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Dr KK Aggarwal, The Former National President of IMA passed away due to covid-19

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Dr KK Aggarwal

The fury of COVID-19 has led to many deaths. People have lost their loved ones, and some live in that fear of losing their loved ones. Adding one more number to the death tally of COVID-19, Padma Shree Awardee Dr. KK Aggarwal, Former National President of IMA passed away. This article would look at his life and last days. 

Who was Dr KK Aggarwal

Dr KK Agarwal was a Padma Shree awardee and former president of the Indian medical association. He was 62 years old, and he was a cardiologist. He was always known as a vital part of the Indian medical fraternity. Besides receiving Padam Shri for his immense contributions to the medical field, he had also won the Dr BC Roy award and presidency of Heart Care Foundation. 

His efforts during the COVID pandemic

Dr KK Aggarwal came forward to render maximum possible help for COVID-19 patients. He educated almost 100 million people about COVID-19 through several videos and educational programs. Dr KK Aggarwal always came forward for promoting public welfare and health awareness.

He had always been a very positive personality. Dr KK Aggarwal always wanted his life to be celebrated and not mourned. He had also taken both the Covid doses but could not prevent infection. After getting his second one,also posted a video on his social media handle to educate the masses about vaccination doses. 

He made extraordinary efforts to bring a smile to the faces of people during a covid pandemic. His video in which his wife was seen scorning her for not taking her for COVID-19 Vaccination became popular. The video was very much enjoyed, and he commented that he is happy that he has been able to bring a smile to people’s space during these Harsh Times. 

His last days

Dr KK Aggarwal was tested COVID positive and was admitted to AIIMS hospital in Delhi. He was on the ventilator for the past several days. But unfortunately, Dr. KK Aggarwal, Former National President of IMA passed away on 17 May 2021 at 11:30 pm after fighting with a COVID-19 infection for several days. 

Almost everyone mourns the death of this great personality. When the news of his death became viral, many people came forward on their social media handles to pay condolences to the family. 

Closing words 

Almost every day, we receive news of COVID deaths. So it is crucial to protect yourself by taking proper COVID safety protocols. Wear a mask, maintain social distancing and wash your hands at regular intervals. Only then we can fight this COVID pandemic.

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1st Cases In Andhra, Chandigarh; India’s Omicron Count Now 38: 10 Points

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Omicron

Omicron cases are increasing and there are cases of Covid-19 variant in Delhi, Rajasthan, Karnataka, Maharashtra and Gujarat. 

There are fresh Omicron patients risen to 38 as 1 each in Chandigarh, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh and Kerala. 

Top news related to Omicron 

There was the first case in Nagpur, Maharashtra. A 40-year-old man came back from South Africa via Delhi. He was tested positive at the airport on December 6.There was the 18th case of omicron on December 11 and 12.In Kerala’s Ernakulam, a patient returned from the UK via Abu Dhabi and tested positive for Omicron. Till then, he was home quarantined and his family members and other passengers were home quarantined. A 20-year-old who came from Italy tested positive. A man who returned from Ireland to Andhra Pradesh was tested positive for Omicron. Maharashtra has the maximum number of cases.The ICMR unit in Assam has developed a new testing kit to detect Omicron in two hours.The WHO warned the nations of the Asia Pacific region to boost healthcare capacity and full vaccinate their people.

Conclusion 

The Omicron strain is considered to be highly transmissible and it has spread to almost 59 nations.

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India’s Harnaaz Sandhu crowned Miss Universe 2021

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India's Harnaaz Sandhu crowned Miss Universe 2021

Harnaaz Sandhu, a 21 year old from India, represented India at the 70th Miss Universe 2021 which was held at Eilat, Israel. 

In 2000, Lara Dutta won the title of Miss Universe.

She was presented the crown by Andrea Meza,  the former Miss Universe of 2020 from Mexico which was live-streamed all across the world.

The first runner up was from Paraguay and second runner up was from South Africa.

About the Miss Universe event 

In the top three rounds, the contestants were asked what advice would you give to young women watching on how to deal with the pressures they face today?

Harnaaz Sandhu answered this question amazingly. She said the biggest pressure the youth of today is facing,  is to believe in themselves.  To know that you are unique makes you beautiful.  Stop comparing yourselves with others and let’s talk about more important things that are happening worldwide.  Come out and speak for yourself,  because you’re the leader of your life.  You are the voice of your own. I believed in myself and that is why I am standing here today. 

Conclusion 

Her powerful answer made the beauty top 3 of calling for less talk and more action.

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Farmer union to meet the government to decide on further movement

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Farmer union to meet the government to decide on further movement

The proposal from the government which addresses the pending issues has been accepted by farmer unions and the farmer union will be meeting the government on Thursday (9th December 2021) at noon.

Farmer union to meet the government and decide further movement

The farmer union, SKM (Samyukta Kisan Morcha) accepted the government proposal which addresses the pending issues of farmers.

It was on Tuesday (7th December 2021) when the central government sent the draft to the farmer union which is a five-member committee. Sources have indicated that once the final draft of the proposal agreed by both the parties is received by the union, the farmers’ protest which started on 26 November 2020 will end.

The issues listed in the draft were Surety on Minimum Support Price, withdrawal of the draft Electricity Amendments Bill, 2020/2021, withdrawal of criminal cases against the farmers, and also compensation for the families of farmers who died during the protest.

The SKM said that they will be meeting the government at Singhu Border on Thursday at noon to come up with a formal decision and later end the protest.

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