The government had said last month that from August 8, if any arriving international passenger has a negative report from an RT-PCR test done 96 hours prior to the journey, he or she need not undergo institutional quarantine in India. Delhi airport had launched an online portal for this purpose. … [Read more...] about Delhi airport receives over 45k applications from intl flyers for quarantine exemption
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Police confirm Dhaman-1 ventilator was destroyed in blaze but FSL to investigate whether fire was sparked in the machine or spread through an external source Aday after SSG Hospital in Vadodara witnessed chaos and panic after fire broke out in its Covid-19 ICU ward, Mirror has learnt that the machine destroyed in the fire was a Dhaman-1 ventilator. Vadodara police who inspected the site of the blaze on Wednesday, said the FSL is investigating if the fire took place in the device or through an external source. If proved that the fire broke out in the machine, which has received International Electric Certification and Safety and Performance Test Certificate from the NABL-accredited E l e c t r i c a n d Q u a l i t y Development Centre in Gandhinagar, it will be a major source of embarrassment for the government which has already been embroiled in a row over the Dhaman devices. Health Dr Jayanti Ravi, in a press conference on May 20, had asserted that Dhaman-1 did not need a DCGI … [Read more...] about Did Dhaman-1 ventilator cause SSG fire?
Comprising seven armed groups, including factions of the National Socialist Council of Nagaland (NSCN) opposed to the one led by Isak-Muivah or NSCN (IM), the NNPGs took this decision after a meeting with Nagaland Governor R.N. Ravi at a police facility near the State’s commercial hub Dimapur on Thursday. … [Read more...] about Naga talks group to be transparent on negotiations
NEW DELHI: Odd-even phase II started out perfectly for Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal on Friday, with fairly empty roads and mostly odd-numbered cars indicating high compliance, although the fact that it was a holiday and the hottest day of the season contributed to the success. In all, 1,311 challans were issued against violators, which showed there would be stricter enforcement during the 16-day phase II of the road-rationing measure.By contrast, 294 challans were issued on the first day of the January trial. The highest number of challans during phase I came on the first Monday, when 2950 violators were booked. This time around, there was heavier presence of enforcement teams - 120 from the transport department as well as 2,000 cops, apart from a 5,331-strong force of civil defence volunteers. By Friday afternoon, though the scorching sun had taken a toll on both the volunteers as well as commuters, as 511 challans were issued by 2pm.By evening, the violations had reached 427 challans by … [Read more...] about Odd Even Formula Phase II: Over 1k persons fined by Delhi Traffic Police on first day
Passengers who opt for the test will have to wait in a specified lounge in the airport or a designated hotel in the city till their results come, the Ministry noted. If found negative, they will be exempted from mandatory institutional quarantine and can take the connecting flight. … [Read more...] about Delhi Airport starts operating on-arrival COVID-19 testing facility for international passengers