Unorganised workers disappointed at extended lockdown

As the active caseload in Mumbai went down, unorganized workers who were hoping to start their work ended up disappointed after the lockdown was extended till June 1. Mumbai: As the cases in Mumbai showed a slight dip, workers in the small and unorganised sectors were expecting that the government might ease restrictions in Mumbai, thereby […]

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Monsoon to reach Kerala on time

The India Meteorological Department predicts that the monsoon will arrive in Kerala and reach other parts of the country on time. Mumbai: Madhavan Rajeevan, secretary of Ministry of Earth Sciences said that India Meteorological Department’s Extended Range Forecast suggests that monsoon will arrive in Kerala on time, around  June 1. “This is an early indication. […]

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Improper communication leads to chaos at vaccination centres

People have been waiting in the queue for hours without any social distancing and due to shortage of vaccination. Mumbai: Hundreds of people gather outside the M.T. Agarwal Hospital vaccination center of Mumbai. Volunteers and police try to disperse the crowd throughout the day, but to no avail. .   Balu Shivale and Indumati Shivale booked for […]

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COVID19 pandemic turns people superstitious

Magic‌ ‌remedies,‌ ‌immunity‌ ‌boosters‌ ‌claims‌ ‌of‌ ‌prevention‌ ‌of‌ ‌COVID19‌ ‌have‌ ‌risen‌ ‌after‌ ‌the‌ ‌pandemic.‌ ‌Fear‌ ‌and‌ ‌anxiety‌ ‌of‌ ‌Covid-19‌ ‌increased‌ ‌belief‌ ‌in‌ ‌superstitions‌ ‌and‌ misinformation ‌ among‌ ‌society Bangalore: Misinformation,‌ ‌false‌ ‌claims,‌ ‌and‌ ‌superstitions‌ have seen an increase along with the number of cases during the ‌pandemic.‌ ‌Boom, a fact-checking ‌website, ‌shows ‌35‌ ‌percent‌ ‌of‌ ‌ ‌false‌ ‌or‌ ‌misleading‌ ‌claims‌ […]

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Delayed screening spreads cancer in children

Cancer research centres say that more than half of child cancer patients delayed their visits during the pandemic which increased the spread of the disease. Bengaluru: A delay in treatment has led to an increase in the spread of cancer among child patients according to Shankara Cancer Research Centre. Childhood cancer was the fifth leading […]

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Pandemic clots organ donations in Karnataka

Organ donations in Karnataka have been badly impacted since Covid-19. Government numbers indicate that 4636 organ recipients are still awaiting. Bangalore: Despite several initiatives taken by the Karnataka government to promote organ donations, 4636 registered receivers are yet to receive organs. Coordinator of JeevanSarthakathe program, Chetan Kumar, said,  “Out of total registered patients, 4636 are yet to […]

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Antarnaad magazine publishes its last edition this Diwali

Vernacular magazines like Antarnaad Diwali special magazine from Maharashtra, which published its last edition this Diwali, face a risk of shutting down. Over 100  Diwali magazines were not published this year due to covid-19  and a reduction in readership. Antarnaad Diwali magazine, with a tradition of 25 years, published its last edition this Diwali. “Readership […]

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