‘Indian agriculture recovering from Covid’

Agriculture sector in India helped in the speedy recovery of the economic growth post the pandemic, said Shivendra Bajaj, executive director, Federation of Seed Industry of India. Continue Reading

Modi addresses BJP MPs first time after lockdown

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the Bharatiya Janata Party’s first Parliamentary party meeting since the Covid-induced lockdown last year. Continue Reading

After 9 months, public travel on Chennai trains from today

The general public are being allowed to travel on Chennai suburban trains during non-peak hours from today. Continue Reading

Fresh lockdown to be imposed from 25 September?

With a viral post on social media claiming that a fresh lockdown would be implemented in India from 25 September to control the spread of Covid-19, the government has denied any such move. Continue Reading

Corona wreaks havoc on mental state, says study

A ‘Mental Health Survey’ conducted across 8,396 individuals by Yourdost,  an online emotional and mental wellness platform, claims that when the nationwide  lockdown had just started, 33 per cent of respondents experienced ‘extreme to high stress’, 65 per cent report ‘moderate to mild stress’ while 16 per cent did not
experience stress. Continue Reading

Post-lockdown, EPFO sees 8 million subscribers withdrawing Rs 30,000 crore

Around eight million employees have withdrawn their savings under the Employees Provident Fund (EPF) between April and July, during the Covid-19 induced lockdown in the country. Continue Reading

States get full Rs 1.65 lakh cr GST compensation

In a bid to provide further relief to states amid the coronavirus outbreak, the Finance Ministry has released Rs 13,806 crore as compensation for March 2020 for the states’ revenue loss in the goods and services tax (GST) regime. Continue Reading

Streaming platforms leading to crimes?

Ever since the entry of OTT platforms, there has been a complaint that uncensored content streamed by them are leading to adverse things in the society. Continue Reading