Niti Aayog
Jharkhand  /  Published 04.07.20

A helping hello for senior citizens

Brij Mohan Pandey, 75, was surprised to receive a telephone call from an unknown number inquiring about his well-being. He was informed about measures to prevent coronavirus and asked if he needed an...
By Antara Bose in Jamshedpur

West Bengal  /  Published 01.07.20

Withdraw RBI ordinance: CM

Mamata Banerjee wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday, urging him to withdraw the recent ordinance that entrusted the Reserve bank of India with powers to suspend the board of directors of u...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 02.06.20

Electronics gets Rs 50,000cr lift

The Centre on Tuesday announced a Rs 50,000 crore incentive scheme to promote the manufacturing of electronic products in India as the Narendra Modi-government looks to attract companies from China.T...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 29.05.20

38,000 doctors step forward

More than 38,000 doctors, including those retired from the Armed Forces Medical Services, have volunteered to help the government in its fight against the Covid-19 pandemic, a senior official said on ...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 22.05.20

2.9m cases averted, says government

The nationwide lockdown may have averted up to 2.9 million coronavirus infections and 78,000 deaths, central government officials said on Friday citing independent estimates, but cautioned that the st...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

India  /  Published 28.04.20

Don’t deny non-Covid care: Centre

The Union health ministry on Tuesday asked states to ensure that private hospitals and clinics provide non-Covid-19 patients critical services, including chemotherapy, dialysis or institutional delive...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

India  /  Published 28.04.20

NITI Aayog building sealed for 48 hours

The NITI Aayog building in New Delhi has been sealed for 48 hours after a director-level officer tested positive for coronavirus, a senior official said on Tuesday.'A director-level officer working at...
By PTI in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 24.04.20

Essence of life

An overwhelming anxiety about health brought about the lockdown as a means of protection. But the state of lockdown itself brings on a different set of anxieties, not all of which can be articulated w...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 25.03.20

Phone norms for treating patients

The Centre on Wednesday released guidelines for doctors that list medications they can and cannot prescribe to patients through teleconsultations and requested private and retired doctors to join Indi...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

India  /  Published 16.03.20

Nod for 4,800 more medical PG seats

The Medical Council of India’s board of governors has approved increasing postgraduate medical seats for MD and MS programmes by over 4,800 to 36,192 for the next academic session, an official said ...
By PTI in New Delhi


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