IMA flags shortage of gowns, face masks

Govt. urged to make them available to prevent community spread of COVID-19 The Kozhikode chapter of the Indian Medical Association (IMA) is planning to collect personal protection equipment for health workers and devise a programme to train doctors in small and medium sized hospitals in using ventilators and in intensive care to address the second […]


After surge of cases, lockdown imposed in Indore district

Madhya Pradesh has so far reported 47 cases, with 27 from Indore alone. Of the latest eight cases, seven came from Indore and one from Ujjain, the neighbouring city which has reported two deaths. The Indore district administration imposed a strict three-day lockdown starting Monday after the region saw a surge of coronavirus cases over […]


Traders unsure of replenishing stocks

Apprehension over possible community spread of COVID-19 Fears of a possible community spread of COVID-19 have left a section of traders in a fix as they are not certain if they should replenish shelves in the pandemic situation. Though customers are enquiring over phone about availability of stocks, several traders feel the number of people […]


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Over 90% of rough sleepers shifted to care homes

The district administration’s project to give temporary shelter with food and emergency medical support for the city’s rough sleepers during the lockdown period is nearing completion. Around 500 persons who were roaming around the streets have so far benefited from the drive. All arrangements have been put in place using buildings of Government Physical Education […]


Indian Chef dies of Coronavirus in US

Mumbai born Goan Chef Floyd Cardoz, who competed on “Top Chef,” and won “Top Chef Masters” and operated successful restaurants in both India and New York, died on Wednesday due to the coronavirus. Floyd Cardoz was 59. Cardoz  came in limelight when he won the top honor of  TV reality show, Top Chef Masters Season 3 with upma […]


KSEB seeks rationalisation of KSERC fees

This will ease its fiscal strain and avert chances of shifting the burden to public The Kerala State Electricity Board (KSEB) has sought government intervention to rationalise the fees being levied by the Kerala State Electricity Regulatory Commission (KSERC) under various heads to ease its fiscal strain and avert the chances of shifting the burden […]