These news itrems made waves on Tuesday and were widely consumed, discussed and circulated across various media publications and platforms.
Maharashtra divided into red and non-red zones
The Maharashtra government on Tuesday announced categorization of various areas into red and non-red zones for the purpose of allowing or restricting business and other activities in view of coronavirus pandemic. Read More
Consent of states no longer needed for ‘Sharmik’ trains
In a fresh set of standard operating procedures for shramik trains for migrant labourers, the clause for consent of states has been done away with. In its fresh SOP for movement of stranded labourers, the Ministry of Home Affairs said the “movement of shramik trains shall be permitted by Ministry of Railways in consultation with Ministry of Home Affairs”. Read More
Cyclone Amphan moving towards Bengal, to make landfall on Wednesday
The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) on Tuesday said cyclone 'Amphan' is expected to cross between Digha and Hatia in Bangladesh close to the Sundarbans between afternoon and evening of May 20. Read More
Your view: Should lockdown 4.0 have had more relaxations?
While the home ministry in fresh guidelines allowed the resumption of app-based cab services, all shops, markets and commercial establishments except those in malls, it asserted that all metro rail services, schools, colleges, hotels, restaurants will continue to remain shut. Have Your Say
Lockdown 4.0 Dos and don'ts: What you need to know
Here's a full list of activities that will be permitted and prohibited in Lockdown 4.0. Read More
Priyanka Gandhi, UP govt in war of words over buses for migrant workers
The Congress party on Tuesday accused the Uttar Pradesh government of not allowing buses arranged by the party in the state and said that around 500 buses were stopped at UP-Rajasthan border in Agra district. Read More
Watch: Pride of peacocks causes traffic jam
In the footage, shared by Indian Forest Service official Praveen Kaswan, one can see a flock of peacocks exploring freely on a deserted road in Rajasthan. Click To Watch Video
Package for financial sector to ease asset risks, but won't fully offset COVID-19 blow
The government last week announced a support package of Rs 3.70 lakh crore for micro, small and medium enterprises (MSME) sector, Rs 75,000 crore for non-banking financial companies (NBFCs) and Rs 90,000 crore for power distribution companies. Read More
Polite Indian Team changed in the hands of Sourav Ganguly: Nasser Hussain
The former England skipper says that Ganguly made the Indian team more fierce and aggressive. Read More
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