Friday, 12 August, 2022

Topic: lockdown

Lockdown: ‘stuttering start’ says Hindu, ET on ‘Manic Monday’, Telegraph on major challenges

A round-up of the most important reports in major newspapers around the country – from TOI and HT, Express and The Hindu to The Telegraph, Mumbai Mirror and The Tribune, as well as top financial dailies.

Indian business leaders want big rate cut to survive coronavirus damage

India’s top entrepreneurs & bankers want govt to slash interest rates, transfer cash to the poorest citizens, and suspend loan-repayments.

Delhi Police seals border, essential services to seek curfew passes

Traffic police, PCR, station house officers and their supervising officers shall move around to inspect the arrangements and ensure compliance of the order.

Haryana extends lockdown to entire state to curb COVID-19, accords financial aid to poor

A day after putting seven districts of the state under lockdown, the Haryana government decided Monday to extend the lockdown to the remaining districts.

Domestic flights suspended from Tuesday midnight to 31 March

Union Civil Aviation Ministry said cargo flights, aircraft or helicopter operated on behalf of a state govt or UT are exempted from the flying ban.

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar announces free ration for cardholders during coronavirus lockdown

Nitish Kumar also said that scholarship to students of class I to 12 will be transferred in their accounts by 31 March.

Observe the lockdown or face strict action: Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal

Arvind Kejriwal also announced that 50 per cent of the DTC buses will be operational from Tuesday to ensure those involved in essential services do not face problems.

Day 1 of COVID-19 lockdown in India — here’s what’s happening in your state

Punjab imposes state-wide curfew, other states crack down on people violating lockdown. Essential services personnel being allowed after ID checks.

Here’s how not following govt orders on COVID-19 can land you in jail

Several states and 80 cities are under lockdown as central and state govts issue orders to help prevent spread of coronavirus. And if you don’t obey, this is what could happen.

Stock markets are going into a shock every time a new lockdown is announced

Concerns are rising over a sharp drop in business activity and a potential recession that follows the lockdowns, especially in Asia.

On Camera


The new Hyundai Tucson. | Photo Credit: Special Arrangement

Hyundai’s new Tucson comes loaded to the gills. Its style and power match the price

First-generation Tucson was not only quite an ugly vehicle but also drove pretty badly. But the new edition shows how Hyundai has turned the corner.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

How EPFO made Rs 68,000 crore off your retirement money by investing in exchange traded funds

Retirement fund body has seen rise in earnings from capital gains from equity. Its earnings are distributed among its subscribers, with EPFO retaining a small surplus.


Yuan Wang 5 vessel | ANI

Chinese research vessel Yuan Wang 5 has ‘slowed down’ but still en route Sri Lankan port

Yuan Wang 5 is currently 599 nautical miles away from Hambantota, having been at sea for 35 hours since departing the Chinese port of Taicang, according to latest data.

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.