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“Air-Venti” app launched to provide information on ICU beds, ventilators in Mumbai

The Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM) has launched a mobile application “Air-Venti” to help the city’s residents to get information about the availability of the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) beds and Ventilators in both the government and private hospitals around them. This app aims to save lives that are endangered in search for hospitals ..

Reliance Industries sets up India’s first COVID-19 dedicated hospital in Mumbai

Sir HN Reliance Foundation Hospital along with the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), has set up a dedicated COVID-19 centre at Seven Hills Hospital, Mumbai. The 100 bedded hospital will serve patients, who are checked positive for COVID-19. It is fully funded by Reliance Foundation and has been set up in 2 weeks. It also includes ..

ROPAX Service

A new ROPAX service was inaugurated between Mumbai and Mandwa in Maharashtra by the Union Minister for Shipping, while highlighting the importance of waterways as a means of transport. About the Vessel The ROPAX Vessel M2M-1 was constructed in 2019 in Greece. It has high manoeuvrability and can reach speeds of up to 14 knots. ..

Minister of State for Shipping Mansukh Mandaviya launches ‘Ropax’

A passenger ferry service called ‘Ropax’ was launched between Mumbai and Mandwa of Maharashtra by the Union Minister of State for Shipping Mansukh Mandaviya. The vessel which can carry as many as 200 cars and 1,000 passengers was built in Greece. The Ropax jetty and terminal at Mandwa has been built by Maharashtra Maritime Board ..

Delhi Cloud Region

Google had announced plans to open a Cloud Region in Delhi. This is to be the second such establishment in India.  About Cloud Regions Cloud regions are real life geographical locations where the resources for the cloud services are located. In case of Google, Cloud regions are composed of several zones. The resources can be ..

“Microsoft Future Decoded – CEO Summit” held in Mumbai

Technology- Major Microsoft hosted its “Microsoft Future Decoded – CEO Summit” in Mumbai on February 24. The summit was attended by leaders of different fields. The gathering was addressed by Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, during his three-day visit to India. Nadella also attended the ‘Microsoft Future Decoded – Tech Summit’ held at Bengaluru on February ..

Sunil Mehta appointed as the Chief Executive of IBA

As per the recent announcement from the Indian Bank’s Association (IBA) made on Monday, 27th January 2020, Former Managing Director and CEO of Punjab National Bank, Sunil Mehta has taken charge as the Chief Executive of Indian Banks’ Association. The Association is based in Mumbai, Maharashtra was formed on 26th September 1946 as an association ..

Sanjna Kapoor to be conferred with Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters

Veteran theatre personality and the daughter of Bollywood star Shashi Kapoor, artist Sanjna Kapoor is to be presented with the French honor, Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters. The Culture Minister of France, Franck Riester, who is currently on an official visit to India, is expected to confer the prestigious award on Sanjna ..