Indian Navy initiates multiple rescue operations for stranded citizens around Mumbai!

Cyclone Tauktae has caused immense problems for citizens lodged at the oil fields in the middle of the sea!

Amidst the dire repercussions of Cyclone Tauktae, the Indian Navy initiated streamlined operations to rescue individuals stranded at the Bombay High Fields. As per the latest developments, warship INS Talwar has been dispatched to an oil rig and a barge with a total of 297 people stranded on board. According to a Navy official, INS Talwar is traveling to the oil rig Sagar Bhushan with 101 people on board and the accommodation Barge SS-3 with 196 persons.

Aerial search operation to supplement Navy's relief works

The ships are making their way to the designated spot amid completely uncertain circumstances. Previously, the navy has been successful in saving 146 of the 273 individuals at Barge P-305 of the Bombay High Fileds. Currently, the mission to save 139 citizens stranded on Barge 'Gal Constructor', which was moving northwards and is now stuck at 89 Kms from the Colaba Point.

INS Kolkata has been triumphed in saving two lives from the life raft of vessel Prabha. Additionally, an aerial search and rescue operation has also been initiated with the help of P81 aircraft and a 'Seaking' helicopter. As per the given information, nearly 707 are looking forward to urgent aid and 148 lives have been provided with the required relief so far.

Extensive efforts by Mumbai Police to escape effects of the storm

Alerted by the ongoing circumstances, the Mumbai Police had alarmed its officials for controlling any unforeseen situation related to flooding and heavy winds that may ensue. Additionally, the communication systems were strengthened and instructions were given to check the efficacy of all rescue equipment. Further, the Police Department is working collaboratively with BMC to ensure that the heavy downpour and winds do not cause any serious damage. Additionally, the traffic police are making sure hassle-free commutation for the city folks by executing steps for tackling issues like waterlogging.

200 new teachers to be hired via the upcoming recruitment drive at Lucknow University!

The LU management will conduct recruitment for the posts of Professor, Assistant Professor and Associate Professor.

In order to fill the vacant positions across various departments, Lucknow University will soon roll out the plans for the induction of nearly 200 teachers and academics. As per reports, the varsity administration will conduct recruitment for the posts of Professor, Assistant Professor and Associate Professor. It is expected that the schedule for online registrations will be announced soon and the process will be executed in alignment with the May 2021 orders.

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Free medical aid to be provided to the underprivileged in UP under a new healthcare campaign

Any beneficiary linked to this scheme can receive free treatment worth ₹5 lakh at any listed hospital in India.

The state of Uttar Pradesh has launched a new campaign to facilitate free medical aid to the underprivileged. As per reports, the service has been provisioned for the people who are not covered by the security of the Ayushman card of Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (Ayushman Bharat) and Chief Minister Jan Arogya Yojana. A golden card will be issued to the beneficiaries, who can avail of zero-cost treatment worth ₹5 lakh at any of the impaneled hospitals in the country.

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10 special centres set up across Indore for focused vaccination of pregnant women!

These sites have been established at medical centres and hospitals where regular care is provided to pregnant women.

In a bid to boost the vaccination program in the city, the authorities in Indore have started a focused drive for pregnant women. Under this initiative, a total of 10 inoculation centres have been set up in Indore. While 5 of these shall cater to the residents in the rural areas, the other five shall aid in the immunisation of urban dwellers. Notably, these sites have been established at medical centres and hospitals where regular care and treatment are provided to pregnant women.

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Thunderstorm & rain in store for Goa today; IMD issues orange alert for July 30-31

Relief work to help those affected by the massive rainfall, is currently underway.

The monsoon spell has cast a widespread effect across Goa, washing the North and South districts with short spells of sporadic rains in the morning today. As per reports, these light to moderate showers will be accompanied by thunderstorms through the day. The showers may clock around 11.5 cm to 20.4 cm in rainfall in the next 24 hours.

As such. the IMD has also warned against very heavy downpour activity in isolated regions. Meanwhile, an orange alert has further been raised for July 30-31 amid forecasts of torrential rains.

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Mumbai Metropolitan region to get 1st data centre under Yondr-Everstone's $1 bn joint venture!

Hyper-scale data centres shall also come up across Hyderabad, Bengaluru, Chennai and National Capital Region (Delhi).

In an attempt to boost the information technology infrastructure of the Mumbai Metropolitan Region, a new data centre has been proposed under a joint venture of Yondr and Everstone groups. Reportedly, the two firms have collaborated on a $1 billion project for setting up hyper-scale data centres across different parts of India. The global developer, owner-operator and service provider firm, Yonder aims to scale up the connectivity through its partnership with the private equity company, Everstone.

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COVID testing marks a significant dip in Indore in the 3rd week of July!

The daily count of tests lies in the range of 7,000 to 10,000 while the state administration orders call for 10,000 daily tests.

After the second wave of the pandemic ushered unprecedented problems for Indore, the situation is gradually diffusing in the city. As per the latest reports, the testing figures have marked a significant downfall recording a 12% dip in the third week of July, as compared to the first week. Reportedly, the authorities stated that the sampling has reduced due to citizens' reluctance, changing weather conditions and fewer symptomatic cases at fever clinics.

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