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Online exams discriminatory towards poor students: Kapil Sibal

Holding online exams will be discriminatory as students in remote regions have no access

28 Jun 2020 4:16 PM

WTO: Global trade set to shrink 18.5% in Q2

The global trade body said that in the first quarter, the volume of merchandise trade shrank by 3% year-on-year.

23 Jun 2020 3:26 PM

Coronavirus cases surge in US, but slow in China, South Korea

World Health Organization reported largest single-day increase in coronavirus cases, at more than 183,000 new cases in the latest 24 hours

22 Jun 2020 1:27 PM

PM Modi employment scheme Garib Kalyan Rozgar Abhiyan for guest workers

Centre is yet to clarify whether these skilled workers will be paid as per Minimum Wages Act or wages paid under MGNREGA provisions

21 Jun 2020 11:14 AM

House prices to fall in 2020 for first time in at least a decade: Poll

Several housing projects stalled as reverse migration of large swathes of construction workers out of major cities leads to labour shortages

19 Jun 2020 2:32 PM

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Swiss watchmakers fear job cuts as sales hit by COVID-19 crisis

Swiss watch exports plunged 68% in May

18 Jun 2020 2:40 PM

ADB slashes 2020 growth forecast for developing Asia to 0.1% from 2.2%

The ADB kept its economic growth forecast for developing Asia for next year at 6.2%

18 Jun 2020 9:29 AM

China-backed AIIB approves $750 million loan for India's COVID-19 response

The support to India aims to ensure economic resilience to prevent long-term damage to the productive capacity of the country's economy

17 Jun 2020 1:29 PM

Oil falls amid virus resurgence fears, rise in inventories

OPEC panel will meet on Thursday to further discuss ways to strengthen and review compliance to curb oil production and support prices

17 Jun 2020 9:41 AM

Coronavirus-hit Mumbai civic hospitals face 30 per cent crunch of nurses, ward boys

Deputy executive health officer Dr Daksha Shah, however, clarified that they have started the recruitment procedure.

13 Jun 2020 1:35 PM

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Economic fallout from COVID-19 could push more than billion into ‘extreme poverty’

The outlook for the world’s poorest looks grim unless governments do more and do it quickly, says a UNU report

12 Jun 2020 12:03 PM

Delhi Desperate: COVID-19 patients setting up ICUs at home

Many healthcare groups are taking advance booking of about 1.5 lakh to set up ICUs in just 4 hours at home

12 Jun 2020 10:21 AM

Lufthansa to cut 22,000 jobs as travel demand dips on COVID-19 woes

Lufthansa said it will operate about 100 fewer aircraft after the crisis

12 Jun 2020 9:07 AM

Vehicle registrations down 89% in May

For the first time, said FADA President Ashish Harsharaj Kale, the month of April witnessed zero retails

11 Jun 2020 3:33 PM

PMC bank scam: Bombay High Court seeks info on health condition of Wadhawans

The applicants claimed that there are no proper facilities in jail in view of the coronavirus pandemic

11 Jun 2020 1:14 PM

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Oil prices drop on concerns about slow demand, record US stocks

At the same time, gasoline stockpiles grew more than expected to 258.7 million barrels

11 Jun 2020 8:48 AM

Airlines heading for $84 billion loss in 2020, says IATA

With most of the world’s airliners currently parked, IATA said revenue would likely fall to $419 billion from $838 billion last year.

10 Jun 2020 9:18 AM

US economy entered recession in February

US gross domestic product fell at a 4.8% annualized rate in the first three months of the year

09 Jun 2020 8:48 AM

Global shares advance on surprise recovery in US employment

Labor Department’s employment report showed that jobless rate falling to 13.3% last month from 14.7% in April, a post-World War Two high

08 Jun 2020 10:12 AM

Japan's economy shrinks less than initial estimate but still in recession

Export-dependent Japan's economy had contracted at an annual rate of 7.2% in the October-December period

08 Jun 2020 9:32 AM

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