COVID-19: Rourkela Steel Plant augments supply of Liquid Medical Oxygen to hospitals

Rourkela, May 6: The Rourkela Steel Plant (RSP) has so far, supplied 1567.3 tonnes of Liquid Medical Oxygen (LMO) to different destinations in and outside Odisha as its efforts to help in the treatment of COVID-19 patients across the country. Meanwhile, it has augmented the supply of the LMO. According to a RSP release, the […]

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Over 7,500 people vaccinated by Vedanta at its plants in Odisha & Chhattisgarh

New Delhi/Bhubaneswar, May 5: Vedanta Aluminium & Power Business has vaccinated more than 7,500 of its people across its plants in Odisha and Chhattisgarh. “Further, it has swiftly augmented the capacity of its COVID Care Centres and quarantine centres across its plant sites in remote areas of Odisha and Chhattisgarh to effectively handle the pandemic […]

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Telangana Govt gets Centre’s nod to deliver COVID-19 vaccines using drones

Delhi, April 30: The Ministry of Civil Aviation (MoCA) and Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) have granted conditional exemption for drone deployment to Telangana Government for conducting experimental delivery of COVID-19 vaccines within Visual Line of Sight (VLOS) Range using drones. The permission exemption is valid for a period of one year or until […]

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Oxygen Express carrying 32 MT LMO leaves Odisha’s Angul for Haryana

Bhubaneswar, April 30: Two Empty Liquid Medical Oxygen (LMO) tankers that were unloaded from Cargo Flight, on Thursday evening, have been loaded with 32 MT LMO at Tata Bhushan Steel Plant at Angul and dispatched to Haryana by train, on Friday morning with RoRo service of Indian Railways. The East coast Railway ( ECoR) has […]

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Oxygen Express to carry LMO from Angul to Haryana

Bhubaneswar, April 29: Since the first Oxygen Express with empty tankers left from Mumbai on April 19 for Visakhapatnam under East Coast Railway (ECoR) jurisdiction, Indian Railways has consistently carrying Liquid Medical Oxygen (LMO) towards different destinations of the country, said an official release. Continuing the momentum, there are two more trains from East Coast […]

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Eminent litterateur Manoj Das passes away

Bhubaneswar, April 27: Eminent Odia and English writer Manoj Das passed away on Tuesday in Puducherry creating a void in the literary scene in the country. He was 87. He passed away while undergoing treatment at the Ashram Nursing Home for terminal cancer. Das, who was associated with Sri Aurobindo Ashram for several decades was […]

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PM Modi reviews preparedness of Armed Forces to combat COVID-19

Delhi, April 26: The Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) General Bipin Rawat on Monday called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi. They reviewed the preparations and operations being undertaken by the Armed Forces to deal with the pandemic, said a PMO release. The CDS briefed the PM that all medical personnel from armed forces who have […]

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551 oxygen generation plants to be set up across India

New Delhi, April 25: Total 551 Oxygen plants will be set up in every district across the country to ensure adequate oxygen availability to hospitals and help people across the nation, said an official release. “In line with Prime Minister’s direction of boosting availability of oxygen to hospitals, the PM CARES Fund has given in-principle […]

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Justice NV Ramana sworn in as new Chief Justice of India

New Delhi, April 24: Justice NV Ramana on Saturday took oath as the new Chief Justice of India (CJI). He was administered the oath by President Ram Nath Kovind, at Rashtrapati Bhavan. Justice Nuthalapati Venkata Ramana, took over as the 48th Chief Justice of the Supreme Court. Justice Ramana, 63, will be the country’s top […]

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COVID-19 surge: PM Modi focuses on smooth supply of oxygen to States 

New Delhi, April 22: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on chaired a high-level meeting to review the oxygen supply across the country and discuss ways and means to boost its availability. The officials briefed him on the efforts undertaken in the last few weeks to improve the supply of oxygen. The PM spoke about the need […]

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