Second Coronavirus Wave: How bad will it be as lockdown eases?

From the marbled halls of Italy to the wheat fields of Kansas, health authorities are increasingly warning that the question isn’t whether a second wave of coronavirus infections and deaths will hit, but when — and how badly. Continue Reading

Editorial: Statutory Earning

The Delhi and Andhra Pradesh governments, which reopened wine shops earlier this week, have drastically increased the prices of liquor.

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Experts fear increase of corona cases after 3 May

People seem not to take the extension of the lockdown as seriously as they did during the first phase. Despite the tight vigil by police across the State, many can be seen roaming on the streets. It is widely felt that the attitude in following the lockdown has changed. Continue Reading

Editorial: Threat is opportunity

Coronavirus and lockdown are no doubt a serious threat to the economy. But, it can be turned into opportunity. “The MSME sector will tide over the huge blow caused by the lockdown, and reduce Chinese import dependence by ramping up domestic manufacturing with the government support,” Union Minister Nitin Gadkari has said.

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Validity of e-way bill till April-end

In a notification, the Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBIC) said “where an e-way bill has been
generated and its period of validity expires during the period 20 March, 2020, to 15 April, 2020, the validity
period of such e-way bill shall be deemed to have been extended till the 30 April,2020”. Continue Reading

22,000 Tablighi Jamaat members, contacts quarantined across country

Nearly 22,000 Tablighi Jamaat members and their contacts have been quarantined across the country so far, a Home Ministry official said today. Continue Reading