BPCL extends ex-gratia period for frontliners falling to Covid

BPCL extends ex-gratia period for frontliners falling to Covid

🕔20:40, 3.May 2021

Mumbai, May 3 The Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd (BPCL) on Monday extended time-limit of the ex-gratia amount of Rs 500,000 for the death of any frontline staffers due to Covid-19, till June 30, an official said here. The compensation amount

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PM reviews Covid related initiatives by Indian Navy

PM reviews Covid related initiatives by Indian Navy

🕔20:39, 3.May 2021

New Delhi, May 3  The Indian Navy is transporting oxygen containers as well as other essential supplies from Bahrain, Qatar, Kuwait and Singapore to India, Navy chief Admiral Karambir Singh told Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday during a review

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PM Modi, EU chief discuss Covid situation in India

PM Modi, EU chief discuss Covid situation in India

🕔19:27, 3.May 2021

New Delhi, May 3  Prime Minister Narendra Modi had a telephonic conversation with European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen on Monday, and discussed the prevailing Covid-19 situation in India and the ongoing efforts to contain the second wave of

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PM Modi, EU chief discuss Covid situation in India

PM Modi, EU chief discuss Covid situation in India

🕔18:39, 3.May 2021

New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi had a telephonic conversation with European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen on Monday, and discussed the prevailing Covid-19 situation in India and the ongoing efforts to contain the second wave of

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Delhi Airport sets up dedicated facility for imported relief material

Delhi Airport sets up dedicated facility for imported relief material

🕔17:35, 3.May 2021

New Delhi, May 3  The Delhi airport on Monday said it has set up a dedicated logistic facility – Jeevoday – to ensure swift distribution of imported relief materials. The airport has set up a 3,500 square metre dedicated logistic

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Indian-American businessman pledges $10mn for oxygen supplies to India

Indian-American businessman pledges $10mn for oxygen supplies to India

🕔17:34, 3.May 2021

Washington, May 3  Vinod Khosla, Indian-American technology guru and entrepreneur, has pledged $10 million towards providing oxygen supplies to India amid the worsening second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic in the country. Taking to Twitter late Sunday night, Khosla, the

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G7 Ministers to meet for 1st time in 2 yrs

G7 Ministers to meet for 1st time in 2 yrs

🕔17:33, 3.May 2021

London, May 3 Ministers from the G7 countries will meet in person for the first time in two years on Monday in London, where they will discuss the withdrawal of foreign troops from Afghanistan, a post-Brexit trade deal, Iran’s nuclear

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Accenture accelerates Mankind Pharma’s digital transformation

Accenture accelerates Mankind Pharma’s digital transformation

🕔17:29, 3.May 2021

New Delhi, May 3 Mankind Pharma, the fourth largest pharmaceutical manufacturing company headquartered in India, has collaborated with Accenture to accelerate its digital transformation journey to become an intelligent enterprise, improving business agility, performance, and operational efficiency. Accenture has redesigned the

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Govt gives ad hoc IGST exemption on imports of Covid relief material

Govt gives ad hoc IGST exemption on imports of Covid relief material

🕔17:28, 3.May 2021

New Delhi, May 3  In view of the coronavirus pandemic, the Central Government has exempted IGST or integrated GST on import of such goods received free of cost for free distribution of Covid relief. The exemption is ad hoc and

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SBI allocates Rs 71 Cr to combat 2nd wave of Covid-19

SBI allocates Rs 71 Cr to combat 2nd wave of Covid-19

🕔17:26, 3.May 2021

New Delhi, May 3  Country’s largest bank, the State Bank of India (SBI) has allocated Rs 71 crore, to undertake various support initiatives to help the country combat the second wave of Covid-19. The Bank has dedicated Rs 30 crore

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SpiceJet airlifts 700 oxygen concentrators from Guangzhou

SpiceJet airlifts 700 oxygen concentrators from Guangzhou

🕔17:25, 3.May 2021

New Delhi, May 3  SpiceJet’s air cargo arm SpiceXpress on Monday airlifted 700 oxygen concentrators from Guangzhou to New Delhi. Accordingly, the airline has airlifted more than 4,400 oxygen concentrators from the USA, Hong Kong, Singapore and China in the

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Petrol, diesel prices revision maintain pause as OMCs weigh options

Petrol, diesel prices revision maintain pause as OMCs weigh options

🕔17:24, 3.May 2021

New Delhi, May 3  Fuel prices in the country remained unchanged on Monday as oil marketing companies decided to wait and watch the situation prevailing in the global oil markets for some more time before restarting daily revision of petrol

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PM takes several decisions to boost human resources for Covid duty

PM takes several decisions to boost human resources for Covid duty

🕔17:23, 3.May 2021

New Delhi, May 3  Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday reviewed the growing need of adequate human resources for responding to the Covid-19 pandemic and took several important decisions to boost availability of medical personnel in Covid duty. A decision

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Yogi govt to launch mega testing drive in villages

Yogi govt to launch mega testing drive in villages

🕔17:22, 3.May 2021

Lucknow, May 3  In order to prevent Covid surge in the rural areas in Uttar Pradesh, the Yogi Adityanath government is going to launch a mega testing campaign for Covid infection in all the revenue villages of the state from

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Capgemini donates Rs 50 cr to boost Indian medical infrastructure

Capgemini donates Rs 50 cr to boost Indian medical infrastructure

🕔17:21, 3.May 2021

Mumbai, May 3  Capgemini on Monday committed Rs 50 crore to build Covid care ICU facilities, oxygen generation plants, other long-term medical infrastructure and provide relief operations. As part of this effort, Capgemini is in discussions with various state government

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Facing once in century challenge head on, 20 Oxygen Expresses complete their journey, delivering 1125 MT (approx.) LMO in 76 tankers

Facing once in century challenge head on, 20 Oxygen Expresses complete their journey, delivering 1125 MT (approx.) LMO in 76 tankers

🕔14:08, 3.May 2021

7 Oxygen Expresses on the run with 422 MT LMO in 27 tankers  Haryana will receive its 4th and 5th Oxygen Express carrying nearly 72 MT of Liquid Medical Oxygen from Angul (Orissa) and Rourkela (Orissa)   Another Oxygen Express with

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BJP-led NDA returns to power in Assam for 2nd time in a row

BJP-led NDA returns to power in Assam for 2nd time in a row

🕔06:31, 3.May 2021

Guwahati, May 3  The ruling BJP-led NDA returned to power in Assam for the second consecutive term as the “Mitrajot” secured 68 seats in the 126-member assembly, election officials said on Sunday midnight. According to the latest tally of the

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DRDO supplies 100 oxygen cylinders to Hyderabad hospital

DRDO supplies 100 oxygen cylinders to Hyderabad hospital

🕔06:30, 3.May 2021

Hyderabad, May 3  Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has provided 100 medical oxygen cylinders to the government-run Gandhi Hospital here. The cylinders were supplied at short notice on the request of Union Minister of State for Home G. Kishan

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UK SENDS FURTHER LIFE-SAVING SUPPORT TO INDIA

UK SENDS FURTHER LIFE-SAVING SUPPORT TO INDIA

🕔06:23, 3.May 2021

The UK will send 1,000 more ventilators for use in India’s hospitals The Chief Medical Officer, Chief Scientific Adviser and NHS staff have given help and advice to their Indian counterparts Fresh assistance follows medical relief sent by the UK

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