15 killed in Arunachal Pradesh's Tawang landslide | WeForNews | Latest News, Blogs 15 killed in Arunachal Pradesh’s Tawang landslide – WeForNews | Latest News, Blogs
Connect with us

Cities

15 killed in Arunachal Pradesh’s Tawang landslide

Published

on

landslide-wefornews

At least 15 people were killed in a landslide in Tawang area of Arunachal Pradesh and 2-3 feared buried, rescue operations underway.

SLIDE-WEFORNEWS

NDRF team leaves for the spot in Tawang where several are feared buried under debris after a landslide.

Wefornews Bureau

Cities

Delhi has 6,670 Covid beds, around 4k vacant: Govt

Published

on

By

corona-ward

New Delhi, June 1 : The Delhi government has arranged for 6,670 Covid beds across the city with only 2,692 occupied as of Monday morning, as per the data provided by the government in its ‘Delhi corona’ mobile app.

The mobile app, to be launched on Tuesday officially, says as of Monday morning, 58 private hospitals were offering Covid beds, however, 52 of these have zero occupancy.

It says a total of 6,670 Covid beds are ready with 2,692 occupied while 3,978 vacant.

At least seven government hospitals — including central and the city — were offering 3,916 beds, of which 1,862 beds were vacant.

“Till 9 a.m. on Monday, total 2,054 beds were occupied in the seven government hospitals,” the data said.

Among the six private hospitals having patients were — Max Hospital offering 225 beds with 197 occupied. Indraprastha Apollo hospital offers 144 beds and 117 are occupied as of Monday morning.

Sir Ganga Ram City and Kolmet Hospitals offer 120 and 42 beds respectively, and of these 106 and 33 beds are occupied.

The other private hospitals offering dedicated facilities are — Maa Durga Charitable Trust (81 of 100 beds occupied) and Batra (61 of 66 beds occupied).

As per the data, Delhi has a total 302 ventilators, with 38 occupied till Monday morning.

On Saturday, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said the government is developing a mobile app to give information on beds and ventilators availability in the city government hospitals and it will be launched on Monday.

However, on Monday, he said it will be launched on Tuesday. Speaking to the media, he said while the health infrastructure in Delhi has been made adequate, family members of coronavirus patients are still confused about where to take them for treatment.

“They are not sure about the beds and ventilators available in the hospitals. For the convenience of the people and to eliminate such issues, we are developing an app that will be launched on Monday,” he said.

–IANS

Continue Reading

Cities

Congress slams Kejriwal for sealing Delhi borders

Former Union Minister Ajay Maken said, “While just blaming outsiders for crumbling Delhi health care facilities and sealing the borders. Would the borders be sealed for 630 admitted at AIIMS Jhajjar (Haryana) out of a total of 2,395 hospitalised Delhi COVID patients, when they come back?”

Published

on

Arvind Kejriwa

New Delhi, June 1 : After Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday announced that the borders of the national capital will be sealed for a week as the coronavirus cases are rising, the Congress slammed the decision and said that blaming outsiders will not cover up the crumbling health care facilities.

The Congress said that this is “Kejriwal Corona Blame Game”.

Former Union Minister Ajay Maken said, “While just blaming outsiders for crumbling Delhi health care facilities and sealing the borders. Would the borders be sealed for 630 admitted at AIIMS Jhajjar (Haryana) out of a total of 2,395 hospitalised Delhi COVID patients, when they come back?”

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has sought suggestions from the people through WhatsApp or email till 5 p.m. on Friday, saying he also needs suggestions and guidance on whether Delhi government hospitals should be reserved for the residents of Delhi.

Addressing the media on Monday, Kejriwal said until now, his government was able to do so much work in Delhi because of the support of the people and their trust, saying the guidance of the people made him implement many important decisions in the city.

For the time being, he said, the Delhi government is sealing the borders for one week.

–IANS

Continue Reading

Cities

Maoists torch 4 vehicles in Jharkhand

Police reached the area six hours after the incident. The denial of levy is said to be the reason for the arson.

Published

on

By

Naxal Encounter

Ranchi, June 1 : Maoist guerrillas set on fire four vehicles used in road construction work in Jharkhand”s Gumla district on Monday, police said.

According to police, the guerrillas, numbering 10 to 12 and carrying weapons, raided a camp office of the road construction company situated in Maoist-infested Lawkhamaan toli of Gumla district early on Monday. They poured petrol on the four vehicles parked there and set them on fire.

A private company is involved in six kilometre road construction work in the area.

Police reached the area six hours after the incident. The denial of levy is said to be the reason for the arson.

Maoists on regular basis target road and bridge construction firms in the state and torch vehicles involved in the work. Around 50 to 60 vehicles are torched every year in the state.

Continue Reading
Advertisement

Most Popular