Covid recovery rate better from 7.10% to 41.61%: Health Ministry

Covid recovery rate better from 7.10% to 41.61%: Health Ministry

🕔18:26, 26.May 2020

New Delhi, May 26  The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Tuesday said the recovery rate in Covid-19 cases in the country has been constantly improving on a daily basis. Speaking at a press conference, Health Ministry Joint Secretary

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India’s GDP likely to contract 5% in FY 2020-21: Crisil

India’s GDP likely to contract 5% in FY 2020-21: Crisil

🕔18:25, 26.May 2020

New Delhi, May 26  Days after the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) said that India’s GDP growth for the financial year 2020-21 may remain in the negative territory, CRISIL has projected that the country’s economy contract by 5 per cent

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Bharti Telecom sells 2.75% Airtel stake, raises Rs 8,433 cr

Bharti Telecom sells 2.75% Airtel stake, raises Rs 8,433 cr

🕔18:23, 26.May 2020

New Delhi, May 26  Bharti Telecom has sold 2.75 per cent stake in Bharti Airtel to institutional investors through an accelerated book building process in the secondary market, raising Rs 8,433 crore. The allocation was done to over 50 accounts

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India to continue using HCQ as prophylaxis for COVID: ICMR

India to continue using HCQ as prophylaxis for COVID: ICMR

🕔18:22, 26.May 2020

New Delhi, May 26 The Indian Council of Medical Research on Tuesday said it will continue using hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) medicine as prophylaxis for COVID-19 disease. Speaking at a press conference, Dr Balram Bhargava, Director General (DG) of the ICMR, told the

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BHARAT PETROLEUM LAUNCHES LPG CYLINDER BOOKING ON WHATSAPP

BHARAT PETROLEUM LAUNCHES LPG CYLINDER BOOKING ON WHATSAPP

🕔17:45, 26.May 2020

From today the Bharat Gas LPG customers across the country would be able to book LPG cylinders on WhatsApp. Bharat Petroleum with more than 7.1 crores customers across the country today takes this transformational journey by introducing WhatsApp Business channel

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Ola resumes airport operations across 22 locations in India

Ola resumes airport operations across 22 locations in India

🕔16:58, 26.May 2020

New Delhi, May 26  Ride-hailing major Ola on Tuesday said it had resumed its services at Indira Gandhi International Airport in New Delhi, along with 21 other airports in the country, following recommencement of India’s domestic passenger flight services this

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PFC signs MoU with NBPCL to fund projects worth ₹ 22,000 crore for 225 MW hydro-electric projects & Multipurpose projects in Madhya Pradesh

PFC signs MoU with NBPCL to fund projects worth ₹ 22,000 crore for 225 MW hydro-electric projects & Multipurpose projects in Madhya Pradesh

🕔16:52, 26.May 2020

New Delhi, 26th May 2020: Government-owned Power Finance Corporation (PFC), India’s leading NBFC, today entered into an agreement with Narmada Basin Projects Company Ltd. (NBPCL), a wholly-owned company of Govt. of Madhya Pradesh,  to fund projects worth Rs.22,000 crore for

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Coming 15 days to be more challenging in handling COVID-19: Naveen

Coming 15 days to be more challenging in handling COVID-19: Naveen

🕔16:23, 26.May 2020

Bhubaneswar, May 26  Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday said the coming 15 days will be more challenging in handling the COVID-19 situation in the state. “With opening up of flights and railways, the coming 15 days to a

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Glenmark to start trial combining 2 anti-viral drugs on India Covid patients

Glenmark to start trial combining 2 anti-viral drugs on India Covid patients

🕔16:21, 26.May 2020

New Delhi, May 26  Glenmark Pharmaceuticals announced on Tuesday that it will commence another new Phase 3 clinical trial on a combination of two anti-viral drugs Favipiravir and Umifenovir in hospitalized patients of moderate COVID-19 in India. Glenmark has received

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WHO warns of COVID-19 ‘second peak’ as lockdowns ease

WHO warns of COVID-19 ‘second peak’ as lockdowns ease

🕔16:20, 26.May 2020

Geneva, May 26  Countries could see a “second peak” of coronavirus cases during the first wave of the pandemic if lockdown restrictions were lifted too soon, the World Health Organization (WHO) has warned. Mike Ryan, the WHO’s head of emergencies,

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Novavax begins clinical trial of Covid-19 vaccine in Australia

Novavax begins clinical trial of Covid-19 vaccine in Australia

🕔11:25, 26.May 2020

Sydney, May 26 US-based biotechnology company Novavax has started enrolling participants in Australia for a clinical trial of its coronavirus vaccine candidate, NVX-CoV2373. Preliminary immunogenicity and safety results from the Phase 1 portion of the trial are expected in July 2020,

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Uber India lays off around 600 employees

Uber India lays off around 600 employees

🕔11:21, 26.May 2020

New Delhi, May 26  Uber India on Tuesday announced to lay off around 600 full time employees due to impact of the coronavirus crisis. The affected employees would be from across driver and rider support among other functions, President for

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REC Limited ties up with TajSATS to provide nutritious meals to frontline healthcare workers

REC Limited ties up with TajSATS to provide nutritious meals to frontline healthcare workers

🕔10:50, 26.May 2020

New Delhi, 26th May 2020: REC Limited, a Government of India PSU and one of India’s largest power financiers, is spearheading the mission to feed the medical staff in key government hospitals as well as poor daily wage labourers across the nation,

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UP migrants resent quarantine posters pasted on houses

UP migrants resent quarantine posters pasted on houses

🕔10:39, 26.May 2020

Lucknow, May 26  Various districts in Uttar Pradesh have now started putting up posters outside the houses of those who have been kept in home quarantine, particularly migrant workers. People in quarantine, however, resent the move because it adds to

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‘Human trials for COVID-19 vaccine may begin in at least 6 months’

‘Human trials for COVID-19 vaccine may begin in at least 6 months’

🕔10:37, 26.May 2020

New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) As India ranked 10th in the global infection list, overtaking Iran, which was an early hotspot of coronavirus, India’s top medical body has said the human trials of COVID-19 vaccine may begin at least in six

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WHO suspends HCQ clinical trial on COVID-19 patients

WHO suspends HCQ clinical trial on COVID-19 patients

🕔10:29, 26.May 2020

Geneva, May 26  Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, the World Health Organization’s (WHO) Director-General, said that a clinical trial of hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) on COVID-19 patients has come to “a temporary pause”, while the safety data of the the anti-malaria drug was being

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Delhi’s power demand touches season’s peak, up by 56% from April

Delhi’s power demand touches season’s peak, up by 56% from April

🕔06:49, 26.May 2020

New Delhi, May 26  The peak power demand in the national capital has touched season’s highest at 5,268 MW on intervening night of Sunday and Monday and was up by 56 per cent over April, the BSES said, adding that

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India resumes flight services, but passengers harried

India resumes flight services, but passengers harried

🕔06:48, 26.May 2020

New Delhi/Mumbai, May 26  After some initial hiccups, India on Monday resumed domestic passenger flight services, exactly two months after these operations were suspended due to the Covid-19 outbreak. A total of 532 domestic flights were operated which ferried 39,231

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India an attractive investment destination: Anurag Thakur

India an attractive investment destination: Anurag Thakur

🕔18:29, 25.May 2020

New Delhi, May 25  Union Minister of State for Finance Anurag Thakur has said that India under Prime Minister Narendra Modi is successfully fighting the battle against Covid-19. He said the government has chalked out a roadmap to make India

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Domestic passenger traffic might bounce back in next 6 months: DIAL CEO

Domestic passenger traffic might bounce back in next 6 months: DIAL CEO

🕔17:42, 25.May 2020

New Delhi, May 25  Inspite of several challenges posed by Covid-19, the top executive of national capital’s IGI Airport estimates that domestic passenger traffic will bounce back in another 6 to 8 months. The Delhi International Airport Ltd (DIAL), the

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