June 24, Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee announced the extension of the lockdown in the state till July 31, as a curbing measure against the COVID-19 pandemic. The ongoing lockdown in the state was originally supposed to end on June 30. [...]
On the contrary, Telangana, Tamil Nadu and Puducherry have canceled the Class X exams and decided to promote the candidates to the next level in view of the pandemic. [...]
An Indian restaurant owned by a Sikh man was broken into and vandalised at Sante Fe city in the US state of New Mexico. Hate messages were painted with derogatory slurs on the walls of the restaurant. [..]
Kolkata: On June 22, The Hindu (run by The Hindu Group, a subsidiary of Kasturi & Sons Limited) communicated, via various channels, to around 100 of its employees across multiple bureaus, asking them to resign or face termination, citing the losses incurred during the COVID-19 pandemic as the reason. Newshound India Foundation has accessed a copy of the termination notice.
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