Punjab raises fine for spitting, not wearing masks in public to Rs 500
Previously, the state government imposed a fine of Rs 200 for not wearing masks, Rs 100 for spitting at public places, and Rs 500 for violating home quarantine guidelines.
With masks as the norm, will kajal index rule?
It’s inevitable, as masks and gloves nearly wipe out lipstick and nail polish sales.
Masks, PPE kit heading abroad illegally seized by Customs at Delhi airport
Delhi Customs intercepted multiple shipments containing 5.08 lakh ...
Masks outdoors no longer necessary in Beijing
After months of wearing masks to prevent virus infection risks, people can now breathe freely outside without a mask in Beijing, state-run China Daily reported, citing the new guidelines announced by the Beijing Centre for Disease Prevention and Control on Sunday. The centre said people don't need to wear masks outside, but still should avoid close contact with others.
To prevent robberies, ensure visitors remove mask once: Haryana Police to jewellers, banks
In an advisory issued to the state's jewellers, banks, gold loan companies as well as other establishments dealing in cash, the police has asked them to ensure that people entering their premises must take off their mask or face covering once in front of a CCTV camera to prevent robberies.
Common tariff code glitch creates minor roadblock for mask exports
Smriti Irani-led textiles ministry has initiated talks with commerce ministry on how to address the issue. “The issue is all masks have the same HSN code. N-95 and surgical masks are required for Covid-19. The issue is now being examined,” said an official in the know of the details.
Beware, sub-standard 3-ply masks on the rise
The 3-ply masks made by many fly-by-night manufacturers are substandard and often lack the central filtration layer, several manufacturers, health experts and a government official in the know told ET on condition of anonymity.
'No mask, no fuel' rule implemented in Arunchal capital
Taking to Twitter, Chief Minister Pema Khandu stated that 'no mask, no fuel' rule has been implemented in Itanagar. Capital Complex Petroleum Depot Association president Arun Kipa Loram said necessary instructions have been forwarded to petrol pump owners and managers in this regard.
‘Replaceable filters’ for N95 masks soon
Since the outbreak of Covid-19, there's been a worldwide shortage of face masks — particularly the N95 ones worn by health care workers, they said. Although these coverings provide the highest level of protection currently available, they have limitations, the researchers noted in the journal ACS Nano.
Telangana imposes Rs 1,000 fine for no mask in public place
Private offices, including IT and ITES, can operate with upto 33 per cent strength in red zones including Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) area, with the remaining people working from home. However, they can operate fully in orange and green zones.All construction activities are permitted in rural areas, orange and green zones.
Spaniards aged six and above ordered to wear masks
Commuters are already obliged to wear masks on public transport in Spain, one of the hardest-hit countries with almost 28,000 deaths from the pandemic.
Watch: BJP Delhi chief Manoj Tiwari flouts lockdown norms; reaches Sonipat to play cricket
Flouting lockdown norms, Delhi BJP chief Manoj Tiwari on Monday reached Sonipat in Haryana to play cricket when the borders of two states ar...
Don't need a N95 respirator to cover your face. Cloth masks may prevent coronavirus spread too
Several layers of cotton fabric can block droplet and other contamination in the environment.
Prices of N-95 masks down by up to 47% after NPPA advisory
N-95 masks were earlier being sold in the market for Rs 150 to Rs 300 per unit and after the advisory by the the National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority, prices have been cut.
Coronavirus: Beijing announces wearing masks outdoors not necessary
After months of wearing masks to prevent virus infection risks, people can now breathe freely outside without a mask in Beijing, state-run China Daily reported, citing the new guidelines announced by the Beijing Centre for Disease Prevention and Control on Sunday.
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