Cummins on Monday won lots of hearts when he announced a USD 50,000 donation towards the PM CARES Fund for oxygen supplies in India's hospitals ravaged by a deadly second wave of the pandemic.
IPL 2021: KKR's Pat Cummins to donate $50,000 to PM Cares Fund to purchase oxygen supplies for hospitals
Cummins said he was donating the amount to specifically help with the oxygen crisis confronting some states in India, besides the national capital, New Delhi.
COVID-19 crisis: Centre to set up 551 oxygen generation plants 'as soon as possible' using PM-CARES fund
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has directed that these plants should be made functional 'as soon as possible' and that they will 'majorly boost' oxygen availability, the PMO said
For the months of January to March, the vaccination drive is expected to cost about Rs 2,700 crore, Expenditure Secretary TV Somanathan said
Parliament Monsoon Session: Centre, Oppn trade fire on PM CARES Fund; RS passes bill to punish attacks on health workers
In the Lok Sabha, Opposition MPs of the Congress, DMK, TMC, and others opposed the PM CARES Fund, alleging that it lacked transparency
Parliament Monsoon Session: LS sees disruptions as Congress-BJP argue over PM CARES fund; RS passes bills slashing MPs' salaries
Lok Sabha saw a string of adjournments as the Opposition raised slogans against MoS Finance Anurag Thakur for his allegation that the PM National Relief Fund (PMNRF) was set up "only for the benefit of the Gandhi family"
'Did people recover by eating 'Bhabhi Ji Papad'?: Shiv Sena taunts BJP, defends Maharashtra's COVID-19 response
In an apparent dig at Union minister Arjun Ram Meghwal, Raut said did those people recover by eating 'Bhabhi Ji Papad'. Meghwal had come under fire after he claiming that the ingredients of a papad brand help in the formation of antibodies needed to fight COVID-19.
Plea seeking transfer of PM CARES funds to NDRF also sought creation of National Plan, questioned audit mechanism
The plea pointed out that the latest National Plan is from 2019 and it does not deal comprehensively with the unprecedented coronavirus outbreak
The Assam chief minister took to his Twitter account to thank Akshay Kumar for his contribution
The Centre told the court that PM CARES is a voluntary fund, while the budgetary allocations for NDRF and SDRF remain unchanged
With a major chunk of CSR funding having gone towards the PM-CARES Fund, there are few resources left with corporate organisations to fund new initiatives
Dushyant Dave, appearing for NGO Centre for Public Interest Litigation, said that the creation of the PM-CARES Fund contravenes provisions of the Disaster Management Act
The former Congress chief tagged a media report that claimed BJP MPs blocked a Parliament panel's move to review the PM CARES Fund
The apex court was hearing a plea seeking a direction to the Centre to credit all contributions received by the PM CARES fund to NDRF
Mamata attacks Centre for refusing to disclose details on PM-CARES Fund, says her govt has 'nothing to hide' on donations
'We have nothing to hide on how much we have received. We are not shying away from talking about it,' Mamata Banerjee said in a veiled attack against the PMO's refusal to disclose details on the creation and operation of the PM CARES Fund
Amid a pandemic, lockdown and govt apathy, NGOs ensure online education addresses learning needs of disabled children
Even as institutions embark on digital platforms to cope with the disruption of traditional pedagogical methods amid the coronavirus crisis, the absence of the disabled community from conversations on education raises questions over the sustainability of online academic practice.
Yes Bank's leadership team opts for salary restructuring for FY'20-21; up to 30% of CTC to be allocated as variable pay
Yes Bank’s employees had also voluntarily contributed an amount equal to one day’s salary to the PM CARES Fund to support ongoing relief efforts to combat COVID-19, the company said in a statement.
'PM CARES not a public authority under RTI Act': PMO rejects application seeking fund details; will appeal, says law student
The Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) rejected a RTI application seeking details on the creation and operation of the PM-CARES Fund, stating that the fund is not a public authority, a Live Law report said
The government has amended the norms whereby contributions by corporates to the PM CARES Fund will qualify as CSR spending under the companies law
The PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PHDCCI) on Thursday said it has contributed Rs 528 crore towards the PM-CARES Fund to support fight against the coronavirus pandemic