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The financial support aims to support the Indian government’s programmes such as Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana (PMGKY)(REUTERS)

India, Japan sign pact for 50-bn yen loan to support poor hit by Covid-19

By HT Correspondent | Edited by Abhinav Sahay
PUBLISHED ON JAN 09, 2021 10:13 AM IST
  • The Japanese embassy said that the loan was aimed to help the Government of India provide support to vulnerable groups, including the poor and women, who had been severely affected by the economic slowdown caused by the pandemic.
Sculptor Harpal Shekhupuria(Sourced)
Sculptor Harpal Shekhupuria(Sourced)

Brush with generosity: Tricity artists get together to help freelancers hit by Covid crisis

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Nirupama Dutt
PUBLISHED ON SEP 22, 2020 11:48 PM IST
Seven months without work, many freelance artists in Chandigarh, Panchkula and Mohali with master’s in fine arts degrees are desperately trying to stay afloat
He said that in a fortnight Himachal had witnessed an increase in the Covid-19 cases and this was matter of concern for all.(HT Photo)
He said that in a fortnight Himachal had witnessed an increase in the Covid-19 cases and this was matter of concern for all.(HT Photo)

Monsoon session: We must fight the Covid crisis together, says Himachal CM

Hindustan Times/Shimla | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 17, 2020 12:41 AM IST
Asks MLAs to encourage asymptomatic corona patients and patients with mild symptoms to stay to opt for home isolation
According to the Union health ministry data, the country recorded 311 new deaths in the 24-hour period till Sunday morning(PTI)
According to the Union health ministry data, the country recorded 311 new deaths in the 24-hour period till Sunday morning(PTI)

Need for adequate testing, aggressive containment by states to manage Covid crisis: Amitabh Kant

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON JUN 14, 2020 08:10 PM IST
With 9,195 fatalities till Sunday, India is the ninth worst-hit nation in terms of Covid-19 deaths, while the highest spike of 11,929 cases took the tally to over 3.20 lakh, of which over half have recovered from the disease.
Owing to the fact that bread is counted as an essential product during the lockdown period, Harvest Gold has seen everyone work extra diligently whether it’s the members of the manufacturing, logistics or sales department.
Owing to the fact that bread is counted as an essential product during the lockdown period, Harvest Gold has seen everyone work extra diligently whether it’s the members of the manufacturing, logistics or sales department.

The Harvest Gold sales team and their service to the nation during the COVID

UPDATED ON JUN 10, 2020 08:56 AM IST
The sales team, wearing special face shields have been distributing daily supplies of bread, buns, roti and rusk to the consumers.
Union Minister of Information and Broadcasting Prakash Javadekar(Mohd Zakir/HT PHOTO)
Union Minister of Information and Broadcasting Prakash Javadekar(Mohd Zakir/HT PHOTO)

Covid crisis temporary brake, it will improve: Prakash Javadekar

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Amandeep Shukla
UPDATED ON APR 17, 2020 05:59 AM IST
The coronavirus crisis will be just a temporary “brake”, information and broadcasting minister Prakash Javadekar, said, explaining that the government is trying to save lives even as it keeps an eye on the economy.
The coronavirus crisis provides the call to arms to reset our under-invested health care system(PTI)
The coronavirus crisis provides the call to arms to reset our under-invested health care system(PTI)

Use the Covid crisis to spur systemic changes

By Govind Sankaranarayanan
UPDATED ON MAR 19, 2020 05:56 PM IST
Liquidity measures, spike in health care funding, better governance, and multilateralism can help India tide over
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