Prime Minister Narendra Modi talks on Radio


English rendering of PM’s address in the 18th Episode of ‘Mann Ki Baat 2.0’ on 29.11.2020


My dear countrymen, Namaskar! I want to share a good news with you all at the beginning of Mann ki Baat today. Every Indian will be proud to know that a very oldidol of Devi Annapurna is returning to India from Canada. This idol was stolen from a temple of Varanasi and smuggled out of the country around 100 years ago somewhere around 1913. I express my gratitude to the Government of Canada and to all those for this large heartedness who made this propitious deed possible. Mata Annapoorna has a very special relationship with Kashi. Now the coming back of her Idol is pleasing for all of us. Just like the idol of Mata Annapurna, a lot of our invaluable heritage has suffered at the handsof International gangs. These gangs sell them at a very high pricein the international market. Now not only are they being subjected to heavy restrictions; India has also increased her efforts for their return. Because of such efforts, India has been successfulin bringing back lots of such idols and artifacts in the past few years.There is a coincidenceattached with the return of theidol of Mata Annapurna… World Heritage Week was celebrated only a few days ago. World Heritage Week provides a wonderful opportunity to the lovers of culture to revisit the past and to know about the history of these important milestones. In spite of these times of corona, this time, we saw people celebrate this Heritage week in an innovative manner. Culture helps a lot during crisis, plays a major role in handling it. Even with the help of technology, culture works like an emotional recharge. Today, lots of museums and libraries in the country are working to make their collection fully digital. In Delhi, our National museum has made some commendable efforts in this respect. National museum is working on introducing around ten virtual galleries- isn’t this interesting! Now, sitting at your home, you can tour National Museum galleries of Delhi. On the one hand it is important to take cultural heritage to the maximum number of people through the medium of technology, the use of technology is also important for the conservation of this heritage. Recently I was reading about an interesting project. There is an island named Svalbard in the north of Norway. A project,Arctic World Archive has been set upon this island. Invaluable heritage data has been stored in this archive in such a manner that no natural or man made disaster can affect it. Just recently,we have received information that the heritage of Ajanta caves is also being digitized and preserved in this project. A full view of the caves of Ajanta shall be on display in this. Along with the digitalized and restored painting, it shall also have important documents and quotes related to it. Friends, the pandemic has on the one hand changed our ways of working; on the other it has provided us with an opportunity to experience nature in a new manner. Our perspective in observing nature has also undergone a change. We are now stepping into the winter season. We will get to see myriad hues of nature. For the past few days Internet is full of viral pictures of Cherry Blossoms. You might be thinking that when I am referring to Cherry Blossoms I am talking about Japan’s distinct identity but it’s not like that. These are not pictures of Japan. These are pictures of Shillong of our Meghalaya. These cherry blossoms have further enhanced the beauty of Meghalaya.

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Clinical Management and Treatment Protocol for Covid-19

Treatment of Covid-19:

Ministry of Health, Government of India has issued a complete protocol yesterday. It lays down the steps to be followed from detection to treatment of Corona virus. These instructions incorporate all previous instructions issued by Ministry, from time to time.

Click to access ClinicalManagementProtocolforCOVID19dated27062020.pdf


Karma is a bitch. Kejriwal should ask Satyendra Jain.

Satyendra Jain is Minister for health in Delhi Government.

Chief Minister of Delhi Arvind Kejriwal is batting everyday, persuading people to stay at home but his minister dashed to the Hospital immediately after he detected fever. Though, it must be said he rightly ignored the advice of the Chief Minister Kejriwal.

The condition of treatment of Corona patients in Delhi and hospitals in particular had become so pathetic that Supreme Court had asked it to explain and the court yesterday came down heavily on the government over filing the affidavit and trying to portray an image that everything is good in the state and said,

“The affidavit tries to give an impression to the court that everything in the government hospital in NCT, Delhi is well and all steps are being taken by the government of NCT of Delhi. When the government does not endeavour to know any shortcomings or lapses in its hospitals and patient care, the chances of remedial action and improvement becomes dim. Every organisation, every individual should be more than ready to know about shortcomings, lapses and it is only after knowing one’s shortcomings and deficiencies, remedial actions can be taken.”

Why USA or Italy or Spain are not winning this war with Corona Virus from Wuhan?

Chinese Checker:

The world is busy playing Chinese checker with the virus that originated in Wuhan, China and is now unleashed on to the world. Presently there are over 8 hundred thousand patients world wide with about quarter of that number in USA alone. The virus came in grip of last 50,000 patients in just 24 hours. This ailment spreads exponentially. The more people are caught with it, more will die and even more will be infected. Let me explain:

Chess problem:

A chess board has 64 squares. What will happen if we place one grain on one of the square and multiply it on every next square? Let me help:

On square one it will be 1 and on second square it will be 2. On third it will be 4. On fourth it will be 8 and so on. Can you now guess what will be the number on 64th square? The number will be Continue reading

Corona virus Covid 19: Who did it?

Death toll in China has crossed 2000 and the there is no reason for assurance that the tragedy is over.

As per media reports the virus was being created in a lab in Wuhan from where it spread out. The insistence on secrecy resulted in further spread of virus as people had no warning not to travel. The military expert on virus Chen Whu has been deputed in Wuhan to oversee the situation. She is the same scientist who had handled SARS virus a decade back.

Meanwhile a Senator from USA Tom Cotton, R-Ark. stood by his earlier suggestion that the deadly coronavirus may have originated in a high-security biochemical lab in Wuhan, China, telling “The Story” Tuesday that we “need to be open to all possibilities” in exploring the origins of the outbreak that has sickened more than 75,000 people around the world. When host Martha MacCallum pressed the Senator on his startling and unverified claim, Cotton cited a study published by Chinese scientists in The Lancet, which he called a “respected international science journal.”

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