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Mumbai Braces For Cyclone Nisarga; Western Naval Command Geared Up For Emergency Response

In Mumbai, the Maharashtra Naval Area will be on standby with five Flood Rescue Teams and three Diving Teams.  Recce of known flood-prone areas has been undertaken and all necessary preparations are in place. Similar arrangements have been set up within the Karwar Naval Area, the Goa Naval Area as well as Gujarat Daman and Diu Naval Areas.   The respective Area and Station Commanders are in touch with the State authorities, NDRF and SDRF to be able to respond to a crisis situation in the shortest possible time.  In addition, naval Dornier aircraft and helicopters at various Naval Air Stations at Mumbai, Goa and Porbandar are ready at short notice to ferry teams inaccessible during floods as also rescue stranded personnel.

ICMR to Leverage IBM Watson Assistant to Bolster Rapid Response to India’s Frontline Testing Facilities on COVID-19

As India rises to meet the challenge of COVID-19, it is crucial to enable government bodies such as ICMR to utilize data and capabilities effectively for rapid detection and treatment. This collaboration is Good Tech in action and IBM’s commitment of enabling governments, businesses and citizens across the globe to have access to technology and expertise in tackling the challenges of COVID-19 pandemic.

Over 3,40,000 Meals Served By Sadhu Vaswani Mission During Lockdown

The pandemic has brought with it, to the surface, larger issues; of helplessness, of homelessness and of hunger! Stranded in the scorching heat, displaced and penniless, the sufferings of the daily-wage workers is indeed a pitiable sight. Severely affected are also those dependent on the earning of a single member of a family and whose bread-winner is a migrant in another state. The differently-abled, blind, deaf and mute, special persons and senior citizens have their own woeful story to narrate.