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Seafarers skipping quarantine leads to sudden virus spike in Hong Kong

After successfully tackling COVID-19 local transmission once, case numbers in the densely packed finance hub increased again this month

24 Jul 2020 3:16 PM

Brazil's Bolsonaro goes for bike rides, chats up with staff despite being corona positive

The far-right leader, who has been called a 'Tropical Trump,' has repeatedly defied social distancing guidelines

24 Jul 2020 12:44 PM

Israeli firm developing coronavirus breathalyser test

NanoScent, the firm making the test kits, said an extensive trial within Israel delivered results with 85 percent accuracy

24 Jul 2020 11:29 AM

Bajaj Auto focuses on exports as India battles COVID-19 pandemic

Between January and June, it exported 6,64,000 motorcycles while selling 5,89,000 in India, company data showed

24 Jul 2020 9:19 AM

South Africa 59% excess deaths imply hidden COVID-19 toll

Africa’s most industrialised nation is in the middle of a runaway epidemic of the coronavirus, with cases increasing by more than 10,000 day

23 Jul 2020 7:16 PM

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Daimler Q2 loss widens on weak demand

CEO Ola Kallenius said it had worked to preserve cash reserves during a difficult time and was seeing “the first signs of a sales recovery”

23 Jul 2020 3:26 PM

Kim Jong Un visits chicken farm, calls for improvements

He described the facility as a model for modernizing chicken farms in the rest of the country, which he described as 'backward'

23 Jul 2020 12:19 PM

UN annual meet to go virtual for first time in 75 years of history

World leaders will instead submit pre-recorded video statements for this year's landmark 75th session of UNGA

23 Jul 2020 11:49 AM

Chief Minister has become invisible says Tejashwi Yadav

As per an assessment more than three lakh people have been badly affected in around eight districts of north Bihar

23 Jul 2020 11:32 AM

Bajaj Auto reports 61% fall in June quarter profit

Its total revenue from operations fell to Rs 3,079.24 crore for the April-June period, down 60.29 per cent

22 Jul 2020 2:23 PM

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India lockdown dents CocaCola sales in June quarter

“Unit case volume declined 36 per cent driven by India and South Africa due to the impact of the coronavirus,” said CocaCola

22 Jul 2020 9:03 AM

Jubilant Generics gets DCGI nod to manufacture COVID-19 drug Remdesivir

On June 21, Hetero and Cipla and on July 2 Mylan were given permission to manufacture and market the drug on the same conditions

21 Jul 2020 10:01 AM

IndiGo to cut 10% staff, says CEO Ronojoy Dutta

IndiGo, which had 23,531 employees on its rolls as of March 2019, said it was flying only a small percentage of full fleet of 250 airplanes

21 Jul 2020 9:05 AM

Home learning, reopening schools especially hard in Africa

The schooling crisis is more acute in Africa, where up to 80% of students don’t have access to internet and even electricity is unreliable

20 Jul 2020 8:16 PM

Kissing etiquette: Japan nightlife sets its virus rules

Strategic testing in nightlife districts of Tokyo has revealed rising cases of coronavirus, predominantly among people in their 20s and 30s

20 Jul 2020 6:55 PM

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Australia might need weeks to tame the second wave of virus

Australia has recorded about 11,800 coronavirus cases with a death toll of 123, a fraction of what has been seen in other countries

20 Jul 2020 1:16 PM

Seven held for selling Remdesivir injections at higher cost

The officials said that each vial of the injection was being sold at 30,000 instead of 4,500

20 Jul 2020 12:50 PM

Bank employee unions demand 5-day working week, says COVID threat is haunting bankers

The Indian Banks' Association in January rejected the proposal for a five-day working week but offered a 19 percent pay hike to employees

20 Jul 2020 9:57 AM

Zydus Cadila to end COVID-19 vaccine trial in 2021

Cadila’s vaccine candidate, known as ZyCov-D, is one of dozens being developed around the world to fight the coronavirus pandemic

17 Jul 2020 3:24 PM

GoAir announces quarantine packages

The hotel quarantine packages start from Rs 1,400 and goes on to Rs 5,900 per person per night , from their station of origin

17 Jul 2020 8:57 AM

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