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Covid-19:Visionary healthcare leader advise pregnant women to maintain strict social distancing

Bengaluru, Mar 21 (UNI) With Covid-19 impacting humanity in never-seen-before proportion, visionary healthcare leader Dr Hema Divakar has advised pregnant women to maintain strict social distancing by avoiding unnecessary visits to hospitals. Young nursing mothers must take adequate measures to ensure that the virus is not transmitted to infants.
“Social distancing and frequent hand washing are a must for pregnant women. They should stay home and reschedule their routine appointments if they don't have a pregnancy with associated risks. They can communicate with their doctors on the phone or video call or chat or WhatsApp and sort out minor issues,” advised Dr Hema Divakar, Technical Advisor to the Union Ministry of Health & Family Welfare.
In a release here on Saturday, she said that the good news is that the virus does not lead to miscarriage, birth defects or premature delivery. It does not influence the health care provider to alter the time and mode of delivery.
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Police detects Ganja fields in 10 acres under EG agency, destroys with local tribal support

27 Nov 2021 | 7:19 PM

Kakinada, Nov 27(UNI) In a major joint operation using drone cameras, the sleuths of East Godavari police, Special Enforcement Bureau (SEB), personnel of Revenue and Forest departments besides few local tribals successfully tracked the Ganja fields in an area of ten acres in interior agency amid dense forests on Saturday and destroyed them.

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Kerala reports 4,741 fresh COVID cases, 28 deaths

27 Nov 2021 | 6:19 PM

Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 27 (UNI) Kerala reported 4,741 fresh COVID positive cases and 28 deaths on Saturday showing no respite from rising number of COVID cases in the state.

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52 MDMA tablets, Meth crystal, ganja worth Rs 3 12 lakh seized at Airport Foreign PO

52 MDMA tablets, Meth crystal, ganja worth Rs 3 12 lakh seized at Airport Foreign PO

27 Nov 2021 | 5:34 PM

Chennai, Nov 27 (UNI) Officials of the Air Customs have seized
three postal parcels-one containing 52 MDMA tablets and other
two containing five gms of Meth Crystal and 128 gms of ganja
respectively-totally valued at Rs 3.12 lakh at the Foreign Post
Office here today.

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Sr Accountant in Kannur district treasury held for siphoning off govt funds

27 Nov 2021 | 5:29 PM

Kannur, Nov 27 (UNI) A senior Accountant in the Kannur district treasury was arrested by police on Saturday for allegedly siphoning off government funds worth around Rs 3 lakh, sanctioned to six beneficiaries.

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Kerala Tourism to launch STREET project in selected spots in 7 districts of state

27 Nov 2021 | 5:19 PM

Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 27 (UNI) In a pioneering initiative to take tourism deep into the state’s interiors and rural hinterland, Kerala Tourism will launch the 'STREET’ project in selected spots in seven districts, which would help visitors experience the diversity of offerings in these locales.

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