At 11, most of the Covid cases in Chandigarh tricity area came from Mohali, followed by eight each from Chandigarh and Panchkula. Those found infected in Chandigarh are residents of Sectors 28, 41, 50, Burail, Dhanas, Kaimbala, Maloya, and PGI campus
Published on May 16, 2022 02:30 AM IST
As many as 27 fresh infections of Covid-19 were reported in the tricity on Sunday. On Saturday, 32 people had tested positive across the tricity.
At 11, most of the cases came from Mohali, followed by eight each from Chandigarh and Panchkula. Those found infected in Chandigarh are residents of Sectors 28, 41, 50, Burail, Dhanas, Kaimbala, Maloya, and PGI campus.
Now, Chandigarh is left with 87 active infections, Mohali 70 and Panchkula 25 while the daily positivity rate in these areas was 0.7%, 2% and 3.3%, respectively, on Sunday.
Fire in Trikuta forest range in J&K’s Reasi
A fire was reported in the Trikuta forest range, the abode of the famous shrine of Mata Vaishno Devi, in Reasi district of Jammu and Kashmir, officials said on Sunday. The fire started deep in forest much away from the revered shrine on Saturday night, causing massive damage to forest wealth, the officials said.
Detailed forensic probe on to identify cause of J&K bus fire: NIA
National Investigation Agency on Sunday said a detailed forensic probe is continuing to identify the reason for the recent cause of a fire in a passenger bus near Katra town, the base camp for the pilgrims visiting Mata Vaishno Devi shrine in Reasi district of Jammu and Kashmir. A team of NIA inspected the wreckage of the bus on Saturday and collected samples during their one-and-a-half hour stay at the scene.
3 firemen injured in blaze near Kasauli air force station
Three firefighters sustained serious burn injuries while trying to douse a massive forest fire that broke out near Kasauli air force station in Solan district late on Sunday. The injured firefighters have been rushed to the PGIMER, Chandigarh. Director, state disaster management authority, Sudesh Kumar Mokhta said fire tenders were rushed to the spot from Kuther and Parwanoo and efforts were on to control the fire.
BJYM’s three-day training camp ends in Dharamshala
The three-day national-level training camp of Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha, the youth wing of BJP, concluded at Dharamshala on Sunday. Additional solicitor general of the Supreme Court, Vikramjit Banerjee, delivered a lecture on ‘Tools of Legal Activism’. The second session was taken up by Paytm founder Vijay Shekhar Sharma, Udaan founder Sujit Kumar and Koo app founder Aprameya Radhakrishna, who shared their views on ‘New India 2047 –Startups, Entrepreneurship, Technology and Government’.
Accused were paid ₹10,000 for putting up Khalistan flags: HP Police
Harbir Singh and Paramjit Singh Pamma are in the police custody till May 16 and being interrogated by an SIT formed to probe the case. During interrogation, the duo confessed that they had written slogans and putting up flags, police sources said. The police are now trying to trace those who financed their activities.