Guidelines list activities in Red Zones in lockdown 3.0

Guidelines list activities in Red Zones in lockdown 3.0

🕔23:43, 1.May 2020

New Delhi, May 1  Cycle rickshaws, autos, taxi, cabs, barber shops and intra-district plying of vehicles and buses are restricted in Red Zones mentioned in the fresh lockdown 3.0 guidelines to break the chain of COVID-19 transmission. However, the guidelines

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Extension of Lockdown for a further period of Two Weeks with effect from May 4, 2020

Extension of Lockdown for a further period of Two Weeks with effect from May 4, 2020

🕔21:02, 1.May 2020

New Delhi, 01 MAY After a comprehensive review, and in view of the Lockdown measures having led to significant gains in the COVID-19 situation in the country, Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA), Government of India (GoI) issued an Order under

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India Lockdown 3.0 : MHA extends lockdown till May 17, lists relaxations for less-affected areas

India Lockdown 3.0 : MHA extends lockdown till May 17, lists relaxations for less-affected areas

🕔20:51, 1.May 2020

New Delhi, May 1 Citing “significant gains” of the ongoing restriction across the country, the Union Home Ministry on Friday extended the countrywide lockdown for a further period of two weeks with effect from May 4 to contain the Covid-19

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Haryana eases guidelines for industrial units’ operations

Haryana eases guidelines for industrial units’ operations

🕔20:17, 1.May 2020

Chandigarh, May 1  Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar has approved the revised state guidelines for easing of lockdown in the state, an official said on Friday. An official spokesman said activities would be allowed on the automatic route after

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Railways to run Shramik Specials to ferry students, tourists, labourers

Railways to run Shramik Specials to ferry students, tourists, labourers

🕔20:16, 1.May 2020

New Delhi, May 1 Following demands of the state governments to run special trains, the Indian Railways on Friday said it has decided to run ‘Shramik Special’ trains from Friday to move the stranded labourers, pilgrims, tourists and students. Railways Executive

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CII welcomes Telangana’s move to re-start industrial activity

CII welcomes Telangana’s move to re-start industrial activity

🕔20:14, 1.May 2020

Hyderabad, May 1  The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), Telangana, on Friday welcomed the state government’s move to gradually resume industrial activity. It hailed the government’s directions to district collectors to permit the operations of the industries located in rural

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Lockdown to balloon discom losses, electricity demand to fall in decades

Lockdown to balloon discom losses, electricity demand to fall in decades

🕔20:00, 1.May 2020

New Delhi, May 1  One month of nationwide lockdown has done more damage to the power sector than what mismanagement by state utilities failed to do in years. The Covid-19 outbreak and the subsequent lockdown has squeezed power demand sharply

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MHA extends lockdown for 2 more weeks from May 4

MHA extends lockdown for 2 more weeks from May 4

🕔19:57, 1.May 2020

New Delhi, May 1  The nationwide lockdown has been extended for a further period of two weeks with effect from May 4, Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) said on Friday. The third phase of lockdown will continue till May 17.

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Lockdown 3.0? Govt identifies zones post May 3

Lockdown 3.0? Govt identifies zones post May 3

🕔16:36, 1.May 2020

New Delhi, May 1  The Centre has finalsed the criteria for delimitation of various zones after May 3. It has identified at least 130 districts as red zones, 284 orange zones and 319 green zones. According to a letter written

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Researchers develop fast antibody blood test for Covid-19

Researchers develop fast antibody blood test for Covid-19

🕔16:35, 1.May 2020

Beijing, May 1  A team of researchers here has developed a quick, sensitive test of antibodies against coronavirus in human blood, which could help doctors track a person’s exposure to the disease, as well as confirm suspected Covid-19 cases which

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Goyal to talk logistics, industrial activity resumption of biz leaders

Goyal to talk logistics, industrial activity resumption of biz leaders

🕔16:33, 1.May 2020

New Delhi, May 1  Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal is scheduled to talk to industry representatives on Friday over video-conference regarding smooth resumption of operations and the logistical issues as the lockdown restrictions are eased. The business leaders include

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American Physicians of Indian Origin asks Trump to launch plasma drive

American Physicians of Indian Origin asks Trump to launch plasma drive

🕔16:32, 1.May 2020

Washington, May 1  With no effective remedy or vaccination available yet to fight the coronavirus epidemic, the American Physicians of Indian Origin (AAPI) has written to President Donald Trump, state governors and lawmakers to launch a plasma drive, it was

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EC allows polls to 9 M’rashtra legislative council seats on May 21

EC allows polls to 9 M’rashtra legislative council seats on May 21

🕔16:31, 1.May 2020

New Delhi, May 1  The Election Commission on Friday announced to hold polls to nine legislative council seats in Maharashtra on May 21, giving Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray an opportunity to become an MLC within the six-month deadline for being

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SAIL emerges as the largest miner for steel making input minerals in FY’20

SAIL emerges as the largest miner for steel making input minerals in FY’20

🕔16:21, 1.May 2020

New Delhi, May 01, 2020: Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL), a Maharatna Public Sector Unit, has emerged as the largest miner for steel making input minerals in FY 2019-20. While Coal India Limited is the overall largest miner in the

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Ramesh Babu V takes charge as Director (Operations), NTPC

Ramesh Babu V takes charge as Director (Operations), NTPC

🕔16:15, 1.May 2020

Shri Ramesh Babu V assumes his new role as Director (Operations), NTPC Ltd w.e.f 01.05.2020.  Shri Babu graduated as a Mechanical Engineer from NIT Srinagar and completed his Masters in Thermal Engineering from IIT Delhi. He joined NTPC as Executive

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BHEL optimises emphasis on Employee Engagement during the Lockdown

BHEL optimises emphasis on Employee Engagement during the Lockdown

🕔16:06, 1.May 2020

New Delhi, May 1: Undaunted by the unprecedented halt in operations due to the lockdown, Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has achieved a major milestone by successfully implementing a huge employee engagement initiative. In the past one month, the company has

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Special train ferries 1,200 migrants from Telangana to Jharkhand

Special train ferries 1,200 migrants from Telangana to Jharkhand

🕔11:42, 1.May 2020

Hyderabad/New Delhi, May 1  A special non-stop train with 1,200 stranded migrants started from Telangana to Jharkhand’s Hatia, officials said on Friday. According to the railway officials, a special non-stop train operated as a one-off service on Friday morning from

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Rs 15.75 cr Covid-19 health insurance claims lodged till date

Rs 15.75 cr Covid-19 health insurance claims lodged till date

🕔11:40, 1.May 2020

Chennai, May 1  A total of about 790 health insurance claims amounting to about Rs 15.75 crore for Covid-19 have been lodged with the non-life insurers across the country till date, said an industry official. Speaking on the condition of

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India COVID-19 tally reaches 35,043, deaths touch 1,147

India COVID-19 tally reaches 35,043, deaths touch 1,147

🕔11:39, 1.May 2020

New Delhi, May 1  With 1993 new cases and 73 new fatalities in 24 hours, the total number of COVID-19 cases in the country climbed to 35,043 on Friday morning, the Union Health Ministry said. Of the total cases, 25,007

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US discussing restructuring supply chains with India: Pompeo

US discussing restructuring supply chains with India: Pompeo

🕔07:43, 1.May 2020

New York, May 01 With nations around the world battered by their dependence on China for vital supplies during the COVID-19 pandemic, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has said that Washington was discussing restructuring global supply chains with India and

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