Girls’ college in Karnataka sealed as 28 students test positive

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Mandya (Karnataka), Sep 30 | A girls college in Karnataka’s Mandya was sealed by the Health Department on Friday as 28 of its students tested positive for Covid.

The Government Pre-University College for Girls, located in Nagamangala town, has a large number of students from rural areas.

College authorities had conducted checks on 412 girl students and 19 have tested positive. Another nine girl students who have been their primary contacts also tested positive. After the first case in the college surfaced on Wednesday, the college authorities, as a precautionary measure, and got all the students tested.

Deputy Director of Public Instruction Umesh said that all the 28 students have been admitted to the Covid centre in the government hospital. The college premises have been sprayed with disinfectant and sealed for seven days.

District Health Officer Dhananjay said all students were tested as one of them showed Covid-19 symptoms.

“Without wasting time, tests were conducted on primary contacts and all students. 28 girl students have tested positive for Corona and all of them are asymptomatic.

“All students are responding well to the treatment and getting well. There is no need for panic,” he said.

Source: IANS

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New Delhi, Dec 8 | Military chopper crashes in TN Gen Bipin Rawat on board (2nd Ld). A military chopper crashed in Tamil Nadu’s Coonoor on Wednesday in which Indian’s Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat was travelling along with others.

The number of casualties are still unknown and local police has ascertained only three rescued and searches are on for others.

Along with General Rawat, his wife Madhulika Rawat, Brigadier L.S. Lidder, Lieutenant Colonel Harjinder Singh, Naik Gursewak Singh, Naik Jitender Kumar, Naik Vivek Kumar, Naik B. Sai Teja, Havaldar Satpal and pilots were travelling in the chopper.

Confirming about General Rawat presence, Indian Air Force tweeted, “An IAF Mi-17V5 helicopter, with CDS Gen Bipin Rawat on board, met with an accident today near Coonoor, Tamil Nadu.”

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The force said that an inquiry has been ordered to ascertain the cause of the accident.

The rescued suffered serious injuries and have been taken to Wellington cantonment.

Source: IANS

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Military chopper crashes in TN Gen Bipin Rawat on board (Ld)

Military chopper crashes in TN Gen Bipin Rawat on board (Ld)

New Delhi, Dec 8 | Military chopper crashes in TN Gen Bipin Rawat on board (Ld). A military chopper crashed in Tamil Nadu’s Coonoor on Wednesday in which Indian’s Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat was travelling along with 14 others.

The number of casualties are still unknown and local police have ascertained only three rescued and searches are on for others.

Emergency rescue teams have been rushed to the spot.

 Military chopper crashes in TN Gen Bipin Rawat on board (2nd Ld)

Confirming about General Rawat’s presence, Indian Air Force said, “An IAF Mi-17V5 helicopter, with CDS Gen Bipin Rawat on board, met with an accident today near Coonoor, Tamil Nadu.”

The force said that an inquiry has been ordered to ascertain the cause of the accident.

The rescued suffered serious injuries and have been taken to Wellington cantonment.

Source: IANS

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