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World Bicycle Day 2021: Significance| Theme| History| Importance| Quotes and What health benefits Bicycling gives
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World Bicycle Day 2021: Significance| Theme| History| Importance| Quotes and What health benefits Bicycling gives

World Bicycle Day reminds us of the many reasons why the bicycle is the most sustainable means of transport. It is affordable, reliable, eco-friendly, healthy, and comfortable. Due to the uniqueness and versatility of the bicycle, the United Nations General Assembly decided to declare 3 June as World Bicycle Day. https://twitter.com/UN/status/1400302723141181442?s=20 https://twitter.com/UCI_cycling/status/1400331893753663493?s=20 Significance of World Bicycle Day  World Bicycle Day draws attention to recognize the longevity, uniqueness, and versatility of the bicycle, and that it is an economical, reliable, simple, clean, and environmentally sustainable means of transport. According to Un.org, "Bicycles contribute to cleaner air and less congestion and make education, health care and...
Veteran Music Composer Vanraj Bhatia Passes Away At 94.
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Veteran Music Composer Vanraj Bhatia Passes Away At 94.

The Veteran Music Composer Vanraj Bhatia Passes Away At the Age of 94. He was best known for his work in the new wave of Indian Cinema.    He was battling with poor health and was financial Crisis as well. He was also one of the leading composers of western classical music in India.  According to a Former colleague, He died in Mumbai After a Brief Illness.  https://twitter.com/smritiirani/status/1390539146373083136?s=20 He also scored the music for Shyam Benegal classics like Ankur and Bhumika and TV series Yatra and Bharat Ek Khoj (Discovery of India) lived alone at his apartment at the Rungta Housing Colony on Napean Sea Road. He was also the National Award Winner. After graduating from the Elphinstone College here, he trained in western classical music in London...
Complete Lockdown In Kerela From May 8 to 16 as Rising Covid – 19 Cases
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Complete Lockdown In Kerela From May 8 to 16 as Rising Covid – 19 Cases

Key Points -  The complete lockdown has been imposed in Kerala from May 8 to 16 as the rising covid cases. the Kerala government has decided to impose a week lockdown in the state for a  while on Thursday.  The state had also followed some strict restrictions earlier than high covid cases all across the nation.  Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said that more stringent measures will be imposed to curb the surge because of the rise in the cases. He noted that the state is going through a very serious situation and steps will be taken to convert lodges and hostels as Covid First-Line Treatment Centres (CFLTCs). A tweet has been posted by the Chief Minister of Kerala that “Several government agencies like Consumerfed and Supply, political parties, NGOs, Overseas Malayalee Ass...
World Hand Hygiene Day 2021: Slogan, Campaign, And Quotes
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World Hand Hygiene Day 2021: Slogan, Campaign, And Quotes

World Hand Hygiene Day 2021: “wash your Hand” “sanitize Your Hands” and “maintain social Distance” are the most heard piece of advice today. The coronavirus pandemic had brought our focus on the importance of hand hygiene and handwashing.  Washing hands and using hand sanitizer frequently has been very significant these days.  Hygiene has been always considered a very important Requirement for a person to person and place to place. With the crisis of coronavirus pandemic, the importance of health and hand hygiene has gained its paramount importance.  Therefore, on 5th May we all should commemorate world hand hygiene day and remember to wash our hands and sanitize ourselves.  https://twitter.com/UNDP/status/1389746673031725066?s=20 Steps to Wash the Hands -  Step 1: Wet...
Delhi Doesn’t have Sufficient Doses for Age Group Under 18 – 44 years
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Delhi Doesn’t have Sufficient Doses for Age Group Under 18 – 44 years

New Delhi Health Minister Satyendra Jain on Thursday Said On that the city does not have Sufficient Doses For Age groups under 18 - 44 years. Although the orders have been placed for the Manufactures of the Vaccines.  However, the Chief Minister of Delhi Mr. Arvind Kejriwal had said on Monday that everybody would be registered for anti - Coronavirus Vaccines free of Cost in Delhi.   https://twitter.com/ArvindKejriwal/status/1387752770363543553?s=20 The minister, however, said preparations to give jabs to this category have been completed. At present, we don't have vaccines. We have requested the companies to provide it,” Jain told reporters when asked if there were enough vaccines available for the 18-44 age group. He had said that his Government Also procurement o...
Global Response for India’s Call for help: Oxygen Shortage & Medical Aid
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Global Response for India’s Call for help: Oxygen Shortage & Medical Aid

Germany Will Send oxygen and medical equipment to India in helping the covid crises. The foreign minister said Heiko Maas, announced on Monday. India is suffering from a spike in coronavirus infections. A number of 349,691 Cases has been recorded in the last 24 hours. Hospitals are turning away the patients after running out of oxygen. “The second wave is currently rolling over India with unprecedented power. It was right that we acted quickly to stop the entry of the new mutation in Germany," Maas told the Rheinische Post newspaper. Moreover, India also needs logistic support from the other abroad countries as well. Thus, the US, UK, and France step forward to help India from this worst situation.  https://twitter.com/MattHancock/status/1385643189563019264?s=20 Al...
Railways Run its first Oxygen Express to get Oxygen from Mumbai to Vishakapatnam to Fight against COVID-19
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Railways Run its first Oxygen Express to get Oxygen from Mumbai to Vishakapatnam to Fight against COVID-19

On Sunday, the Railways had announced that it would run the "Oxygen Express" in the next few days to transport liquid medical oxygen and oxygen cylinders across the country. https://twitter.com/RailMinIndia/status/1384168470829363207?s=20 Major Key Points The Oxygen Express train of the Indian Railways with seven tankers left Kalamboli freight yard in Navi Mumbai. for Vizag on Monday where it would be loaded with medical oxygen for Maharashtra. A roll-on-rail-off (RoRo) train carrying seven empty tanker trucks on board left Kalamboli goods yard around 8 p.m. on Monday for Visakhapatnam after Transport Minister Anil Parab flagged it off. About Oxygen Express Mumbai Division has constructed a ramp to facilitate loading/unloading of tankers to/from flat wagons at Kalambo...
Activist Greta Thunberg Joins the Fight Against Covid Vaccine Inequality
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Activist Greta Thunberg Joins the Fight Against Covid Vaccine Inequality

Swedish teenage Climate Activist Great Thunberg joins the fight Against the Covid vaccine inequality.  Greta Thunberg has urged the governments, vaccine developers, and the world to “step up their game” to fight vaccine inequity after the richest countries snatched up most COVID-19 vaccine doses and those in poorer nations have gone lacking. As she highlights that the world health organization has announced the 5.2 million total confirmed cases over the latest week and the largest count yet. Noted by the UN health agency.  The Swedish teen who inspired the Fridays for Future climate change movement chipped in 100,000 euros ($120,000) from her charitable foundation to the WHO Foundation to help purchase COVID-19 vaccines for countries where they are needed especially in poo...
Delhi Lockdown For 6 Days: Arvind Kejriwal
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Delhi Lockdown For 6 Days: Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi lockdown for 6 days from 10 pm tonight to 5 am next Monday has been imposed by CM Arvind Kejriwal, by taking in view the critical surge of covid-19 spread. Essential services remain open. "If we don't impose a lockdown now, we might face a bigger calamity. The government will take full care of you. We took this tough decision taking the situation into consideration," Arvind Kejriwal said. "The six-day lockdown will help us arrange more beds and supplies." CM said that we are running out of oxygen and ICU beds drastically, sharing the condition of private oxygen which had run out of oxygen at 3 am, which could have lead to a crisis. "We are not trying to scare you...I won't say the health system has collapsed but it is really stressed. There are limits to any system," he further...
India Has Now 3rd Covid-19 Vaccine: Russia’s Sputnik V Approved
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India Has Now 3rd Covid-19 Vaccine: Russia’s Sputnik V Approved

As India has come across an unusual covid surge in cases, Russia's sputnik V has become India’s 3rd vaccine, now approved by India’s drug controller. Covid-19 vaccine: the Drugs controller general of India( DCGI) has now approved the emergency use of Russia’s sputnik V corona vaccine. During the unpredictable covid surge, India has got its 3rd corona vaccine to be approved by the drug regulator. However, the two familiar vaccines Covidshield(Manufactured by Serum Institute of India) and Covaxin( Manufactured by Bharat biotech) were declared in January. Related article| Maharashtra lockdown is not decided yet: Uddhav Thackeray  India has become the 60th country to approve the two-dose vaccine, said the Russian direct investment Fund (RDIF) in a statement. "Sputnik V ranks second amo...