Coronavirus, tests, cheap tests, low cost testing in India, COVID 19, SARS

New low-cost novel coronavirus test developed by India

New Delhi, June 11, 2020: The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has recommended only reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction (RT-qPCR) test for novel coronavirus testing. Researchers at the Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB) have developed a new low-cost and low-tech required test for SARS-CoV-2 testing. This test is known as reverse transcription nested […]

Dasht-e-Barchi hospital, maternity ward, funeral, Nangarhar province , Afghanistan, terrorist attack,coronavirus,

India strongly condemns ‘barbaric’ terrorist attacks in Afghanistan

India strongly condemned the barbaric terrorist attacks against innocent civilians, including women and children, at the Dasht-e-Barchi hospital maternity ward, funeral in Nangarhar province and the Army check post in Laghman province on 11-12 May. In a statement, the Ministry of External Affairs said that ‘such reprehensible attacks, including on mothers, newly born children, nurses […]

COVID-19, Coronavirus, employee compensation, shipping industry, Ministry of Shipping, India

Rs. 50 lakh compensation declared for the Port employees in case of loss of life due to COVID-19

Ministry of Shipping has decided that all the Major Ports may grant compensation /Ex-Gratia in the event of loss of life due to COVID-19/ Coronavirus to the dependent members/legal heirs of the port employees as under: Category Amount of compensation/Ex-Gratia (Rs.) All Port employees including Contract Labourers employed directly by the port 50.00 Lakh Other […]

Indonesia, India, Indonesia, relationship, defence, strategic, economic, Narendra Modi, President Joko Widodo

India would do its best to prevent disruption in supplies of medical products to Indonesia

Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke on phone today with Joko Widodo, President of Indonesia. The two leaders exchanged thoughts about the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic in the region and the world. The Indonesian President appreciated the facilitation provided by the Government of India for supplies of pharmaceutical products to Indonesia. Prime Minister assured him […]