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Ratan Tata donates ₹500 crore for Covid-19 for testing kits and protective gear for health workers

As the number of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) cases rises in India, Ratan Tata, Chairman Tata Trusts and Chairman Emeritus Tata Sons, has committed Rs 500 crore towards manufacturing of personal protective equipment, respiratory systems, testing kits, setting up modular treatment facilities and training of health workers, a statement issued by Tata Trust said. "The COVID… Continue reading Ratan Tata donates ₹500 crore for Covid-19 for testing kits and protective gear for health workers

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Utilize the platform of telemedicine to reach out to public and generate constant awareness: PM

Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi today interacted with AYUSH sector practitioners via video conference. Prime Minister said that the AYUSH sector has a long tradition of keeping the nation healthy and its importance has increased manifold in the ongoing efforts to tackle COVID-19. Prime Minister observed that their network is spread through the length and… Continue reading Utilize the platform of telemedicine to reach out to public and generate constant awareness: PM

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3 doctors test positive for Covid-19 in Mumbai; 1 dies

Doctors in Mumbai have not been spared by the novel coronavirus. As Mumbai’s count for Covid-19 cases went up to 58, an octogenarian doctor from Saifee Hospital passed away on Friday. He was a suspected case of coronavirus with co-morbid conditions like diabetes and had a pacemaker implanted, said a press release from the state… Continue reading 3 doctors test positive for Covid-19 in Mumbai; 1 dies

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RJs are like members of families of millions of Indian households – they must spread the message of positivity: PM

Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi yesterday interacted with Radio Jockeys (RJs) via video conference. Prime Minister appreciated the role played by the RJs in spreading awareness about COVID-19. He said it is praiseworthy that even in lockdown, RJs are discharging their responsibility and  recording programmes from home. Prime Minister said that through the reach of… Continue reading RJs are like members of families of millions of Indian households – they must spread the message of positivity: PM

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5 test positive for Covid-19 in West Bengal, total in state rises to 15

Five members of a family, including three children, tested positive for Covid-19 in West Bengal on Friday, taking the number of such cases in the state to 15, a senior health official said. According to the Health Department bulletin, the five persons all belong to a close group of siblings and relatives, which include two girls… Continue reading 5 test positive for Covid-19 in West Bengal, total in state rises to 15

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RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das: Interest rates cut by 75 bps, Allows 3-Month Pause On EMIs

“The Monetary Police voted to reduce repo rate by 75 basis points - to 4.4 per cent. The reverse repo-rate reduced by 90 basis points to four per cent,” Das said at a press conference in Mumbai. “It will now be unproductive for the banks to park money with the RBI, they will have to… Continue reading RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das: Interest rates cut by 75 bps, Allows 3-Month Pause On EMIs

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No concrete evidence of community transmission of Coronavirus in country: Govt

No concrete evidence of community transmission of Coronavirus in country: Govt Union Government today said that there is no concrete evidence of community transmission of Coronavirus in the country. Briefing media in New Delhi today, Joint Secretary in Ministry of Health and Family Welfare Lav Agarwal said that collective effort of people to practice the… Continue reading No concrete evidence of community transmission of Coronavirus in country: Govt