Fire-ravaged ship sinks, prompting Sri Lankan pollution fear

The fire broke out on the vessel on May 20 when it was anchored about 9.5 nautical miles (18 kilometers) northwest of Colombo and waiting to enter the port.

published on : 17th June 2021

FIR against Suvendu Adhikari, brother Soumendu for stealing relief materials for cyclone victims

Ratnadeep Manna, a member of the civic body’s board of administrators, alleged the loot was committed with the help of central force personnel who were assigned for Suvendu’s security.

published on : 6th June 2021

Data recovered from fire-stricken ship sinking off Sri Lanka

There were no signs of oil or chemical spills have detected so far, Sri Lanka Ports Authority said in a statement on Saturday.

published on : 6th June 2021

Burnt-out container ship with chemicals sinking off Sri Lanka port

Water submerged the MV X-Press Pearl's rear end a day after firefighters from Sri Lanka and India climbed onto the vessel and extinguished a blaze that had been burning for 12 days.

published on : 2nd June 2021

Ernakulam administration plans to reduce containment zones

The district administration plans to reduce the containment zones to micro-containment zones to reinforce measures to restrain the spread of Covid-19.

published on : 2nd June 2021

35 panchayats, 1 municipality, parts of Kochi made containment zones

Pre-monsoon activities, emergency services won’t be disrupted in new containment zones

published on : 30th May 2021

In the face of uncertainty, Indians are saving every penny for a rainy day

Interest rates are literally nailed to the floorboards, so the big money flowing into banks, experts caution, could be a sign of rising household stress. 

published on : 26th May 2021

Kochi police deploy PPE-clad patrol teams in containment zones

The City police have decided to ensure Covid safety protocol for personnel deployed to containment zones and other suspected superspread areas here.

published on : 23rd May 2021

More containment zones in Koraput as Covid cases climb

Besides, Mission  Shakti members have been asked to provide essential items to residents in the restricted zones.

published on : 18th May 2021

13 places declared containment zone in Malkangiri

To arrest further spread of coronavirus infection, the district administration has declared 13 areas as containment zones since Wednesday night. 

published on : 14th May 2021

'Strict measures' can help avoid third Covid wave, says govt's principal scientific advisor

VijayRaghavan said the third wave depends on how effectively the guidance is implemented at the local level, in the states, in districts, and in the cities across the country.

published on : 7th May 2021

74 of 82 panchayats in Ernakulam declared containment zones 

Munambam harbour to be closed down; plan to increase Covid bed capacity in hospitals, steps taken to set aside 50% beds in private hosps for Covid patients

published on : 6th May 2021

INS Shardul of Southern Naval Command sets sail to bring Oxygen from Kuwait

INS Shardul had earlier played a key role in Operation Samudra Sethu and had participated in the repatriation of Indian citizens stranded in foreign countries in 2020.

published on : 4th May 2021

COVID-19: Walmart to donate 20 oxygen-generating plants, cryogenic containers to India

The decision by Walmart came as India continues to witness a steep increase in the number of COVID-19 cases and deaths, crippling its health facilities, especially the supply of oxygen.

published on : 1st May 2021

COVID-19: Indian Air Force airlifts 9 cryogenic oxygen containers from Dubai, Singapore

IAF's C-17 aircraft on Tuesday also airlifted two cryogenic oxygen containers from Indore to Jamnagar, two from Jodhpur and Udaipur to Jamnagar and two from Hindon to Ranchi, it said.

published on : 28th April 2021
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