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May 20, 2020

Delhi’s Sarojini Nagar market opens after govt relaxations

New Delhi , May 21 (ANI): The heartland of street shopping, the famous Sarojini Nagar market opened on Wednesday following new guidelines during lockdown 4.0.However, only a few shops were seen open as shopkeepers face staff crunch because of migrant labourers going back to their native states.With only a few shops open, the norms of social distancing were being followed and demarcations were created on the floor to ensure maximum distance was maintained between customers at shops.Ashok Randhwa, president of Sarojini Nagar…

DGCA calls meet with airlines today for resumption of domestic operations

New Delhi , May 21 (ANI): India's aviation regulator Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has called a meeting with representatives of all airlines on Thursday morning to discuss the matter in respect of resumption of Domestic Civil Air Operations in a calibrated manner. The meeting will be held at the headquarters of the DGCA and in order to maintain social distancing guidelines, two persons from each airline are only allowed in the meeting, said a DGCA official. Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri on…

BCI to consult advocates on resumption of regular hearings in courts

New Delhi , May 21 (ANI): In its meeting held on Wednesday, the General Council of Bar Council of India (BCI) has decided to consult senior and other advocates of Supreme Court, all High Courts and District Court Bar Associations in order to gather opinion regarding the resumption of regular hearings in the courts.The press statement of BCI stated that the Council has been receiving complaints of 'pick and choose' in fixation of the urgent matters in some High Courts. It has also received complaints about frequent…

Lucknow Court sends UP Congress Chief to 14 days judicial custody

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) , May 21 (ANI): A Lucknow Court has sent Uttar Pradesh Congress President Ajay Kumar Lallu to judicial custody for 14 days on Wednesday.He was arrested in connection with protest by party leaders over the issue of movement of buses arranged by Congress for migrant workers. He will be lodged in a temporary jail.An FIR was also registered against Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra's personal secretary Sandeep Singh and party's Uttar Pradesh chief Lallu in Hazratganj Police station of…

Assam reports 3 new COVID-19 positive cases, tally 188

Guwahati (Assam) , May 21 (ANI): Three new COVID-19 positive cases have been confirmed at Barpeta Medical College on Wednesday, according to Assam Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma.With this, the total number of positive cases in Assam stands at 188 including 133 active cases, 48 recovered/discharged and four deaths.India's COVID-19 tally reached 1,06,750 on Wednesday, according to the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. As many as 140 deaths have been reported in the last 24 hours, taking the total number of…
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