Mumbai local trains unlikely to resume services before November: Report

Vaccine development is a long, complex process. Unlike drugs that are given to people with a diseased, vaccines are given to healthy people and also vulnerable sections such as children, pregnant women and the elderly. So rigorous tests are compulsory. History says that the fastest time it took to develop a vaccine is five years, […]

San Francisco to Decide if 16-Year-Olds May Vote in Local Elections

Sixteen- and 17-year-olds are affected by local political issues as much as anyone. They also work without limits on hours, and pay taxes on their income, can drive, and in some cases are tried in adult courts. Sixteen- and 17-year-olds deserve the right to vote on issues that affect them on the local level. Further, […]

Covid impact: Chandigarh stops long route bus service to Punjab and Haryana

Chandigarh administration on Friday decided to stop inter-state bus service to Punjab and Haryana from June 13.The decision was taken due to a spike in Covid-19 cases in neighbouring states. The decision will be in force till June 30. As per decision, the buses of other state transport undertakings will also be not allowed to […]

Discord over state and local funds plagues coronavirus talks

“Unlike Speaker Pelosi, the American people know we can’t throw around a trillion dollars here and a trillion dollars there,” House GOP Leader Kevin McCarthyKevin Owen McCarthyMcCarthy told Trump trashing mail-in voting will hurt Republicans: report On The Money: Five things to know about the August jobs report GOP leader says he doesn’t want Chamber’s […]

Santa Clara County Files Brief Supporting Lawsuit Against US Postal Service Changes

Starting in July, U.S. Postmaster General Louis DeJoy began implementing a number of changes, including the dismantling of sorting machines in many locations and forcing postal services workers to stop using overtime hours, to leave on time even if there is mail left to be processed — which is a departure from what normally would […]

‘It’s a great service to the nation’: PM Modi urges people to go vocal about local

“But many countries that were behind us in defence production are now ahead of us. After Independence, we did not take the required steps or take advantage of the past experience but now we are making relentless efforts to become self-reliant in defence and technology,” the PM said.

Doorstep vehicle servicing: New business model expedited by COVID-19 lockdown

New Delhi: Abhiruchi Chatterjee, a Kolkata-based renowned Psychiatrist, who has been driving a Maruti Zen Estilo for the past seven years, finds it difficult to visit the workshop for vehicle servicing due to his busy schedule. When asked, if he would like to avail the doorstep vehicle servicing facility, which has been growing in recent […]

FM Nirmala Sitharaman unveils Doorstep Banking Services by PSBs, declares EASE 2.0 Index results

PSBs have massively stepped up to support the nation during the COVID-19 crisis. From different modes of staffing to remote working, 80,000+ bank branches were operational during COVID-19. Additionally, there has been 90% uptime of self-service machines during the COVID times and around three times increase in Aadhaar Enabled Payment System (AEPS) transactions through micro […]

Democrats fear Biden’s lagging Latino support could cost him

“The polls suggest he’s not doing enough,” said Fernand Amandi, whose firm conducted the poll of Miami-Dade voters. “That potentially could be offset by the very fact that, if Biden is able to overperform with white Anglo voters across the state, his erosion with Hispanics might not matter so much. But that’s a very risky […]

Dabbawalas urge Maharashtra govt to permit them local train travel

“We have been demanding financial assistance of Rs 5,000 per dabbawala from the state government, similar to what the construction workers had received,” Talekar said, adding that the proposal was discussed in the state cabinet and was still on paper.