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1. ?=B?C8Q =4F34;78 :0C70=3D Nepal’s Parliament on Saturday unanimously voted to amend the Constitution to update the country’s new political map, laying claim over the strategi- cally key areas of Lipulekh, Kalapani and Limpiyadhura along the border with India, despite strong protests by New Delhi against any “artificial enlargement” of its territory. Reacting to the develop- ment, India said this artificial enlargement of claims is not tenable. “We have noted that the House of Representatives of Nepal has passed a Constitution Amendment Bill for changing the map of Nepal to include parts of Indian ter- ritory. We have already made our position clear on this mat- ter,” India’s Foreign Ministry spokesperson Anurag Srivastava said on Saturday. “This artificial enlarge- ment of claims is not based on historical fact or evidence and is not tenable. It is also viola- tive of our current under- standing to hold talks on out- standing boundary issues,” he added. When a Nepal Cabinet meeting held on May 18 endorsed the new political map, India reacted angrily and cautioned the country that making such “artificial enlarge- ment” of territorial claims will not be acceptable to it. India has been maintaining that these three areas belong to it. In Kathmandu in a show of unprecedented national unity, Opposition parties, including the Nepali Congress (NC), Rastriya Janata Party-Nepal (RJP-N) and Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP), voted in favour of the Government Bill to amend Schedule 3 of the Constitution to update the national emblem by incorporating the new contro- versial map. All 258 lawmakers who were present in the House voted in favour of the Bill. There was zero vote against it. “The amendment propos- al has been passed with more than two-thirds majority,” said Speakar Agni Sapkota. A two-thirds majority was required in the 275-member House of Representatives or the lower house to pass the Bill. Turn to Page 4 BC055A4?AC4AQ =4F34;78 The Delhi Government is planning a 10,000-bed makeshift hospital for Covid- 19 patients under a sprawling tent in South Delhi to prepare for a projected surge in cases in the city. The planned Covid-19 facility will come up at the South Delhi campus of spiritual organisation Radha Soami Satsang Beas. The lush green campus is located near the Delhi-Haryana border. The Covid-19 facility, which will be 1,700 feet long and 700 feet wide, will have 200 enclosures with 50 beds each, said Vikas Sethi, secretary of Radha Soami Satsang Beas, Bhati Mines. This makeshift hospital will be the largest such facility in the city so far. The work is expected to be completed by the end of June, he said. The metal tent has lights and fans installed. Coolers will be needed considering the heat. The medical staff can also be accommodated in a building on the campus, he added. The spiritual organisation gave its approval for the makeshift hospital two-three days ago. According to the Delhi Government’s estimates, coro- navirus cases in the national Capital are likely to breach the 5 lakh-mark by the end of July. Around one lakh beds will be needed for Covid-19 patients. ?=BQ =4F34;78 Aday after India’s Covid-19 tally breached the three- lakh mark, leading health experts on Saturday slammed the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) for its serosurvey findings that there was no communi- ty transmission of the virus, saying it was not reflective of the current situation and the Government was showing “obstinacy” in accepting the truth. Emphasising that commu- nity transmission was on in many parts of the country, the experts from the field of virol- ogy, public health and medicine asked the Government to admit it so that people don’t get complacent. The criticism against the Government came days after ICMR Director General Balram Bhargava at a media briefing said that India is def- initely not in the community transmission stage of Covid-19 spread while releasing the find- ings of the survey. India’s first serosurvey to monitor the trend of coron- avirus infection transmission found that 0.73 per cent of the 26,400 people surveyed from about 65 districts were exposed to coronavirus. Former AIIMS director Dr MC Mishra said there is no doubt that there has been com- munity transmission in sever- al parts of the country. “With the mass exodus and the country unlocking, it has become more rapid and the disease has reached areas where there were no cases. It is high time the Government comes to fore and acknowledges it so that people become more alert and do not become compla- cent,” Mishra told news agency PTI. Turn to Page 4 A094B7:D0AQ =4F34;78 At the time when the use of alcohol-based sanitisers has been considered as one of the safest ways to protect any- one from the deadly coron- avirus, a score of Hindu and Muslim religious leaders have opposed using sanitisers to disinfect the places of worship. The controversy started way back in the second week of March when ISCKON temple in Mumbai reportedly offered cow urine to clean hands of the visitors instead of sanitisers. A Congress party office-bearer from Kerala lodged a complaint with the police after his hands were sprayed with gaumutra. Now in Bareilly, a Muslim cleric has issued an advisory that cleaning of mosque’s premises should not be done with an alcohol-based sanitis- er. Sunni Markaz Darul Ifta, Dargah Aala Hazrat also opposed the sanitisers as alco- hol is prohibited in Islam. Earlier, Maulana Shahabuddin, the General Secretary of All India Tanzeem Ulama E Islam has issued an advisory to all the mosques under its wing against the use of alcohol-based sanitiser for cleaning the holy place. ?VaR]9`fdVT]RZ^d:_UZR_eVccZe`cZVd $V +LPDODDQ QDWLRQ¶V 3DUOLDPHQW YRWHV WR FOHDU GLVWRUWHG PDS %LOO ,QGLD UHWRUWV DUWLILFLDO HQODUJHPHQW RI WHUULWRULDO FODLPV LV QRW WHQDEOH ?=BQ =4F34;78347A03D= As tension gradually eases at the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in Eastern Ladakh, Army Chief General MM Naravane said on Saturday disengagement had taken place at some places and hoped the ongoing dialogue will settle all differences between India and China. Naravane also said every- thing was under control on the country’s borders with China. 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The new cases at Xinfadi wholesale food market has raised concern among the people as it supplies 90 per cent of the capital’s vegeta- bles and meat products catering to about 20 million people. Detailed report on P7 0eXTf^UcWT;^fTa7^dbT^UcWT5TSTaP[?Pa[XPT]c^U=T_P[^]BPcdaSPh ?C8 ?aTeXTfbR^d]cah´b aTb_^]bTc^2^eXS ( ?=BQ =4F34;78 Ahead of his two-day meet- ing with Chief Ministers on June 16 and 17, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday held detailed discus- sions with senior Ministers and officials to review India’s response to Covid-19 pan- demic. The meeting reviewed the national level status and preparation in the context of the pandemic. The meeting also took stock of situation in different States and Union Territories including Delhi. The meeting was attended by Home Minister Amit Shah, Health Minister Harsh Vardhan, PK Mishra, Principal Secretary to PM, Rajiv Gauba Cabinet Secretary, Health Secretary, DG ICMR and other senior officials in the empow- ered group. 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The other symptoms of the disease are fever, cough, fatigue, shortness of breath, expectoration, sore throat and diarrhoea. ?=BQ 347A03D= Amid tension on Indo- Chinese border and build up of forces by two Asian pow- erhouses on LAC, the Indian Army chief, general Manoj Mukund Naravane has said the situation on border with China is under control. The Chief of Army Staff (COAS) was responding to the questions of media persons at the sidelines of the Passing out Parade (PoP) of the newly commissioned officers at Indian Military Academy (IMA) here on Saturday. The army chief who was reviewing officer (RO) for the PoP expressed hope that through the continued dialogue all per- ceived differences between the two countries would be set to rest. “As a result of a lot of dis- engagement has taken place and we are hopeful that through the continued dia- logue that we are having, all perceived differences that we (India and China) would be set to rest,’’ he said. The Army chief added that both sides are disengaging in a phased manner which started from north in the river Galwan area. On relations with Nepal, the Army chief said that India always had strong ties with Nepal and they will remain strong in future. General Naravane said that India has strong geographical, historical, cultural and religious linkages with Nepal. He said that two countries have strong people to people contact and added that the rela- tions would remain strong in future as well. On the question of the sit- uation in Jammu and Kashmir, general Naravane said that in the last few days more than 15 terrorists have been killed by the forces. The success in these oper- ations has occurred due to close cooperation between the security forces operating in Jammu and Kashmir, he said. The Army chief claimed that most of the operations are based on information provid- ed by the locals which shows that they are fed up terrorism and want the situation to return to normal. 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2. W e are in Unlock 1.0, and even though malls, restaurants and shops have opened their doors to the public stepping out is a still a bad idea. Even shootings are set to resume but the pandemic continues to wreak havoc with 11k-plus cases per day from across the country. This leaves people with no option but to adapt to the new normal. A case in point — how the channels and actors have quickly adapted to the need of the hour. The constant fear of catching infection while heading out has become a part and parcel of the daily life. But there are people out there who are doing their best to make us laugh and laugh in these trying times. During this crisis, Sony SAB with its latest offering Kuch Smiles Ho Jayein...With Alia, is bringing a smile on people’s face through its light- hearted and engaging content. A lot of prominent artistes of the SAB family have come together to entertain the audience through fun-filled and exciting tasks while at home. The 12-minute show is hosted by Balraj Syal and Anusha Mishra, and is aired twice a week — Monday and Friday at 9pm. Syal tells you since the episodes were purely shot at home, it threw certain challenges. It was not as easy as taking a selfie. “First, it took us time to work with the cast through video calls. Second, shooting and recording everything by ourselves was a big task. I live with three people, and on day one I assigned all of them work. Two of them looked after the camera, and the other one managed the setup. But then I thought that this was not feasible and I had to learn to do it all by myself. From day two, I was good to go,” he tells you. Syal had a fun time doing tasks. But his favourite among all was dumb chardes. “The fun thing is that I don’t know how to play it. I just don’t get the rules. When I got the task to act Fitoor, I just couldn’t do that. This left the cast in splits,” he tells you. Before starting the shoot, he says, the whole cast connects via group video call to discuss entertainment content for the audience. Also, there is a reason for the 12-minute slot. Syal tells you that it is a wise decision. “It was not possible to shoot an half-an- hour episode at home with limited resources and lighting. The time limit is good as it serves its purpose — making people laugh,” he tells you. Mishra, who is the co-host of the show, tells you that she doesn’t need to put in too much effort to match the comic timing since Syal has done a great job. “Everyone knows Balraj is really good at comedy. There was not much pressure on me to maintain that. Though it was the first time that I was working with him, he made all of us so comfortable that it felt as if we had known him for ages,” she tells you. Unlike Syal, shooting at home was not that troublesome for Mishra. “I live with my mother. I asked her to stay in her room watching Netflix. I went to the other room to shoot. It was smooth,” she says. It took her around six hours a day to complete the shoot. From Maddam Mallik aka Gulki Joshi singing the tune of Muqabala to Siddharth Nigam showing off his killer dance moves, the show has something for everyone. Don’t worry about the short duration, it doesn’t mean that it is short on entertainment too. “Till date we have shot around eight episodes and the audience is loving it. We are not given any instructions for the future episodes, but I am sure that it will be just as good,” she tells you. 347A03D=kBD=30H k9D=4 #!! 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Back when I was in school films on DD would come every Sunday. Whenever I would watch films of the likes of Rajesh Khanna I would come back home and would imitate what they had done. Nobody in my family is from the film industry. When I went to college, I would take part in inter-college theatre competitions. When I passed out, I started doing rounds of production houses and started getting small roles. From there I started bigger and better roles in films. From there TV happened. Q What made you say yes to Mahima Shanidev Ki? In 2008, I had taken a break from work; I was not getting good work. At one point in my life I used to assist Shahab Shamsi (director). He called me and asked if I was open to doing a mythological show. I had no reason to refuse. I went to Ramanand Sagar’s office. That is here I was told that I would l play the lead — Shani Dev. I knew a bit about him; I used to go to Shani Shingnapur but nothing in- depth. I met the producer and he told me I was a perfect fit to play the lead. People tell me that I have Shani prabhav on my face. It was a title role and there was no need to decline the opportunity. Q From films to TV how has the journey been thus far? I don’t differentiate among mediums. Acting is acting. I am not a trained actor. Acting is a belief and one should do it with honesty and put in hard work. Q Did you think that 10 years down the line it would be just as popular? I am grateful to Dangal TV that they are airing the show again. It was so overwhelming that people recognise me as Shani Dev and appreciating my work even 10 years down the line. Q Were there any apprehensions in saying yes? Not at all. I was very excited to play Shani. Each episode had a different story. I played 193 roles. I played a king and or even a servant. The concept of the show is that Shani Dev can come in any form to teach a person a life lesson. It was challenging to play sch diverse roles. Q What kind of preparation went into the role? I started doing my research. Nitish (Bhardwaj) is a good friend of mine and when I told him I may be doing this role, he told me that Shani Dev was Krishna Bhakt and Shiv was his guru. In some ways, Shani Dev is a teacher. Everyone knows about sadhesati — according to your karma. If you did good you would reap benefit otherwise you will be punished. I didn’t have to prep for this role. I am not good looking. Shani Dev too was not a good-looking God. He was slim and dark. I was born to play him. Q What is the best thing about your role as Inspector Chalu Pandey in Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah? I am creatively involved with this show. After a year, a new character as introduced, that of Inspector Chalu Pandey. I took it up even though I was doing Mahima… as the dates wouldn’t clash. People love him and it makes me happy. Q How did you come on board for Raktanchal? The director, Ritam Srivastav, called me and offered me a guest role in the show. I agreed since the shoot days were only for five-six days and we had a mutual friend. Q What has been your favourite character till date? It has to be my character in the film Swadesh even though each role an actor does is close to his heart as it is done with a lot of honesty. [email protected] [email protected]:[email protected] 2^Rk`_AcZ^V Z_X+2^ZeRSY3RTYTYR_2jdY^R__ YfccR_RGZ[RjCRRkR_U`eYVcd CReVU+% ! I f nothing else, Gulabo Sitabo is a story of courage — not the story itself but the idea to make it and the platform it pans out on. Director Shoojit Sircar is courageous, as is writer Juhi Chaturvedi who carries the reputation from films like Piku. To spin a story out of a tottering haveli, its insipid residents, a more tottering landlord and an even more tottering real owner, with no real personal stories to tell is by all means an act of bravery. Then comes the bravery of bringing a full-length feature film to an alternative platform. GS is the second Bollywood commercial film after Irrfan Khan’s Angrezi Medium, too have released on the OTT platform with cinema halls closed due to COVID-19. Though this in itself is a fearless foray into a whole new world of far wider reach, it eats into the special effects, the locational landscape and the ambience that the art director must have worked hard on. The haveli on big screen would have shown more character than it does on the TV or laptop screen. Next, is the strange decision to present Amitabh Bachchan as he has been presented. Bachchan is having fun as the rickety old man with an ugly gait and an awkward and out of proportion nose. Sadly, he fails to share this fun with his audience which brings you to the bewildering question as to why a seasoned director of Sircar’s repute would hide Bachchan and his repertoire of histrionics behind a zoomed up spectacle, a swollen nose and a headgear that makes you struggle to somehow get to his expressions. One is sure there were many he throws at his audience as a scheming, self-centred, greedy, grouchy 78-year-old Mirza married to a woman 17 years his senior, but much of it gets laid off by prosthetic and the dress code which matches the haveli in utter shabbiness. Opposite him is Ayushmann as the atta chakki owner with three younger sisters and a mother, living in abjectness with elan, and of course without giving the princely amount of C20 as monthly rent to the Mirza. The interactions between these two central characters are many but largely without any impact. They squabble and engage with each other without much wit and thus totter your interest. Others, including Vijay Raaz as the Archaeology department clerk, fail to draw you into a story which itself is battling anemia of ideas, moments and sequences. Chaturvedi, who has a way with the pen which goes straight to your heart usually, is, this time off-track, almost suggesting disinterest in the proceedings. Gulabo Sitabo, a tale centred around Mirza trying to grab the haveli from his never ready to die wife, and the tenants with no stories to tell, should have been brought down along with the hazardous haveli at first script review. One had waited with bated breath for this one so the disappointment is all the more convulsive. There are only two things with character in this film — the haveli itself and the feisty 95-year-old real owner, Mirza’s begum who gives the few funny moments to an otherwise flat film, with her observations and utterances. 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Besides the loveliest of lovely location artistry that the film dotes on, it is also very fortunate to have been driven by the undying and incorrigible spirit of its central character Dora, a jungle girl who is more at ease with monkeys and spiders than she is with High School teens. Isabela Moner as Dora propels the pace of the proceedings from start to end as she takes on the task of finding her apparently lost explorer parents along with a motley group of teenagers who are forced into the jungle puzzle without much of a protest. Those who have grown up with Dora, the long-standing Nickelodeon cartoon character, and know her best, will welcome her back into the jungle. Not that the newcomers would be any less entranced by her magic as she goes into the perilous trail of a lost city of gold in the Amazonian wilds of a South American rainforest, after being kidnapped by treasure hunting mercenaries on the lookout for her parents. Her charm, energy, naivety and the right amount of silliness is not just becoming but it also gives a peppiness to the same old adventure with a dash of fun and frolic. The jungle trail is arresting, punctuated as it is with pitfalls which make survival in a quicksand a matter of strategy and forest knowledge. You could have children more interested than adults in this one, but it would be a hard one to criticise, what with Dora drawing you in with her spirit of being herself, come what may. That it scores head and shoulders above Gulabo Sitabo is a commentary on its childlike winnability as much as it is a commentary on the sinkability of GS. 4?B189DC7?4 49:?EF23:CE952J KVV Z_X+GZ_RjAReYREZ]]`eR^R DY`^VDVV^RARYhR3ZdYR 4YRefcgVUZGVUR_e4YZSSVc CReVU+' ! I t is not very often that one sees a movie seen from the viewpoint of a six-old whose only wish is to celebrate this birthday since he has missed a few because they live in the aftermath of 2004 Bagdad. Writer-directors Devanshu Kumar and Satyanshu Singh have to be given full marks for taking such a simple desire that every kid takes for granted and weave it around what was happening to the society, how the kids reacted to the situation and the US troops who had been sent to handle Saddam Hussain. In this mayhem, chaos and bombing there is a bright light that shines in the form of Chintu’s father (Madan played by Vinay Pathak) who sees good in everything and everyone and is ever the optimist even in the face of facing jail and maybe death because he would not give up on a little boy. Pathak’s character may come across as naïve to begin with, but there is an underlying message — that if you promise your child something, then as a father it is your duty to fulfill it whatever maybe the adversary or roadblocks. The fact that Chintu doesn’t lose hope that his birthday will be the best ever till date and the tastiest cake because his father saw it with his ‘teesri ankh’ leaves one with a feeling of wonder and awe. But most importantly, that even in the worst of situations, humanity is not lost. °BWP[X]XBPZbT]P 6ZHHW DQG VLPSOH WDOH [email protected]?6 ?VeW]Zi Z_X+GZ_RjAReYRDRjR_Z8Y`dY5`]]j 2Y]fhR]ZR=R_fRf^2`=Z_=RZdYcR^ 2RRdY3YRcUhR[ CReVU+ ! I t was time that a story be told on the trials and tribunals of the problems that people from the North-east face. While the film released last year, it is now available on the OTT platform and makes for an interesting viewing for all those who are looking for meaningful cinema. More so after what has been happening in the country after the outbreak of the pandemic with people spitting at them and calling them ‘Corona’. Axone (pronounced Akhu-ni) revolves around a subject that is simple and yet gives a glimpse of what we think of people from the NE and the prejudice that we have towards what we think doesn’t fit into our thinkingmould.Thefilmsetinthebackdrop of the Capital takes one on a journey that is bound to make us think and question our values — how we easily typecast people based on something as simple as the kind of food they eat even if it smells to high heaven. Whiletheperformancemaybepassable, it is the way the story unfolds and told — through a series of comic situations — that is an eye-opener. It hits you hard because many of us have been guilty of holding on to our nose when we enter a fish market. Smelly dish for some of us but a delicacy and food to be enjoyed on certain occasions for others. 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3. 347A03D=kBD=30H k9D=4 #!! c^f]WP[[ ?=BQ 347A03D= That the Covid-19 pandemic has failed to deter the high spirits of Indian Armed forces was on display at historic Chetwode drill square of Indian Military Academy (IMA) on Saturday as a batch of 333 young officers belonging to spring term 2020 of Academy joined the Indian Army on the scheduled date. The academy lived up to its reputation of producing best officers for the armies of India and friendly foreign nations on the day when a contingent of 333 Indian and 90 Foreign Gentlemen cadets belonging to 146 Regular and 129 Technical Graduate Course (TGC) passed out of its famed portals after a majestic Passing out Parade (PoP). The Parade which commenced with the markers call made from the top of the historic Chetwode building marched in perfect coordination on the symphony of the military tunes of “Col Bogey” and “Sare Jahan Se Acha”. The Reviewing Officer (RO) of the parade was Chief of Army Staff (COAS), General Manoj Mukund Naravane. The parade presented a ceremonial guard of honour to the RO, the General officer commanding in Chief (GOC in C) Army Training Command Lt General Raj Shukla and IMA commandant Lt Gen J S Negi. The reviewing officer presented the prestigious ‘Sword of Honour’ to Akashdeep Singh Dhillon for being adjusted the best all round GC. Shiv Kumar Singh Chauhan was awarded the ‘Gold Medal’ for the GC standing first in the overall order of merit. The ‘Silver Medal’ for standing second in the order of merit was presented to Sakshyam Rana while the ‘Bronze Medal’ for standing third in order of merit was presented to Suraj Singh. The ‘Silver Medal’ for being best in the order of merit from ‘Technical Graduate Course’ was conferred upon Bharhat Yogendra. The ‘Silver medal’ for being the best Foreign Gentlemen Cadet (FGC) was presented to Doan Van Son (Vietnam). The coveted ‘Chief of Army Staff Banner’ was awarded to Alamein and Singarh Company for standing overall first among 16 companies for the spring term 2020. In his address, COAS general Naravane congratulated the GCs on successful completion of their training at IMA and complimented them for an excellent parade, immaculate turnout as well as the crisp, synergised drill movements indicating high standards of training and discipline imbibed by the young leaders. The RO exhorted the GC to dedicate them to the service of the nation. He said “You are just a step away from the historic and magnificent moment of your commissioning into the most elite forces. Let me adjure you to value the great traditions of the Indian Army, the basic tenets of which are the love for your country, love and compassion for the men you command and unflinching loyalty towards them. The fundamentals of soldiering have been instilled in you here; the onus is now on your young and firm shoulders to define the various facets of the art of soldiering and to be men of formidable bearing, courage and stature”. He also complimented and thanked the parents of the passing out course who had motivated their wards for having chosen such a noble profession to serve the nation and face all threats that our country might be required to counter at present and in the future. The parade was preceded by a solemn wreath laying ceremony at the ‘Academy War Memorial’ in which the GCs and officials of academy remembered its 883 martyrs who made the ultimate sacrifice in service of the nation through the years and all committed themselves to follow the same path of bravery and selfless courage. ?=BQ 347A03D= The effect of the Covid-19 pandemic was clearly visible during the entire ceremony. The GC, the RO, trainers and officials associated with the ceremony were wearing masks and gloves. The drill formations were adapted to maintain requisite distance between files and columns while executing the drill movements over the drill square. In another deviation from tradition prompted by the Covid-19 pandemic, the ‘Pipping Ceremony’, which is done by the parents of the GC was carried out by the staff and instructors. The parents and family members of the young officers were not invited this year in view of the prevailing situation of Covid-19. In another departure from the past, the newly commissioned officers instead of going to their homes for some days after PoP would join their units directly. 3_fYT!)`Q^TU]YS SQcdccXQT_g_^dXU SUbU]_^i 20B64==0A0E0=4 4G7ACB55824AB C343820C4 C74B4;E4BC B4AE8=6C74=0C8= ?PbbX]V^dc?PaPST)h^d]V^UUXRTabY^X]8]SXP]0ah ?=BQ 347A03D= Following the recent suicide of a youth at a quarantine centre in Dehradun, Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat ordered the immediate suspension of the centre’s nodal officer and doctor concerned in addition to ordering an inquiry into the incident. He said that the audit of every death related to Covid-19 must be conducted. The chief minister said this while chairing a video conference with district magistrates to review the Covid-19 situation in the state on Saturday. Rawat directed that surveillance be increased with the help of Asha and Anganwadi workers. Those who display symptoms associated with Covid-19 during surveillance should be mandatorily sampled. As required, frontline workers should be provided thermal scanner, face shield, PPE kit, mask and other essentials. Face shields should also be provided to doctors working in OPD. The CM said that considering the present conditions, some behavioural changes will have to be brought in the public. An IEC programme should be conducted for this. The habit of physical distancing, mandatory use of mask, regular washing of hands and other precautionary measures will have to be formed. Crowding at one place in the market should be controlled strictly, he added. Directing the suspension of the quarantine centre nodal officer and doctor concerned following the suicide of a youth at the centre, the CM also ordered an inquiry. He further directed that a probe also be conducted into the death of a pregnant woman who was unable to receive treatment in Dehradun. Special attention should be paid to the elderly, pregnant women, children and those afflicted by serious ailments. Stressing on ascertaining the cause of every death connected to Covid-19, he said that surveillance should be considered lacking if a person dies within 24 hours of being found positive. The responsibility of the district magistrate should be ascertained. Rawat also stressed that the public should be informed about the government guidelines to prevent any dispute regarding the last rites of the Covid-19 positive patients who expire. The dignity of the person should be maintained even after death. In addition to announcing construction of an electric crematorium in Dehradun, the CM also directed officials to start work on electric crematoriums in Haldwani and Haridwar. 4XDUDQWLQH FHQWUH QRGDO RIILFHU GRF VXVSHQGHG DIWHU RXWK¶V VXLFLGH 2bcaTbbTb^] TPbdaTbc^ QaX]VPQ^dc QTWPeX^daP[ RWP]VTX]_dQ[XR ?=BQ 347A03D= The Governor Baby Rani Maurya, on Saturday, gave her assent to the Epidemic Diseases Act 1897 Uttarakhand State Amendment Ordinance. With this Uttarakhand has become the third State after Kerala and Odisha to effect an amendment in the Government of India Act. With the said amendments in sections 2 and 3 of the Epidemic Diseases Act 1897, the provision of six month sentence and C5,000 penalty is now applicable in the state on those who are found violating rules regarding the mandatory use of face mask, quarantine and other regulations pertaining to Covid-19. According to officials, though the rules were existing, there was no compounding option due to lack of provisions in the Act. With this development, the government will now be able to strictly enforce the rules related to Covid-19 in Uttarakhand. =^fYPX[_T]P[chU^a QaTPZX]V2^eXS (ad[Tb ?=BQ 347A03D= Famous folk singer Hira Singh Rana passed away at his residence in New Delhi on Saturday. Known for his melodious songs in the Kumaoni language, Rana suffered a massive heart attack in the wee hours of Saturday. He would be cremated at Nigam Bodh Ghat on Sunday. The Governor Baby Rani Maurya, chief minister of Uttarakhand Trivendra Singh Rawat and many prominent personalities of the state have expressed grief on the demise of the singer. Rana is survived by his wife Vimla and son Himanshu. Born in 1942 to Mohan Chandra Singh Rana and Narangi Devi at Manila Idoli village of Salt ( Almora), Hira Singh Rana did his primary education from his village. He started his career in drama from Kolkata but later shifted to singing folk songs and attained fame. He was the first vice president of the Garhwali, Kumaoni and Jaunsari Bhasha academy New Delhi and in February this year was appointed as advisor in Sangeet Natak Academy by the government of India. In his message, CM Rawat has said that the death of Rana has caused irreparable damage to the music in Uttarakhand. The speaker Prem Chand Agarwal said that Rana has done a great service for the culture of Garhwal, Kumaon and Jaunsar and supported many singers and artists. 1RWHG IRON VLQJHU 5DQD SDVVHV DZD E8=3270;8Q 27010 C47A8 The elephants of Rajaji national park have taken a liking to the jungles in the hilly area of Narendranagar forest division in Tehri district. In the past too, the herds of pachyderms from the Rajaji area used to visit the jungles in adjoining Narendranagar forest division but return after a few days. However, now the elephants are spending more time in this hilly region. In addition to this, the recent elephant census exercise conducted a few days ago has also revealed that the elephant population in the region is estimated to have doubled. According to forest officials, adequate food, water and safe areas to move around are attracting the jumbos to this region. It should be mentioned here that though elephants from Rajaji venturing in the Narendranagar area is not new, the jumbos have now started staying in this region for longer periods. The movement of elephants has increased in jungles of Kushrela, Gujrada, Bakhroti, Dhalwala, Oni, Timli, Shivpuri, Katal, Daunr and Teil villages in Narendranagar forest division. According to the departmental officials, these jungles have all that is necessary to sustain the pachyderms which is why they are preferring to stay here longer than in the past. An adult elephant needs about 200 litres of water and two quintals of food per day. Further, the elephant census exercise conducted recently by the department has shown an increase in the elephant population in this region. According to officials, the jumbo population in this region has increased from seven to more than 15. One of the reasons for this is the negligible human interference in the jungles of Narendranagar forest division. Apart from patrolling and installation of cameras, the department also strictly regulates the limited movement of Van Gujjars. The traditional elephant corridors in the plains have been disrupted considerably by human presence and encroachments. The Narendranagar divisional forest officer Dharm Singh Meena said that with the elephant population in the division estimated to have increased to more than 15, a plan is being prepared to plant more grass and tree species which the elephants prefer for food. In addition to elephants, the movement of other wild animals has also increased in this division. According to officials, the camera traps installed during the lockdown have recorded bear, striped hyena, Sambar, porcupine, pangolin, leopard and various bird species. BQZQZYZe]R_cY[Y^WZe^WUcY^XYc_VQbU^TbQ^QWQb ?=BQ =08=8C0; The Aryabhatta Research Institute of Observational Sciences (ARIES) in Nainital will facilitate viewing of the annular solar eclipse on June 21 through You Tube, Zoom and Facebook. The institute director Deepankar Banerjee informed that the eclipse will start at 10:25 AM on June 21, peak at 12:08 PM and end at 1.54 PM. After this the next annular eclipse passing above India will be on May 21, 2031. He informed that ARIES will be using a total of four telescopes to observe the eclipse on June 21. The path of the eclipse will pass above Uttarakhand this time. Considering this, the event is of special significance for ARIES. The institute director further said that apart from India, the annular eclipse will be visible from some parts of Asia, Africa and Europe. From Nainital, 95 per cent of the eclipse will be visible. Considering the importance of this event, the institute will arrange to show the eclipse to the general public on You Tube, Zoom and Facebook. He said that in view of the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, it is not possible to invite viewers to the institute for observing the eclipse. ?=BQ 70A83F0A While the Govt tackles the Covid- 19 pandemic, the risk of dengue and malaria is also imminent during the coming monsoon. Considering this, the authorities in the Haridwar district have also started preparations to tackle these mosquito borne diseases. The Haridwar municipal health officer Dr Vinod who has recently joined his duty in the municipal corporation of Haridwar, says that in the wake of Covid-19, the work of sanitising and fogging is going on continuously. However, considering the imminent risk of dengue and malaria, the corporation is also focussing on various efforts to prevent these diseases. The drains in the city are being cleaned and the councillors of the 60 municipal wards are being asked to take care of every level of cleanliness in their wards. Further, steps are being taken to ensure that stagnant water is not allowed to accumulate. He said that the corporation is planning to introduce a new chemical which will prevent mosquitoes from breeding. An awareness campaign will also be started soon so that people do not allow breeding of the Aedes aegypti mosquito which causes dengue, on their residential premises and surroundings. Haridwar chief medical officer Dr Saroj Naithani said that even as Covid- 19 pandemic continues, the season for dengue and malaria is also approaching. The health department in Haridwar is making necessary preparations to prevent the disease and also ensure effective treatment of patients. ?=BQ 347A03D= In what can be termed as a good sign amid the gloom generated by ever increasing number of novel Coronavirus (Covid-19) cases, a total of 1077 Covid-19 positive patients have so far recovered from the disease in the state. The recovery percentage of the Covid-19 patients in the state too has increased to a healthy 60.33. Even as the state is showing a better recovery, the numbers of new cases are continuing to surface. On Saturday the state health department reported 61 new patients of the disease which increased the patient count in the state to 1785. Two patients, positive for Covid-19 also died on Saturday increasing the death toll to 23 in the state. On the day an 82 year old patient who was positive for Covid-19 expired in Udham Singh Nagar district while a 46 year old person found dead at Kotdwar check post of Pauri was reported positive for the disease. In another worrying sign, two armed forces personnel were found infected with the virus in Dehradun district. On Saturday, 130 patients were discharged from different hospitals of the state. A staggering 93 patients of the disease were discharged from hospitals in Tehri district on Saturday following their complete recovery. In Dehradun district 13 patients were discharged while eight patients each were discharged from Haridwar and Bageshwar districts respectively. Six patients recovered in Champawat while two patients were discharged from Udham Singh Nagar district. On the day 23 new patients were reported in Tehri district while 14 patients were found in Dehradun district. In Pauri, nine patients were reported while five patients surfaced in Udham Singh Nagar district. Uttarkashi and Haridwar districts reported four cases each similarly one patient was found in Rudraprayag district. The additional secretary, state health department, Yugal Kishore Pant said that reports of 1074 samples were found negative for the disease on Saturday. He added that reports of 4135 samples are still awaited by the department. On Saturday, a total of 1054 samples were collected for COVID -19 testing. The authorities have so far taken swab samples of 44040 suspected patients for COVID- 19 test. Out of the total samples taken, 4.56 percent samples have been found positive for the disease. The doubling rate of disease in the state is 16.89 days while the recovery percent in the state is now at 60.33. A total of 9996 persons are kept in institutional quarantine by the state health department. The state now has 708 active patients of the disease. Dehradun with 197 active cases is maintaining its position at top of the table of Covid-19 positive active patients. With 93 discharged patients, Tehri district which was at second place slipped to third spot with 90 active cases while Haridwar district with 119 cases is now at second place. With 117 ative cases while Nainital district is at fourth position. Pauri and Udham Singh Nagar districts have 33 and 31 active cases respectively. Pithoragrah district now has 24 active cases while Bageshwar has 22 active cases. Rudraprayag has 20, Champawat 15 and Chamoli has 15. Uttarkashi, Champawat and Almora now have four, three and two cases respectively. The state now has 68 containment zones to check the spread of infection. Haridwar district has 34 containment zones while Dehradun district has 21 containment zones. The district administration has made nine containment zones in Tehri. 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4. 347A03D=kBD=30H k9D=4 #!! ]PcX^]# ?=BQ B78;0 Himachal Government would consider laying online foundation stones and inaugural of various developmental projects, if the present situation prolongs to ensure that pace of development does not suffer due to COVID-19 situation, Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur said on Saturday. Addressing a virtual rally of Haroli Mandal BJP through video conferencing from Shimla, the Chief Minister said developmental works have been adversely affected due to the Corona pandemic and has forced us to rethink and reframe our developmental strategies. Thakur said it was strange that the Congress leaders were making much hue and cry regarding the alleged health scam, pointing out that as soon as the matter came to the notice of the government, action was taken against the Director of Health immediately. He said the government was adopting zero tolerance policy against corruption and any one indulged in corruption would be dealt with sternly. Addressing another virtual rally of Dharampur , he said the state government has launched various schemes to revive the economy of the state which has been badly affected due to Covid-19 pandemic. The Chief Minister said that 5.9 lakh eligible women of the State have been benefitted under Jan Dhan Yojna while under the Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana Rs 2000 each were transferred in the accounts of farmers. He said that Himachal Pradesh has become the first State in the country to launch ‘one nation one ration card’ to provide ration at subsidised rates from fair price shops anywhere in the country. ?=BQ 270=3860A7 Taking serious cognizance of exorbitant charges being levied by the private hospitals from COVID patients in the state, Punjab Health and Family Welfare Minister, Balbir Singh Sidhu on Saturday warned of stringent action against all such hospitals, including cancellation of licences, who are trying to exploit the pandemic situation. The Minister said, the Punjab Government would soon be fixing the charges for COVID treatment keeping in view the interest of both the patients and the private hospitals. “But at no cost will the government allow exploitation of the patients during this critical situation by the private hospitals”, he added. “This is a catastrophic crisis when everyone is fighting for survival and some unscrupulous private hospitals have tried to resort to open and wanton loot of the helpless patients”, Sidhu said in a statement issued here. The Minister said, his attention had been drawn towards the unprecedentedly high charges imposed by the private hospitals for the treatment of COVID patients. “It is sad and shameful on their part that instead of making a positive contribution towards fighting this pandemic, some of these hospitals have resorted to extortion, which will not be allowed at any cost”, he said. Sidhu warned that the licences of all such hospitals will be cancelled and all their facilities will be withdrawn. Besides, he added, the government reserves the right to withdraw the land provided to these hospitals at highly concessional rates. The Minister has called a special meeting on Monday to decide the fee structure for treatment of the COVID patients. He said, all factors would be taken into consideration. “We do not want the private hospitals to suffer any financial losses, but we will not allow extortion at any cost and that too during the time of emergency”, he clarified. The Government will fix a particular fee for the treatment of the COVID patients which will be publicized and which the private hospitals will also need to display. “And for sure, the treatment of a COVID patient should not cost several lakhs of rupees”, he said. The Punjab health Minister pointed out, most of the COVID patients do not need any special treatment or any special intervention and at best they are to be kept on observation and served food and medicines only. He said, this should not require the hospitals to charge as much money as they are charging right now. 97 PERSONS FROM DELHI TEST POSITIVE IN PUNJAB, SAYS HEALTH MINISTER Punjab Health Minister Balbir Singh Sidhu said that Delhi Government has failed to conduct COVID-19 test of even symptomatic persons in their Government hospitals, pointing out that 97 persons coming from Delhi have been tested positive in one month after treatment services were provided to them by Punjab Government. Sidhu said that to avoid any unprecedented situation, he has already directed the Civil Surgeons to keep close watch on state borders so as to ensure screening of every person coming from Delhi. He said it is matter of concern that a large number of symptomatic people are moving from Delhi to Punjab for getting all free of cost treatment facilities. He said that due to the massive outbreak in the National Capital, people are battling for the corona test as well as for getting beds in Government hospitals. He said it was shocking that common people in Delhi were crying for help and moving from one hospital to another to just give samples for the corona test but there is nobody from the Government side to address their problems and complaints. Highlighting the present scenario of Punjab, the Minister said about 80 percent of corona patients in Punjab are found asymptomatic and recovery rate of Punjab is more than percent 90 percent with 99.9 percent contact tracing of all COVID-19 patients. He said that to overcome any situation like Delhi, the Health department has commenced house to house screening under which teams of the health department have been visiting every house of State to collect data of every person having symptoms of virus. ?d]YPQX]fPa]b^UPRcX^]PVPX]bc_ecW^b_^eTaRWPaVX]V2^eXS_PcXT]cb 7XPRWP[2)6^ecPhR^]bXSTa[PhX]V^][X]T U^d]SPcX^]bc^]Tb^USTeT[^_T]cP[_a^YTRcb $([PZWT[XVXQ[Tf^T]^UcWTBcPcT WPeTQTT]QT]TUXccTSd]STa9P] 3WP]H^Y]PfWX[Td]STacWT:XbP] BPP]=XSWXH^YP]PC!TPRW fTaTcaP]bUTaaTSX]cWTPRR^d]cb^U UPaTab 2WXTUX]XbcTa ?=BQ 270=3860A7 Haryana Government on Saturday decided to conduct examinations of students studying in final year in the universities, colleges and technical education institutions of the State from July 1 to 31 and the results of these exams will be declared by August 7. An official spokesperson said the examinations of all terminal examinations (final semester) for higher and technical education of all courses will be conducted between July 1 to 31 and the results will be declared by August 7 by all Universities. The mode of examination will be conventional and all norms of social distancing, sanitizations, etc. as notified by MHA, Govt of India and State Govt will be followed strictly by all Universities and Colleges. He said that for the students from outside Haryana, the average of all previous examinations may be taken or they can opt either for writing the examinations or improvement of grades later on by physical examinations if they have not given physical examinations earlier. He said for intermediate semester examinations all the students will be promoted to next semester with 50% weightage of marks of internal assessment or assignment plus 50 percent weightage of the marks in previous examinations. However, if the University intends to take examinations of such students of the Campus Depts they may do so, he added. The spokesperson said that the students with academic arrears in previous examinations may also be exempted from examinations and are to be promoted to next semester and the reappear are to be carried forward. +DUDQD *RYW WR FRQGXFW XQLYHUVLW H[DPV IURP -XO ?=BQ 270=3860A7 Eight persons died as Covid- 19 death toll climbed to 78 in Haryana on Saturday. The number of affected patients in the State increased to 6749 with the State Health Department reporting 415 new patients of the disease on the day. On a positive note, 328 patients were discharged from different hospitals of the State on the day after their complete recovery from the disease. The spike in the number of Covid19 infected patients in four districts of the State are showing no sign of slowing down. On Saturday, 203 new patients were reported from Gurugram district, taking the total in the district to 3125 while 100 cases surfaced in Faridabad, taking the total in the district to 1086. As many as 33 Covid-19 positive patients are critically ill and have been put on oxygen support while 15 patients on ventilator, said the Haryana Health officials. In what is of grave concern for the authorities and an indicator of worsening condition, eight patients of the disease died on Saturday which increased the death toll in the State to 78. Out of eight Covid- 19 deaths on the day, six reported from Gurugram while two from Faridabad. With 2803 people cured and discharged from the hospitals, there are 3868 active COVID-19 cases in Haryana now. Health officials said that out of 171,560 samples, 159,333 were found negative for the disease on Friday. He added that reports of 5478 samples are still awaited by the department. The State has a recovery rate of 41.53 per cent, fatality rate at 1.16 per cent while tests per million being conducted are 6768. The doubling rate in the State is eight days. On Saturday, in Sonepat, three new patients were found, taking count to 536 while seven patients each were reported from Jhajjar, Hisar, Mahindergarh. Two cases were reported in Nuh while 16 in Ambala, five in Palwal, four in Panipat, one in Panchkula, three in Karnal, six in sirsa, 14 in Bhiwani, 30 in Rohtak, three in Rewari, one in Charkhi Dadri and three in Kurukshetra. 21 COVID-19 DEATHS IN PUNJAB SINCE JUNE 1 A total of 21 people died of COVID-19 in Punjab since June 1 with Amritsar, Ludhiana and Jalandhar being the worst affected districts in the state, 'STPcWb!'aTR^eTaXTbPVPX]bc# $ ]Tf2^eXS (X]UTRcX^]bX]7PahP]P BC055A4?AC4AQ =4F34;78 Union Home Minister Amit Shah and Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan will meet Delhi Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal and Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal along with members of the State Disaster Management Authority (SDMA) to review the situation in the national Capital where corona cases have been increasing exponentially over the last few day. Home Minister, Shri @AmitShah and Health Minister, @drharshvardhan to hold meeting with @LtGovDelhi, CM Delhi members of SDMA to review situation in the capital regarding Covid-19 tomorrow, 14th June at 11 am. Director AIIMS and other senior officers would also be present, Shah's office tweeted. Delhi is one of the worst affected in India when it comes to coronavirus cases with more than 36, 000 cases and over 1200 deaths leaving behind Maharashtra and termed as ‘Corona Capital’, in last last 24 hours Delhi recorded highest single day spike with 2,137 cases reported on Friday with 71 deaths. Earlier, Lt Baijal had written to Delhi chief secretary to ensure thatt all major hospitals, nursing homes and clinics will have to display the availability of Covid-19 and non covid beds on large LED screens at the entrance. DYRYe`TYRZc ^VVe`_4`gZU dZefReZ`_e`URj ,05 QHHGV WR DOWHU JXLGHOLQHV IRU WHVWLQJ WR LQFUHDVH -DLQ BC055A4?AC4AQ =4F34;78 Delhi Health Minister Satyender Jain on Saturday said that the ICMR guidelines need to be altered for testing to increase. “Testing can be done as per the ICMR guidelines only, and they clearly mention who should be tested and who should not be tested. It is necessary for all states to comply with the ICMR guidelines. The testing can be opened for all if the ICMR guidelines allow, but then the number of people opting to get tested will increase whether or not they have any symptoms,” Jain said. Citing the State health bulletin data, Delhi Health Minister Satyender Jain said, “The doubling rate of the virus is between 13-14 days, and if we see the base right now, there are 37000 cases in Delhi, and in the next 10-15 days, the cases will increase by further 37000. The recovery rate is such that around 97-98 people recover out of 100 people. It takes around 14-15 days for a patient to recover from Corona. According to Delhi Government, there are 36824 Covid cases in Delhi, out of which 2137 new cases came up yesterday, and 22212 are active cases. There have been 1214 deaths. Around 5700 people have been admitted to the hospitals, out of which 345 people are in ICU. On whether the cases will increase in Delhi and the preparations being done for the same, Delhi Health Minister Satyender Jain said, The Delhi Government is working as per the predictions made by the experts. As per the predictions, all the preparations including arrangements of beds and ventilators required by June 30, will be done by June 20 itself. The preparations required to be done by July 15 will be done by June 30. Stadiums, banquet halls, community halls, and schools will be converted Covid care centres and beds will be arranged there. All the information will be shared as soon as the preparations start taking place.” On being asked about whether the Delhi government will cap the treatment charges in private hospitals, Jain said, All the hospitals have been asked to share the rates that they are charging for Covid treatments. We will decide on what to do after observing every hospital. On the coronavius testing rate in States like Haryana and Uttar Pradesh, Satyendar Jain said, The testing rate in UP and Haryana is ten times less than Delhi. Accordingly, if the testing rate will this less, the Corona cases will also be ten times less than Delhi. Delhi Health Minister Satyender Jain said, All the States have death audit committees, including Rajasthan, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, West Bengal, and all other States. Some of them have been comprised at district levels. The work of death audit committee os not t o fabricate the data of deaths. As and when they receive the death count, they are reported and released. There may be a delay in obtaining the data, but there is no delay in the committee's part in releasing it. From Page 1 The endorsement of the lower hous

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