NMC declares all 10 zones in Nagpur as red zone
With COVID-19 cases crossing the 600 mark in the city, all the 10 zones in Nagpur have now been declared as red zone. The 10 zones include ? Dharampeth, Laxminagar, Hanuman Nagar, Dhantoli, Nehru Nagar, Gandhibagh, Satranjipura, Lakadganj, Ashinagar and Mangalwari. Check out the area wise active cases in the above 10 zones detailed by NMC on Thursday:
Also read: NMC makes wearing masks compulsory in public places, violators will have to pay Rs 200
17 test positive for COVID-19 in 24 hours in Nagpur
A total of 17 patients tested positive for COVID-19 in Nagpur in past 24 hours on Tuesday. Almost 96 people were tested in the city, out of which 31 belonged to urban area while and 65 were from the rural areas, and one from outside Nagpur district. There were 53 active patients in the city including 39 from rural areas and three from outside.
India recorded a single-day rise of 2,151 new COVID-19 cases, the highest in five months, according to the Union health ministry. As per the data updated, the active cases increased to 11,903 on Wednesday.
Also read: CELESTIAL! Unique alignment of Moon and 5 planets
CELESTIAL! Unique alignment of Moon and 5 planets
Skygazers across the globe witnessed a rare celestial phenomenon on Tuesday evening where Moon aligned and five planets – Jupiter, Mercury, Venus, Uranus and Mars – of the Solar System thus forming an arc. The planets rose in the sky above Earth as they continued to move about in their respective orbits.
Similarly, a rare celestial event had occurred on Friday evening when Moon and the brightest planet in our solar system Venus aligned in conjunction. The alignment was observed in various parts of the world, including Hyderabad, Chandrapur, Nagpur to name a few.
Also read: Skygazers witness rare, stunning conjunction of Moon and Venus in sky | Nagpur
In a first, Bhandara Police launch Model Village initiative to eradicate crime
Bhandara Police in Maharashtra, in a first, introduced the concept of ‘Model Village,’ wherein each police station is adopting one village. The initiative aims at providing youngsters with ample resources to improve their vocational training. The model has been conceptualised by Bhandara SP, Lohit Matani.
The model consists of a 400m running track, rope climbing, wrestling ground, and library facilities. As a part of their campaign, they have also launched a Foundation Course for students in classes six to ten by preparing them for competitive exams like IIT and AIIMS.
Matani also spoke with the local women about their safety and discussed ways to teach their sons to respect women and make their village a ‘women-friendly village.’ Matani said Bhandara Police also opened libraries, study rooms, ways for skill development and provide regular guidance for competitive examinations.
Several sports grounds have also been built for providing youngsters a platform to get trained for army and police recruitment in future.
Also read: Nagpur man arrested for making threat call to blow up Fadnavis residence