Sonia asks Centre to unlock coffers, help the needy

NEW DELHI: Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Thursday asked the central government to unlock its coffers and help the needy affected by the coronavirus-induced lockdown. In a video message posted as part of the Congress’ ‘Speak Up India’ campaign, she lamented that even though the country is passing through a […]

China adopts plan to impose security law on HK

A screen shows the result of the vote on a proposal to draft a security law on Hong Kong during the closing se…Read More BEIJING: China’s rubber-stamp parliament endorsed plans Thursday to impose a national security law on Hong Kong that critics say will destroy the city’s autonomy. Over 2,800 […]

Respect the dead too

Shocking images have surfaced of bodies lying in a hospital corridor at the venerable King Edward Memorial Hospital in Mumbai. Inside the Covid-19 mortuary of Delhi’s Lok Nayak Hospital storage racks are full and bodies have been piled up on the floor. These are just two illustrative side-effects of cremation […]

Covid: Govt issues guidelines for using fans, ACs

NEW DELHI: With the nation fighting against coronavirus, the government on Thursday shared norms for using fans and air conditioners. Taking it to Twitter, the Centre’s citizen engagement platform — MyGovIndia — stated guidelines to use ceiling fans, window fitted room cooler and room AC (window/split). It also mentioned guidelines […]

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