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Nagpur man tests positive for Coronavirus

In a first, 45-year-old Nagpur man on Wednesday tested positive for Coronavirus after returning from USA three days back. As per Ravindra Thakre, Collector and District Magistrate, the man has been admitted at Indira Gandhi Government Hospital (IGGMC) for treatment. More details awaited.

On March 6, a 41-year-old Nagpur man who showed symptoms of Coronavirus was admitted to IGMC in the city. As per the reports, the man came in contact with an affected Telangana patient. The man was among 20 people who travelled from Dubai to Bengaluru and then to Nagpur.

The news was shared by Pradeep Vyas, the principal health secretary on Thursday. Vyas was accompanied by Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray, Health Minister Rajesh Tope and Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) commissioner Praveen Pardeshi. Vyas said that there was no need for people to wear masks as the situation is normal in state.

Vyas added, But the health workers who are treating the patients and those working at the international airport should wear it as precautionary measures.

Also read: NMC’s Rs 95 crore, Nagpur Universitys Rs 191 crore at risk due to Yes Bank crisis

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Deaf and dumb students put up scintillating show at Radio Mirchi’s ‘Utsav @ Zero Mile’ in Nagpur

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Radhika Dhawad | Photographer : Anurag Raut | Nagpur

Amid heavy rains, Nagpur citizens drenched themselves in patriotism during ‘Utsav @ Zero Mile’ organised by Radio Mirchi on Sunday, August 14. What made the event all the more special was when several deaf and dumb students of Deaf and Dumb School, Shankar Nagar, gave a splendid performance on national anthem that reverberated patriotic fervour. Apart from them, students from Delhi Public School also left people completely mesmerised with their incredibly soothing performance with various musical instruments.

Ex-Indian Idol contestant from the city Kaivalya Kejkar regaled the audience with songs including ‘Maula Mere Lele Meri Jaan’ from Chak De! India.

Also read:RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat hoists national flag at Nagpur headquarters

 

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Kids in Nagpur walk ramp in khadi outfits during Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav

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Radhika Dhawad | Photographer : Nitin Mankar | Nagpur

In a rare yet commendable initiative, kids walked the ramp in outfits made in Khadi by designer Durgesh Dixit during Khadi Pride. The ramp walk took place at Sugandh Sabhagruha in Nagpur on Sunday, August 14 in the presence of Central Member of Khadi & Village Industries Commission, Micro Small & Medium Enterprises Jaiprakash Gupta. 

Also read:India’s biggest tribal health project launched in Nagpur; over 10,000 to be screen across Vidarbha

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India’s biggest tribal health project launched in Nagpur; over 10,000 to be screen across Vidarbha

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Radhika Dhawad | Photographer : Anurag Raut | Photographer : Nitin Mankar | Nagpur

Maharashtra University of Health Sciences (MUHS) along with the Tribal Development Department in Nagpur launched BLOSSOM that was recently inaugurated by Union Minister Nitin Gadkari. 

BLOSSOM is an initiative that has been launched to reach out to the remotest tribal villages in districts of Chandrapur, Gondia and Gadchiroli in Maharashtra and screen the people for non-communicable diseases and plan suitable interventions.

Launched at Hotel Centre Point Hotel on World Tribal Day, the initiative BLOSSOM stands for: Breast cancer, Liver and lifestyle diseases, Osteoporosis, Sickle cell, Sexually transmitted infections, and Malnutrition.

Around 22 teams would screen a population of 10,000 tribal people across remote villages in the coming three months.

Also read:Nagpur’s Futala Lake comes alive with chants of Bharat Mata Ki Jai on Independence Day

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