PhonePe launches domestic trip insurance with ICICI Lombard

With the lockdown ending and domestic travel gradually starting across the country, PhonePe, a digital payments platform, has announced the launch of a “comprehensive, industry-first domestic multi-trip insurance cover” in a strategic  partnership with ICICI Lombard. Continue Reading

TASMAC closure: TN to move SC against HC order

The Madras High Court on Friday ordered closure of all state-run liquor outlets in Tamilnadu, a day after they reopened following easing of Covid-19 lockdown curbs, saying there was total violation of guidelines, but allowed door delivery through online mode.
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Beware, you may put more weight this lockdown

The nation has seen 21 days lockdown and it is now extended for another 20 days. Many are working from home, while colleges and schools have been closed. Continue Reading

Coronavirus leads to worldwide lockdown

Hundreds of millions of people worldwide kicked off the weekend under a coronavirus lockdown, as the global death toll accelerated sharply and the World Health Organization warned young people they were ”not invincible”. Continue Reading

London headed for tougher lockdown

The UK capital is headed for much tougher lockdown measures within days as London remains the country’s coronavirus hotspot, with over a third of the UK’s 2,626 confirmed cases, at 953. Continue Reading

EU chief proposes 30-day ban on entry into bloc

The European Union’s top official on Monday proposed a 30-day ban on non-essential travel into the bloc, to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus, while insisting on the need to keep the internal borders between the 27 member states open as much as possible. Continue Reading

WHO chief calls for widespread virus testing

The head of the World Health Organisation called Monday for every suspected coronavirus case to be tested, as countries across Europe tightened their lockdowns and global stock markets tumbled again.
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