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Government stands with children who lost their parents due to Covid

Newdelhi:29/5/21:Prime Minister Narendra Modi chaired an important meeting to discuss and deliberate on steps which can be taken to support children who have lost their parents due to Covid-19. PM announced a number of benefits to children impacted by the current COVID Pandemic. While announcing these measures the Prime Minister emphasized that children represent the future of the country and ...

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Government announces further measures to help families who lost the earning member due to Covid

Newdelhi:29/5/21:In addition to the measures announced under PM CARES for Children- Empowerment of Covid affected children, Government of India has announced further measures to help families who have lost the earning member due to Covid. They will provide pension to families of those who died due to Covid and an enhanced & liberalised insurance compensation. PM said that his Government ...

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Centre invites applications for citizenship from Hindus, Sikhs, Jains, Buddhists, Parsis and Christians from Afghanistan, Pakistan and Bangladesh who have taken shelter in India

New Delhi;29/5/21:The Centre has invited Hindus, Sikhs, Jains, Buddhists, Parsis and Christians belonging to Afghanistan, Bangladesh and Pakistan and residing in 13 districts of Gujarat, Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh, Haryana and Punjab to apply for Indian citizenship. The Union Home Ministry issued a notification in this regard yesterday for immediate implementation of the order under the Citizenship Act 1955. People who are ...

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More than 1.82crore vaccine doses still available with States/UTs to be administered

Newdelhi:29/5/21:As part of the nationwide vaccination drive, Government of India has been supporting the States and UTs by providing them COVID Vaccines free of cost. In addition, the Govt. of India has also been facilitating direct procurement of vaccines by the States/UTs. Vaccination is an integral pillar of the comprehensive strategy of Government of India for containment and management of ...

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India’s Active Caseload slides down to 22,28,724; decrease by 1,14,428 in last 24 hours

Newdelhi:29/5/21:India’s Active Caseload has reduced to 22,28,724 today. Active Cases have decreased since the last peak on 10th May 2021. A net decline of 1,14,428 is witnessed in the last 24 hours and active cases are now only 8.04% of the country’s total Positive Cases.   As part of continued decline in the daily new cases, the country has recorded less than 3 lakh Daily New Cases for thirteen consecutive ...

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Innovative Patient-Friendly Saline Gargle RT-PCR Testing Method

Nagpur:28/5/21:Ever since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, India has been making multiple strides in augmenting its testing infrastructure and capacity. Scientists of Nagpur-based National Environmental Engineering Research Institute (NEERI) under Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) have achieved another milestone in this journey, with the development of a ‘Saline Gargle RT-PCR Method’ for testing COVID-19 samples. A Method ...

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PM announces financial assistance of Rs 1000 crore for immediate relief activities :Rs 500 crore would be immediately given to Odisha

Bhubaneswar:28/5/21:On Friday, 28th May 2021, Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi visited Odisha & West Bengal to review the situation arising out of Cyclone Yaas. He undertook an aerial survey of the cyclone-affected areas in Bhadrak and Baleswar districts of Odisha, and Purba Medinipur in West Bengal. In Bhubaneswar, the Prime Minister chaired a meeting to review the relief and rehabilitation ...

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi review impact of Cyclone Yaas in Odisha

Bhubbaneswar:28/5/21:Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived at the airport in the capital Bhubaneswar in Odisha a short while ago to review the impact of Cyclone Yaas. He was received at the airport by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, Union Minister of State Pratap Chandra Sarangi, and other senior-level officers. Later, he held a review meeting at the airport in the presence of ...

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Centre Approves Rs 5 Lakh Assistance To Kin Of 67 Journalists who succumbed to COVID-19

New Delhi27/5/21:: The Centre on Thursday approved financial assistance to families of 26 more journalists who succumbed to COVID-19. In the financial year 2020-21, the central government provided assistance to families of 41 journalists who died due to the infection. Such aid has now been extended to the kin of a total of 67 media persons. The Ministry of Information ...

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No disruption of steel production or oxygen supply took place due to Cyclone Yaas

Newdelhi:27/5/21:Ministry of Steel held meeting with all major steel players on 23rd May, along with the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade, in order to ascertain the likely impact of Cyclone Yaas on steelmaking and on oxygen production. The representatives of the Ministry of Power and the concerned State Government were also present. It emerged that only plants ...

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