Lockdown Extension Update: Know What Will Happen From July 1; Important Highlights Inside

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has now made it clear to the state Chief Ministers that there will be no lockdown 5 or 6, the unlock phase has already started. Now, there is no going back. Prime Minister Modi’s this announcement has amid rumours and MHA’s continuous effort to bust the fake news on a probable […]

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Lockdown won’t be Extended in Delhi, says Health Minister

The lockdown to prevent the spread of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) will not be extended in Delhi, which has more than 34,600 cases, health minister Satyendar Jain has said. “No, the lockdown will not be extended,” Satyendar Jain said when asked if there have been discussions to extend the lockdown in the Capital city, according […]

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Avoid Staying Out in the Sun for Longer Hours, More Sunshine Linked to Higher Risk of Covid-19 Spread

While higher heat and humidity may slow the spread of COVID-19, longer hours of sunlight are associated with a higher incidence of the disease, according to a study. The research, published in the journal Geographical Analysis, indicates that sunny days can tempt more people out even if this means a higher risk of infection. The findings by researchers led by McMaster University in Canada inform […]

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5 Smart Ways to Boost Your Loan Approval Chances in Times of Covid-19

Loans act as an invaluable gateway to bring us a step closer to achieving our financial goals such as owning a house, car, or taking care of a child’s higher education. It can also bail us out of unforeseen financial emergencies, like the ongoing COVID-19 induced lockdown which may lead to liquidity mismatch, cash flow […]

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Unlock 1.0 : Things You should Do, You should Avoid

Coronavirus, Covid-19, sealdown, lockdown, quarantine, nose-throat swabs, hospital, curfew, and police enforcement. These terms have dominated our daily conversations since March. We remained confined to our homes during lockdown and when permitted to go out, many avoided it. Some who did were apprehensive. From June 1, and more so from June 8, it will be almost […]

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Only 100 Days of School: New Model Envisages 50% Home Classes

The 220 working days and 1,320 hours of in-school studying model is likely to be replaced with a combination of school and home learning under a new normal dictated by the Covid-19 pandemic, people aware of the development said. The Union human resources development ministry is working on a proposed framework that will cut down the in-school learning […]

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How to Verify whether Your e-Pass is Valid or Not

The government recently launched a website to get e-pass for travelling across states —  http://serviceonline.gov.in/epass/. Developed by National Informatics Centre (NIC), the website can currently be used to apply for movement passes for 17 states across the country. However, before this, most states issued their own passes. These e-passes have details such as name, e-pass […]

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Health Ministry issues New Workplace Guidelines

As India entered the fourth phase of its nationwide lockdown with relaxations and offices and working places opening, the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has issued guidelines on preventive and response measures to contain the spread of COVID-19 in workplace settings. According to the new workplace guidelines, there is no need to close the entire […]

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How to Apply for e-Pass using Government’s New e-Pass Website

India has just entered into the fourth stage of lockdown in order to contain the coronavirus spread. The government has announced several relaxations for lockdown 4.0. It has also launched a new website for applying movement passes. Developed by National Informatics Centre (NIC), it currently provides e-Pass services for 17 states across India. These e-Passes are meant […]

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Can’t Visit Bank ATM? Paytm Payment Bank launches ‘Cash at Home’ Facility for Senior Citizens

Paytm Payments Bank Ltd (PPBL) today announced the launch of ‘Cash at Home’ facility for senior and differently-abled citizens so that they do not need to step out during this COVID-19 pandemic. This new service will enable them to raise cash withdrawal requests on their Paytm Payments Bank app and the requested amount will be […]

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