Australia tightens restrictions on movement amid fresh Covid-19 outbreaks

[ad_1] Australian states on Tuesday tightened restrictions on movement as authorities struggle to contain a fresh outbreak of Covid-19 in the country’s southeast that is starting to spill into other areas. With growing fears of a second coronavirus wave nationally, two states extended border restrictions and Australia’s most populous state imposed limits on the number […]

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Man Sprays Sanitiser On Employee’s Genitals Over Lockdown Expenses: Maharashtra Cops

[ad_1] Further investigation is underway. No arrest has been made so far (Representational) Pune: A 30-year-old man was allegedly kidnapped and tortured by three men, including his employer, in Kothrud in Maharashtra over a financial dispute regarding the victim’s stay in Delhi on the company’s money during the lockdown, police said on Sunday. Though the […]

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Naked men and drunks: England assesses reopening of pubs as social distancing norms ignored

[ad_1] It seems to have been more like a typical Saturday night than a drunken New Year’s Eve. The reopening of pubs in England does not seem to have overwhelmed emergency services as many had feared ahead of the biggest easing of Britain’s lockdown. But one senior police officer said Sunday it was “crystal clear” […]

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Jyotiraditya Scindia Endorses PM Modi’s Lockdown With Dig At Emergency

[ad_1] Jyotiraditya Scindia also praised Shivraj Singh Chouhan for his response to the coronavirus crisis. Bhopal: BJP MP Jyotiraditya Scindia on Friday praised Prime Minister Narendra Modi for enforcing a nationwide lockdown to slow the spread of COVID-19, while hitting out at his former party, the Congress, for imposing Emergency in 1975. The former Union […]

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India’s GDP May Contract By 6.4% This Year, Predicts Care Ratings

[ad_1] Care Ratings predicts India’s GDP to contract by 6.4 per cent this year Ratings agency Care Ratings on Thursday revised India’s GDP  forecast to predict that it may contract by 6.4 per cent as economic activity continues to be impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Earlier, in May, the rating agency had projected a decline […]

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“Ensure Lockdown Is Not Re-Imposed”: Maharashtra Chief Minister’s Appeal

[ad_1] Maharashtra Lockdown: “We need to show more stringent discipline,” Uddhav Thackeray said Mumbai: Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Sunday said that despite its progress in tackling COVID-19, the crisis is not over yet and urged the people of the state to follow rules and ensure the lockdown is not re-imposed. “In the last […]

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After dwindling infections, UK PM Boris eases coronavirus lockdown from July 4

[ad_1] Keen to kick-start economy crippled by the lockdown, Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Tuesday announced a reduction of the 2-metre social distancing rule, allowing restaurants, museums, pubs and galleries to re-open with some curbs, but experts advised caution. The relaxation from July 4, seen as a high-stakes moment, applies only to England, with separate […]

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Youngsters In Delhi Rally To Raise Funds, Send 400 Stranded Migrants Home

[ad_1] The group managed to raise around Rs 12,000 in less than 10 hours on the first day. New Delhi: Moved by the plight of migrant workers stranded in the national capital due to the coronavirus-imposed lockdown, a group of youngsters rallied together to raise a total of Rs 2.5 lakh rupees to send 400 […]

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No Action Against Firms That Didn’t Pay Wages During Lockdown: Top Court

[ad_1] The top court said states must facilitate negotiations between employees and employers over wage payment. New Delhi: In a relief for private employers, the Supreme Court today said no coercive action can be taken till the end of July against private employers who have not paid wages to workers during the coronavirus lockdown. The […]

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