Wednesday, February 28, 2024


Slew of steps taken to tackle the COVID situation in Delhi

Sample testing doubled from about 4,000 to 8,000 daily New Delhi, June 18 (Punjab Post Bureau) – In pursuance of decisions taken by the Union Home Minister Shri Amit Shah during a series of meetings held on Sunday and Monday, June 14-15th, to handle the COVID-19 situation in Delhi, sample testing has been doubled immediately. A total of 16,618 test …

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Union Home Minister Amit Shah pays tributes to Indian Army’s brave martyrs of Galwan Valley

Expresses deepest condolences to their families New Delhi, June 17 (Punjab Post Bureau) – The Union Home Minister Shri Amit Shah has expressed his deepest condolences to the Indian Army’s brave martyrs of Galwan. He has said, “The pain of losing our brave soldiers while protecting our motherland at Ladakh’s Galwan cannot be put in words. The Nation salutes our …

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AYUSH Ministry gears up for International Day of Yoga 2020

With “Yoga at Home, Yoga with Family” campaign New Delhi, June 16 (Punjab Post Bureau) – In context of the current COVID-19 pandemic situation, slowdown in daily activities and restrictions on the movement of people, this year’s observance of International Day of Yoga will aim to highlight the health-building and stress-relieving aspects of Yoga. To facilitate this, the Ministry of …

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COVID-19 Testing capacity ramped up, reaches 3 lakh tests daily

New Delhi, June 16 (Punjab Post Bureau) – Ministry of Health & Family Welfare has asked States/UTs to proactively engage with the private healthcare providers to facilitate enhanced bed availability and critical care health facilities and to ensure fair and transparent charges for services provided.             In this regard, some States like Tamil Nadu, Odisha, …

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Diabetes is Major Health Problem in State of Punjab

Amritsar, June 16 (Punjab Post Bureau) – Punjab has Type 2 diabetes (T2D) as a major health issue  (prevalence ~ 10%). The population apparently has a considerable contribution of genetic factors that dictate the susceptibility to T2D which has been shown by extensive research published by the department of Human Genetics of the Guru Nanak Dev Universityin reputed international journals. This …

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