Covid-19 pandemic

COVID-19, economic recovery, racial equality and climate change top priorities for Biden, Harris

Biden's win in the key battleground state put him over the threshold of 270 electoral votes, cutting off all avenues for his opponent, incumbent Republican President Donald Trump.

published on : 9th November 2020

Tablighi Jamaat: Court allows deportation of 8 foreigners discharged of all charges

A magistrate court had on August 24 discharged them of all charges under which they were charge sheeted in the absence of any record or credible material against them.

published on : 6th November 2020

SC stays Madhya Pradesh HC order restricting physical political rallies

A bench of the apex court, headed by Justice AM Khanwilkar, also pulled up political parties for creating a situation that compelled the High Court to intervene.

published on : 26th October 2020

Swiggy says food delivery at 85 pc of pre-COVID value

Almost over 200 cities have now reached 90 per cent of their pre-COVID gross merchandise value (GMV) levels, with more than 70 cities seeing a full recovery to their pre-COVID levels.

published on : 22nd October 2020

Assam's Kaziranga National Park reopens after seven months

Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal formally reopened the KNP and expressed hope that this will revive the states tourism sector which has been severely hit by the pandemic.

published on : 21st October 2020

PM Narendra Modi to share message with nation on Tuesday evening at 6

"Will be sharing a message with my fellow citizens at 6 pm this evening," he said in a tweet.

published on : 20th October 2020

25 lakh cases heard virtually in courts during COVID-19: Law minister

Prasad was hosting a virtual summit of ministers of justice of Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) countries.

published on : 16th October 2020

Ramlila committees in Chandigarh decide against celebrations amid COVID-19

According to Raghav Rawat, a Ramlila artist, it was more important to stay safe and continue social distancing.

published on : 9th October 2020

EC relaxes timeline for entities to register as parties in Bihar in view of COVID restrictions

As per the existing guidelines, a party seeking registration has to submit an application to the Commission within 30 days following the date of its formation.

published on : 8th October 2020

COVID-19 pandemic has had major impact on psychosocial wellbeing of people: Govt

The conference was inaugurated by Union Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment Thaawarchand Gehlot.

published on : 8th October 2020

COVID effect: To prevent large crowds, EC reduces no of star campaigners for Bihar polls, bypolls

For unrecognised registered political parties, the maximum number of star campaigners has been brought down to 15 in place of 20 "during the period of pandemic".

published on : 7th October 2020

Normalcy returning to business in Q2; jewellery division leads recovery: Titan

The company had reported an unprecedented net loss of Rs 297 crore in the April-June quarter due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

published on : 7th October 2020

It would be wrong if players stay on same pay amid COVID-19's financial hit to cricket: Stuart Broad

Jonny Bairstow and Mark Wood lost their Test contracts with England last week as the country's players from all formats prepared for pay cuts over the next year.

published on : 4th October 2020

Telangana doing a better job at handling COVID pandemic than other states: Governor 

Tamilsai Soundarajan, who is also a medical professional, said that some of her recommendations to tackle the pandemic have been implemented by the state government. 

published on : 2nd October 2020

SC rejects PIL for independent probe into "mismanagement" of COVID-19 pandemic

The petition filed by a group of petitioners including retired bureaucrats alleged that the Centre failed to undertake timely and effective measures for containing transmission of the virus

published on : 1st October 2020
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