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Thukral, a legislator from Rudrapur area in US Nagar district, said he hadn’t violated any lockdown norm.(Amal KS/HT Photo. Representative image)

BJP legislator booked for violation of lockdown norms

Hindustan Times, Rudrapur | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON JUN 02, 2020 08:43 AM IST
Kailash Bhatt, in-charge, Rudrapur police station said, “”Thukral hadn’t obtained proper permission for holding such programme from the district administration. It is true he informed me, but after the gathering. On his information, we sent police personnel to control the situation.”
Compliances for about 40% of brokerage firms are being remotely monitored.(Reuters file photo. Representative image)
Compliances for about 40% of brokerage firms are being remotely monitored.(Reuters file photo. Representative image)

Covid-19 Lockdown alters stock traders’ schedule

Livemint, Mumbai | By Jayshree P Upadhyay and Nasrin Sultana
PUBLISHED ON JUN 01, 2020 08:18 AM IST
According to ICICI Securities, over 95% of its transactions on the Icicidirect platform is initiated by customers themselves and are digitally concluded. The entire on-boarding process has become digital.
The Retailers Association of India (RAI) welcomed the lifting of the lockdown, and reopening of malls and other retail categories.(Shankar Narayan/HT file photo. Representative image)
The Retailers Association of India (RAI) welcomed the lifting of the lockdown, and reopening of malls and other retail categories.(Shankar Narayan/HT file photo. Representative image)

Businesses to take time to return to pre-Covid levels

Livemint, Mumbai | By Tanya Thomas
PUBLISHED ON JUN 01, 2020 08:10 AM IST
The government on Saturday announced a phase-wise lifting of the lockdown that began on March 25. In the first phase beginning June 8, hotels, restaurants and hospitality services will reopen, along with shopping malls and places of worship.
Financial covenants in loan contracts are based on achievement of certain prearranged financial projections, which are tested on a particular date, usually on an annual basis.(AP file photo. Representative image)
Financial covenants in loan contracts are based on achievement of certain prearranged financial projections, which are tested on a particular date, usually on an annual basis.(AP file photo. Representative image)

Covid-19 Lockdown: Firms seek relief on loan contracts

Livemint, Mumbai | By Ridhima Saxena and Shayan Ghosh
UPDATED ON JUN 01, 2020 08:04 AM IST
The financial impact is being felt across sectors, as evident in a survey conducted in May by Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) among 300 companies.
The number of people with active infections on each of these dates were: 151 (March 18); 486 (March 24); 10,398 (April 15); 32,143 (May 4); 58,040 (May 18); and 93,362 (May 31).(Satyabrata Tripathy/HT Photo)
The number of people with active infections on each of these dates were: 151 (March 18); 486 (March 24); 10,398 (April 15); 32,143 (May 4); 58,040 (May 18); and 93,362 (May 31).(Satyabrata Tripathy/HT Photo)

Covid-19: What you need to know today

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By R Sukumar
UPDATED ON JUN 01, 2020 05:44 AM IST
Today, India enters what the home ministry calls Unlock 1.0, the next phase of the exit from the lockdown with 190,533 cases.
“The directions in this regard will be issued tomorrow but it has been decided that interstate movement will be allowed and restrictions eased,” a senior Haryana government official said.(Parveen Kumar/HT Photo)
“The directions in this regard will be issued tomorrow but it has been decided that interstate movement will be allowed and restrictions eased,” a senior Haryana government official said.(Parveen Kumar/HT Photo)

Unlock 1: Haryana likely to ease all border curbs today

Hindustan Times, Gurugram | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 01, 2020 09:35 AM IST
This decision was taken in a meeting presided by Haryana chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar with senior officers of the state government on Sunday.
In the draft prepared by the UGC, it was suggested that the process of admissions be conducted online to avoid visits by students to the campus.(Sanchit Khanna/HT file photo)
In the draft prepared by the UGC, it was suggested that the process of admissions be conducted online to avoid visits by students to the campus.(Sanchit Khanna/HT file photo)

Covid-19 Lockdown: UGC drafts plan to reopen campuses

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Amandeep Shukla
UPDATED ON JUN 01, 2020 04:37 AM IST
All higher education institutions will also need to form strategic tie-ups with medical facilities and put protocols in place to deal with students who are unwell. Students and teachers with a history of health conditions will be asked to opt for online learning and teaching.
Delhi also added 57 deaths due to Covid-19 to its cumulative toll on Sunday, taking the number of deaths due to the contagious disease in the city to 473.
Delhi also added 57 deaths due to Covid-19 to its cumulative toll on Sunday, taking the number of deaths due to the contagious disease in the city to 473.

For fourth day, Delhi reports over 1,000 Covid-19 cases

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Anonna Dutt
UPDATED ON JUN 01, 2020 10:08 AM IST
The Delhi government has attributed the higher number of cases May 28 onwards to the number of Covid-19 samples being processed per day.
States such as Delhi, Andhra Pradesh and Kerala were yet to announce the new norms.(AP Photo)
States such as Delhi, Andhra Pradesh and Kerala were yet to announce the new norms.(AP Photo)

As lockdown 4.0 ends, cautious states ease several restrictions

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 01, 2020 10:01 AM IST
While most states allowed the resumption of public transport and inter-state travel from Monday, many remained undecided on reopening hotels, restaurants and places of worship — which, according to the central guidelines, can be opened from June 8.
Traders’ bodies estimate that nearly 60-70% of the labour force employed in Delhi left the city during the lockdown imposed to halt the spread of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19).(Santosh Kumar/HT Photo)
Traders’ bodies estimate that nearly 60-70% of the labour force employed in Delhi left the city during the lockdown imposed to halt the spread of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19).(Santosh Kumar/HT Photo)

As migrant workers return home, lack of workforce hits businesses in Delhi

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Vatsala Shrangi
UPDATED ON JUN 02, 2020 06:18 AM IST
The Delhi government is likely to conduct a study on how many migrants have left the Capital and the impact of their exodus on different sectors.
On Sunday, Delhi deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia conducted a review meeting with parents, teachers, and students in the presence of senior education department officials.(PTI file photo)
On Sunday, Delhi deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia conducted a review meeting with parents, teachers, and students in the presence of senior education department officials.(PTI file photo)

Over 9 lakh govt school students in Delhi benefitted from digital learning during lockdown, says Manish Sisodia

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 01, 2020 04:03 AM IST
“I am glad to see that we could minimise academic damage due to loss of learning time, thanks to the exemplary efforts of our teachers, parents and children who embraced this new way of learning,” Delhi Deputy CM Manish Sisodia said.
The order said a strict lockdown will be imposed in the affected areas, with no relaxations.(ANI file photo)
The order said a strict lockdown will be imposed in the affected areas, with no relaxations.(ANI file photo)

Lockdown 5.0: Bengal allows some relaxations; restaurants, malls can reopen

Hindustan Times, Kolkata | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON MAY 31, 2020 06:43 AM IST
The Mamata Banerjee government had earlier divided the containment zones into three areas — A is an affected area, B is the buffer zone & C is the clean area. From June 1, lockdown will be enforced in containment zone A, while containment zones B and C will be offered relaxations.
“In light of the guidelines issued by the government, Metro services will remain closed for commuters until further notice,” the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) tweeted.(Vipin Kumar/HT Photo)
“In light of the guidelines issued by the government, Metro services will remain closed for commuters until further notice,” the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) tweeted.(Vipin Kumar/HT Photo)

Delhi Metro services to remain closed for commuters until further notice

New Delhi | By Asian News International| Posted by: Harshit Sabarwal
UPDATED ON MAY 31, 2020 03:44 AM IST
The update comes after the Union Home Ministry on Saturday issued new guidelines for the phased reopening of all activities outside containment zones till June 30.
The MHA has said that lockdown will continue till June 30 in containment zones to be be demarcated by district authorities.(Raj K Raj/HT Photo)
The MHA has said that lockdown will continue till June 30 in containment zones to be be demarcated by district authorities.(Raj K Raj/HT Photo)

Most recommendations of Delhi govt about lifting lockdown accepted by Centre: Source

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON MAY 31, 2020 12:44 AM IST
Delhi government is in favour of resumption of Metro services to revive normal transport and commercial activities.
The report said only 12 states like Arunachal Pradesh, Delhi, Jharkhand, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Odisha, Rajasthan and Tripura had specific provisions for the homeless.(AP file photo)
The report said only 12 states like Arunachal Pradesh, Delhi, Jharkhand, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Odisha, Rajasthan and Tripura had specific provisions for the homeless.(AP file photo)

Vulnerable neglected in Covid-19 lockdown: Study

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Neeraj Chauhan
UPDATED ON MAY 31, 2020 04:33 AM IST
The National Institute of Disaster Management (NIDM), which comes under the Union home ministry, has endorsed the report by the Indo-Global Social Service Society (IGSSS).
A large portion of the Rs 667 crore revenue that the state earned during the last 2 months was from royalty on ores.(Reuters file photo. Representative image)
A large portion of the Rs 667 crore revenue that the state earned during the last 2 months was from royalty on ores.(Reuters file photo. Representative image)

Odisha mining revenue shrinks amid lockdown by two-thirds in 2 months

Hindustan Times, Bhubaneswar | By Debabrata Mohanty| Edited by: Sohini Sarkar
PUBLISHED ON MAY 30, 2020 11:49 PM IST
Officials in the mining department said between April 1 and May 30, Odisha’s earning from mining was just about Rs 667 crore, about one-third than the same period of 2019-20 fiscal.
In another significant step, the Union government has relaxed the night curfew prohibiting non-essential travel. The ban on such movement will be between 9pm and 5am. Previously, it was between 7pm and 7am.(Raj K Raj/HT Photo)
In another significant step, the Union government has relaxed the night curfew prohibiting non-essential travel. The ban on such movement will be between 9pm and 5am. Previously, it was between 7pm and 7am.(Raj K Raj/HT Photo)

After Covid-19 lockdown, plan to unlock India in phases

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Neeraj Chauhan
UPDATED ON MAY 31, 2020 06:12 AM IST
After spending almost a fifth of the year (68 days) locked down, India and Indians can resume normal activities again — albeit with significant safeguards.
Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal held out an assurance that there was no shortage of hospital beds for Covid-19 patients and as of Saturday, as many as 4,500 beds were vacant.(ANI Photo)
Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal held out an assurance that there was no shortage of hospital beds for Covid-19 patients and as of Saturday, as many as 4,500 beds were vacant.(ANI Photo)

Delhi four steps ahead of the virus, will have 9,500 beds ready by June 5, says CM Arvind Kejriwal

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Sweta Goswami
UPDATED ON MAY 31, 2020 02:02 AM IST
As on Saturday, the national Capital had 18,549 Covid cases of which 10,058 were active cases. As many as 8,075 people have recovered and 416 people have died of the disease.
The Centre said the educational institutes will be reopened in a “phased” manner outside containment zones.(Reuters Photo)
The Centre said the educational institutes will be reopened in a “phased” manner outside containment zones.(Reuters Photo)

Detailed guidelines being readied for reopening schools, colleges, says HRD

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Amandeep Shukla
UPDATED ON MAY 31, 2020 07:44 AM IST
The Centre on Saturday said educational institutions, which were closed in March when the lockdown to check the Covid-19 pandemic was imposed, will be opened only after discussions with states and Union Territories.
The Centre had, last month, asked states to allow construction work at important infrastructure projects after April 20, an order that did not extend to Delhi due to the rising number of Covid-19 cases in the Capital.(Himanshu Vyas/HT Photo)
The Centre had, last month, asked states to allow construction work at important infrastructure projects after April 20, an order that did not extend to Delhi due to the rising number of Covid-19 cases in the Capital.(Himanshu Vyas/HT Photo)

Delhi PWD asks contractors to estimate cost increase in construction projects

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Ashish Mishra
UPDATED ON MAY 31, 2020 03:59 AM IST
PWD officials said that the tentative increase in the estimated cost of the projects is likely to range between 10% and 12% for the current quarter.
Commuters who travelled on both Friday and Saturday said that the congestion was far less on Saturday as compared to the previous day.(PTI file photo)
Commuters who travelled on both Friday and Saturday said that the congestion was far less on Saturday as compared to the previous day.(PTI file photo)

Gurugram Police restricts border checks for rush hours on Saturday; curbs to remain in place in Lockdown 5.0

Hindustan Times, Gurugram | By Kartik Kumar
UPDATED ON MAY 31, 2020 04:05 AM IST
On Saturday morning, those with movement passes pasted on the front screen of their vehicles were allowed to pass easily unlike Friday when every vehicle was stopped for checking.
Scientists and experts believe that when it comes to the rapid rise in temperature this summer season, this year could be the hottest.
Scientists and experts believe that when it comes to the rapid rise in temperature this summer season, this year could be the hottest.

News updates from Hindustan Times: Experts warn, 2020 could be the hottest year since records began and all the latest news

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 30, 2020 01:00 PM IST
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