Parliament’s monsoon session likely to be a virtual affair | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Prospects of a normal Parliament session, with MPs required to attend in person, dimmed on Tuesday after an assessment by senior officials suggested that the Lok Sabha chamber, Central Hall as well as Vigyan Bhawan will not be able to accommodate MPs in their full strength, while keeping in mind social distancing norms … Read more Parliament’s monsoon session likely to be a virtual affair | India News – Times of India

Demarche to Pakistan on demolition of Hindu homes | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: India issued a strong demarche to the Pakistani high commission on Tuesday over what sources here described as the systematic and targeted demolition of houses belonging to the minority Hindu community in Pakistan’s Punjab. India’s action followed serious concerns and anguish expressed by members of the civil society here at the targeted and … Read more Demarche to Pakistan on demolition of Hindu homes | India News – Times of India

Time to dry sneeze droplets may affect Covid spread: Study | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Cities where cough or sneeze droplets took a shorter time to dry out due to higher temperature and lower humidity had a lesser spread of Covid-19 infection, a study by two professors from IIT Bombay has found, report Malathy Iyer & Clara Lewis. Rajneesh Bhardwaj and Amit Agrawal worked out the time a … Read more Time to dry sneeze droplets may affect Covid spread: Study | India News – Times of India

Coronavirus live updates: Covid-19 cases in India surge to 2.76L; deaths over 7,700 – The Times of India

Read: Govt deploys high-level teams to assist 15 states These states and UTs are — Maharashtra (seven districts/ municipalities), Telangana (four), Tamil Nadu (seven), Rajasthan (five), Assam (six), Haryana (four), Gujarat (three), Karnataka (four), Uttarakhand (three), Madhya Pradesh (five), West Bengal (three), Delhi (three), Bihar (four), UP (four), and Odisha (five). Each of these teams … Read more Coronavirus live updates: Covid-19 cases in India surge to 2.76L; deaths over 7,700 – The Times of India

India to register 1 crore migrant workers at village, block level | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: India will soon undertake a gigantic exercise of registering all migrant workers and specifying their occupational skill at village, block and district levels, an exercise the Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered the Centre and states to complete to help provide employment to over 1 crore migrant workers who have returned their native places … Read more India to register 1 crore migrant workers at village, block level | India News – Times of India

N95 mask prices rise 250% in 4 months, but no cap yet | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: N95 masks, bought by government agencies at Rs 12.25 including taxes in September 2019, cost them Rs 17.33 in January 2020, Rs 42 by March-end and up to Rs 63 by the middle of May, an increase of over 250% since the beginning of the year. Yet, the price regulator NPPA has decided … Read more N95 mask prices rise 250% in 4 months, but no cap yet | India News – Times of India

Supreme Court order on migrant workers: Key points | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Tuesday issued its order to Centre and State governments to address the issue of migrant workers wanting to travel back home to their native places. Here are the key points:* SC says states and UTs will prepare a complete list of migrant workers who have reached their state and … Read more Supreme Court order on migrant workers: Key points | India News – Times of India