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Covid 19 Top 10 News Updates for Bangalore – 27 September 2021

News Updates for Bangalore - 28 September 2021

  1. Bharat Bandh: Security tightened in State
    Security has been tightened in the State, particularly in Bengaluru city, in the wake of nationwide bandh call given by farmers’ organisations on Monday.
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  2. With classes still closed, demand is up for home tutors for lower primary students
    With no decision on when lower primary school students can resume physical classes, an increasing number of parents are turning to private tutors. They are worried that their children’s learning outcomes will suffer as online classes are not enough to engage young minds.
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  3. CJI calls for women’s equal representation in judiciary
    A representation of 50 percent women in the judiciary is not a matter of charity but of right, Chief Justice of India NV Ramana said on Sunday, adding that he is “forcing the executive for applying necessary correctives.”
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  4. Experts may suggest approval for ZyCoV-D
    New Delhi : ZyCoV-D, the Covid-19 vaccine developed by Zydus Cadila in partnership with the Department of Biotechnology, is likely to be included in the national immunisation programme as a government expert group is expected to recommend its inclusion next week, said an official aware of the matter. The Zydus Cadila vaccine would expand India’s vaccination programme to those aged 12 years and above.
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  5. 1,200 part-time lecturers afraid of losing jobs in Karnataka government polytechnics
    Around 1,200 part-time lecturers in 85 government polytechnics (GPT) and 15 government engineering colleges (GEC) fear for their jobs as the syllabus and number of hours of teaching has been reduced, as opposed to 40 hours of teaching per week mandated by AICTE.
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  6. Insurance claims for heart care see dip after Covid: Report
    An internal analysis by ICICI Lombard General Insurance reveals that there was a sharp decline in insurance claims for cardiovascular ailments in India in 2020-2021 (during the pandemic), compared with 2019-2020 (before the pandemic).
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  7. We are vaccinated, ready for third wave, says Karnataka Health Minister Dr K Sudhakar
    With cinemas, auditoriums, Rangamandiras, multiplexes and pubs allowing 100 per cent seating capacity, there is a gnawing fear among people about a possible spike in numbers. Parents and school authorities are jittery about Covid-19 monitoring in schools.
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  8. Cyclonic storm begins landfall with 90 kmph wind speed, says IMD; two Andhra fishermen killed
    Cyclone Gulab in Andhra Pradesh, Odisha Highlights: Odisha has been warned of an incoming cyclone, named Gulab, merely four months after it was struck by Cyclone Yaas. As per the IMD, the cyclone made landfall on Sunday in Andhra Pradesh. The weather department had issued an orange alert in north Andhra Pradesh as well as south Odisha coasts.
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  9. No aid to kin of 14 Covid martyrs from Karnataka private hospitals
    The state government has rejected applications for compensation from bereaved families of 14 doctors who succumbed to Covid-19, claiming the Pradhan Mantri Garee
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  10. Backlog of Covid-19 deaths surfaces in Bengaluru
    Covid-19 deaths from the brutal second wave and beyond in Bengaluru that were not made public by the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) are now slowly making it to official bulletins, creating problems for the civic body.
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