COVID-19 lockdown

Delhi HC pulls up CBSE for 'anti-student attitude', makes this observation against Board

The Delhi High Court said, "We don't like this anti-student attitude of the CBSE. You are dragging students all the way to the Supreme Court. Should they be studying or going to court? We should start imposing costs on the CBSE.? "

Dec 14, 2020, 16:27 PM IST

Sonu Sood tops '50 Asian Celebrities in The World' list for being good samaritan

Sonu Sood beat off tough global competition to top the '50 Asian Celebrities in The World' list, which is published by UK-based weekly newspaper 'Eastern Eye'.

Dec 10, 2020, 12:52 PM IST

As LA goes into lockdown before Christmas, Preity Zinta shares pics of empty streets

The empty streets of Los Angeles can be seen in the background, lit up and decorated for Christmas. 

Dec 03, 2020, 21:10 PM IST

Increased consumption of bread, rusk, biscuits and cheese witnessed during COVID-19 lockdown

Britannia Industries focussed on the production of 20% brands that brought in 80% revenue during COVID-19 lockdown, said MD Varun Berry.

Dec 01, 2020, 17:06 PM IST

No new lockdown, Centre's new COVID-19 guidelines to be effective from December 1; check details

The Centre has issued new guidelines as India witnesses a spurt in COVID-19 cases across several states.

Nov 25, 2020, 20:29 PM IST

About 100 power connections permanently disconnected in UP's Nodia amid COVID-19 lockdown

Industrial units in the Gautam Budh Nagar have withdrawn about 100 power connections, due to the impact of COVID-19 imposed lockdown.

Oct 13, 2020, 06:28 AM IST

DNA Exclusive: Fake news may trigger riots or create war-like situation between two nations

MoS Home G Kishan Reddy told Parliament on Tuesday that the migration of a large number of workers was triggered by fake news during the lockdown. 

Sep 17, 2020, 01:33 AM IST

Nudges from PM Narendra Modi were critical in creating herd effect on COVID-19 lockdown, social distancing norms: Study

"A conclusion was drawn on leveraging these heuristics are crucial for lockdown easement planning," said study.

Sep 16, 2020, 23:39 PM IST

No data available on migrant deaths due to COVID-19 lockdown: Government tells Parliament

The Narendra Modi government has informed the Parliament that it does not have any data regarding the number of migrants who died or were injured during migration to their native places due to the coronavirus-induced lockdown across the country.

Sep 15, 2020, 10:07 AM IST

Shirdi Saibaba shrine's donations take a hit, temple's income declines due to COVID-19 lockdown

Coronavirus-induced lockdown has seriously affected the income of the famous Saibaba temple in Ahmednagar district of Maharashtra as its income has taken a hit.

Sep 10, 2020, 11:22 AM IST

Unlock 4: States further ease COVID-19 restrictions; Bars and hotels reopen, buses ply

Many states have come out with their set of rules related to relaxations permitted outside the containment zones, though they were, by and large, following the Centre's August 29 guidelines on prohibiting activities of schools, colleges, cinema halls, etc till September 30.

Sep 01, 2020, 22:40 PM IST

Start funding six stalled projects of Amrapali group: SC asks SBICAP Ventures

The Supreme Court asked the Centre to consider as a special case and provide remaining money for the construction of other stalled projects from the stress funds created for the real estate sector.

Aug 28, 2020, 00:59 AM IST

Vidyut Jammwal extends financial aid to stuntmen

Vidyut came to know that the industry stuntmen weren't remunerated during these tough times. The actor then got in touch with the organisation that manages these "screen warriors". 

Aug 13, 2020, 19:42 PM IST

CLAT 2020 to be held on September 7 from 2pm-4pm: Check details

The CLAT 2020 exam was scheduled to be held in May but was postponed several times due to the coronavirus pandemic. 

Aug 11, 2020, 19:13 PM IST

Over 9.30 lakh stranded Indians returned under Vande Bharat mission during coronavirus pandemic: MoS MEA

Addressing the Indian Technical and Economic Cooperation- National Centre for Good Governance (ITEC-NCGG) Workshop on COVID-19  Good Governance Practices in a Pandemic, Muraleedharan said that so far more than 120,000 foreigners belonging to 120 countries have been repatriated from India.

Aug 07, 2020, 07:17 AM IST

Delhi HC rejects PIL seeking directions to waive off school tuition fee amid coronavirus-induced lockdown

The Delhi High Court on Tuesday (August 1, 2020) refused to entertain public interest litigation (PIL) seeking directions to the Delhi government to take steps to waive off the school tuition fee amid the ongoing coronavirus-induced lockdown.

Aug 04, 2020, 13:58 PM IST

GTA extends coronavirus lockdown in Darjeeling, Kalimpong districts till August 8

The Gorkhaland Territorial Authority on Saturday announced the extension of coronavirus-induced lockdown in the GTA-administered for a period of seven days, till August 8, 2020. The extended lockdown will remain effective in the GTA region covering Darjeeling and Kalimpong districts of West Bengal till August 8.

Aug 01, 2020, 15:14 PM IST

Music director Ilaiyaraaja’s studio equipment, instruments damaged; complaint filed

Ilaiyaraaja is a 77-year old musician who has composed music for more than 1300 movies and in excess of 7000 songs in several languages in India since the year 1976.

Jul 31, 2020, 22:54 PM IST

Flight operations at Kolkata Airport to remain suspended on lockdown days in August in West Bengal

The Kolkata Airport authorities on Thursday (July 30, 2020) said that all flight operations will remain suspended on lockdown days in West Bengal. Through its official Twitter handle, the Kolkata Airport informed that “flight operations at Kolkata Airport will remain suspended on following lockdown days as announced by West Bengal government: 5th, 8th, 16th, 17th, 23rd, 24th & 31st August 2020.’’

Jul 30, 2020, 10:56 AM IST

Tablighi Jamaat congregation: Charge sheet filed against 69 foreigners from 9 countries

The charge-sheeted foreigners belong to Indonesia, Brazil, Djibouti, Kenya, Tanzania, Australia, Nigeria, South Africa, and the US, the lawyer said.

Jul 29, 2020, 01:50 AM IST