NASCAR reinstating indoor mask policy amid COVID-19 delta spread

NASCAR reinstating indoor mask policy amid COVID-19 delta spread

NASCAR is revising its COVID-19 protocols and will again require all teams and staff to wear masks indoors regardless of their vaccination status. NASCAR began easing mask restrictions following the Cup Series Toyota 500 at Darlington Raceway. (Chris Graythen/Getty Images) The new rules go into effect at the upcoming race weekend at Watkins Glen in … Read more

Indian Navy Deploys Warships in South China Sea as Part of ‘Act East’ Policy

Indian Navy Deploys Warships in South China Sea as Part of 'Act East' Policy

India is sending a naval task force to the South China Sea this month to expand security ties with friendly countries, officials said on Wednesday, signalling its intent to play a bigger role in regional efforts to counter China. The Indian military has been traditionally wary of antagonising China but the mood has hardened following … Read more

Twitter Has Not Shared Specific Details of Policy to Tag Tweets as Manipulated Media: Govt

Twitter Has Not Shared Specific Details of Policy to Tag Tweets as Manipulated Media: Govt

The tweets of BJP leaders Sambit Patra, Vinay Sahasrabuddhe and Sunil Deodhar on an alleged tool-kit of the Congress party were tagged as ‘manipulated media’ by Twitter. Twitter labelling tweets of multiple BJP leaders as ‘manipulated media’ last May had created a furore with the government officially taking up the matter with the social media … Read more

Psaki Criticises Policy In States Blocking Masks

The court sought the law ministry’s response after going through a statement by the World Health Organisation, which has declared virginity testing as unscientific, medically unnecessary and unreliable.

The court sought the law ministry’s response after going through a statement by the World Health Organisation, which has declared virginity testing as unscientific, medically unnecessary and unreliable. Washington, Aug 3 (AP) White House press secretary Jen Psaki criticised policies in states such as Texas and Florida that have moved to block employers and proprietors … Read more

Delhi Approves Policy for Providing Incentives to Private Sector to Set Up Oxygen Plants

Delhi Approves Policy for Providing Incentives to Private Sector to Set Up Oxygen Plants

Delhi battled an acute shortage of oxygen in April and May as hospitals in the capital sent out SOS calls to authorities to replenish their dwindling stocks. To prevent a repeat of the oxygen crisis, the city government is in the process of installing oxygen generation plants and increasing hospital beds to accommodate 37,000 cases … Read more

Policy ignition: India’s satellite navigation sector set for higher growth trajectory – Times of India

Policy ignition: India's satellite navigation sector set for higher growth trajectory - Times of India

BENGALURU: India’s satellite based navigation and augmentation services sector appears headed for a higher growth trajectory with the proposed ignition of a policy push towards effective development, operation and maintenance of such systems. The Department of Space (DoS) plans to devise a “comprehensive and substantive” national policy for satellite based navigation — the Indian Satellite … Read more

RSS Seeks Population Policy in Uttarakhand on Lines of UP, Assam to Ensure ‘Demographic Balance’: Report

RSS Seeks Population Policy in Uttarakhand on Lines of UP, Assam to Ensure 'Demographic Balance': Report

In a recent meeting of the BJP and RSS in Uttarakhand, a population control policy similar to Assam and Uttar Pradesh was proposed in order to ensure “demographic balance”. According to an exclusive report by The Indian Express, RSS claimed that the Muslim population has increased — particularly in Dehradun, Haridwar, Udham Singh Nagar and … Read more

MSMEs need most policy attention, govt to do whatever required to promote sector: Niti Aayog VC – Times of India

MSMEs need most policy attention, govt to do whatever required to promote sector: Niti Aayog VC - Times of India

NEW DELHI: The MSME sector needs most policy attention, and the government will continue to do whatever is required to promote the sector, Niti Aayog vice-chairman Rajiv Kumar said on Friday. Speaking at a virtual event organised by the Institute for Studies in Industrial Development (ISID), Kumar said the government and the Reserve Bank of … Read more

Will completely implement new education policy by 2025: Manohar Lal Khattar | India News – Times of India

Will completely implement new education policy by 2025: Manohar Lal Khattar | India News - Times of India

CHANDIGARH: Haryana chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Friday said the state government will completely implement the new National Education Policy by 2025 and try to bring the school dropout rate to zero. According to an official statement, Khattar said this launching the NEP-2020 in the state. He was addressing the gathering, including academics and … Read more

HC to Hear in Aug Appeals of FB, WhatsAPP Pleas in Privacy Policy Matter

HC Asks Centre, Delhi Govt to Respond to Plea Not to Use Derogatory Word on Caste Certificates

The Delhi High Court Friday said it will hear on August 27 the appeals of Facebook and WhatsApp against its single-judge order dismissing their pleas against the probe Competition Commission of India (CCI) ordered into the instant messaging app’s new privacy policy. A bench of Chief Justice D N Patel and Justice Jyoti Singh listed … Read more

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