India Reports Nearly 100,000 New COVID Cases in 1 Day
Friday, 11 September 2020 India has recorded nearly 100,000 new COVID-19 cases in one day. The South Asian nation said Friday there had been 96,551 new cases in the previous 24-hour period. India has a total of 4.5 million COVID cases. With almost 6.4 million infections, the United States is the only country that has more COVID infections than India. In the U.S. cases of COVID-19 are “increasingly rapidly among young...
While addressing in the Lok Sabha during 1st day of monsoon session, Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan spoke on COVID-19 pandemic. He said, "Maximum cases and deaths primarily reported from Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Uttar Pradesh, Delhi, West Bengal, Bihar, Telangana, Odisha,...
Kamala Harris is making history as the first Black woman elected vice president of the United States, shattering barriers that have kept men — almost all of them white — entrenched at the highest levels of American politics for more than two centuries.
Vice President-elect Kamala Harris will be making a lot of firsts when she enters the White House in January. She'll be the first Black, Indian, and South Asian to be Vice President--not to mention the first woman. According to Business Insider, black women and girls across America cried and cheered on news of Joe Biden and Harris's victory.
Amsterdam-based think tank, European Foundation for South Asian Studies (EFSAS) hosted a Webinar titled, 'Rise of ISIS in South Asia', on the sidelines of the 45th Session of the United Nations Human Rights Council. A panel of scholars, policy analysts and researchers in the field of terrorism and South Asian politics deliberated upon the origins of the Islamic State of Khorasan province, its main areas of operation and assessed its number of fighters mostly belonging to Pakistani origin.
The commissioning ceremony of ship Kanaklata Barua was held on Sep 30 at Coast Guard headquarters in Delhi. Director General of Indian Coast Guard, Krishnaswamy Natarajan and others officials attended the event. ICG DG said, "It is my honour as Director General of Indian Coast Guard to welcome this gathering to commission Indian Coast Guard ship Kanaklata Barua. Indian Coast Guard being largest in South-Asian region deals with dynamic situation and is vital in protecting wide-ranging multi-interest of nation. Even amid pandemic, maritime security continues to be challenging task."
Amid COVID-19 scare across the globe, when the best medicine is social distancing to reduce contamination, a proactive team of six undergraduate Mechatronics engineering students of a private college, Kumaraguru College of Technology, in Coimbatore have developed a prototype called A Doctor To Be (ADTB) to act as an interface between healthcare staff and patients. ADTB is a fully automated patient monitoring robot incorporated with AI/ML and IoT concepts to enhance future access in serving, diagnosing Covid-19 patients, while also disinfecting the ward. This robot can be very helpful for the doctors as they remain in close proximity with the COVID-19 patients for their treatment. The robot acts as an interface between the healthcare professionals and the patients who need constant attention. The automated robot ADTB with data processing and image processing comes to their aid, offering better access in the collection of vitals and monitoring of patients. This multilingual robot can also detect that the patients have their face masks on or not. Patients' temperature and oxygen levels can also be recorded through this robot.