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Over 2 lakh 59 thousand fresh cases of COVID-19 reported in the country in the past 24 hours

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Newdelhi:20/4/21:The Health Ministry said a total number of 2 lakh 59 thousand 170  new cases have been reported in the country in the past 24 hours taking the cumulative positive cases to over one crore 53 lakh. One thousand 761 deaths have been reported during the last 24 hours taking the toll to one lakh 80 thousand 530 across the ...

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Defence Minister Rajnath Singh instructs to utilize defence medical facilities to treat civilian people for COVID-19

The Union Minister for Defence, Shri Rajnath Singh virtually chairing a meeting to review the preparedness of the Ministry of Defence & Armed Forces amid spike in COVID-19 cases, in New Delhi on April 20, 2021.

Newdelhi:20/4/20:Defence Minister Rajnath Singh has instructed to utilize the defence medical facilities to treat civilian people for COVID-19. He has also instructed to utilize additional capacity and resources to provide relief to the people in the wake of rising cases of Coronavirus in the country. The Defence Minister today chaired a meeting to review the Defence Ministry’s preparations and response ...

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PM Modi Virtual Meeting with Covid Vaccine Manufacturers

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi interacting with the Vaccine manufacturers, through video conferencing, in New Delhi on April 20, 2021.

Newdelhi:20/4/20:Prime Minister  Modi will be holding a virtual meeting with manufacturers of the vaccine against Covid-19 on Tuesday. This meeting will mark the third such interaction of PM Modi with focus groups amid a spurt in Covid cases. On Monday, the Prime Minister held a series of discussions with top doctors and representatives from the pharmaceutical industry, following which it was ...

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Satellite-based real-time monitoring of Himalayan glacial catchments can strengthen early flood warning

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Newdelhi:20/4/20:Satellite-based real-time monitoring of Himalayan glacial catchments would improve understanding of flood risk in the region and help inform an early flood warning system that could help curb disaster and save human lives, says a recent study. This should be the future strategy to reduce loss of human lives during glacial lake outburst floods (GLOF), said a study carried out ...

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Union Chemicals & Fertilisers Minister holds meeting to review availability of Remdesivir

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Newdelhi:19/4/21:The black marketing and hoarding of Remdesivir are being strictly monitored in the country and States have been asked to take strict action against those indulging in such malpractices. Union Chemicals and Fertilisers Minister D V Sadananda Gowda today held a meeting with Pharma Secretary in New Delhi to review the availability of Remdesivir. Mr Gowda said the Centre is ...

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All above age of 18 years to get COVID-19 vaccine from May 1

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Newdelhi:19/4/21:Everyone above the age of 18 years will now be administered COVID-19 vaccine from 1st of May. Centre today announced a liberalised and accelerated phase three strategy of Covid-19 Vaccination. A decision in this regard was taken during a meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. In this phase, the vaccination will continue as before in government of India vaccination ...

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PM interacts with leaders of pharma industry

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi interacting with the Healthcare Professionals through video conferencing, in New Delhi on April 19, 2021.

Newdelhi:19/4/21; Prime Minister Narendra Modi interacted with leaders of the pharmaceutical industry via video conferencing. The Prime Minister appreciated the crucial role of the pharma sector in the fight against the pandemic. PM Modi appreciated the way the pharma industry is working even in such trying conditions. PM Modi remarked that it is because of the efforts of the pharma industry that ...

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Rahul Gandhi Suspends All His Political Rallies In Bengal

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New Delhi:18/4/21; Amid massive Covid surge in the country, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi has suspended all his political rallies in West Bengal and asked other political parties to think about the consequences of holding big rallies in the middle of the raging pandemic. “In view of the Covid situation, I am suspending all my public rallies in West Bengal. I would ...

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Green Corridor being created to fast movement of Oxygen Express Trains

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Newdelhi:18/4/20:Railways is getting fully ready to transport Liquid Medical Oxygen (LMO) and Oxygen Cylinders across the key Corridors. Availability of oxygen is a key element in the treatment of certain medical conditions in the Covid infection. It may be noted that Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra state governments had approached the Ministry of Railways to explore whether Liquid Medical Oxygen (LMO) ...

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi is meeting with top officials over the Covid-19 situation

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Newdelhi:17/4/21:Prime Minister Narendra Modi is meeting with top officials over the Covid-19 situation and the ongoing vaccination exercise in the country, government sources said on Saturday. The meeting comes amid a huge surge in Covid-19 cases across the country with reports pouring in from many states about the shortage of hospital facilities and essentials like oxygen supply. The prime minister has been ...

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