Top officials of the department including District Forest Officer T K Ashok Kumar have been camped at the location to conduct a preliminary investigation of the incident.
Two women-only special teams, Shakti Chennama (Team A) and Shakti Abbakka (Team B) were formed with the objective of boosting the security of women passengers and children on the train by end of 2019.
The scientific community is worried as they fear that this new strain could fuel outbreaks in several countries and cripple health systems once again.
Within a few days of the discovery of the new variant, it has already impacted on a jittery world that is sensitive to bad COVID-19 news, with deaths around the globe standing at well over 5 million.
The Israeli Health Ministry said it detected the new strain in a traveler who had returned from Malawi and was investigating two other suspected cases. All three had been vaccinated.
All international flyers travelling from and transitioning through high-risk countries should be subjected to rigorous screening and testing, a circular said.
The fire started in the A1 coach around 3.30 pm and spread to the A2 coach as the train was near Hetampur station.
Widespread rainfall will be witnessed over Tamil Nadu, Puducherry, Coastal Andhra Pradesh, and Lakshadweep during the next 4-5 days, says IMD.
Officials said they are imparting skills to inmates that will help them start life afresh and sustain themselves upon release
At 12.25 pm, the Sensex was down 1,350 points or over 2% to 57,450. The Nifty, too, plunged over 2% during today’s trading session at 17,130 level.
While appealing to the people to stay indoors, the SP urged those living in old houses to vacate and shift to safer places.
A complaint was filed by a woman at the Kukatpally police station alleging that the trainee officer, Mrugender Lal raped her on different occasions since 2019 by blackmailing her.
Thoothukudi received a whopping 25 cm of rain within just nine hours on Thursday, forcing weather officials to issue a red alert to the district.
There are 132 prisoners who completed 10 years imprisonment and probation officers are checking their eligibility for premature release. The final list would be sent to the government by November 30.
The terminal was to be launched in June 2019 but numerous issues delayed it. A flaw in the engineering design plan forced a complete reworking of the project, COVID induced labour shortage etc.