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PM Modi to address the nation at 5 p.m. today

PM Modi to address the nation at 5 p.m. today

🕔15:04, 7.Jun 2021

New Delhi, June 7 Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the nation at 5 p.m. on Monday at a time when there is declining trend in cases of Covid-19 in the country after a deadly second wave in April-May. Sources

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24.60 crore vaccine doses provided to states/UTs: Centre

24.60 crore vaccine doses provided to states/UTs: Centre

🕔07:12, 7.Jun 2021

New Delhi, June 7  Amid reports of vaccine shortage in some states, the Centre on Sunday said that 24.60 crore Covid vaccine doses have been provided to states/UTs till date. It said that it has so far provided, both through

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Second pandemic wave derails recovery momentum of India Inc

Second pandemic wave derails recovery momentum of India Inc

🕔20:50, 5.Jun 2021

New Delhi [India], June 5 — Ratings agency ICRA believes that while growth in Q1 FY22 will be optically aided by the extremely low base of previous year, the second pandemic wave has derailed growth momentum. The growth has been

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No clinical trials required in India for global Covid-19 vaccines

No clinical trials required in India for global Covid-19 vaccines

🕔15:17, 2.Jun 2021

New Delhi, June 2  Globally available Covid 19 vaccines can now be launched in India without the requirement of post approval clinical trials and testing every batch of the vaccine. The Drugs Controller General of India in a notification has

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French Cos pledge support for India’s health infrastructure

French Cos pledge support for India’s health infrastructure

🕔12:38, 29.May 2021

New Delhi, May 29  The Indo-French Chamber of Commerce & Industry (IFCCI) has raised over EUR 6.1 million (Rs 55 crore) from French companies based in India to support its ongoing fight against the Covid pandemic. As part of the

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Lowest daily new cases in 44 days, recovery rate 90%: Health Ministry

Lowest daily new cases in 44 days, recovery rate 90%: Health Ministry

🕔15:36, 28.May 2021

New Delhi, May 28  The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Friday said that India’s active caseload shows a declining trend as cases further dipped to 23,43,152 and active cases decreased by 76,755 in the last 24 hours. At

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NTPC extends support to protect society at large from Covid

NTPC extends support to protect society at large from Covid

🕔19:13, 27.May 2021

New Delhi, May 27  Country’s largest power producer NTPC has not only ensured uninterrupted power supply to the country during the second wave of COVID-19, but has also reached out to the society and has made significant efforts to combat

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UP govt to extend free treatment to post-Covid patients

UP govt to extend free treatment to post-Covid patients

🕔11:05, 27.May 2021

Lucknow, May 27  The Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh has decided to extend free treatment to those suffering with problems in the post Covid-19 phase. The move will benefit one in 10 Covid-19 positive patients who get hospitalised for

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GST Council meet on May 28 may consider duty cuts on essential medical supplies

GST Council meet on May 28 may consider duty cuts on essential medical supplies

🕔09:24, 27.May 2021

New Delhi, May 27 The GST Council will meet for the first time this year on May 28, through video conferencing. The meeting coming in the backdrop of fresh and a more deadly Covid wave sweeping the country, is expected to

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L&T offers financial, insurance support to Covid affected employees

L&T offers financial, insurance support to Covid affected employees

🕔19:14, 26.May 2021

Mumbai, May 26  As the second wave of the pandemic engulfs the entire nation, Larsen & Toubro has given special emphasis to the safety and care of its employees and their family members affected by the Coronavirus. The company has

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SAIL forges stronger customer relations through online interaction

SAIL forges stronger customer relations through online interaction

🕔20:21, 24.May 2021

New Delhi, 24th May, 2021: Amid the second wave of COVID19 and in these challenging times, in an effort to keep connected with its valued customers, Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL) organized an online customers’ interaction on 24th May, 2021.

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Haryana CM launches healthcare scheme for rural areas

Haryana CM launches healthcare scheme for rural areas

🕔17:43, 24.May 2021

Chandigarh, May 24  To ensure proper health care facilities in rural areas amidst Covid-19, Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Monday virtually launched ‘Sanjeevani Pariyojana’, a pilot initiative of quick medical care at home, from Karnal city. The Chief

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Commonwealth health ministers seek equal access to vaccines

Commonwealth health ministers seek equal access to vaccines

🕔10:38, 22.May 2021

New Delhi, May 22  Commonwealth health ministers, led by India, have called for swift and equal access to Covid-19 vaccines for everyone around the world. In a joint statement on Friday on behalf of the 54 Commonwealth member countries, they

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Covid2.0 to obstruct recovery in domestic consumption of petroleum products: Ind-Ra

Covid2.0 to obstruct recovery in domestic consumption of petroleum products: Ind-Ra

🕔15:57, 21.May 2021

New Delhi, May 21 The resurgence of Covid-19 is expected to obstruct the recovery in domestic consumption of petroleum products, said India Ratings and Research (Ind-Ra) on Friday. In a report, the ratings agency cited that India’s domestic consumption of petroleum

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Preparedness costs only fraction of impact of pandemic: Harsh Vardhan

Preparedness costs only fraction of impact of pandemic: Harsh Vardhan

🕔18:20, 20.May 2021

New Delhi, May 20  Covid-19 has taught that preparedness costs are only a fraction of the impact of a pandemic, but the returns on this investment are exponential, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said. The Minister also underlined the need

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4.87-cr vax doses to be available by June-end for states, UTs

4.87-cr vax doses to be available by June-end for states, UTs

🕔17:09, 19.May 2021

New Delhi, May 19  A total of 4,87,55,000 doses of Covid-19 vaccines will be available for direct procurement by states and Union Territories (UTs) by June end. The Union Health Ministry shared the information based on inputs received from vaccine

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Covid-19 can infect cells in eye: Study

Covid-19 can infect cells in eye: Study

🕔21:00, 18.May 2021

New York, May 18  A team of US researchers has, in an alarming study, found direct evidence that Covid-19 can infect cells in the eye. SARS-CoV-2, which causes Covid-19, is thought to transmit and begin infection in the upper respiratory

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India’s daily recoveries exceed 4L for the 1st time

India’s daily recoveries exceed 4L for the 1st time

🕔19:42, 18.May 2021

New Delhi, May 18  In a big achievement, India has recorded daily recoveries of more than four lakh Covid patients in a single day for the first time. Giving credit to the dedicated and tireless efforts of all the healthcare

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ONGC stands strong with the nation during pandemic

ONGC stands strong with the nation during pandemic

🕔11:45, 17.May 2021

New Delhi, 17 May 2021 As a responsible corporate citizen, energy Maharatna Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited (ONGC) has picked up an exclusive gauntlet of responsibility to support the communities to tide over the current Covid-19 crisis, while maintaining

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Over 20 cr vaccine doses given to states/UTs free of cost: Centre

Over 20 cr vaccine doses given to states/UTs free of cost: Centre

🕔17:26, 16.May 2021

New Delhi, May 16  Over 20 crore vaccine doses have been provided to states/UTs free of cost by the Centre so far and more than 1.84 crore doses are still available with them to administer to people, an official statement

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