Topic: unlock 2.0
Only 13 of 29 State Information Commissions (SICs) conducted hearings during Unlock 2.0 in July. The survey also found that 6 SICs were functioning without a chief information officer.
Guidelines for Unlock 3, which will kick in from 1 August, say metro, cinema halls, swimming pools, theatres and bars will continue to remain shut. Schools & colleges to stay shut until 31 August.
Chakan’s automobile industry, shut during the lockdown, has now been resuscitated by returning migrant & local labour who have little experience but are learning on the job.
Villages in Karnataka’s Chamarajanagar district have imposed barricades on roads leading towards them with Covid cases surging from 0 to 78 in a month.
Metro services, cinema halls & gyms will continue to remain closed. Also, large congregations will stay suspended. The guidelines will be applicable from 1 July.
Implementation of the Mental Healthcare Act has been sluggish with Maharashtra having only 8 District Mental Health Review Boards, and UP just one.
The shares fell as much as 9.4% to Rs 860 versus their IPO price of 949, before paring about half of the losses. LIC is the fourth-largest deal among global IPOs priced this year.
Aim is to ensure not just disengagement of troops, but overall de-escalation. Govt in favour of solving tensions through talks as it wants peace with all neighbours including China.
Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.