Maskless World Cup scenes spark anger in zero-Covid China

China is the last major economy still attempting to stamp out the domestic spread of Covid-19, and has continued to shut down entire cities, seal off neighbourhoods and impose mandatory tests on milli

published on : 23rd November 2022

Covid-19 restrictions lifted in Assembly

Covid restrictions have been lifted from Odisha Assembly after two and a half years. The House will function normally during the winter session.

published on : 22nd November 2022

Apple says iPhone supplies hurt by anti-virus curbs in China

Last week, access to the industrial zone where the factory is located was suspended for one week following a surge in infections in Zhengzhou and the departure of workers from the factory.

published on : 7th November 2022

Govt extends curbs on sugar exports till Oct 31, 2023 

However, it said these restrictions will not be applicable to sugar being exported to the EU and the US under CXL and TRQ duty concession quotas.

published on : 29th October 2022

China Covid curbs disrupt production at world's biggest iPhone factory

There were signs of further tightening in Beijing, with the capital's Universal Resort theme park saying on Wednesday that it had "closed temporarily... to implement epidemic control requirements".

published on : 28th October 2022

China's vast Xinjiang hit with COVID-19 travel restrictions

Trains and buses in and out of the region of 22 million people have been suspended, and passenger numbers on flights have been reduced to 75% capacity, reports said Thursday.

published on : 6th October 2022

Maharashtra government mulls lifting restriction on CBI probes

The CBI is governed by the Delhi Special Police Establishment Act (DPSEA). This law makes the CBI a special wing of the Delhi Police and thus its original jurisdiction is limited to Delhi

published on : 20th August 2022

Traffic diversions in Vijayawada for Independence Day celebrations

DGP Kasireddy Rajendranath Reddy, NTR district commissioner of police Kanthi Rana, ADGP Ravishankar Ayyanar and other officials inspected the trial run of tableaus and parade on Sunday.

published on : 15th August 2022

First batch of Indian students stuck back home will arrive 'very soon': China

Over 23,000 Indian students, mostly studying medicine, are reportedly stuck back home due to covid visa restrictions. 

published on : 9th August 2022

RBI imposes restrictions on two co-op banks; customers cannot withdraw funds

The restrictions have been imposed on the two cooperative banks by the Reserve Bank of India in wake of their deteriorating financial positions.

published on : 19th July 2022

No shore leave: Sailors stuck on ships, Covid protocols keeps kin at bay

A sailor from Bulk Carrier MV Maithili said the ship recently reached the Chennai Port but the crew were not allowed to leave.

published on : 10th July 2022

Government imposes restrictions on exports of fuel

The move is aimed at ensuring adequate availability within the country.

published on : 1st July 2022

Shanghai lockdown: Residents demand release, and some get it

Some are allowed out, but only for a few hours with a specially issued pass for one day or certain days of the week. Some places permit only one person per household to leave.

published on : 28th May 2022

Emirates airline announces 'significantly' lower USD 1.1 billion annual loss

The carrier said it received a capital injection of $954 million from its owner, the government of Dubai, to help it survive the crisis.

published on : 13th May 2022

Restrictions re-imposed in MP’s Khargone after protest

The police is harassing women on the pretext of searching houses at night. Our community is being targeted,” said Uzma Sheikh, who led the procession alleged on Tuesday.

published on : 12th May 2022

Grand Sital Sasthi Yatra after 2-year Covid lull

Subsequently,  the final names of the persons are announced formally by the committees organising the yatra. 

published on : 4th May 2022

Eid prayers: Traffic restrictions from 8-11.30 am

During this period, the general vehicular traffic will not be allowed towards Eidgah, and incoming traffic will be diverted at the Bahadurpura ‘X’ Roads.

published on : 2nd May 2022

‘Land where past, future saunter hand in hand’

The pandemic had been tough on everyone. It destroyed plans and put a brake on celebrations, especially among the newlyweds.

published on : 2nd May 2022

China to permit 'some' Indian students to return: Chinese Foreign Ministry

Over 23,000 Indian students, mostly studying medicine in Chinese colleges, are stuck in India after they returned home as the coronavirus broke out in China in December 2019.

published on : 29th April 2022

More Beijing classes go online in tightening of virus rules

China moved most students in the sprawling Chaoyang district to online learning, with exceptions for middle and high school students who are preparing to take crucial exams.

published on : 28th April 2022
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