Shah Rukh Khan Provides 25,000 PPE Kits to Maharashtra

Bollywood famous person Shah Rukh Khan on Monday equipped 25,000 PPE kits to the frontline clinical group of workers in Maharashtra combating to include the unconventional coronavirus pandemic within the state. Rajesh Tope, Minister of Public Health and Family Welfare of Maharashtra, mentioned the “Fan” actor’s contribution will lend a hand the healthcare employees immensely. “Many thank you Mr Shah Rukh Khan to your type contribution of 25,000 PPE kits. This will move a ways in supporting our struggle in opposition to COVID19 & protective our frontline hospital treatment group @iamsrk @MeerFoundation @CMOMaharashtra,” Tope tweeted. Replying to the minister, Shah Rukh mentioned everyone seems to be united in combating the COVID-19 pandemic. “Thank you sir for your whole lend a hand to supply the kits. We are all in combination on this endeavour to offer protection to ourselves and humanity. Glad to be of provider. May your circle of relatives […]

About 3,500 Jurists, Artistes Slam FIR Against Varadarajan, Call it Attack on Media Freedom

New Delhi: About 3,500 jurists, lecturers, actors, artistes, writers and folks from different walks of lifestyles have slammed the Uttar Pradesh govt and police for submitting an FIR towards Siddharth Varadarajan, the founding editor of internet portal The Wire, and demanded that each one prison court cases towards him be dropped. In a joint remark on Tuesday, they referred to as the registration of the FIR towards Varadarajan an assault on press freedom. They additionally steered the central and state governments to not use the COVID-19 pandemic as a canopy to trample upon the media’s freedom. A clinical emergency must no longer function a pretext for imposition of a de facto political emergency, the remark stated. The signatories to it come with former Supreme Court pass judgement on Madan B Lokur, former Madras High Court pass judgement on Ok Chandru and previous Patna High Court pass judgement on Anjana Prakash. […]

If we don’t get food, we will leave for home again, say migrant labourers stranded in Pune

About 60-70 households of migrant day-to-day wagers from Madhya Pradesh keep in tin-houses. They left on foot with an purpose to go back house in MP however have been intercepted by way of police and despatched again (Express Photo by way of Arul Horizon) A bunch of round 150 other folks — comprising migrant labourers and their households, staying in and round Katraj house of Pune and natives of Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh, began their adventure house, about 1,000 km away, on foot. Their adventure was once, on the other hand, reduce quick by way of the police even earlier than they might pass the town limits Wednesday morning. They had walked for 2 hours wearing simply the naked minimal wanted for the adventure, when, round 3.30 am, the police stopped them and gave them two choices: both return to their rented homes in Katraj, or keep in a central […]

Uddhav Thackeray Says Lockdown is Not Lock-up, Advises Migrant Workers in Maharashtra to Stay Put

Mumbai: Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Tuesday attempted to reassure migrant staff who’re stranded within the state {that a} lockdown isn’t a “lock-up” and appealed to them to stand the “problem” of the coronavirus pandemic through staying again. Thackeray was once talking all the way through a are living webcast after masses of migrant staff accrued close to the Bandra railway station right here, searching for to move again house even because the country-wide lockdown was once prolonged until May 3. He spoke in brief in Hindi as he made an immediate enchantment to the migrants. Thackeray additionally spoke to Union Home Minister Amit Shah within the backdrop of the protest through the migrant staff and mentioned he has been talking to leaders throughout political spectrum in view of the coronavirus disaster. The leader minister mentioned leaders of all political events have been in combination in time of the […]

Mumbai, Rajasthan advise hydroxychloroquine for police, doubts over it persist

A sanitisation chamber for police close to Dharavi. The executive is about to counsel HCQ for slum citizens too. Coronavirus (COVID-19): At least two states with a prime collection of instances are recommending hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) as a safety measure towards coronavirus to its police group of workers. While the Mumbai Police began closing week, Rajasthan introduced on Saturday that the anti-malarial drug, whose efficacy towards COVID-19 is contested, could be given to policemen deployed in scorching zones. The Maharashtra executive has additionally determined to start providing HCQ to round a lakh slumdwellers within the agreement of Dharavi, Mumbai, that has emerged as a hotspot with 49 instances and 5 deaths, in addition to to other folks residing in different spaces that experience observed a significant outbreak, equivalent to Worli-Prabhadevi-Lower Parel, who will have to be over the age of 15. National Health Mission Director Anup Kumar Yadav stated the drugs […]

Till Tuesday, 170 districts are hotspots, 207 non-hotspot districts: Health Ministry

As in keeping with tips issued through the Ministry of Home Affairs to put in force the second one section of the lockdown, commercial gadgets in rural spaces will probably be allowed to serve as from April 20 equipped they observe social distancing norms. The districts of the rustic will probably be categorized into 3 classes comparable to hotspots, non-hotspots and inexperienced zone, introduced the Union Health Ministry Wednesday so that you could include the unfold of the radical coronavirus. In a regimen press briefing at the present coronavirus state of affairs within the nation, Joint Secretary, Health Ministry, Lav Agarwal stated that until Tuesday, 170 are hotspot districts and 207 are non-hotspot districts. As in keeping with the ministry, hotspot districts are the ones the place i) both the selection of instances is top or the place ii) fee of expansion of COVID-19 instances is top or in different […]

Called ‘Mother of All Festivals’, Kerala’s Thrissur Pooram Cancelled for 1st Time Due to Coronavirus

Thrissur: Billed because the ‘mom of all fairs’ in Kerala — the Thrissur Pooram — has been cancelled for the primary time because of the Covid-19 outbreak, stated a State Minister on Wednesday. The Pooram dates again to the past due 18th century and used to be began through Sakthan Thampuran, the Maharaja of the erstwhile Kochi state. The maximum keenly watched tournament of the pooram festivities is elephants parade — of greater than 50 jumbos, but even so the firecracker presentations, that begins within the afternoon and continues until the wee hours of the next day to come. This season the pageant’s maximum awaited occasions have been to be hung on May 2, however with the now prolonged lockdown billed to finish best on May 3, the temple government that met right here below State Agriculture Minister V.S. Sunilkumar determined to cancel it. “This is for the primary time […]

Telangana rights panel seeks urgent report

The girl was once allegedly denied remedy because of her faith. (Express picture by means of Prashant Nadkar) The Telangana State Human Rights Commission (SHRC) Monday issued a realize to the federal government and sought an pressing record taking a look right into a petition alleging denial of clinical remedy to an individual from a specific faith. In its realize, the SHRC has sought the record from the Principal Secretary, Health, Medical, and Family Welfare division; the District Collector, Karimnagar; the District Medical and Health Officer(DMHO); and control of Olga Children Hospital, Karimnagar, at 10.30 am on May 4, 2020.The complainant, Shaik Rashid Ali from Karimnagar, has alleged that the affected person was once denied remedy by means of the sanatorium on account of her faith. He shared with the fee the 55-seconds lengthy audio clip and the tweet that has long past viral on social media. In the audio, […]

Indian Muslims should address the elephant in the room on COVID 19

Asim Ali’s contemporary article in The Print expressing fears of a Muslim apartheid within the wake of COVID-19 is a decades-old, vintage means of making the picture of Muslims because the ‘different’ and taking part in the sufferer card. This means seeks to absolve the group of duty for any wrongful act by way of any of its participants. At the prevailing time, each and every Muslim wishes to face in opposition to the Tablighi Jamaat, and vehemently denounce its heinous act of illegal activity. This would give a contribution to restoring mutual religion among communities. However, grandstanding of the sort within the article discussed above, which blames the media for the marginalisation of Muslims, is an ostrich-like option to an actual danger in entrance of the rustic. It’s time to name a spade a spade. The Muslims in India are stuck in a quagmire and they have got best […]

Put your medals on the table

London, April 14: Graeme Souness has spoke back to an obvious jibe from Paul Pogba by way of telling the Manchester United midfielder to “put your medals at the desk”. Former Liverpool captain Souness has been an outspoken critic of Pogba for a perceived incapability to profit from his skill. The ex-Scotland global lately claimed within the Sunday Times that Pogba could be “an absolute doddle to play in opposition to” as a result of his perspective is to be “the famous person of the display”. Last month, Souness used Everton midfielder Andre Gomes’ go back from a significant ankle damage to query whether or not Pogba had labored laborious sufficient to recuperate health following his personal ankle operation. Speaking to the UTD Podcast about his critics, Pogba stated of Souness: “I did not know who he used to be, in reality. I heard he used to be a really […]