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Niti Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant

India attracts $22 billion FDI during COVID-19: Amitabh Kant

Eco/Invest/Demography, Policy       Aug 08, 2020

New Delhi: India’s FDI regime is the most liberal in the world, and even during the COVID-19 pandemic, the country has attracted over USD 22 billion worth of direct investments, Niti Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant said on Saturday. Kant further said that almost 90 per...

61,537 new COVID cases in India,933 deaths

Eco/Invest/Demography, Health, Pandemic       Aug 08, 2020

New Delhi:  There were 61,537 more novel coronavirus cases in India, taking the tally to 20,88,611 on Saturday, while the death toll rose to 42,518 with 933 more fatalities, the Health Ministry said. The number of recoveries surged to 14,27,005 and the recovery rate rose...

IMA says nearly 200 doctors in India have succumbed to Covid-19

Eco/Invest/Demography, Health, Non-Life, Pandemic       Aug 08, 2020

  New Delhi: A total of 196 doctors in the country, majority of them being general practitioners, have succumbed to Covid-19 so far, said the Indian Medical Association (IMA) on Saturday, requesting the prime minister for his attention on the issue. “As per the latest data...

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi launches Electric Vehicle Policy,Mahindra seeks investors for EV business

Eco/Invest/Demography, Non-Life, Technology       Aug 07, 2020

New Delhi: Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday launched 'Delhi Electric Vehicle Policy' under which his government will waive registration fee and road tax, and provide incentive of up to Rs 1.5 lakh for new cars in the national capital. Addressing an online media briefing,...

Crowded villages show why coronavirus cases are surging in rural India

  New Delhi: As India passes the grim milestone of two million virus cases and new hotspots emerge in villages, experts are worried infections will now rise exponentially in the world’s second-most populous country, overwhelming its under-prepared hinterland. In the remote Valad village in the southern...

AIE flight crash:Govt announces Rs 10 lakh interim relief for each of the deceased, Rs 2 lakh for the seriously injured,Death toll rises to 18 

  Kozhikode: Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri has announced Rs 10 lakh interim relief for each of the deceased, Rs 2 lakh for the seriously injured and Rs 50,000 for those who suffered minor injuries in Air India Express (AIE) flight mishap in Kozhikode. All...

Serum Institute to produce up to 100 mn COVID-19 vaccine doses for India, other countries

New Delhi: Serum Institute of India(SII) on Friday said it?has entered into a new partnership with international vaccine alliance Gavi and Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to accelerate manufacturing and delivery of up to 100 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines for India as well as...

AI Express plane overshoots runway at Kozhikode airport,broken into 2 pieces,17 dead

Non-Life, Risk Management, Technology       Aug 07, 2020

  New Delhi: An Air India Express plane coming from Dubai overshot the table toprunway while landing in heavy rains and fell into a valley 35 feet below at Kozhikode airport in Kerala on Friday evening and broke into two pieces.There were 191 passengers, including crew...

India suffers record jump of 62,538 new COVID-19 cases,tally crosses 2 million

Eco/Invest/Demography       Aug 07, 2020

New Delhi India, the country hardest hit in Asia by the coronavirus pandemic, reported on Friday a record daily jump in infections, taking its total number of cases over two million. It is the third nation to pass that unwanted milestone, lagging behind only the...

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