Cases against UP Minister may not be withdrawn

Cases against UP Minister may not be withdrawn

Cases against UP Minister may not be withdrawn The state government had earlier sought a report on 18 points from the district administration for withdrawal of all four cases against Sachan. “The government sought a report on withdrawing four cases against MSME minister Rakesh Sachan. The prosecution and police have not recommended withdrawal in two … Read more

54 cases, 2,000 accused, 500-600 counsel — and just one judge to hear them

54 cases, 2,000 accused, 500-600 counsel -- and just one judge to hear them

“The petitioners may be an accused of taking life of a person but if the allegations are proved, they cannot commit more heinous crime that of playing with the life of young students. It would be a case of mass killing of the career of numerous students,” the then MP HC Chief Justice Hemant Gupta … Read more

Ebola cases in Uganda rise to 11

Ebola cases in Uganda rise to 11

The Ministry in a statement issued here on Friday added that in the last 24 hours four more cases were registered, bringing the cumulative number of confirmed Ebola cases in the country to 11, Xinhua news agency reported. The Ministry also said three more deaths were recorded, bringing the cumulative number of deaths to 11, … Read more

Kerala Police register 53 cases, 127 PFI activists arrested for violence

Kerala Police register 53 cases, 127 PFI activists arrested for violence

PFI activists called for a dawn-to-dusk shutdown to protest the arrest of 19 fellow activists including their leaders, as part of an early morning joint operation by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) and National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Thursday. Things appeared to change after the Kerala High Court, on Friday, strongly condemned and initiated suo motu … Read more

Dengue rampage continues in Pak with over 1,000 new cases in 24 hrs

Dengue rampage continues in Pak with over 1,000 new cases in 24 hrs

The worst-hit Sindh province registered 402 new cases, with the majority (297) reported in Karachi, Xinhua news agency quoted the provincial health department as saying. The number of dengue cases in Sindh this month has risen to 4,319, bringing the total to 6,888 this year. The province has also reported 30 deaths. Also in the … Read more

Seven confirmed cases amid Uganda’s rare strain of Ebola virus

Seven confirmed cases amid Uganda's rare strain of Ebola virus

Kyobe made the announcement on Thursday at an online press briefing held by the World Health Organization Regional Office for Africa, based in Brazzaville, capital of the Republic of the Congo, adding that the epidemic “appears to have started around the beginning of September”, Xinhua news agency reported. Kyobe said that the country has reported … Read more

Canada confirms 1,379 monkeypox cases

Canada confirms 1,379 monkeypox cases

Of the confirmed cases, 667 are from Ontario, 515 from Quebec, 150 from British Columbia, 39 from Alberta, three from Saskatchewan, two from the Yukon and one each from Nova Scotia, Manitoba and New Brunswick, the health agency was quoted as saying by Xinhua news agency. The provinces are waiting for the National Advisory Committee … Read more

Discontinuation of smallpox vaccine might have helped in resurgence in monkeypox cases: Experts

Discontinuation of smallpox vaccine might have helped in resurgence in monkeypox cases: Experts

“The waning immunity in humans due to the discontinuation of smallpox vaccine has established the scope for the resurgence of monkeypox, demonstrated by the re-emergence of outbreak after an absence of 30-40 years. Currently many of the cases that are confirmed are prevalent amongst individuals below 40 years of age with a median age of … Read more

US reports nearly 24,000 monkeypox cases

US reports nearly 24,000 monkeypox cases

California had the most confirmed cases among US states so far, with 4,656 cases, followed by New York with 3,755 and Florida with 2,398, Xinhua news agency reported, citing the CDC data. Monkeypox infections are rarely fatal, with most cases resolving within two to four weeks. According to the World Health Organization, the disease has … Read more