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Assam shuts markets after people crowd to buy essentials

Assam health minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said with contribution from people and MPs, the state will come up with four to five new hospitals inthe next two months for Covid-19 treatment. To treat patients Assam has decided to decongest its medical colleges and ink MOU with private hospitals to treat the the patients of medical colleges.

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  • Yields have quickly snapped back higher as the prospect of "helicopter money" grows, with governments proposing unprecedented stimulus programmes to protect against the economic shock.

    Falling crude prices could provide Indians an alternative holiday option.

    The BCCI kept mum but the Sports Ministry on Thursday dropped hints that the IPL could be held in empty stadiums due to the COVID-19 pandemic even as foreign players were ruled out of the glitzy event till April 15 following government-imposed travel restrictions.

    Trump is set to land in Ahmedabad around noon. A road show and a huge reception is planned in a 110,000-seat cricket stadium, said to be the world's largest. Many roads were blocked off in Ahmedabad, shops shut and police stationed on rooftops and balconies. School children boarded buses bound for the stadium shouting "We love Trump." Others were carrying Indian flags.

    Addressing a rally in South Carolina on Saturday, the US president recalled the mega 'Namaste, Trump' event at the Motera stadium and said, "In India, I hate to say this to you, they actually have 129,000-seat stadium. Did you see it? The place was packed, and they did better than most." The US president and his delegation left India on the evening of February 25.

    ​​A bench led by CJI S.A. Bobde has sought suggestions from the bar on ways to ease the overcrowding and congestion in court rooms, which make it difficult for men and women alike to enter the rooms when their cases are called out. Dave said that status quo on the issue was untenable.

    The Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Kozhikode; Management Development Institute (MDI), Gurgaon and Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan’s SPJIMR said the sector recorded the biggest on-year jump in the number of offers during final placements for the Class of 2020.

    There is a clamour for increased government spending to give a thrust to the slowing Indian economy and spur private investment that has historically helped GDP grow faster than public investment. But public investment always comes with the risk of crowding out of private investment.

    As thousands of spectators continued to flock both the events, the tamers were awed by several bulls which were determined to not allow anyone to even come anywhere near them.

    The maximum violence was seen in Yavatmal where protestors vandalised vehicles and attacked shopkeepers. Following heavy stone pelting, policemen had to resort to lathi-charges thrice during the day.

    ‘The main purpose of the MoU is to review the existing ‘beat policing system’ of the state police and make recommendations for further strengthening of the system. We would also aim at strengthening the law and order and exchange research personnel and technical expertise’, said OP Singh, Director General of Police (DGP), UP in a statement.

    On Monday, GoAir cancelled 18 flights, attributed it to factors such as inclement weather, low visibility and anti-CAA protests in the country. IndiGo also has similar problems. Air India’s 12 A320 are grounded due to technical issues.

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