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  • Delhi businessman Navneet Kalra gets bail in oxygen concentrator black marketing case May 29, 2021 04:31 PM IST

    Delhi businessman Navneet Kalra gets bail in oxygen concentrator black marketing case

    Navneet Kalra, the owner of Delhi's popular Khan Chacha restaurant, was arrested on May 16, nearly a week after more than 500 oxygen concentrators were seized from three restaurants owned by him.

  • Maharashtra must aim to produce 3,000 MT medical oxygen per day: CM Uddhav Thackeray May 18, 2021 05:55 PM IST

    Maharashtra must aim to produce 3,000 MT medical oxygen per day: CM Uddhav Thackeray

    The second wave of infections appears to be ebbing but the state must be prepared with health infrastructure as experts have predicted a third wave, CM Uddhav Thackeray said.

  • Explainer | Oxycare system SpO2 by DRDO may bring some relief from COVID-19 crisis : Here's how it works May 12, 2021 04:56 PM IST

    Explainer | Oxycare system SpO2 by DRDO may bring some relief from COVID-19 crisis : Here's how it works

    Bengaluru based laboratory of the DRDO's DEBEL had developed the SpO2 (blood oxygen saturation) supplemental oxygen delivery system for soldiers posted at extreme high-altitude areas. Now they will also be used for common citizens of India.

  • 2-DG | All you need to know about the new oral COVID-19 drug cleared by DCGI May 08, 2021 05:53 PM IST

    2-DG | All you need to know about the new oral COVID-19 drug cleared by DCGI

    The DRDO-developed drug "helps in faster recovery of hospitalised patients and reduces supplemental oxygen dependence".

  • COVID-19 crisis | GRSE signs MoU with two hospitals to set up oxygen plants May 05, 2021 06:23 PM IST

    COVID-19 crisis | GRSE signs MoU with two hospitals to set up oxygen plants

    Each plant will have the capacity to produce 40 to 50 cylinder per day.

  • Indian company in UAE halts making CNG cylinders to prepare oxygen containers for India: Report May 05, 2021 04:42 PM IST

    Indian company in UAE halts making CNG cylinders to prepare oxygen containers for India: Report

    In March and April, the company — a subsidiary of Everest Kanto Cylinder Limited in India — shipped about 6,000 oxygen cylinders and in May the number is likely to go up to 7,000.

  • App shows Delhi hospital has oxygen for 999 days, official clarifies stock can last till midnight May 05, 2021 04:21 PM IST

    App shows Delhi hospital has oxygen for 999 days, official clarifies stock can last till midnight

    The column against the private healthcare facility showed it had oxygen stock left for "999 days and 23 hours" at 10:23 am.

  • MEA urges foreign high commissions 'not to hoard essential supplies including oxygen' May 02, 2021 02:05 PM IST

    MEA urges foreign high commissions 'not to hoard essential supplies including oxygen'

    Earlier in the day, the New Zealand High Commission in New Delhi sought help from Congress youth leader Srinivas BV for delivery of oxygen cylinders at their High Commission. Following the tweet, the High Commission deleted the tweet.

  • COVID-19 | All about oxygen concentrators and when one should use them May 01, 2021 04:10 PM IST

    COVID-19 | All about oxygen concentrators and when one should use them

    Explaining the appropriate usage of concentrators, Sanyogita Naik, Professor and Head of Department Anaesthesia, BJ Medical College, Pune, said: “Oxygen concentrators can be used only in moderate cases of COVID-19 when the patient experiences a drop in oxygen levels, where the oxygen requirement is a maximum of five litres per minute.”

  • 'Eye-opener' to see how Reliance Industries produced medical oxygen amid COVID-19 wave: Addl Secy Sumita Dawra tells SC Apr 30, 2021 04:35 PM IST

    'Eye-opener' to see how Reliance Industries produced medical oxygen amid COVID-19 wave: Addl Secy Sumita Dawra tells SC

    The RIL tweaked manufacturing at its oil refineries, based in Gujarat's Jamnagar, to produce over 700 tonnes a day of medical-grade oxygen which is being supplied to states severely hit by COVID-19.

  • COVID crisis | CAIT lauds Mukesh Ambani, Ratan Tata, Naveen Jindal for helping India with oxygen supply Apr 25, 2021 09:22 PM IST

    COVID crisis | CAIT lauds Mukesh Ambani, Ratan Tata, Naveen Jindal for helping India with oxygen supply

    Bhartia and Khandelwal said that these big corporates have “proved that they are the sons of the soil and have come forward to help the country at a time when the entire nation was worried about the shortage of medical oxygen”.

  • Govt exempts basic customs duty, health cess on import of oxygen, oxygen-related equipment for 3 months Apr 24, 2021 03:06 PM IST

    Govt exempts basic customs duty, health cess on import of oxygen, oxygen-related equipment for 3 months

    Medical grade oxygen, oxygen concentrators along with flow meter, regulator, connectors, and tubing, VPSA and PSA oxygen plants, cryogenic oxygen ASUs producing liquid/ gaseous oxygen, are some of the items that have been exempted from basic customs duty and health cess.

  • COVID-19 update | Locals oppose plan to reopen Vedanta's copper smelter plant in Tamil Nadu for oxygen production Apr 23, 2021 05:23 PM IST

    COVID-19 update | Locals oppose plan to reopen Vedanta's copper smelter plant in Tamil Nadu for oxygen production

    Though the Union government had supported the Vedanta's recent move on April 22, the state government had opposed to it. The state government had then asked the Thoothukudi administration to conduct a public hearing and send its report on April 23, so that they can submit an affidavit before the Supreme Court.

  • Union Health Ministry revises plan for oxygen allocation to 19 States, UTs Apr 21, 2021 11:20 PM IST

    Union Health Ministry revises plan for oxygen allocation to 19 States, UTs

    The States where oxygen allocation have been ramped up include -- Maharashtra, Gujarat, Karnataka, Madhya Pardesh, Delhi, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Chhattisgarh, Rajasthan, Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Jammu and Kashmir, Goa, Chandigarh and Himachal Pradesh.

  • COVID-19 update | Provide oxygen forthwith to hospitals by whatever means: Delhi HC to Centre Apr 21, 2021 08:59 PM IST

    COVID-19 update | Provide oxygen forthwith to hospitals by whatever means: Delhi HC to Centre

    A bench of Justices Vipin Sanghi and Rekha Palli said responsibility to ensure oxygen supply is squarely on Central government shoulders and if necessary, entire supply of oxygen to industries including steel and petroleum can be diverted for medical usage.

  • COVID-19 update | 7500 MT oxygen being produced in India daily, 6,600 MT allocated to states for medical use: Govt Apr 21, 2021 08:50 PM IST

    COVID-19 update | 7500 MT oxygen being produced in India daily, 6,600 MT allocated to states for medical use: Govt

    NITI Aayog member (Health) Dr V K Paul appealed to the states, hospitals and nursing homes to ensure rational use of oxygen as it was a "life-saving" drug for coronavirus infected patients.

  • COVID-19 update | Reliance Industries increases supply of oxygen to over 700 tonnes a day to coronavirus-hit states Apr 20, 2021 07:00 PM IST

    COVID-19 update | Reliance Industries increases supply of oxygen to over 700 tonnes a day to coronavirus-hit states

    The supplies being made to states like Gujarat, Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh will provide relief to over 70,000 critically ill patients everyday.

  • EXCLUSIVE | India exported nearly 9300 metric tonnes of oxygen in FY21 as pandemic rolled on Apr 20, 2021 05:54 PM IST

    EXCLUSIVE | India exported nearly 9300 metric tonnes of oxygen in FY21 as pandemic rolled on

    Official figures show that in just the first three quarters of 2020-21, 9294 MT of oxygen was exported from the country, more than double the 4502 MT exports in the previous year. The vast majority of Oxygen headed to neighboring nation Bangladesh.

  • COVID-19 update | BPCL to supply medical oxygen to Kerala from Kochi Refinery Apr 15, 2021 11:01 PM IST

    COVID-19 update | BPCL to supply medical oxygen to Kerala from Kochi Refinery

    Last year, the company had supplied around 25 tonnes of medical oxygen when the average daily cases had risen in October-November. The build-own-operate unit of Kochi Refinery has a provision to produce and store liquid oxygen of 99.7 per cent purity.

  • COVID-19 update | Health Ministry to float tender for import of 50,000 MT of medical oxygen Apr 15, 2021 10:35 PM IST

    COVID-19 update | Health Ministry to float tender for import of 50,000 MT of medical oxygen

    The ministry has identified 100 hospitals for Pressure Swing Adsorption plants which manufacture oxygen and help hospitals become self-sufficient in their requirement for medical oxygen.

  • Covid-19 update | Reliance Industries diverts oxygen produced at its refineries to help battle virus outbreak Apr 15, 2021 05:03 PM IST

    Covid-19 update | Reliance Industries diverts oxygen produced at its refineries to help battle virus outbreak

    RIL, which operates world’s biggest refining complex in western India, has also started supplying oxygen from Jamnagar to Maharashtra at no cost.

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