US Consulate in Hyd cancels visa services from May 3

US Consulate in Hyd cancels visa services from May 3

🕔14:22, 27.Apr 2021

Hyderabad, April 27  The US Consulate General on Tuesday announced that it has cancelled all routine visa services from May 3 in view of Covid-19 situation. “Considering current COVID-19 conditions, all routine visa services at the U.S. Consulate General Hyderabad

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OPPO, Vivo donate to help fight India’s O2 shortage

OPPO, Vivo donate to help fight India’s O2 shortage

🕔14:16, 27.Apr 2021

New Delhi, April 27  Smartphone makers OPPO and Vivo have pledged their support in the ongoing oxygen shortage faced in the country. Vivo India announced a donation of Rs 2 crore to address oxygen shortage in the country. “We are

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Banks require prior RBI nod for appointment of statutory auditors

Banks require prior RBI nod for appointment of statutory auditors

🕔14:13, 27.Apr 2021

Mumbai, April 27  Commercial banks will have to take prior approval of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) for appointment of Statutory Central Auditors (SCA) and Statutory Auditors (SAs). The RBI on Tuesday issued of guidelines for appointment of statutory

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Fuel prices unchanged as Covid surge keeps crude stable

Fuel prices unchanged as Covid surge keeps crude stable

🕔14:11, 27.Apr 2021

New Delhi, April 27  Fuel prices in the country remained unchanged on Tuesday as oil marketing companies decided to press the pause mode and analyse the global developments before effecting a revision. Accordingly, pump price of petrol and diesel remained

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Delhi to get 500 temporary ICU beds at Ramlila Maidan

Delhi to get 500 temporary ICU beds at Ramlila Maidan

🕔14:09, 27.Apr 2021

New Delhi, April 27  Keeping in view the surging Covid cases, the Delhi government has decided to set up 500 ICU beds at historic Ramlila Maidan to treat Covid patients. This facility will be ready in the month of May,

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Oxygen express from Chhattisgarh reaches Delhi

Oxygen express from Chhattisgarh reaches Delhi

🕔13:49, 27.Apr 2021

New Delhi, April 27  Oxygen express carrying 70 tonnes of oxygen from Chhattisgarh reached the national capital on Tuesday morning. This is the first oxygen express to reach Delhi carrying oxygen to be distributed to different hospitals in the city.

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WHO reserves judgement on Indian coronavirus variant

WHO reserves judgement on Indian coronavirus variant

🕔10:11, 27.Apr 2021

Geneva, April 27 The World Health Organization (WHO) has warned against jumping to conclusions about a new coronavirus variant discovered in India, saying it had not yet classified it as worrying. A WHO spokeswoman said that it was not clear at

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Biden pledges US ‘steadfast support’ for India in fighting Covid

Biden pledges US ‘steadfast support’ for India in fighting Covid

🕔06:39, 27.Apr 2021

New York, April 27  Having lifted the ban on the supply of vaccine raw materials and Covid-fighting products for India, US President Joe Biden on Monday assured Prime Minister Narendra Modi that the US will work closely with India to

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US supplies of AstraZeneca vaccine to India could take ‘weeks’

US supplies of AstraZeneca vaccine to India could take ‘weeks’

🕔06:38, 27.Apr 2021

New York, April 27  The US is “looking at options” to ship millions of AstraZeneca vaccines to India but that can happen only after it clears federal safety review, the White House said on Monday. This process could take a

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Modi discusses Covid situation with Biden, thanks him for aid

Modi discusses Covid situation with Biden, thanks him for aid

🕔06:37, 27.Apr 2021

New Delhi, April 27  A day after the US agreed to provide India raw materials for Covid vaccines that had previously been under export controls, as well as other key materials, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday discussed the Covid

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ONGC kidnapping: Assam cop held, two others absconding

ONGC kidnapping: Assam cop held, two others absconding

🕔06:33, 27.Apr 2021

Guwahati, April 27  In a new twist, an Assam Police constable was arrested on Monday from Tinsukia district for his reported involvement in the kidnapping of three ONGC technical staffs by ULFA-I militants on April 21, officials said. Police arrested

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Vedanta says committed to supply 1,000 T oxygen, silent on modalities

Vedanta says committed to supply 1,000 T oxygen, silent on modalities

🕔19:24, 26.Apr 2021

Chennai, April 26  With all major Tamil Nadu political parties agreeing on allowing Vedanta Ltd to operate its about 1,000 ton oxygen plant at its copper smelter plant in Tuticorin, the company said it is committed to make the entire

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CBIC sets up helpdesk to expedite Covid related imports

CBIC sets up helpdesk to expedite Covid related imports

🕔19:23, 26.Apr 2021

New Delhi, April 26  The Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC) has set up a dedicated helpdesk to handle queries related to Covid related imports and handhold the trade, industry and individuals for expeditious customs clearance. This is

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Airfare cap, capacity to remain unchanged till May 31

Airfare cap, capacity to remain unchanged till May 31

🕔19:22, 26.Apr 2021

New Delhi, April 26  Centre has extended the validity period of current airfare cap as well as the capacity utilisation of airlines till May 31. In one of the two separate orders, the Ministry of Civil Aviation extended the time

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Himachal to supply oxygen to Delhi

Himachal to supply oxygen to Delhi

🕔19:21, 26.Apr 2021

Shimla, April 26  Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur said on Monday that on the request of Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, it has been agreed upon to arrange for emergency supplies of oxygen from Himachal to New Delhi.

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After O2, RIL to provide 875 beds for Covid-hit in Mumbai

After O2, RIL to provide 875 beds for Covid-hit in Mumbai

🕔19:13, 26.Apr 2021

Mumbai, April 26  Ramping up its operations for Covid-care, the Reliance Foundation (RF) on Monday announced setting up 875 beds in different city hospitals across Mumbai, making it the biggest contribution by any philanthropic organisation in the state as it

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RBI caps tenure of bank MD and CEOs to 15 yrs

RBI caps tenure of bank MD and CEOs to 15 yrs

🕔19:10, 26.Apr 2021

Mumbai, April 26  In a major reform step, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has capped the tenure of bank MD and CEOs with immediate effect. In a circular to all the commercial banks on Monday, the RBI said that

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POWERGRID InvIT Rs 5K cr IPO opens on April 29

POWERGRID InvIT Rs 5K cr IPO opens on April 29

🕔18:42, 26.Apr 2021

Mumbai, April 26 (IANS) The initial public offering (IPO) of units of POWERGRID Infrastructure Investment Trust (“POWERGRID InvIT”), an InvIT set-up to own, construct, operate, maintain and invest in infrastructure and power transmission assets in India, will open on Thursday, April

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Second Oxygen Express brings relief to UP

Second Oxygen Express brings relief to UP

🕔18:40, 26.Apr 2021

Lucknow, April 26 (IANS) The second Oxygen Express, loaded with 60,000 litres of liquid medical oxygen (LMO), reached Charbagh Railway Station in Lucknow on Monday to meet a shortage of the life-saving gas in hospitals treating severe Covid-19 patients across Uttar

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Railway Deploys 2670 Covid Care Beds at 9 Railway Stations

Railway Deploys 2670 Covid Care Beds at 9 Railway Stations

🕔18:30, 26.Apr 2021

Railways Meet Demand of Delhi, Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra State Governments for Covid Care Coaches Covid Care Coaches are also stationed at Faizabad, Bhadohi, Varanasi, Bareli & Nazibabad in Uttar-Pradesh ready for deployment on demand of State Govt Nearly 64000

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