Unlock 1.0

Private bus operators urge government to waive tax

The operators fear there would be no viability, unless they are allowed to enhance the ticket fare.

published on : 30th June 2020

Government issues pictorial guidelines for 'COVID-appropriate behaviour' in Unlock-1 phase

Religious places, restaurants and malls have resumed operations from June 8 under the first phase of India's graded reopening of various sectors, termed 'Unlock 1'.

published on : 13th June 2020

COVID-19: Measures to revive growth during unlock 1.0

With economic activity coming to a standstill following the lockdown, output and production collapsed, leading to significant loss of livelihood.

published on : 13th June 2020

Bengal CM Mamata urges people not to overcrowd

She asked people to always wear masks and stay safe during these pandemic times.

published on : 12th June 2020

McDonald's resumes dine-in facility in 50 outlets of north, east regions

Dine-in is operational in 50 per cent thus far, with additional physical distancing and safety measures as mandated by the local authorities.

published on : 11th June 2020

Here's what diners want as restaurants reopen with caution

At a time when COVID-19 cases continue to rise, Unlock 1.0 is getting mixed reactions from once-restaurant regulars.

published on : 9th June 2020

With no money, Bhopal woman forced to mortgage mangalsutra to feed family

The woman said that she sold her mangalsutra for Rs 5,000 as her business took a hit due to the closure of the temple because of COVID-19 spread.

published on : 9th June 2020

Tamil Nadu temples continue to remain shut as COVID-19 cases surge

The central government has allowed reopening of temples and other places of worship from June 8 onwards.

published on : 8th June 2020

Unlock 1.0: UP malls to reopen, but shops in them to remain closed

A memorandum has also been given to the District Magistrate of Lucknow in this regard.

published on : 8th June 2020

COVID-19 HIGHLIGHTS | Cases in Mumbai cross 50,000 as Maharashtra tally rises past 90,000

India is the fifth worst-hit nation by the COVID-19 pandemic after the US, Brazil, Russia and the UK, according to the Johns Hopkins University data.

published on : 8th June 2020

Government and private school teachers in Tamil Nadu asked to resume duty from June 8

As the Class 10 public exams are set to begin on June 15, many schools across the State will distribute hall tickets to their students from Monday.

published on : 7th June 2020

No Wimbledon. no cinema. why live!

Mysore will never be the same to me again; Southern Star, my home on many a visit, has shut down.

published on : 7th June 2020

Lockdown woes: Bloodbath in IT, BPO sectors as pay cuts, job losses become the norm

The lockdown has hit IT/ITES industries hard, with many employees losing jobs and facing pay-cuts; the worst hit are those working in companies that have not even paid for months they worked from home

published on : 7th June 2020

Art helps kids Brush away lockdown blues

Eager children took part in a free workshop to learn basic water colouring techniques online.

published on : 6th June 2020

Kumartuli artisan offers 20 per cent discount on Durga idols booked online during lockdown

The offer, claimed to be the first in the history of Kumartuli, was made by Prodyut Paul, a potter.

published on : 5th June 2020
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