P Chidambaram cites Joe Biden’s ‘unity over division’ remark, urges voters in Bihar, MP to take similar vow | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram on Sunday cited Democratic candidate in the US elections Joe Biden‘s remarks about choosing hope over fear and unity over division, to urge people going to vote in Bihar, Madhya Pradesh and elsewhere in India to take a similar vow. Besides the assembly polls in Bihar in three … Read more

NCPCR’s suggestion may push kids back into unsafe households | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: A social audit of 7,164 child care institutions in 2018-19 found more than 2.5 lakh children living in such homes and serves to highlight the large number of kids who might be adversely affected by the recommendation of the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) to eight states on restoration of … Read more

Mega government plan for rural tap water supply | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Setting itself an ambitious target, the government plans to boost the coverage of tap water connections in villages by a whopping one-and-a-half times (155%) by next year in comparison to the current financial year. This will be the biggest jump under the Jal Jeevan Mission, which aims to ensure universal drinking tap water … Read more

Cinemas can reopen with 50% seating from October 15 | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Further easing Covid-19 restrictions outside containment zones, Unlock 5 guidelines released by home ministry on Wednesday allowed state and UTs to take a call on reopening of schools in a graded manner after October 15 while cinemas, theatres and multiplexes can function at 50% seating after the same date. Students, however, will be … Read more