Rosneft opens world’s first Geonavigation School in Moscow

Rosneft opens world’s first Geonavigation School in Moscow

🕔11:19, 30.Apr 2021

Moscow, April 30  Integrated energy company Rosneft has opened the world’s first Geonavigation School, designed to train highly-qualified specialists in the field of drilling support. The school was created on the basis of the corporate Geological Drilling Support Centre, the

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At $54B annual run rate, AWS driving Amazon’s Cloud dreams

At $54B annual run rate, AWS driving Amazon’s Cloud dreams

🕔10:43, 30.Apr 2021

New Delhi, April 30  As enterprises no longer want to manage their own technology infrastructure in the Covid-19 times, Amazon Web Services (AWS), which is the Cloud arm of Amazon, has become their preferred choice as it logs $54 billion

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IBM to acquire enterprise software firm Turbonomic for up to $2B

IBM to acquire enterprise software firm Turbonomic for up to $2B

🕔10:40, 30.Apr 2021

New Delhi, April 30  Tech giant IBM has announced to acquire US-based enterprise software company Turbonomic, a deal that according to media reports could be worth up to $2 billion. With the acquisition of Turbonomic, IBM will help companies overcome

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ECOWAS suffered economic contraction in 2020 due to Covid-19

ECOWAS suffered economic contraction in 2020 due to Covid-19

🕔10:34, 30.Apr 2021

Accra, April 30  The West African sub-region suffered an economic downturn in 2020 as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, a top official said. Unlike the average growth of 3.5 per cent in its Gross Domestic Product (GDP) before 2020,

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Amazon’s profits soar as online shopping surges amid pandemic

Amazon’s profits soar as online shopping surges amid pandemic

🕔10:32, 30.Apr 2021

San Francisco, April 30  Riding on the continued surge in online shopping, Amazon has posted another record quarter, with sales soaring 44 per cent (on-year) to $108.5 billion. Net income increased to $8.1 billion in the March quarter, compared with

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Ayush doctors to join fight against Covid in UP

Ayush doctors to join fight against Covid in UP

🕔10:28, 30.Apr 2021

Lucknow, April 30  Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has asked all Ayush practitioners to join the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic. In a virtual interaction with Ayush practitioners, late on Thursday evening, Yogi Adityanath said that they should provide

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Yogi govt to float global tender for Covid vaccine

Yogi govt to float global tender for Covid vaccine

🕔10:22, 30.Apr 2021

Lucknow, April 30  The Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh has decided to float a global tender for four crore vaccine doses. UP has a massive target of vaccinating about nine crore people in the 18-44 age group, according to

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IRDAI directs insurers for prompt action on Covid-19 claims

IRDAI directs insurers for prompt action on Covid-19 claims

🕔10:20, 30.Apr 2021

New Delhi, April 30  The Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI) has directed insurance companies to convey their decision on authorisation for cashless treatment for Covid-19 claims to the hospital within a period of 60 minutes from the

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Harsh Vardhan reviews Covid facilities at Lady Hardinge Medical College

Harsh Vardhan reviews Covid facilities at Lady Hardinge Medical College

🕔07:24, 30.Apr 2021

New Delhi, April 30  Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Thursday visited the Lady Hardinge Medical College (LHMC) here to take a comprehensive review of the Covid facilities available there and measures to further strengthen these. He first visited the

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Bharat Biotech cuts price of Covaxin for states

Bharat Biotech cuts price of Covaxin for states

🕔07:23, 30.Apr 2021

Hyderabad, April 30  Bharat Biotech on Thursday announced that it is slashing the price of its Covid-19 vaccine Covaxin to Rs 400, from Rs 600 earlier, for state governments. The announcement came a day after the Serum Institute of India

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Nepal govt gives nod to CoDS Rawat’s visit

Nepal govt gives nod to CoDS Rawat’s visit

🕔07:21, 30.Apr 2021

Kathmandu, April 30  The Nepal government has given a nod to the visit of Bipin Rawat, Indias first Chief of the Defence Staff (CoDS), to the country in his conducive time. A formal invitation will be sent to him through

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Qatar Airways to ferry key medical aid to India free of charge

Qatar Airways to ferry key medical aid to India free of charge

🕔07:18, 30.Apr 2021

New Delhi, April 30  Qatar Airways on Thursday said it will ferry key medical aid and equipment to India from global suppliers free of charge. The airline intends to transport 300 tonnes of aid from across its global network to

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SBI business activity index hits new low in April

SBI business activity index hits new low in April

🕔07:17, 30.Apr 2021

New Delhi, April 30  The SBI business activity index has declined to hit a new low in April amid the second wave of Covid-19 and the fresh lockdown measures. An SBI Ecowrap report said that the index is 24.3 per

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600 oxygen concentrators from Miami reach India: Hardeep Puri

600 oxygen concentrators from Miami reach India: Hardeep Puri

🕔07:14, 30.Apr 2021

New Delhi, April 30  Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri on Thursday said that 600 oxygen concentrators from US have arrived at the Delhi airport. “SpiceXpress flight carrying 600 oxygen concentrators from Miami USA has landed at @DelhiAirport. These will

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Asian-Pacific area lawmakers seek ‘whole of society’ approach against Covid

Asian-Pacific area lawmakers seek ‘whole of society’ approach against Covid

🕔20:43, 29.Apr 2021

Bangkok, April 29 (IANS) Policymakers from 50 Asian and Pacific countries on Thursday called for a “whole-of-society” response to Covid-19. Indian diplomats, attending the annual session of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) told

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Three-day maritime exercise of Indian, French Navy ends

Three-day maritime exercise of Indian, French Navy ends

🕔20:35, 29.Apr 2021

New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) The three-day bilateral maritime exercise between Indian and French Navy — ‘Varuna-2021’ — has concluded in the Arabian Sea, the Indian Navy said on on Wednesday. Conducted from April 25-27 in the Arabian Sea, the exercise

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RSS operating Covid care centres in 43 cities: Sunil Ambekar

RSS operating Covid care centres in 43 cities: Sunil Ambekar

🕔19:34, 29.Apr 2021

New Delhi, April 29  Amid the Covid-19 surge across the country, the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) has stepped up its public service campaign as its volunteers are operating Covid care centres in 43 cities and extending support to the district

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Urban Indians endorse introduction of ‘vaccine passports’

Urban Indians endorse introduction of ‘vaccine passports’

🕔19:31, 29.Apr 2021

New Delhi, April 29  Most urban Indians and global citizens endorse the introduction of Covid-19 vaccine passports for citizens for travel and other purposes, including visiting events and commercial places, showed a WEF-Ipsos survey. A ‘Vaccine Passport’ is a record

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Health Ministry issues revised guidelines for home isolation, warns against Remdesivir use

Health Ministry issues revised guidelines for home isolation, warns against Remdesivir use

🕔19:21, 29.Apr 2021

New Delhi, April 29  The decision to administer Remdesivir or use any other investigational therapy must be taken by a medical professional and the drug must be administered only in a hospital setting, said the ‘Revised guidelines for home isolation

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