Tuesday, 4 October, 2022


Ratan Tata, ex-SC judge & former LS deputy speaker join PM CARES Fund as trustees

The trust also decided to nominate some eminent persons to constitute the advisory board to PM CARES Fund, including former CAG Rajiv Mehrishi and Sudha Murthy among others.

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.

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File photo of Supreme Court | Manisha Mondal | ThePrint

SC ruling on hijab & Gyanvapi won’t just be limited to faith. It’ll be about our democracy

While petitions against Karnataka’s hijab ban are an opportunity to define student rights, those against Place of Worship Act can be a platform to ensure a robust law-making procedure in India.
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.


The LCH is designed with stealth features such as reduced visual, aural, radar and infrared signatures | Photo: IAF

Prachand, India’s new Light Combat Helicopter, doesn’t yet have main arsenal or protection suite

IAF inducted new helicopter Monday, but it'll get anti-tank guided missile only by mid-2023, while air-to-air missiles haven't yet been ordered, it is learnt.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.