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COP26: 120 leaders converge for two weeks of climate talks

COP26: 120 leaders converge for two weeks of climate talks

🕔21:55, 1.Nov 2021

Glasgow, Nov 1 (IANS) Around 120 leaders came together in UK’s Glasgow on Monday at the start of COP26, launching two weeks of global negotiations to help determine whether humanity can drive forward the urgent action needed to avoid catastrophic climate

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Modi quotes from Thirukkural to thank healthcare, frontline

Modi quotes from Thirukkural to thank healthcare, frontline

🕔18:17, 23.Oct 2021

Chennai, Oct 23 (IANS) Quoting a couplet from Thirukkural in Tamil, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday thanked all healthcare and frontline workers for their selfless service during the Covid-19 pandemic, the state BJP unit said. The party is distributing ‘thank

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Amid pandemic, renewable jobs globally reached 12 mn: IRENA

Amid pandemic, renewable jobs globally reached 12 mn: IRENA

🕔14:05, 22.Oct 2021

New Delhi, Oct 22  Amid Covid-19 pandemic, renewable energy employment worldwide reached 12 million last year, up from 11.5 million in 2019, according to the eighth edition of Renewable Energy and Jobs: Annual Review 2021. The report was released by

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Agra tourist sector upbeat as number of vistors to Taj Mahal surge

Agra tourist sector upbeat as number of vistors to Taj Mahal surge

🕔07:38, 4.Oct 2021

Agra, Oct 4 As the number of visitors to the 17th century monument of love Taj Mahal increased slowly from a trickle to more than 30,000 on Sunday, there were discernible signs of relief and hope in Agra’s tourism sector

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India-US enhanced ties to boost research, health management: Minister

India-US enhanced ties to boost research, health management: Minister

🕔18:21, 27.Sep 2021

New Delhi, Sep 27  Bharati Pravin Pawar, Union Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare, on Monday commended the way in which India and the U.S. have enhanced collaboration in research and development which will advance scientific discoveries and

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AIIMS Delhi develops mobile apps to deal with mental illness

AIIMS Delhi develops mobile apps to deal with mental illness

🕔07:32, 15.Sep 2021

New Delhi, Sep 15  The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in Delhi has developed two mobile apps for patients suffering from chronic mental illness and their caretakers. As the whole world is reeling under the Covid-19 pandemic, cases

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SL launches tourism promotion initiatives with Russia, Ukraine

SL launches tourism promotion initiatives with Russia, Ukraine

🕔11:49, 7.Sep 2021

Colombo, Sep 7  Sri Lanka has launched tourism promotion initiatives with Russia and Ukraine aimed at reviving the sector which has been severely hit by the Covid-19 pandemic, a Minister said here. Addressing reporters on Monday, Tourism Minister Prasanna Ranatunga

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Retail trade, services in EU severely hit by Covid

Retail trade, services in EU severely hit by Covid

🕔11:47, 7.Sep 2021

Brussels, Sep 7 (IANS) The Covid-19 pandemic has posed a major impact on retail trade and the demand for services in the European Union (EU) as many countries mandated the closure of retail shops while bars and restaurants had to spend

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Philippine Airlines files for bankruptcy

Philippine Airlines files for bankruptcy

🕔21:08, 4.Sep 2021

Manila, Sep 4  The Philippine Airlines (PAL) has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in the US to pursue a restructuring plan to keep the company afloat amid the Covid-19 pandemic, the flag carrier said on Saturday. The airline said the

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‘Pandemic creates opportunities to enhance Indo-US tech ties’

‘Pandemic creates opportunities to enhance Indo-US tech ties’

🕔06:55, 2.Aug 2021

New Delhi, Aug 2  As the online and technology space witnessed great strides amid the Covid-19 pandemic, sector stakeholders are of the view that India-US relations, in terms of information technology, have scope to grow further at a much greater

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DVC introduces an assistance scheme for families of employees who died due to Covid-19

DVC introduces an assistance scheme for families of employees who died due to Covid-19

🕔05:46, 28.Jul 2021

DVC has introduced a “Family Assistance Scheme” for the families of those deceased employees who have lost their precious lives due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The scheme consists of Medical Benefits and grant of Children’s Education Allowance (including Hostel Subsidy) at par with the dependents of the existing

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High-end SUV sales help Hyundai, Kia post strong results in Q2

High-end SUV sales help Hyundai, Kia post strong results in Q2

🕔18:44, 22.Jul 2021

Seoul, July 22  Hyundai Motor and its affiliate Kia, South Korea’s two biggest carmakers, on Thursday reported strong second-quarter earnings on a base effect and strong sales of their high-end SUVs. Hyundai’s net profit for the three months that ended

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Covid control: Centre to set up paediatric centres in all 736 districts

Covid control: Centre to set up paediatric centres in all 736 districts

🕔08:43, 9.Jul 2021

New Delhi, July 9  Ahead of a possible third wave of the Covid-19 pandemic, the Centre during the first meeting of the new-look Cabinet on Thursday decided to set up paediatric units in all the 736 districts of the country,

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RBI Guv calls for sustained policy support, stronger capital buffer by banks

RBI Guv calls for sustained policy support, stronger capital buffer by banks

🕔07:58, 2.Jul 2021

Mumbai, July 2  RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das has said that sustained policy support along with further strengthening of capital buffers by banks and other financial institutions remain vital amid the Covid-19 pandemic. In his foreword to the Financial Stability Report

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Yoga remains a ray of hope amid Covid crisis : PM Modi

Yoga remains a ray of hope amid Covid crisis : PM Modi

🕔10:22, 21.Jun 2021

New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) At a time when the entire world has been fighting the Covid-19 pandemic, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said people’s enthusiasm for Yoga Day has not diminished and Yoga remained a ray of hope amid

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India needs to expand its waiver demand at WTO

India needs to expand its waiver demand at WTO

🕔15:47, 31.May 2021

New Delhi, May 31  With the COVID-19 pandemic ravaging the world, one of the key aspects in its management is the rapid and cost-effective availability of medical supplies, including medicines, equipment and the vaccines to the people who need them.

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OIL supports under CSR for augmentation of health infrastructure due to surge of second wave of COVID 19 pandemic

OIL supports under CSR for augmentation of health infrastructure due to surge of second wave of COVID 19 pandemic

🕔20:16, 27.May 2021

Duliajan, 27th May, 2021: Oil India Limited (OIL), India’s second largest National Exploration & Production Company, has contributed in a big way in the fight against COVID 19 b27y supporting in augmentation of health infrastructure due to surge of second

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Covid-19 has sparked innovation across consumer industries: Accenture Research

Covid-19 has sparked innovation across consumer industries: Accenture Research

🕔15:44, 25.May 2021

New Delhi, May 25  The Covid-19 pandemic has changed the way people live, work and socialise, accelerating demand for innovation, as retailers, consumer goods, and travel companies shift from reacting to the crisis to reinventing products and services, according to

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BHEL supplements the Nation’s efforts of battling the Covid-19 pandemic Saving lives through supply of critically required Medical Oxygen

BHEL supplements the Nation’s efforts of battling the Covid-19 pandemic Saving lives through supply of critically required Medical Oxygen

🕔17:30, 24.May 2021

New Delhi, May 24: The second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic has rapidly developed into an unprecedented crisis for the nation, and in the midst of this grave national crisis, BHEL has been working on war footing to do its bit

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Vietnam Ambassador to India, Pham Sanh Chau speaks on Vietnam support to India in tackling covid crisis

Vietnam Ambassador to India, Pham Sanh Chau speaks on Vietnam support to India in tackling covid crisis

🕔15:04, 21.May 2021

  New Delhi, May 21 A consignment of 109 ventilators and 50 oxygen concentrators has arrived in Indira Gandhi International Airport at 00:35 on 21 May 2021. This is the first batch of the gift sent by the Vietnamese Government

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