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A tale of two cities as lockdown measures ‘split’ Pune

For many establishments such as small workshops, garages and sweet-marts, including Chitale Bandhu, it was back to business.
PMC Commissioner Shekhar Gaikwad said that the lockdown measures take into account the severity of the cases in the areas.(Shankar Narayan/HT file photo. Representative image)
PMC Commissioner Shekhar Gaikwad said that the lockdown measures take into account the severity of the cases in the areas.(Shankar Narayan/HT file photo. Representative image)
Updated on May 13, 2020 04:00 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Pune | ByNadeem Inamdar

PM’s virtual meet: Maha CM likely to discuss extension of lockdown and trains for migrants

Maharashtra has recorded over 10,000 Covid-19 positive cases in the last 10 days, as the overall tally rose to 22,171 and 832 deaths till Sunday evening.
Maharashtra chief minister Uddhav Thackeray is expected to draw the PM’s attention to the plight of stranded migrant workers and demand for their evacuation at the earliest by special trains.(HT file photo)
Maharashtra chief minister Uddhav Thackeray is expected to draw the PM’s attention to the plight of stranded migrant workers and demand for their evacuation at the earliest by special trains.(HT file photo)
Updated on May 11, 2020 12:19 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mumbai | ByHT Correspondent

Lockdown 3.0: India’s bonds drop by most since 2017 after govt increased borrowing

The central bank has bought a net 910 billion rupees of debt in the secondary market over four weeks, and recently revived the so-called Operation Twist program, where it sold bills and bought bonds.
Market participants, including a former Reserve Bank of India (RBI) governor, have said the central bank should consider buying sovereign bonds at auctions.(Reuters file photo)
Market participants, including a former Reserve Bank of India (RBI) governor, have said the central bank should consider buying sovereign bonds at auctions.(Reuters file photo)
Published on May 11, 2020 10:57 AM IST
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Indian Railways to resume some trains from tomorrow: Here’s what to keep in mind

The special trains will run from New Delhi to Dibrugarh, Agartala, Howrah, Patna, Bilaspur, Ranchi, Bhubaneswar, Secunderabad, Bengaluru, Chennai, Thiruvananthapuram, Madgaon, Mumbai Central, Ahmedabad and Jammu Tawi.
According to the ministry of railways, all air-conditioned services will begin on 15 Rajdhani routes and the fare would be equivalent to that of the super-fast train.(AP file photo. Representative image)
According to the ministry of railways, all air-conditioned services will begin on 15 Rajdhani routes and the fare would be equivalent to that of the super-fast train.(AP file photo. Representative image)
Published on May 11, 2020 10:03 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | Byhindustantimes.com| Edited by: Meenakshi Ray

Resume courier service, provide financial assistance: officials

There are currently at least 800 big and small courier firms in the city which have been shut since the lockdown was announced on March 25.
Most of the courier firms are situated in the central part of the city which are containment zones.(Virendra Singh Gosain/HT file photo. Representative image)
Most of the courier firms are situated in the central part of the city which are containment zones.(Virendra Singh Gosain/HT file photo. Representative image)
Updated on May 11, 2020 02:53 PM IST
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44 out of 49 who tested positive for Covid are returnee migrants: Bihar govt

India’s Covid-19 count crossed 60 thousand on Sunday, according to the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.
As many as 18 more Covid-19 positive cases were reported in Bihar on Sunday, taking the total number of positive cases to 629.(Sakib Ali/HT file photo)
As many as 18 more Covid-19 positive cases were reported in Bihar on Sunday, taking the total number of positive cases to 629.(Sakib Ali/HT file photo)
Published on May 10, 2020 02:46 PM IST
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Patna | ByAsian News International| Posted by: Harshit Sabarwal

Lockdown 3.0: India’s fuel consumption dips 46% in April, expected to rebound in May

India’s fuel consumption fell 45.8 per cent to 9.929 million tonnes in April, down from 18.32 million tonnes fuel consumed in the same month a year back, according to official data released by the petroleum ministry.
Fuel consumption during March, when travel restrictions began to be imposed to curb the spread of coronavirus, stood at 16.08 million tonnes.(Reuters file photo)
Fuel consumption during March, when travel restrictions began to be imposed to curb the spread of coronavirus, stood at 16.08 million tonnes.(Reuters file photo)
Published on May 10, 2020 01:48 PM IST
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New Delhi | ByPress Trust of India| Posted by: Harshit Sabarwal

Maha Govt should allow private vehicles to ferry migrants: Sanjay Raut

Sixteen migrant workers sleeping on rail tracks while returning to Madhya Pradesh were crushed to death by a goods train in Aurangabad district of Maharashtra in the early hours of Friday.
Raising concern over migrant workers setting off for their hometowns on foot, Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut said they were falling sick and some have also died.(PTI file photo)
Raising concern over migrant workers setting off for their hometowns on foot, Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut said they were falling sick and some have also died.(PTI file photo)
Published on May 10, 2020 11:06 AM IST
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Mumbai | ByPress Trust of India

Covid-19: K’taka govt announces financial aid to over 11k cobbler families

According to Deputy Chief Minister Govind Karjol, Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa has announced one time financial relief of Rs 5,000 for each of these families.
The compensation will be distributed to beneficiaries through Babu Jagjivan Ram Leather Industries Corporation, Karjol, who is also in-charge of Social Welfare department, said.(Gurpret Singh/HT file photo. Representative image)
The compensation will be distributed to beneficiaries through Babu Jagjivan Ram Leather Industries Corporation, Karjol, who is also in-charge of Social Welfare department, said.(Gurpret Singh/HT file photo. Representative image)
Published on May 09, 2020 05:24 PM IST
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Bengaluru | ByPress Trust of India| Posted by: Harshit Sabarwal

Uttar Pradesh Cong launches portal to lodge lockdown related complaints

The portal has been made to help the common public during the Covid-19 pandemic. Through it, problems of the common public will be listed and the UP Congress will help the complainants.
Uttar Pradesh Congress chief Ajay Kumar Lallu said that complaints received from users of the ‘UP Mitr’ chat portal will be forwarded to Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath so that the state government can help the people.(Sunil Ghosh/ HT file photo)
Uttar Pradesh Congress chief Ajay Kumar Lallu said that complaints received from users of the ‘UP Mitr’ chat portal will be forwarded to Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath so that the state government can help the people.(Sunil Ghosh/ HT file photo)
Published on May 09, 2020 03:14 PM IST
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Lucknow | ByPress Trust of India| Posted by: Harshit Sabarwal

Lockdown3.0: 365 Kashmiri students to return home from Bhopal

Congress leader Digvijaya Singh had recently written a letter to Union Home Minister Amit Shah, requesting him to make necessary arrangements for the nearly 400 Kashmiri students stuck in the state.
As many as 365 Kashmiri students stuck in different districts of the state will return home in 18 AC buses from Bhopal, a public relations department official said.(PTI file photo. Representative image)
As many as 365 Kashmiri students stuck in different districts of the state will return home in 18 AC buses from Bhopal, a public relations department official said.(PTI file photo. Representative image)
Published on May 09, 2020 11:28 AM IST
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Bhopal | ByPress Trust of India| Posted by: Harshit Sabarwal

Ensure safety audits and prevent chemical leakages before resuming ops: CPCB advisory to states

The Central Pollution Control Board CPCB issued an advisory to all state pollution control boards by saying that states must direct all units that manufacture, store or import of hazardous chemicals to resume their operations after Covid-19-induced lockdown restrictions are lifted.
The advisory said that some serious cases of chemical leakages and industrial mishaps have been reported recently. In view of this all, the SPCBs should ensure immediate compliance.(Sakib Ali/ HT file photo. Representative image)
The advisory said that some serious cases of chemical leakages and industrial mishaps have been reported recently. In view of this all, the SPCBs should ensure immediate compliance.(Sakib Ali/ HT file photo. Representative image)
Updated on May 08, 2020 07:25 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByJayashree Nandi

Railways ferried over 2.5 lakh people stranded during lockdown in 222 special trains: MHA

Addressing a press conference, MHA Joint Secretary Punya Salila Srivastava said the government’s efforts have been to give maximum relaxations to people within the lockdown guidelines.
Migrants depart for State of Bihar from Panvel Railway Station by Shramik Special Train during Nationwide Lockdown in the wake of Coronavirus pandemic at Panvel Railway Station in Navi Mumbai on Wednesday, May 06, 2020.(Bachchan Kumar/ HT file photo)
Migrants depart for State of Bihar from Panvel Railway Station by Shramik Special Train during Nationwide Lockdown in the wake of Coronavirus pandemic at Panvel Railway Station in Navi Mumbai on Wednesday, May 06, 2020.(Bachchan Kumar/ HT file photo)
Published on May 08, 2020 07:02 PM IST
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New Delhi | ByPress Trust of India| Posted by: Harshit Sabarwal

Jharkhand maintaining district-wise logbook of returnees to ensure accommodation, supply of essentials

The first special train run by the railways after suspension of its operation due to the lockdown ferried around 1200 migrant workers from Lingampally in Telangana to Hatia in Ranchi on the World Labour day (May 1).
Thousands of migrant workers and students have come back to the state by special trains from far-off places like Kerala, Telangana, Kota in Rajasthan and Punjab.(AP file photo)
Thousands of migrant workers and students have come back to the state by special trains from far-off places like Kerala, Telangana, Kota in Rajasthan and Punjab.(AP file photo)
Published on May 08, 2020 06:32 PM IST
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Ranchi | ByPress Trust of India| Posted by: Harshit Sabarwal

Lockdown 3.0: Stranded people reach Jharkhand from Tamil Nadu

Several arrangements were made by railways for the benefit of passengers as most of the passengers were patients, coming from Vellore.
Railway staff were deputed to guide them on their arrival at the station here.(Bachchan Kumar/ HT photo. Representative)
Railway staff were deputed to guide them on their arrival at the station here.(Bachchan Kumar/ HT photo. Representative)
Published on May 08, 2020 06:12 PM IST
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Ranchi | ByAsian News International| Posted by: Harshit Sabarwal

Lockdown 3.0: Maharashtra seals borders with neighbouring states to curb liquor smuggling

As the demand for alcohol has increased in Maharashtra, there is a possibility of liquor smuggling by inter-state organised syndicates, an official said.
Since the lockdown came into force in late March, at least 4,829 offences have been registered for illegal liquor transportation and 438 vehicles seized, the official said.(Santosh Kumar/ HT file photo. Representative image)
Since the lockdown came into force in late March, at least 4,829 offences have been registered for illegal liquor transportation and 438 vehicles seized, the official said.(Santosh Kumar/ HT file photo. Representative image)
Published on May 08, 2020 11:02 AM IST
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Mumbai | ByPress Trust of India| Posted by: Harshit Sabarwal

Road developers to incur Rs 3,700 crore revenue losses during March-June: Report

However, it said that the road and highways sector would rebound faster despite sharp losses this quarter.
In addition to the loss in toll revenue, stakeholders will suffer losses on account of accrued interest, increase in costs of under-construction projects, time overruns, and rise in disputes between private sector and the government authorities.(Yogendra Kumar/HT file photo)
In addition to the loss in toll revenue, stakeholders will suffer losses on account of accrued interest, increase in costs of under-construction projects, time overruns, and rise in disputes between private sector and the government authorities.(Yogendra Kumar/HT file photo)
Published on May 07, 2020 02:42 PM IST
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New Delhi | ByPress Trust of India| Posted by: Harshit Sabarwal

State govt to bear train fare of Manipuris stranded outside Northeast region

On Wednesday, Chief Minister Nongthombam Biren Singh presided over a cabinet meeting, where the decision was taken, the chief minister’s secretariat said.
Last Saturday, 92 people from Manipur were brought back from Guwahati and Mizoram.(Bachchan Kumar/ HT photo. Representative image)
Last Saturday, 92 people from Manipur were brought back from Guwahati and Mizoram.(Bachchan Kumar/ HT photo. Representative image)
Updated on May 07, 2020 01:58 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Imphal | BySobhapati Samom

Lockdown 3.0: 15 people detained for gathering at Indore temple

According to the Union Ministry of Home Affairs, no religious congregation is allowed amid the lockdown.
Indore reported as many as 18 more people in Indore have confirmed Covid-19 positive on Wednesday, taking the total count to 1,699.(PTI file photo)
Indore reported as many as 18 more people in Indore have confirmed Covid-19 positive on Wednesday, taking the total count to 1,699.(PTI file photo)
Published on May 07, 2020 06:45 AM IST
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Indore | ByAsian News International| Posted by: Harshit Sabarwal

Shifts in-charge will be held responsible for violation of social distancing norms in offices

The Uttar Pradesh government has directed officials of Gautam Budh Nagar district to allow industrial units and private offices to function.
In Noida a total 1,800 units had applied for permission to resume operations. Of them, 180 were allowed and 120 applications were rejected on Tuesday.(Sunil Ghosh/HT file photo. Representative image)
In Noida a total 1,800 units had applied for permission to resume operations. Of them, 180 were allowed and 120 applications were rejected on Tuesday.(Sunil Ghosh/HT file photo. Representative image)
Updated on May 07, 2020 11:51 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Noida | ByVinod Rajput

No interstate movement allowed, says GB Nagar admin; UP govt ordinance protect corona warriors

District magistrate Suhas LY said interstate movement of individuals is strictly prohibited except for medical reasons or for activities as permitted by the ministry of home affairs (MHA).
Meanwhile, the Yogi Adityanath cabinet, on Wednesday, passed a stringent ordinance, amending the existing Epidemic Act, for providing legal protection to front-line health workers and the police in the state.(Sunil Ghosh/ HT file photo)
Meanwhile, the Yogi Adityanath cabinet, on Wednesday, passed a stringent ordinance, amending the existing Epidemic Act, for providing legal protection to front-line health workers and the police in the state.(Sunil Ghosh/ HT file photo)
Updated on May 07, 2020 12:00 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Noida | BySanjeev K Jha

21 labourers booked for trying to go to Bihar amid lockdown

The incident was reported from the Morna bus stand around 6pm when nearly 100 daily wage earners gathered in hopes to catch buses to their home towns.
The police said that when buses do ply for migrants, the information will be shared with them. However, Tuesday’s incident was based on a rumour that circulated among the workers.(Santosh Kumar/ HT file photo . Representative image)
The police said that when buses do ply for migrants, the information will be shared with them. However, Tuesday’s incident was based on a rumour that circulated among the workers.(Santosh Kumar/ HT file photo . Representative image)
Updated on May 07, 2020 12:06 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Noida | ByTanmayee Tyagi

Medical professional asks cops for help; cops allege he misbehaved

The police are investigating the matter and a case against Dr Pradeep Sharma, the civil surgeon, will be registered.
A statement given by Sumit Kumar, SHO, Sector 56 police station, read that the civil surgeon called him on the phone regarding the alleged brawl at the vegetable market.(Yogendra Kumar/HT file photo. Representative image)
A statement given by Sumit Kumar, SHO, Sector 56 police station, read that the civil surgeon called him on the phone regarding the alleged brawl at the vegetable market.(Yogendra Kumar/HT file photo. Representative image)
Updated on May 07, 2020 11:20 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Gurugram | ByHT Correspondent

1.9 lakh migrants workers register to return to home, industry in a fix

Officials at the District Development Panchayat Office (DDPO), the nodal authority to register migrants’ details on portal, said that around 40,000 migrants from various states have also applied to return to Gurugram.
Indicating that there are jobs, the government said it has resumed these activities to also safeguard the migrant population.(Bachchan Kumar/HT file photo)
Indicating that there are jobs, the government said it has resumed these activities to also safeguard the migrant population.(Bachchan Kumar/HT file photo)
Updated on May 07, 2020 11:25 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Gurugram | ByDhananjay Jha

125 migrants to leave for Bihar in ‘Shramik Special’ train from Ambala

Sources in the railway department said two special trains from Ambala Cantt to Katihar and Ambala Cantt to Bhagalpur will depart on Thursday and Friday, respectively
The district administration held a meeting to ensure smooth running of the train that will leave for Kathiar district.(AP file photo)
The district administration held a meeting to ensure smooth running of the train that will leave for Kathiar district.(AP file photo)
Updated on May 07, 2020 12:16 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByBhavey Nagpal

Telangana: Fate of real estate projects worth Rs 45,000 crore uncertain as migrants head home

Majority of the migrant workers to Telangana are construction labourers – both skilled and unskilled -- who are engaged in various real estate projects and construction activities.
The real estate industry in Hyderabad, which saw a boom over the last year, is feeling the heat due to the return of the migrant labourers to their respective native places(Reuters file photo. Representative image)
The real estate industry in Hyderabad, which saw a boom over the last year, is feeling the heat due to the return of the migrant labourers to their respective native places(Reuters file photo. Representative image)
Updated on May 06, 2020 07:13 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Hyderabad | BySrinivasa Rao Apparasu

Industries, tea gardens in Assam resume operations as lockdown norms relaxed

The Assam government also wants to attract industries that want to shift out of China.
The lockdown had badly hit the tea industry in Assam.(HT PHOTO)
The lockdown had badly hit the tea industry in Assam.(HT PHOTO)
Updated on May 06, 2020 06:28 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Guwahati | ByUtpal Parashar | Edited by Sabir Hussain

Sale of petrol, diesel now open for common public: Pune district collector

The move was announced even though Pune city as well as Pimpri-Chinchwad police officials have prohibited use of private vehicles and vehicles plying on the streets will require movement pass.
The fuel stations were considered as an essential service and were serving fuel only to those involved in essential services and those exempted in the collector’s previous orders.(Sanket Wankhade/ HT file photo)
The fuel stations were considered as an essential service and were serving fuel only to those involved in essential services and those exempted in the collector’s previous orders.(Sanket Wankhade/ HT file photo)
Updated on May 07, 2020 04:25 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Pune | ByHT Correspondent

Over 1 lakh migrants ferried in more than 100 Shramik Special trains: Railways

Till Tuesday, Gujarat sent the maximum number of such trains (25) to other states, while Bihar received the most (13). Kerala has sent 13 trains, according to internal railways ministry data.
Shramik Special trains, which began on May 1, are bound for a single destination without any stoppages.(Santosh Kumar/ HT photo)
Shramik Special trains, which began on May 1, are bound for a single destination without any stoppages.(Santosh Kumar/ HT photo)
Updated on May 06, 2020 03:55 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByAnisha Dutta

Centre needs to help states more on financial front: Telangana CM

K Chandrasekhar Rao, chief minister of Telangana pointed out that the country’s economy was struggling for the last few months before the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19), and the lockdown had further worsened the situation.
Telangana chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao said the state’s revenue for the whole of April was just Rs 1600 crore as against the state’s expected overall monthly revenue of Rs 15,000 crore for that month.(PTI file photo)
Telangana chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao said the state’s revenue for the whole of April was just Rs 1600 crore as against the state’s expected overall monthly revenue of Rs 15,000 crore for that month.(PTI file photo)
Updated on May 06, 2020 01:32 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Hyderabad | BySrinivasa Rao Apparasu
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