Covid-hit India Welcomes Saudi Medical Aid, Boosts Oil Imports

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Indian oil minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Friday thanked Saudi Arabia and other Middle Eastern oil producers for supplying liquid medical oxygen (LMO) to help the country in its battle with the COVID-19 crisis. In a series of tweets, Pradhan also welcomed offers by Saudi Arabia, UAE and Qatar to supply containers for the next six … Read more

Sennheiser Consumer Unit to Be Purchased by Hearing Aid Maker Sonova

Sennheiser Consumer Unit to Be Purchased by Hearing Aid Maker Sonova for EUR 200 Million

Sonova, the world’s biggest hearing aid maker, said on Friday it will buy the consumer unit of German headphone and microphone maker Sennheiser for EUR 200 million (roughly Rs. 1,775 crores) to reach younger customers through the emerging segment of in-ear wearables. The Switzerland-based company traditionally specialises in devices for people with significant hearing loss, … Read more

Handled 9.5 crore Covid vaccines so far; rushing Covid aid safely across India: AAI – Times of India

Handled 9.5 crore Covid vaccines so far; rushing Covid aid safely across India: AAI - Times of India

NEW DELHI: Airports Authority of India (AAI) on Thursday said it has so far handled 9.5 crore Covid vaccines and that it has made all arrangement for speedy transportation of Covid relief material across the country. “Jointly working with (all stakeholders) AAI airports are ensuring that there is no time wasted in unloading of these … Read more

Australia’s Victoria State to Send 41 Million Dollar Worth of Aid to India to Tackle Covid Crisis

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The Australian state of Victoria on Thursday announced 41 million dollar worth of aid and medical equipment, including 1,000 ventilators, for India to assist it to curb the devastating second wave of COVID-19. The donation will be made to the Commonwealth medical stockpile. “We are working with the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) … Read more

3,000 Oxygen Concentrators Received as Foreign Aid Dispatched, No Pendency with Customs: Centre

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The Union Health Ministry on Thursday said no oxygen concentrator, received as aid from abroad, is lying with the customs authorities at any port of import as these consignments are being cleared swiftly, the Union health ministry said on Thursday. In all, 3,000 oxygen concentrators have been received as global aid to support the Central … Read more

US Must Organise And Collaborate To Provide Aid India Needs: Congresswoman

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US must collaborate to provide the aid India needs, Congresswoman said. Washington: A top American lawmaker has proposed sending a mercy ship to India to help the country which is struggling to deal with a deadly second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic. The situation in India is so dire that the US must organise and … Read more

Global Covid-19 Aid from 14 Countries Reach Indian Hospitals, Boost Fight Against Catastrophic Second Wave

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Global aid has now started reaching Indian hospitals, helping in the fight against a devastating second wave of coronavirus. According to an exclusive report by the Indian Express, white House’s Covid-19 testing kits are in New Delhi’s Safdarjung Hospital, an Italian oxygen plant is in the ITBP hospital in Greater Noida, a French oxygen plant … Read more

1,764 Oxygen Concentrators Received as Foreign Aid Sent 31 States And UTs, Says Centre

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Union Health Ministry on Wednesday said 1,764 oxygen concentrators, 1,760 oxygen cylinders, seven oxygen generation plants, 450 ventilators, and over 1.35 lakh remdesivir vials have been received as aid from abroad between April 27 and May 4 in 38 medical institutions across 31 states and union territories. India has been receiving medical supplies and equipment … Read more

Khattar Announces Up to Rs 35,000 Aid for BPL Card Holders Seeking Treatment in Pvt Hospitals of Haryana

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Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Wednesday announced a medical assistance scheme for BPL card holders seeking treatment at private hospitals in the state amid the raging COVID-19 pandemic. Khattar said his government will provide an assistance of Rs 5,000 per patient per day, subject to a maximum of seven days with a ceiling … Read more

Why No Transparency In Covid Foreign Aid Data, Rahul Gandhi Asks Centre

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Rahul Gandhi had repeatedly criticised handling of pandemic by Central government, PM Modi New Delhi: Hinting that the Government of India is hiding data regarding foreign aid received during the unprecedented surge in COVID-19 cases in the country, Congress MP Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday asked why there is no transparency regarding the medical supplies sent … Read more

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