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Government working on next stimulus package: Finance ministry official – Times of India

NEW DELHI: The government is working on the next stimulus package to support the economy amid positive signs of a fall in Covid-19 cases, a senior finance ministry official said on Wednesday. The government has received suggestions from various ministries and sectors on needed measures, Tarun Bajaj, economic affairs secretary at the ministry of finance, told a virtual conference. Source link

More Than 40 Million Coronavirus Cases Worldwide: Report

The increase can only partly be explained by a sharp increase in testing. (Representational)Paris: The number of confirmed coronavirus cases worldwide passed 40 million on Monday, according to an AFP tally at 0715 GMT based on official sources.A total of 40,000,234 infections and 1,113,896 deaths have been recorded across the globe. More than half the global caseload has come in the three hardest-hit countries: the United States with 8,154,935 infections, India with 7,550,273 and Brazil 5,235,344.In just the last seven days more than that 2.5 million cases have been reported, the highest weekly number since Covid-19 emerged in China late last year.The increase can only partly be explained by a sharp increase in testing and still likely does not include a large number of less severe or a...
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MP govt puts reopening of primary, middle schools on hold – Times of India

BHOPAL: As the threat of coronavirus still looms large, the Madhya Pradesh government has put on hold reopening of primary and middle schools in the state for now, school educational minister Inder Singh Parmar said. Madhya Pradesh has been reporting at least 1,600 Covid-19 cases every day and the state government seems reluctant to add to the existing health crisis. In its fresh set of guidelines issued recently, the Centre said schools, colleges and other educational institutions can reopen outside containment zones from October 15, and left the decision to implement the same on the state governments and Union Territories. "We are not going to take the risk of reopening primary (Classes 1 to 5) and middle (Classes 6 to 8) schools after October 15 for now," Parmar told PTI. Reopening...
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Former CMs urge Karnataka govt not to reopen schools due to spurt in Covid-19 cases – Times of India

BENGALURU: Former Chief Ministers Siddaramaiah and H D Kumaraswamy on Friday urged the Karnataka government not to reopen schools, citing the spurt in Covid-19 cases. While Siddaramaiah, who is the leader of the opposition, has written to Primary and Secondary Education Minister Suresh Kumar, urging him not to consider reopening schools until the situation comes under control, Kumaraswamy said he would speak to Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa personally on the matter. The government too has said that any decision would be taken after considering the situation and consulting experts and parents. "Regarding opening of schools...opinions of everyone, especially parents, is that they are hundred per cent against opening schools. I urge the government, on behalf of the parents, that lives a...
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Schools closed in Sri Lanka until further notice – Times of India

COLOMBO: Schools across Sri Lanka will remain closed from Monday until further notice amid a sudden spike in the number of Covid-19 cases in the island-nation, according to the Education Ministry. In a statement issued on Sunday, the closure applied to all the Catholic, private and international schools as well as pre-schools and 'pirivena' centres (monastic colleges), the Daily Financial Times reported. All tuition classes in the Colombo and Gampaha districts will also remain suspended indefinitely. In addition to this, the University Grants Commission yesterday stated that the Kelaniya University, Gampaha Wickramarachchi Ayurveda Institute, and the Naiwala Advanced Technological Institute will be closed this week. All students using hostel facilities have been instructed to leave fo...

केरल ने पहले ही दिन से नहीं छोड़ी कोई कसर, गोवा ने पर्यटकों पर सख्ती रखी तो उत्तराखंड ने गाइडलाइन मनवाकर नहीं बढ़ने दिए मामले

Hindi NewsNationalGoa Kerala Uttarakhand (India) Coronavirus Cases Ground Report Update | Top Three States Who Have Controlled (COVID 19) Infectious Disease37 मिनट पहलेकॉपी लिंकदेश में काेरोना से एक लाख मौतें हो चुकी हैं। भारत के सभी राज्य और केंद्र शासित प्रदेशों तक कोरोना फैल चुका है। लेकिन इनमें कुछ ऐसे राज्य भी शामिल हैं, जहां कोरोना के शुरुआती केस आने के बाद कड़े कदम उठाए गए और नए केस और मौतों पर काबू पाने की कोशिश की गई। गोवा, उत्तराखंड और केरल इसका उदाहरण हैं। गोवा से मनीषा भल्ला, उत्तराखंड से राहुल कोटियाल और केरल से बाबू के. पीटर की रिपोर्ट।गोवा से मनीषा भल्ला की रिपोर्टपूरी तरह से खुल गया गोवा, पटरी पर लौट रही है जिंदगीगोवा में हर दिन करीब 400 नए मामले आ रहे हैं। बावजूद इसके गोवा अपनी सामान्य जिंदगी में लौट रहा है। पर्यटकों की रौनक लौटने लगी है। आज से दो महीने पहले गोवा में होट...

लॉकडाउन खत्म होने तक देश में 5 हजार जानें गई थीं, अनलॉक के बाद 1800% तेजी से बढ़ा मौतों का आंकड़ा

Hindi NewsNationalStory 1 To 1 Lakh Deaths: There Were Only 5 Thousand Deaths Before Unlocked, 1800 Times Faster Than Unlocked Deaths.22 मिनट पहलेकॉपी लिंकदेश में कोरोना से मौतों का आंकड़ा आज 1 लाख को पार कर गया। ...और ये महज आंकड़ा नहीं है। ये एक लाख सांसें हैं, जो कोरोना ने हमसे छीन लीं। एक ऐसा आंकड़ा, जिसे देश आगे बढ़ता नहीं देखना चाहता। फिर भी यह बढ़ रहा है और बीते 204 दिनों से लगातार बढ़ता ही जा रहा है।देश में विदेश के रास्ते कोरोना का पहला मामला 30 जनवरी को आया था। तब से 31 मई यानी लॉकडाउन के आखिरी दिन तक, यानी 122 दिनों में कोरोना के 1.82 लाख मामले सामने आए और 5,164 मौतें हुईं। एक जून से अनलॉक लागू हुआ और अगले 123 दिन यानी आज 2 अक्टूबर तक कोरोना के 61.34 लाख नए मामले सामने आए और 95 हजार मौतें जुड़ गईं।आंकड़े बताते हैं कि जब तक देश में लॉकडाउन था, हर दिन केस और मौत के आंकड़े कुछ हद तक काबू...
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Students self-isolating after Covid-19 outbreaks in UK varsities – Times of India

LONDON: Hundreds of students have self-isolated after several universities across the UK reported major coronavirus outbreaks on campus just days into the new academic year, media reports said. In a report on Thursday, the BBC said that the latest outbreak at Glasgow University has led to 124 students testing positive and the university said about 600 people were self-isolating, reports Xinhua news agency. The university said clusters were reported on two halls of student residence in the city and the outbreak was largely due to social activity at the start of Freshers Week in early September. Any students found to be breaking the self-isolation rules will face disciplinary action, including termination of their accommodation contracts and suspension from the university, said the univ...

कोरोना हमारे डीएनए में मौजूद एसीई-2 रिसेप्टर पर अटैक करता है, पर 60% भारतीयों में ये जीन बहुत मजबूत है; इसीलिए हम ज्यादा सुरक्षित

2 घंटे पहलेलेखक: गौरव पांडेयकॉपी लिंकबीएचयू के प्रोफेसर ज्ञानेश्वर चौबे और उनकी टीम ने दुनियाभर के 483 लोगों के जीनोम की स्टडी कर पता लगायायूरोपीय और अमेरिकी लोगों में ये जीन सिर्फ 7% से 14% लोगों में ही है, इसके चलते वहां मृत्युदर बहुत ज्यादास्वास्थ्य मंत्रालय के मुताबिक, भारत में कोरोना का रिकवरी रेट दुनिया में सबसे ज्यादा, मृत्यु दर सबसे कम हैभारत में कोरोना के अब तक 56 लाख से ज्यादा केस आ चुके हैं। 90 हजार से ज्यादा लोगों की जान जा चुकी है। दुनिया में अमेरिका के बाद सबसे ज्यादा कोरोना केस भारत में ही हैं। लेकिन, इस सबके बावजूद एक सुखद बात है कि इस बीमारी से सबसे ज्यादा ठीक होने वालों की संख्या भारत में ही है। देश में कोरोना के 80% से ज्यादा मरीज ठीक हो चुके हैं। यही नहीं, देश में मृत्यु दर भी लगातार घट रही है।भारत में मृत्यु दर इतनी कम क्यों है? रिकवरी रेट सबसे ज्यादा क्यों है? इन्ह...

India’s Coronavirus Recovery Rate More Than 80%, Says Health Ministry

The health ministry said 93,356 patients were discharged in the last 24 hours. (File)New Delhi: India's recovery rate of COVID-19 cases has crossed the 80 per cent mark with over 90,000 recoveries recorded for the third consecutive day, the Union Health Ministry said today.In a statement, the ministry said 93,356 patients were discharged in the last 24 hours."India has crossed the significant landmark of more than 80 per cent national recovery rate. On a continuous stretch of high recoveries, India has also reported more than 90,000 recoveries for the third day in succession," the ministry said in the statement.Twelve states and UTs have registered recovery rate of more than the national average and 79 per cent of the new recovered cases are from 10 states and UTs."The total recovered c...