Working humans are so much more than “resources.” This is one of the central lessons of the current crisis. Caring for the sick; delivering food, medication, and other essentials; clearing away our waste; stocking the shelves and running the registers in our grocery stores – the people who have... Read More
New Delhi: In a major relief to the Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) cardholders stranded abroad, the Ministry of Home Affairs eased visa and travel restrictions imposed during coronavirus lockdown for certain categories.
The move came after Indian-Americans holding OCI cards voiced frustration over the government's temporary hold on long-term visas.
The MHA... Read More
Washington: The U.S. economy, frozen and enervated by Covid-19 shutdowns, is in the process of coming to life again. All 50 states have at least partially eased tight restrictions on businesses, with a mix of policies letting restaurants or stores welcome customers.
Just after midnight Wednesday, Connecticut became the final state to let... Read More
New Delhi: India's Health Minister Harsh Vardhan is all set to be the chairman of the World Health Organization (WHO) Executive Board.
Dr Vardhan, an acclaimed ENT surgeon, presently leads the national effort against COVID-19 pandemic. He will be replacing Dr H Nakatani who is the advisor for international affairs to... Read More
New Delhi: In the fourth phase of the nationwide lockdown beginning Monday, many restrictions have been eased.
In fresh guidelines, the home ministry gave permission to the functioning of all shops, markets and commercial establishments except those in malls; and eased curbs on private offices that were previously allowed to function... Read More