The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) vide Notification dated June 24, 2020 and the Ministry of Finance, June 24, 2020 has provided a much needed clarity and has given a legislative sanction to the income tax reforms inter alia proposed by the Hon’ble Finance Minister in light of the pandemic COVID 19.
The Kolkata Airport in a tweet today has stated that No passenger flights will operate to Kolkata from Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Pune, Nagpur and Ahmedabad between July 6 and July 19 on account of the rise in COVID 19 cases in the country.
The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India made an announcement on July 3 that it has cancelled the May 2020 Examination after taking into account the academic interest and health of the students amid COVID 19 Pandemic.
The Delhi High Court today has asked the Centre and Delhi Government to treat PIL as representation which has sought directions to make plasma donation mandatory from patients who have recovered from COVID-19.
The Indian Council of Medical Research has informed that it has partnered with Bharat Biotech International limited (BBIL) to fast track clinical trials of the indigenous COVID 19 vaccine (BBV152 COVID Vaccine).
The Supreme Court has directed the petitioner to make a representation before the government on his plea seeking directions to use of Indian Community Welfare Fund (ICWF) towards repatriation of the economically weaker Indian including migrant labourers stranded in Gulf countries.
As the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) does not seem to abate any time soon, the Central & the State Govts have been working continuously for re-igniting and jump-starting the economy and bringing about changes that makes it easier for investment to be brought in for manufacturing industries and factories.