COVID-19: After IAS officers, IPS officers donate three days’ salary

Andhra DGP D Gautam Sawang Amaravati: Taking a cue from IAS officers,the IPS Officers Association of Andhra Pradesh on Wednesdayannounced donation of three days’ salary of its members tothe Chief Minister’s Relief Fund to fight COVID-19 Director General of Police D Gautam Sawang and association secretary Ch Dwaraka Tirumala Rao met Chief More...

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By Ila Choudhary On Wednesday, April 1st, 2020
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India likely to soon ease some drug export curbs after U.S. pressure: sources

New Delhi: India will likely relax some export restrictions on pharmaceutical products soon due to intense pressure from the United States which is worried about drug shortages as the number of coronavirus cases More...

By Ila Choudhary On Wednesday, April 1st, 2020
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40 applications received for special alcohol passes to tipplers in Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram: A day after the Kerala Government issued orders to provide special alcohol passes on doctor’s prescription to tipplers, who exhibit withdrawal symptoms, the Excise Department received 40 More...

By Ila Choudhary On Wednesday, April 1st, 2020
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China reports 36 new coronavirus cases

Beijing: China’s National Health Commission on Wednesday reported 36 new COVID-19 cases, one day after announcing that asymptomatic cases will now be included in the official count. Some carriers in China who More...

By Ila Choudhary On Wednesday, April 1st, 2020
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China starts to report asymptomatic coronavirus cases

Beijing: Chinese health authorities began on Wednesday reporting on asymptomatic cases of the coronavirus as part of an effort to allay public fears that people could be spreading the virus without knowing they More...

By Ila Choudhary On Tuesday, March 31st, 2020
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Income Tax employees pledge one day’s salary to PM-CARES Fund

New Delhi: All the employees of the Income Tax (IT) Department on Tuesday pledged to contribute their one day’s salary to PM-CARES Fund constituted by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to combat the coronavirus More...

By Ila Choudhary On Tuesday, March 31st, 2020
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Govt cuts interest rates on PPF, other small savings

New Delhi: Facing economic challenges due to threat posed by coronavirus, the government on Tuesday lowered the rates of interest on various small savings schemes including Public Provident Fund, Sukanya Samriddhi More...

By Ila Choudhary On Tuesday, March 31st, 2020
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BHU researchers patent new COVID-19 test kit

Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh): Researchers at Banaras Hindu University’s Department of Molecular and Human Genetics on Tuesday said that they have invented a new coronavirus test kit that can give “accurate More...

By Ila Choudhary On Tuesday, March 31st, 2020
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No extension in retirement date for central govt employees due to retire on March 31

New Delhi: The central government employees due to retire on March 31, will superannuate on that day only, the Personnel Ministry Order says on Tuesday.In view of the unprecedented situation arising out of the More...

By Ila Choudhary On Tuesday, March 31st, 2020
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Coronavirus epidemic ‘far from over’ in Asia: WHO

Beijing: The coronavirus epidemic is “far from over” in the Asia-Pacific region, and current measures to curb the spread of the virus are buying time for countries to prepare for large-scale community transmissions, More...