Almost 80% of COVID cases in India asymptomatic: Harsh Vardhan

Almost 80% of COVID cases in India asymptomatic: Harsh Vardhan

🕔17:53, 28.May 2020

New Delhi, May 28  Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Thursday said almost 80 per cent of the COVID-19 cases in India are asymptomatic or at best with very mild symptoms. In an exclusive interview to IANS, the Health Minister

Read Full Article
UP to sign MoU for employment of 9.5 lakh migrant workers

UP to sign MoU for employment of 9.5 lakh migrant workers

🕔17:52, 28.May 2020

Lucknow, May 28  The Yogi Adityanath government will sign a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Indian Industries Association (IIA) and the National Real Estate Development Council (NAREDCO) on Friday to ensure employment for 9.5 lakh workers. While the NAREDCO

Read Full Article
Google explores 5% stake in struggling Vodafone Idea: Report

Google explores 5% stake in struggling Vodafone Idea: Report

🕔17:51, 28.May 2020

New Delhi, May 28 In what could alter the Indian telecom scenario, Google is reportedly exploring to buy a 5 per cent stake in financially-stressed Vodafone Idea, a move that would not only pit Sundar Pichai-led tech giant against Facebook which

Read Full Article
Vistara adds more flights to service pent-up essential travel needs: CCO

Vistara adds more flights to service pent-up essential travel needs: CCO

🕔17:50, 28.May 2020

New Delhi, May 28  Full-service carrier Vistara has witnessed a reasonable domestic demand on account of the pent-up travel needs of passengers, the airline’s key executive told IANS. Accordingly, since the start of the domestic services on May 25, the

Read Full Article
Punjab sees COVID-19 recovery rate at 91%

Punjab sees COVID-19 recovery rate at 91%

🕔17:49, 28.May 2020

Chandigarh, May 28  Besides posting the highest Covid-19 recovery rate of 91 per cent in the country, Punjab has also done exceedingly well in keeping all critical mortality rate amongst the lowest at 1.3 per cent, with majority of those

Read Full Article
Testing 1.3 bn people neither possible nor feasible: Harsh Vardhan

Testing 1.3 bn people neither possible nor feasible: Harsh Vardhan

🕔17:46, 28.May 2020

New Delhi, May 28 Testing 1.3 billion people for COVID-19 is neither possible nor feasible, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said in an exclusive interview with IANS on Thursday. Responding to a question on India’s strategy and the status about testing,

Read Full Article
No one-size-fits-all solution, Modi to power ministry

No one-size-fits-all solution, Modi to power ministry

🕔13:24, 28.May 2020

New Delhi, May 28  Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a review meeting with the Ministry of Power and Ministry of New and Renewable Energy has said that the ministries should put in place state-specific solutions instead of looking for a

Read Full Article
194 deaths in single day, India reports 1.58L cases

194 deaths in single day, India reports 1.58L cases

🕔13:23, 28.May 2020

New Delhi, May 28 With 6,566 new cases and 194 new deaths India’s total tally of COVID-19 reached 1,58,333 on Thursday, the Health Ministry data revealed. This is the second highest number of deaths reported in 24 hours, it was on

Read Full Article
NASA, SpaceX postpone historic astronauts launch

NASA, SpaceX postpone historic astronauts launch

🕔09:26, 28.May 2020

Washington, May 28  NASA and SpaceX postponed historic launch of two astronauts to space from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Wednesday due to bad weather. “Due to the weather conditions, the launch is scrubbing,” NASA tweeted, Xinhua reported.

Read Full Article
Pvt-public partnership is working to bring Covid vaccine in India: Dr Harsh Vardhan

Pvt-public partnership is working to bring Covid vaccine in India: Dr Harsh Vardhan

🕔09:24, 28.May 2020

New Delhi, May 28  The governments point man on the gravest health emergency confronting the world and India is Dr Harsh Vardhan, our very own Health Minister, a Chandni Chowk MP. A doctor himself and in the main an Otorhinolaryngologist,

Read Full Article
Boeing lays off nearly 7,000 employees in US

Boeing lays off nearly 7,000 employees in US

🕔09:21, 28.May 2020

New Delhi, May 28  Boeing has announced it is laying off nearly 7,000 employees in its US operations as it starts involuntary layoffs. In a letter to the employees, Boeing President and CEO Dave Calhoun wrote: “Following the reduction-in-force announcement

Read Full Article
Churu bakes at 49.6 degrees Celsius, heatwave to reduce by May 29

Churu bakes at 49.6 degrees Celsius, heatwave to reduce by May 29

🕔09:00, 28.May 2020

New Delhi, May 28 Churu city of Rajasthan once again recorded the maximum temperature at 49.6 degrees Celsius on Wednesday, with the India Meteorological Department (IMD) asserting that the heatwave will substantially reduce by May 29. Besides this, Ganganagar and Bikaner

Read Full Article
US COVID-19 deaths top 100,000: Johns Hopkins University

US COVID-19 deaths top 100,000: Johns Hopkins University

🕔07:19, 28.May 2020

New York, May 28  The number of COVID-19 deaths in the US topped 100,000 on Wednesday, reaching 100,047, according to the Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) at Johns Hopkins University. A total of 1,695,776 cases have been reported

Read Full Article
WHO Foundation launched to support critical health needs

WHO Foundation launched to support critical health needs

🕔07:18, 28.May 2020

Geneva, May 28  The World Health Organization (WHO) has announced the creation of the WHO Foundation, an independent grant-making entity that will support the organization’s efforts to address the most pressing global health challenges. WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said

Read Full Article
Madhya Pradesh cabinet expansion likely soon

Madhya Pradesh cabinet expansion likely soon

🕔07:18, 28.May 2020

Bhopal, May 28  Madhya Pradesh council of ministers may be expanded soon. Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Wednesday said that the cabinet expansion would take place shortly. He did not specify the date though. Chouhan has held parallels with

Read Full Article
Maha Covid-19 deaths zoom to 105 on Wednesday, cases cross 55K

Maha Covid-19 deaths zoom to 105 on Wednesday, cases cross 55K

🕔07:17, 28.May 2020

Mumbai, May 28  Maharashtra on Wednesday notched a new high of 105 Covid-19 deaths, from Tuesday’s previous high of 97 fatalities, with the number of cases shooting above 55,000, health officials said here. The figures include a whopping 64 deaths

Read Full Article
3,543 Shramik Specials ferried 48 lakh people in 26 days

3,543 Shramik Specials ferried 48 lakh people in 26 days

🕔07:15, 28.May 2020

New Delhi, May 28  The Indian Railways transported over 48 lakh stranded migrant workers in 26 days in 3,543 Shramik Special trains that started operating since May 1. A railway ministry official on Wednesday said, “As on May 27, a

Read Full Article
NHAI issues guidelines to get national highways monsoon-ready

NHAI issues guidelines to get national highways monsoon-ready

🕔19:16, 27.May 2020

New Delhi, May 27  To make national highways ready for the upcoming monsoon season, the National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) has issued new policy guidelines to expedite the process of highway maintenance. The guidelines have been issued to regional

Read Full Article
Delhi’s peak power demand clocks seasons’ highest of 5,464 MW

Delhi’s peak power demand clocks seasons’ highest of 5,464 MW

🕔19:14, 27.May 2020

New Delhi, May 27  With the ongoing heat wave and the temperature soaring every passing day, peak power demand in the capital touched the mark of 5,464 MW on Tuesday night, the highest in the season so far, power discom

Read Full Article
64,426 persons cured; recovery rate is 42.4%: Health Ministry

64,426 persons cured; recovery rate is 42.4%: Health Ministry

🕔19:13, 27.May 2020

New Delhi, May 27 A total of 1,51,767 cases have been reported from the country in which 64,426 persons have been cured with the recovery rate being pegged at 42.4%, the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said on Wednesday.

Read Full Article