PRIME MINISTER OF INDIA
SAIL Bhilai Plant records a 42% growth in production of prime 260 m rail panels
During the same period, the plant also posted a 30% growth in overall production of prime rails. Bhilai Steel Plant, which supplies rails to the Indian Railways, ended the fiscal 2019-20 with a cumulative production of 12.85 lakh tonne of UTS 90 prime rails, thereby registering a growth of 30% over the volume of prime UTS 90 rails produced over 2018-19.
Flixjini, content aggregator for Netflix, Amazon Prime, Hotstar, launched in India
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As coronavirus cases surge, India looks at resources from S Korea, China, Germany
Indian missions in these three countries have been tasked t...
Union health minister reviews COVID-19 sampling, testing strategy
There should be no comprise in the quality of testing kits procured by the government or private labs, Health Minister Harsh Vardhan directed and said quality assessment of the kits will be done regularly. He said for this a clear quality control mechanism and protocol needs to be developed and implemented by the ICMR immediately.
Sino-India ties will emerge stronger, scale new heights after COVID-19 pandemic: China
On April 1, 1950, India became the first non-Communist country in Asia to establish diplomatic relations with the People's Republic of China (PRC). "First of all, Congratulations! Because today marks the 70th anniversary of the bilateral diplomatic ties between China and India," Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying told a media briefing here.
MG Motor India: Supplies resume from China but facing hurdles from Italy
“Our supplies and production were impacted in February because of the outbreak of coronavirus in China. In March, the situation started improving…Now we are more concerned about Italy… (But) We are still optimistic, because of our bookings, we will be able to meet our annual target,” said MG Motor India president Rajeev Chaba.
India to accept donations from abroad for PM-CARES fund to fight COVID-19
Government sources said a decision was taken to accept contributions from abroad to the Prime Minister's Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations Fund (PM CARES) to deal with the pandemic.
Aavishkaar Capital invests Rs 35 crore in Ergos
The Series A funding round is expected to mop up Rs 100 crore with an Aavishkaar Capital partner and a technology venture capital fund also set to join the round.
PM Modi interacts with diplomatic missions via video-conferencing
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on March 30 interacted with India's heads of diplomatic missions via video-conferencing over COVID-19 scare. Ex...
Covid-19: JP Nadda urges BJP workers to donate Rs 100 each to PM-CARES Fund
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Jagat Prakash Nadda on March 30 requested party workers to contribute Rs 100 each to PM-CARES Fund, a...
COVID-19: India likely to ease some drug export curbs after U.S. pressure soon, says sources
India will likely relax some export restrictions on pharmaceutical products soon due to intense pressure from the United States which is worried about drug shortages as the number of coronavirus cases surge.
India's oldest COVID-19 survivor: A teetotaller and non-smoker who loves rice gruel with tapioca chips
Thomas and his wife Mariyamma, 88, both have been fully cured after days of life-and-death battle against the deadly virus which they contracted from their son, daughter- in-law and grandson who returned from Italy last month.
Tripura to provide free ration to 6.19 lakh poor families for one month
As per the Public Distribution System (PDS) records, Tripura has 5.79 lakh 'poor' families including 1.09 lakh Antodaya Annapurna Yojana (AAY) families, 4.70 lakh priority group or BPL families, Nath said.
After LS speaker's appeal, 35 MPs approve allocation of money from MPLADS fund to fight COVID-19
Om Birla said the country is passing through a tough phase due to the coronavirus outbreak and "as public representatives, it is our duty to stand with the people". He requested the MPs to allocate Rs 1 crore each from their Members of Parliament Local Area Development Scheme (MPLADS) funds to local authorities to tackle the spread of COVID-19.
India to buy PPEs, but no testing kits, from China
The production of N-95 masks and personal protective equipment (PPE) had taken a massive hit as vital components are imported from China and South Korea. The supply chain had been majorly hit after Covid-19 outbreak in the two countries.
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