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  • COVID-19 | Government comes out with guidelines for vaccinating of aviation personnel May 06, 2021 06:33 PM IST

    COVID-19 | Government comes out with guidelines for vaccinating of aviation personnel

    The Ministry of Civil Aviation, in a notification, has asked airport operators to tie-up with State governments or private service providers such as hospitals to set up COVID-19 vaccination centres.

  • Going slow on moving work offshore: L&T Infotech CEO Sanjay Jalona May 05, 2021 05:06 PM IST

    Going slow on moving work offshore: L&T Infotech CEO Sanjay Jalona

    L&T Infotech CEO Sanjay Jalona spoke to Moneycontrol about the challenges for the business from COVID-19 Second Wave and the company's plans to tackle them.

  • COVID-19 deaths in India may double in coming weeks, forecasters warn: Report May 05, 2021 02:38 PM IST

    COVID-19 deaths in India may double in coming weeks, forecasters warn: Report

    India added 3.82 lakh fresh cases of COVID-19 in the last 24 hours, the highest in the last three days.

  • COVID-19 crisis: Air India pilots' union threatens strike if members not vaccinated at the earliest May 04, 2021 06:58 PM IST

    COVID-19 crisis: Air India pilots' union threatens strike if members not vaccinated at the earliest

    In its statement, the union said with no healthcare support to the flying crew, no insurance, and a massive opportunistic pay cut pilots are in no position to continue risking their lives without vaccination.

  • Government makes vehicle location tracking essential for oxygen containers May 04, 2021 03:07 PM IST

    Government makes vehicle location tracking essential for oxygen containers

    The road ministry said that GPS tracking will ensure that there is no diversion or delay in delivering oxygen tankers, which have been in high demand across the country due to the outbreak of the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • A look at Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation: What will happen to their charity after divorce? May 04, 2021 10:22 AM IST

    A look at Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation: What will happen to their charity after divorce?

    In 2020, The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation pledged to make a contribution of $250 million to fight the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • Seven trains carrying 422 MT of oxygen on their way to states currently: Indian Railways May 03, 2021 07:44 PM IST

    Seven trains carrying 422 MT of oxygen on their way to states currently: Indian Railways

    Of the aforementioned seven trains carrying 27 tankers, two trains carrying 120 MT and 85 MT of oxygen are expected to reach Dehli and Gurugram, respectively on May 4th.

  • How BV Srinivas and his team are answering cries of medical help during COVID May 03, 2021 04:34 PM IST

    How BV Srinivas and his team are answering cries of medical help during COVID

    The Youth Congress leader and his team of volunteers are able to procure and pass medical supplies, including oxygen cylinders, to patients with apparent ease. How are they doing it?

  • Government extends income tax, GST compliance timelines due to outbreak of second wave of COVID-19 May 02, 2021 04:35 PM IST

    Government extends income tax, GST compliance timelines due to outbreak of second wave of COVID-19

  • Will deliver 120 metric tonnes of oxygen to Delhi by May 2: Indian Railways May 01, 2021 08:47 PM IST

    Will deliver 120 metric tonnes of oxygen to Delhi by May 2: Indian Railways

    The national carrier will also deliver 124.26 metric tonnes of oxygen to Telangana by May 2.

  • Hyundai Motor India posts total sales of 59,203 units in April May 01, 2021 02:38 PM IST

    Hyundai Motor India posts total sales of 59,203 units in April

    The sales of April this year are not comparable with that of the same month last year as there were no domestic sales due to the nationwide lockdown imposed in the wake of the outbreak of coronavirus pandemic in the country.

  • Block by block, LEGOLAND New York prepares to open May 01, 2021 08:48 AM IST

    Block by block, LEGOLAND New York prepares to open

    As well as rides, LEGO models are a feature of the parks, and the New York one will feature some 15,000 models.

  • Minister Nitin Gadkari invites US companies to invest in India's road sector, assures handsome returns Apr 30, 2021 09:00 PM IST

    Minister Nitin Gadkari invites US companies to invest in India's road sector, assures handsome returns

    Gadkari said he was confident that companies would get at least twice the return in India as compared to investing in the US.

  • Centre says it expects deliveries of 1,27,000 oxygen cylinders starting April end Apr 30, 2021 06:19 PM IST

    Centre says it expects deliveries of 1,27,000 oxygen cylinders starting April end

    Out of the aforementioned oxygen cylinders, 54,000 will be jumbo cylinders while 73,000 will be regular cylinders.

  • Wockhardt, RPG Life Sciences MDs bat for innovation to drive growth in pharma industry Apr 29, 2021 10:53 PM IST

    Wockhardt, RPG Life Sciences MDs bat for innovation to drive growth in pharma industry

    At IMC Indo-US Partnership Vision Summit, Yugal Sikri, MD of RPG Life Sciences and Murtaza Khorakiwala, MD of Wockhardt, said that innovation is the lifeblood of the pharmaceutical industry and is extremely important to drive growth in the sector.

  • COVID-19 second wave | IT firms might look at shifting work onsite, delay in project commencement Apr 28, 2021 04:02 PM IST

    COVID-19 second wave | IT firms might look at shifting work onsite, delay in project commencement

    Most companies feel that the impact will be short-term. However, analysts say if the pandemic persists and human resources capacity in India is affected by over 30 per cent, companies may shift some work onshore.

  • Rising COVID cases and lockdowns may force railways to cut train operations further Apr 28, 2021 03:04 PM IST

    Rising COVID cases and lockdowns may force railways to cut train operations further

    The Indian Railways has adopted a flexible approach, cancelling trains when demand drops, and quickly adding new ones if there is a rush. Officials said that if the pandemic continues to rage and more restrictions are imposed, railway operations may take a significant hit.

  • TCS sets up COVID-19 care centres in 11 cities for employees, their families Apr 28, 2021 11:34 AM IST

    TCS sets up COVID-19 care centres in 11 cities for employees, their families

    As IT firms like Infosys, HCL Tech and Tech Mahindra also step up the care, the government has also allowed the IT/ITeS in SEZ units to increase the beds from 10 to 50.

  • Coronavirus update | Indian Railways converts 4,000 coaches into COVID-19 wards with 64,000 beds Apr 27, 2021 07:25 PM IST

    Coronavirus update | Indian Railways converts 4,000 coaches into COVID-19 wards with 64,000 beds

    As many as 169 coaches have been handed over to Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, and Maharashtra.

  • Govt in talks with multiple countries for import of oxygen concentrators after China imposes travel ban Apr 27, 2021 02:07 PM IST

    Govt in talks with multiple countries for import of oxygen concentrators after China imposes travel ban

    Govt is also in talks with private firms like BPL Medical Technologies and Philips India to increase their domestic production of oxygen concentrators and increase imports. Govt has also granted full exemption of basic customs duty and health cess on import of medical-grade oxygen and oxygen concentrators for three months.

  • COVID Warriors | As SOS calls mount, volunteers step in to save lives Apr 26, 2021 04:56 PM IST

    COVID Warriors | As SOS calls mount, volunteers step in to save lives

    Hemkunt Foundation best exemplifies the spirit of volunteerism in the Sikh community; as the scourge ravages India, healthcare activists give it all, rise to the occasion

  • Sex and wellness: How corona made Kama top of mind for Indians again Apr 25, 2021 12:40 PM IST

    Sex and wellness: How corona made Kama top of mind for Indians again

    Pandemic-induced restrictions have increased the demand for sex toys and sparked research on sex in the time of Covid-19. Sexual wellness entrepreneurs now face a difficult choice: make in India or continue to import the toys despite run-ins with customs?

  • Home Secretary asks Union territories to plan augmentation of hospital infrastructure in advance for next 3 weeks Apr 20, 2021 05:41 PM IST

    Home Secretary asks Union territories to plan augmentation of hospital infrastructure in advance for next 3 weeks

    The Union Home Secretary urged constant vigilance regarding the evolving situation of COVID-19 in union territories. Strict enforcement of COVID-19-appropriate behaviour was stressed along with stricter enforcement of movement restrictions and prohibition of large gatherings, regulated timings for markets etc.

  • Ideas For Profit | Why HDFC Bank is a must have in your portfolio? Apr 19, 2021 07:48 PM IST

    Ideas For Profit | Why HDFC Bank is a must have in your portfolio?

    Despite the pandemic-induced disruption, HDFC Bank reported yet another consistent performance with net profit rising by 19 percent year-on-year in FY21. Profits growth remained strong despite bank shoring up provisions to deal with the future contingencies and was aided by healthy loan growth, rock-steady margins and better operating efficiency. Watch the analysis to know why HDFC Bank is a must have in your portfolio.

  • Centre approves Rs 350 crore to setup 16 API manufacturing plants under incentive scheme Apr 13, 2021 06:49 PM IST

    Centre approves Rs 350 crore to setup 16 API manufacturing plants under incentive scheme

    According to the Chemicals and Fertilisers Ministry, the government will invest Rs 348.70 crore in the setting of these plants which will make the country self-reliant with respect to these bulk drugs. The commercial production of these plants is projected to commence on 1 April 2023.

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