West Bengal and Karnataka, along with Maharashtra announce extension of lockdown

West Bengal and Karnataka, along with Maharashtra announce extension of lockdown

New Delhi/Mumbai: Prime Minister Narendra Modi held a dialogue with the Chief Ministers of all the Indian states, through videoconferencing, on Saturday. The 21-day period of the lockdown is ending on 14th April. But Chief Minister of all the states requested the Prime Minister to extend the period of the lockdown, in view of the […]

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Some Indian states propose an extension of lockdown

Some Indian states propose an extension of lockdown

New Delhi: The lockdown period of 21 days is ending on 14th April. However, some states demanded an extension to the lockdown, given the surge in Coronavirus cases in India. Talks have commenced after that to consider an extension to the lockdown. Given the developments, the Union Health Ministry said that the decision would be […]

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As lockdown continues, Indian government eases rules allowing withdrawals from EPF accounts

As lockdown continues, Indian government eases rules allowing withdrawals from EPF accounts

New Delhi: Indians are facing a financial crunch due to the lockdown imposed throughout the country for containing the spread of the Novel Coronavirus. Given the situation, the government has allowed the working class to withdraw funds from their Employees Provident Fund (EPFO), which comes as a significant relief for the millions of EPFO subscribers.   […]

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Brazil President opposed to lockdown

Brazil President opposed to lockdown

Sao Paolo – Coronavirus has claimed 92 lives in Brazil till today and there are 3,400 Coronavirus cases in the country. Demand for a lockdown in the country, given the experiences in other countries, is becoming stronger in Brazil. But Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is not willing to accept the demand; he says that the […]

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Israel should be prepared for an unavoidable lockdown, announces Israeli Internal Security Minister

Israel should be prepared for an unavoidable lockdown, announces Israeli Internal Security Minister

Jerusalem: Israeli Internal Security Minister Gilad Erdan announced that ‘It is necessary to impose a short-term lockdown to win over the Coronavirus pandemic and avoid loss of lives. The Israeli police should be prepared for this.’ The Israeli health ministry too said that a lockdown might be necessary to stop the spread of Coronavirus. Israel […]

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