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Spitting an offence: Section 51 of Disaster Management Act

The Ministry of Home Affairs issued guidelines for Lock Down 2.0 that was extended till May 3, 2020. According to the new guidelines, spitting in the public was made offensive under National Disaster Management Act. Highlights The guidelines also had made wearing masks in public places mandatory. Spitting has been made punishable under Section 51 ..

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Home Ministry issues Guidelines for Lock Down 2.0

On April 15, 2020, the Ministry of Home Affairs launched revised guidelines for lock down 2.0. The second lock down, also called the smart lock down aims to consolidate the gains achieved by the first lock down. It is to be extended till May 3, 2020 Highlights Under the smart lock down the public transport ..

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NCAER: COVID-19 Lock Down impacts 85% of NCR households

On April 13, 2020, the National Council for Applied Economic Research (NCAER) released its report on survey conducted in National Capital Region (NCR). Key findings of the survey According to the survey, 85% of the households in the NCR are heavily impacted due to COVID-19 outbreak. The survey was conducted through telephonic conversations. Around 1,750 ..

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COVID-19: What are Red, Orange and Green Zones?

On April 11, 2020, PM Modi interacted with the Chief Ministers of the states through video conferencing. During the meet, most of them favoured extending the lock down. Highlights As the lock down comes to an end on April 14, 2020, the GoI has been looking for ways to act then on. It has now ..

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