A massive sanitization drive began in major cities in Uttar Pradesh on Friday. This is the latest news in India.
Rajkumar Vishwakarma, DG, fire services, told reporters that sanitization was being done with sodium hypochlorite and fire personnel had been instructed to take care and not to spray the disinfectant on human beings and animals.
Spraying will also not be done inside any building due to electrical connections.
Fire personnel have been asked to take photographs and post it on WhatsApp media groups. They have been asked to avoid calling the media personnel to the sanitisation sites to avoid risks.
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Earlier this week, about 50 migrant workers who were at a bus station in Bareilly, were sprayed with sodium hypochlorite by the sanitisation staff. Those who were sprayed, including children, complained of itching in the eyes and rashes on the body.
As the Narendra Modi-led central government is leaving no stone unturned in fight against the novel coronavirus pandemic, 83.5 per cent people from various states “trust in government” in handling the crisis.
The findings came out in the IANS-CVoter exclusive tracker on COVID-19 Wave 2 survey conducted during last seven days among 18 plus adults nationwide. The findings and projections are based on Computer-Assisted Telephone Interviewing (CATI).
Replying to a question “I think Indian government is handling the coronavirus well”, 83.5 per cent people agreed that they trust in government’s steps being taken in fight against the deadly disease, and 9.4 per cent expressed their disagreement. The survey was conducted on March 26 and 27. Of the 83.5 per cent who showed their trust in government, 66.4 per cent strongly agree with the opinion and 17.1 agree with the view.
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A similar survey on the same question done on March 17 and 18 showed that 83.6 per cent people expressed their trust in government in fight against the pandemic which so far has claimed 29 lives and over 1,000 conformed cases. A total of 13.7 per cent people expressed their disagreement.
As per the tracker, the data is weighted to the known demographic profile of the states. Sometimes the table figures do not sum to 100 due to the effects of rounding, it says. “Our final data file has socio-economic profile within plus 1 per cent of the demographic profile of the state. We believe this will give the closest possible trends.”
The Tracking Pol fieldwork covers random probability samples during the last seven days from the release date and that the sample spread is across all assembly segments across all states. This survey covers all states in India and was conducted in 10 languages as part of our routine OmniBus, it says.
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“This is a thorough random probability sample; and we are ensuring a proper representative analysis by statistical weighing of the data to make it representative of the local population as per the latest census and or other available demographic benchmarks.”
The data clarified that it strictly follows the WAPOR code of conduct (World Association of Public Opinion Research) for our ethical and transparent scientific practices and have incorporated the PCI (Press Council of India ) guidelines as our SOP (Standard Operating Procedures). (IANS)
Essential oils, which are “essences” derived from plants, are part of beauty rituals since ages and it is widely known for its wonders in skincare, body care and hair care.
Rahul Agarwal, CEO of organic personal care brand Organic Harvest, shares tips on using them in the winter season.
Oils from Essences are not only rich in nutrients but have unique healing and aromatic properties which helps to facilitate recovery from seasonal illnesses. Many essential oils are proven to be used as an effective healer, nourisher and cleanser.
Eucalyptus essential oil is one of the best for the cold weather which help fight sore throats, cough, seasonal allergies and headaches. The oil has antibacterial properties to improve immunity and blood circulation. It proves to be one of the best home remedies to reduce cough, allergies or to purify your home.
Winters can be particularly harsh on your scalp, causing dandruff and exacerbating dry skin issues. Other popular oils from essences like tea tree and rosemary work wonderfully for itchy and flaky skin. They are the best companion in winters to cure dandruff and reduce skin itching. Bonus, they also work wonderfully as a natural deodorant and fights body odour.
Other useful essential oils for cold weather includes the floral and citrus oils, such as lemon, lavender, grapefruit, jasmine and ylang ylang – which have enriching and calming scents that are said to have mood-boosting and uplifting effect on the mind. (IANS)