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India signs $1.5 billion loan with ADB to support India’s COVID-19 immediate response

India signs $1.5 billion loan with ADB to support India’s COVID-19 immediate response

The Government of India and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) today signed a $1.5 billion loan that will support the government’s response to the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, focusing on immediate priorities such as disease containment and prevention, as well as social protection for the poor and economically vulnerable …

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Govt. takes a giant leap in midnight order, lets local shops open from today (Read Order Copy)

Govt. takes a giant leap in midnight order, lets local shops open from today (Read Order Copy)

Giving sought of relaxation to the public at large, Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on Friday night allowed opening of neighbourhood and stand alone shops, including those located in residential complexes within municipal areas, but at a 50% strength and after taking necessary precautions.     However, shops in market places, …

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BREAKING: MHA issues Order to States/UTs to allow Opening of Certain Categories of Shops, except those in Single and Multi-brand Malls

MHA issues Order to States/UTs to allow Opening of Certain Categories of Shops, except those in Single and Multi-brand Malls

Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA), on 15.04.2020, had issued an order to exempt certain activities under the consolidated revised guidelines to fight COVID-19, in certain areas not included in hotspots/containment zones.  Giving relaxation in the category of Commercial and private establishments, MHA has issued an order to all States/UTs, to …

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German state finance minister commits suicide after ‘virus crisis worries’

Thomas Schaefer, the finance minister of Germany’s Hesse state, has committed suicide apparently after becoming “deeply worried” over how to cope with the economic fallout from the coronavirus, state premier Volker Bouffier said Sunday. Schaefer, 54, was found dead near a railway track on Saturday. The Wiesbaden prosecution’s office said …

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Union Home Minister Shri Rajnath Singh launches Online Analytical Tool to monitor foreign contributions under FCRA

Union Home Minister Shri Rajnath Singh here today launched an Online Analytical Tool to facilitate closer monitoring of the flow and utilisation of foreign contributions received by various organisations registered or permitted under the Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act, 2010.  This web-based tool enables decision-makers in various Departments of Government to …

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