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,

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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.

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Oil India reports blowout at well in Assam

Oil India reports blowout at well in Assam

🕔18:57, 27.May 2020

At around 10.30 AM this morning (27/05/2020) the producing well of Baghjan 5 under Baghjan Oilfield of Oil India Limited in Tinsukia district suddenly became very active while work over operations were on. As a consequence the ongoing operations had

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NHPC distributes personal hygiene kits during Swachhata Pakhwada 2020

NHPC distributes personal hygiene kits during Swachhata Pakhwada 2020

🕔17:05, 27.May 2020

NHPC Limited, India’s premier hydropower company is observing Swachhata Pakhwada across all it regional offices, power stations and projects from 16th to 31st May 2020. During this Pakhwada, NHPC is also organizing various activities like cleanliness awareness programmes, cleanliness drives and hygiene

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TN signs 17 investment MoUs worth Rs 15,128 cr

TN signs 17 investment MoUs worth Rs 15,128 cr

🕔17:03, 27.May 2020

Chennai, May 27 The Tamil Nadu government on Wednesday signed 17 Memorandums of Understanding (MoU) involving an investment of Rs 15,128 crore having a potential to generate about 47,150 jobs. The MoUs were signed with companies that are already operating in

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UP units seek 5 lakh workers from skill mapping bank

UP units seek 5 lakh workers from skill mapping bank

🕔17:01, 27.May 2020

Lucknow, May 27 UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath’s efforts have started paying rich dividends and some industrial units in the state have sought five lakh skilled workers from the skill mapping data bank. According to the official spokesman, the Chief Minister

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Record 792 cases in 24 hours in Delhi, toll crosses 300-mark

Record 792 cases in 24 hours in Delhi, toll crosses 300-mark

🕔17:00, 27.May 2020

New Delhi, May 27  The coronavirus cases count in the national capital witnessed a record jump of 792 in a day, taking the total tally to 15,257 and the death toll reached 303, the Delhi Health Department said on Wednesday.

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RT-LAMP kits soon for COVID-19 diagnosis: Harsh Varshan

RT-LAMP kits soon for COVID-19 diagnosis: Harsh Varshan

🕔16:58, 27.May 2020

New Delhi, May 27  Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Wednesday said that the CSIR-Indian Institute of Integrative Medicine, Jammu, a constituent lab of the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) is to develop and scale up a new

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Govt postpones strategic sale of BPCL for second time

Govt postpones strategic sale of BPCL for second time

🕔16:55, 27.May 2020

New Delhi, May 27 The government has further extended the deadline for bidding to buy its entire 52.98 per cent stake in the country’s second-biggest oil refiner, Bharat Petroleum Corp Ltd (BPCL), by over one-and-a-half months to July 31. This is

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Donations by companies to PM-CARES Fund notified as CSR

Donations by companies to PM-CARES Fund notified as CSR

🕔16:06, 27.May 2020

New Delhi, May 27  Two months after it made the announcement, the Ministry of Corporate Affairs has finally notified that donations made by companies to the Prime Ministers Citizens Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations Fund (PM-CARES Fund) will be

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Corona cases cross 1.5L mark in India, with 42.44% recovery

Corona cases cross 1.5L mark in India, with 42.44% recovery

🕔11:25, 27.May 2020

New Delhi, May 27  Maintaining the plateau of over 6,000 cases, India on Wednesday crossed the psychological 1.5 lakh mark of total Covid-19 cases so far. However it also posted a strong recovery rate of 42.44 per cent as at

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