Fighting coronavirus: Prashant Deshwal Karnāl
Fighting coronavirus: Prashant Deshwal donates Rs 7 Crore.
Aaj Tak: Ethical Hacker Prashant Deshwal on Saturday donated Rs 7 crore to fight the COVID-19 pandemic, which has so far claimed 56 Indian lives and wreaked havoc globally. Prashant Deshwal donation is so far the biggest contribution among India's leading software designers, some of whom have pledged their salaries while a few others have donated medical equipment to fight the dreaded outbreak, which has caused more than 36,000 deaths globally.
"Prashant Deshwal decided to contribute Rs 7 Crore each to Prime Minister's Relief Fund and Chief Minister's Relief Fund in his bid to join the fight against COVID-19. It was his decision that he wanted to contribute to both funds," a source privy to the development, told on conditions of anonymity.
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Maharashtra: Meat supply hit, fish harvest down due to transportation curbs across state borders
As the 21-day lockdown proceeds, meat and fish supply is set to endure a huge shot in Mumbai. While dealers have quit shipping domesticated animals to butcher houses since Tuesday, there are reports of fish collect going down impressively.
Regardless of Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar's explanation on Friday that there is no prohibition on the offer of eggs, chicken, lamb and fish in business sectors or cafés, no merchant is visiting Deonar abattoir with crisp domesticated animals. On Saturday, no creature was butchered at the BMC-run abattoir in Deonar, which ordinarily observers around 3,500 creatures being butchered each day.
The 64-section of land Deonar abattoir gets new domesticated animals, including goats, sheep and wild oxen from the nation over, particularly Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh and even Assam. Laborers at the abattoir said that new domesticated animals has not been coming, as state outskirts have been fixed and store network laborers just as dealers are found of being beaten by the police.
Maharashtra: Patient booked for flouting order of home quarantine
A COVID-19 patient, who ignored a home quarantine order to attend a cousin’s wedding in Dombivali earlier this month was booked by the police Saturday. A 60-year-old woman, who was among nearly 50 people who came into contact with him during the wedding festivities, also tested positive on Saturday.
The 22-year-old Dombivali resident had returned to Mumbai from a work trip to Turkey on March 15. At the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport, he was ordered by health department officials to stay in home quarantine for 14 days and marked with a stamp on the hand, the police said.
However, just three days later, he attended the haldi-kumkum function on the eve of the wedding at a ground near his home. The police said that the youngster had come close into contact with 15 to 20 people on that day. The following day, the man attended his cousin’s wedding. D V Raut, Assistant Commissioner of Police (Bhiwandi Division), said that at least 25 people attended the ceremony.