The Union government today reportedly said it has no idea to extend the lockdown, implemented to check the spread of coronavirus, beyond April 14. Prime Minister Narendra Modi had said that Cornavirus has made many powerful countries helpless and challenges are increasing despite all efforts. He requested Indians to maintain the lockdown for 21 days to keep a check on… Continue reading "Lockdown won’t be extended after April 14: Govt"
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Eight more persons have tested positive for Coronavirus (Covid-19) in Tamil Nadu on Sunday (29 March), increasing the number of those affected by the pandemic to 50. All the eight persons had got infected from the two Thai Tablighi Jamaat preachers, part of a seven-member group, who tested Covid-19 positive on 23 March. In a tweet, Tamil Nadu Health Minister… Continue reading "8 more corona cases in TN, doctor affected, health status of 1,500 people under concern"
From tomorrow, provisional stores, vegetable and fruit shops and petrol/diesel pumps in Tamil Nadu would be allowed to function only between 6 am and 2.30 pm during the COVID-19 lockdown period. However, “medical shops and restaurants (only takeaway) would continue to function through the day”, an official release from the government said. Petrol bunks will function only between 6 am… Continue reading "As TN moves from level 1 to 2, govt announces more restrictions"
Nine more people tested positive for the Covid-19 in Tamil Nadu on Friday, taking the total number of cases to 38. Case sheets of at least three patients, all from Chennai, did not have a travel or epidemiological history. As part of consolidating efforts against the spread of COVID-19 in the State, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami directed… Continue reading "Covid-19: Fresh cases in TN, 3 have no travel history, 500 doctors appointed"
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Reserve Bank of India today asked all banks and lending institutions in the country to allow a three-month moratorium on all loans in view of coronavirus outbreak. Talking to journalists in Mumbai, the central bank’s Governor Shaktikanta Das said, “Lending companies, banks are allowed tom defer interest on working capital repayments by three months. Banks may also reassess working capital… Continue reading "Allow 3-month moratorium on all loans: RBI to banks"
Three more Covid-19 positive cases were reported in Tamil Nadu, taking the total number of cases in the state to 29. A 24-year-old man, who returned from Dubai, is isolated and treated in Trichy Government General Hospital. A 24-year-old man who returned from London and his contact, 65-year-old woman, were quarantined at the Kilpauk Medical College Hospital in Chennai. Wednesday… Continue reading "TN reports more corona cases, over 12,000 people booked for violating rules"
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman today announced a Rs. 1.70 lakh crore package which is likely to benefit 80 crore people
In her second media conference in a week, she announced a slew of welfare decisions as the nation is under lockdown due to COVID-19 pandemic. The Finance Minister announced Rs1.70 lakh crore package Pradhan Mantri Gareeb Kalyan Yojana, targetting 80 crore people. Under the scheme, for next three months, each person will get additional 5 kg wheat or rice for… Continue reading "Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman today announced a Rs. 1.70 lakh crore package which is likely to benefit 80 crore people"