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The Times of India
May 07, 2021
Health Ministry says over 28 lakh doses, in addition, will be received by the states and UTs in …
Over 17.15 crore Covid-19 vaccine doses have been so far provided free of cost to states and …
More than 89 lakh doses are still available with the states and UTs to be administered, says …
India TV
May 07, 2021
Country's armed forces have left no stone unturned in strengthening the fight against Covid-19, …
PM Modi praises Navy, Army and IAF in fight against coronavirus
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh shares an article on how Indian armed forces are fighting the …
Live Mint
May 07, 2021
Overcoming all hurdles and finding new solutions, Indian Railways is continuing its journey of …
So far, Indian Railways has delivered 2511MT of LMO in 161 tankers to various states across the …
40 Oxygen Expresses have already completed their journey so far to different states amid a …
The Times of India
May 07, 2021
In a high-level meeting, PM Modi was informed about the 12 states which have more than one lakh …
Citizens should be facilitated for vaccination despite lockdowns and healthcare workers …
During the meeting, Prime Minister Modi speaks about the need to sensitise states that the …
Times Now
May 07, 2021
Citizens should be facilitated for vaccination despite lockdowns and healthcare workers …
Deliberating on the COVID vaccine drive, PM Modi discusses the inoculation drive but also …
PM Modi was informed about the availability of medicines and India’s COVID vaccine drive while …
The Times of India
May 06, 2021
Oxygen Express: Railways have delivered liquid medical oxygen to various states across the country
Oxygen Express trains have delivered around 2,067 tonnes of medical oxygen across the country …
34 Oxygen Express trains have completed their journey; with Delhi getting the highest 707 …
Live Mint
May 06, 2021
Joe Biden-led administration in United States has come out in support of waiving the Trade-…
If India succeeds in getting the proposed waiver of the agreement on TRIPS, it will reduce the …
India and South Africa had approached the global trade body in October, calling on it to waive …
Dainik Jagran
May 06, 2021
Over 16 crore COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in India so far, says Centre
Cumulative number of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in the country has crossed 16 crore, …
5,29,50,584 and 1,23,85,466 beneficiaries more than 60 years old have been administered the …
The Times of India
May 06, 2021
Centre tells the Delhi High Court that from April 24 to May 4 it has cleared over one lakh …
169.7 kgs of Remdesivir API and 1.61 lakh units of Remdesivir injections have been cleared by …
1,41,413 ventilators and its accessories have been cleared by customs from April 24 to May 4: Report
Live Mint
May 06, 2021
Centre informs that 16.5 lakh vials of Remdesivir are allocated to states between May 3 and May …
Govt appreciates the efforts of all seven manufacturers of Remdesivir for increasing the …
Minister Sadananda Gowda stresses the need to continuously monitor the availability of other …
News18
May 06, 2021
Union Cabinet approves India-UK migration and mobility partnership; MoU is aimed at …
India, UK sign the UK-India Enhanced Trade Partnership agreement, aimed at doubling bilateral …
British Trade Secretary Liz Truss and Piyush Goyal have signed the UK-India Enhanced Trade …
News18
May 06, 2021
Good to see our healthcare workers and nurses set an example in reducing vaccine wastage: PM …
Reducing vaccine wastage is important in strengthening the fight against COVID-19, says PM Modi
PM Modi lauds Kerala for reducing vaccine wastage, strengthening fight against COVID
Business Standard
May 05, 2021
Over 6,500 new jobs will be created around the UK thanks to the one billion pounds of new UK-…
PM Modi holds a virtual summit with his British counterpart Boris Johnson with an aim to …
External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and British Home Secretary Priti Paten sign a migration …
The Economic Times
May 05, 2021
Production capacity of the drug has crossed 1.05 crore vials per month as on May 4, a nearly …
Remdesivir, the antiviral drug is now being produced across 57 plants in the country compared …
Mansukh Mandaviya says Production of Remdesivir is being enhanced and in the few days, India …
Hindustan Times
May 05, 2021
PM Modi thanks British PM Johnson for the prompt assistance provided by the UK in the form of …
PM Modi had a productive virtual summit with his British counterpart Boris Johnson where they …
PM Modi, British PM Johnson discuss ongoing cooperation on the Covid-19 pandemic and reiterates …
The Times of India
May 05, 2021
PM Modi and his British counterpart Boris Johnson unveil a 'Roadmap 2030' to elevate the India-…
India, UK declares an enhanced trade partnership between the two countries to negotiate a …
PM Modi, PM Johnson holds a wide-ranging discussion on important global, regional and bilateral …
The Times of India
May 05, 2021
PM Modi called and expressed his serious anguish and concern at alarmingly worrisome law & …
I share grave concerns @PMOIndia given that violence vandalism, arson loot and killings …
PM Modi speaks to West Bengal Governor over post poll violence
The Times of India
May 04, 2021
India-EU Leaders’ Meeting will be the first meeting in the EU+27 format and reflects the shared …
PM Modi expresses his appreciation of the EU and its member states for mobilising quick support …
PM Modi and European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen exchange views on the Covid-19 …
The Indian Express
May 04, 2021
PM Modi meets Navy chief Admiral Karambir Singh on Monday to review all the Covid-related …
Navy is opening its hospitals in various cities to civilians, sending its doctors to assist …
Navy chief Admiral Karambir Singh briefs PM Modi “about various initiatives being taken by the …
The Free Press Journal
May 04, 2021
B.Sc./GNM qualified nurses may be utilized in full-time Covid nursing duties under the …
The services of Final Year MBBS students can be utilized for providing services like tele-…
PM Modi decides to deploy medical interns in COVID Management duties under the supervision of …
Hindustan Times
May 04, 2021
Amid rising cases of Covid-19, PM Modi authorises key decisions to boost the availability of …
Govt aims to increase the number of doctors, nurses and allied professionals for better …
PM Modi reviews the growing need of adequate human resources for responding to the Covid-19 …
Live Mint
May 04, 2021
PM Modi reviews the growing need for adequate human resources for responding to the COVID-19 …
Many important decisions were taken which will significantly boost availability of medical …
All health professionals thus engaged will be covered under the Insurance Scheme of Government …
Zee News
May 04, 2021
On March 17, PM Modi had warned the Chief Ministers of the states that if they do not take …
PM Modi had already sensed the crisis and had also warned the state govts, but it was not …
On 17th March only, PM Modi had told states to be duly prepared for the second wave of Corona …
Live Mint
May 04, 2021
Govt says individuals providing services in covid management will be given priority in …
PM Modi takes a slew measures to augment availability of medical professionals for covid …
It is decided to allow deployment of medical interns in covid management duties under the …
Business Today
May 04, 2021
100% advance of Rs 1732.50 crore was released to SII on April 28 for supply of 11 crore doses …
Rs 787.50 crore was issued to Bharat Biotech on the same day for supply of 5 crore Covaxin …
SII CEO Adar Poonawalla says his company has received orders for 26 crore doses from the government
The Times of India
May 03, 2021
Railways deploys nearly 4,000 isolation coaches with almost 64,000 beds
Isolation coaches can be easily moved and positioned at places of demand on the Indian Railways …
213 coaches have been handed over to various states for Covid care with a bed capacity of …
News18
May 03, 2021
Govt expects to make 10,000 oxygenated beds available in a short period of time by making …
Government explores the feasibility of conversion of existing nitrogen plants to produce oxygen
PM Modi reviews progress on the setting up of PSA plants, around 1,500 PSA plants are in the …
The Times of India
May 03, 2021
PM Modi holds meeting with experts to review oxygen and medicine availability
PM Modi reviews human resource situation, in relation to the Covid-19 pandemic, and ways to …
The total doses of the Covid-19 vaccine administered stand at over 15,68,16,031: Health ministry
The Times of India
May 03, 2021
PM Modi reviews the progress of converting nitrogen plants to oxygen plants in the country
Govt explores the feasibility of conversion of existing nitrogen plants to produce oxygen
Various such potential industries, wherein existing nitrogen plants may be spared for the …
The Times of India
May 03, 2021
PM Modi to hold virtual summit with his British counterpart Boris Johnson on Tuesday
PM Modi, UK PM Johnson to unveil a 10-year roadmap to further broadbase bilateral ties
India-UK virtual summit will be an important opportunity to elevate the multi-faceted strategic …
The Times of India
May 03, 2021
PM Modi congratulates West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on her party's win in the …
PM Modi assures Centre's all possible support to the West Bengal government to fulfil people's …
PM Modi congratulates Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan, and DMK supremo M K Stalin, who led the …
Financial Express
May 02, 2021
Accelerating the pace of delivering liquid medical oxygen to various states across the country, …
14 ‘Oxygen Express’ trains have already completed their journey, five more loaded trains are on …
UP receives 25 oxygen tankers, Maharashtra receives 10 tankers, MP gets 12, Haryana gets five …
Business Standard
May 02, 2021
GST collections touch a record high at Rs 1.41 trillion in April
GST collections surpass the Rs one trillion mark for the seventh straight month in a row during …
At Rs 1.41 trillion, the GST collections grew by nearly 24 per cent during April 2021 compared …
The Times of India
May 02, 2021
India deploys 7 warships to transport liquid oxygen-filled cryogenic containers and medical …
Stealth frigate INS Talwar with 40 metric ton of liquid medical oxygen is on its way to Mumbai …
INS Kolkata is at Doha in Qatar to embark medical supplies
Live Mint
May 02, 2021
The Indian Air Force airlifts from abroad 47 oxygen containers with a total capacity of 830 …
Defence public sector undertakings procuring 28 oxygen plants, other medical equipment worth ₹…
The Indian Army makes available more than 720 beds for civilians in various states
Live Mint
May 02, 2021
Govt reduces IGST on import of Oxygen Concentrators for personal use to 12% from 28% which will …
Reduced IGST rate for imports of oxygen concentrator for personal use shall be applicable upto …
Govt allows imports of oxygen concentrators for personal use through post, courier or e-…
One India
May 02, 2021
PM Modi visits the Sis Ganj Gurudwara and offers prayers
PM Modi visits the Sis Ganj Gurudwara without security route and and special security …
Prayed at Gurudwara Sis Ganj Sahib today. We can never forget the life, ideals and supreme …
The Times of India
May 01, 2021
Steps should be taken to expedite the settlement of pending insurance claims so that the …
PM Modi chairs a meeting to review the functioning of various empowered groups on Covid-19 and …
Centre extends insurance scheme for frontline health workers for 6 months
Business Standard
May 01, 2021
Rajnath Singh invokes special provisions and granted Emergency Financial Powers to the Armed …
Other medical officers who retired earlier have been requested to make their services available …
All medical officers on staff appointments at Command, Corps, Division, and similar …
TV9 Bharat
May 01, 2021
The empowered group on facilitating supply chain and logistics management briefed the PM to …
PM Modi reviews key aspects of country's COVID situation in meeting with Empowered Group
PM Modi directs the government to work in close coordination with the States so that the poor …
The Times of India
May 01, 2021
Prime Minister Modi urges his ministers to stay in touch with people of their respective …
The council of Ministers reviews all the efforts made in the last 14 months by the central and …
PM Modi says all arms of the government are working unitedly and rapidly to deal with the …
Hindustan Times
May 01, 2021
PM Modi urges the ministers to help people of their respective regions and keep getting their …
PM Modi stresses the need to ensure that issues at the local level are promptly identified and …
PM Modi chairs the meeting of the council of ministers to discuss the situation arising out of …
The Times of India
May 01, 2021
Emphasising that the recent surge in Covid-19 infections marked a “once in a century crisis” …
You have to be compassionate and patient with people who are going through distress, says PM …
PM Modi says governments, industry and NGOs has all come together to ramp up production of …
DNA
May 01, 2021
On the 400th Prakash Purab of Guru Tegh Bahadur, the ninth Guru of Sikhism, PM Modi extends …
Sri Guru Teg Bahadur Ji is widely respected globally for his courage and his efforts to serve …
Sri Guru Teg Bahadur Ji refused to bow to tyranny and injustice. His supreme sacrifice gives …
Out Look
April 30, 2021
Govt t has procured 258.74 lakh tonnes of wheat so far in the rabi marketing season for Rs 51,…
Till now (up to April 28) a quantity of 258.74 lakh tonnes of wheat has been procured …
Government has procured 715.35 lakh tonnes of paddy (includes kharif crop of 705.06 lakh tonnes …
News18
April 30, 2021
Prince of Wales issues a message to the people of India, expressing his affection for the …
Indian aid and ingenuity has been a support to other countries through this immensely difficult …
I would want those suffering the effects of the pandemic in India to know that they are in my …
The Times of India
April 30, 2021
As India battles, an unprecedented second wave of Covid, over 40 governments have committed to …
Envoys have been tasked with acquiring all manner of oxygen support; India’s top asks are — …
India is reaping the benefits of both the Vaccine Maitri initiative as well as the Covid …
The Times of India
April 30, 2021
General MM Naravane informs the PM that the Army is helping with manpower for imported oxygen …
PM Modi has been holding daily meetings with various organisations and officials as the …
Chief of Army Staff General MM Naravane calls on PM Modi. They discussed various initiatives …
Hindustan Times
April 30, 2021
PM Modi held 21 meeting in April, this is the highest number of Covid-19 related reviews and …
At least 21 official engagements of PM Modi in April, most done over the past two weeks, are …
In April alone, mostly in the past 10 days, the Prime Minister had five engagements only on …
The Times of India
April 29, 2021
I thank President Putin for Russia's help and support in India's fight against the pandemic, …
Our cooperation on Sputnik-V vaccine will assist humanity in battling pandemic, says PM Modi …
PM Modi speaks to Russian president Vladimir Putin, thanking him for Russia's help and support …