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Keep middle seats vacant if capacity allows: DGCA to airlines

Keep middle seats vacant if capacity allows: DGCA to airlines

New Delhi: Days after the Supreme Court directed that the safety and social distancing norms should be followed in aircraft, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA), here on Monday, asked airlines to keep the middle seats of a row vacant if the passenger load and seat capacity allowed.If th...

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RIL spearheads India's efforts in PPE manufacturing

RIL spearheads India's efforts in PPE manufacturing

New Delhi: Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) is spearheading India's humanitarian export thanks to integrating technology, raw material, 10k tailors and diverting newly acquired Alok Industries "fully" into PPE manufacturing for the world.Reliance Industries has redeployed its newly acquired manufac...

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Healthcare facilities in India see 80% fall in revenue: Survey

Healthcare facilities in India see 80% fall in revenue: Survey

New Delhi: The Covid-19 pandemic has left the Indian private healthcare sector in acute financial distress, a new survey said on Friday adding that the healthcare facilities in the country have witnessed at least 80 per cent fall in average revenue.Post the lockdown from March 24, Indian hospitals h...

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IndiGo says few of its passengers have tested Covid-19 positive

IndiGo says few of its passengers have tested Covid-19 positive

New Delhi: Airline major IndiGo on Thursday said that a few asymptomatic passengers, who travelled on its flights since resumption of services this week, have tested Covid-19 positive.These passengers include three individuals, who traveled on '6E 955' from Delhi to Jammu on May 26, six ferried onbo...

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'Shramik Specials didn't get lost but were diverted due to congestion'

'Shramik Specials didn't get lost but were diverted due to congestion'

New Delhi: The diversions of the Shramik Special trains, causing delays of several hours in reaching their destinations, was due to the congestion in the North Central Railway's Prayagraj-Manikpur-Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay section as most trains from Maharashtra and Gujarat bound for eastern Uttar P...

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Bezos says Amazon serious about warehouse workers' health

Bezos says Amazon serious about warehouse workers' health

Seattle: Amazon Founder and CEO Jeff Bezos has rebutted claims about Covid-19 health concerns at the warehouses, saying the ecommerce giant has taken this seriously from the very beginning.In the annual shareholders meeting online on Wednesday, Bezos said thanked front-line warehouse and delivery em...

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Donations by companies to PM-CARES Fund notified as CSR

Donations by companies to PM-CARES Fund notified as CSR

New Delhi: Two months after it made the announcement, the Ministry of Corporate Affairs has finally notified that donations made by companies to the Prime Ministers Citizens Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations Fund (PM-CARES Fund) will be considered as expenditure on corporate social respo...

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Passengers on SpiceJet flight to Guwahati test Covid positive

Passengers on SpiceJet flight to Guwahati test Covid positive

New Delhi: Airline major SpiceJet has confirmed that two passengers, who had travelled from Ahmedabad to Guwahati via Delhi on May 25 have tested Covid-19 positive.The passengers had travelled on SG-8194 (Ahmedabad-Delhi) and SG-8152 (Delhi-Guwahati)."Covid tests were conducted at Guwahati after lan...

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REC Ltd ties up with TajSATS to provide meals to frontline healthcare workers

REC Ltd ties up with TajSATS to provide meals to frontline healthcare workers

New Delhi: Power sector financier REC Limited is spearheading the mission to feed the medical staff in key government hospitals as well as poor daily wage labourers across the nation, through collaborative efforts.REC Foundation, the CSR arm of REC Limited, has partnered with TajSATS (a joint ventur...

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Stanza Living announces safety framework amid COVID-19

Stanza Living announces safety framework amid COVID-19

New Delhi: Managed accommodation company, Stanza Living on Tuesday has announced a aCOVID-Combat Ready' operating framework for safety of its consumers and employees at its residen ces across 14 cities."With hygiene and safety becoming a priority for consumers, employees and partners alike, the fram...

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