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  • Wednesday, April, 2020| Today's Market | Current Time: 11:00:57
  • Centre asks States, UTs to take immediate measures to prevent transmission of Coronavirus between humans, animals

    Centre has issued advisory to States and Union Territories regarding containing and management of COVID-19 in National Parks, Sanctuaries and Tiger Reserves. In view of the spread of COVID 19 in the country and a recent news report on a Tiger being infected with the COVID 19, Environment Ministry has written to States and Union […]

    Centre asks states to maintain supply of medical oxygen smooth, hassle-free during lockdown

    Centre has asked states to give special attention on keeping the supply of medical oxygen smooth and hassle-free in the lockdown period. It has been emphasized upon as there is a critical need to maintain adequate supply of medical oxygen in the country in the wake of COVID-19 Pandemic and as, medical oxygen is also […]

    Ordnance Factory Board to roll out modified tents as isolation units to check Covid-19 pandemic

    The Ordnance Factory Board under the Ministry of Defence is ready to roll out modified tents in the form of low cost isolation units to check the Covid-19 pandemic. These tents are being assembled at Ordnance Factory Kanpur and are 30 per cent cheaper than tents used for military purposes. The Ordnance Factory tents measuring […]

    693 fresh confirmed cases of novel coronavirus reported in India in last 24 hours

    693 fresh confirmed cases of novel coronavirus or COVID- 19 have been reported in the country in the last 24 hours taking the total number to 4067. Out of these, 291 patients have recovered and discharged from the hospitals, while 109 patients have died. Briefing media in New Delhi today, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Health […]

    Centre taking measures to ensure smooth supply medical,essential items amid lock down

    The Centre is taking measures to ensure smooth supply of medical supplies and essential items to provide relief to the people amid lock down. Our  correspondent reports that lifeline Udan flights are being operated by Ministry of Civil Aviation to transport essential medical cargo to different parts of the country. In all, 116 flights operated […]

    Govt says News regarding WHO protocol, lock down periods is Fake

    Union Government has come across reports in a section of social media purportedly stating, World Health Organization protocol and procedure of lock down periods for controlling on most dangerous virus. In this context, it is stated that THIS IS A FAKE NEWS. The facts have been checked with WHO. No such protocol exists. The authorities […]

    Centre issues guidelines for quarantine facilities amid COVID-19 pandemic

    Centre has issued guidelines for quarantine facilities amid the COVID-19 pandemic. It said, these facilities should preferably be set up on the outskirts of cities and arrangements should be such that interactions between the quarantined people and healthcare professionals or supporting staff were minimised. The advisory said that during the quarantine period, contacts should be […]

    Prime Minister Modi’s ‘9pm 9minute’ appeal evokes massive response

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s call to switch off lights at 9 PM for 9 minutes and light up diyas and candles on 5th April evoked massive response across the country. A cross section of people switched off their lights and lit ‘diyas’ to express solidarity with the nation’s fight against coronavirus, COVID-19. On Friday, in a video […]

    HRD Minister directs autonomous institutions to ensure academic welfare of students

    In view of closure of schools due to lockdown, Human Resources and Development Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank has directed the heads of autonomous institutions to ensure academic welfare of students. Accordingly, Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan (KVS) has adopted various Online and Digital modes to impart education to the students. It has directed all of its Regional […]

    AIIMS, Jhajjar to function as dedicated COVID-19 hospital: Dr. Harsh Vardhan

    Health Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan has said that All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Jhajjar will function as dedicated COVID-19 hospital consisting of 300 bed isolation wards. The Minister yesterday visited AIIMS, Jhajjar and took stock of preparedness to overcome COVID-19. He appreciated AIIMS, Jhajjar for ensuring 24X7 monitoring of the wellbeing of COVID-19 confirmed […]