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  • Wednesday, April, 2020| Today's Market | Current Time: 01:21:30
  • 152 cargo flights operated to transport over 200 tonnes of essential medical supplies under UDAN

    Government today said, 152 flights have transported over 200 tonnes of essential medical supplies across the country under the Lifeline Udan initiative. Civil Aviation Ministry said that these flights are being operated to transport essential medical cargo to remote areas to support fight against Covid-19. It said, 152 flights have been operated by Air India, […]

    Port Trust hospitals ready to deal with COVID-19 outbreak

    Hospitals across the Major Port Trusts are prepared to deal with the Covid-19 outbreak. Shipping Ministry has said that these hospitals have been supplied with the Personal Protective Equipment and arrangements to have sufficient staff on duty round the clock have been made. The Ministry said, over 46 thousand crew members and passengers underwent thermal […]

    Centre considering state governments’ request to extend lockdown

    Many state governments and experts have requested the Centre to extend the lockdown. Government sources said in New Delhi that the Centre is thinking in this direction. The 21 day lockdown is currently in place till 14th April to contain the spread of COVID-19.

    PM Modi reaffirms gratitude towards doctors, healthcare workers on World Health Day

    World Health Day is being observed today. It is celebrated on 7 April every year to mark the anniversary of the founding of World Health Organization. On the occasion, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that we should not only pray for each other’s good health and well-being but also reaffirm our gratitude towards all those […]

    PM Modi urges Ministers to ensure benefits of Garib Kalyan Yojana reach intended beneficiaries

    The Prime Minister stressed on the importance of monitoring continuously and ensuring that the benefits of PM Garib Kalyan Yojana keep reaching the intended beneficiaries in a seamless manner. He said, there should be continuous monitoring to maintain timelines of production of essential medicines and protection equipment. The Ministers praised the initiative of #9pm9minute, saying […]

    Total confirmed COVID-19 cases rise to 4421; 325 patients recover

    A total of 4421 confirmed cases of novel coronavirus or COVID- 19 have been reported in the country so far. Out of these, 325 patients have recovered and been discharged from the hospitals, while 114 patients have died. Currently there are 3981 active COVID 19 cases in the country.

    Our first obligation is to ensure that there are adequate stocks of medicines for our own people: India

    India will licence paracetamol and hydroxychloroquine in appropriate quantities to all neighbouring countries who are dependent on country’s capabilities. Responding to media queries, External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Anurag Srivastava today said the decision has been taken in view of the humanitarian aspects of COVID-19 pandemic. He said India will also be supplying these essential drugs […]

    Govt relaxes export curbs on 24 pharma ingredients, medicines

    Government has relaxed export curbs on 24 pharma ingredients and medicines including vitamin B1 and B12. Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) issued a notification in this regard yesterday. Last month, DGFT had imposed export restrictions on 26 active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) and formulations, under which exporter has to obtain a licence or permission from […]

    India to supply paracetamol, hydroxychloroquine to neighbouring countries: MEA

    India will licence paracetamol and hydroxychloroquine in appropriate quantities to all neighbouring countries who are dependent on country’s capabilities. Responding to media queries, External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Anurag Srivastava today said the decision has been taken in view of the humanitarian aspects of COVID-19 pandemic. He said India will also be supplying these essential drugs […]

    PM Modi reaffirms gratitude towards doctors, healthcare workers on World Health Day

    World Health Day is being observed today. It is celebrated on 7 April every year to mark the anniversary of the founding of World Health Organization. On the occasion, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that we should not only pray for each other’s good health and well-being but also reaffirm our gratitude towards all those […]