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Strict measures needed to reduce new Covid-19 strains: Scientists

London, Jan 25 | With new Covid-19 strains reported from several parts of the world giving fresh threats to the fight against the pandemic,...

African nations urged to enhance Covid surveillance measures

Addis Ababa, Jan 24 | The Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) ha warned countries to continue enhancing their surveillance measures...

Ethiopia boosts health screening measures in airports

Addis Ababa, Jan 14 | Ethiopia is boosting health screening measures in airports to prevent transmission of new Covid-19 strains, an Ethiopian official has...

Germany imposes stricter Covid-19 measures nationwide

Berlin, Jan 12 | As Covid-19 incidences and death rates remain on a high level in Germany, stricter contact restrictions would take effect nationwide...

Washington tightens security measures for legislative session

Washington, Jan 9 | Washington Governor Jay Inslee said that the US state was tightening measures to ensure the safety and security of "Washingtonians,...

Portugal maintains strict Covid-19 containment measures

Lisbon, Jan 8 | The Portuguese government decided on Thursday to keep the most restrictive measures in force to contain the Covid-19 pandemic, extending...

Ireland announces extra measures

Dublin, Jan 7 | Irish Prime Minister Micheal Martin has announced a number of extra measures in an effort to stem the further spread...

Germany extends, tightens anti-Covid measures to Jan-end

Berlin, Jan 6 | German federal and state governments have agreed to extend the measures against Covid-19 until the end of January, as well...

SC to hear plea for urgent measures against Uttarakhand forest fires

New Delhi, Jan 4 | The Supreme Court will hear next week a plea seeking directions to the Uttarakhand government and the Environment Ministry...

S.African President imposes stringent lockdown measures

Johannesburg, Dec 29 | Due to an unabated increase in the number of fresh coronavirus cases across South Africa, President Cyril Ramaphosa announced the...

Egypt announces new restrictive measures

Cairo, Dec 28 | The Egyptian government has announced a series of new restrictions to control the spread of the coronavirus pandemic.The new measures...

In a bid to end farmers’ impasse, Puri cites Modi govt’s...

New Delhi, Dec 26 | Amid the month-long farmers' protests on the borders of Delhi against the three farms laws enacted in September, Union...

Africa CDC urges enhanced anti-coronavirus measures

Addis Ababa, Dec 26 | The Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has urged enhanced anti-coronavirus public health measures as New Year...

Turkey taking measures against large NYE gatherings: Prez

Istanbul, Dec 26 | Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said his government is taking all the necessary measures to prevent large gatherings during New...

HK tightens quarantine measures for visitors

Hong Kong, Dec 25 | Hong Kong has imposed stricter quarantine measures for visitors from places outside China as the city's Covid-19 pandemic situation...

GST Council’s recommended measures to curb fake dealers/invoice rackets notified

New Delhi, Dec 23 | Now GST registrations will have in-person verification before registration is granted to any applicant.The Centre on Tuesday evening...

Hungary announces new economic measures

Budapest, Dec 20 | Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban announced new economic relief measures to increase economy activity, as the number confirmed coronavirus cases...

Peru military to enforce Christmas, New Year lockdown measures

Lima, Dec 19 | Peruvian Army troops will be deployed to enforce restrictions on Christmas and New Year, as part of lockdown measures aimed...

Argentina extends Covid-19 preventive measures till Jan 31

Buenos Aires, Dec 19 | Argentina has decided to extend what it calls the 'Social, Preventive and Obligatory Distancing' regulations to control the spread...

Sweden announces new anti-coronavirus measures

Stockholm, Dec 19 | The Swedish government has announced tough new anti-coronavirus rules, including face-mask recommendations, alcohol sale restrictions and a limit on the...

Delhi Airport enhances precautionary measures during fog season

New Delhi, Dec 15 | The GMR-led Delhi International Airport Limited (DIAL) has enhanced precautionary measures as the yearly fog season commenced over the...

Myanmar extends preventive measures until Dec 31

Yangon, Dec 14 | Myanmar authorities have announcement the extension of preventive measures against the coronavirus pandemic until December 31.The Central Committee on Prevention,...

Estonian govt to continue crisis aid measures

Tallinn, Dec 9 | The Estonian government has decided to continue in the coming year to implement the crisis aid measures during the initial...

New Zealand unveils measures to improve security

Wellington, Dec 8 | The New Zealand government on Tuesday announced a series of initiatives in its response to the recommendations to the Royal...

HK to further tighten social distancing measures

Hong Kong, Dec 8 | Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam on Tuesday announced that in view of the worsening Covid-19 pandemic situation, social...

RBI proposes liquidity enhancing measures for RRBs

New Delhi, Dec 4 | After banks and NBFCs, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has now decided to facilitate a more efficient liquidity...

Andhra Speaker not enforcing Covid preventive measures: Naidu

Amaravati, Dec 3 | Telugu Desam Party (TDP) President and former Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N/ Chandrababu Naidu on Thursday alleged that state Assembly...

Palestinian PM urges serious measures against Israeli settlements

Ramallah, Dec 3 | Palestinian Prime Minister Mohammed Ishtaye has called on the donor countries to take more serious measures to boycott the Israeli...

Italy passes decree for new stimulus, relief measures

Rome, Dec 1 | Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte's cabinet announced that it has passed a decree to providenew stimulus and relief measures to...

Turkey announces series of new measures

Ankara, Dec 1 | Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has announced a series of new measures, including full weekend lockdown, to curb the spread...

S.Korea to toughen quarantine measures

Seoul, Nov 30 | South Korea on Monday announced its decision to toughen quarantine measures amid rising concerns over a third wave of the...

Myanmar extends Covid-19 preventive measures to Dec 15

Yangon, Nov 29 | Myanmar's national-level Central Committee on Prevention, Control and Treatment for Covid-19 has extended the period of preventive measures until December...

China to impose anti-dumping measures on Australian wine

Beijing, Nov 27 | China's Ministry of Commerce said on Friday it would impose anti-dumping measures on wine imports from Australia.The domestic industry has...

ECB introduces new measures to drive out discrimination & increase diversity

London, Nov 26 | The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has announced a series of new measures to drive out discrimination, some of...

HK tightens social distancing measures

Hong Kong, Nov 21 | Hong Kong has moved to tighten social distancing measures in response to a resurgence in new Covid-19 cases, with...

Croatia tightens Covid measures as death toll continues to surge

Zagreb, Nov 21 | Croatia's National Civil Protection Headquarters announced new measures to fight the surging spread of Covid-19, further limiting attendance at public...

HK to extend social distancing measures for 7 days

Hong Kong, Nov 10 | Hong Kong's Acting Chief Executive Matthew Cheung announced on Tuesday the city's existing Covid-19 social distancing measures due to...

Italian PM announces stricter anti-pandemic measures

Rome, Nov 3 | Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte has announced stricter measures to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus, after the country...

HK to extend social distancing measures for 2 more weeks

Hong Kong, Nov 3 | Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam announced on Tuesday that social distancing measures in the city will be extended...

Greece toughens restrictive measures

Athens, Nov 1 | The Greek government has announced tougher restrictive measures to control the further spread of the coronavirus, as the country reported...

Portugal announces new measures to contain second wave of pandemic

Lsibon, Nov 1 | Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Costa, after seven hours of a meeting of the Council of Ministers, announced new restrictive measures...

France’s Macron vows to take new measures to fight terrorism

Paris, Oct 30 | French President Emmanuel Macron condemned the "Islamist terrorist attack" in Nice and vowed to take new measures to fight terrorism."Tomorrow...

Croatia announces new measures amid rise in Covid cases

Zagreb, Oct 28 | Amid surge in Covid-19 cases, Croatia's National Civil Protection Headquarters has announced new measures.The measures include mandatory physical distancing, a...

Belgium to introduces more drastic measures against pandemic

Brussels, Oct 25 | Belgium will introduce additional drastic measures against the Covid-19 pandemic, including the extension of a nationwide curfew from from 10...

European nations tighten anti-coronavirus measures

Brussels, Oct 23 | Amid a resurgence of fresh coronavirus cases across Europe, several countries in the continent have tightened their measures against the...

OYO Hotels & Homes scales up sanitisation measures

New Delhi, Oct 20 | Scaling up its sanitisation measures amid the coronavirus pandemic, OYO Hotels & Homes has launched new hygiene initiatives.On Tuesday,...

Egypt reopens schools amid anti-coronavirus measures

Cairo, Oct 18 | Tens of thousands of schools have reopened across Egypt to start the new academic year while implementing precautionary measures against...

Singapore adjusts border measures for travellers

Singapore, Oct 13 | People entering Singapore with a recent travel history to Malaysia's Sabah state will be required to serve a 14-day Stay-Home...

UK PM to detail new Covid-19 measures on Oct 12

London, Oct 10 | UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson will make a statement to MPs on October 12 detailing new restrictions to slow the...

Merkel, German Mayors agree stricter Covid-19 measures

Berlin, Oct 10 | German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Mayors of the country's 11 largest cities have agreed that stricter restrictions are immediately required...

Business

RBI proposals to restrict land financing by NBFCs: Report

New Delhi, Jan 26 | The Reserve Bank's proposals on restricting specific real estate funding by NBFCs will significantly affect land financing by them,...