COVID-19 : MP CM moots changes in law

Bhopal, (UNI)

Amendments in labour laws are essential for transforming the circumstances and challenges – that have arisen out of the COVID-19 crisis – into opportunities, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan averred on Friday. 


Govt extends lockdown for 2 weeks beyond May 4 as Covid tally crosses 35,000-mark

New Delhi, (UNI)

The Union Government on Friday extended the nationwide lockdown for two more weeks beyond May 4 as India's Covid trajectory remained steep with 1,755 fresh cases surfacing in the past 24 hours even on 38th day of the restrictions. 

The Ministr

Bhopal may not get respite after May 3

Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal

Lockdown in the capital may continue even after 3 May. The administration has prepared for this. Collector Tarun Pithode has clarified that new patients are being found continuously, so it is difficult to open the lockdown by 3 May. However, offices and factor

Lockdown extendeds for another two weeks with effects from May 4, Centre issues new guidelines

New Delhi, (UNI)

In the view of significant gains from the ongoing lockdown measures for COVID19 situation in the country, Centre on Friday extended the lockdown for another two weeks with effect from May 4. 

The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) also issued

Migrant labourers can return home

Agencies, New Delhi

As a result of lockdown restrictions to fight COVID--19, migrant workers, pilgrims, tourists, students and other persons are stranded at different places in the country. Now, the Centre has permitted the movement of these stranded persons by road. They would be allow

Lockdown in Mumbai, Pune region may extend till June : Mah Govt official

Pune, (UNI)

With the number of corona cases in the city and neighbouring areas increasing day-by-day, the ongoing lockdown in Mumbai and Pune Metropolitan Region as well as in other parts of the state may continue well beyond May 3, an official in the Maharashtra government said on Satu

nCoV India : Cases near 25000-mark, death toll mounts to 779

New Delhi, (UNI)

The total number of novel coronavirus cases in India are set to touch the grim milestone of 25000 as infections on Saturday reached 24942.

The death toll has now mounted to 779 with 61 deaths in past 36 hours.

According to the Ministry of H

COVID-19 : Recovery rate is 20.66 pc; death rate is around 3.1 pc

New Delhi, (UNI)

More than 5,000 people in the country have recovered after being affected by the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) and the recovery rate of people infected with this virus has increased to 20.66 per cent while the death rate is around 3.1 per cent. 


COVID-19 : MP CM’s focus on rejuvenating financial system

Bhopal, (UNI)

Underlining the grim fact that Madhya Pradesh’s economy has been adversely affected by the COVID-19 crisis, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan averred on Friday that the livelihood of labourers, small traders, etc was dealt a body blow. 


MHA exempts shops in residential, market complexes from lockdown

New Delhi, UNI)

In a bid to provide relief to the public at large, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has now exempted shops located in residential and market complexes from the lockdown. 

According to an MHA order, signed by the Union Home Secretary Ajay Bhalla o