Tag: lockdown

Tamil Nadu Lockdown: Tamil Nadu announces lockdown to curb Covid-19; what will open and what won’t | India News

CHENNAI: The Tamil Nadu government on Saturday announced complete lockdown across the state from 4am of May 10 to 4am of May 24, an official...

Lockdown news India: Narendra Modi govt fights pressure to lock down India as coronavirus deaths rise | India News

NEW DELHI: Two weeks ago, Prime Minister Narendra Modi called on states to only consider lockdowns “as the last option.” Now everyone from his political...

Navigating the maze of cross-border remittances in covid-19 era

Residency under the Indian tax and exchange control law Residency under the India tax and exchange control regulations is predominantly determined basis the number of...

What India must do to avert the next massive Covid wave

Even as we battle the massive wave of Covid-19 infections, it is important to take steps to avert the next such wave. For unless we...

Pandemic has household savings jumping to 22.5% of GDP: Report

As people were forced to remain indoors for most of the year due to the lockdowns, there was an unlikely winner in the pandemic-ravaged year...

The second surge of Covid-19 is marked by a brooding sense of despair, frustration and fatigue

Ankit Vengurlekar jokes that his friends find him “annoyingly optimistic”. You know his friends may have a point when he mentions that he used last...

Shiv Sena questions PM’s suggestion of lockdown as last resort

The Shiv Sena on Thursday questioned the basis on which Prime Minister Narendra Modi suggested states to look at lockdown as the last resort, and...

coronavirus india: How India allowed the Covid virus to overwhelm it

A lethal, fast-paced second wave of the coronavirus pandemic has brought India’s health care systems to the verge of collapse and is putting millions of...

COVID-19: More states opt for lockdown-like restrictions as active cases cross 20 lakh, record 1,761 deaths

More states went for partial-to-full lockdown, night curfew and other restrictions on Tuesday as India’s active COVID cases crossed 20 lakh with 2,59,170 new coronavirus...

MFs increased fund allocation in domestic cyclicals, IT in FY21

MUMBAI : Even as consumer demand was low due to complete lockdown in most part of financial year 2021, mutual funds in India preferred to...

Pension scheme: Enrolments in informal workers’ pension plan drop 92% to 130,000

Enrolments for the government’s voluntary retirement pension scheme for unorganised workers, Pradhan Mantri Shram Yogi Maandhan declined sharply to only around 130,000 in the year...

Maharashtra lockdown: Lockdown?: Maharashtra set to announce new guidelines, says minister

Amid talk of an extended lockdown in Maharashtra, state minister Aslam Shaikh has said the government will come up with fresh restrictions to curb the...

Inflation: India’s retail inflation likely rose in March but stayed within target

India’s retail inflation edged up to a four-month high in March, led by an increase in food and fuel prices, but remained within the Reserve...

Chhattisgarh: Lockdown in Raipur district from April 9 to 19

In view of the recent surge in COVID-19 cases, the Chhattisgarh government on Wednesday announced a lockdown in Raipur district with effect from April 9...

Turn defensive or buy the dips? Covid leaves investors confused

MUMBAI: Monday’s panic selling in the domestic equity market and weakness seen thereafter following stricter lockdown measures in Maharashtra, India’s richest state, and in some...

India's 'Lock-Unlock-Relock' policy needs a relook

Mumbai hit a record number of 11,163 Covid-19 cases and 25 deaths on Sunday. This has prompted the Maharashtra government to roll out a slew...

Delhi encountering 4th wave of COVID-19, lockdown not being considered yet: Kejriwal

Delhi is encountering the fourth wave of COVID-19 infection but imposition of a lockdown is not being considered yet, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on...

Italy imposes lockdown measures as cases spike across Europe

By Jason Horowitz A year after Italy became the first European country to impose a national lockdown to contain the spread of the coronavirus, the...

Depression Rates Up as Lockdowns Prevent Exercise

The study findings were published March 2 in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Lynn Bufka is senior director of practice transformation...

COVID Lockdowns Got People Smoking More

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, March 9, 2021 (HealthDay News) — The pandemic‘s spring lockdowns last year triggered an unwelcome side effect: New research...

Fewer Illicit Drug Seizures Seen During Lockdowns

FRIDAY, March 5, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Seizures of illegal drugs fell sharply in the United States during early COVID-19 lockdowns, but spiked once stay-at-home...

Your ride to and from Delhi Metro stations will soon turn green

NEW DELHI: Your ride from the Delhi Metro station to your locality promises to be a comfortable, air-conditioned experience, apart from being environmentally friendly. From...

coronavirus: Maharashtra: Health experts put onus on people for spike in Covid-19 cases

As Maharashtra grapples with a spike in coronavirus cases, health experts and government officials are putting the onus for the surge on people not following...

Lockdown decimates UK retail, borrowing surge slows

British retail sales tumbled in January as shops went back into lockdown, official data showed, but lower-than-expected public borrowing gave at least some relief to...

Lockdown saved over 1 lakh lives, shielded 37L from Covid: Survey | India News

NEW DELHI: The government’s policy moves, including the lockdown, saved over one lakh lives, while shielding nearly 37 lakh from contracting the highly contagious coronavirus,...