Rs 2,000 fine for home quarantine violation in MP
According to the central government's guidelines, people should be home-quarantined in mild and pre-symptomatic COVID-19 cases. An undertaking is also taken in suspected COVID-19 cases that the person would follow the home quarantine norms, it said.
Water and sewer projects worth Rs 20,000 cr resume in 11 states
The ministry prioritised works under Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban ...
Bhopal gas tragedy: SC to hear Centre's plea for additional funds on Feb 11
A five-judge bench headed by Justice Arun Mishra said it would he...
Bhopal gas tragedy: Justice S Ravindra Bhat recuses from hearing Centre's plea for additional fund
The Union Carbide Corporation (UCC), now owned by Dow Chemicals, gave a compensation of USD 470 million after the toxic gas leak from the Union Carbide factory on the intervening night of December 2-3, 1984 killed over 3,000 people and affected 1.02 lakh more.
Bhopal gas tragedy: SC to hear Centre's plea for additional Rs 7,844 crore fund to compensate victims
The bench, comprising Justices Arun Mishra, Indira Banerjee, Vineet Saran, M R Shah and S Ravindra Bhat, will hear the curative petition filed by the Centre for enhanced compensation for the victims.
Why no summons served to Dow Chemical, Court asks MHA in Bhopal Gas Leak case
The Bhopal Group for Information & Action (BGIA), an NGO working for survivors of the gas leak tragedy, had filed an application in this regard. despite six summons issued by the Bhopal district court since 2014, the CBI could not produce authorized representative of Dow Chemical Company in the court, it said.
Madhya Pradesh's Covid-19 cases cross 2,000-mark; death toll reaches 103
While two persons succumbed to the infection in Ujjain, one each died in Khandwa and Hoshangabad. Indore, the worst-affected district, alone accounts for 57 deaths. Since Saturday night, Indore recorded 91 new infection cases, followed by Bhopal at 27, Jabalpur at 16, Ujjain at three, Raisen and Dewas two each and Dewas, Khagone, Ratlam and Mandsaur one each, the officials said.
Max group eyes Rs 550 crore revenue in four years from Antara Senior Living project in Noida
Established in 2013, Antara Senior Living, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Max India, is being led by Tara Singh Vachani, who is the executive chairman.
Covid-19: Madhya Pradesh becomes third state with over 100 deaths
Indore has seen 57 deaths while the fatality count has also alarmingly risen in neighbouring districts like Ujjain which has seen 15 deaths now. Dewas and Khargaon districts have also seen six deaths apiece while nine people, all Bhopal Gas Tragedy survivors, have died in Bhopal due to coronavirus.
Assam minister claims pig deaths in state due to virus which 'came from China'
Assam has sent samples of the affected pigs to the National Institute of High Security Animal Diseases (NIHSAD), Bhopal, for detection of swine flu and a result is awaited.
BHEL unit suffers Rs 150 crore loss due to Coronavirus lockdown
An important overseas project of manufacturing transformers for a 660MW power station in Bangladesh has also been stalled due to the complete shutdown of the factory.
Madhya Pradesh: Digvijaya Singh's food facility shut after COVID-19 scare
The food facility was being run from a building owned by the former MLA, who tested positive for coronavirus, a source in the Congress said.
Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh have over 50% recovery rate
MP has reported a 51% recovery rate among Covid-19 patients while Rajasthan has done better at 54% and UP is the best among the three states with a 56% recovery rate. In all these states, the number of active cases is hence below the number of recovered patients. The national recovery rate stands at about 42%.
Bacteria that can degrade pesticide linked to Bhopal Gas tragedy
The bacteria uses the pesticide as food. The researchers speculate that the genes that allow the bacteria to breaking down carbaryl may have been acquired from other species of bacteria, through a process known as ‘horizontal gene transfer’, which is the transfer of genetic material between different organisms.
Gains from lockdown possibly lost in unlock: Public health care expert
Professor V Ramana Dhara said India has to keep testing aggressively to know the true spread of the disease in the population, and test criteria and methodology have to be standardised all over the country.