When you keep scrolling through various digital platforms like Facebook, Google, or Instagram, you often miss some of the important news stories of the day. Hence, we present to you the top stories of the week — In Case You Missed It, a recap of the top 5 stories.
Punjab CM postpones University/College exit exams till July 15
Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh announced the postponement of exams for Exit classes in all the universities/colleges of the state till July 15. The final decision will be taken after the University Grants Commission (UGC) issues new directions/guidelines. To read more, click here.
Punjab and Haryana High Court announces order in the matter of school fees
Punjab and Haryana High Court announced the order on the matter of school fees this week. The schools have been closed ever since the coronavirus hit the nation. To read more, click here.
Extension of PM Gareeb Kalyan Anna Yojana
Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the nation this week and announced the extension of Gareeb Kalyan Anna Yojana. He also said that “We are entering Unlock 2 and the season of cough, fever and cold is also about to start. In such a situation, I urge countrymen to take care of themselves.” To read more, click here.
Guidelines for ‘Unlock 2’
The government of India announced the guidelines for Unlock 2 which will remain in force till July 31. As per the guidelines, the lockdown would continue to remain in force only in containment zones till July 31. To read more, click here.
India bans 59 Chinese mobile apps
The government of India banned 59 Chinese mobile apps including Tik Tok, UC Browser, and Shareit. The order issued by the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) stated that 59 apps that have been banned by the Government of India “are prejudicial to sovereignty and integrity of India, defence of India, the security of the state and public order”. To read more, click here.