No e-pass required for vehicle movement during Maharashtra curbs: DGP

DGP in-charge of Maharashtra Sanjay Pandey on Wednesday said that no e-pass is required to be obtained for the movement of vehicles during the coronavirus-induced restrictions imposed in the state.He said that only those vehicles that are involved in emergency services and those private vehicles that come out with a valid reason are allowed to … Read more

White House to Lift Restrictions on Abortion Pill Access

April 13, 2021 — A requirement that mifepristone abortion pills be dispensed only in-person by a medical provider will be put on hold during the COVID-19 pandemic, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration says. The decision means that health care providers in some states will be able to prescribe mifepristone via telemedicine and mail the … Read more

What’s cooking at rate-setting review: Expect RBI to be more accommodative

MUMBAI: In a reflection of the uncertainty that surrounds policy making these days, economists now believe that the best course of action for the Reserve Bank of India’s rate-setting panel on Wednesday will be to reiterate its commitment to keeping monetary policy accommodative in the wake of a raging second wave of Covid-19 infections in … Read more

COVID Variant in UK Sparks Travel Restrictions

Dec. 21, 2020 — A highly transmissible coronavirus variant had been detected in the United Kingdom, leading Prime Minister Boris Johnson to shut down parts of the country and triggering other nations to impose travel and shipping restrictions on England. Johnson was holding a crisis meeting with ministers Monday on how to go forward … Read more