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Tamil Nadu Promulgates Ordinance to Ensure Dignified Burial/ Cremation

After a series of incidents where locals protested against the burial of COVID-19 victims, the Tamil Nadu government promulgated an ordinance which makes blocking such burials/ cremation a criminal offence. About the Incidents In April, ..

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Saudi Arabia Abolishes Flogging as a Punishment

The Supreme Court of Saudi Arabia recently abolished flogging as a punishment in the country. This is seen as the latest in a series of measures to reform the orthodox government. Flogging in Saudi Arabia ..

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Government Declares Banking Services as Public Utility Service

The government recently notified that the banking services would be categorised as a public utility service for the next 6 months. About Banking services are to be categorised as public utility services till the 21st ..

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Government launches surveillance apps to tackle COVID-19

The government has launched the Aarogya Sethu mobile app to help with the fight against COVID-19. Earlier, it had launched the Corona Kavach app. Aarogya Sethu App The Aarogya Sethu app was launched by the ..

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Punjab Village and Small Towns Act invoked in Panchkula

A British era law was recently invoked in Panchkula to help with enforcing the quarantining and social distancing measures. About the Act The Punjab Village and Small Towns Act was enacted during the British colonial ..

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