IPL 2021 Suspended, AP Strain 15 Times More Virulent, Medical Infra of 31 States Ramped Up and Other Stories

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IPL 2021 Suspended Live Updates: Will do Everything in Our Powers to Arrange Safe Passage of all Participants – BCCI With four cricketers testing positive for coronavirus, the entire season of the ongoing IPL 2021 has been suspended indefinitely. BCCI vice-president Rajiv Shukla confirmed the news on Tuesday moments after Amit Mishra of Delhi Capitals … Read more

Medical Infra of 38 Institutions in 31 States Ramped up by Allocation of Global Covid-19 Supplies: Centre

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The Centre in a statement on Tuesday said that 38 medical institutions across 31 states have benefitted due to the effective allocation of Covid-19 relief supplies from the global community. “The global community has extended a helping hand in supporting efforts of Government of India in this collective fight against the global pandemic. Medical equipment, … Read more

Complete Failure of State, Says HC on Covid-19 Infra as Lawyers Plead for Help

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“It is a complete failure of the state”, the Delhi High Court said on Friday as a group of lawyers, including Bar Council of Delhi chairman Ramesh Gupta, pleaded for help seeking medical facilities to advocates suffering from COVID-19. The hearing witnessed breakdown of lawyers, including senior advocate Gupta, who urged the judges to come … Read more

India will be on faster growth path fuelled by infra: Nitin Gadkari – Times of India

India will be on faster growth path fuelled by infra: Nitin Gadkari - Times of India

Gadkari said to achieve the GDP of $5 trillion by 2024-25, India needs to spend about $1.4 trillion over these years on infrastructure. (Representative image) NEW DELHI: The pandemic has caused a slowdown in India but the country’s inherent resilience and capability will help it transform into a new India with a faster growth path … Read more

Societies, Temple Trusts Reopen Quarantine Centres As Mumbai’s Corona Surge Impacts Health Infra

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The 22-storey Gurukul Society in Mumbai’s Dahisar area transformed an empty 2-BHK apartment into a quarantine centre last year during the Corona surge. Now, with the second phase leaving the citizens scrambling for beds in hospitals, the society has reopened its 3-bed facility which can be expanded to 5 beds for the sake of home … Read more

On Oxygen Plants and Health Infra, Centre Sends Out Two Key Messages In Fight Against Covid

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The government sent two key messages — one on oxygen plants and the other one overall health care infrastructure — to states that are battling a worrying spike in coronavirus disease cases, even as India hit a grim record of 261,500 infections over the past 24 hours on Sunday. Altogether 162 pressure swing adsorption (PSA) oxygen … Read more

Reliance Infra sells Santacruz HQ to Yes Bank to settle debt – Times of India

Reliance Infra sells Santacruz HQ to Yes Bank to settle debt - Times of India

MUMBAI: Reliance Infrastructure has said that it has sold Reliance Centre – the premises housing the group’s headquarters – to Yes Bank for Rs 1,200 crore. “Entire proceeds from the sale of Reliance Centre, Santacruz, is utilized only to repay the debt of Yes Bank’, the company said in a statement to the exchange. In … Read more

Japan to provide loans and grant of 233 billion yen for infra projects in India – Times of India

Japan to provide loans and grant of 233 billion yen for infra projects in India - Times of India

NEW DELHI: Japan on Friday finalised loans and a grant totalling around 233 billion yen ($2.11 billion) for several key infrastructure projects, including for the fourth phase of the Delhi Metro. The financial assistance included a grant of 4.01 billion yen for a project for the improvement of power supply in strategically located Andaman and … Read more

Govt seeks to firewall telecom infra from Chinese threat – Times of India

Govt seeks to firewall telecom infra from Chinese threat - Times of India

NEW DELHI: In a move that will restrict the business of top Chinese vendors such as Huawei and ZTE in India’s 4G telecom expansion and the upcoming 5G, the government on Wednesday took decisive steps towards securing the mobile eco-system by making amendments to the license rules, mandating that post June 15, equipment can be … Read more

CPSE assets sale to bring about paradigm shift in infra: Finance minister – Times of India

CPSE assets sale to bring about paradigm shift in infra: Finance minister - Times of India

NEW DELHI: Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday said monetisation of CPSE assets is based on the principle of value creation for the government and investors and would bring about a paradigm shift in infrastructure augmentation and maintenance. Chairing the National Workshop with the states/UTs on Asset Monetisation organised by Niti Aayog, the minister sought … Read more

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