Norovirus cases have been reported for the first time in India from Kerala.
Norovirus causes inflammation of the stomach or intestines. This is called acute gastroenteritis.
2. Kerala accuses Tamilnadu of causing flood
Kerala government has accused Tamil Nadu of releasing 5000 cusecs of water to the Periyar River from Mullaperiyar reservoir, without any sufficient warning to Kerala, causing flood in Vallakadavu, Vandiperiyar, Chappathu and Upputhara.area of Kerala.
3. “Back to work” scheme of Rajasthan Government for women:
The Congress government of Rajasthan has come up with a unique scheme to provide regular employment to women who have had to quit their earlier jobs due to personal/family issues.
4. Role of Stubble burning in Delhi Pollution
As per SAFAR (System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting and Research) data, the average contribution of stubble burning in neighboring states of Punjab, Haryana and Western Uttar Pradesh to Delhi’s PM 2.5 level in November was 14.6%.
Veteran Telugu film lyricist 'Sirivennela'Sitarama Sastry (66), a recipient of the Padma Shri and numerous other awards, died due to lung cancer-related complications on November 30.
6. Uttarakhand government frees the temples from government control
The Uttarakhand Government took back the The Uttarakhand Char Dham Devasthanam Management Act, 2019 that sought to extend control over 51 temples in Uttarakhand and have been opposed tooth and nail by their seers and managements.
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