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'No excuse' for countries that fail in contact tracing, says WHO chief Tedros

“Although many countries have made some progress, globally the pandemic is actually speeding up,” Tedros Adhanom said

30 Jun 2020 12:42 PM

Chinese companies take record 50% of global equity raising in first half of 2020

China-based companies sold shares worth $32.1 billion in January-June including multi-billion-dollar secondary listings in Hong Kong

29 Jun 2020 9:49 AM

Veena Das | The ‘new normal’ in healthcare a myth

Many patients from low-income neighborhoods tend to first access private providers, before turning to government-run facilities

28 Jun 2020 6:44 PM

CBSE class 10 exams cancelled, class 12 students will have an option: Centre tells SC

Top court was informed that students will have the liberty to opt either for exams or go with assessment process based on past performance

25 Jun 2020 3:36 PM

Trend is suggestive of pandemic expanding in India, experts point out

With more than 10,000 diagnosed cases every day in India and more than 500 daily in Telangana, the healthcare system will rupture soon

24 Jun 2020 7:16 PM

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Government relaxes manufacturing norms for PPE makers

The norms have been relaxed for filter half masks, surgical face masks and eye protectors by the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS)

24 Jun 2020 2:12 PM

Job cuts, salary reductions to have 'relatively low level' of stress on SBI: Chairman

As of now, only 21.8 per cent of the customers have availed the benefit of moratorium

22 Jun 2020 9:18 AM

ONGC may rationalise capex after COVID-19 impacts project execution

About 9 percent of the company's natural gas output was impacted by inability of customers to take supplies due to coronavirus lockdown

21 Jun 2020 12:37 PM

Ganeshotsav in Mumbai will be low-key affair this year

Brihanmumbai Sarvajanik Ganeshotsav Samanvay Samiti issued guidelines to more than 11,000 Ganesh Mandals in the city

19 Jun 2020 12:19 PM

SC: Moratorium means banks can charge interest but not 'interest on interest'

Solicitor General Tushar Mehta said waiving interest completely will not be easy for banks as they have to pay interest to their depositors

17 Jun 2020 2:46 PM

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India lifts export ban on hydroxychloroquine

Department of Pharmaceuticals banned the export of the drug in March as coronavirus outbreak disrupted supply chains

11 Jun 2020 2:00 PM

As facemasks become the new normal, fashion brands innovate with designs

From cute floral designs to quirky animal, shark, bird and geometrical patterns, these masks come with multiple design options

10 Jun 2020 8:15 PM

WHO says coronavirus pandemic 'far from over' as daily cases hit record high

“More than six months into the pandemic, this is not the time for any country to take its foot off the pedal,” said WHO Director Tedros

09 Jun 2020 1:25 PM

China urges citizens to shun Australia citing racial discrimination

Australian has been among countries pushing for an international investigation into the origins of coronavirus pandemic and responses to it

06 Jun 2020 12:46 PM

No new government schemes for a year, Centre cuts back amid COVID-19 crisis

Schemes that are already approved for the currrent financial year will remain suspended till March 31 next year or further orders

05 Jun 2020 4:25 PM

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PM Modi pitches for Made in India products in healthcare

Domestic manufacturers have started production of personal protective equipment and have supplied about one crore PPEs to covid warriors

01 Jun 2020 3:27 PM

Delhi borders sealed for a week, says Kejriwal, announces relaxations

There will also be no restrictions on the number of persons travelling in four wheelers and two wheelers, Kejriwal said

01 Jun 2020 1:36 PM

Infosys among UK firms accessing Rishi Sunak’s Covid19 job saving scheme

Infosys has furloughed 3 percent of its UK workforce

01 Jun 2020 9:28 AM

Mumbai's Ganesh mandal postpones Ganpati festival celebration

The decision has been taken in view of the health and safety of the public

26 May 2020 5:07 PM

K.C. Singh: Will Covid crisis lead to major changes globally?

The domestic political consequences for poorly performing leaders aside, the pandemic is exacerbating existing international schisms

23 May 2020 5:26 PM

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