National Gallery of Modern Art Celebrates 66th Foundation Day

The National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA) is celebrating its 66th Foundation Day, amid the COVID-19 lockdown, with a virtual tour of its repository of several thousand artworks. Virtually recreated to represent the Gallery’s four levels, the virtual tour has plenty to explore and ponder over. “Due to Coronavirus, visitors cannot come to us, but

RAI Launches ‘Food Soldier Project’

The Retailers Association of India (RAI) has partnered with the Centre and other players in the retail and food segment to launch, the ‘Food Soldier Project’, an initiative to ease supply of essential products in the wake of the ongoing nation-wide lockdown. “‘Food Soldiers’ are all those individuals engaged in the supply, storage, retail and

India Calls to Enhance Access to Medicine

India has called for working towards creating a global framework for further enhancing affordable access to medicines for fighting pandemics and facilitating easier movement of health professionals across national borders. Accordingly, Minister of Commerce and Industry Piyush Goyal in his interventions at the recently held meeting of the Trade and Investment Ministers of the G20

Indian Assistant Secretary Resigns

An Indian Assistant Secretary General dealing with the UN pension fund investments resigned for “personal and family reasons,” a spokesperson said on Monday. Stephane Dujarric, the spokesperson for Secretary General Antonio Guterres, giving the reason for Sudhir Rajkumar’s sudden resignation, said Guterres has accepted his resignation during “a unique and difficult time in the financial

Kerala Medics Will Observe State Wide Black Day

The Kerala Government Medical Officers Association (KGMOA) on Tuesday said that they will observe a state wide black day on Wednesday. They will work wearing black badges to protest the decision of the State government asking to issue certificates for supply of liquor to those showing withdrawal symptoms. Speaking to the media KGMOA office bearer

Tablighi Jamaat’s Religious Gatherings Lead to Several Infections

In a strange pattern, members of Tablighi Jamaat, an Islamic proselytizing group, have been found unrestrainedly preaching in large religious gatherings amid the coronavirus pandemic restrictions in several countries in Asia, leading to hundreds of infections… Reports Asian Lite News Every year in February and March, over a million Islamic preachers from around the world

Priyanka Hails Congress’ COVID19 Preparedness

Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Tuesday hailed the work done by the party governments in Punjab, Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh to combat the spread of the novel coronavius (COVID-19). In a tweet, Gandhi said, “Governments of Punjab, Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh have been fully prepared to face this crisis. Ration is being provided at door