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Prime Minister Narendra Modi chairs high-level meeting on International Yoga Day

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By NewsGram Staff Writer

The Prime Minister Narendra Modi yesterday chaired a high-level meeting to review the preparations for International Yoga Day – June 21st. He said the planning of activities and events on Yoga Day should aim to make Yoga a mass movement, all over the world.

Emphasizing that Yoga’s central theme is “synergy,” the Prime Minister called for a coordinated effort, not only from various Government Ministries and Departments, but also with people’s active participation, to enable a befitting celebration for the first International Yoga Day. He called for the involvement of eminent yoga practitioners, spiritual leaders and other distinguished individuals from various walks of life, so as to make the event a success.

The Prime Minister was given an overview of the preparations for the various events being planned in India and across the world, to mark the first-ever International Yoga Day.

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Indian Railways Develop Disinfectant Tunnel To Fight Against Novel Coronavirus

The official said that upon contact in the tunnel, the spray is efficient enough to kill the virus

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A railway ministry official said that the loco shed in Maharashtra's Bhusaval has developed a disinfection tunnel to fight Covid-19. Wikimedia Commons

The Indian Railways has developed a disinfection tunnel to sanitise people for just Rs 10,000, officials said on Monday.

A railway ministry official said that the loco shed in Maharashtra’s Bhusaval has developed a disinfection tunnel to fight Covid-19.

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He said one set of three nozzles spray one ppm sodium hypochlorite solution, as people walk for a duration of between three and five seconds inside the tunnel.

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The Indian Railways has developed a disinfection tunnel to sanitise people for just Rs 10,000, officials said on Monday. Wikimedia Commons

The official said that upon contact in the tunnel, the spray is efficient enough to kill the virus.

He said the total cost of the tunnel was around Rs 10,000 and its capacity is of 500 litres.

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The disinfection tunnel will work uninterrupted for 16 hours, hence requiring refilling only once a day. (IANS)