“Between November 28 and December 1, 23 people arrived from South Africa,” said a senior BBMP health official. “Eighteen have been followed and tested and tested negative, while five are still missing.”

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Cyclone Jawad is expected to weaken and move north over the next 12 hours

“It is likely to gradually weaken and move almost north over the next 12 hours, then north-northeast along the Odisha coast reaching near Puri around December 5 at noon. as a deep depression. Subsequently, it is likely to weaken further and continue to move north-northeast along the Odisha coast towards the west coast of Bengal, “he said. IMD said in a statement.

Dehradun: PM will lay foundation stone for several projects today

“The visit will particularly focus on road infrastructure improvement projects, which will make travel smoother and safer, and also increase tourism in the region. This is in line with the Prime Minister’s vision to strengthen connectivity in areas that were once considered distant, ”the Prime Minister’s office said.

Uttar Pradesh: 13 international arrivals out of 297 falsified information

“13 of the 297 foreign returnees gave the administration wrong cell phone numbers and addresses. The details they gave us were given to the LIU (Local Intelligence Unit) to find out where they are, “said Meerut CMO Dr Akhilesh Mohan.

NBA steps up pressure on players and staff to get COVID recall

According to a report released Friday night by The Athletic, all NBA players who have not received the recall by December 17 will have to undergo game-day COVID testing to determine their eligibility before showing up on the field. . Additionally, all team personnel have until December 17 to get the recall, otherwise they can no longer interact with players, travel with the team, or continue to be classified as Level 1 employees (who face unless there are global COVID restrictions).

The killings of non-militant civilians fuel militancy and reverse all gains. The military do a great job here in close cooperation with the locals, but they should avoid collateral damage during counterterrorism operations.

– Ghulam Nabi Azad, former Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir

Five people who arrived in Bengaluru from South Africa are “missing”

“Between November 28 and December 1, 23 people arrived from South Africa,” said a senior BBMP health official. “Eighteen have been followed and tested and tested negative, while five are still missing.”

China’s Didi quits US stock exchange amid tech crackdown

Didi has offered no explanation, but Chinese officials are increasingly concerned about who controls the information collected about his audience by e-commerce, ridesharing and other tech companies. Beijing sees it as a valuable asset and a security risk. Regulators said in July they would step up scrutiny of tech companies whose shares are traded overseas, as well as the security of their information and cross-border data flows.

We have just increased the number of our intensive care registrars and also created additional pediatric intensive care beds, as this is the population that is still not covered by the vaccination. Along with this we have the possibility of increasing the additional beds

– Samir Singh, Regional Chief of Medical Services, Manipal Hospitals

UNHCR calls for humanitarian aid for 3.5 million Afghans

UNHCR spokesperson Babar Baloch said on Friday that about 23 million people, or 55% of the population, face extreme levels of hunger – nearly nine million of whom are at risk of starvation. UNHCR assisted some 700,000 displaced people across the country in 2021, the majority since mid-August. Each week, the agency helps nearly 60,000 people, according to the press release.

Australia: Omicron variant spreads, plans to reopen under test

Federal officials are sticking to a plan to reopen the economy in hopes the new variant will prove milder than previous strains, but some state and territory governments have decided to tighten their controls on national borders. Australia reported its first community transmission of Omicron to a school in Sydney on Friday. Authorities are investigating the source. More cases of Omicron were expected over the weekend when more test results arrive, said Kerry Chant, head of health for New South Wales, of which Sydney is the capital. Queensland officials said the state suspected its first Omicron case in a person who had traveled from South Africa and genome sequencing was underway.

Strengthening surveillance to detect the importation of any new variant and transmission of the existing virus and its variants; the implementation of calibrated public health and social measures and the extension of immunization coverage should continue to be our priority

– Poonam Khetrapal Singh, WHO Regional Director for South-East Asia

Six more U.S. states discover Omicron cases, Delta remains top threat

New Jersey, Maryland, Missouri, Nebraska, Pennsylvania and Utah each reported their first cases of the Omicron variant on Friday. Missouri was awaiting confirmation from the CDC of a case involving a St. Louis resident who had recently traveled to the United States. Scientists are still studying the impact of the highly contagious variant Omicron, which was first detected in South Africa. Early evidence suggests that it can cause milder disease than its predecessors, including Delta.

Indian-American among the three shortlisted for the Ciprian Foias Prize

Prominent Indo-American mathematician Nikhil Srivastava, who teaches at the University of California, Berkeley, was jointly shortlisted for the first Ciprian Foias Prize in Operator Theory by the American Mathematical Society (AMS). Along with Srivastava, the other two winners are Adam Marcus and Daniel Spielman. Adam Marcus holds the Chair of Combinatorial Analysis at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (EPFL) in Switzerland. Spielman is a Sterling Professor of Computer Science, Professor of Statistics and Data Science, and Professor of Mathematics.

65 inmates, Sikkim prison staff among 76 new COVID patients

Sikkim reported a sudden increase in COVID-19 cases on Friday as 76 other people, including 65 inmates and staff at Namchi Central Prison, tested positive for the infection, bringing the number of cases to l Himalayan state at 32,343, according to a health bulletin.

Russia records record virus-related deaths in October

A Rosstat report released on Friday brought the total number of virus-related deaths between April 2020 and October 2021 to more than 537,000 – nearly double the widely cited toll reported by the Russian state’s coronavirus task force at this day. Rosstat uses broader criteria in its counting system than the working group.

UGC-NET review postponed in Odisha, Andhra due to cyclone

The NTA, in its notification, said: “Due to the red alert issued in the states of Odisha and Andhra Pradesh for Cyclone Jawad on December 4, 2021, the UGC-NET review of December 2020 and June 2021 will take place on December 5, 2021, has been rescheduled. “However, the scheduled review would not be affected for other states.

France announces new travel restrictions

Along with France’s green-orange-red classification system for countries based on their coronavirus epidemiological situation, the government has also introduced a new scarlet-marked list that includes ten southern African countries, the government reported. Xinhua News Agency.

Three Indians detained in the Virgin Islands for illegally entering the United States

Krishnaben Patel (25), Nikunjkumar Patel (27) and Ashokkumar Patel (39) were arrested at St Croix airport on the American Virgin Island as they were about to board a flight to Fort Lauderdale, Florida on November 24.