These news items made a splash on Friday and dominated the media landscape. Do scroll through:
Govt freezes new schemes as coronavirus cases throw a curveball
In a move to tighten spending triggered by the coronavirus pandemic’s impact on the economy, the finance ministry on Friday suspended all new schemes till the end of March next year. Read More
SC directs states to register all migrants, facilitate movement and provide jobs
The Supreme Court on Friday said it will ask all states to ferry migrant workers who wish to return to their native places within the next 15 days, and asked receiving states to list all the steps taken to provide jobs to them. Read More
Dawood Ibrahim, his wife test positive for COVID-19
Underworld don Dawood Ibrahim and his wife Mehajabin were reportedly been tested positive for COVID-19 on Friday. Read More
Kerala police make first arrest in pregnant elephant’s death case
Kerala forest minister K Raju on Friday said that one person has been arrested in connection with the tragic incident in which a pregnant wild elephant suffered a painful death in the state after consuming a fruit laced with explosives. Read More
Your view: Will Vijay Mallya ever be extradited?
A recent report said that fugitive businessman Vijay Mallya would be extradited as early as this week since it has already been more than 20 days since a UK court rejected Mallya’s plea against extradition. Have Your Say
Kejriwal says Sidhu ‘welcome’ to join AAP amid buzz that Prashant Kishor is mediating talks
Speculations are rife that cricketer-turned-politician and former Punjab minister Navjot Singh Sidhu is set to leave the Congress for Aam Aadmi Party. Read More
Coronavirus: AstraZeneca to begin making potential vaccine
Trials of the drug are under way but Pascal Soriot said the firm must start making doses now so that it can meet demand if the vaccine proves effective. Read More
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