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Covid-19: Drones used to enforce lockdown, more booked for violating prohibitory orders
Drones were deployed to warn people against breaching restrictions and more booked for the violations on the second day of the three-week coronavirus lockdown on Thursday
Responding to coronavirus crisis, RBI slashes rates
The Reserve Bank of India slashed interest rates on Friday, following other central banks...
Covid-19: MHA issues fresh guidelines on lockdown exemption
The home ministry on Wednesday issued fresh guidelines covering additional people...
All bank branches to be operational from Monday
Cash deposit and withdrawal, clearing of cheques, remittance services, government transactions and ATM services as listed as essential banking services.
Foreign-trained Indian docs seek exemption from mandatory exam, say could add 20,000 medics
According to government rules, any Indian citizen possessing a primary medical qualification awarded by a foreign institution who wants provisional or permanent registration with Medical Council of India or any state's medical council needs to qualify a screening test (Foreign Medical Graduates Examination or FMGE) conducted by the MCI through the National Board of Examinations (NBE).
(Missing the) Message in a Battle
GoI has failed to ensure informed communication through identified experts who would be made available to mass media, especially TV. Most TV channels filled this gap with semi-informed commentary by celebrity doctors from branded private hospitals with very little expertise in the problem at hand.
Spain overtakes China with 3,434 coronavirus deaths
The surge in numbers has brought the medical system to the brink of collapse, with Spain struggling with a lack of medical supplies for testing, treatment and the protection of frontline workers, and a growing number of cases among healthcare personnel with more than 5,400 infected.
COVID-19: Cabinet Secretary instructs states to clear cargo logjam
Cabinet secretary Rajiv Gauba Thursday instructed top state bureaucrats that the hundreds of trucks stranded at check posts across the country should be allowed to reach their destinations, said a person close to the development.
View: GoI needs to collect & analyse patient dataset to generate policy insights
India needs to start epidemiological data collection & analysis to fine-tune its Covid response.
India lockdown: Do frog jumps! Cops punish violators in Rajasthan, UP
While country is under lockdown for 21 days to contain the spreading of COVID-19, some people are still not following the rules and are comi...
COVID-19: PM Modi announces 15,000 Cr package to strengthen healthcare
New Delhi, Mar 24 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on March 24 addressed the nation over the dreadful COVID-19 virus spread. While addres...
SBI sees around Rs 60K crore repayment getting deferred: Rajnish Kumar
The RBI move is aimed at providing borrowers some relief to borrowers, who are affected by the impact of lockdown on account of COVID-19. "Our term loan book is fairly large and I think Rs 2-2.5 trillion gets paid every year, so for three months it would be Rs 50,000-60,000 crore," the bank's chairman Rajnish Kumar told reporters.
India lockdown: UP govt to transport migrant workers to their respective homes in 1000 buses
Uttar Pradesh DGP Hitesh Chandra Awasthi on March 28 said the authorities have done all preparations to send stranded passengers to their re...
Coronavirus scare: FPIs pull out Rs 1.12 lakh crore in March so far
Lockdowns have become a norm world over and have led the FPIs to adopt a cautious stance.
Coronavirus impact: How tech companies are helping institutions smoothen their sudden transition to an online-only teaching format
Tech companies are helping institutions smoothen their sudden transition to an online-only teaching format.
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