Daily buzz @ 24 May, 2020 For Bengal’ initiative to raise funds for cyclone- ravaged state


61st day of lockdown

India @ 138,536, and death toll touched 4,024


Coronavirus patients not infectious after 11 days, say experts:

Covid-19 patients are no longer infectious after 11 days of getting sick even though some may still test positive, according to a new study by infectious disease experts in Singapore.

A positive test “does not equate to infectiousness or viable virus,” a joint research paper by Singapore’s National Centre for Infectious Diseases and the Academy of Medicine, Singapore said. The virus “could not be isolated or cultured after day 11 of illness.”The paper was based on a study of 73 patents in the city-state.

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‘India For Bengal’ initiative to raise funds for cyclone- ravaged state:

The Times Network has launched India For Bengal, a special initiative to create awareness and raise funds for the relief efforts for the state ravaged by the catastrophic cyclone Amphan, it said here on Sunday.

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Travelling by flight, train or bus? Follow these health ministry guidelines:

As flight services resume from tomorrow in a gradual manner, the health ministry today issued guidelines for passengers travelling by flights, trains or inter-state buses. Under the rules, asymptomatic passengers have been permitted to travel after being asked to self-monitor for 14 days. The guidelines come after the Indian Railways last week issued a list of 100 pairs of trains that it will operate from June 1, putting in operation popular trains such as Durontos, SamparkKrantis, Jan Shatabdis and Poorva Express. Also, after a two-month hiatus, Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri has announced resumption of domestic flights from tomorrow.

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Reliance Launches JioMart Online Grocery Service, Challenging Amazon, Flipkart:

Reliance launched a small pilot of JioMart deliveries in select areas of the Indian financial capital Mumbai late last month, days after announcing that Facebook Inc would spend $5.7 billion for 9.99 percent stake in the company’s digital unit, Jio Platforms.JioMart will deliver groceries in more than 200 towns across the country, Damodar Mall, chief executive of grocery retail at the Indian conglomerate, said on Twitter late on Saturday.

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“Flights can take off and land from Mumbai tomorrow… There will be 25 flights,” state minister Nawab Malik:

Maharashtra, which has been unwilling to reopen its airports for passenger flights, made a U-turn today, deciding to allow 25 flights to and from Mumbai tomorrow.The Chief Minister’s Office had also tweeted, saying only emergency flights will operate for now. The Chief Minister also said he wants the Mumbai airport to fine tune its operations and come up with a plan.

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Covid-19: Have you washed your cyberhands?

“In particular, known malware which had been relatively dormant were re-detected since the outbreak began, taking new forms or using Covid-19 to boost their social engineering tactics. Although these cyberthreats are constantly evolving, some of the latest threats identified include those targeting the vulnerability of working from home,” says an Interpol communiqué.

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Production of Bathukammasarees in full swing in Sircilla:

The weavers of Sircilla resumed work as the looms gained full steam weaving Bathukammasarees to meet the deadline. Nearly one croreBathukammasarees with 225 designs will be readied by October, in time for distribution before the Bathukamma festivities begin.

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TirumalaTirupati Devasthanams to auction 50 immovable properties:

TirumalaTirupatiDevasthanams (TTD) has decided to auction 50 immovable petty properties located at different places in Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh and Rishikesh in Uttarakhand, a top functionary of TTD said on Sunday.The immovable properties which are set to be auctioned include tiny houses and house plots measuring between 1 cent and 5 cents and farming lands between 10 cents and below one acre, said YV Subba Reddy, Chairman of TTD Board, which governs the famous hill shrine of Lord Venkateswara at Tirumala.

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