Friday, January 27, 2023

Covid-19 pandemic

Meghalaya government urges citizens to wear mask

The Meghalaya government has appealed to citizens to start wearing masks as a precautionary step to prevent outbreak of Covid-19 pandemic in the state.This came after the Centre had raised an alert by directing all states and UTs to...

Pharmacists asked to render quality service

While highlighting the crucial role played by pharmacists in delivering quality health services, Nagaland Pharmacist Association (NPA) annual general conference also called for pharmacists to prioritise quality service and to focus on community pharmacists.The NPA annual general conference cum...

Aggrieved nurses begin sit-in protest in Kohima

Over 125 nurses appointed during Covid-19 pandemic began a sit-in protest outside Nagaland Civil Secretariat here on Wednesday.The nurses under the banner of Department Recruited Aggrieved Nurses 2021 (DRAN 2021) were seen holding banners and placards some of which...

Contractual doctors on ‘no pay, no work’ strike

Contractual doctors, who were appointed during Covid-19 Pandemic, have announced indefinite ceasing of work starting October 25, 2022.The contractual doctors, however, said that ICU doctors, mainly at NHAK, would perform duty till this week on humanitarian grounds.The contractual doctors...

AIS officers in NE want Centre to rescind order for withdrawing special benefits

A day after the Union government has withdrawn special benefits including additional monetary allowance given to All India Services (AIS) officers posted in the North Eastern states, the All North East IAS and other Associations are preparing to send...

Pained at any adverse comment against India: Dhankhar

Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar on Tuesday said he was pained by any adverse comment against India that is totally disconnected from the ground reality and is picked up by the media in high decibel.Addressing the All India Management Association’s...

Not unhappy with NCP: Ajit after ‘no show’ towards end of party’s convention

Senior Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Ajit Pawar on Monday said neither he was unhappy with his party nor it has neglected him.He also said the media blew out of proportion his walking off the stage during the NCP’s...

Centre spent Rs 5 Lakh cr on MGNREGA scheme in 8 yrs: FM

The Centre has spent Rs 5 lakh crore on MGNREGA scheme during the past eight years, out of which 20 per cent was spent during the COVID-19 pandemic, Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has said.Speaking to reporters in Kamareddy...

Urgent need to refill gaps in Indian healthcare post-Covid: Report

 The over two years of Covid-19 pandemic laid bare the already failing health systems of India and people continue to suffer. With the country now facing recurring infections post-Covid, there is an urgent need to refill gaps in the...

Agartala-Kolkata bus servicevia Dhaka resumes after two years

The Agartala-Kolkata bus service via Dhaka resumed on Friday after a hiatus of over two years due to the COVID-19 pandemic, a Tripura minister said.State Transport Minister Pranajit Singha Roy flagged off the international bus service at the integrated...