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Punjab: Pvt hospitals, clinics, labs to conduct Rapid Antigen Testing for COVID-19 after empanelment

Punjab: Pvt hospitals, clinics, labs to conduct Rapid Antigen Testing for COVID-19 after empanelment

Chandigarh, Sep 8 (UNI) With a view to strengthen screening of the population for timely detection of corona virus positive patients to contain the spread of pandemic, Punjab Government has decided to allow private hospitals,clinics and labs to conduct Rapid Antigen Testing (RAT) for COVID-19 after empanelment with district health authorities.
Giving details in a release, Health Minister Balbir Singh Sidhu said that guidelines have been issued to all the Deputy Commissioners and Civil Surgeons of state regarding allowing RAT for COVID-19 by private health establishments.
He said that RAT kits would be provided free of cost by the department. The Civil Surgeons will empanel those private hospitals, clinics and labs who are willing to get empanelled voluntarily for offering testing by RAT kits provided free of cost by the department, he added.

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Security forces launch CASO in south Kashmir

Security forces launch CASO in south Kashmir

20 Sep 2020 | 9:50 AM

Srinagar, Sep 20 (UNI) Security forces launched Cordon and Search Operation (CASO) at two places in south Kashmir districts of Pulwama and Kulgam on Sunday, official sources said.

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MP CM gifts Vanadhikar Patras during Utsav

20 Sep 2020 | 3:00 AM

Bhopal, Sep 19 (UNI) Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan emphasised on Saturday that his dispensation has always ensured that the adivasi brethren neither suffer any loss nor is their self-respect compromised.
“Our ideology is to better the existence of indigent individuals standing on society’s lowest rung,” the veteran leader was officially quoted as saying while addressing the Vanadhikar Utsav during which he presented Vanadhikar Patras, released the Vanadhikar Pustika and interacted with beneficiaries.

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Ensure law and order, minimise inconvenience due to road blockade: Haryana govt

20 Sep 2020 | 12:53 AM

Chandigarh, Sep 19 (UNI) Haryana government on Saturday issued directions to ensure law and order and minimise inconvenience to the people of the state, in view of the statewide road blockade call given by the Bhartiya Kisan Union (BKU) and some other organisations, to be held between 1200 hrs to 1500 hrs on September 20.

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With the arrests of two fugitive gangsters police solve three murder cases

20 Sep 2020 | 12:49 AM

Hoshiarpur, Sept 19 (UNI) With the arrest of two fugitive gangsters the district police on Saturday claimed to have solved three cases of murder and robbery.

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MP CM voices support for farm bills

20 Sep 2020 | 12:38 AM

Bhopal, Sep 19 (UNI) Underlining the requirement for extending maximum relief to ryots in the present circumstances, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Saturday described as revolutionary the Centre’s proposals for legislation vis-à-vis agrarian reforms that shall enable peasants to themselves determine crop prices and derive highest benefits as per one nation one market.
It was officially learnt that the senior politician welcomed the Farmers’ Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Bill and the Farmers (Empowerment and Protection) Agreement of Price Assurance and Farm Services Bill passed in the Lok Sabha.

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