Oxygen shortage: Rajasthan govt levelling false allegations against Centre, says Arjun Ram Meghwal

Union Minister Arjun Ram Meghwal on Tuesday attacked Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot, accusing him of levelling false allegations against the Centre over the supply of medical oxygen and Remdesivir injections to the state. He said the Centre has formed an empowered committee for the allocation and every state is being supplied oxygen according to its … Read more

Delhi, 9 states account for 75 pc of new COVID-19 cases: Health Ministry

India’s cumulative recoveries have surged to 1,36,48,159 with 1,93,279 recoveries being registered in a span of 24 hours. Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, Delhi, Karnataka, Kerala, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Gujarat and Rajasthan reported 75.01 per cent of the new COVID-19 cases registered in a day, the Union Health Ministry said on Friday. India added a … Read more

COVID-19: Maharashtra declares 6 states as places of sensitive origin

Struggling to contain the huge COVID-19 surge, Maharashtra has declared six states, including Delhi and the NCR region, as places of “sensitive origin” in a bid to stop the influx of other variants of coronavirus into the state. Maharashtra Chief Secretary Sitaram Kunte in an order issued on Sunday declared Kerala, Goa, Gujarat, Delhi and … Read more

Rajasthan to roll out health insurance coverage scheme on May 1, registration starts from Apr 1

Rajasthan will roll out its ambitious universal health insurance coverage scheme on May 1, the registration process for which will start from April 1, Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot said on Saturday. Under the scheme, announced in the state budget for 2021-22 by Gehlot, every family will get an insurance cover of Rs five lakh by … Read more

BJP asks Vasundhara Raje supporters not to skip Assembly for her temple tour

The BJP in Rajasthan called up MLAs considered close to Vasundhara Raje to ensure their presence at Monday’s assembly proceedings, party sources said amid concerns that they could instead opt for events connected with the former chief minister’s “temple yatra”. Raje herself rejected suggestions that her two-day visit to temples in Rajasthan’s Bharatpur and adjoining … Read more

Bhimbetka: An archeological extravaganza of rock arts from the paleolithic era!

The rock art content in Bhimbetka is filled with various aspects of life from prehistoric times to later periods, through depictions of hunting scenes and religious symbols. By Monidipa Dey, Bhimbetka rock caves: There are widespread evidences of the presence of earliest human ancestor in the form of paleolithic tools from across India, some of … Read more

Jaipur inches back to normal tourism after COVID-19

Jaipur, the Pink city in the desert state of Rajasthan has always been the top destination for travelers. By Pradeep Chamaria COVID-19 forced the entire world to stay home and this brought tourism to a halt. Positive signs were seen over the last few months and especially during the festive weekends last year. Latest travel … Read more

IIT Mandi develops artificial intelligence-based monitoring application for Covid-19 patients – ET HealthWorld

NEW DELHI: Researchers at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Mandi have developed LakshmanRekha, an artificial intelligence – biometric driven home quarantine management application (HQMA) for Covid-19 patients. The application uses a combination of biometric verification, geofencing, and artificial intelligence (AI), to continuously monitor and accurately detect the identity of a home quarantined person, stated … Read more

Rajasthan: Amid reports of factionalism, first meeting of core BJP group on Sunday

JAIPUR: The first meeting of a newly formed 16-member core group of the BJP, which has been put in place amid reports of factionalism in the party, will be held here on Sunday, a party leader said. The new group consists of BJP leader Satish Poonia, national vice president and former chief minister Vasundhara Raje, … Read more

Bird flu scare: Centre asks states, UTs to increase surveillance

NEW DELHI: The Centre has directed states and union territories across the country to increase surveillance around water bodies, live bird markets, zoos, and poultry farms as well as strengthen biosecurity at poultry farms amid the bird flu scare. The Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying said in a statement on Sunday that the … Read more