Maharashtra extend state-wide lockdown till July 31st

Uddhav Thackeray

In another string of unsurprising news, the state of Maharashtra has extended the lockdown duration to July 31st. This is due to the fact that the numbers of cases have exponentially risen and there seems to be no respite on that end.  Maharashtra is single-handedly the worst affected state in India and the tally of infected cases has reached almost 1.6 lakh. Out of these, over 74000 cases are in Mumbai alone. There are ten major cities in Maharashtra, including Mumbai that are still looked at as Red Zones and…

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Lockdown 4.0: Metro and Rail services will be closed, even normal air travel will be stopped, know what else is in the new guideline

Positive Coronvirus Patient

New Delhi / Ranchi: In view of the corona infection, the central government has announced lockdown 4.0. The fourth phase has been implemented till 31 May. There has also been talk of giving some concessions in this phase starting from Monday. It is also decided that the Central Government will give some concession to the people only in the areas under the Green Zone. With these concessions, it will be mandatory to fully follow social distancing to prevent corona infection. Let us tell you that the lockdown was first announced…

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Anand Mahindra opens up about the ₹20 Lakh cr package, says ‘We’ll know if this will be a transformational moment like 1991’

Anand Mahindra

One of the biggest business masterminds of India, Anand Mahindra shared his opinions about the newly introduced Corona relief plan which is said to be of ₹20 lakh crores. Indian tycoon and Chairman of the Mahindra Group reacted to the announcement made by Prime Minister Narendra Modi while he addressed the nation on Tuesday.  “We will know tomorrow whether or not this is going to be a transformational moment like 1991,” said Mahindra while referring to the liberalization of the country’s economic policies that occurred in 1991.  While continuing on…

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IRCTC back on track as rail bookings begin nationwide

IRCTC

The nation has been on a complete lockdown since the end of March and people have been in despair ever since. And while there happens to be no significant fall in the number of cases per day, what is continuously taking a toll is the nation’s economy.  To get things up and running, the government of India finally decided to begin rail services across the country. The railways will run 15 pairs of trains which means there will be a total of 30 return journey. This would begin Tuesday onwards…

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Big fat Indian weddings to thin down as MHA announces new guidelines.

Big Fat Indian Wedding

Lockdown 3.0 has brought in a wave of relief for those couples who could not wait for their wedlock. Couples waited in anticipation for this moment all their lives and the pandemic has incurred quite some losses to these families. However, the good news now is that the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has announced new guidelines. According to these revised guidelines, weddings can take place with a maximum occupancy of 50 attendees. This positive news on behalf of the government has brought in a wave of relief. While there…

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Lockdown extended by 2 weeks

Lockdown extension

For over a month now, people have been living locked up inside their houses, trying to make do with the uncertainty that comes with it. This pandemic has affected quite a lot of lives and people are starting to grow impatient to get out of their houses. While they were hoping for some respite as the lockdown was about to reach its end on the 4th of May 2020, the government extended the lockdown for two more weeks, from the 4th of May 2020 to the 17th of May 2020.…

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