TRUMP INDIA VISIT
Europe's virus toll surges, world plunges into recession
Europe has suffered the brunt of the coronavirus crisis in recent weeks, with millions across the continent on lockdown and the streets of Paris, Rome and Madrid eerily empty. In Britain, the men leading the country's fight against the coronavirus -- Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his Health Secretary Matt Hancock -- have both tested positive for COVID-19.
G20 in virtual huddle as coronavirus death toll tops 21,000
World leaders are to hold online crisis talks Thursday on the coronavirus pandemi...
US tops world in coronavirus cases, overtaking China and Italy
In the United States, more than 82,000 people have tested positive for COVID-1...
Saarc requests India to lift export ban on drugs
Hydroxychloroquine received global attention recently after US President Donald Trump made claims that the drug was effective on Covid-19 patients. India is the largest exporter of hydroxychloroquine in the world, and companies that ET spoke to also confirmed they had received requests to airlift the drug from India.
Explainer: Why are malaria pills being used against coronavirus?
Studies are underway in a number of countries, including China, France and the United States, to see whether the pills - chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine - may have a role to play in the rapidly spreading pandemic.
Covid-19: One third of humanity under virus lockdown
India's billion-plus population went into a three-week lockdown on Wednesday, with a third of the world now under orders to stay indoors, as US politicians agreed to spend $2 trillion to counter the economic damage of the coronavirus pandemic.
The clacking of Chinese plants returns as rest of world goes in Coronavirus quarantine
Employees are returning to work, production lines are starting to roll, even in epicenter of Wuhan.
PM lines up videoconference from home to tackle pandemic
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who has asked people to stay at home to save themselves and their loved ones from Covid-19, is emulating the same by staying put at his 7 Lok Kalyan Marg (LKM) residence for the past few days.
FDA lifts curbs on Indian maker of malaria drug touted by Donald Trump as a Covid counter
Hydroxychloroquine is being snapped up by medical systems at more than twice the typical pace as U.S. hospitals seek to build large inventories in anticipation of the medication’s potential use in patients with Covid-19.
What changed for D-Street while you were sleeping
Net-net, foreign portfolio investors (FPIs) were sellers of domestic stocks to the tune of Rs 2153.35 crore on Tuesday, data available with NSE suggested.
Trump didn’t calm the oil markets. Now it may be too late
Trump has yet to intervene, himself, despite saying last week that he might.
Over 1.5 billion globally asked to stay home to escape virus
The hunt for masks, ventilators and other medical supplies consumed the U.S. and Europe, as more than 1.5 billion people one-fifth of the world's population were urged or ordered to stay home Monday to try to blunt the spread of the coronavirus.
Covid-19 spread: India trying to get key items for masks, ventilators from China
External Affairs Minister S Jayashankar had a conversation with his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi on Tuesday to evaluate the effect of Covid-19 in both the countries.
Mumbai based IPCA gets a shot in the arm as USFDA suspends import ban for key Covid-19 drug
IPCA has a market share of nearly 70% of these drugs, as it is one of the largest suppliers of the active pharmaceutical ingredient of these medicines to several large multinational drug companies. Since the Covid-19 outbreak the company has supplied nearly 5 lakh tablets across the world.
Pharma, auto, electronics may get hit due to Covid-19: Piyush Goyal
Commerce and industry minister Piyush Goyal said that the outbreak of coronavirus may have an impact on Indian industries such as pharmaceuticals, automobile and electronics industries and cancellation of two prestigious diamond exhibitions in Hong Kong are few of the key reasons for decline of exports of polished diamond and diamond Jewellery.
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