Left Menu
Development News Edition

Centre sends 10,000 COVID-19 testing kits to Bengal: Guv

PTI | Kolkata | Updated: 29-03-2020 17:24 IST | Created: 29-03-2020 17:24 IST
Centre sends 10,000 COVID-19 testing kits to Bengal: Guv

Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar said on Sunday that the Centre has provided 10,000 coronavirus testing kits to West Bengal. He said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee are working together to fight the pandemic and this is the time to "avoid politics in conduct".

"Nation rising to face #coronovirus. In togetherness @narendramodi. @MamataOfficial set an example. Am in touch with CM/Centre. 10,000 coronavirus testing kits sent by Centre to Bengal. Lets be ultra cautious as we face uphill task. Time to avoid politics - in efforts/conduct," the governor tweeted.

Earlier this week, Dhankhar had said that he would take up the matter of more testing kits with the Centre..



Renewables in focus to revive energy sector as economies ease lockdowns

A sudden slump in energy consumption due to worldwide lockdown caused by the COVID-19 had threatened the energy transition due to a plunge in oil prices. However, as predicted by COE-EDP clean energy and inward-looking policies are the focu...

Socio-economic Impact of Covid-19 on Women

Today, women and girls are facing a double whammy - their sources of income have dried up but the workload has increased. There is a great need for gender-sensitive policies to recover from the pandemic. ...

Tracking Cybersecurity: Laying the groundwork for tougher regulations post-COVID 19

The changes indicate that the tech industry is moving towards a paradigm shift over how it operates and, more importantly, how it is regulated....

Tax dodging in rich and poor countries alike, wealthy taxpayers often outwit the taxman

... ...


Latest News

France reports 31 more coronavirus deaths, total at 29,142

Frances coronavirus death toll rose by 31 on Saturday from the previous day to reach 29,142, the French government said in a website update.The French death toll is the fifth-largest in the world....

Three day long 'Jyeshta Abhishekam' concludes in Tirumala

As the annual Jyeshta Abhishekam festival ended on Saturday, the idols of Lord Balaji, Goddess Sridevi and Goddess Bhudevi adorned with goldern armour in Tirumala temple. The three-day festival is celebrated every year to protect idols from...

Social dis-dancing? Dutch club tries post-coronavirus layout

Dutch youth hit the club on Saturday, sort of, in one of the countrys first attempts to resume night life after the coronavirus outbreak, with social distancing rules still in place.Clubbers at Doornroosje in the eastern city of Nijmegen bo...

Hundreds of Lebanese join anti-government protests as lockdown eased

Hundreds of Lebanese protesters took to the streets on Saturday to voice outrage over the governments handling of a deep economic crisis, with security forces firing tear gas and rubber bullets to disperse rock-throwing demonstrators. The f...

Give Feedback