Centre invites suggestions for proposed amendment to PDPP Act | India News – Times of India

Centre invites suggestions for proposed amendment to PDPP Act | India News - Times of India

[ad_1] PUNE: The ministry of Home Affairs has invited suggestions for proposed amendments in the Prevention of Damage to Public Property (PDPP) Act, 1984. The proposed amendments seek to deter the prospective violators from vandalizing and destroying public/private property during agitations and other forms of protests. The proposed amendments will also deter the office-bearers of … Read more

Lilavati hospital’s former trustee arrested in foreign exchange violation case | India News – Times of India

Lilavati hospital's former trustee arrested in foreign exchange violation case | India News - Times of India

[ad_1] MUMBAI: Enforcement Directorate on Wednesday arrested a former trustee of Lilavati hospital in connection with a foreign exchange violation case. “We have arrested Kishore Mehta in connection with foreign transaction of $20 million by allegedly violating foreign exchange rules,” said an ED official. Mehta committed the alleged violation through his diamond firm. He is … Read more

Cooch Behar killings: Mamata Banerjee questions central forces, orders CID probe | India News – Times of India

Cooch Behar killings: Mamata Banerjee questions central forces, orders CID probe | India News - Times of India

NEW DELHI: West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday questioned the central forces’ version of firing on voters in self-defence in Cooch Behar. As many as four persons were killed by gunfire in election-related violence at two polling stations in the state, police said. Mamata said her government will initiate a CID probe into … Read more

Jharkhand tightens Covid restrictions; no physical classes in schools | India News – Times of India

Jharkhand tightens Covid restrictions; no physical classes in schools | India News - Times of India

[ad_1] RANCHI: In view of the surge in Covid-19 cases, the Jharkhand government has tightened its restrictions. An official order by the state government said all shops, restaurants, clubs shall not remain open after 8pm. However, take-home/ home delivery shall be permitted. Not more than 5 people shall congregate at public places, it said. All … Read more

Covid taught us to value people and things we usually take for granted: PM Modi | India News – Times of India

Covid taught us to value people and things we usually take for granted: PM Modi | India News - Times of India

[ad_1] NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi told students not to fear exams while urging that one should not create pressure around students. Going beyond exam, the PM also said that the Covid-19 came as a life lesson for us. Modi also advised parents not to unwittingly make children “instruments” of fulfilling their dreams and … Read more

Output of govt functionaries increased during work from home: Jitendra Singh | India News – Times of India

Output of govt functionaries increased during work from home: Jitendra Singh | India News - Times of India

[ad_1] NEW DELHI: Work For Home (WFH) protocol developed by the department of personnel and training (DoPT) for functioning of Central government offices during Covid lockdown was so successful that many a time, the work output was even more than in normal circumstances because government functionaries were working online even on the weekdays or holidays, … Read more

Covid-19: Government asks drug makers to ramp up Remdesivir production to full capacity | India News – Times of India

Covid-19: Government asks drug makers to ramp up Remdesivir production to full capacity | India News - Times of India

[ad_1] NEW DELHI: The government on Wednesday said that all seven manufacturers of Remdesivir in the country have been asked to ramp up production to full capacity by next week. The direction comes against reports of shortages of the critical drug. Remdesivir is considered as a key antiviral drug in the fight against COVID-19, especially … Read more