Coronavirus Infects Spreads To Uttarakhand

The total number of coronavirus cases in India rose to 110 that includes 17 foreigners – 16 Italian tourists and a Canadian. Uttarakhand reported its first case of COVID-19 on Sunday. The number of people died due to coronavirus is two – one each from Delhi and Karnataka.

Coronavirus spread in the country

With 32 positive cases, Maharashtra has the highest number of COVID-19cases in the country. Kerala has recorded 22 cases and it includes three patients that were discharged last month. Uttar Pradesh has 12 coronavirus patients and Delhi has 7. Ladakh has 3 patients of coronavirus and Jammu and Kashmir and Telangana have two each. Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh and Punjab have reported one case each.

Steps taken to contain the virus

According to health ministry data, 12,76,046 passengers have been screened at 30 designated airports. The government has traced the 4,000 people that came into contact with 93 COVID-19 patients. Also, there are 42,000 people under community surveillance.

The data further says that are sufficient personal protective equipment (PPEs). Also, that over 80,50,000 N95 masks and PPEs have been procured for health workers.

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COVID-19 Test Only For Selected Persons

A suspected case of coronavirus was turned back by RML hospital because he had no history of foreign travel and nor was in contact with a coronavirus patient. The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has directed the hospitals to test those selected cases.

ICMR guidelines for coronavirus testing

The government body said that all the people with viral symptoms need not to be tested for COVID-19 because there had been on “community transmission” in India. “Community transmission” is a case where the source of a disease remains obscure.

Special Secretary in the Union Health Ministry, Sanjeev Kumar, said that the country is utilizing only 10% of its total capacity to test COVID-19. He further said that the coronavirus test is free and that the country has a much higher capacity but it was utilizing only 10% of it. Also, 80 lakh masks and safety equipment had been bought for health workers.

Experts criticized the approach

Ramanan Lakshminarayan, founder and director of the Center for Disease Dynamics, Economics & Policy (CDDEP) criticized the approach saying that the people would spread the disease, if they didn’t know that they were infected. He said that the country was capable in both … Read the rest


Suspense Over Kamal Nath Government Deepens

There is doubt whether the Madhya Pradesh assembly will hold “motion of confidence” as per the directions of Governor Lalji Tandon. The cabinet on Sunday contended that the Governor can’t direct the state assembly because he doesn’t have the power. Also, the cabinet asked the Chief Minister Kamal Nath to take call on the issue.

In case, the government delays the issue, the opposition can introduce the “no confidence” motion against the government that has come into minority after 22 JyotiradityaScindia loyalists left the 15-month old government. Mr. Scindia was sidelined in the party since the assembly polls.

Highlights of the story

• CM Kamal Nath said that the Governor told him that the proceedings of the state assembly should be carried out smoothly. CM told the Governor that he would talk to the speaker regarding this on Monday.

• The Congress had asserted that it was the prerogative of the Speaker to decide about the proceedings of the house. But BJP said that the Speaker was bound by the decision of the Governor.

• After a cabinet meeting, CM Kamal Nath claimed that he had the numbers to win the trust vote.

Jyotiraditya Scindia, former Chief Minister … Read the rest

Taylor Swift 2018 Reputation Stadium Tour

Taylor Swift Donned These Outfits During Her Performance Tour

Taylor Swift can make the world sing and dance on her performance. Also, she can dazzle the audiences with her iconic looks. The Blank Space singer has received multiple awards in multiple tours in the latest Reputation Stadium Tour, she was more popular due to her outfits.

Taylor and Camila in Miami

Dressed in a violet-pink leotard, she gave a stunning performance with singers Camila Cabello and Charli XCX but it was her outfit that remained the center of attraction for the audiences in Miami.

Black Space singer chose a rainbow

In Manchester, Taylor Swift donned a rainbow sequined leotard and put on black boots to complete the dress. Her dress made the audiences crazy more than her performance with Camila and XCX. The audiences were talking more about her rainbow dress.

Singing in the rain

Since it was raining all the time, most of the Reputation Tour was washed in rain but Taylor Swift turned the moment into an opportunity to reveal her true colors. She put on a blue leotard and a shimmery jacket to complete the Rockstar look. The audience appreciated her performance in rain.

Singing with Selena

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US Summoned Chinese Ambassador Over His Tween On US Army’s Role In Coronavirus

Taking serious note of a senior Chinese official tweeting that the US military started the COVID-19 pandemic, the US on Friday summoned China’s ambassador, Cui Tiankai. Also, the top US diplomat for Asia, David Stilwell, made a stern presentation to Cui.

US sent summon to China

The China was trying to deflect criticism its role in starting a global pandemic and not telling the world, said a State Department official. He further said that spreading conspiracy theories was dangerous and that they won’t tolerate that for the good of Chinese people and the world.

Tweet of Chinese official

Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian tweeted that patient zero in the global pandemic might have come from the United States – not the Chinese metropolis Wuhan that was the epicenter of the pandemic.

Tweeting in both Mandarin and English, he said that it might be the US army that brought the epidemic to Wuhan. He further asked US to make its data public to be transparent. But Zhao has a history of making provocative statements on social media.

Cui’s response to US

Ambassador Cui Tiankai is known for his diplomatic approach that is in stark contrast with Zhao. The ambassador said … Read the rest


Bill Gates Quits From Microsoft To Focus On Philanthropy

Microsoft announced that its co-founder Bill Gates has left its board of directors. The 64-year-old Gates has already stopped his activities in day-to-day operations of the company for more than a decade. But on Friday, he officially resigned from Microsoft to devote more time to philanthropy.

Bill Gates doing philanthropy

Gates and his wife, Melinda has launched a foundation. And he wants to devote more time to the philanthropy work. He was in the board of directors of Microsoft until early in 2014 but now he has completely discharged himself of his duties.

In 2000, Gates relinquished the post of CEO in the favor of Steve Balmer to find more time for his charitable foundation. In 2014, when Satya Nadella became third CEO of Microsoft, Gates resigned from the post of chairman.

Life of Bill Gates

Grew up in Seattle with two sisters, William H. Gates was regularly listed among the world’s richest people.His father William was an attorney and his mother Mary was a schoolteacher. Also, she was a chairwoman of United Way International.

Gates founded Microsoft with Paul Allen, who was also his childhood friend, in 1975 but he began programming at the age of 13. One … Read the rest