Masks, Special Separators In 1st Parliament Session In Covid Times

COVID-19: No all-party meeting ahead of monsoon session of Parliament

COVID-19: No all-party meeting ahead of monsoon session of Parliament

In view of the COVID-19 pandemic, the session will be held in two shifts - 9 AM to 1 PM and 3 PM to 7 PM.

The Monsoon Session will continue till October 1.

The government will introduce four ordinances as bills.

The total 11 Bills to replace ordinances are as follows: (i) The Farmers' Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Bill, 2020. The officials of the Delhi government's health department were there for collecting samples.

For the first time ever, LED screens in both Houses of Parliament will display real time transmission from the other House.

EU, China Sign Food Protection Deal Ahead Of Challenging Summit
Personnel exchanges must be resumed in an orderly manner, and the cross-border movement of goods should be facilitated, Xi said. The two sides agreed to speed up efforts to reach a deal by the end of the year, the China's official Xinhua News Agency said.

Several questions are expected to be raised on the imposition of nationwide lockdown restrictions from March 25, National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) guidelines issued by the ministry periodically, handling of lockdown by police, treatment of migrant labourers, individual restrictions imposed by various states and the stimulus package announced following the COVID-19 outbreak.

As many as five members of the Lok Sabha have tested positive for coronavirus ahead of the parliament session which is scheduled to begin on Monday. Given that MPs were sitting in the visitors' galleries too, Naidu asked them to raise a hand to be spotted when called on to speak even as Speaker Om Birla noted the high attendance despite the pandemic. Entry will only be allowed to those having a negative COVID-19 report and wearing masks will be compulsory. Frisking of people will also make way for touch-less security scanning, while thermal scanning will also be totally touch-free.

The members of the parliament were also seen marking the attendance through the "Attendance Register" App.

. Entire Parliament premises was sanitized.

A second Business Advisory Committee meeting for the Lok Sabha will also be held on Tuesday to decide the time allocation for various debates. The session will commence with both the upper and lower Houses paying obituary references to former President Pranab Mukherjee and other sitting and former members who have died during the interregnum period.

Recommended News

  • John Boyega Steps Down as Jo Malone Brand Ambassador

    John Boyega Steps Down as Jo Malone Brand Ambassador

    The film celebrated my personal story- showcasing my hometown, including my friends and featuring my family. This is not the first time Boyega was the victim of alleged anti-Black racism in China .
    Pfizer could have a vaccine ready by end of the year

    Pfizer could have a vaccine ready by end of the year

    In an interview with CBS, Bourla stated the company would know where it stands with its potential vaccine by the end of October. The companies have submitted an amended protocol for their trials to the US Food and Drug Administration.
    Kohli 'leading by example' as Bangalore seek IPL turn

    Kohli 'leading by example' as Bangalore seek IPL turn

    The IPL 2020 is slated to be played from September 19-November 10 in the UAE across three venues - Dubai , Abu Dhabi, and Sharjah. You will be playing in Dubai and Abu Dhabi which probably have bigger grounds, wickets are not as flat as Chinnaswamy.
  • Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade ‘re-imagined’ as television-only event this year

    Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade ‘re-imagined’ as television-only event this year

    De Blasio assured that people will still be able to feel "the spirit and joy" of the event that day both on television and online.
    'I can barely breathe': Lisa Curry's heartbreaking tribute to daughter Jaimi

    'I can barely breathe': Lisa Curry's heartbreaking tribute to daughter Jaimi

    In an attempt to lift spirits, he added, "If we're in the Titanic , I've got my arms around you, I'll carry you, bro". The Courier-Mail understands Jaimi was quietly battling an eating disorder before her shock passing.

    How Healthcare Providers Can Reduce Insurance Claim Denials

    And, it’s important to account for the time and effort spent by administrative staff handling these denied claims. They also have the potential to adversely affect patients’ opinions about the organization.
  • Hedge fund billionaire Steve Cohen reportedly reaches deal to become Mets owner

    Hedge fund billionaire Steve Cohen reportedly reaches deal to become Mets owner

    The Wilpon and Katz families have owned at least a portion of the Mets since 1980 and at least 50% since 1986. Cohen will need approval from 23 of 30 owners, but reporting out there indicates that's likely to come.
    Virus restrictions threaten Asia economic recovery in 2021: ADB

    Virus restrictions threaten Asia economic recovery in 2021: ADB

    The Asian Development Bank has said that India's economy will contract by 9% in the 2020-'21 financial year, PTI reported. Growth is forecast to accelerate to 7.7% in 2021, up from a previous forecast of 7.4%.

    Coronavirus: 208 new cases announced including 108 in Dublin

    A further 3,047 people are now under active monitoring by public health after confirmed contact with a positive case. Whitley County has 53 active cases, including five people isolated in the hospital, and 48 isolated at home.
  • YouTube is launching a short-form video format to compete with TikTok

    YouTube is launching a short-form video format to compete with TikTok

    Trump effectively ordered the sale of the Chinese company's USA operations by September 20, after which the app would shut down. YouTube Shorts is a short-form video experience for creators to shoot short videos using mobile phones.
    Smoke from west coast wildfires now stretching into GTA

    Smoke from west coast wildfires now stretching into GTA

    The Oregon Wine Board said that it is "too early" to access the damage caused by the fires to vineyards and wineries in the state. At a rally in Nevada, Trump blamed the way states have run the land, saying "it is about forest management".
    Google is announcing the Pixel 5 on September 30

    Google is announcing the Pixel 5 on September 30

    According to the invite, we'll be seeing a brand new Chromecast, an updated smart speaker, and the aforementioned phones. Livestream details are yet to be announced but it will most likely happen through YouTube.

We are pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news.
Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere in the site or in the newspaper.
Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.