Tuesday, 17 May, 2022
TopicPPE kits

Topic: PPE kits

Eyebrow threading device, kaadha instead of tea: Mumbai’s beauty salons reopen with tweaks

At some salons, customers can only get their nails painted if they buy the whole bottle of colour. At others, both clients and staff wear PPE kits.

Modi govt to allow PPE, ventilator exports as Indian companies are mass-producing them now

Govt is learnt to be working on a proposal to allow PPE, ventilator manufacturers to export surplus equipment after domestic demand has been taken into account.

Chinese sanitiser dispenser — big hurdle in India’s path to self-reliance in Covid battle

MSME ministry is working with firms to see how India can manufacture sanitiser dispenser pumps within the country and at competitive pricing.

Patients say Delhi pvt hospitals charging huge PPE fees, hospitals say it’s within norms

Patients call the fees ‘exorbitant’ but hospitals explain they need nearly 8 PPE kits per patient per day. Delhi govt has allowed them to charge according to their discretion.

Defence Ministry patents low cost PPE developed by Navy in move toward mass production

The low cost PPE has been developed by a Navy doctor posted at the new Innovation Cell at Institute of Naval Medicine Mumbai, said a statement issued by the Navy.

Delhi HC rejects plea alleging authorities failure to provide PPEs to health workers

A bench of Justices Manmohan and Sanjeev Narula observed that the Centre and Delhi government are doing satisfactory work and the Supreme Court has already dealt with the issue.

Surat, a textile hub, has switched from designers clothes to ‘designer’ masks

A day at a garment factory sees tailors stitch up protective gear like bodysuits and masks, and produce about 500 PPE kits daily.

Give Covid-19 health workers a rest period

WHO informed that in some countries, 10% of the health workers are getting infected by the coronavirus and training is required for their protection.

‘Made in China’ PPE kits, jaws of death in Kalburgi & Rahul Gandhi to be tested

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Representational image | Photo: Dhiraj Singh | Bloomberg

Indian law needs to account for women, make finance inclusive

Indian women face multiple barriers in accessing finance in an equitable manner. Research suggests adding a gender lens to existing laws and financial products is crucial.
Vehicles at a petrol pump station in Bengaluru, on 4 March 2021 | Photo: Dhiraj Singh | Bloomberg

Heatwave sends Indians into air-conditioned cars for relief, petrol sales soar

Petrol sales have gone up 14% during 1-15 May from the corresponding period in April, a considerable amount especially in comparison to other fuels.

Defence

By special arrangement

Desi defence start-up helps Army go off decades-long dependence on imported cold-weather gear

While AROO does research on the product, manufacturing is handled by another company with which it has a tie-up. The first set of AROO gear was delivered in second half of 2021.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.
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