Carbon-free hydrogen production needs multi-billion dollar subsidies to make it cost effective: research
Usage of carbon-free hydrogen is currently small and costs are high, slowing the deployment of hydrogen production, storage and transport infrastructure, which could help industries decarbonise.
Health Ministry clears decks for ventilator procurement
The government is expected to procure 30,000 additional ventilators from Bharat Elect...
Shutdown has given time to bring in resources, tech: K Vijay Raghavan, Principal Scientific Advisor
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Smartphone brands set to slash marketing spending by around 70% as coronavirus hits sales
Neil Shah, Research Director at Counterpoint Research added the pandemic will surely impact marketing budgets of brands as TV and digital ad slots will become expensive for next few weeks
Rupee fall adds to India Inc’s debt pain, likely to hurt balance sheets
Analysts on Mint Street are speculating that the currency may head towards 78 kind of level.
Lava shuts Noida manuacturing factory till March 25 under govt orders
According to company data, the plant has a manufacturing capacity of 3 million units per month while 2 million units are exported every year. Lava is the 5th largest feature phone maker globally according to Counterpoint Research.
Talking Stock: Hold Yes Bank, BoB; Exit NTPC on rise
For the next six months, what matters the most is risk to the economy and markets from the spread of coronavirus.
Centre backs vaccine trials to find a cure for Covid-19
The Centre has decided to encourage vaccine trials to develop any vaccine – an immune booster or a preventive one – to arrest infections caused by SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes Covid-19.
(Missing the) Message in a Battle
GoI has failed to ensure informed communication through identified experts who would be made available to mass media, especially TV. Most TV channels filled this gap with semi-informed commentary by celebrity doctors from branded private hospitals with very little expertise in the problem at hand.
106 new COVID-19 cases, six deaths reported from six states in last 24 hours: Health Ministry
The health ministry on Sunday said 106 new COVID-19 cases and six deaths were reported from six states in the last 24 hours.
Time spent on watching TV, with smartphone rises as people stay indoors: BARC data
For the week between March 14 to March 20, there was a 6 per cent increase in the reach of the television, while the average time per user went up by 2 per cent, the Broadcast Audience Research Council (BARC) India said in a statement.
DRDO helps with protective material, ventilator design
Top DRDO scientist AK Singh, who leads the Life Sciences Directorate of DRDO, told ET that scientists have been working around the clock to step in for assistance and labs as well as production units are being utilised to produce gear needed for healthcare.
‘Lockdown Districts’ now off Nielsen’s research list
In a letter to clients, including top consumer goods firms, Nielsen said it expects an impact on data granularity and delivery schedule and will initiate syndicated surveys, including a specific study on the influence of Covid-19 on consumer behaviour in many markets, including India.
COVID-19: IIT-KGP researchers develop hand sanitisers
Researchers from IIT Kharagpur have developed two different alcohol-based hand sanitisers based on WHO guidelines amid the coronavirus outbreak.
Sun Pharma to donate Rs 25 cr worth drugs, sanitisers to fight coronavirus
Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd has committed to donate Rs 25 crore worth of Hydroxychloroquine (HCQS), Azithromycin, other related drugs and hand sanitisers to support India's fight against coronavirus pandemic.
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