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Covid-19 caused 115,736 new cases: the highest number ever reported
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Covid-19 caused 115,736 new cases: the highest number ever reported

On Tuesday, India recorded 115,736 new cases of the novel coronavirus, the highest number so far. Maharashtra reported 55,469 cases, while Chhattisgarh reported 9,921 cases, a new record. More than 5,000 cases were registered in Karnataka, Uttar Pradesh, and Delhi, respectively. The total number of cases in India is now 1,28,01,785, with 8,43,473 active cases and 1,17,92,135 people who have recovered from the virus. On Tuesday, at least 630 people died, bringing the total death toll in the world to 1,66,177. Maharashtra accounted for nearly half of the deaths (297) on Tuesday. Other states with high death tolls included Punjab, Chhattisgarh, Uttar Pradesh, and Karnataka. On Tuesday, India set a new record for the most vaccinations issued in a single day: 43,00,966. So far, 8,70,77,474 ...
PM Narendra Modi will meet CMs on April 8 to discuss the covid surge 
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PM Narendra Modi will meet CMs on April 8 to discuss the covid surge 

PM Narendra Modi will meet the CMs of all states on Thursday, April 8, to discuss the constant increase in a surge of covid-19 countrywide. India is observing the covid cases are increasing rapidly.  As of Monday, India reported one lakh new cases and became the second country after the US to report six times new cases in a day.   Hence, keeping the view of the drastic rise in covid infection, the prime minister will meet CMs of all states to discuss the current covid-19 situation and vaccination progress, as per the PTI sources quoted. Although, the last meeting of PM with CMs was on March 17. When he conveyed his concern over the rise of covid infection in every state of the country and called for a “quick and decisive” step to analyze the “second peak”.  Also read| Russia register...
45 Years Old Will Be Eligible to Receive Covid Vaccination From 1st April 
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45 Years Old Will Be Eligible to Receive Covid Vaccination From 1st April 

  Now, 45 years old candidates will be eligible to receive Covid vaccination from the first week of April. It will be a high step in the treatment of covid-19 infection. Though, it would be great if the young candidate could also take the advantage of vaccination. However, the elevation in covid-19 cases is concerned.  There are 60% of cases of infection coming from Maharashtra. On Tuesday, March 23, 8% more cases were observed than on Monday. 100% infected cases were observed in 25 districts, while 200% in 17 districts and 500% in 3 districts in only 17 days. As an action to control the hazardous spread of infection, there have been allowed night curfews in some districts including, Palwel, Nasa, Nasik. While there has been announced lockdown in Nagpur till 31st march.  In Mumba...
International Happiness Day 2021: History, Theme and Importance 
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International Happiness Day 2021: History, Theme and Importance 

The theme of international happiness day 2021 is “Happiness for all, forever” which signifies happiness for all people in the world.  International happiness day is celebrated on 20th March of every year, to highlight the importance of happiness in the regular lives of people. The theme of this year's international happiness day of this year is “happiness for all, forever” which signifies happiness for all people in the world.  Importance of the day  The happiness day is perceived as the most important element in everybody’s life, as the happiness will lead to good economic growth in the countries along with sustainable development. Happiness is related to the well-being of everybody. Happiness plays an important role while settling the public policy objectives, as it will take ca...
After Maharashtra, Punjab met night curfew amid elevation of covid-19 
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After Maharashtra, Punjab met night curfew amid elevation of covid-19 

Punjab came up with a high number of covid-19 cases after Maharashtra and Kerala. This condition has forced the Punjab government to take immediate action.  As an action, the Punjab government-imposed night curfews in four districts on Friday and closed all schools amid the covid-19 outbreak in the state, according to the officials. As per the reports, the night curfew is imposed from 11 pm to 5 pm in eight districts- Ludhiana, Patiala, Maholi, Fatehgarh sahib, Jalandhar, Nawanshahr, Kapurthala, Hoshiarpur.  The department of school education has declared “preparatory leaves” for all classes in government and private schools, state education minister vijay Inder Singla said.  However, the teachers will continue to remain present in the schools. The students who want to take any g...
National Safety Day 2021: India: Safety 
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National Safety Day 2021: India: Safety 

“At the end of the day, the goals are simple: safety and security”.- Jodi Rell, former governor of Connecticut.     Today is India's 50th National Safety Day. On every 4th march, India celebrates this day, to raise awareness and safety guidelines, specifically road safety and workplace safety.  India's National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB)shows that a gross total of 4,21,104 human deaths occurred in 2019 as a result of fatal accidents. Traffic accidents remained higher in number around 4,67,171.  The government of India has set up a National Safety Council (NSC), to control road accidents, which often results from defying the traffic rules.  On the very special day of National Safety Day, we explore some history and themes related to the day.  History  The National ...
Kapil Dev receives the first dose of Covid-19 Vaccine in Delhi
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Kapil Dev receives the first dose of Covid-19 Vaccine in Delhi

Indian cricket legend Kapil Dev on Wednesday receives the first dose of the Covid-19 vaccine at a renowned city hospital. The 62-year old World Cup Winning Captain in 1983 took the vaccine at the Fortis Hospital Heart Institute under the supervision of his cardiologist Dr. Atul Mathur, Director of Cardiology. https://twitter.com/ANI/status/1367060164977643521?s=20 Kapil Dev became the second former India cricketer to receive the vaccine after India head coach Ravi Shastri, who got vaccinated on Tuesday at Ahmedabad. Also, read | BCCI Official: IPL Governing Council Takes The Final Call On Venues Ravi Shastri tweeted and thanx the medical team. https://twitter.com/RaviShastriOfc/status/1366607709110489089?s=20 Both cricket legends received the vaccine after India's ...
Alleviating the risks and making the most of AI: Roadmap for the healthcare industry in India- sources 
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Alleviating the risks and making the most of AI: Roadmap for the healthcare industry in India- sources 

Artificial intelligence even though in its developing years is continuously expanding its realm. While progress is taking place in autonomous vehicle technology, a new age of AI-supported autonomous weapon systems (AWS), primarily drones, will likely be a noteworthy part of future war. However, what continues to be a subject of debate are the correlating risks of such drones and potential catastrophic strategy outcomes.      In such circumstances how is one expected to blame a machine?  Before anyone reacts, we need to remember that under the Geneva convention, the senior-most person in charge is chargeable for crimes if they knowingly or unknowingly allowed the crime to occur, even though the decision in this hypothetical situation was made by AI. Health care applies...
PM Modi has Taken The First Shot Of Covid- 19 Vaccine
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PM Modi has Taken The First Shot Of Covid- 19 Vaccine

  According to a statement from PMO, PM Modi has taken the first shot of the covid-19 vaccine at AIIMS hospital in New Delhi. He urged every eligible person to take the covid-19 vaccine to get rid of the new strain of coronavirus in the country. India is willing to expand the vaccination drive.  Therefore, Prime minister Narendra Modi tweeted a photo of himself after receiving a dose of (COVAXIN) homegrown Coronavirus vaccine. The vaccine was developed by Bharat biotech and the Indian council of medical research( ICMR). https://twitter.com/narendramodi/status/1366200664402006016?s=20   "Remarkable how our doctors and scientists have worked in quick time to strengthen the global fight against COVID-19," PM Modi tweeted above all.   however, He appeals to people o...
PM received the Covaxin shot at AIIMS and fits the eligibility criteria for the second phase of the vaccination drive 
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PM received the Covaxin shot at AIIMS and fits the eligibility criteria for the second phase of the vaccination drive 

PM Narendra Modi fits the eligibility criteria for the second phase of vaccination at age of 70.  Prime minister Narendra Modi, received the Bharat Biotech vaccine shot at AIIMS, Delhi as the stage 2 drive of vaccination.  He turned to Twitter to announce the covid shot along with a photo. Commending the researchers, PM Modi said that “it is amazing how quickly they have managed to get the corona vaccine.” He inspired the citizens to participate in the mass immunization drive.  Candidates who are eligible must get their second covid shot, he added on Twitter.  PM reached the hospital early morning, according to the report of Indian express.  He took the vaccine by sister Nivedita, from Puducherry. While the other nurses belong to Kerala, as per the IE report. Interestingly he w...