Patients await first government-run dementia centre in India

India has 4 million dementia patients but no government run dementia centres. Bangalore: India has no cost-effective, government run dementia care centre. Dementia is more common in people over the age of sixty-five. And those suffering from it are either abandoned or sent to old-age homes. This can increase their suffering due to the lack […]

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With bated breath, Rajasthan awaits test kits from China

There have been repeated delay in the supply of test kits from China. With Rajasthan performing well on containing the virus, this delay could prove to be costly. Jaipur : Rajasthan government again sees a delay in the arrival of the first lot of COVID-19 rapid testing kits from China which was to be delivered […]

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A rainbow shall follow the pandemic

IMD predicts ‘normal’ rainfall during the southwest monsoon in India, from June to September. By Jagriti Parakh India Meteorological Department (IMD) announced that India is most likely to have a normal monsoon this year. Quantitatively, they have predicted the monsoon rainfall to be 100 percent of the long period average (LPA), with a model error […]

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Nationwide lockdown extended till May 3

The Prime Minister’s announcement came on the day the ongoing 21-day lockdown comes to an end and the number of coronavirus cases cross 10,000 mark. By Shivani Verma Shivamogga: Prime Minister Narendra Modi  has extended the nationwide lockdown by 19 days and urged citizens to follow the guidelines. In his address, he said, “I know […]

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Lockdown: Haryana’s excise revenue on the rocks; illicit trade on rise

The excise taxation department of Haryana state plans to recover losses to the tune of Rs 9000 crore, incurred due to the shutting down of liquor outlets in the state; while trying to curb the illicit trade of alcohol.           Neetu Saini Haryana | In a bid to reduce the growth of illicit liquor during the […]

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State governments wait for centre to extend lockdown

With just two days to go for the 21-day nationwide lockdown to end, some states have extended the lockdown for the next two weeks, till April 30. Uttar Pradesh and Delhi governments have not made any official announcements as the states are waiting for the centre to announce extension. Vivek Kumar M As the number […]

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