India reviews Public Health Preparedness with States/UTs in view of new COVID19 Variant (OMICRON) reported by WHO

India reviews Public Health Preparedness with States/UTs in view of new COVID19 Variant (OMICRON) reported by WHO

🕔19:06, 30.Nov 2021

Centre reviews Public Health Preparedness with States/UTs in view of new COVID19 Variant (OMICRON) reported by WHO States advised not to let their guards down- Test, Track, Treat strategy re-emphasized The OMICRON Variant doesn’t escape RTPCR and RAT; States advised

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Omicron variant can be detected by RT-PCR, RAT: ICMR chief

Omicron variant can be detected by RT-PCR, RAT: ICMR chief

🕔18:53, 30.Nov 2021

New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) New Covid variant Omicron doesn’t escape the Reverse Transcription-Polymerase Chain Reaction (RTPCR) test and Rapid Antigen Test, Indian Council of Medical Research Director General, Dr Balram Bhargava, said on Tuesday. In a virtual meeting with states

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Coastal sea temperatures around New Zealand well above average

Coastal sea temperatures around New Zealand well above average

🕔18:49, 30.Nov 2021

Wellington, Nov 30 (IANS) Coastal sea temperatures around New Zealand have risen well above average recently, a National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research (NIWA) meteorologist said on Tuesday. Meteorologist Ben Noll said that water temperatures have ranged from 1.1-1.4 degrees

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Health infra ramped up to fight 3rd Covid wave: Kejriwal

Health infra ramped up to fight 3rd Covid wave: Kejriwal

🕔18:32, 30.Nov 2021

New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday announced to have ramped up the national capital’s health infrastructure in wake of the emergence of a new Covid-19 variant — Omicron, to ensure that a crisis similar to

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Fiscal push : India’s Q2FY22 GDP growth up 8.4% YoY

Fiscal push : India’s Q2FY22 GDP growth up 8.4% YoY

🕔18:27, 30.Nov 2021

New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Healthy monsoon season along with pent-up demand accelerated India’s Q2FY22 GDP growth rate to 8.4 per cent on a year-on-year basis. India’s GDP growth rate had fallen by 7.4 per cent during the corresponding period of

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Admiral R. Hari Kumar takes over as Indian Navy chief

Admiral R. Hari Kumar takes over as Indian Navy chief

🕔18:23, 30.Nov 2021

New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Admiral R. Hari Kumar, a Gunnery specialist and an advocate of integrated theatre commands, took over as Chief of the Naval Staff. He succeeds Admiral Karambir Singh, who retires upon superannuation, after an illustrious career, spanning

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MHA asks states/UTs for rigorous screening of int’l passengers

MHA asks states/UTs for rigorous screening of int’l passengers

🕔16:20, 30.Nov 2021

New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) The Ministry of Home Affairs on Tuesday asked all States and Union Territories (UTs) for rigorous screening of international passengers arriving in India and also extended Covid-19 protocols till December 31. In an order issued on

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Blood groups A, B and Rh+ are more prone to Covid: Study

Blood groups A, B and Rh+ are more prone to Covid: Study

🕔16:18, 30.Nov 2021

New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) People with blood groups A, B and Rh+ are more susceptible to Covid-19 infection whereas O, AB and Rh- are at lower risk of infection, according to a study released on Tuesday by Sir Ganga Ram

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Nepal suspends issuing visas to African visitors

Nepal suspends issuing visas to African visitors

🕔16:17, 30.Nov 2021

Kathmandu, Nov 30 (IANS) Nepal on Monday suspended issuing visas to visitors from African nations after emergence of new Covid variant Omicron, believed to be lethal than existing ones. Nepal’ Ministry of Home Affairs has directed the Department of Immigration, Tribhuvan

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India to see 500 mn 5G mobile subscriptions by 2027: Report

India to see 500 mn 5G mobile subscriptions by 2027: Report

🕔16:14, 30.Nov 2021

New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) The 5G technology will represent around 39 per cent of mobile subscriptions in India at the end of 2027, estimated at about 500 million subscriptions, a new Ericsson report said on Tuesday. The number of smartphone

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Reliance Capital welcomes RBI move to resolve company’s debt in accordance with IBC Code

Reliance Capital welcomes RBI move to resolve company’s debt in accordance with IBC Code

🕔16:13, 30.Nov 2021

Mumbai, Nov 30 (IANS) Reliance Capital Limited has welcomed the Reserve Bank of India’s (RBI) move to resolve the Company’s debt in accordance with the IBC Code. The Company will cooperate fully with the Administrator appointed by the RBI for the

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Oil marketing companies keep diesel, petrol prices unchanged

Oil marketing companies keep diesel, petrol prices unchanged

🕔16:12, 30.Nov 2021

New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Oil marketing companies on Tuesday kept the prices of diesel and petrol unchanged across major Indian cities. It is noteworthy to mention here that prices of the petrol and diesel have been untouched post the revision

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BHEL wins CII-Exim Bank Platinum Awards for Business Excellence

BHEL wins CII-Exim Bank Platinum Awards for Business Excellence

🕔16:09, 30.Nov 2021

New Delhi, November 30: Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has achieved a major milestone in its journey of business excellence with four of its major units (Haridwar, Bhopal, Hyderabad & Trichy) winning accolades under the CII-EXIM Bank Award for Business

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Omicron patients show extreme tiredness, no major oxygen drop

Omicron patients show extreme tiredness, no major oxygen drop

🕔21:44, 29.Nov 2021

New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) As fear grows over a new Covid variant now known as Omicron, doctors in South Africa have observed first symptoms of this new and deadly strain that are different from the Delta one. Although yet to

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LIC gets RBI approval to raise stake in Kotak Mahindra Bank

LIC gets RBI approval to raise stake in Kotak Mahindra Bank

🕔21:35, 29.Nov 2021

New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) Life Insurance Corporation (LIC) has received approval from the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to increase its stake in the Kotak Mahindra Bank. The approval is to raise LIC’s stake in the bank up to 9.99

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Nissan to invest $17.6 bn in EV development over next 5 years

Nissan to invest $17.6 bn in EV development over next 5 years

🕔21:31, 29.Nov 2021

Tokyo, Nov 29 (IANS) As the adoption of electric vechicles enters top gear globally amid rising petrol-diesel prices, Japanese auto-maker Nissan on Monday said it will invest $17.6 billion (2 trillion Yen) in developing new EVs and battery technology over the

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Are current RT-PCR tests enough to detect Omicron variant?

Are current RT-PCR tests enough to detect Omicron variant?

🕔21:08, 29.Nov 2021

New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) Omicron, the newly-detected Covid variant which has stoked fears of vaccine resistance, is the most mutated version of the virus found so far. Health experts in India on Monday claimed that the currently available diagnostics measures

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No proposal to recognise Bitcoin as currency, says Sitharaman

No proposal to recognise Bitcoin as currency, says Sitharaman

🕔20:47, 29.Nov 2021

New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) The Centre has no proposal to recognise Bitcoin as a currency in the country, the Parliament was informed on Monday. Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, in a written reply in the Lok Sabha, also said that the

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Ather Energy to set up 2nd manufacturing facility, targets 400K units

Ather Energy to set up 2nd manufacturing facility, targets 400K units

🕔18:27, 29.Nov 2021

Bengaluru, Nov 29 (IANS) EV manufacturer Ather Energy on Monday announced it has commissioned second manufacturing facility in Hosur, Tamil Nadu, to cater to the growing demand of its electric scooters in the country. The company aims to manufacture 400,000 units

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Over dozen unicorns to participate in Vibrant Gujarat Startup Summit 2022

Over dozen unicorns to participate in Vibrant Gujarat Startup Summit 2022

🕔18:19, 29.Nov 2021

Gandhinagar, Nov 29 (IANS) Over a dozen global unicorns and more than 1,000 Gujarat-based startups will participate in the Unicorn Conclave, as part of the VGGS 2022 to bring the startup ecosystem of India on one platform. The summit will

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