N95 mask

Madurai doctor swindled of Rs 2 crore after placing order for 5 lakh masks from Dutch firm

The doctor was also cheated of over Rs 90 lakh by a Kyrgyzstan-based company after placing a similar online order in May

published on : 1st August 2020

84 nurses sacked from Delhi's HAH Centenary Hospital for raising COVID-19 safety concerns

On Monday, the nurses took out a protest inside the hospital premises due to the firing of 84 colleagues without warning.

published on : 14th July 2020

Bombay HC asks Centre to reconsider fixing price cap for N95 masks

The Maharashtra government had told the court at the time that it had already written to the Centre seeking that a ceiling price be fixed for N95 masks.

published on : 9th June 2020

Kerala to reuse N95 masks, anticipating shortage

For healthcare workers, N95 respirator masks have turned out to be an invaluable line of defence against the coronavirus.

published on : 22nd April 2020

Fake N95 masks seized, one held

Police said they received credible information that low-quality masks were branded as N95 masks and distributed from a godown in HRBR Layout in Kalyan Nagar.

published on : 1st April 2020

Microbiologists to help Odisha govt in COVID-19 fight

While each microbiologist (medico) will be paid Rs 5,000 per day, microbiologists (non-medico) will be paid Rs 2,500 a day.

published on : 29th March 2020

Case against traders for selling masks at high price

Legal Metrology Department central division launched the inspections to prevent sale of masks and sanitisers at high prices since Monday onward.

published on : 12th March 2020

Panic sets in Kochi as coronavirus spreads its tentacles

l With a COVID-19 case being reported from the district, Kochiites are taking all precautions l Masks and sanitisers are flying off the shelves

published on : 10th March 2020

Coronavirus scare: Scarcity of masks and sanitizers continues across India 

The shortage of hand sanitizer, masks and cleaning supplies and disinfectants, such as Dettol, continues in several parts of the country due to panic buying and hoarding for profiteering.

published on : 9th March 2020

Amid coronavirus scare, surgical stores in Kerala run out of n95 mask stock

Druggists sought to allay fears saying steps have been initiated to source masks if things turn into a panic-like situation.

published on : 31st January 2020

China reaches out to India for N95 masks to tackle Coronavirus outbreak

Following the outbreak of coronavirus, China is running out of masks and turning to Indian suppliers to replenish stock

published on : 28th January 2020

Delhi government to distribute 50 lakh masks among school students to combat pollution

A kit of mask having two pieces of N95, one of the good quality masks for tackling smog, will be given to students.

published on : 30th October 2019