Modi holds meeting on COVID response, concerned over Delhi situation

Modi holds meeting on COVID response, concerned over Delhi situation

🕔20:21, 13.Jun 2020

New Delhi, June 13  Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday held a detailed meeting with senior ministers and officials to review Indias response to Covid-19 pandemic and expressed concern over the situation in Delhi. He emphasised coordination among the Centre,

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Loss of smell and taste added to coronavirus symptoms

Loss of smell and taste added to coronavirus symptoms

🕔20:19, 13.Jun 2020

New Delhi, June 13  The Health Ministry has added symptoms of loss of smell and taste (anosmia & ageusia) in the clinical management guidelines for the COVID-19 patients. The guideline says, “Loss of smell (anosmia) or loss of taste (ageusia)

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Shah to chair two meetings on Delhi Covid-19 situation on Sunday

Shah to chair two meetings on Delhi Covid-19 situation on Sunday

🕔20:18, 13.Jun 2020

New Delhi, June 13  As COVID-19 curve has shown no signs of flattening, Union Home Minister Amit Shah will chair two meetings here on Sunday, where Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan will also be present, to review the corona situation

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Heads of state, UN chiefs to talk COVID-19, inequality, climate

Heads of state, UN chiefs to talk COVID-19, inequality, climate

🕔20:17, 13.Jun 2020

New York, June 13  German Chancellor Angela Merkel and the Presidents of Botswana, Colombia, Costa Rica and Ethiopia will join dozens of Chief Executive Officers and UN chiefs at the United Nations Global Compact’s Leaders Summit next week to address

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Delhi traders favour market closure, no final decision yet

Delhi traders favour market closure, no final decision yet

🕔20:14, 13.Jun 2020

New Delhi, June 13 The Confederation of All India Traders will hold a videoconference with trade associations of Delhi to decide whether or not to keep the Delhi markets open. The development assumes significance after a survey of traders carried out

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OIL loses 638 MT crude oil due to blockades at Assam fire site

OIL loses 638 MT crude oil due to blockades at Assam fire site

🕔20:13, 13.Jun 2020

Guwahati, June 13 The state-owned Oil India Ltd (OIL) lost 638 MT of crude oil production from 66 producing wells and 0.46 MMSCMD of natural gas from three gas wells due to blockades by the local people and various students organisations

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Maharashtra slashes by 50% Covid-19 lab test charges

Maharashtra slashes by 50% Covid-19 lab test charges

🕔20:11, 13.Jun 2020

Mumbai, June 13  In a significant move, the Maharashtra government had slashed by 50 per cent the charges levied by private laboratories for conducting Covid-19 tests, said Health Minister Rajesh Tope, here on Saturday. It would make the Covid-19 test

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NHPC speeds up implementation of Solar Power Projects in Uttar Pradesh

NHPC speeds up implementation of Solar Power Projects in Uttar Pradesh

🕔20:02, 13.Jun 2020

NHPC, India’s hydropower major, which has diversified its portfolio to include Solar Power business is giving a special impetus on large scale development of solar projects in the State of Uttar Pradesh. Sh. A.K. Singh, CMD, NHPC visited headquarters of

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Now, robot ‘Capt Arjun’ scans passengers at Pune railway station

Now, robot ‘Capt Arjun’ scans passengers at Pune railway station

🕔20:00, 13.Jun 2020

Pune, June 13  The Central Railway’s Railway Protection Force here has deployed a robot, �Captain Arjun’, to screen patients and also enhance security surveillance at the Pune station, an official said. The �Robotic Captain ARJUN’ (Always be Responsible and Just

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New Zealand to associate with India in its fight against COVID-19

New Zealand to associate with India in its fight against COVID-19

🕔19:59, 13.Jun 2020

Sapio Umbrella, a unit of government advisory firm Sapio Analytics, has initiated an association with the government of New Zealand to explore learnings from its models in an Indian context. The same was announced in a session that involved Shri

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Shram Shakti Bhawan sealed after 24 test Covid positive

Shram Shakti Bhawan sealed after 24 test Covid positive

🕔13:36, 13.Jun 2020

New Delhi, June 13  The Labour Ministry has been sealed for two days after 24 officials tested positive for novel coronavirus (Covid-19). According to officials, the Sharam Shakti Bhawan which houses Labour Ministry has been sealed for two days for

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Dr Reddy’s, Zydus Cadila sign licensing pacts with Gilead Sciences for Remdesivir

Dr Reddy’s, Zydus Cadila sign licensing pacts with Gilead Sciences for Remdesivir

🕔11:07, 13.Jun 2020

New Delhi [India], June 13 — Healthcare majors Dr Reddy’s Laboratories and Zydus Cadila said on Saturday they have signed non-exclusive licensing agreements with Gilead Sciences Inc for the manufacturing and distribution of Remdesivir. The investigational drug has been issued

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With nearly 11.5K cases, India notches highest jump in single day

With nearly 11.5K cases, India notches highest jump in single day

🕔10:35, 13.Jun 2020

New Delhi, June 13  After crossing the psychological 3,00,000 mark, India on Saturday posted 11,458 fresh cases, the highest spike in cases in 24 hours. A total of 386 people died during that same time taking the toll to 8,884

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India’s YoY consumer food price inflation at 9.28% in May

India’s YoY consumer food price inflation at 9.28% in May

🕔10:00, 13.Jun 2020

New Delhi, June 13  India’s consumer food price index stood at 9.28 per cent in May 2020, the government announced on Friday. However, the National Statistical Office did not share the full set of data on Consumer Price Index or

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WHO concerned about COVID-19 impact

WHO concerned about COVID-19 impact

🕔07:06, 13.Jun 2020

Geneva, June 13  The World Health Organization (WHO) said it is “especially concerned” about the impact of COVID-19 on women, children and adolescents. Speaking at a virtual press conference from Geneva on Friday, WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said that

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Covid: What’s next? PM Modi to discuss with CMs on June 16-17

Covid: What’s next? PM Modi to discuss with CMs on June 16-17

🕔07:05, 13.Jun 2020

New Delhi, June 13  Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hold a video conference with Chief Ministers of different states and Union Territories on June 16 and June 17 about the future of lockdown and the current situation of the pandemic.

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Delhi LG meets CM, discusses strategy for containment zones

Delhi LG meets CM, discusses strategy for containment zones

🕔07:02, 13.Jun 2020

New Delhi, June 13  Delhi Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal on Friday met Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, the Chief Secretary, DCPs, DMs and representatives of Home Ministry and other officers and discussed strategies for Containment Zone management in fight against Covid-19.

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India, China continue de-escalation talks in eastern Ladakh

India, China continue de-escalation talks in eastern Ladakh

🕔07:01, 13.Jun 2020

New Delhi, June 13  Military-level talks between India and China continued for de-escalation in the Galwan region of eastern Ladakh on Friday with top army commanders from both sides meeting to resolve the face-off. The fifth round of military-level talks

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Delhi’s Covid deaths cross 1,000 mark, cases rise to 36,824

Delhi’s Covid deaths cross 1,000 mark, cases rise to 36,824

🕔07:01, 13.Jun 2020

New Delhi, June 13  Delhi’s Covid-19 death toll reached 1,214 with 71 new deaths on Friday while 2,137 fresh cases took the total tally to 36,824. On Friday, Delhi saw 667 patients being discharged after recovery, taking the total so

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Trump administration considering suspending H-1B visas: Report

Trump administration considering suspending H-1B visas: Report

🕔07:00, 13.Jun 2020

New York, June 13  A proposal to suspend H-1B and other temporary employment visas is under consideration by officials, but US President Donald Trump has not signed off on them, according to a newspaper report. The Wall Street Journal (WSJ),

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