People gather in the markets to buy essential commodities. (ANI)
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Long queue of vehicles at Delhi-Gurugram border as police personnel check IDs and passes of the people commuting through this route after the Haryana government sealed all borders with Delhi due to the increasing number of corona cases during a lockdown, in Gurugram on Saturday (Photo: ANI)
Long queue of vehicles at Delhi-Gurugram border as police personnel check IDs and passes of the people commuting through this route after the Haryana government sealed all borders with Delhi due to the increasing number of corona cases during a lockdown, in Gurugram on Saturday (Photo: ANI)

Lockdown eased: Here are ten new rules

  • Phased re-opening of all activities outside Containment Zones; Unlock 1 to have an economic focus
  • Night curfew to remain in force on movement of individuals for all non-essential activities from 9 pm to 5 am

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The guidelines issued by MHA allowed the regulating movement ‘based on reasons of public health’ and its assessment of the situation in that state. (PTI)
Trucks loaded with essential items stand parked outside a market
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Yes Bank, on Saturday, said that in a 28 May letter Madhu Kapur, Gogia, Gaurav Kapur and Mags Finvest have given their consent to reclassify their shareholding in Yes Bank as ordinary public shareholders (Photo: Mint)
Yes Bank, on Saturday, said that in a 28 May letter Madhu Kapur, Gogia, Gaurav Kapur and Mags Finvest have given their consent to reclassify their shareholding in Yes Bank as ordinary public shareholders (Photo: Mint)

Madhu Kapur and family give up as Yes Bank promoters

The Kapur family had finally managed to get powers akin to their co-promoter Rana Kapoor in terms of board control and selection of directors for the bank on 30 January 2019

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Punjab chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh. Photo: Sanjeev Sharma/HT
Punjab chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh. Photo: Sanjeev Sharma/HT

Punjab extends lockdown till June 30

Though experts have advised against opening of hospitality services and shopping malls in the state, CM Amarinder Singh says his govt will take into account the Centre's guidelines for lockdown 5.0

Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan.
Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan.

Madhya Pradesh govt extends lockdown till 15 June

The decision taken by the Madhya Pradesh government is crucial because the state has unilaterally taken the decision even before the Centre has issued guidelines for social distancing and lockdown starting 1 June

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi. (ANI)
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Another plane would be sent to Moscow to bring back the stranded Indians, according to the officials
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Tourism and hospitality accounts for over 40% in GVA in the services sector. Photo: iStock
Even before you arrive at the hotel, you will receive information in your Inbox on what to expect
In Maharashtra, over 8,000 patients were recovered in 24 hours (REUTERS)
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Indian Railways has already extended the advance reservation period from 30 days to 120 days for all 230 trains (PTI)
Sonam Wangchuk's video is set in Ladakh with the Himalayas and river Sindhu in the backdrop
Local demand within Kerala is heavily reliant on two sources, remittances and tourism, but both sectors have been hit hard. (AP)
Local demand within Kerala is heavily reliant on two sources, remittances and tourism, but both sectors have been hit hard. (AP)

Kerala to provide free high-speed internet connections to the poor soon

  • Kerala is the first state to declare the internet as a fundamental right of the citizen, Kerala CM said
  • K-Fon will be a major support for the government's efforts to develop Kerala as the world's leading industrial, educational and tourism destination, said Vijayan

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Relaxations may provide impetus for issuers to raise capital, especially from institutional investors, which, in turn, may trigger better economic performance of businesses and restore investor confidence. Photo: iStock
Relaxations may provide impetus for issuers to raise capital, especially from institutional investors, which, in turn, may trigger better economic performance of businesses and restore investor confidence. Photo: iStock

Opinion: Regulators can do more to help firms raise capital at this tough time

  • To revive IPOs, Sebi can look at reducing the minimum subscription requirements for fresh issues
  • Sebi could explore halving the time period for calculation of floor price from average of weekly high-and-low to 1 week

Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik.  (PTI)
Screenshot of the new Sodar app
The US is the largest source of financial support for the WHO, and its exit is expected to significantly weaken the organization. Trump said (AP)
The US is the largest source of financial support for the WHO, and its exit is expected to significantly weaken the organization. Trump said (AP)

'Not very happy': Trump strikes China over virus, Hong Kong and student visas

  • Trump has been expressing anger at the World Health Organization for weeks
  • US President that the US contributes about $450 million to the world body while China provides about $40 million

Maharashtra's COVID-19 count increased to 62,228 (Reuters)
Karnataka chief minister BS Yediyurappa (PTI)
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Hospital staff carry the body of a person who died of COVID-19 to a morgue in Mumbai (AP)
Buddhist followers wearing face masks attend a celebration ceremony for Buddha's Birthday at Jogye temple in Seoul (AFP)
Buddhist followers wearing face masks attend a celebration ceremony for Buddha's Birthday at Jogye temple in Seoul (AFP)

How coronavirus jumped from animals to humans - decoded

Researchers, including those from the University of Texas at El Paso in the US, conducted genetic analysis of the novel coronavirus and its similar variants in animals, and confirmed that its closest relative is a coronavirus that infects bats.

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