Press Trust of india

UK hospital told to prepare for COVID-19 vaccine rollout by November: Report

UK hospital told to prepare for COVID-19 vaccine rollout by November: Report

London: A major London hospital trust has been told to be ready to receive the first batches of the COVID-19 vaccine being trialled by Oxford University and AstraZeneca by early next month, according to a UK media report on Monday. ‘The Sun’ newspaper claims that the country’s state-funded National Health Service (NHS) is preparing for […]

 Press Trust of india

Kashmir’s tourism industry optimistic of turn-around despite COVID dampener

Kashmir’s tourism industry optimistic of turn-around despite COVID dampener

Srinagar: Hit hard by the twin-lockdowns since August last year, the tourism sector in Kashmir is cautiously optimistic about getting back on its feet in the coming months. The Valley did not see much tourist activity since August last year due to the lockdown imposed by authorities, first after the Centre revoked Jammu and Kashmir’s […]

 Press Trust of india

India will drive global energy demand: PM Modi

India will drive global energy demand: PM Modi

New Delhi:  India will drive the global energy demand, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Monday as he showcased his government’s recent reforms in the sector to global investors. Speaking at the India Energy Forum by CERAWeek, Modi said the coronavirus pandemic had resulted in global energy demand falling by one-third, investment decisions being impacted […]

 Press Trust of india

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh holds talks with his US counterpart

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh holds talks with his US counterpart

New Delhi:  Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and his US counterpart Mark T Esper held extensive talks on Monday, covering various aspects of fast expanding defence and strategic ties, including ways to further deepen military-to-military cooperation, between the two countries. US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Esper arrived here on Monday on a two-day visit […]

 Press Trust of india

IMA demands NDMC immediately pays docs of Hindu Rao Hospital their pending salaries

IMA demands NDMC immediately pays docs of Hindu Rao Hospital their pending salaries

New Delhi: The Indian Medical Association (IMA) on Monday demanded that the North Delhi Municipal Corporation immediately pays the doctors of Hindu Rao Hospital their pending wages while terming non-payment of salaries for the last three months an “unfortunate situation” and a “new low in governance”. Senior doctors of NDMC-run hospitals went on a day-long […]

 Press Trust of india

China imposes sanctions on top US defence firms for supplying arms to Taiwan

China imposes sanctions on top US defence firms for supplying arms to Taiwan

Beijing:  China said on Monday it will impose sanctions on top US defence firms, including Boeing and Lockheed Martin, for supplying weapons to Taiwan, amid deepening tensions between Beijing and Washington over increasing American arms sales to Taipei. China’s retaliation followed after the US State Department approved the sale of 135 Standoff Land Attack Missile […]

 Press Trust of india

NPAs not worth of vermiculture preserved at NHAI needs to be weeded out: Gadkari

NPAs not worth of vermiculture preserved at NHAI needs to be weeded out: Gadkari

New Delhi:  Unhappy over a ‘delayed’ work culture in NHAI, Union minister Nitin Gadkari on Monday said it was time to show exit door to ‘non-performing assets’ complicating and delaying projects by creating obstacles. The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) has become a breeding ground for inefficient officials who are creating hurdles and referring […]

 Press Trust of india

Compound interest waiver: 75% borrowers to benefit, to cost govt Rs 7,500 cr, says report

Compound interest waiver: 75% borrowers to benefit, to cost govt Rs 7,500 cr, says report

Mumbai:  Over 40 per cent of the system credit and 75 per cent of the borrowers will benefit from the interest-on-interest concession for small loans which will cost the government around Rs 7,500 crore, says a report. Last Friday, the government informed the Supreme Court that it will reimburse the banks the compound interest on […]

 Press Trust of india

COVID-19 cases in India mount to 79,09,959 with 45,148 new cases

COVID-19 cases in India mount to 79,09,959 with 45,148 new cases

New Delhi:  New coronavirus infections reported in India in a span of 24 hours dropped below 50,000 for the second time this month, while the new fatalities registered during the same period fell under 500 after 108 days, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Monday India’s COVID-19 caseload mounted to 79,09,959 with 45,148 new infections being […]

 Press Trust of india

Staycations, nearby stays continue to trend in 2021: Report

Staycations, nearby stays continue to trend in 2021: Report

Mumbai:  As life is returning to normalcy gradually, so has travel as travellers are making plans for 2021 for destinations either close to home or in their home cities, according to a report. Travel is seeing a comeback, but a new trend continues to define consumer preferences to consciously and safely reconnect with the places […]

1 2 3 1,306