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Here's Updated Guidelines For COVID-19 By MoHFW

Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) has released updated guidelines for COVID-19. As per the released guidelines on July 19, the ministry removed the random Coronavirus testing for international arrivals. In addition, the requirement of RT-PCR testing has also been dropped by the ministry, in effect from July 20 midnight. The updated guidelines came after a significant drop in COVID-19 cases, but ministry asked to follow… read-more

Wed, 19 Jul 2023 - 05:55 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Covid-19, new guidelines, pandemic, MoHFW, RT-PCR

Courtesy: The Economic Times


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GoI Imposes New COVID-19 Rules From Today

Amid a decline in COVID-19 cases worldwide, the Government of India (GoI,) issued new guidelines for those travelling to India from abroad. As per the new rules, signing 'Air Suvidha' form and mandate of pre-departure COVID-19 test is not required for those travelling from six countries. However, the random 2% testing of international passengers and arrivals from foreign countries will be same, in effect from February 13, 11 AM.

Mon, 13 Feb 2023 - 09:30 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: GoI, Air Travel, new guidelines, Covid-19, union ministry, International

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Airlines Passengers

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DCGA Issues Guidelines For Airlines For Disabled Persons Onboard

The Director General of Civil Aviation (DCGA) issued guidelines for airlines, in India after a recent incident of onboard refusal to a disabled passenger. On July 22, the DCGA said, "Under the amended rule, Airline shall not refuse carriage of any person on the basis of disability and/or reduced mobility if it happens then airlines have informed the passenger with a disability in writing with the reason therein immediately".

Sat, 23 Jul 2022 - 10:05 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: DCGA, Airlines , Disabled Passengers, Indian Airlines, new guidelines

Courtesy: ANI

Work From Home

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Union Commerce Ministry Announces New Guidelines For WFH In Companies Across India

New set of guidelines for work from home (WFH) in organizations across India was released by Union Commerce Ministry on July 19. In accordance with the regulations, WFH is permitted for up to one year in Special Economic Zones (SEZ) unit and can be expanded to 50% employees. Employees of IT/ITeS SEZ units, temporarily disabled, who are traveling, and who are working offsite are included in the group of workers. 

Wed, 20 Jul 2022 - 12:30 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Work From Home, Union Commerce Ministry, Special Economic Zones, employees, new guidelines

Courtesy: DNA INDIA

OPD patients

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Union Govt Issues Fresh Guidelines To Avail OPD Facilities By Pensioners

The GOI issued fresh instructions under the CGHS for pensioners, to avail OPD facilities and Fixed Medical Allowance (FMA) on March 24. As per the new instructions, a new procedure lay out has been announced to change FMA to OPD, once in lifetime. Now, pensioner needs to submit document to CGHS bank for discontinuation of FMA to avail OPD, vice-versa. After receiving application, the authority will issue a CGHC certificate.

Thu, 24 Mar 2022 - 04:22 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: CGHS, opd, FMA, new guidelines, Union government

Courtesy: ANI

Airport rush

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Govt Issues Revised Guidelines For International Travelers With Relaxations

Coming as a relief to international passengers traveling to India, the Government allowed 14 days self monitoring. Previously, travelers needed to undergo a seven-day mandatory quarantine which has now been changed. In addition, they also have a choice to upload full vaccination certificate, from selected 82 countries along with RT-PCR negative reports (taken 72 hours prior). The new revised guidelines for international travelers will come in… read-more

Thu, 10 Feb 2022 - 04:24 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: International Travelers, new guidelines, Covid-19, Travelers, Ministry of Home Affairs

Electric vehicles

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Govt Revises EV Rules, Allows Charging From Existing Power Connection

The Union Government revised rules of Electric Vehicle (EV) charging. Issued on January 17, as per new rules, EV owners are now allowed to charge their EVs using existing power connection at homes/offices. In addition, the Centre also approved government land allotment to private entities (with highest bid) to set up Public Charging Stations (PCS) for EVs, in phases. Notably, EV sales are expected to increase by 2030.

Mon, 17 Jan 2022 - 03:58 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Electric Vehicles, Government of India, PCS, new guidelines, Minister

Courtesy: Hindustan Times


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2 Cases Of New COVID Strain Found In Karnataka; TAC Says There Is 'Nothing To Panic'

According to reports, Karnataka government is considering enforcing new rules in light of the discovery of novel COVID-19 variant AY.4.2. Technical-Advisory-Committee (TAC) refuted all claims indicating that the state may be placed under lockdown. TAC Chairman Dr. M K Sudarshan stated that there is "nothing to panic." Two cases of AY 4.2 had been discovered in BBMP region and that all of the patients' contacts have recovered from the virus… read-more

Fri, 29 Oct 2021 - 09:24 AM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Covid-19, NEW VARIANT, Karnataka, new guidelines

Courtesy: DNA INDIA

A Vintage Vehicle

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Govt: Vehicles Older than 50 years To be Considered Vintage

The Indian government in its new notification on July 15 revealed that vehicles that are older than 50 years from the date of registration will be considered as vintage. Moreover, registration for the new vehicle will cost Rs 20,000 and will be valid for 10 years and re-registration will cost Rs 25,000, valid for 5 years. Besides, Vintage vehicles can also not be used for Comercial and regular purposes.

Sun, 18 Jul 2021 - 08:35 PM / by Brijesh Goswami

Tags: Vintage Vehicle, New rule of vintage vehicle, vintage vehicle registration, new guidelines

Courtesy: Auto Car India