Govt using resources for development of health & social infrastructures: Dharmendra Pradhan:Taking a sharp jibe at Congress President Sonia Gandhi’s comments on Profiteering through increase in fuel prices , Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said, the government is using the resources for development of health and social infrastructures.
Govt bans 59 mobile apps including TikTok, Helo, WeChat prejudicial to sovereignty & integrity of India:Government has banned 59 mobile apps which are prejudicial to sovereignty and integrity of India, defence of India, security of state and public order.
Launch of “Gaganyaan” will not be affected by COVID pandemic: Dr. Jitendra Singh:Union Minister for Atomic Energy and Space, Dr. Jitendra Singh has said that the launch of India’s first human space mission “Gaganyaan” will not be affected by COVID pandemic and preparation are carrying on in the right direction.
Unlock -1 ends tomorrow:Tomorrow is the last day of the first phase of the three phased exit plan from nationwide lockdown.
Defence Minister launches web portal for issue of NOC for power projects & RSEE activities in ITWs & EEZs:Defence Minister Rajnath Singh today launched a new web portal for issue of No Objection Certificate (NOC) for power projects and Research Survey Exploration Exploitation (RSEE) activities in the Indian Territorial Waters and Exclusive Economic Zone.
Plasma Bank to be set up in Delhi to treat COVID-19 patients: CM Arvind Kejriwal:Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today announced the setting up of a ‘plasma bank’ to save lives of serious COVID-19 patients in the National Capital.
COVID-19 recovery rate improves to 58.67 percent in country:The Government today said that a total of three lakh 21 thousand 723 people affected with coronavirus have been cured in the country so far. In the past 24 hours, 12 thousand ten people have recovered from Covid-19 and with this the recovery rate has reached 58.67 per cent.
Budget for Ladakh increased by four times: Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri:Union Minister Hardeep Puri today said the budget for Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council (LAHDC) has been increased by four times. He added that the LAHDC Act has also been amended to prioritise preservation of language and culture in Ladakh.
COVID-19 recovery rate in India improves to 58.67%:Government on Monday said that a total of 3,21, 723 people affected with coronavirus have been cured in the country so far.
PM Scheme for Formalization of Micro Food Processing Enterprises launched:Food Processing Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal on Monday launched the Pradhan Mantri Scheme for Formalization of Micro Food Processing Enterprises as a part of Atma Nirbhar Bharat Abhiyan.
J&K: 3 terrorists neutralized in encounter at Anantnag:In Jammu and Kashmir, three terrorists were killed in an encounter with security forces in Anantnag district Monday morning.
Global coronavirus cases exceed one-crore mark:Global Coronavirus cases have surpassed the one-crore mark, with over five lakh fatalities. According to Johns Hopkins University in the US, more than 500,000 people worldwide have lost their lives as a result of the pandemic. Since the virus emerged in China late last year, there have been more than one crore cases.
Bangladesh to charge fee for COVID-19 testing:The government of Bangladesh has announced that it will charge a fee for the COVID 19 testing done at the government facilities to avoid unnecessary tests. The Ministry of Health and family welfare issued a notification fixing the rate at 200 Taka for samples given at the collection booth and Taka 500 for samples collected from home. Till now, the COVID 19 testing at government hospitals was being done free.
Sri Lanka completely lifts the curfew imposed after COVID outbreak:In Sri Lanka, the curfew imposed after COVID outbreak has been completely removed as the country has not seen any case of community infection for over two months. Previously, the curfew imposed on the whole country since March 20 was partially lifted with the country returning to normalcy.
28 dead as boat sinks in Buriganga near Dhaka:At least 28 people are reported dead as a passenger vessel sank in Buriganga river near the Shyambazar area of Dhaka on Monday morning. The official news agency BSS reported that the search and rescue operations are continuing even while 28 bodies have been recovered so far from the river.
28 dead as boat sinks in Buriganga near Dhaka:At least 28 people are reported dead as a passenger vessel sank in Buriganga river near the Shyambazar area of Dhaka on Monday morning.
Terrorists attack Pakistan Stock Exchange in Karachi:A terror attack was carried out at the Pakistan Stock Exchange building in Karachi on Monday.
Bangladesh: Government-run jute mills to shut down:Government of Bangladesh has decided to shut down all the state run jute mills in the country due to recurring losses and low productivity.
British Prime Minister to launch $1.2 bn school re-building plan:Prime Minister Boris Johnson will announce massive spending plans on Monday to boost Britain’s coronavirus-hit economy, as pressure grows on the government over its handling of the crisis.
Coronavirus death toll hits 500,000 worldwide:More than half a million people have died in the coronavirus pandemic so far.
Los Angeles bars ordered to close again after virus spreads:Bars in Los Angeles and six other Californian counties were ordered to close again on Sunday as parts of United States reimposed shutdown measures to try to quell a surge in coronavirus cases.
Sahib Singh Sadana volunteers to help the needy during Covid-19 Pandemic:The COVID-19 crisis has severely affected almost all kinds of businesses and people across the world. It has forced both small and large organizations to shut down their businesses temporarily or permanently.
Louvre Museum prepares to reopen, minus the Mona Lisa melee:France’s Louvre Museum is getting ready to reopen almost four months after COVID-19 forced it to close, but visitors will find one feature missing: the heaving crowd jostling to get a view of the “Mona Lisa”.
Paris’s Orsay museum reopens to smaller crowds with eye on finances:The Musee d’Orsay in Paris, home of the French Impressionists, reopened to the public on Tuesday, three months after being forced to shut by the COVID-19 pandemic, and its head called for state help to recover from the financial costs of the lockdown.
Biodegradable grass fresco in Geneva marks U.N.’s 75th anniversary:A French artist has painted a large biodegradable fresco on the lawn of the United Nations’ European headquarters in Geneva, marking Friday’s 75th anniversary of its founding.