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India Post delivers ventilators from Nagpur to Thane within 24 hours

India Post with the help of Central Railways, delivered two ventilators within the span of 24 hours from Nagpur to a Thane-based state healthcare centre.
The 134 kg consignment sent from Nagpur to Thane

Amid Coronavirus outbreak, it has become difficult for individuals as well as commercial establishments to transport their large consignments containing essentials on time. India Post (Government-operated postal system), with the help of Central Railways (CR), delivered two ventilators within the span of 24 hours from Nagpur to a Thane-based state healthcare centre on June 9. The consignment was picked up from Dhantoli, Nagpur at around 3:47 pm on June 8 and was delivered at around 2:30 pm to Thanes state health care centre office on June 9.

Confirming the development, the in-charge of state health care centre, Pawan Pardeshi, told Mumbai Mirror, These two ventilators were gifted by a corporate house to the state health department for the use of COVID-19 patients. The consignment consisted of six packets and weighed 134 kgs, for which India Post charged just Rs 5,859 including railway freight charges of Rs 356.

The CR officials told the daily, Keeping in view the special parcel trains being operated by the Central Railways, it along with Maharashtra Postal Circle, decided to synergise the capabilities of India Post and Indian Rail Post Parcel Service.

Chief Postmaster General of Maharashtra, Harish Chandra Agarwal was quoted as saying, More than three tonnes of medical equipment, medicines and agricultural goods have been successfully delivered by this medium under 24 hours between Nagpur, Pune and Mumbai. It has provided both ? first mile and last mile ? connectivity from the customers premises. All you need to do is call your nearest post office and leave the rest to India Post.

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1st COVID-19 case in Ramdaspeth crops up near Cabinet Minister Vijay Wadettiwars residence

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For the first time, a resident of Ramdaspeth tested positive for Coronavirus on Saturday. The patient, who is said to be residing in an apartment near Cabinet Minister for Relief and Rehabilitation in the Maha Vikas Aghadi and senior Congress leader Vijay Wadettiwars residence (behind Tuli Imperial), is said to be a middle-aged woman. 

The patient is reportedly connected to a resident from Mominpura. However, nothing concrete as of now can be said about the same. More details are awaited.

Also read: Nagpur: 91 test positive in 24 hours making COVID-19 tally rise to 1266

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Nagpur: 91 test positive in 24 hours making COVID-19 tally rise to 1266

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Nagpur COVID-19 tally as on June 20 rose to 1266 after 91 people tested positive for the virus in past 24 hours. Out of the total 91, while 69 patients belonged to Naik Talao/Bangladesh, 11 from Shantinagar, four from Lashkaribagh, three from Ganeshpeth, one from Uppalwadi, one from Ramdaspeth, one from Mehendibagh and one belonged to Mominpura.

Out of the total, 823 have been cured and over 333 are currently being treated upon.

Also read: NMC Chief Tukaram Mundhe storms out of meeting after Corporator calls him blot on Saint Tukaram

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Nagpur man discovers 4-month-old foetus in gutter; cops suspect illegal abortion

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In yet another shocking incident, a resident named Rahul Tumane discovered a 4-month-old foetus lying in an abandoned condition behind his house (near plot number 13, behind Kajal Bar and Restaurant area) in Pardi inside a gutter. 

Police inspector Sunil Chavan told Nation Next that a four-month-old foetus, wrapped in a cloth, was found lying inside a gutter near a house on Thursday night in Pardi. Chavan also informed that the foetus was sent for an autopsy to Mayo Hospital and the reports are awaited. Police have suspected the possibility of abandonment after an illegal abortion. 

A case has been registered under Section 318 (Concealment of birth by secret disposal of a dead body) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) on the basis of a complained filed by Tumane. 

Also read: Nagpur: Zone 5 Police team seize four trucks carrying illegally mined sand

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