Rallies, Entrance Tests Postponed;| Army Related 2021 |

Rallies, Entrance Tests Postponed;| Army Related 2021 |

Guwahati: In view of the prevailing Covid-19 situation, Army recruitment rallies and entrance examinations in different northeastern states have been postponed, officials said on Tuesday.

Defence spokesman Lt. Col P. Khongsai said that all the activities of the Common Entrance Examinations scheduled on April 25 have been postponed.

“All Army recruitment rallies are also postponed till May 31. Fresh dates would be communicated as and when confirmed,” the spokesman said.

He said that the Assam Rifles, under Spear Corps, is organising medical camps in different parts of the northeastern states. Lt. Col Khongsai said that during the conduct of the medical camps, villagers were sensitised about the relevance of personal hygiene, sanitation, usage of face mask and precautions to be observed during vaccination of Covid-19, he added.


Meanwhile, the northeastern states have taken diverse actions following a surge in the number of Covid-19 cases, including imposition of night curfew and closure of educational institutions, to prevent the spread.

The Nagaland and Tripura governments have ordered closures of educational institutions while the lower primary schools in Assam would be closed in the districts where 100 active Covid-19 cases are found in 10 days.

In Meghalaya, the night curfew in East Khasi Hills District, in which capital Shillong falls, has been extended for another week until April 25. The state government also announced a series of measures, including banning entry of tourists from other states.

Chief Minister Conrad K. Sangma said that all schools will close till May 4 in Shillong area and government and private offices will function with 50 per cent attendance

.Night curfew and various other restrictions continue to be in effect in Mizoram capital Aizawl and other parts of the mountainous state.

Railway Recruitment 2021: Applications Invited To Fill Multiple Vacancies, Here’s Detail | Railway Announcement Today|

Railway has released several recruitment notifications inviting applications for several positions like Medical practitioners and officers

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Southern Railway has decided to engage 33 full time contract Medical Practitioners for a period up to 30.06.2021 from the date of engagement to manage the COVID-19 wards at Railway Hospital/Perambur, Chennai, read an official notification.

Name of the post: GDMO

Educational Qualification and desirable work Experience: M.B.B.S with experience in ICU working and operation of ventilator Machine, or, the candidate should be M.B.B.S and registered with the Indian Medical Council.

Experience: One year work experience in a reputed hospital.

Age Limit: For candidates from open market- Should not have completed 53 years of age as on 01.04.2021. However, this upper age limit is relaxable up to 5 years for SC/ST and 3 years for OBC candidates.

For Retired Medical Officers from State / Central Government including retired Railway doctors –should not have completed 65 years of age as on 01.04.2021.

The last date for submission of application for the Railway Recruitment 2021 is on April 23, 2021.

Official Notification

(One) vacancy (Dental surgeon) of Medical officer by engaging full time Dental Surgeon purely on contract basis for a period of one year to serve in Central Hospital on South East Central Railway.

Educational qualification: Bachelors in Dental surgery with three years of minimum working experience or Post Graduate degree in Dental Surgery from any recognised Medical College/University with valid registration with Indian Dental Council.

Upper Age limit 59 years on the date of notification. The contract will cease to exist on the date incumbent attain 60 years of age.

The last date for application submission is on May 19, 2021.

Gangster Hyder’s Escape: Constable, Jail Warder Held For Criminal Negligence| Gangstar news |

Cuttack: Expediting investigation into the escape of dreaded gangster Sheikh Hyder from SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack, Mangalabag police on Tuesday arrested two more persons including a constable, Mohammad Mousim and a warder, Shivnarayan Nanda of Sambalpur jail in connection with the case.

As per reports, Mohammad Mousim was on duty at SCB hospital when Hyder had escaped and he was under police radar since then. The police arrested Mousim and another warder of Sambalpur Jail after accumulating enough evidence against them.

Speaking about the arrests, DCP Prateek Singh said, “As Mousim had alleged that he was drugged by Hyder’s accomplices, we have already sent the food samples to the labs for test and we will be able to shed more light on this after we get the reports.”

“Police personnel were found guilty of gross negligence for which Hyder was able to escape custody. Action is being taken against those responsible,” said Singh.

Singh further said the arrested warder was found guilty of criminal negligence while on duty as he allowed Hyder to use his phone to speak to his aides.

Earlier, constable Mousim had lodged an FIR with the police after Hyder fled from SCB and alleged role of the gangster’s family members in his escape. His FIR mentioned that the gangster’s son, brother and other relatives used to visit him frequently during his treatment at SCB. Mousim alleged that Hyder’s kin had thrown some poisonous substances at him and fled with the gangster as he lost consciousness.

The police had earlier arrested seven accused in this connection including one of his aides, Yakub. With the arrest of Mousim and the jail warder, the total number of arrests reached nine.

Covid-19 Surge In Odisha: Govt Issues Guidelines For Hospitals To Ensure Safety Of Other Patients| Today Covid-19 News|

Bhubaneswar: Odisha is now passing a through a crucial stage of Covid-19 surge.
Under such circumstances, it has now become imperative to ensure that hospitals and other healthcare institutions do not become hotspots.

In the backdrop of the fears, the State government on Tuesday issued fresh guidelines for hospitals. The objective of the guidelines is also to prevent large number of frontline health care providers from getting infected and ensure that all non-Covid health care facilities in the State remains unaffected from contamination.

As per the guidelines, in case Covid positive cases are detected in any section of the hospital, other patients in the room must be shifted to another room temporarily. Similarly, clear instructions have been issued to ensure that the room is sanitized, terminally cleaned and can be reused after closing down for 24 hours.

No life threatening procedure, treatment shall be denied or deferred on the ground of suspicion of COVID infection or non-availability of COVID test report. The hospital shall undertake such treatment taking all universal precaution as per guidelines.

The Odisha government has issued clear instructions to all government and private hospitals to strictly adhere to the IPC (Infection Prevention & Control) guidelines.

Here are the guidelines:

-It is mandatory to create a separate fever clinic and isolation zone / block in hospitals for purpose of screening ILI / SARI cases, suspected contacts, persons coming from hotspot areas and any other suspected COVID cases ; to provide testing / treating facility to these persons. Such facility should have separate entry and exit.

– All patients coming to the hospital should be screened and triaged observing all IPC protocols.

– All hospitals are to ensure adequate hand washing, hand rub facilities and enforce use of mask and social distancing

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Covid-19 Surge: Odisha To Suspend Driving License and LL Tests; | RTO Update Announcement |

Bhubaneswar: With Covid-19 cases rising sharply, the Odisha government on Tuesday decided to suspend all Driving License (DL) and Learner’s License tests across the State.

As per a notification issued by the State Transport Authority (STA), all learners’ and driving license tests will remain suspended from April 22, 2021 till further orders to prevent the transmission of the infection in the State.

“The Government of Odisha in Revenue & Disaster Management (Disaster Management) vide its Order No 2057 dated 19.04.2021 and GA Department vide its Order No 11465/GEN dated 15 04 2021 have issued stipulations in the interest of general public and for containment of COVID-19. In view of above, it is ordered that all learner’s license and driving license test are hereby suspended w e.f. 22.04 2021 till further orders,” the notification read.

All RTOs have been asked to reduce the quota per slots / cancel existing slots for all driving related services and VAHAN related services in respective regions taking into account the prevailing COVID situation.

All RTOs will upload information regarding suspension of DL and LL test in the Facebook / twitter accounts for information of public/stakeholders, the notification added.