China: Beijing mandates Covid vaccines to enter some public spaces

The Chinese capital has issued a mandate requiring people to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination before they can enter some public spaces including gyms, museums and libraries, with exceptions only available to those who cannot be vaccinated for health reasons. The health app that shows a person’s latest PCR … Read more

Centre considers releasing GatiShaakti master plan in public domain

The Centre is considering releasing the GatiShakti national master plan in public domain, the commerce and industry ministry said on Tuesday. At the moment, only state and central government ministries and departments can access the portal to execute infrastructure projects in a time-bound manner. The government has already … Read more

CVC withdraws guidelines on public procurement as Centre issues new manual

The Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) has withdrawn all its past guidelines on public procurement procedures after the Centre issued fresh manuals on it, officials said on Wednesday. The move is aimed at having a single authoritative source of reference as procurement executives had complained of problems over the presence … Read more

Don’t stipulate solvency ratio for public sector general insurers: FinMin

The Union Finance Ministry has urged other ministries not to include solvency ratio criteria to government owned non-life insurers to participate in the tenders for general insurance needs. In an Office Memorandum, the Department of Financial Services under the Ministry of Finance requested other Ministries not to include solvency … Read more

Delhi LG Saxena seeks public opinion on meeting city’s water demand

Delhi Lieutenant Governor VK Saxena on Monday invited suggestions from the public to make the national capital self-sufficient in meeting drinking water demand. The LG said Delhi’s water demands are unsustainable and there is a shortage of around 280 million gallons a day (MGD) of drinking water in the … Read more

Latest Live news: PM Modi to address public meeting in Hyderabad today

Latest Live news updates: The two-day National Executive meeting of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Hyderabad will conclude on Sunday as the party leaders on Saturday discussed the upcoming state elections. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address a public meeting on Sunday after the national executive will conclude.  The rebel Shiv Sena MLAs, who … Read more

Howard Levitt: Why a good lawyer never ignores the court of public opinion

Breadcrumb Trail Links Legal Post FP Work Choosing to not respond to media inquiries should be a deliberate decision rather than one of invariable policy, otherwise, the media will define your case and your client to the public Photo by Chris Ryan Article content What role can the media play in courtroom strategy? Or, to … Read more

Public WiFi zones activated at 3 locations for Amarnath pilgrims in Jammu

In a bid to facilitate Amarnath pilgrims to stay connected with their families back home, the Jammu Smart City Limited (JSCL) on Saturday set up WiFi zones at three vital locations including the base camp Bhagwati Nagar here, an official said. The two other locations where the WiFi zones … Read more