The Indian Ministry of Shipping has extended the current concessional rate of 40 percent discount for coastal movement of cargo and vessel related charges (VRC), for a period of further one year to clients for cargo being handled at Jawaharlal Nehru Port and Deendayal Port from/to Shahid Beheshti Port, Chabahar, southeastern Iran.
Businessman Harsh Goenka has shared a tweet of appreciation for a Jharkhand school where teachers have found a creative way to teach 200 students while maintaining social distancing amid the coronavirus pandemic. According to news agency ANI, government school teachers in Dumka's Dumarthar village have painted blackboards on the walls of houses so students without access to smartphones can attend classes too.
A matrimonial ad seeking a bride who is "not addicted to social media" has created a huge buzz online. While many matrimonial ads in the past have been criticized for being regressive and sexist, this one has gone viral for its rather unusual demand in a day and age where most people use at least one social media platform.
From masks to scarves and dupattas, people are using many things to cover their faces during the novel coronavirus pandemic. The health officials have made it clear that covering one's face is a necessity in order to protect oneself from the virus and people are implying to that.
India’s southern Kerala State has become the first to legally challenge a new controversial citizenship law in the country that is widely considered anti-Muslim and has triggered nationwide demonstrations.