Gujarat decision to make helmets "temporarily" optional for two-wheeler riders violates amended Motor Vehicle Act
Wednesday, 4 December 2019 Central government officials said the new norm was introduced considering that some of the state governments in the past had tweaked the law to give exemptions to certain categories of two-wheeler riders.
Phase-3 trial of Covaxin began at Sola Civil Hospital in Gujarat's Ahmedabad. Volunteers are coming at the hospital for the test. "Volunteers who've been vaccinated have yet not complained of any health issues or symptoms. More volunteers will be vaccinated today," said Sola Civil Hospital Medical Superintendent Dr Parul Bhatt. Meanwhile, preparation is underway at Serum Institute of India in Pune where Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to visit on November 28. PM will review the vaccine production.
West Bengal's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief Dilip Ghosh on November 27 slammed state Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee by saying that she gets scared when BJP leaders come from Delhi in WB. He said, "Mamata is scared when our leaders come from Delhi. When Bapu comes from Gujarat you revere him, why fear when Modi Ji and Amit ji come from same place? There's conspiracy to make West Bengal into West Bangladesh, terror groups are active here, we want to improve it."
At least five people died in a fire that broke out at a Covid hospital in Gujarat's Rajkot. Incident took place on Thursday night at Uday Shivanand Hospital in Mavdi. PM Modi condoled the deaths and prayed for a quick recovery of the injured. Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani has ordered a probe into the incident. The Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of the hospital was the first to catch the fire. The ICU dedicated to Covid patients had 11 patients, out of which five died. As of 1 am on Friday, a total of 33 patients were admitted to the hospital. All patients have been shifted to another Covid-19 hospital. Even though the fire has been controlled, the cause is not ascertained yet.
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