Union Minister Dr. Jitendra Singh reviews DARPG’s COVID 19 Public Grievances Redressal Progress Report for the period March 30-May 4, 2020:Union Minister Dr. Jitendra Singh, Minister of State for Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions took a comprehensive review of DARPG’s COVID19 Public Grievances Redressal Report for the period March 30 – May 4, 2020 with all States and Union Territories and expressed satisfaction with the pace of disposal.
Raksha Mantri Rajnath Singh reviews contribution of NCC in nation’s fight against COVID-19:Raksha Mantri Rajnath Singh today reviewed the contribution of National Cadet Corps (NCC) in preventing the spread of COVID-19 through a video conference.
PM calls for concerted global efforts in fight against COVID-19:Prime Minister Narendra Modi emphasised on coordinated approach to fight against COVID-19.
States gear up for compliance of Home Ministry guidelines in Lock down 3:Many states are implementing the relaxations announced by Ministry of Home Affairs for the third phase of lockdown which came into effect from Monday.
2.8 million Hydroxychloroquine tablets supplied by India to 25 countries:India has been supplying Hydroxychloroquine and essential medicines to other countries in the midst of COVID-19 pandemic.
India to operate 64 special flights to bring back 14,800 nationals from 12 countries:Union Government has prepared a detailed road map to repatriate over 14 thousand 800 stranded Indian citizens from abroad in light of the Corona virus pandemic.
JEE Mains to be held from 18th to 23rd July and NEET examination to be conducted on 26th July:Human Resources Development Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank today announced that Joint Entrance Examination, JEE-Mains to be held from 18th to 23rd July.
Atal Tunnel, HP: Construction commences with necessary COVID-19 precautions:Atal Tunnel is being constructed in the Pir Panjal ranges of Himachal Pradesh. It is in the critical stage of construction wherein road surface works, installation of electro-mechanic fittings including lighting, ventilation and Intelligent Traffic Control Systems are being executed. The work halted for 10 days due to the COVID 19 pandemic outbreak, now commences.
Some countries spreading virus of terrorism amid Coronavirus: PM Modi at NAM Summit:PM Modi slams Pakistan at NAM Summit, says some interested in pushing ‘virus of terror’ amid Covid-19 pandemic.
Shramik Trains: Indian Railways deny charging any fare from workers:On the issue of charging of train fare, the Health Ministry official said that permission has been given to run special trains for movement of stranded people, based on request of State governments. He said the Central Government has not ever talked of charging train fare for workers.
PM Modi addresses NAM virtual meeting, discusses COVID-19 strategy:Prime Minister Narendra Modi said, the Non Aligned Movement can help promote global solidarity and it must remain inclusive. He said the humanity is facing a major crisis in the wake of COVID-19 pandemic and NAM can contribute in dealing with it.
Govt to facilitate return of Indian nationals stranded abroad from May 7 | COVID-19:Government of India will facilitate the return of Indian nationals stranded abroad on compelling grounds in a phased manner
Nepal: Coronavirus cases reaches 82; seven more persons tests positive today:In Nepal, Coronavirus cases have reached to 82 as seven more persons tested positive today.
Shops, malls to open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Bangladesh:Following up on Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s announcement on Monday about restricted opening of shops and small and cottage enterprises in Bangladesh, the government of Bangladesh announced further relaxation in the restrictions imposed in the wake of Corona pandemic
Sri Lanka has been successfully containing COVID-19: President Rajapaksa:Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has said his country has been successfully containing and controlling the COVID-19 threat. Addressing the Online Summit level Meeting of Non-Aligned Movement Contact Group for COVID, Rajapaksa said out of the total PCR tests conducted so far, only 3% has been confirmed as infected and the death rate is at a very low level of 0.97%.
Antidote to pandemic of misinformation amid Covid-19 is fact-based news: UN Chief:Along with the pandemic, we are seeing a dangerous outbreak of misinformation, from harmful health advice and hate speech to wild conspiracy theories, Guterres said.
France’s Covid-19 death toll tops 25,000:The coronavirus death toll in France topped 25,000 on Monday following a new jump in the daily death toll from the disease.
U.S. Senate returns to Washington amid coronavirus risk:The U.S. Senate convened in Washington for the first time in nearly six weeks on Monday, despite concern it might put lawmakers and staff at risk of contracting the coronavirus, but made clear it could take weeks to pass any new relief legislation.
COVID-19: More than 3.5 million cases worldwide:The coronavirus by Monday evening infected more than 35 lakh people across the world with over 2.5 lakh dying after contracting COVID-19.
Rural Development Minister launches Saras collection on GeM portal:Rural Development Minister Narendra Singh Tomar has launched the Saras collection on Government e Marketplace (GeM) portal in New Delhi. The Saras collection showcases daily utility products made by rural self-help groups. It aims to provide market in rural areas with access to Central and State Government buyers.
Asian stocks, oil higher as economies emerge from lockdown:Asian stocks rose on Tuesday, tracking a late Wall Street rally as governments eased coronavirus lockdowns while oil extended gains on expectations fuel demand would begin to pick up.
U.S. coronavirus tariff exemptions sought for robots, drones, elevators:Major U.S. firms and trade groups want the U.S. Trade Representative’s Office to waive tariffs on a wide range of Chinese-made products as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, including drones, robots, personal computers and 3D printers.
Indian-American nominated as US representative to IBRD:US President Donald Trump has nominated Indian-American Ashok Michael Pinto as a representative to the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development.
Commonwealth Youth Games to be Rescheduled:The Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) Executive Board have decided to consider rescheduling options for the 2021 Commonwealth Youth Games.
Justin Bieber, Hailey Baldwin open their lives for candid new series:Justin Bieber and his wife Hailey Baldwin are opening up in an intimate series for Facebook Watch in which they discuss their marriage, their problems and their lives together.
DRDO develops UV Disinfection Tower:Defence Research and Development Organisation, DRDO has developed an Ultra Violet Disinfection Tower for rapid and chemical free disinfection of high infection prone areas.
How do koalas drink? Not the way you might think:Scientists have solved a lingering mystery about koala behavior – how these tree-dwelling marsupials native to Australia consume enough water to live.
PMBJK accepting orders on WhatsApp and e-mail to facilitate medicine procurement during lockdown:Amid lockdown many Pradhan Mantri Bharatiya Janaushadhi Kendras(PMBJK) under the Union Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers are accepting the orders for medicines on WhatsApp and e-mail, where on the basis of uploaded prescriptions medicines are delivered at the doorsteps of the patients.
COVID-19 | Union Health Minister reviews preparedness in MP:Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare Dr Harsh Vardhan reviewed preparedness and containment measures taken for the management of COVID-19 in Madhya Pradesh through Video Conferencing on Monday.
Israel isolates coronavirus antibody in ‘significant breakthrough’: Minister:Israel has isolated a key coronavirus antibody at its main biological research laboratory, the Israeli defence minister said on Monday, calling the step a “significant breakthrough” toward a possible treatment for the COVID-19 pandemic.
Cuba’s artists make music and dance on rooftops during lockdown:Cuba’s artists are rising to the occasion during the coronavirus lockdown, taking to rooftops and balconies to create music or dance.