The Khelo India Winter Games 2024 concluded in Gulmarg, with the Army emerging victorious after a thrilling final day of competition. Alpine skier Bobby Pandey’s gold medal in the parallel slalom event proved decisive, propelling Army to the top of the medal table with 10 gold medals. This narrow margin placed them one gold ahead of Karnataka (9 gold) and three ahead of Maharashtra (7 gold), who had led after the first round in Ladakh.

Tristan Stubbs has etched his name in the annals of South African cricket history, becoming the 11th batter to achieve a first-class triple-century in the nation, and notably the eighth since readmission. His remarkable feat not only underscores his individual brilliance but also serves as a significant boost for the South African Test team, signaling the emergence of a potent talent in their ranks. Stubbs’ outstanding performance places him at the forefront of Division 11’s leading run-scorers in the domestic four-day competition.

After the success of the ‘International Purple Fest, 2024’ held in Goa from 8th to 13th January, 2024, the Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (DEPwD) under the Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment is set to host a day-long celebration of inclusivity at Amrit Udyaan in the Rashtrapati Bhawan on 26th February, 2024. The President of India, Smt Droupadi Murmu, will inaugurate the Purple Fest event, emphasizing the nation’s commitment to inclusivity and empowerment.

The 5th edition of the Joint Military Exercise ‘Dharma Guardian’ commenced today at the Mahajan Field Firing Ranges in Rajasthan, India. The exercise, scheduled to run from February 25th to March 9th, 2024, brings together the Indian Army and the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force (JGSDF) for a focused training program aimed at enhancing interoperability and fostering closer military cooperation.

Geeta Batra, a distinguished Indian economist, has been appointed as the Director of the Independent Evaluation Office (IEO) of the World Bank’s Global Environment Facility (GEF). This appointment marks a significant milestone, as Batra becomes the first woman from a developing country to assume this prestigious role.

Union Minister of Information and Broadcasting, Shri Anurag Singh Thakur, revealed plans for a new office of the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) in Chandigarh. This move aims to support filmmakers in the region by making the process of obtaining film certification more convenient. At the closing ceremony of the Chitra Bharati Film Festival in Chandigarh, Shri Thakur highlighted that filmmakers in the region will now have access to screening their films and submitting necessary edits or changes without the need to travel to Delhi or Mumbai. This decision is expected to benefit the Punjabi film industry significantly.

The Vimarsh 2023 5G Hackathon, a collaborative effort between Telecom Centres of Excellence (TCoE) India under the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) and the Bureau of Police Research and Development (BPR&D), Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA), aimed to revolutionize Law Enforcement Agencies (LEAs) operations. This initiative sought to explore groundbreaking solutions and promote innovation within the law enforcement domain.

Recently, the Central University of Bihar (CUSB) achieved a significant milestone as the University Grants Commission (UGC) granted it Category-1 status. This accomplishment holds particular significance in a state where state universities encounter accreditation challenges and academic performance issues.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated India’s longest cable-stayed bridge, Sudarshan Setu, in Gujarat’s Dwarka. This monumental infrastructure project, connecting Okha and Beyt Dwarka island, stands as a testament to the nation’s commitment to progress and connectivity.  Sudarshan Setu, formerly known as the Signature Bridge, has been constructed at a cost of Rs. 979 crore. Spanning an impressive 2.32 km, it is India’s longest cable-stayed bridge, serving as a vital link between the Okha mainland and Beyt Dwarka island. Prime Minister Modi laid the foundation stone of this project in October 2017, envisioning it as a crucial connection between the old and new Dwarka.

Dubai’s Department of Economy and Tourism (DET) has announced the introduction of a five-year multiple-entry visa aimed at enhancing travel between India and the UAE. This initiative comes in response to the significant increase in Indian visitors to Dubai, with India being the top source market for tourists in the region.

Norovirus, a highly contagious virus belonging to the Caliciviridae family, presents a significant public health concern worldwide. Characterized by its rapid transmission through various mediums, including close personal contact, contaminated surfaces, and consumption of infected food or water, this pathogen poses challenges for both healthcare systems and individuals alike.

Symptoms and Onset

Upon exposure to norovirus, individuals typically experience a swift onset of symptoms within a relatively short incubation period of 12 to 48 hours. These symptoms encompass a range of gastrointestinal disturbances, such as profuse diarrhea, severe abdominal pain, persistent vomiting, nausea, fever, and muscle aches. Most infected individuals experience a short-lived illness lasting 1 to 3 days. However, vulnerable groups such as young children, the elderly, and those with weakened immune systems are at higher risk of complications, particularly dehydration.

No responses yet

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Recent Comments

No comments to show.