COVID19

FICCI writes to 25 CMs on COVID-19 management, urges to avoid lockdown

The chamber has acknowledged the need to break the COVID chain but has suggested the strategy to focus more on ramping up COVID testing, awareness drive.

published on : 17th April 2021

Global COVID-19 death toll crosses a staggering three million as cases continue to surge in India

The virus that surfaced in late 2019 in central China and the ensuing pandemic has infected more than 100 million people, leaving billions more under crippling lockdowns.

published on : 17th April 2021

COVID second wave poses risk to economic recovery; fourth quarter GDP to be hit: Report

The seven-component BofA India activity indicator slowed to 1 per cent in February from 1.3 per cent in January as 4 of the 7 constituents of the India activity index slowed.

published on : 16th April 2021

Operating Pune plant in compliance with Maharashtra government's guidelines: Tata Motors

The company said that the auto major continues to remain vigilant about the safety and wellbeing of its employees.

published on : 16th April 2021

Resurgence of COVID-19 infections to take a toll on Indian healthcare system: Fitch Ratings

With 8.5 hospital beds per 10,000 population and 8 physicians per 10,000, the country's healthcare sector is not equipped for such a crisis.

published on : 16th April 2021

Covid cases surge despite strict measures in Nabarangpur

On Thursday, 37 new Covid cases were detected in Nabarangpur, taking the tally to 591.

published on : 16th April 2021

COVID-19 effect: Mumbai airport to again consolidate flight operations to one terminal from April 21

The private airport operator had only on March 10 reopened its domestic passenger terminal T-1 for regular flight operations after keeping it closed for nearly a year.

published on : 15th April 2021

Need to create environment for quick scaling up of global COVID vaccine production: Piyush Goyal

He said that India and South Africa along with 57 other WTO members have co-sponsored a proposal for temporary and limited-scope waiver from certain provisions of the TRIPS.

published on : 15th April 2021

COVID-19: Punjab to promote students of classes 5, 8, and 10 without exams

The decision on Class 12 PSEB exams, which have already been postponed, will be taken later, based on the emerging situation.

published on : 15th April 2021

Tech Mahindra to start COVID-19 vaccination drive for employees, their families

The company will start an exclusive COVID-19 vaccination drive for its employees and dependent family members from April 15 in the national capital.

published on : 15th April 2021

Allow deliveries of all products, can't define 'static essentials': Amazon to Maharashtra government

The e-commerce major is enabling deliveries of only essential products in Maharashtra in line with the new guidelines set by the state government.

published on : 15th April 2021

COVID patients with physical inactivity, less exercise more likely to die: Study

The study found said that as a risk factor for serious COVID disease, physical inactivity was surpassed only by advanced age and a history of organ transplant.

published on : 14th April 2021

COVID second wave: Goldman Sachs lowers growth forecast, Nifty target

Goldman Sachs' house economists led by Sunil Koul said these record number of pandemic cases and a host of key states announcing stricter lockdowns of late have fuelled serious growth concerns.

published on : 14th April 2021

Shiv Sena's Sanjay Raut blames Modi's leadership for rising COVID-19 cases in Maharashtra, Punjab

Speaking to reporters, Raut said Maharashtra had followed every instruction issued by the Centre, and the latter must act sensitively and cautiously and stop blaming states.

published on : 12th April 2021

Karnataka reports 52 deaths due to coronavirus, 9,579 fresh cases take tally to 10.74 lakh

Out of 75,985 active cases, 75,515 patients are stable and in isolation at designated hospitals, while 470 are in Intensive Care Units.

published on : 12th April 2021
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