Covid-19 India: PM Modi’s 9-min Blackout Call, Power Grid Managers in Alert Mode for Ensuring Grid Stability

Coronavirus lockdown: With a dip of 30% in demand for power due to the absence of commercial activity in the wake of the lockdown, a sudden change in grid frequency could lead to a potential power blackout. Following Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s call to switch…

COVID-19: World Bank Approves $1 Billion Emergency Funds For India To Fight Coronavirus

The World Bank’s first set of aid projects, amounting to $1.9 billion, will assist 25 countries, and new operations are moving forward in over 40 nations using the fast-track process, the bank said. The World Bank on Thursday approved $1-billion emergency financing for India to…

COVID-19 India:PM Narendra Modi Holds Meet with Sportspersons on Coronavirus Lockdown, Seeks Support to Spread Awareness

Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke with 40 elite sportspersons including cricket icons like Virat Kohli, Sachin Tendulkar and BCCI president Sourav Ganguly. Prime Minister Narendra Modi held a meeting with 40 elite sportspersons from around India via video conference to discuss situation in the country…

PM Narendra Modi holds video conference with All Chief Ministers on coronavirus

Coronavirus: During the video conference, PM Narendra Modi and Chief Ministers discussed tracing the contacts of those who have been found infected with COVID-19 Contact tracing of those feared to be exposed to the deadly virus and isolation of those who test positive of the…

Covid-19 India: Railways, airlines accept bookings from April 15 onward

Commercial airlines SpiceJet, IndiGo and GoAir have started accepting bookings from April 15 onwards for domestic travel It is welcome news that Indian Railways and private airlines are reportedly allowing travellers to book tickets from April 15 onwards on their platforms. After a clear indication…

Covid-19: 300 People From Karnataka Attended Delhi Nizamuddin Jamaat, Says Minister

Karnataka Home Minister Basavaraj Bommai had last night said about 300 people from the state had attended the religious congregation of Tablighi Jamaat and efforts were on to identify and quarantine them. Karnataka Health Minister B Sriramulu on Wednesday said about 300 people from the…

RBI announces take more steps to mitigate Covid-19 impact, Exporters get 6 months buffer for realization of proceeds

RBI announcement is likely to give exporters adequate buffers to realise and repatriate export proceeds. The Reserve Bank of India announced more measures on Wednesday to deal with the economic fallout of coronavirus, including an extension of the period for realisation and repatriation of export proceeds,…