Covid spike sees pubs, restaurants' business dip 40%

Covid spike sees pubs, restaurants' business dip 40%

Monday, 12 April 2021 | IANS | Gurugram

The increasing Covid cases and the enforcement of the night curfew across Delhi-NCR has witnessed a 40 per cent dip in the pubs, bars and restaurants business in Gurugram. Gurugram's nightlife hotspot CyberHub has taken a massive hit. Besides, most of the pubs, bars and restaurants are grappling with a few...

CBI to probe cheating, misappropriation of funds case against ex-MP KD Singh

Monday, 12 April 2021 | PNS | New Delhi

The CBI has taken over a case of cheating and misappropriation of funds against former Rajya Sabha MP KD Singh from Uttar Pradesh Police following a reference from the State Government and further notification from the Centre for probe into the case by the Central agency. The case was originally registered...

Modi pays tribute to social reformer Jyotirao Phule

Monday, 12 April 2021 | PNS | New Delhi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday paid tributes to noted social reformer Jyotirao Phule on his birth anniversary, and said his commitment to reforming the society will continue to inspire future generations.  In a tweet, Modi also hailed him as a great thinker, philosopher and writer and noted that he was...

Best mango? Jury is out on social media

Monday, 12 April 2021 | Rajesh Kumar | New Delhi

Social media on Sunday debated which variety of mango-Alphonso, Dushehri, Langda, Maldah or Totapari is the best. The hashtag #Alphonso has gone viral on Twitter and it was trending at 13 numbers with many tweeting which variety of the king of fruit is the best in the country. It all started...

Traders’ body asks Modi not to impose night curfew, lockdown

Monday, 12 April 2021 | PNS | New Delhi

Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) on Sunday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi not to impose night curfew or lockdown amid rising Covid-19 in the country and instead adopt staggered working time for different sectors. In a letter to the Prime Minister, the traders’ association said it would be more...

India should cherish peace process on LAC, says China

Monday, 12 April 2021 | PNSPTI | New DelhiBeijing

With both sides unable to firm up a plan to withdraw from the flash-points during the latest round of talks, China on Sunday said India should cherish the current positive trend of de-escalation and peace on the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in Ladakh. This statement came two days after the...

UP schools shut till Apr 30, Govt orders night curfew in districts logging 100 new cases/day

Monday, 12 April 2021 | PTI | Lucknow

The Uttar Pradesh Government on Sunday ordered the closure of all schools till April 30 and directed the imposition of a night curfew in the districts, which report 100 new infections in a day or have 500 active cases. According to a government statement, the government also ordered that not more...

People should follow Covid protocol to keep infections under check, says Raj CM

Monday, 12 April 2021 | PNS | Jaipur

Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot has said that with the ever increasing corona infection in Rajasthan, the State government will be forced to take strict action if people will not follow the health protocol of wearing masks, keeping proper distance and keeping away from the crowd.  He said that during the second...

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