today

Increase oxygen supply to Delhi: Deputy CM Manish Sisodia to Centre

Increase oxygen supply to Delhi: Deputy CM Manish Sisodia to Centre

April 18, 2021 12:52:49 pm

This push came after Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal flagged the shortage of oxygen, beds and drugs for Covid-19 patients in the city.

With over 5,000 new cases, Telangana records highest Covid-19 spike

April 18, 2021 11:46:07 am

As covid-19 infections continue to rise, the government has decided to restart sanitation drive and spray sodium hypochlorite solution around public places, markets, bus stations, parks, and streets.

PCMC waives Covid tests for domestic helps and e-commerce staff; industry says exempt their workers as well

April 18, 2021 11:29:13 am

While the industry has hailed the move to allow shops supplying raw materials to manufacturing units to remain, it has expressed unhappiness over PCMC's move not to waive the COVID test to industrial employees.

Deal with migrant workers tactfully to prevent exodus: Advisory to officers

April 19, 2021 2:12:59 am

Delhi Police's special branch asked the district police to intensify patrolling at night to prevent unauthorized movement of labourers.

Shocking to see BJP leaders put pressure on police for businessman: Congress

Shocking to see BJP leaders put pressure on police for businessman: Maharashtra Congress

April 18, 2021 11:27:24 am

Maharashtra Congress general secretary Sachin Sawant was reacting to the last night developments when the Mumbai Police detained an official from Bruck Pharma after a huge quantity of Remdesivir was found in the city.

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Alliance with SAD (D) still on cards: After initial hiccup, AAP’s Delhi leadership steps in

April 18, 2021 11:00:25 am

Earlier this month the talks over the proposed alliance had hit a stumbling block after AAP leaders, Punjab co-incharge Raghav Chadha and Leader of Opposition Harpal Singh Cheema, issued a statement saying that there could no alliance between the two parties and that SAD (D) leaders will have to join AAP.

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