Daily Archives: 15th May 2020
Called GOAL (Going Online As Leaders) programme, the initiative aims to enable scheduled tribe youth (called mentees in the programme) in remote areas use digital platforms for sharing their aspirations, dreams and talent with their mentors.
"This is a big 'jumla' and Rs 20 lakh crore is only 13 zeros for the citizens of the country," alleged Randeep Surjewala, Congress chief spokesperson.
In a statement, global digital payment solutions provider BPC, which runs the marketplace, said that it has successfully extended formal financing to the farming industry by creating an easy credit line via NBFCs.
Chief Justice S.A. Bobde held a full court meeting, where a consensus was reached to continue working during the summer vacation.
Most Chief Ministers of northeastern states during a discussion with Prime Minister Narendra Modi via video conferencing on Monday last demanded extension of the lockdown and were keen to restart economic activities and public services in a larger way. They had also stressed strengthening health infrastructure.
"The geniuses at Niti Aayog have done it again. I'd like to remind you of their graph predicting the government's national lockdown strategy would ensure no fresh COVID-19 cases from tomorrow, May 16," the former Congress President tweeted.
The Trump administration has been mulling avenues to possibly punish or seek financial compensation from China for what it sees as withholding information about the virus, which originated in the city of Wuhan, capital of Hubei province, last December.
"Of these, seven came from abroad, six Afrom within the country," he told media here.
Stressing that the company needs to prepare itself for things getting worse, Goyal said that multiple aspects of his business have changed dramatically over the last couple of months and many of these changes are expected to be permanent.
The bench comprising Justice Shashikant Gupta and Justice Ajit Kumar gave this ruling on separate petitions field by BSP MP Afzal Ansari and Syed Mohd Faizal of Farrukhabad.
The death toll grew by 113 to 2,418, while 58,226 people have recovered, including 4,696 over the last 24 hours, Xinhua news agency quoted the centre as saying.
In a letter to the Prime Minister, Pawar referred to a memorandum submitted by the Maharashtra State Cooperative Sugar Factories Federation Ltd (MSCSFFL), detailing how the crisis has gripped the sugar industry.
Chief secretary Asit Tripathy on Friday held a review meeting to ensure all precautionary measures are in place to face any eventuality that may arise due to the cyclone.
Cricket Australia CEO Kevin Roberts had earlier expressed the board's desire to host a five-Test series against India but citing quarantine guidelines amid the coronavirus pandemic, Ganguly has stated it seems a difficult task to squeeze in an additional match considering time constraints.
The capital Kuala Lumpur along with some other states such as Selangor, Perak and Johor, has eased a ban on mass prayers in mosques and other religious places starting Friday with congregations limited to 30 people or less and physical distancing measures to prevent the spread of the infection, reports Efe news.
The Nifty50 on the National Stock Exchange also was trading below the 9,100 level.
Hydroxychloroquine is approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to prevent and treat malaria, as well as to treat the autoimmune diseases rheumatoid arthritis and lupus, while azithromycin is an FDA-approved antibiotic, reports Xinhua news agency.
A bench of Chief Justice D. N. Patel and Justice C. Hari Shankar issued notice to the Delhi government seeking its response over a batch of petitions challenging the May 4 order of the Arvind Kejriwal-led AAP government imposing the extra cost.
A bench comprising Justice L. Nageswara Rao, Sanjay Kishan Kaul and B.R. Gavai asked the Centre and states not to prosecute private companies, factories etc. for non-payment of wages.
According to the Commission, there are 91 active coronavirus cases in the country, including 11 patients in serious condition, Efe news reported.
All these films will directly go to Amazon Prime bypassing traditional theatrical release.
The first stop was at Kozhikode, late Thursday and then at Ernakulam and it arrived in the state capital at 5.10 a.m. on Friday.
The nationwide lockdown has triggered food crisis and unemployment, with the environmentalists warning that wildlife poaching may have spiked in rural parts of the island nation.
"The NYSE trading floor will begin a phased reopening on May 26 and look forward to welcoming home members of our Trading Floor community," Xinhua news agency quoted Stacey Cunningham, president of the exchange, as saying in a tweet on Thursday.
Of the total cases, 51401 are active and 2,649 are fatalities so far while at least 27,919 people have recovered from the disease.
Zoom said it will immediately begin recruiting software engineering talent in these geographies.
As of Friday morning, the overall number of cases stood at 4,440,989, while the death toll increased to 302,376, the University's Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) revealed in its latest update.
"We anticipate we will have to bear costs of up to $800 million for our part and responsibilities in the organization of the postponed Games Tokyo 2020," Bach said in a teleconference after the IOC's Executive Board meeting.
Guterres earlier on Thursday brought together the principals of 31 UN system entities in a virtual meeting of the UN System Chief Executives Board for Coordination (CEB), the longest-standing and highest-level coordination forum of the UN system, Xinhua news agency said.
In its first reaction since Prime Minister Narendra Modi's announcement of the package, the state government said the day two announcements of Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman have nothing for Telangana.