Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh orders probe into 21 suspected spurious liquor deaths

Punjab chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh has ordered a magisterial inquiry by divisional commissioner Jalandhar into the suspicious deaths of 21 people, allegedly due to consumption of spurious liquor, in Amritsar, Batala and Tarn Taran. One person is reported to be critical in the suspected hooch tragedy. The inquiry will […]

After Chinese apps and contractors, India puts restrictions on colour TV imports

India has now restricted imports of Chinese colour televisions to encourage domestic manufacturing after banning mobile applications and excluding firms from China from participating in public procurement tenders, two officials with direct knowledge of the matter said. The Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT), an arm of the commerce and industry, issued […]

Prioritise essential international travel, wear masks on planes: WHO

The World Health Organization (WHO) on Thursday said countries should gradually lift international travel measures based on a thorough risk assessment and must prioritise essential travel for emergencies. The WHO recommends that priority should be given to essential travel for emergencies, humanitarian actions, travel of essential personnel, and repatriation, it […]