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Hospital body says restricted testing giving false sense of security in Gujarat

The Gujarat government's move to reduce testing as the number of Corona-positive cases are rising alarmingly in the state has come under fire from both the Gujarat High Court and the Ahmedabad Hospital and Nursing Homes Association (AHNHA).

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    The railways would serve free food and water to passengers as the train would not stop on the way but for changing staff at designated inter-zonal points, RPF DG Arun told.

    While looking into employment and skilling issues, the GoM’s top agenda will be migrant labour concerns. The panel of ministers chaired by social justice minister Thawar Chand Gehlot held its first meeting on Friday.

    Any violence against health workers will now be a non-bailable and cognizable offence punishable up to seven years in prison and fine of up to Rs 5 lakh.

    The central government has made it compulsory for all its employees to download the app and urged private entitles to also ask their employees to use it. Congress chief spokesperson Randeep Surjewala said various experts have raised multiple issues of privacy regarding Aarogya Setu app. Rahul also said that the fear must not be used to track citizens without their consent.

    The first wave of demand is coming from corporates, factories, hospitals, construction sites and vacant properties. In factories and offices, demand for trained guards at entry-exit points and other spaces has doubled due to mandatory Covid-related checks. The security industry has always been understaffed due to unequal and low wages.

    Any strong rally in equity markets, higher market share, better environment for financial product sales, and any marked reduction in costs remain key risks.

    The draft bill on establishing and improving the legal system and enforcement mechanisms for the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) to safeguard national security was submitted to the National People's Congress (NPC) during its week-long session here and is expected to be passed on May 28.

    PM Modi has wisely calibrated and sequenced policies to serve urgent human security purposes without compromising economic security beyond a temporary period, while limiting its adverse impact.

    Precautionary measures such as fever screening, keeping adjacent seats in theatres vacant being considered. Currently, retailers selling discretionary products from apparel to lifestyle merchandise are not allowed to open stores.

    The two sides at the meet are expected to conclude agreements to develop reliable supply chains in key strategic sectors, including medical goods, technology and critical minerals, besides a mutual logistics support pact for the two navies, ET has learnt. A new education partnership is also on the agenda to help overcome Australian universities’ dependence on Chinese students.

    Amid reports of migrant workers escaping from quarantine shelters in Odisha, Union minister Pratap Sarangi has sought round-the-clock security at the COVID-19 quarantine centres to prevent inmates from fleeing and infecting others.

    Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said her government will “fully cooperate” with the Chinese parliament to complete the legislation, which she said will not affect rights, freedoms nor judicial independence. “It is starting to look like a USChina summer of discontent in the making,” said Stephen Innes, chief global market strategist at AxiCorp.

    The migrant commission announced by the Uttar Pradesh government will map skills of workers who have returned to the state, providing data to employment exchanges while also providing workers social security measures like insurance.

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