INVESTMENTS IN INDIA
Why India Inc needs to invest in resilience
The economic package announced by the Central Government may accord a momentary glimmer of light at the end of the tunnel. But industry leaders know that once the storm is over, it will be a long, hard road to recovery – and that it will take far more than building greater competencies in domain or technical skills, to get the job done.
India Inc fund raising falls 78%, PE investments plunge 40%
Private equity firms are sitting on a record pile of cash with a total $1.45 tril...
Lockdown not enough to curb the spread of COVID-19: WHO cautions India
WHO cautions India saying that lockdown is not just enough to curb the...
Zomato kicks off grocery deliveries in India amidst Covid-19 lockdown
The aim here is to ensure last-mile delivery of essentials to households in India during the Covid-19 lockdown.
Experts peg India's cost of Covid-19 lockdown at USD 120 bn
Analysts have pegged the cost of the COVID-19 lockdown in India at $120 billion or 4 per cent of the GDP.
India's ports in chaos as coronavirus lockdown hits operations
About $829 billion of goods traveled through India’s ports in 2018, according to data compiled by Bloomberg, the 13th most in the world. The country is also the third-biggest importer of crude oil and fourth-biggest of LNG, as well as a major buyer of coal and palm oil and an exporter of sugar.
India headed for rare quarterly contraction on coronavirus lockdown
With two of the three-week shutdown falling in April, gross domestic product growth in the quarter to June could contract about 5%, Prakash Sakpal, an economist at ING in Singapore, wrote in a note. The economy, which expanded 4.7% in the quarter ended December, hasn’t seen a contraction in at least two decades. India’s economy had contracted 5.2% on an annual basis in 1980.
Keep enough emergency cash, then invest in stocks: Ekansh Mittal on trading in times of lockdown
Nothing much has changed for Kanpur-based equity investor Ekansh Mittal (32) even though the ongoing 21-day nationwide lockdown has forced h...
Covid-19: Jain temples closed on occasion of ‘Mahavir Jayanti’ amid nationwide lockdown
New Delhi, Apr 06 (ANI): Jain temples are closed on the occasion of ‘Mahavir Jayanti’ in national capital on April 06. Shri Digambar Jain Ra...
DPIIT, Startup India seek innovative solutions from startups to fight Covid-19 crisis
It said that the challenge is open to all startups, companies, and innovators - whose innovation can plug the gap between the demand and supply of essential medical items to fight the Covid-19 outbreak.
India enters the day-5 of national lockdown
India on Sunday entered day-5 of its nationwide lockdown imposed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in order to combat the deadly coronavirus,...
Lockdown may not be enough to contain coronavirus spread in India: Rajan
“It may be hard to prevent infections from spreading,”the former Reserve Bank of India Governor said.
Covid 19 pandemic: Demand for similar steps in US after India lockdown
India's lockdown echoes in the US. A top American daily has now called for similar steps to be taken in the U.S to combat the Coronavirus pa...
Coronavirus has spread to 30% of India's districts
Government has been able to ascertain cases in 211 of 720 districts in the country.
India's coronavirus death toll hits 50
Latest data released by the Health ministry today put total confirmed cases in the country at 1,965 so far.
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