Saturday, 21 May, 2022


Modi to inaugurate 35 PSA oxygen plants under PM CARES tomorrow

According to PMO, 1,224 PSA oxygen plants have been funded under the fund till now, of these over 1,100 plants were commissioned providing an output of over 1,750 MT oxygen/day.

PM-CARES not a Govt of India fund, it functions with transparency: Centre to Delhi HC

The affidavit was filed in response to a petition seeking a direction to declare the PM CARES fund a 'State' under the Constitution to ensure transparency in its functioning.

Plea filed in SC seeking PM Cares fund details, links with Centre

The petition also sought a direction to furnish the details about PM Cares Funds allocated and progress made towards Covid-19 relief.

Plea filed in SC seeking directions to utilise PM Cares fund to procure vaccine, oxygen plants

The plea also urged that MPs and MLAs of all the states should be directed to spend their funds in a disciplined manner with full transparency.

Ventilators received under PM CARES ‘faulty’, majority lying unused, Punjab doctors claim

Punjab doctors say that even with ventilators that do work, there have been instances where they’ve turned off on their own while being used on patients.

PM Cares Fund approves procurement of 1.50 lakh ‘Oxycare’ systems developed by DRDO

The 'Oxycare' system delivers supplemental oxygen based on the SpO2 levels and prevents a patient from sinking into Hypoxia, which can be fatal, the DRDO said.

Australian fast-bowler Pat Cummins donates $50,000 to PM Cares Fund for oxygen supply

In a statement Monday, the Kolkata Knights Rider player said that it saddened him to see so many people suffering and also urged his fellow players to donate.

8 oxygen generation plants being installed in Delhi from PM Cares Fund

Central govt sources claimed that the site readiness of some hospitals was delayed by Delhi govt. The installation is expected to boost medical oxygen capacity by 14.4 metric tonnes.

551 oxygen generation plants to be set up in govt hospitals across India using PM Cares Fund

The PMO Sunday said that the PM Cares Fund has given in-principle approval for allocation of funds, with PM Modi directing these plants be made functional as soon as possible.

PM CARES fund contributed Rs 2,200 cr for phase 1 of vaccine drive — Expenditure Secretary

T.V. Somanathan says cost of vaccination is being borne fully by Centre in the current fiscal, and money is being provided by PM CARES and health ministry.

On Camera


Title scene of Taarak Mehta ka ooltah chashmah.

Dear Taarak Mehta, you were our peak comfort content for 14 years. Now it’s time to retire

Just like the Truman Show, all Taarak Mehta plots somehow feel the same for the past few years. It's fine to accept that ideas can go stale.
File photo of chief economic advisor V. Anantha Nageswaran | Photo: Twitter | @FinMinIndia

Stock market turmoil, crypto craze proof of human ‘fear, greed’ says chief economic advisor

Speaking at India Ideas Conclave, organised by think tank India Foundation in Bengaluru, V. Anantha Nageswaran, also said India was now in position to deliver domestically-driven growth'.


File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.