Centre orders quarantine camps for migrant workers
Further, to stem the tide of migrant labourers leaving their places of work in major cities, the order has made it mandatory for those running commercial establishments, factories and shops to pay wages to workers “on the due date, without any deduction, for the period their establishments are under closure due to the lockdown”.
26 lakh migrant labourers stranded across 33 states: Preliminary govt data
The data has been released after a strongly-worded directive fro...
Quarantine centres in Uttar Pradesh are so bad they have become 'torture camps': Samajwadi Party
"The chief minister used to make big claims ...
Gauhati High Court directs Assam police to release detention camps' inmates
The direction to release such detainees was issued by Supreme Court. The Court asked that Superintendent of police (SP) will submit a quarterly report to the Foreigners Tribunals (FT) concerned regarding appearance of the detainees.
21 killed in landslides in Assam
At least 11 districts in Assam are already suffering from floods. About 1.97 lakh people are affected and there have been nine deaths. Seven thousand people are still in 45 relief camps and 25,000 thousand hectares of cropland has been destroyed.
C-CAMP picks 13 anti-coronavirus innovations to tackle outbreak
A special accelerator focused on Covid-19 has identified 13 innovations, including assisted respiratory devices, air and surface sanitising technologies and a cold-chain viral swab sample transport that could be deployed to tackle the epidemic.
Govt allows blood donation camps amid short supply
Faced with a shortage of blood and blood components across healthcare facilities in India, the Centre has allowed voluntary blood donation camps to be organised after following strict social distancing measures.
Wilderness camps, $50K RV rentals, private air travel: Luxury travel in pandemic no longer about 'wow factor', but privacy
There's a redefining of what luxury means.
Centre asks chief secretaries to reassure migrant workers at relief camps
This comes after the Supreme Court directed the Centre to provide adequate medical facilities, food, clean drinking water and sanitation at the facilities housing migrant workers.
Return gift for ration: Hindu refugees from Pakistan hold a blood donation camp in Ahmedabad
The lockdown hit the Hindu Pakistani refugees in Ahmedabad hard, with many of them living from hand to mouth.
C-CAMP accelerator shortlists four innovations to deal with Covid-19 spread
“Few key players from industry are in constant touch with C-CAMP to support COVID-19 Innovations. CIDA is a step in that direction to help with immediate deployment of solutions wherever we can,” Dr Taslimarif Saiyed, C-CAMP CEO and Director
Hundreds of migrant return to camps in Bengaluru as authorities didn’t get response from home states
City corporation officials and the police had brought them to BIEC on Monday. From there, they were supposed to be taken to the railway station after a health check-up. Most of the workers were from Bihar, Jharkhand, Odisha, Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan.
Covid-19 effect: Met Gala 2020 officially called off due to 'global health crisis'
The annual fundraising gala was postponed in March.
Plan to resume national camps shut due to COVID-19 from May end: Sports Minister
Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju on Sunday said his ministry is devising a plan for phase-wise resumption of national camps for Olympic-bound athletes by the end of this month.
IAF chief RKS Bhadauria gives a stern message to Pakistan
Watch: "If the situation demands so, of course, Indian Air Force is ready 24x7", Indian Air Force Chief RKS Bhadauria to ANI when asked if h...
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