Tuesday, 24 May, 2022

Topic: Bhilwara

How Bhilwara is using lessons learnt from its 2020 ‘model’ to fight this Covid wave

Bhilwara administration has returned to its mode of 'ruthless containment' and curfews, even banning essential workers from stepping out, to bring the crisis under control.

Bhilwara man fined over Rs 6 lakh after 1 wedding guest dies of Covid, 15 test positive

The man had invited 50 guests for his son's wedding in Bhilwara, Rajasthan, on 13 June.

Rajasthan and Kerala can teach the world how to fight coronavirus

During the Covid-19 crisis, people in Rajasthan’s Bhilwara went into health screening while Kerala launched an app to check the spread of fake information.

No discussing Bhilwara model with media, IAS officer Rajendra Bhatt in letter to officials

District magistrate Rajendra Bhatt has warned action against erring officials under the Rajasthan Epidemic Act, 1957 and the Disaster Management Act.

Lives & economy are hanging by a thread & Sonia Gandhi’s singing the Rahul song

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

It was Rahul’s warning that helped Bhilwara tackle Covid-19, says Sonia at Congress meet

Speaking to state Congress chiefs, Sonia Gandhi says India would have been in a better position if Modi govt had heeded Rahul advice too.

‘Super spreader’ infects nearly 100 people in Jaipur, Rajasthan gets second Covid-19 hotspot 

In Jaipur locality of Ramganj, almost 100 people have been infected by a 45-year-old man who returned from Oman and ignored quarantine rules.

This 56-year-old IAS officer is the brain behind Bhilwara model of fighting Covid-19

Rajendra Bhatt isn’t ready to declare victory over coronavirus just yet, despite no new cases in 10 days. He says the Bhilwara model was ‘no rocket science’.

‘Bhilwara model’ on Aaj Tak, Razdan grills Satyendar Jain, how to beat virus by CNN’s Cuomo

A quick take on what prime time TV news talked about.

Modi govt’s post-lockdown containment plan and the Bhilwara model that’s key to it

In episode 437 of #CutTheClutter, Shekhar Gupta delves into the containment plan released by the Indian government and how Rajasthan's Bhilwara successfully curbed Covid-19.

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World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.


Boeing's F/A-18 Super Hornet pulls off its first successful launch from a ski-jump at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, US | Photo credit: Boeing

2 American Super Hornets in India as Boeing looks to showcase fighters for Navy deal

Navy looking at about 26 multi-role deck-based fighters for its aircraft carrier. Visit by Super Hornets comes close on heels of similar trip by competitor Rafale M of Dassault Aviation.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.