Experts discuss India post Covid-19 pandemic

Chennai Lecture Series (CLS), an initiative by The Rotary Club of Chennai Carnatic, organised the fourth edition of panel discussion recently. Continue Reading

Shirdi temple begins online pass system

The management of the renowned Sai Baba temple in Shirdi in Maharashtra’s Ahmedanagr district on Monday asked people to obtain passes online for ‘darshan’ and ‘aarti’ to avoid crowding in view of the coronavirus outbreak, an official said. Continue Reading

Rahul Gandhi’s suggestion to Centre

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi today urged the Centre to implement the government’s rural employment guarantee scheme and his party’s ‘Nyuntam Aay Yojana’ (NYAY) as an economic measure for the poor in urban and rural areas of the country amid the ongoing crisis triggered by the coronavirus outbreak. Continue Reading

India bans international flights till 31 July

Taking note of coronavirus outbreak, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has decided to suspend all the international flight operations in the country till 31 July . Continue Reading

States want Centre to release GST dues

Sources said that at least three states – Punjab, West Bengal and Tamil Nadu raised the issue of GST compensation dues with Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his 9 April video conferencing with chief ministers on coronavirus outbreak. Continue Reading

BCCI donates Rs 51 cr for PM corona fund

The BCCI has decided to contribute Rs 51 crore to the Prime Ministers Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations Fund as the government fights against the coronavirus outbreak. Continue Reading

Corona: 562 cases in India, 1st death in Tamilnadu

The number of coronavirus cases in India rose to 562 today while the death toll due to COVID-19 in the country was revised down to nine, according to Health Ministry data. Continue Reading

Will not celebrate Holi, hold any Holi Milan function: BJP chief, Home Minister

Following Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s example, BJP president J P Nadda and Home Minister Amit Shah today said they will not celebrate Holi or hold any Holi Milan function in view of the coronavirus outbreak. Continue Reading

India auto production to shrink 8.3% in 2020 due to coronavirus, warns Fitch

Fitch Solutions today said it expects vehicle production in India to contract by 8.3 per cent in 2020 as the auto industry faces increasing risk of supply shortage due to China’s coronavirus outbreak, possibly hitting domestic output if the virus spreads in the country. Continue Reading