Amid worsening covid19 situation, govt waives import duties of Remdesivir API, injections and specific inputs.

New Delhi – Amid the worsening COVID-19 situation in the country, the government has waived the import duty on Remdesivir API, injections and specific inputs. The import of¬†Remdesivir Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients¬†(API), injections and specific inputs have been made import duty-free till October 31 amid the ongoing surge in COVID-19 cases in the country, the government…

Coronavirus will push over 6 crore people into extreme poverty, says World Bank

Coronavirus will push over 6 crore people into extreme poverty, says World Bank The bank has announced emergency operations worth $160 billion in 100 developing countries to fight the coronavirus. The World Bank on Tuesday said that the coronavirus pandemic will push over 6 crore people into extreme poverty, even as it announced emergency operations…

Explain rationale behind latest lockdown extension – Congress

Explain rationale behind latest lockdown extension – Congress A day after the Central government extended the nationwide lockdown by two more weeks the Congress on Saturday asked the government to explain the rationale behind the second extension, while the CPM hit out at the government over reports that migrant workers were being forced to pay…

Over 270 Russians stranded in India fly back amid coronavirus COVID-19 lockdown

Over 270 Russians stranded in India fly back amid coronavirus COVID-19 lockdown A special flight with 271 Russian nationals on board departed from the Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport in New Delhi. They flew home by the flight en route Delhi-Saint-Petersburg-Moscow with the assistance of the Russian Embassy in India. Over the last one month,…

Commercial passenger flights to remain suspended till May 17 midnight – DGCA

Commercial passenger flights to remain suspended till May 17 midnight – DGCA A day after the Modi government announced an extension of the coronavirus-induced lockdown till May 17, the DGCA on Saturday said all commercial passenger flights will remain suspended till midnight of May 17. “It is reiterated that foreign and domestic airlines shall be…