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Relief for MSMEs: Centre waives off compound interest on loans during pandemic

Any individual/entity whose loan amount is more than Rs 2 crore will not be eligible for waiver of the compounding of interest.

03 Oct 2020 2:52 PM

Plasma therapy does not really help beat COVID-19, finds ICMR study

The National Task Force for COVID-19, a committee formed by ICMR to respond to the pandemic, has reviewed and approved this study, it said

09 Sep 2020 11:13 AM

Oil prices tumble $1 per barrel after Saudi price cuts

The recovery in oil prices has also encouraged some US drillers to return to the wells

07 Sep 2020 11:33 AM

Services activity falls for sixth month in August as COVID restrictions hurt business

Hoping to avert more economic damage, government said it planned to reopen underground train networks and allow sports and religious events

03 Sep 2020 3:04 PM

No idol immersion at public places on Ganesh Chaturthi, says Delhi pollution body

A fine of Rs 50,000 will be imposed on violators, DPCC said

16 Aug 2020 1:45 PM

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Banks sanctioned Rs 1.43 lakh crore loans under credit guarantee scheme: FM Nirmala

Emergency Credit Line Guarantee Scheme was launched to provide much-needed relief to the MSME sector to meet their operational requirements

14 Aug 2020 2:08 PM

Amid COVID-19 siblings refrain from visiting each other, rakhi sales see massive drop

Pepaa, a recycled paper product company, would normally get 15,000 orders but thi his year, the number came down to less than 5,000

31 Jul 2020 2:02 PM

Housing sales in April-June drop 79% in top 8 cities

Mumbai saw 85 per cent fall in the second quarter of 2020 to 4,559 units, from 29,635 units in the corresponding period previous year

28 Jul 2020 3:43 PM

Need to conclude free trade agreements with US, others: RBI Governor

Stating that recent agriculture reforms have opened new opportunities, the RBI Governor said the farm sector is emerging as a bright spot

27 Jul 2020 1:18 PM

If you're rich, spread wealth, not COVID-19

There have been several reports recently about how partying has spread the coronavirus around

19 Jul 2020 7:14 PM

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Japan holds sumo despite rise in virus infections

The tournament runs through August 2 at Ryogoku Kokugikan, the primary sumo arena at the heart of the Japanese capital

19 Jul 2020 3:28 PM

COVID out there? Here's what doctors suggest to stay safe

Those who have been ensuring proper care and hygiene have been preparing for the possibilities of a COVID-19 infection

13 Jul 2020 8:37 PM

Wilima Wadhwa | Foundational learning a vital need, in India and worldwide

According to Unesco, in the beginning of April 2020, schools had closed across 194 countries, affecting 1.6 billion learners

11 Jul 2020 7:10 PM

How world handled COVID-19: WHO promises 'honest evaluation' after Trump's criticism

The panel will provide an interim report to an annual meeting of health ministers in November and present a “substantive report” next May

10 Jul 2020 10:02 AM

AA Edit | The healthcare dilemma

If the government advice was so efficient, would it not use its own wisdom to achieve better results in its own healthcare establishments?

07 Jul 2020 5:44 PM

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Infosys brings back 200 stranded employees, families from US

The company brought these people back from San Francisco via a special chartered flight that landed in Bengaluru

07 Jul 2020 11:48 AM

H1-B visa suspension by US to have Rs 1,200 crore impact on Indian IT firms: Crisil

Visas used by Indian tech professionals were suspended by the Donald Trump administration as it looked to arrest the rising unemployment

06 Jul 2020 4:52 PM

India’s services sector activity contracts sharply in June

While manufacturing production fell moderately, edging closer to stabilisation, services activity continued to decrease substantially

03 Jul 2020 12:09 PM

US hoards global stock of COVID-19 drug remdesivir

The Trump administration has now bought more than 5,00,000 doses, the entire batch produced for July and 90% of August and September

01 Jul 2020 6:46 PM

Lalbaugcha Raja mandal cancels Ganesh Chaturthi celebrations

The mandal will not install the Ganesh idol this year, Lalbaugcha Raja Ganeshotsav Mandal's secretary said

01 Jul 2020 1:25 PM

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