Tag: Fight Against Coronavirus

Odisha Stands Still To Salute Its Corona Warriors With ‘Bande Utkala Janani’

Bhubaneswar: It was one of the rare occasions when people irrespective of class and creed came together on the clarion call of Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik to sing ‘Bande Utkala Janani’ in a show of solidarity with the frontline Corona warriors of the State. The popular anthem reverberated in every nook and corner of […]

US will have COVID-19 vaccine by year's end: US Prez Donald Trump

Washington: US President Donald Trump expressed confidence that the country would have a COVID-19 vaccine by the end of the year and revised the number of deaths due to the disease in America up to a minimum of 80,000. “We are very confident we’re going to have a vaccine at the end of the year, […]

Odisha Universities To Function During COVID-19 Lockdown

Bhubaneswar: Odisha government on Monday allowed universities to resume functioning during COVID-19 lockdown with certain stipulations. In a letter to all vice-chancellors (all State public and private universities), Higher Education Department has asked concerned officials to remain in full preparedness to conduct examinations, whenever permitted by the government, within a short notice. Though classes (theory […]

COVID-19: PM Modi lauds chess stars' online exhibition match to raise funds for PM-CARES Fund

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday lauded leading Indian chess players for taking part in an online exhibition chess tournament to raise funds for the PM-CARES Fund that has been set up to assist in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic. The players include former world champion Vishwanathan Anand, Vidit Gujrathi, P. Harikrishna […]

B-Town stars light candles, diyas to honour India's fight against COVID-19
B-Town stars light candles, diyas to honour India's fight against COVID-19

Mumbai: Prominent personalities from the Indian film industry, including Amitabh Bachchan, Lata Mangeshkar, Rajinikanth and Akshay Kumar, lit candles and lamps on Sunday, responding to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s 9pm 9min initiative to show solidarity in the country’s fight against coronavirus. The prime minister on Friday urged people to switch off lights at their homes […]

India switches off power, and lights up to thank 'Corona warriors'
India switches off power, and lights up to thank 'Corona warriors'

New Delhi:  Even as there were over 3,500 coronavirus cases on Sunday and the death count reached 83, India overwhelmingly responded to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s call on Sunday night. Right at 9 p.m., Indians switched off lights and lit candles or flashed mobile torches for nine minutes to express solidarity with “Corona warriors”. From […]

Fighting COVID-19: Gujarat firm makes low cost ventilators in 10 days
Fighting coronavirus: Gujarat firm makes low cost ventilators in 10 days

Ahmedabad: As the world is facing shortage of medical equipment to fight the coronavirus, a Rajkot-based company has developed low cost ventilators in just 10 days and will deliver 1,000 of these machines to the Gujarat government-run hospitals in next few days. The ventilator, developed by a private company, was tested at a medical lab […]

Over 30,000 doctors volunteer to join fight against COVID-19

New Delhi: More than 30,000 doctors, including retired government and Armed Forces Medical Services, and private physicians have volunteered to help the government fight against COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic, a senior government official said on Friday. The government on March 25 had appealed to retired government, Armed Forces Medical Services, public sector undertaking or private doctors […]

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COVID-19: India Was Proactive In Fight Against Coronavirus

New Delhi: India’s response to COVID-19 has been proactive, preemptive and graded, the central government stated on Saturday. The government lauded the efforts taken to fight against coronavirus and said that the country had taken comprehensive response and adopted certain measures at its borders much before the World Health Organization had declared it as a […]

WHO expects India to take aggressive action to combat COVID-19 pandemic
WHO expects India to take aggressive action to combat COVID-19 pandemic

Geneva: Praising India for eradicating two silent killers – Smallpox & Polio, World Health Organization (WHO) has backed India to take aggressive action against the global pandemic coronavirus or COVID-19 that has claimed over 16,000 lives across the globe so far. Speaking at a press conference on Monday, Michael J. Ryan, WHO Executive Director said the […]

Odisha Fights Coronavirus: CM Extends Date For Registration Of All Passengers From Abroad Till Apr 15

Bhubaneswar: To strengthen its efforts in preventing the spread of novel-Coronavirus in the State, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday appealed people coming to the State from abroad to register themselves through toll-free number (104) or online portal www.covid19.odisha.gov.in and informed that the regulation will remain in force till April 15 instead of March […]

Fighting Coronavirus: Odisha Govt Postpones Exams For Class I to IX Students

Bhubaneswar: In view of the pandemic situation arising out of the COVID-19 (Corona Virus), Odisha government on Monday ordered closure of all government, aided, public and private schools. As a precautionary measure, examination of students of all classes from standard I to Class IX and XI have also been postponed till further orders in the […]

Fighting COVID19: Zomato launches 'Contactless' Food Delivery

Bhubaneswar: With the lethal novel Coronavirus winging faster spread in the country, and when WHO has asked to maintain a distance of 2-feet to avoid COVID-19 transmission, Country’s leading online catering service provider, Zomato, has announced some significant safety and hygiene measures to curb the spread of the pandemic disease. The founder of Zomato, Deepinder […]

Sudarsan Pattnaik's Sand Art On 'Fight Against Coronavirus' Gets Global Appreciation

Bhubaneswar: Renowned sand artist from Odisha, Sudarsan Pattnaik’s recent sand art expressing solidarity with China’s fight against coronavirus has garnered worldwide appreciation. Patnaik’s sand art, “Fight Against Coronavirus, We Stand With China’ was acclaimed by many, including Chinese Ambassador, Sun Weidong and the Director-General of WHO Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus. The Chinese Ambassador appreciated Pattnaik for […]