Lockdown 4.0 guidelines: List of top 10 activities allowed till May 31

The centre has allowed intrastate transport in public and private vehicles in the fourth phase of lockdown through a notification issued on Sunday. However, most restrictions like on domestic and international air travel, metro rail services, educational institutions, hospitality services like restaurants and hotels, cinema halls, shopping malls, gymnasiums, swimming […]

India backs 62-nation coalition that wants probe into Covid-19 origin, WHO response

India has backed calls to identify how the Sars-CoV-2 virus that causes Covid-19 was transmitted from animals to humans and conduct an ‘impartial’ evaluation of the World Health Organisation’s response to the pandemic, according to a draft resolution proposed for the WHO’s annual meet beginning tomorrow. New Delhi’s decision to […]

Centre’s steps will help provide employment to migrant workers returning to villages: Uttarakhand CM

Hailing the announcements made by Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Sunday, Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat said that these measures would provide financial resources to the states and employment opportunities to the migrant workers returning to the villages. “The Central government has taken multidimensional steps under the Rs 20 lakh crore package […]

Case registered in Uttarakhand against truck driver for illegally transporting 33 migrant passengers from Maharashtra

A truck was caught by the police here today which was in the process of transporting 33 migrant passengers from Maharashtra to Uttarakhand without any permission during the lockdown period. “Today, during checking on the district border at the Sapta Rishi barrier, a truck with registration number MH18 AA 6726 […]

DU Open Book Online Exam: 4 DU professors write to President Kovind against the decision

Four Delhi University (DU) professors have written to President Ram Nath Kovind against the varsity’s “arbitrary decision” to hold exams through open-book mode online if the COVID-19 situation doesn’t normalise. In the letter, the professors said open book examinations will push students belonging to scheduled castes, scheduled tribes, other backward […]