COVID-19, Indian railways, latest news, passenger trains, freight, Metro

Indian Railways to run Special Parcel Trains for carriage of essential items in small parcel sizes

To ensure an uninterrupted and seamless supply chain of goods and essential commodities in the wake of COVID-19, Indian Railways is offering its unhindered services of Parcel Trains for nationwide transportation of essential commodities and other goods required to meet the needs of citizens of the nation. Transportation of essential items like medical supplies, medical […]

Coronavirus, impact, India, Business, latest news, Shipping Lines

Coronavirus impact: Shipping Lines advised not to impose container detention charges

Coronavirus impact has been felt by the shipping industry as well. Taking this into account, the ministry of shipping has advised the shipping lines not to impose any container detention charges on import and export shipments for the period from 22nd March,2020 to 14th April,2020(both days inclusive) over and above free time arrangements that is currently […]

Coronavirus, Covid 19, Pakistani Hindus, Christians, food, Saylani Welfare Trust

Religious persecution in the times of Coronavirus: Pakistani Hindus and Christians denied food

In the middle of the Coronavirus pandemic, Pakistani Hindus and Christians are tackling religious discrimination. The Pakistan Minorities Teacher’s Association (PMTA) shot a letter to the PM of Pakistan Imran Khan asking him to provide food urgently to Pakistani Christians as they are being denied food by welfare group Saylani Welfare Trust Korange (W/22 Stop […]

Coronavirus, India, advice, precautions, latest news, China

Coronavirus spreads: Government issues advice for travellers returning from China

An outbreak of Novel Coronavirus is on-going in China and exported cases have been reported from other countries internationally. Coronavirus cause illness ranging from common cold to more severe diseases such as Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS)-CoV and Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome(SARS-CoV). Hence the Government of India has issued the following directions for the travellers […]