Universities in Punjab to reopen from January 21
As per a statement, the Punjab Government has decided to reopen all the government, aided and non-aided colleges including all the government and private universities from January 21. All the higher educational institutes have to follow the guidelines issued by the Punjab Government regarding Covid-19 from time to time.
US Capitol lockdown lifted, fire nearby contained
Those who had gathered for a walk-through, including a military band, were directed to head...
European shares inch lower on lockdown worries
The pan-European STOXX 600 index fell 0.5% by 0804 GMT, set to end the week marginally lower.
UK economy shrank in November as new lockdown hit
Britain's economy shrank by 2.6% in November, the first monthly fall in output since the country was under its initial COVID lockdown last April as new restrictions were imposed to slow the spread of the disease.
Oil mixed as Chinese lockdowns raise demand questions
Brent was down 3 cents at $56.69 by 0133 GMT, after gaining 0.6% on Thursday. U.S. West Texas Intermediate crude was up 12 cents at $53.69 a barrel, having risen more than 1% the previous session.
Oil falls on renewed lockdowns, stronger dollar
Brent was down 57 cents, or 1%, at $55.42 a barrel at 1205 GMT, after falling $1 to a session low of $54.99 earlier.
England's lockdown could last into March says minister
Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced the measures, including school closures and a ban on leaving home except for exercise and essential shopping, on Monday evening.
Germany poised to extend coronavirus lockdown
Chancellor Angela Merkel and regional leaders are expected to agree to extend the restrictions when they convene on Tuesday. It is not yet clear how long the extension would last.
Tamil Nadu extends lockdown till Jan 31 but announces a number of relaxations
Indoor events can be held with 50% of total seating capacity or with not more than 200 people from Jan 1.
Air pollution in Delhi-NCR: Lockdown gains made and lost
"In Delhi-NCR, one of the major factors that led to the drop in pollution was a 97 per cent reduction in overall traffic and 91 per cent reduction in trucks and commercial vehicles entering the capital during April, as compared to the pre-lockdown months of December-January," the Centre for Science and Environment said in a report.
Lockdown restrictions in Maharashtra extended till January 31
"The state is threatened with the spread of COVID-19 virus. Therefore, to take certain emergency measures to prevent and contain the spread of the virus, the lockdown in the state has been extended till January 31," the circular said.
Maharashtra extends lockdown till January 31
Mumbai: The Maharashtra government has extended till January 31, 2021, the lockdown restrictions in the state on account of coronavirus. A c...
Implementation of lockdown, reopening of livelihood kept MHA busy in 2020
The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) got involved in a slugfest with Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress government in West Bengal over the state's law-and-order situation in the wake of an attack on the convoy of BJP president J P Nadda in the state.