May 28, 2020 8:33 pm
The European Commission upholds the vision of the “European Green Deal” of achieving climate neutrality and economic growth by ensuring that no investment made for the sake of recovery can harm the bloc’s climate efforts, said Marcus Dufour, head of the Brussels office of climate think tank E3G.
May 28, 2020 8:00 pm
Domestic passenger flights resumed in India from Monday. Since then, 16 passengers of three different airlines have tested positive for COVID-19.
May 28, 2020 7:52 pm
Amid criticism about the absence of vigour in testing for the spread of infection among the public, which prompted the High Court to censure the state government, the medical bulletin from the director of Public Health and Family Welfare often appears like a 'puzzle' aimed at minimum sharing of information.
May 28, 2020 7:41 pm
If successful, the second test kit can help people diagnose themselves at home, claims the IIT. Both the test kits will offer an "effective, quick, robust, and affordable diagnostic solution to COVID-19 outbreak," as per the institute.
May 28, 2020 7:11 pm
The peon who tested positive had entered the main Raj Bhavan. The quarters where the infected persons lived have been declared containment zones and employees ordered to work from home.
May 28, 2020 6:46 pm
BECIL tender wants bidding companies to offer surveillance instruments that eye suspects, not just patients. We have no information on where this data is being stored, the period of storage, and whether the data will be deleted after the COVID-19 crisis passes.
May 28, 2020 6:26 pm
Remote workers accessing their corporate systems from personal, sometimes unsecure devices makes it a field day for hackers to wriggle their way in, uninvited.
May 28, 2020 6:03 pm
For final year students, the minister said the term-end exams will be conducted. "If the situation does not improve by July then for then, new dates or modes of conducting exams can be thought about but the exam will take place for final year students," he said.
May 28, 2020 6:08 pm
Privatisation does not make a self-reliant nation. A decentralised, people-centric approach to development will help
May 28, 2020 8:36 pm
"We want to go out and help people but we can’t. The only option is to listen to the problems and solve through tele-psychiatry intervention."
May 28, 2020 2:18 pm
Around 2.71 lakh migrant workers and their family members have left the national capital on 214 Shramik special trains.
May 26, 2020 3:52 pm
Maharashtra accounts for more than one-third of all the coronavirus cases in the country, reporting a total of 52,667 cases, including 1,695 deaths. In the last ten days, more than 40 per cent of new infections detected in the country have come from Maharashtra.
May 20, 2020 8:37 pm
Cyclone Amphan, which has now weakened from Super Cyclone to an Extremely Severe Cyclonic Storm is the second super cyclone to have had formed over the Bay of Bengal in two decades.
May 19, 2020 3:37 pm
Weary of waiting for their names to appear on lists for trains or just running around for the required documentation, many migrants have decided to walk to their homes as the country extended the nationwide lockdown till 31 May.
May 17, 2020 6:58 pm
In a bid to ferry more migrants, the Railways on Monday decided to carry around 1,700 passengers on board its ‘Shramik Special’ trains instead of the current 1,200.
May 09, 2020 6:43 pm
On May 1, 2020 the first train carrying migrant labourers set off from Lingampally in Telangana for Hatia in Jharkhand. Nine days on and dozens of trains later, however, some workers are still choosing to go home by foot.
May 06, 2020 2:20 pm
Kashmir has seen back-to-back lockdowns - first when the Central government revoked Article 370 of the Constitution, followed by the shutdown to slow the spread of COVID-19.
May 04, 2020 5:55 pm
Long queues are seen outside liquor shops as they set to reopen across the country on the first day of lockdown 3.0. With the exception of containment zones, liquor shops will be allowed to open everywhere else.
May 04, 2020 11:44 am
With lockdown restrictions due to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) disease being eased in some parts of the world, people stepped out of their homes to shop, eat out and hit the beaches.
May 02, 2020 9:35 pm
Prime Minister Narendra Modi held meetings with Home Minister Amit Shah and Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman to discuss a second stimulus package for sectors adversely affected by the nationwide lockdown, news agency PTI reported.