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Ministry of Railways accords permission to Zonal Railways
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Advertisements New Delhi Ministry of Railways has accorded permission to Zonal Railways to decide on reopening of retiring rooms at Stations keeping in view local condition including Covid related protocols issued by Government. Railway Board has already permitted for restarting operation of Retiring Rooms, Rail Yatri Niwas and Hotels which are managed by IRCTC (Vide Railway Board Letter No. 2020/Catering/600/01/Pt.2 dt. 19.10.2020). At present, various special express/passenger trains services have been introduced in phased manner as per the requirement. Considering…

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Second wave will not be as severe as first one, and would be shorter and fizzle off sooner
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Advertisements The experts at Neuberg’s Panel discussion on “Coronavirus – variants and vaccination” said there will be second wave of Coronavirus however it will not be as severe as first one and it will fizzle off sooner. New Delhi Dr V Ramasubramanian, Infectious Diseases Specialist, Apollo Hospital, said, “US, UK, Brazil and few other countries in Europe had second wave of Coronavirus. It was inevitable. There is no reason why India would be exception to this rule. Probably the…

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Farmers should come up with concrete suggestions-Piyush Goyal
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Advertisements Government is sensitive to their demands New Delhi The Union Railway, commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal has said the three farm laws have been made keeping in mind the interest of farmers and if there are any misgivings on them, they can always be sorted out provided the agitating farmers came out with some concrete suggestions on the same. Addressing a news conference at BJP state office here on Sunday on the Aatm Nirbhar budget, minister said…

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International Science Film Festival of India opens in IISF-2020
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Advertisements A huge variety of Science Films to be screened Film is a good medium to communicate science: Dr. Harsh Vardhan New Delhi International Science Film Festival of India (ISFFI) is a major attraction of India International Science Festival 2020. This year, the ISFFI has received 634 science film entries from 60 countries. This is a vital platform to attract enthusiasts and young film-makers towards science film making and contribute in science popularization. Speaking at the inaugural session of…

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Emirates SkyCargo transports first batch of Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccines for Dubai Health Authority
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Advertisements In recognition of the invaluable contribution by the healthcare ecosystem, Emirates SkyCargo transports the vaccine free of charge Vaccine doses flown, offloaded and cleared on priority basis on arrival in Dubai at dedicated Emirates SkyPharma facility New Delhi Emirates SkyCargo has notched yet another milestone by flying in COVID-19 vaccines manufactured by Pfizer-BioNTech to the UAE for the first time for the Dubai Health Authority (DHA). The vaccines were transported from Brussels on Emirates flight EK 182 on…

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Traveling in COVID times?
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Advertisements By Dr. Srividya S, Consultant – Internal Medicine, Columbia Asia Referral Hospital Yeshwanthpur New Delhi December, the time of the year that calls for celebration, it’s the vacation season. Many of us make travel plans for the vacations, visiting friends and relatives or just go exploring to a new place. This year with the pandemic, people were initially more cautious about venturing out, this seemed to have changed in the past couple of months by adjusting to the…

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Emirates expands its global network with restart of flights to Istanbul
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Advertisements New Delhi In tandem with the gradual return of travel confidence and demand, Emirates continues to rebuild its network while offering customers a safe and enjoyable travel experience. Strict health and hygiene measures have been implemented across all of Emirates’ touchpoints, even as the airline brings back its signature products and services onboard and on ground. The addition of Istanbul expands Emirates’ European network to 31 destinations, enabling customers to safely and easily connect to destinations across its wide…

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Girnar ropeway crosses 1 lakh visitor landmark in just six weeks
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Advertisements Ropeway developer Usha Breco announces special schemes for Covid-19 warriors and defence personnel to mark the milestone New Delhi The Girnar ropeway has achieved the landmark of ferrying 1 lakh visitors in just six weeks, Usha Breco, the developer of the ropeway said on Thursday. The ropeway company also announced special fares for Covid-19 warriors and defence personnel in recognition of their service to the nation and to mark the milestone. The Girnar ropeway, the world’s longest to…

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Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi addresses “International Corona Virus Short Film Festival” in New Delhi
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Advertisements New Delhi Union Minister of Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi has said that the government, society, cinema and media in India have played a commendable role with courage, commitment and caution during the Corona pandemic. Short films conveying awareness and strong message played an important role during the crisis. While addressing the “International Corona Virus Short Film Festival” at NDMC Convention Centre in New Delhi today, Naqvi said that short films played a crucial role in making the…

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ASSOCHAM holds 13th edition of ‘Illness to Wellness’ webinar series
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Advertisements New Delhi The Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (ASSOCHAM), one of the apex trade associations of India concluded the 13th edition of the ‘Illness to Wellness’ series themed‘Impact of Covid-19 during Winter & Air Pollution’. The online event saw an expert panel of oncologists and pulmonologists hold an informative dialogue on challenges faced by cancer, asthma patients, those suffering from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and other such diseases. Supported by the hygiene brand SAVLON,…

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