Daily Archives: 2nd May 2020
In a tweet, Rahul Gandhi said: "The Aarogya Setu application is a sophisticated surveillance system outsourced to a private operator, with no institutional oversight -- raising serious data security and privacy concerns. Technology can help keep us safe, but fear must not be leveraged to track citizens without their consent."
However, it exported 8,134 two-wheelers. "The following resumption of operations at the Chennai Port, 8,134 two-wheelers and 1,506 three-wheelers were shipped using the stocks from March while ensuring utmost safety," it said.
He said certain shops would be allowed to open during the relaxation period.
Despite this steep rise in the number of cases, the country's recovery rate has jumped past the 26 per cent mark.
According to the new central norms, liquor shops can be allowed to open after May 4.
However, that privilege is not extended to those living in a containment zone for whom strict adherence to lockdown will remain a must.
"After May 17, we will welcome them (tourists), if the central guidelines to be issued then allow (tourism activities). We are waiting for the central guidelines. That Goa is coronavirus-free is a positive thing," Sawant said.
It's in this control room that all the data starting with the coronavirus positives and the suspects are collated. Based on the data, the requirement of PPE kits and medicines is decided.
With the news of one train taking migrant workers from Telangana to Jharkhand, a large number of migrant workers in Pallavaram camp protested in that locality demanding train for them to their home state.
An official of Meghalaya's Commerce and Industries Department said the state government has issued a notification on Friday allowing the mining of limestone and boulder by licence and lease-holders companies for domestic sale within the country.
The decision was taken at the high court's administrative and general supervision committee meeting on Saturday via video link, chaired by Chief Justice D.N. Patel.
"I would like everyone to return to work, but it is not me who decides this. It is the governors and mayors," Bolsonaro said in a live video on Friday.
Deputy Phuket Provincial Governor Suphot Rodruang confirmed that the island province in southern Thailand has eased its lockdown measures by allowing some 15,000 employees to return home in other provinces, beginning on Friday with about 5,000 of them leaving, reports Xinhua news agency.
If the recommendations of the Ministry are adopted, 77 districts of the country would be divided into three clusters of red, yellow and green, depending on population density, geography, linkage to international border and number of coronavirus cases, The Himalayan Times said in the report on Friday.
The six Oracle workers who first sued against the company on 2017, seeking to be paid as much as their male colleagues, scored a major victory this week when a California state judge certified the class action lawsuit on Thursday.
Starting Friday, licensed gun owners will no longer be allowed to sell, transport, import or use these sort of weapons in the country, reports Xinhua news agency.
According to the FIR, the copy of which is with IANS, Khan has been booked under sections 124 A (sedition) and 153 A (Promoting enmity between different groups on grounds of religion, race, place of birth, residence, language, etc,) of the Indian Penal Code.
Around 1200 migrant and stranded labourers of the native state were welcomed with rose petals, face masks, packaged food and water upon arrival.
"Yesterday night the first train left, today there are more trains and tomorrow even more. It might take a month and about 300 to 400 trains to send back all the migrant workers who are here," said Jose.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average shed 622.03 points, or 2.55 per cent, to 23,723.69. The S&P 500 fell 81.72 points, or 2.81 per cent, to 2,830.71. The Nasdaq Composite Index decreased 284.60 points, or 3.20 per cent, to 8,604.95, Xinhua reported.
"The Governor of Michigan should give a little, and put out the fire," the President tweeted on Friday.
Of the total cases, 26,167 are active, 9,950 people have recovered, and 1,218 people have succumbed to the disease. The tally also includes 111 foreign nationals, the Health Ministry said.
Apple on Friday issued a new version of its app with updated symptom information and recommendations from the latest Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines.
People on Friday protested near the labour and social affairs ministries and the central bank of Lebanon reports Xinhua news agency.
"All the participants broke into thunderous cheers of 'hurrah!' extending the greatest glory to the Supreme Leader who has brought about a new change" in the development of the fertiliser industry, Xinhua reported citing the KCNA.
A member of the crime branch provided this information to IANS on Friday on the condition of anonymity.
According to city authorities, Wuhan, the capital of Hubei province, was cleared of all COVID-19 cases in hospitals by April 26, reports Xinhua news agency.
The decision comes in the wake of the two-week-long extension in the national lockdown beginning on Monday.
"Of course, the COVID-19 pandemic remains a Public Health Emergency of International Concern," he said at a virtual press conference from Geneva, Xinhua news agency reported.
Districts in which no new case has come up in 21 days are in the Green Zone. The districts where the number of cases is less than 10 and the number of positive patients are decreasing are placed in the orange zone. The list of districts will be updated weekly.