Job searches for remote working surge over 261 pc since Feb – Report

Job searches for remote working surge over 261 pc since Feb – Report Job searches related to remote working have witnessed a jump of over 261 per cent amid the coronavirus lockdown, a report said. Job searches related to remote working have witnessed a jump of over 261 per cent amid the coronavirus lockdown, a…

COVID-19 – PM Modi To Hold Video Conference With All CMs

COVID-19 – PM Modi To Hold Video Conference With All CMs Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hold a video conference with all the Chief Ministers of the states on Thursday over COVID-19. Earlier, the Prime Minister had on March 20 interacted with the Chief Ministers via video conferencing to discuss measures to combat COVID-19. At…

Tax benefits offered to individuals, corporates under PM-CARES Fund

Tax benefits offered to individuals, corporates under PM-CARES Fund New Delhi: In order to fight the Coronavirus outbreak in India, the PM CARES, or the Prime Minister’s Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations Fund, has been set up as a public charitable trust. Prime Minister Narendra Modi is the chairman of this trust and its…

Law & Order – SVU’ Alum Christopher Meloni Getting His Own Spinoff Series

Law & Order – SVU’ Alum Christopher Meloni Getting His Own Spinoff Series Actor Christopher Meloni is set to reprise his “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit” character on a new spin-off series. The 58-year-old actor played the role of NYPD Detective Elliot Stabler for the first 12 seasons of NBC’s long-running legal drama. “Law…

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal Announces Rs. 1 Crore For Families Of Health Personnel

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal Announces Rs. 1 Crore For Families Of Health Personnel NEW DELHI: Arvind Kejriwal declares Rs. 1 crore for families of health personnel if they lose their lives while handling COVID-19 cases. “If anyone loses their life while serving coronavirus patients, whether sanitation workers, doctors or nurses, their family will be provided Rs…

Amit Shah reworks Kashmir’s domicile law, includes residents for 15 yrs

Amit Shah reworks Kashmir’s domicile law, includes residents for 15 yrs Nearly eight months after the Centre scrapped Jammu and Kashmir’s special status, the government has redefined domicile rules for the union territory and ordered that only people who fulfill this criteria are eligible to be appointed to junior posts in the bureaucracy and the…

Coronavirus lockdown: Top banks announce 3-month EMI moratorium for customers

Coronavirus lockdown: Top banks announce 3-month EMI moratorium for customers In a big relief to customers amid coronavirus crisis, country’s major private sector banks have activated loan repayment moratorium option. This is in accordance with the Reserve Bank (RBI) order wherein it had directed all financial institutions, including banks and housing finance companies, to give…

Sensex plunges 1,203 pts; Nifty tanks below 8,300

Sensex plunges 1,203 pts; Nifty tanks below 8,300 Equity benchmark Sensex plummeted over 1,203 points on Wednesday, in line with a global selloff as investors fretted over the impact of prolonged worldwide lockdowns due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Starting the new financial year on a poor note, the 30-share BSE barometer slumped 1,203.18 points or…

US coronavirus death toll surpasses 4,000, cases stand at 1,90,000

US coronavirus death toll surpasses 4,000, cases stand at 1,90,000 The coronavirus deaths crossed 4,000 in the US on Wednesday, a number higher than the ghastly 9/11 terror attacks in the country, even as the top health experts projected that the pandemic could kill between 1,00,000 and 2,00,000 Americans. According to the Johns Hopkins University…

In India’s fight against coronavirus, one arm failed miserably – Parliament

In India’s fight against coronavirus, one arm failed miserably – Parliament India’s preparedness to deal with the coronavirus pandemic can be judged by many indicators. One of them is the seriousness with which Indian Parliament discussed it. As last as 20 March, the AYUSH Ministry was responding to queries in Parliament and also advocating Ayurveda,…

WHO Releases Guidelines To Help Countries Maintain Essential Health Services During COVID-19 Pandemic

WHO Releases Guidelines To Help Countries Maintain Essential Health Services During COVID-19 Pandemic The COVID-19 pandemic is straining health systems worldwide. The rapidly increasing demand on health facilities and health care workers threatens to leave some health systems overstretched and unable to operate effectively, the World Health Organisation said. Previous outbreaks have demonstrated that when…