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1. Norovirus Cases in Thrissur

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%.


5. Padma Shri awardee ‘Sirivennela’ Seetharama Sastry passed away.

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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