Strict restrictions in Maharashtra to contain Coronavirus: Lockdown on Saturday and Sunday

Strict restrictions in Maharashtra to contain Coronavirus: Lockdown on Saturday and Sunday

Mumbai: On Sunday, the Coronavirus pandemic claimed 222 lives in Maharashtra. Whereas, the number of new cases crossed 57,000 in the state. Given the rampant spread of the pandemic, the state government has initiated steps towards stringent restrictions. Accordingly, not more than four people can be assembled during the day; a night curfew after 8 […]

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Indian government decides to pay 50% of three months’ salary to employees who are losing jobs during lockdown

Indian government decides to pay 50% of three months’ salary to employees who are losing jobs during lockdown

New Delhi: A report was recently published claiming that millions of people faced a loss of employment, because of the lockdown. The union government has decided to pay the amount equivalent to 50% of the three months’ salary, to people who have lost their employment in such a manner, as an unemployment allowance. It is […]

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India will become Atmanirbhar if attention is paid to 15 sectors, claims ASSOCHAM

India will become Atmanirbhar if attention is paid to 15 sectors, claims ASSOCHAM

New Delhi: If the goal of making India Atmanirbhar (Self-Reliant) has to be achieved, special attention must be provided to 15 sectors. The Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (ASSOCHAM), the apex organisation of the entrepreneurs in the country, claimed that if the production capacities in these sectors are increased, the country can […]

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Stock markets and oil prices slide due to fear of second wave of Coronavirus  

Stock markets and oil prices slide due to fear of second wave of Coronavirus  

Washington: William Schaffner, a senior medical researcher from the United States, warned that the Second wave of Coronavirus has begun. The warning issued by Schaffner becomes significant because of the number of Coronavirus cases rising once again in leading countries like China and the United States. Indications are that the second wave of Coronavirus will […]

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Coronavirus deaths in India over 9,500

Coronavirus deaths in India over 9,500

New Delhi: – The 325 deaths reported till Monday morning, took the number of Coronavirus deaths in the country, to 9,500. With addition of more than 11,500 new cases, the total number of cases rose to 3,32,424. The total number of Coronavirus cases in the country reached beyond 340,000 by Monday night. Maharashtra reported a […]

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Traffic snarls in Mumbai following the relaxation of lockdown regulations   

Traffic snarls in Mumbai following the relaxation of lockdown regulations   

Mumbai: Private offices have started opening in the fifth stage of the lockdown, also referred to as ‘Mission Begin Again’ by the state government. This caused major traffic chaos in Mumbai. Although permission has been granted to restart offices, the local trains, known as the lifeline of Mumbai, have not yet started. There was a […]

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