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70 children with AES at Muzaffarpur hospital; 56 discharged, 9 deaths reported
- Nine out of 70 children admitted to the Sri Krishna Medical College and Hospital (SKMCH) in Muzaffarpur due to acute encephalitis syndrome (AES) have died, the hospital said on Saturday.
- As per the hospital’s report on August 29, a total of 56 children were discharged so far after recovering post-treatment from the hospital. Two children are admitted to the PICU in the hospital.
- Last year over 140 children died due to AES in the district. AES is a viral disease that causes flu-like symptoms such as high fever, vomiting and in extreme cases, brain dysfunction, seizure, and inflammation of the heart and kidney.
Canada scraps Covid-19 vaccine trial with Chinese pharma company
Canada has decided to cancel a coronavirus vaccine development agreement with the Chinese pharmaceutical company CanSino due to a delay in the shipping of drugs. According to the South China Morning Post, it is unclear if political tensions between the two countries had anything to do with the snag at the Chinese customs.
2 more terrorists killed (total 03) in Srinagar encounter
#UPDATE Srinagar encounter: 2 more terrorists killed (total 03). Operation going on. Further details shall follow:… https://t.co/o3PfBSqY4v
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CM Yogi Adityanath visits the construction site of Kashi Vishwanath Corridor in Varanasi
Varanasi: CM Yogi Adityanath visits the construction site of Kashi Vishwanath Corridor, to inspect the work in prog… https://t.co/FLXxwlLBhr
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As part of Unlock 4 guidelines by Centre, Kochi Metro services to resume operations from Sept 7. In the first phase, the service will run at intervals of 20 minutes from 7 am to 8 pm. The service is in full compliance with COVID-19 standards: Kochi Metro Rail Limited (KMRL)
Till date, 3,86,080 stranded Indians have been repatriated with the help of Air India Express and Air India under Vande Bharat Mission: Ministry of Civil Aviation
There was need for a school which understands them & is flexible as per their needs
These children may not be able to study at mainstream schools due to language barrier & other issues. There was nee… https://t.co/WW6tSYwjQk
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One student who passed class 10th two yrs back pursued Diploma in Electronical Engg & got placed in Eureka Forbes. Another passed class 12th & trains at Police Academy. A third passed class 10th this yr & is pursuing Diploma in Automatic Engineering: CEO, Samarth Bharat Vyaspeeth
An NGO in Maharashtra, Samarth Bharat Vyaspeeth runs ‘Signal Shala’ – a school for children living at traffic signals
Maharashtra: An NGO, Samarth Bharat Vyaspeeth runs 'Signal Shala' -a school for children living at traffic signals,… https://t.co/VFA0LNzElc
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Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Mgmt Committee (DSGMC) launched ‘Bala Pritam Dawakhana’, at Gurudwara Bangla Sahib
Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Mgmt Committee (DSGMC) launched 'Bala Pritam Dawakhana', at Gurudwara Bangla Sahib, y'day. DSGM… https://t.co/Ol7Dl4Yz3N
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The movement of trains continue to remain suspended on Kalka-Shimla Heritage line, in the wake of pandemic
Himachal Pradesh: The movement of trains continue to remain suspended on Kalka-Shimla Heritage line, in the wake of… https://t.co/A2AP5JqFFw
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110-year-old woman recovers from COVID-19 in Kerala
A 110-year-old woman recovered from COVID-19 and was discharged from Malappuram Manjeri Medical College on Saturday. The woman, Pathu, is the oldest survivor of the virus in the State. Before her, 105-year-old Asma Beevi of Kollam and 103-year-old Pareed from Ernakulam had recently recovered from the pandemic.
Lockdown imposed in Kota amid rising COVID-19 cases
A seven-day lockdown has been imposed in Rajasthan’s Kota Municipal Corporation area from midnight of August 29 to September 6 in light of the rising cases of COVID-19, Ujjwal Rathore, Kota District Collector said.
3 terrorists, an Army personnel killed in Pulwama encounter: J&K Police
- Three terrorists and an Army personnel were killed in an encounter in Pulwama district on Saturday, confirmed the Jammu and Kashmir police. The encounter between security forces and terrorists broke out at 1 am on Saturday in the Zadoora area of Pulwama.
- Based on a specific input regarding the presence of terrorists in the village Zadoora area of Pulwama, a joint cordon and search operation was launched by police, Indian Army and CRPF in the said area.
- As the presence of terrorists got ascertained, they were given the opportunity to surrender. However, they fired upon security forces, which were retaliated leading to an encounter, said the Jammu and Kashmir police in a press release.
Vaishno Devi Shrine set to deliver prasad through speed post
The Shri Mata Vaishno Devi (SMVD) Shrine Board in Jammu and Kashmir’s Katra is set to deliver Prasad to devotees through speed post after an agreement was entered with the Department of Posts on Saturday.
Telangana relaxes quarantine norms for passengers on Vande Bharat, Air Transport Bubble flights
The Telangana Government on Saturday relaxed quarantine norms for passengers traveling by Vande Bharat or Air Transport Bubble flights. Giving respite to COVID-19 asymptomatic international passengers flying to Hyderabad, it permitted them to head home if they meet the criteria.