Health Ministry: Covid-19 mortality rate down from 3.13% to 3.02%

New Delhi, May 23 -- The Union Health Ministry on Friday said the Covid-19 fatality rate has dropped from 3.13 per cent to 3.02 per cent, and the authorities involved in tackling the viral infection a... Read More

Oxford Covid-19 vaccine enters advanced human trials

London, May 23 -- The University of Oxford said on Friday that its researchers have begun recruiting adults and children for advanced human trials of a Covid-19 vaccine that will involve up to 10,260 ... Read More

India Post delivers 2,000 tonnes of medicines, equipment amid lockdown

New Delhi, May 23 -- As the country reels under the coronavirus crisis, India Post has so far delivered more than 2,000 tonne of medicines and medical equipment to needy individuals and hospitals acro... Read More

FM talks to PSBs on operationalising 'Atmanirbhar Bharat' package

New Delhi, May 23 -- Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday met with heads of public sector banks (PSB) through videoconference for the operationalisation of the economic package under th... Read More

COVID-19 vaccines must be recognised as public goods: WHO

Geneva, May 23 -- The World Health Organization (WHO) has reiterated that COVID-19 vaccines must be recognised as public goods for the whole world, and that all countries must contribute. "We can't p... Read More

13 new containment zones in Delhi, total now 92

New Delhi, May 23 -- A total of 13 new containment zones were announced in Delhi on Friday, taking the total in the national capital to 92, the Delhi government said. The national capital has seen mo... Read More

Under PM-KISAN, over Rs 19,100 crore released during lockdown: Govt

New Delhi, May 23 -- The Centre has released an amount of Rs 19,100.77 crore under the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-KISAN) scheme during the lockdown period after March 24 till date and aroun... Read More

Post-COVID India will gain esteem in world arena: Jitendra Singh

New Delhi, May 23 -- Union Minister Jitendra Singh on Friday said post-COVID India will emerge more confident and gain esteem in the world arena. Jitendra Singh emphasized that he is confident that s... Read More

RBI's measures will boost exports, imports, debt servicing : CITI

New Delhi, May 23 -- The Confederation of Indian Textile Industry (CITI) has hailed the measures announced by RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das on Friday which are aimed at preserving the financial stabili... Read More

Every FY21 budget assumption will have to be reviewed: FM

New Delhi, May 23 -- Every assumption made in the 2020-21 Union Budget, presented in February, would have to be reviewed in view of the coronavirus pandemic, said Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, ... Read More