With lakhs of people rendered homeless in the districts of East Midnapore, Howrah and North 24 Parganas, the state administration has put them up at several shelter homes, where the words "social distancing" sound like a luxury.
Talking specifically about the sectors, Goyal said organic farming holds huge demand and if farmers adopt this and increase production of crops like maize and corn, it can help in food security as well as making ethanol, which can be used to blend with oil, to cut India's oil import bill.
India currently has 63,624 are active cases while 45,300 people have recovered.
In a statement, the Ministry of Textiles said it has been taking several steps to ensure that both quality and quantity of PPE coveralls going up to the desired levels within a very short span of time of two months, "thereby catapulting India into the world's second largest manufacturer of body coveralls, next only to China".
In one of the tweets, the Congress party has questioned: "If the PM CARES fund is not being used for transport of migrants, repatriation of Indians from abroad or providing a financial stimulus, what is it being used for?"
Real estate rental agreements and contracts are between two parties and the government cannot enforce any notification, experts say
Of the 47 new cases, the highest number of six cases was detected in Matunga Labour camp, followed by five in Mukund Nagar locality, the official added.
"KVIC plans to supply khadi face masks in countries like Dubai, USA, Mauritius and several European and Middle Eastern countries where Khadi's popularity has significantly grown over the last few years," according to an official statement.
A company of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) was deployed at Dharavi along with local police, the police official said.
The lieutenant governor has also written to the DDA, police and the municipal corporations to take measures proactively to ameliorate the sufferings of the people and the businesses.
iPrice’s research showed that when people stopped searching for COVID-19, they started searching for the iPhone SE instead.
The former chief economist of the IMF said ways have to be found to give relief to people and companies affected by COVID and the ensuing nationwide lockdown.
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In the long run, lack of work-life balance, mental health issues and poor infrastructure will see techies returning to office.
According to the "Guidance note for immunisation services during and post COVID outbreak" released by the Union Health Ministry, an area exiting a containment or a buffer zone category can start facility-based and outreach immunisation activities only after a minimum gap of 14 days.
SFI, referring to a news report saying the Centre had said the exam centres cannot be set up in containment zones, submitted that it would be difficult for students from containment zones to attend the exams.
Initial claims for state unemployment benefits totaled a seasonally adjusted 2.438 million for the week ended May 16, the Labor Department said on Thursday.
UK Home Secretary Priti Patel on Wednesday said the scheme will apply not only to the families and dependents of foreign doctors and nurses killed on the National Health Service (NHS) frontline during the pandemic, but also to lower-paid NHS support staff, including from India.
Talking about Mumbai, which is the worst affected Indian city from the novel coronavirus, Fadnavis said there are no beds available for COVID-19 patients in government hospitals in the city, while half of the beds in intensive care units (ICUs) of private hospitals are lying vacant due to the government's flip flops on the matter.
Keeping in view the projection of rise in the number of cases by June-July, self-sufficiency is an important factor in India's testing strategy.
"Notwithstanding the effect of the pandemic, we expect FY21 industry mobile service EBITDA to increase by about 15 percent YoY, which will outperform our Indian GDP growth forecast of 0.8 percent, as the industry will realise the full-year benefit of industry-wide tariff hikes of around 30 percent, effective from December 2019," the rating agency said in a note.
These test kits have been manufactured in partnership with ICMR-NIV of Pune for surveillance purposes, the company said.
IRDAI data showed that Edelweiss Tokio Life saw a 47.5 percent year-on-year growth in first year premium in April 2020 at Rs 16.46 crore.
While not proven to be effective against the coronavirus, vaccines are seen by many world leaders as the only real way to restart their stalled economies, and even to get an edge over global competitors.
Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri said fares in the Delhi-Mumbai route, the busiest, will range between Rs 3,500 to Rs 10,000.