India partially lifts restrictions on export of hydroxychloroquine

India has partially eased restrictions on the export of anti-malarial drug hydroxycloroquine, refusing to cave in to a threat of “retaliation” from US President Donald Trump if New Delhi turned down his request to lift the hold on American orders. Hydroxychloroquine tablet is seen as a viable therapeutic solution to cure Covid-19 disease that […]

‘Our workers have toiled to bring positive changes’: PM Modi extends greetings on 40 years of BJP

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday took to Twitter and posted on the occasion of the 40th anniversary of the Bharatiya Janata Party. “We mark our Party’s 40th Anniversary when India is battling COVID-19. I appeal to BJP Karyakartas to follow the set of guidelines from our Party President @JPNaddavJi, help […]

Over 30% of India’s total Covid-19 infections could have Markaz link, cases cross 3,500: Key developments

Coronavirus cases in the country have jumped beyond 3,500. On Sunday, the Ministry of Health updated the number of coronavirus cases in the country to 3,577. The figure includes 3,219 active cases and 274 patients who have been cured. As many as 83 people have died from Covid-19 so far. On Sunday evening, […]

Covid-19: Govt discusses preparedness, challenges with industry representatives, global bodies

The Empowered Group number 6, chaired by NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant and formed by the government of India, held a series of meetings on the prevailing coronavirus crisis with international organisations, development partners, civil society organisations and industry associations. As per a government release issued on Sunday, the committee held six […]