Take fresh decision on capping price of N95 masks: Bombay HC to Centre
Friday, 12 June 2020 The Bombay high court on Tuesday directed the Centre to reconsider its pricing stand on N95 masks to bring it in conformity with the Drug pricing law. The Centre, represented by additional solicitor general Anil Singh, said it would do so in ten days
Republic TV editor-in-chief Arnab Goswami appeared before Mumbai Police on June 10. The Bombay High Court has asked Goswami to present before Mumbai Police for an inquiry. Several FIRs have been filed against Arnab Goswami accusing him for allegedly defaming Congress president Sonia Gandhi.
A start-up company has developed a disinfection machine for N95 masks and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) kits amid coronavirus pandemic. Major Technology Private Limited is working with CSIR-Indian Institute of Toxicology Research (IITR) amid COVID-19 outbreak in Uttar Pradesh's Lucknow. It can sterilise around 10-15 PPE kits at a time which can be reused. With this new technology, N95 masks and PPE kits will be reusable and economically viable. While speaking to ANI, the Director of Indian Institute of Toxicology Research, Professor Alok Dhawan said, "It has been successfully tested in AIIMS Jodhpur and Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences (SGPGI)." "With this, N95 masks and PPE kits will be reusable and economically viable," he added.
While speaking to media in Mumbai on July 08, the Health Minister of Maharashtra Rajesh Tope spoke on reopening of restaurants and gymnasiums in coming days amid coronavirus outbreak in the state. He said, "Hotels have re-opened in Maharashtra, likewise, we will consider reopening of restaurants and gymnasiums in coming days." "We are positive about it. If social distancing norms are strictly followed, then there is no problem in reopening these two," Health Minister added.
Indian businessman Mukesh Ambani is worth $68.4 billion. Business Insider says he's the richest person in India and all of Asia. What do we know about him? Ambani is the chairman and largest shareholder of oil-to-telecom conglomerate Reliance Industries. He is almost four times richer than the second-richest person in India. He and his family live in a 27-story skyscraper in Mumbai that cost an estimated $1 billion to build. Ambani gets approximately $31,202 richer every minute.
Around 2000 beds made of polypropylene (a recyclable material) by BubbleGuard Division Nilkamal Limited have been donated for Radha Soami Satsang Beas in Delhi amid coronavirus outbreak in the national capital. While speaking to ANI, the Executive Director of company, Mihir Parekh said, "When pandemic began, we began creating a range of COVID-19 solutions, including beds and virus-guard partitions for offices and buses, using polypropylene (a recyclable material). It can be assembled in less than three minutes." "We have supplied over 4000 beds to hospitals in Mumbai, Tamil Nadu, West Bengal, Jharkhand and several other locations. We have donated 2000 beds to Sardar Patel COVID Care Centre in Delhi," he added.