Night curfew outside containment zones to remain, but for lesser duration

India, May 30 -- Night curfew in areas outside containment zones to combat Covid-19 will remain but with a lesser number of hours under restriction. The Union home ministry's new guidelines on Saturd... Read More

As govt relaxes lockdown, decision to reopen schools in July

India, May 30 -- Religious places and places of worship, hotels, restaurants and other hospitality services and shopping malls which have been shut since the lockdown began on March 25 will be permitt... Read More

As govt relaxes lockdown, decision to reopen schools, colleges in July

India, May 30 -- Schools and colleges which have been shut for over two months now will be opened after consultations with States and Union Territories in the second phase of the exit from the lockdow... Read More

Mamata Banerjee's decision to seek army help good move: Bengal Governor

India, May 23 -- West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar on Saturday described chief minister Mamata Banerjee's decision to seek the army's deployment to restore infrastructure in Kolkata damaged by cyc... Read More

74% of India's Covid-19 cases reported in May

India, May 23 -- India's Covid-19 cases rose 11 per cent over the past two days to 125,101, according to Saturday morning's data from the ministry of health and family welfare (MoHFW). Between Monday... Read More

Not up to Centre alone to resume passenger flights, says Hardeep Puri

India, May 19 -- Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri on Tuesday said the Centre alone cannot unilaterally decide on resuming passenger flights unless state governments allow these services "in ... Read More