(Delhi)Ministry of Information and Broadcasting has today issued advisory to all private television channels to promote awareness of the following national helpline numbers by way of a ticker or such appropriate ways as they may consider at periodical intervals, especially during prime time
National Helpline no. of Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
Child Helpline No. of the Ministry of Women and Child Development
Senior Citizens Helpline of the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment
(NCT Delhi, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu,
Telangana, Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand)
Helpline No. of NIMHANS for psychological support
Archive for: May 2021
(LDH,Pb)Punjab Cop’s Killers Held in MP
On the run after allegedly killing two Punjab policemen two men were on Saturday arrested from Madhya Pradesh minutes before taking a train to Maharashtra.
The arrested duo, involved in allegedly gunning down two assistant sub-inspectors of Punjab police on May 15 in a grain market near Ludhiana, were identified as Darshan Singh of Ludhiana district and Balwinder Singh alias Babbu from Moga.
An MP resident, Harcharn Singh, too was arrested for giving shelter to them in the state,
(Chd,Pb,May 29) Punjab Shows Grip Over Virus By Reducing Covid +Rate But fatality rate, which is 2.4 per cent, continues to be an area of concern for the state health authorities.
So far, COVID-19 has claimed 14,180 lives in the state.
Punjab’s Covid positivity rate has dropped to 5.12 per cent from 13.51 per cent in the past 16 days, with the state showing a declining trend in daily new coronavirus cases,
The number of new COVID-19 cases has been declining in Punjab, with the state witnessing less than 4,000 fresh infections on May 28 as against over 8,000 single-day cases registered on May 12, according to the data.
The state had registered the highest single-day spike of 9,100 fresh cases on May 8.
Punjab’s Covid positivity rate stood at 13.51 per cent on May 12 with many districts, including Bathinda, Fazilka and Mohali, recording more than the state’s overall positivity rate, the data showed.
The number of active cases has also sharply dipped from 79,963 on May 12 to 44,964 on May 28 in the state.
Punjab recorded over 90,000 fresh cases from May 12 till May 28, according to the data.
The state has witnessed 3,069 more deaths due to the disease since May 12.
Punjab had registered a record 231 deaths on May 18, with Ludhiana being one of the worst-affected districts.