Saturday, December 5, 2020
2,000 Mini-clinics to be set aside up before Dec 15: Tamil Nadu CM Palaniswami

2,000 Mini-clinics to be set aside up before Dec 15: Tamil Nadu CM Palaniswami

Each clinic to have one doctor, one nurse and an assistant. TopicsTamil Nadu | Palanisamy | Mohalla clinics IANS  Last Updated at November 28, 2020 18:50 IST Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami on Saturday said the government plans to mini-clinics across the state before December 15. He said the government plans to set up 2,000 mini-clinics in the…
59% Indians sceptical about Covid-19 vaccine, couldn’t inch to eradicate it: Detect

59% Indians sceptical about Covid-19 vaccine, couldn’t inch to eradicate it: Detect

The survey received more than 25,000 responses from citizens across 262 districts of India. TopicsCoronavirus Vaccine | Coronavirus | Coronavirus Tests IANS  |  New Delhi  Last Updated at December 2, 2020 14:47 IST With chances of affordable Covid-19 vaccine likely to be available by February 2021, 59 per cent Indians divulged that they will not rush to take it,…
Delhi govt denies permission to convert stadiums into non everlasting jails

Delhi govt denies permission to convert stadiums into non everlasting jails

The Delhi government on Friday denied the request of the police to convert the stadiums into temporary jails for the agitating farmers marching towards the national capital. Delhi Home Minister Satyendar Jain in an order said, "The demands of the farmers are genuine. The Central government should accept the demands of farmers immediately." He said…
Artillery import embargo postpone, doorways start for Rs 23,700 cr Israeli guns

Artillery import embargo postpone, doorways start for Rs 23,700 cr Israeli guns

With the ATAGS priced at about Rs 15 crore per gun, an order for 1,580 ATAGS would generate business worth Rs 23,700 crore for the Indian defence production eco-system Topicsartillery gun system | India Israel ties | Atmanirbhar Bharat Mission Ajai Shukla  |  New Delhi  Last Updated at November 30, 2020 06:09 IST On August 9, the Ministry of…
As Abu Dhabi u.s.its game, will the strive and entice Indian vacationers work?

As Abu Dhabi u.s.its game, will the strive and entice Indian vacationers work?

Abu Dhabi plans to leverage the opportunity when the world's largest global trade exhibition is hosted in Dubai next October TopicsAbu Dhabi | tourism | Tourist For many Indians, Abu Dhabi is a poor country cousin compared to glitzy Dubai. But the staid capital of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) is aiming to shed this image to become a…
Stubble burning rose by over 20% this twelve months: Air quality price unswerving

Stubble burning rose by over 20% this twelve months: Air quality price unswerving

Stubble burning incidents saw a steep rise of more than 20 per cent this year in comparison to the last two years, a factor which plays a significant role in spiking pollution levels in the Delhi-NCR TopicsStubble burning | Air quality | air pollution Stubble burning incidents saw a steep rise of more than 20 per cent this year…
Serum Institute to coach for emergency employ of Covid vaccine in next 2 weeks

Serum Institute to coach for emergency employ of Covid vaccine in next 2 weeks

The company is the world's largest vaccine manufacturer. TopicsCoronavirus Vaccine | Serum Institute of India | Coronavirus Tests Reuters  |  Mumbai  Last Updated at November 28, 2020 20:27 IST Adar Poonawalla, CEO, Serum Institute Serum Institute of India (SII), the world's largest vaccine producer, is in active discussions with the Indian government on pricing and distribution of potential COVID-19…
Parkash Singh Badal returns Padma Vibhushan in assert against farm licensed pointers

Parkash Singh Badal returns Padma Vibhushan in assert against farm licensed pointers

Badal is a former Punjab Chief Minister and Shiromani Akali Dal patriarch TopicsShiromani Akali Dal | Parkash Singh Badal | Farmers March ANI  |  General News  Last Updated at December 3, 2020 16:16 IST Former Punjab Chief Minister and Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) patriarch Parkash Singh Badal on Thursday returned the Padma Vibhushan award "in protest" against the "betrayal…
Assam to teach regulations for transparency in marriage: Sarma on love jihad

Assam to teach regulations for transparency in marriage: Sarma on love jihad

Himanta Sarma has said that Assam is considering to bring laws that will make it mandatory for both the bride and the groom to disclose information including the source of income and religion TopicsAssam | Love jihad | Himanta Biswa Sarma ANI  |  General News  Last Updated at December 1, 2020 09:12 IST Amid the ongoing discourse on the…
IISc researchers device wastewater treatment, recycling system

IISc researchers device wastewater treatment, recycling system

The research team operated the greywater treatment system for a year and monitored the different physicochemical and biological characteristics of the greywater at the entry and exits points. TopicsIISc | waste recycling Researchers at the Centre for Sustainable Technologies, Indian Institute of Science (IISc), have claimed they have developed an efficient decentralised wastewater treatment and recycling system…