india

Ujjain to reward for information on outsiders

The new SP, Manoj Kumar Singh, said name of the person who provides information about outsiders in a mohalla, colony or village will be kept a secret. In addition to the cash reward, the informant will also get a certificate, he said. Having recorded 45 deaths and 235 coronavirus cases in the district so far, […]

india

MHA issues new norms for releasing quarantined foreigners, Indians

The MHA also issued guidelines for the release of Indian citizens quarantined after foreign travel, saying they would be given transit passes to reach their homes, but would have to bear their own expenses. After several countries approached the Centre for evacuation of their citizens who are quarantined in different parts of the country, the […]

india

For migrant workers without ration cards, a food crisis looms

With no work, wages and ration cards to access subsidised foodgrain, activists and organisations providing free food have had to step in to stall the impending crisis for lakhs of the urban poor. Even as fair price shops turned away thousands seeking the much-awaited 5 kg of free rice on Wednesday, it was the lakhs […]

cities

Noida records 3 more cases, 2 in Ghaziabad

Officials said four cases so far have been linked to a Noida fire safety firm that was visited by a British national for an audit earlier this month. Three persons in Noida and two in Ghaziabad tested positive for coronavirus Friday. Till Friday evening, Noida had 18 cases, the highest in UP, while Ghaziabad has […]