Sources within the Bihar government said the state started pulling up its socks after July, keeping the polls in mind. Facing criticism over its poor management of the pandemic, the Bihar government removed health secretary Uday Singh Kumawat on July 30. Kumawat was replaced by Pratyay Amrit, a 1991-batch IAS officer known to be close to CM Kumar. Amrit was Bihar’s third health secretary in less than two months. The government also transferred seven IAS officers around the same time. … [Read more...] about Inside poll-bound Bihar’s eye-popping Covid-19 turnaround
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Siddhartha had to deal with accusation of money laundering during that time. “There was much publicity around it that time. When I met him he just showed me few documents and said that he knew that one day he would be affected and had proof that would give him a clean chit,” Madhav said. … [Read more...] about VG Siddhartha: A face beyond his coffee business
There was no real response to the explosion at Natanz, also attributed to Israel, other than the subsequent installation of some advanced centrifuges to make the point that Iran’s program would move ahead, slowly and methodically. Attacks aimed at U.S. forces in Iraq, many by Iranian proxies, have diminished in recent weeks, and Iran’s feared cyberattacks on the U.S. election system seemed more like amateur hour — emails to some voters purporting to be threats from a far-right group, the Proud Boys. … [Read more...] about Assassination in Iran could limit Biden’s options. Was that the goal?
Below is the coronavirus cases/deaths state-wise tally:S. No.Name of State / UTActive Cases*Cured/Discharged/Migrated*Deaths**TotalChange since yesterdayCumulativeChange since yesterdayCumulativeChange since yesterday1Andaman and Nicobar Islands119-1 451810 612Andhra Pradesh11571-566 8485111186 69815 3Arunachal Pradesh888-23 1532353 511 4Assam331341 208190122 9805Bihar5380-21 226939672 12535 6Chandigarh1115-75 15857160 2744 7Chhattisgarh20978-861 2109172734 283017 8Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu23-4 33054 29Delhi36578-1603 5161666512 899889 10Goa134835 45655163 68611Gujarat1479260 1879691523 395315 12Haryana19916-484 2084222421 237530 13Himachal Pradesh8574369 29780270 62311 14Jammu and … [Read more...] about Coronavirus state-wise tally November 29: West Bengal’s COVID-19 tally climbs to 4.77 lakh
The new coronavirus wreaks havoc by binding to the ACE2 protein, which is ubiquitous in the human body. Not only is it found in the lungs, but also on nerve and endothelial cells. Therefore, Li said, it’s possible that the virus has damaged the blood vessels that keep the teeth alive in COVID-19 survivors; that also may explain why those who have lost their teeth feel no pain. … [Read more...] about Their teeth fell out. Was it another COVID-19 consequence?