Free tractor rental scheme helps TN farmers

Despite the severe distress caused by the second wave of Covid-19 pandemic and the subsequent lockdown, TAFE said its free tractor rental scheme under its JFarm Services platform, made it possible for thousands of small and marginal farmers of Tamilnadu to continue with their agricultural operations in an uninterrupted manner. Continue Reading

India, Bangladesh to resume flights services

The Ministry of Civil Aviation has resumed flight operation between India and Bangladesh by this week under the air bubble agreement signed last year between the two countries to facilitate the movement of passengers and goods. Continue Reading

‘Coronavirus made people realise value of well-being’

The Covid-19 pandemic has made people realise the importance of ensuring their own as well as their loved ones’ well-being making them understand the value of having a comprehensive health policy, says HDFC ERGO general insurance chief underwriting officer and chief actuary president Anurag Rastogi. Continue Reading

Editorial: Leak, peak

The head of the World Health Organisation acknowledged it was premature to rule out a potential link between the Covid-19 pandemic and a laboratory leak, and he said Thursday he is asking China to be more transparent as scientists search for the origins of the coronavirus. Continue Reading

SC pulls up Centre on Covid relief

The Supreme Court on Wednesday pulled up the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA), of which the Prime Minister is the ex officio chairperson, for ‘failing to perform its duty’ to recommend ex gratia assistance for families of those who lost their loved ones to the Covid-19 pandemic. Continue Reading

Validity of vehicle documents extended till 30 September

The government has extended the validity of motor vehicle documents like driving licence (DL), registration certificate (RC) and permits till 30 September, 2021, in view of the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. Continue Reading