India made “strong progress” in the fight against malaria, recording the largest reduction in cases in South-East Asia from 20 million in 2000 to about 5.6 million last year, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has said. The World Malaria Report 2020, released Monday, said that in 2019, malaria cases globally numbered about 229 million, an annual estimate that has remained virtually unchanged over the last four years.
The Calcutta High Court on Tuesday ordered 145 private schools to offer a minimum 20 per cent reduction in fees across the board, while directing that non-essential charges for use of facilities not availed of will not be permissible.
The Calcutta High Court on Tuesday directed a 20 per cent reduction in schools' tuition fee in West Bengal during the coronavirus pandemic period. The court's order will be binding for all non-government aided schools in Bengal.
Kamran said in the past players had been banned for short terms of three to six months and even had their fines reduced for the same offence but in Umar's case, the PCB is not even satisfied with the 18 months ban on him.
An independent adjudicator had reduced Akmal’s ban from 36 months to 18 months after the Pakistan middle-order batsman appealed the suspension's length.
The study, published in the journal PLOS ONE on Thursday, found that physical distancing policies enacted nationally in 46 countries prevented an estimated 1.57 million cases of COVID-19 over a two-week period, representing a 65 per cent reduction in new cases.
The Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE) on Friday announced a reduction of up to 25 percent in the syllabus for classes 10 and 12 board exams in 2021 taking into account the learning disruption due to closure of schools during the coronavirus-induced lockdown.
Talking about plasma therapy in coronavirus cases, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal informed that number of deaths has reduced to less than half since the start of plasma therapy.
Australia's long-time batting coach Graeme Hick was removed from Langer's coaching staff on Wednesday.
The Australian cricket board has also slashed 40 million dollars from its annual budget.
Ambani's oil-to-telecom conglomerate has announced the sale of about USD 14 billion of assets, completed a USD 7 billion rights issue, and slowed the run rate of new investment by a quarter.
Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on Saturday said he is not in favour of a reduction in the minimum support price (MSP) for crops.
As a measure to clean up pendency in return filing, the GST Council has reduced/waived late fee for non-furnishing FORM GSTR-3B for the tax period from July, 2017 to January, 2020.
Reduction in GST rate and introduction of scrappage policy would help in reviving the commercial vehicle sector which has been facing headwinds for quite some time now
CWI adds it “hopes that these temporary measures will only be in place for not more than three to six months.”
While refuting the media reports that it has called for travel ban, Karnataka government clarified on Thursday that it has only has requested Civil Aviation Ministry to reduce the number of flights, emanating from Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan to Karnataka.
Central government is not cutting the pension of senior citizens or transferring the pension money to any COVID fund.
Celtic, chasing a ninth successive league title, were 13 points clear at the top of the Scottish Premiership when domestic action was postponed due to the coronavirus outbreak.
In addition, centrally contracted members of the England women's team will take a voluntary salary reduction in April, May and June.