SOCIAL IMPACT REPORT
RBI MPC may consider coronavirus impact on Indian economy: Report
The coronavirus outbreak has brought a large part of the world's second-largest economy China to a standstill and its impact has been felt across industries. On January 30, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak a global health emergency. The impact on India is felt through supply chain disruptions from China as well as regional players, who in turn are net importers from China.
China stocks cap fall on limited domestic impact as coronavirus spreads globally
CSI300's financial sector sub-index fell 0.3 per cent.
Indian Hotels says coronavirus impact will be clear in March
Chhatwal said the company would be able to brief on the impact on business in Ma...
Private market AUM grew by 10% to $6.5 trillion in 2019: Report
PE grew 12.2 per cent to $3.9 trillion, about 60 per cent of the total, the report said.
12.67 lakh new jobs created in December: ESIC payroll data
The report also showed that during the September 2017-December 2019 period, around 3.50 crore new subscribers joined the ESIC scheme. The NSO's report is based on the payroll data of new subscribers of various social security schemes run by ESIC, retirement fund body EPFO and the Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority (PFRDA).
Government wants social media companies to axe ‘skull-breaker’ videos
The social media challenge, popularised first on short video app TikTok, starts with three people standing alongside each other, seemingly ready to jump into the air all at once. However, the two people on either side try to kick the legs out from under the one in the middle, making him or her fall.
The world’s most polluted cities are mostly in India
Beijing -- once infamous for its toxic haze -- has reduced smog levels and dropped down a list of the world’s most polluted cities, falling to 199 from 84 three years before, according to the 2019 World Air Quality Report published Tuesday by IQAir AirVisual. In contrast, India still dominated its list of the smoggiest urban areas, accounting for 14 of the top 20.
Launch feasibility study for India-US FTA, bilateral trade aim of $500 bln by 2030: CII-USIBC report
The report has listed out interventions in 13 specific areas which if resolved, will provide a significant thrust to trade between the two countries by turning challenges into opportunities. As per the report, since country specific tariff exclusions or reductions are difficult, the only way to avoid product/sector specific market access skirmishes is by negotiating a broad trade agreement.
Xi Jinping says China facing 'big test' with virus, global impact spreads
In a rare admission, at a meeting to coordinate the fight against the virus, Xi added that China must learn from "obvious shortcomings exposed" during its response.
Coronavirus may drag global GDP by 1 percentage point if containment delayed beyond June: Report
The data shows that at least 220 Indian firms have legal linkages with around 350 companies in China. Of these 220 Indian companies, 58 per cent are in the manufacturing sector, 40 per cent are in the services sector and the remaining 2 per cent are in the construction sector.
J&K cyber cops question 10 over social media misuse
Over 1,000 social media handles were suspended and 10 suspects questioned for alleged misuse of social media in Jammu and Kashmir. The administration was in transition to resume communication and gradually relaxing norms. Filing FIR and ban on social media act as “deterrents to ensure peaceful and a law abiding society.
Family-run businesses put more focus on environment, social & governance issues
Family-run businesses are turning more conscious of environment, social and governance (ESG) regulations by being more compliant with environmental laws, turning green in operations, increasing diversity in management and improving their corporate governance. Family-run companies are also increasingly watching their carbon footprint.
European shares fall as investors stay wary of virus impact
The pan-European STOXX 600 index fell 0.5 per cent by 0803 GMT.
Coronavirus impact: TV prices may rise up to 10% from March
"By March 2020, TV prices will be increased by 10 per cent due to the current Coronavirus crisis of China, there is a major shortage of raw materials along with a sharp 20 per cent increase in open cell panel prices," Avneet Singh Marwah, CEO of SPPL said.
Coronavirus impact: Outbreak slashes China's carbon emissions; makes air cleaner
China's carbon emissions have dropped by least 100 million metric tonnes.
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