India to participate in solidarity trial of coronavirus vaccine: ICMR

India to participate in solidarity trial of coronavirus vaccine: ICMR

🕔20:42, 27.Mar 2020

New Delhi, March 27 The Indian Council for Medical Research said on Friday that India is likely to participate in the solidarity trial of coronavirus vaccine to be conducted by the World Health Organization. Speaking at a press conference here, ICMR

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PM Modi to RJs: Spread news of recovery, celebrate corona warriors

PM Modi to RJs: Spread news of recovery, celebrate corona warriors

🕔20:38, 27.Mar 2020

New Delhi, March 27  Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday interacted with Radio Jockeys (RJs) via video conference where he appreciated the role played by the RJs in spreading awareness about COVID-19. He said it is praiseworthy that even in

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After PM, UK Health Secretary also tests positive for coronavirus

After PM, UK Health Secretary also tests positive for coronavirus

🕔20:37, 27.Mar 2020

London, March 27  Shortly after UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Friday announced he had tested positive for coronavirus and would work in self-isolation, Health Secretary Matt Hancock also said that he was also infected with the disease. “Following medical

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SJVN provides Rs 1 Cr for buying ventilators

SJVN provides Rs 1 Cr for buying ventilators

🕔20:29, 27.Mar 2020

SJVN Limited,  a Miniratna PSU under the Union Ministry of Power, has taken several measures to deal with this coronavirus ( COVID-19) pandemic, which has taken the world by storm. In this time of crisis, the central PSU has agreed in

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Officers and staff of MNRE working from Home through e-office platform

Officers and staff of MNRE working from Home through e-office platform

🕔20:28, 27.Mar 2020

Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has  been working through e-office from home. Besides movement of files and notings online, review meetings are also taking place through video conferencing. Shri R. K. Singh, Minister for New and Renewable Energy

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SC relaxes March 31 deadline for BS VI vehicles

SC relaxes March 31 deadline for BS VI vehicles

🕔20:00, 27.Mar 2020

New Delhi, March 27  The Supreme Court on Friday allowed the sale of BS-IV compliant vehicles for 10 days, barring NCR-Delhi, after the lifting of the 21-day nationwide lockdown announced by the Prime Minister from Tuesday midnight due to the

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COVID-19: Domestic flights suspension extended till April 14

COVID-19: Domestic flights suspension extended till April 14

🕔17:46, 27.Mar 2020

New Delhi, March 27  Aviation regulator DGCA has extended the suspension of domestic flights by a fortnight till April 14 in view of the ongoing 21-day nationwide lockdown due to the coronavirus crisis. The Director General of Civil Aviation had

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UK PM tests positive for Covid-19, to work on from home

UK PM tests positive for Covid-19, to work on from home

🕔17:42, 27.Mar 2020

London, March 27  UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Friday disclosed he has tested positive for coronavirus but will continue to discharge his duties from self-isolation. He becomes the second high-profile British leader to test positive for coronavirus in recent

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All operating locations of IndianOil functioning normally, No shortage of petrol, diesel and LPG stocks

All operating locations of IndianOil functioning normally, No shortage of petrol, diesel and LPG stocks

🕔17:38, 27.Mar 2020

New Delhi, March 27, 2020 : All operating locations of IndianOil – bulk storage points, LPG distributorships and fuel stations – are functioning normally under the advisory of their respective State Governments/local administrations for maintaining essential services of petroleum products to

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Prez tells Guvs to rope in pvt doctors, relief workers to combat COVID-19

Prez tells Guvs to rope in pvt doctors, relief workers to combat COVID-19

🕔17:04, 27.Mar 2020

New Delhi, March 27  In an unprecedented interaction over the emerging COVID-19 crisis in India, President Ram Nath Kovind on Friday suggested all the Governors and Lieutenant Governors of the country to make all out efforts to supplement medical relief

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Patients discharged, but held back by lockdown

Patients discharged, but held back by lockdown

🕔14:59, 27.Mar 2020

Lucknow, March 27 Patients who have been discharged (and their attendants) are now stranded in the King George’s Medical University (KGMU) because of the lockdown. These patients, declared ‘healthy’ are being forced to stay in the sheds on the KGMU campus.

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RBI allows 3 month moratorium on all term loan EMIs

RBI allows 3 month moratorium on all term loan EMIs

🕔13:50, 27.Mar 2020

New Delhi, March 27 In a big relief to the corporate sector, the Reserve Bank of India on Friday allowed a three month moratorium on payment of instalment in respect of all term loans outstanding on March 1, 2020. “All

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Coronavirus: Media body asks PM to include scribes in govt”s special insurance scheme

Coronavirus: Media body asks PM to include scribes in govt”s special insurance scheme

🕔11:33, 27.Mar 2020

VIRUS-JOURNALISTS-INSURANCE New Delhi, Mar 26 A body of accredited journalists has urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to include mediapersons in a special insurance scheme announced by the government in the wake of coronavirus outbreak. In a letter written to the

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RBI MPC Cuts Repo Rate By 75 bps, Reverse Repo Rate By 90 bps & maintain accommodative stance

RBI MPC Cuts Repo Rate By 75 bps, Reverse Repo Rate By 90 bps & maintain accommodative stance

🕔10:51, 27.Mar 2020

All retail loans including the EMI are also covered in the moratorium Credit card payment are not covered in the 3 month moratorium. Mumbai, Mar 72 The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Friday massively reduced the key lending rates

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RBI cuts key lending rates to 4.40%; maintains accommodative stance

RBI cuts key lending rates to 4.40%; maintains accommodative stance

🕔10:39, 27.Mar 2020

Mumbai, March 27  The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Friday massively reduced the key lending rates in response to the COVID-19 outbreak. Accordingly, the Monetary Policy Committee of the central bank in an unscheduled meet reduced the repo rate

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Govt restricts sale of wonder drug ‘hydroxychloroquine’

Govt restricts sale of wonder drug ‘hydroxychloroquine’

🕔10:30, 27.Mar 2020

New Delhi, March 27 The Centre has restricted sale and distribution of “hydroxychloroquine” declaring it as an essential drug to treat the COVID-19 patients and meet the requirements of emergency arising due to the pandemic. The Ministry of Health and Family

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Sensex up 1,100 points on RBI relief hopes

Sensex up 1,100 points on RBI relief hopes

🕔10:28, 27.Mar 2020

Mumbai, March 27  The Indian stock market witnessed a gap-up opening on Friday and the Sensex traded over 1,100 points higher of hopes of further relief by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI). RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das is scheduled to

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World Bank finalizing $160bn COVID-19 relief program

World Bank finalizing $160bn COVID-19 relief program

🕔10:26, 27.Mar 2020

Washington, March 27 The World Bank Group President David Malpass said hat the multilateral lender was finalizing a package that could provide as much as $160 billion in financial support for the worst-hit countries by the coronavirus pandemic. “The goals are

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Railway coaches to be turned into isolation wards

Railway coaches to be turned into isolation wards

🕔10:25, 27.Mar 2020

Prayagraj, March 27  The Indian Railways is preparing to convert train coaches into isolation wards to prepare for a fight against coronavirus pandemic. North Central Railway (NCR) General Manager Rajiv Chaudhary, said that the Railways are trying to convert a

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