We have prepared India for the worst: Health Minister on Covid crisis

We have prepared India for the worst: Health Minister on Covid crisis

🕔18:09, 9.May 2020

New Delhi, May 9  We do not anticipate the worst kind of situation in India like other developed countries, which are badly hit by Covid-19 crisis, but still we have prepared the whole country for the worst possible scenario, said

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Russia reports 10,817 COVID-19 cases in 24 hrs

Russia reports 10,817 COVID-19 cases in 24 hrs

🕔17:09, 9.May 2020

Moscow, May 9 The overall number of coronavirus cases in Russia increased to 198,676 on Saturday after the emergence of 10,817 new infections in the last 24 hour, health authorities said. According to the country’s anti-coronavirus crisis centre, the death toll

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3.4 lakh workers ferried in 302 Shramik trains since May 1

3.4 lakh workers ferried in 302 Shramik trains since May 1

🕔17:08, 9.May 2020

New Delhi, May 9  The Indian Railways has since May 1 operated 302 Shramik special trains to transported over 3.4 lakh migrant workers, students, pilgrims and tourists stuck across India due to the nationwide lockdown to their home states. A

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Situation at Vizag plant under control: LG Polymers

Situation at Vizag plant under control: LG Polymers

🕔17:07, 9.May 2020

Visakhapatnam, May 9  Two days after the gas leak that claimed 12 lives and affected hundreds others, LG Polymers India, here on Saturday, said the situation at the plant had been brought under control. The initial investigation, it said, suggested

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RIL’s first rights issue in 3 decades likely to open on May 22

RIL’s first rights issue in 3 decades likely to open on May 22

🕔17:06, 9.May 2020

New Delhi, May 9 The rights issue of Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) is expected to open on May 22. It will be priced at Rs 1,257 per share with a share ratio at 1:15. The issue amount is Rs 53,125 crore.

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5 US lawmakers ask Trump to suspend new H-1B visas

5 US lawmakers ask Trump to suspend new H-1B visas

🕔10:16, 9.May 2020

New York, May 9  US President Donald Trump has been asked by five lawmakers to temporarily suspend new H-1B and practical training visas as unemployment in the country soars to highest ever numbers on record. Their proposals do not call

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India inches towards 60,000 COVID-19 cases

India inches towards 60,000 COVID-19 cases

🕔10:13, 9.May 2020

New Delhi, May 9  Total number of Covid-19 cases in the country mounted to 59,662 on Saturday, with 3,320 cases and 95 deaths reported in the last 24 hours, the Union Health Ministry said. Of the total, 39,834 are active

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SC seeks RBI response on plea against interest on deferred EMIs

SC seeks RBI response on plea against interest on deferred EMIs

🕔07:13, 9.May 2020

New Delhi, May 8 The Supreme Court on Friday sought the RBI’s response on a plea challenging charging interest on loans, even after the central bank ordered a three month moratorium on the payment of EMIs. The plea has termed this

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PMO supervised ‘Vande Bharat Mission’ to bring back Indians stuck abroad

PMO supervised ‘Vande Bharat Mission’ to bring back Indians stuck abroad

🕔07:05, 9.May 2020

New Delhi, May 9  ‘Vande Bharat Mission’, the endeavour to bring home Indians stuck abroad amid the coronavirus lockdown, was chalked out under the supervision of the PMO. The mission was set rolling on Thursday as two special aircraft brought

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PM Modi, Italy PM discuss health, economic impact of COVID-19

PM Modi, Italy PM discuss health, economic impact of COVID-19

🕔07:04, 9.May 2020

New Delhi, May 9  Prime Minister Narendra Modi discussed the measures required to address the health and ecoomic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic with his Italian counterpart Giuseppe Conte over a phone call. Over a phone call on Friday, PM

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Saudi sovereign fund explores buying minority stake in Jio

Saudi sovereign fund explores buying minority stake in Jio

🕔07:03, 9.May 2020

New Delhi, May 9 Saudi Arabia’s sovereign wealth fund, which has Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman as the Chairman, is considering to buy a minority stake in Reliance Industries Ltd’s (RIL) digital unit Jio Platforms, sources close to the development said.

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India’s healthcare infra can get boost post Covid-19: Jitendra Singh

India’s healthcare infra can get boost post Covid-19: Jitendra Singh

🕔07:02, 9.May 2020

New Delhi, May 9  Union Minister Jitendra Singh on Friday said that India’s healthcare infrastructure can receive a major boost, post novel coronavirus phase “if planned judiciously”. His remarks came during discussion on post-Covid healthcare issue with top professionals of

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Union Bank, PNB Housing Finance announce rate cuts

Union Bank, PNB Housing Finance announce rate cuts

🕔07:00, 9.May 2020

New Delhi, May 9 In a relief for the common man, banks and NBFCs have off late announced rate cuts, with Union Bank of India and PNB Housing Finance Ltd joining the fray on Friday. The Union Bank of India has

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Relief for NRIs and foreign visitors on residency status amid lockdown

Relief for NRIs and foreign visitors on residency status amid lockdown

🕔07:00, 9.May 2020

New Delhi, May 9  The Finance Ministry on Friday announced relief to those who have been facing difficulty with the status of their residency in India under the provisions of the Income Tax Act, due to lockdown and suspension of

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Two more Covid deaths in Delhi, tally crosses 6,300

Two more Covid deaths in Delhi, tally crosses 6,300

🕔06:58, 9.May 2020

New Delhi, May 9  With 338 new cases reported in a day, the total count of Covid cases in Delhi reached 6,318 on Friday, the Health Department said. Two new deaths were reported in the last 24 hours, taking the

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