India Death Toll Rises to 149 due to Coronavirus (Covid-19)

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The death toll due to the novel coronavirus rose to 149 and the number of cases to 5,194 in the country on Wednesday, according to the Union Health Ministry. While the number of active COVID-19 cases is 4,643, as many as 401 people were cured and discharged and one had migrated, it said. The total number of cases includes 70 foreign nationals. According to the ministry’s data updated at 9 a.m., 25 new deaths have been reported since Tuesday. Sixteen deaths were reported from Maharashtra, two each from Delhi, West…

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Tesla would furlough all non-essential workers and implement salary cuts during a shut down

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Tesla said it planned to resume normal operations on May 4, barring any significant changes, according to an email sent to U.S. employees by in-house counsel Valerie Capers Workman, which was viewed by Reuters. The company, which suspended production at its San Francisco Bay Area vehicle and New York solar roof tile factories on March 24, said in the email the decisions were part of a broader effort to manage costs and achieve long-term plans. Tesla did not immediately respond to a request for comment. The coronavirus pandemic has slashed…

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Nivea India distribute hand sanitizes to the public hospitals and healthcare institutions

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Nivea India, a manufacturer of personal grooming products, said on Friday that it has started producing hand sanitizers from its skincare manufacturing plants along with its key partners. The company said that its plant in Sanand, Gujarat, which manufactures skincare products originally for the Indian market, Has started producing alcohol-based hand sanitizers, And it will shift part of its production towards making sanitizers at the plant. The hand sanitizers will be distributed free of cost to the public hospitals and healthcare institutions in Ahmedabad and Vadodara as well as to…

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Singer Pink gives $1M to fight against Coronavirus (COVID-19)

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On Friday singer Pink announcing that she is donating $1 Million to COVID-19 relief fund. The singer Pink had tested positive for Coronavirus (COVID-19), And she said on Friday 03 April, announcing that she is donating $500,000 each to two emergency funds for fighting against Coronavirus. Pink said In a pair of tweets, she and her three-year-old son were displaying symptoms two weeks ago, and she tested positive after accessing tests through a primary care physician. Her family had already been sheltering at home and continued to do so, she…

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Persistent Systems contributing Rs. 25 Crores in support of COVID‐19 efforts globally

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COVID-19 is now a global humanitarian challenge that is impacting every facet of our lives – from our health to the economy, to the ways we engage as a society at large. And it is only through collaboration and ingenuity across both public and private sectors that this challenge will be addressed and its impact mitigated. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Chairman of Board, Anand Deshpande and CEO, Chris O’Connor jointly announced that Persistent Systems is donating Rs. 25 Crores ($3.3M) to support various aspects of the global response.…

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COVID-19 Pandemic: Huhtamaki PPL Ltd supplying food, personal care, home care, hygiene and pharmaceuticals

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Huhtamaki PPL Limited is a manufacturer of primary consumer packaging and labelling solutions in India. Our Company is an integral part of the supply chain for our customers who are engaged in supplying essential commodities food, personal care, home care, hygiene, and pharmaceuticals, across the country in a safe and hygienic manner. Huhtamaki PPL Limited informs that in view of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Company has taken various measures (including work from home) to ensure safety and well-being of all its employees and is ensuring compliance with the directives issued…

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Lasa Supergenerics donate 25000 doses of “Favipiravir” drug to cure Covid19

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API major, Lasa Supergenerics Ltd recently announced to Support India’s Fight against Corona Virus and pledged support to donate 25000 doses of “Favipiravir” drug to cure Covid19 upon successful clinical trials and requisite approval from Government. Apart from this Company has already extended monetary support to Prime Minister Relief Fund and Chief Minister Relief Fund today. Dr. Omkar Herlekar, Chairman– Lasa Supergenerics Limited, said In my opinion “Favipiravir” shall result in one of the best steps in Treatment of COVID19 since Health and safety of our countrymen is of pristine…

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COVID-19 Pandemic: Ajanta Pharma commits Rs. 6 crore to fight Coronavirus

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Ajanta Pharma commits Rs. 6 crores to fight COVID-19 pandemic. From that Rs 2 cr. has been directly contributed to Prime Minister CARES Fund and the rest Rs. 4 cr. is being spent on the below activities: Providing Ventilators, Thermal Thermometers, sanitizers and protective gear such as Latex Gloves, Gamex Gloves, N-95 Masks, PPE Kits, etc. to Government of Maharashtra, Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation and other agencies. Distribution of food grains to migrant laborers and daily wage earners across different locations. Providing medicines free of cost to various authorities and organizations.…

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COVID-19 Pandemic: HDFC Group commits Rs 150 crore to PM CARES Fund

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Financial services conglomerate HDFC Group, today committed Rs 150 crore to the PM CARES Fund to support the Government of India for its relief and rehabilitation measures towards the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Mr. Deepak Parekh, Chairman, HDFC Limited said “These are uncertain and trying times for all of us. The HDFC Group’s support to the PM CARES Fund is to commend the exemplary efforts of the Central & State governments, armed & paramilitary forces, local police, healthcare professionals and sanitation workers across the country, who are working tirelessly day in…

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Jubilant Foods: Domino’s Pizza and ITC to deliver essential items and help Indians stay at home

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In these difficult times, Jubilant FoodWorks is committed to helping the country in every possible way. Jubilant FoodWorks will use Domino’s supply chain and delivery network to deliver essential goods such as Aashirvaad Atta, spices, etc. at people’s doorstep. Customers can order using the Domino’s App and their order will be delivered safely and hygienically using Zero Contact Delivery. Jubilant FoodWorks said we are happy to partner with ITC Foods for this initiative enabling consumers to procure and receive certain essentials while staying safe at their homes. Domino’s Pizza and…

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