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Govt to track all serious respiratory illnesses in children as China sees surge

The samples will be sent to advanced regional laboratories to test for the microbe causing the illness

Union health secretary, Sudhansh Pant, asked states to ensure that the trends of ILI and SARI should be closely monitored by the district and state surveillance units of Integrated Disease Surveillance Project (AP)
Updated on Nov 28, 2023 08:20 AM IST
By, New Delhi

Yeida directs to install more CCTVs on Yamuna e-way for enhanced surveillance

The Yamuna Expressway Industrial Development Authority (Yeida) has directed the installation of 120 CCTV cameras along the 165km-long expressway by March 2024 to improve safety for commuters. This decision comes after a failure to identify a vehicle involved in a fatal accident in October.

At present, there are only 64 CCTV cameras on the 165km-long expressway which connects Greater Noida and Agra. (FILE)
Updated on Nov 06, 2023 05:04 AM IST

In Chandigarh, failed food samples see 13% surge in a year

Compared to 7.2% during 2022-23, this year, over 20% of the total samples have failed quality test, as per the Chandigarh health department

Chandigarh food safety department had drawn 388 legal samples in 2022-23, of which 28 had failed. Similarly, from January 1 till September 30, 2023, the department tested 174 legal samples and found 36 adulterated. (HT File)
Updated on Nov 04, 2023 08:46 AM IST
By, Chandigarh

Woman made to live with cyber criminals watching her on webcam 24x7 for 17 days

It all started on October 12 when the woman received a call from a person, allegedly posing as a customs official in Uttar Pradesh’s Lucknow

A case under sections 419 and 420 of the Indian Penal Code and sections of the Information Technology Act was registered at the cyber crime police station on Tuesday. (Representational image)
Updated on Nov 04, 2023 05:34 AM IST
By, Gurugram

How Indian aircraft and helicopters helped Maldives in disaster & medical relief

President elect Mohamed Muizzu should reconsider his political decision on Indian troop removal as disaster and medical relief in Maldives will be hit.

The Indian aircraft (ALHs and Dornier) have been at the forefront of capacity building efforts in the Maldives, contributing significantly to maritime security, surveillance, and operational efficiency
Updated on Oct 31, 2023 12:38 PM IST
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