COVID lockdown

Inflation management challenges remain

The first concern is qualitative and has to do with how one assesses such tempering of inflation.

published on : 18th May 2021

North Western Railway cancels 10 more train services due to COVID lockdown

10 train services including Jodhpur-Delhi Sarai Rohilla special train and the Jodhpur-Indore special train were cancelled due to a low passenger load.

published on : 17th May 2021

COVID lockdown, if extended in Karnataka, should be 'pro bono': Former CM HD Kumaraswamy

Though the state is currently under complete lockdown till May 24, there have been voices, including by several senior Ministers in favour of extending it, aimed at controlling the spread of the virus

published on : 17th May 2021

Karnataka minister bats for lockdown extension to break the Covid chain

Nirani told the press that he has spoken to the health and home ministers in this regard and the state government will take the decision after consulting with the expert panel.

published on : 17th May 2021

Jharkhand: 'Daal Chawal' feeding the poor and needy during lockdown

Trishi further added that they are trying to deliver free of cost basic grocery items to the people who are struggling for food in this situation.

published on : 16th May 2021

Normal life remains affected in J-K as admin extends lockdown till May 24 

The officials said restrictions on the movement and assembly of people continued to remain in force on Sunday, though the curbs were not strict.

published on : 16th May 2021

Jharkhand Police launch drive to enforce stricter lockdown provisions, collect Rs 35 lakh fine

As many as 7,343 policemen out of about 60,000-strong police force have been afflicted with the virus in the line of duty and 30 of them lost their lives.

published on : 16th May 2021

Transporters left in the lurch as second wave lockdowns sap demand 

The steady, inexorable spread of the Covid-19 second wave and the inevitable lockdowns that follow have begun to sap the strength of India’s 5.5 million- strong truck fleet.

published on : 16th May 2021

Power demand dips during first fortnight of May

While bad, the dip is nowhere close to the demand devastation recorded during the peak of the nationwide lockdown imposed last summer.

published on : 16th May 2021

COVID vaccination drive will not be halted during complete lockdown in Bengal: Chief Secretary

He said that inoculation of the people would remain the priority of the state government though closure of certain activities would equally be given importance given the sudden surge in virus cases.

published on : 15th May 2021

Indian Medical Association urges Kerala government to opt for virtual swearing-in

The suggestion comes on a day when TNIE had argued in an editorial that "the CM can set an example, and thereby create history again, by exploring the options for a virtual ceremony."

published on : 15th May 2021

Chhattisgarh asks districts to extend Covid-19 lockdown till May 31 

The lockdown, currently in force in all districts of the state, was set to end in most regions at May 15 midnight.

published on : 15th May 2021

West Bengal announces complete lockdown from May 16-30 to curb Covid-19 spread

Movement of private vehicles, taxis, buses, metro rail, suburban trains will not be allowed during the 15-day lockdown period.

published on : 15th May 2021

Sikkim to go for week-long total lockdown from May 17, ration shops to be closed 

However, in case of medical emergencies, commercial and private vehicles will be allowed to operate after getting permission from the authorities.

published on : 15th May 2021

Why India doesn't need a nationwide lockdown now

We used a novel method to analyse daily numbers of new cases. This shows deceleration of the second wave started on April 21.

published on : 13th May 2021
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