Pink eye picks pace early this season

With the onset of summer, conjunctivitis is on the prowl. Doctors said though the peak period for the eye disease is yet to come, the number of patients has already started picking up. Since the viral conjunctivitis is highly contagious, the infection can soon assume an alarming proportion if the affected and those who are in their close contact don’t take preventive and precautionary measures. “The infection itself is self limiting (an illness or condition which will resolve on its own), lasting between three days to two weeks. But, the…

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BJP Picks Vijay Rupani As Gujarat Chief Minister, Nitin Patel His Deputy

  HIGHLIGHTS Vijay Rupani is close to both BJP president Amit Shah and PM Modi Nitin Patel was widely expected to be chosen as the next chief minister Anandiben Patel quit as Gujarat Chief Minister on Monday citing age AHMEDABAD:¬†BJP’s state chief Vijay Rupani will be the next chief minister of Gujarat. Senior minister Nitin Patel, widely tipped for the post, will have to settle for deputy. Mr Rupani, a Jain leader, is close to both Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP chief Amit Shah, whose influence is seen in…

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