India enters the day-5 of national lockdown
India on Sunday entered day-5 of its nationwide lockdown imposed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi,...
C-CAMP accelerator shortlists four innovations to deal with Covid-19 spread
“Few key players from industry are in constant touch with C-CAMP ...
Tata Motors to hive off passenger vehicle unit
Tata Motors will turn its domestic passenger vehicle division into a separate unit and seek a ...
G20 leaders pledge USD 5 trillion, 'united' response to coronavirus crisis
G20 nations pledged a "united front" on Thursday in the fight against coronavirus, saying they were injecting USD 5 trillion into the global economy to counter the pandemic amid forecasts of a deep recession.
Government launches helpline for mental health issues during lockdown
"We are under a lockdown and behavioural issues are very important under such situations. It is a new process. If there are any behavioural issues, lack of understanding for that we at the National Institute of Mental Health in Bangalore in collaboration with all other institutes has been trying to provide guidance.
China bars all foreign nationals to curb coronavirus
The Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced that foreign nationals with residence permits will be prevented from entering the country starting on Saturday. All visa-free transit policies also will be temporarily suspended.
Trending stocks: United Spirits stock down 0.74%
The stock quoted a 52-week high of Rs 740.35 and a 52-week low of Rs 438.2.
Functioning of merged entity of PNB, OBC, UBI to be big challenge during lockdown: Official
The merger of UBI and OBC into PNB will lead to the creation of the country's second largest lender after State Bank of India, an official said. "Under the given conditions, the effective functioning of the merged entity will be a big challenge. The government has not given any direction so far in this regard," the UBI official told.
UN Security Council condemns 'heinous' terror attack on Sikh gurdwara in Afghanistan
The over two dozen worshippers were killed and eight others injured when a heavily armed suicide bomber stormed a prominent gurdwara on Wednesday in the heart of Afghanistan's capital of Kabul, in one of the deadliest attacks on the minority Sikh community in the strife-torn country.
NRAI writes open letter to malls; seeks temporary waiver of rentals
The industry, with an annual turnover of over Rs 4 lakh crore and direct employee base of over seven million, is in a fighting a grim battle for its basic survival amidst the Covid-19 outbreak, the association said.
G20 in virtual huddle as coronavirus death toll tops 21,000
World leaders are to hold online crisis talks Thursday on the coronavirus pandemic that has forced three billion people into lockdown and claimed more than 21,000 lives.
UN Security Council yet to discuss coronavirus crisis under China's presidency
The number of COVID-19 cases across the globe has skyrocketed to 531,860 and a total of 24,057 people have died so far. At 85,653, the US now has the highest number of confirmed coronavirus cases in the world, surpassing China and Italy. Nearly 13,00 people have died in the US due to the disease.
How coronavirus could affect restaurants and the culture of eating out in India
In India, deep-seated cultural prejudices about dining with “others” are likely to become exacerbated.
How ‘jugaad’ is helping government work amid coronavirus lockdown
A national lockdown in place, the finance ministry found itself wrestling with an unusual problem: The government printing press would not publish the amended finance bill passed by Parliament without getting written orders in physical form in hand.
Asia Pacific region not even moving in the right direction, UN body on Sustainable Development Goals
The real GDP per capita growth in the Asia-Pacific was more than double the world average in 2017, and at the same time, at least 18 countries in the region are experiencing less income inequality, the study noted. ESCAP warned that the region was unlikely to meet any of the 17 SDGs by 2030 without concerted and extra efforts from all stakeholders.
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