Maharashtra issues clarifications on COVID-19 lockdown in State

According to the order, District DMAs must review the positivity rates or percentage of oxygen bed occupancy on a weekly basis — preferably on Fridays — so that changes can be made applicable from coming Mondays. The government of Maharashtra issued additional clarifications to its May 30 order, that extended the lockdown-like curbs in the […]


Coronavirus | Milkha hospitalised, condition stable

None of the family members have tested positive yet. Legendary Indian sprinter Milkha Singh, who has tested positive for COVID-19, was on Monday hospitalised, with his son and ace golfer Jeev Milkha Singh saying that it was a precautionary measure. The 91-year-old Milkha had been in home isolation at his Chandigarh residence after he tested […]


COVID-19 pandemic powers eco-awakening globally

Global research finds dramatic rise in numbers of people concerned about nature loss The COVID-19 pandemic has injected fuel in the “eco-awakening” across the globe, new international research has revealed. The research conducted by the Economist Intelligence Unit and commissioned by the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) has shown that public interest in and […]


Second Oxygen Express arrives in Bengaluru

A third train is expected to arrive later in the evening. The second Oxygen Express train to Karnataka pulled into Inland Container Depot, Whitefield, in Bengaluru, at 3.30 a.m. on May 15 carrying a load of 120 tonnes of liquid medical oxygen in six cryogenic containers from Kalinganagar, Odisha. It arrived at Whitefield earlier than […]