May 02, 2021 05:04 PM IST
Following multiple meetings held by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday to review the COVID-19 situation, a statement said the government has also explored the feasibility of conversion of existing nitrogen plants to produce oxygen, and various such potential industries where the existing nitrogen plants may be spared for production of oxygen were identified.
- May 02, 2021 04:49 PM IST
Britain has already sent 495 oxygen concentrators and 200 ventilators to India as the country grapples with a devastating surge in coronavirus cases, and is shipping three larger production units, dubbed oxygen factories.
- May 02, 2021 04:37 PM IST
The travel ban does not apply to passengers who have transited through those countries, the presidential steering committee on COVID-19 said in a statement.
- May 02, 2021 03:43 PM IST
The Trinamool Congress (TMC) is ahead in 205 of the 292 seats that went to polls in West Bengal. The BJP trailing far behind with 80 seats.
- May 02, 2021 03:09 PM IST
Analysts also added that state election results are unlikely to have any major impact on the markets and the major determining factor will be the rising COVID-19 cases and how governments (both central and states) are going to address this health crisis.
- May 02, 2021 02:51 PM IST
It is submitted that considering the limited availability of two vaccines which are presently available in India namely Covaxin and Covisheild, it became incumbent upon the government to prioritise vaccination in the most scientific manner. It is submitted that while prioritising vaccination the first priority was towards health workers.
- May 02, 2021 02:47 PM IST
The was ahead in 202 of the 292 seats that went to polls in West Bengal, way over the halfway mark of 147, leaving the BJP trailing far behind in 77 seats.
- May 02, 2021 02:02 PM IST
The "Cycle to Save Lives" 48-hour nonstop static relay cycle challenge at the largest Hindu temple in the UK, in north London aims to raise money to help coronavirus relief efforts in India
- May 02, 2021 01:28 PM IST
Social media is filled with posts criticizing the league. While some are questioning the continuity of the league, others are slamming the advertisements airing during the league.
- May 02, 2021 01:10 PM IST
Barring weekends, essential commodities will be available on all days during the two-week-long Odisha lockdown.
- May 02, 2021 12:54 PM IST
Warren Buffett: Whatever today’s figures, Charlie Munger, my long-time partner, and I firmly believe that, over time, Berkshire’s capital gains from its investment holdings will be substantial, Buffett said.
- May 02, 2021 12:44 PM IST
Belying expectations of a tight contest, the TMC candidates appeared galloping to victory, and, if the current trends hold, the party will easily form its third successive government in the state.
- May 02, 2021 12:41 PM IST
China's vaccination pace has quickened recently. However, because of its large population, China still lags behind the United States in terms of the proportion of the administered population per 100 people.
- May 02, 2021 11:49 AM IST
Buffett said the stock trading platforms that allow people to buy and sell stocks for free, such as Robinhood, are only encouraging that gambling.
- May 02, 2021 11:24 AM IST
On May 1, the youth congress leader had also posted a video of his team delivering oxygen cylinders at the Embassy of the Philippines in New Delhi.
- May 02, 2021 11:22 AM IST
The two parties were locked in a neck-and-neck contest in the initial stages of counting.
- May 02, 2021 09:57 AM IST
The active cases have crossed the 33-lakh mark, the data updated at 8 am showed.
- May 02, 2021 09:45 AM IST
Rejecting the charges of profiteering from the vaccine, Serum Institute of India CEO Adar Poonawala said that it is “totally incorrect” and added that Covishield will still be “the most affordable vaccine on the planet” even at a higher price. "
- May 02, 2021 09:30 AM IST
The meeting comes amid reports of healthcare personnel feeling overwhelmed in some parts of the country due to the surge in the COVID-19 cases, with testing facilities also being under a strain.
- May 02, 2021 09:16 AM IST
Congress chief spokesperson Randeep Surjewala said in view of the serious coronavirus situation in the country, the party's spokespersons will not participate on the TV debates after poll results are out.
- May 02, 2021 08:35 AM IST
The exercise is underway in 108 counting centres spread across the 23 districts of the state, where a three-tier security arrangement has been put in place.
- May 02, 2021 08:32 AM IST
Serum Institute of India CEO Adar Poonawalla also confirmed that he had “an excellent meeting” with all partners and stakeholders in the United Kingdom.
- May 02, 2021 07:14 AM IST
The total vaccinations across the country rose to over 15.66 crore.
- May 02, 2021 06:39 AM IST
French Ambassador to India Emmanuel Lenain said the plants will be able to make eight hospitals "oxygen autonomous" for over 10 years.
- May 02, 2021 06:35 AM IST
Coronavirus India News Highlights: Maharashtra reports 63,282 new COVID-19 cases, 802 deaths in 24 hours.