Tag: covid-19 crisis

Getting people vaccinated only long-term solution to COVID-19 crisis in India: Fauci

Getting people vaccinated is the only long-term solution to the current COVID-19 crisis in India, America’s top public health expert Dr Anthony Fauci said on...

India’s US envoy meets Dr Fauci, discusses Covid-19 crisis, new strains | India News

WASHINGTON: India’s ambassador to the US Taranjit Singh Sandhu held a virtual meeting with America’s top public health expert Dr Anthony Fauci and discussed the...

Covid-19: Australia to send oxygen, ventilators, PPE kits to India | India News

MELBOURNE: Australia will send oxygen, ventilators and personal protective equipment to India as part of an immediate support package to the country which is battling...

How to prepare financially for 2nd covid wave

The second wave of the covid-19 crisis has hit India in more ways than one. Equity markets are starting to take notice, displaying volatility reminiscent...

Transgenders from Tamil Nadu, WB sought most aid during lockdown | India News

NEW DELHI: In 10 months since the Covid-induced lockdown, the Centre has released Rs 98.5 lakh in aid for transgender people across the country. Through...

Covid-19 crisis to inflict massive downward pressure on wages in the near future: ILO

Informal workers’ wages have seen steeper cuts than formal workers in recent times even while states have deferred the minimum wage hike in the times...

RISE to the occasion: Capitalism’s purpose must benefit communities, says Mahindra Chairman

By Anand Mahindra There is a story from Indian mythology about the ‘manthan’, the great churning of the cosmic ocean. The gods and the demons...

GDP Truth: No, India didn’t do better than US did

The Indian economy contacted nearly a quarter in April-June, shrinking more than expected. After recording the first GDP contraction in more than 40 years, India’s...

Tax-related deadlines to keep in mind and finish tasks on time

Here are some deadlines you need to remember to complete your tax-related tasks on time. 15 August Last date for issuing Form 16 for FY20:...

BJP leader Narayan Rane revives his President’s rule demand, cites ‘failure’ of Maharashtra CM in tackling Covid-19 | India News

MUMBAI: BJP leader Narayan Rane on Monday reiterated his demand for imposition of President’s rule in Maharashtra over “failure” of chief minister Uddhav Thackeray in...

Know the process, tax implication and impact on corpus

As layoffs and pay cuts rise across sectors, a large number of people are dipping into their Employees’ Provident Fund (EPF). According to the latest...

Job loss most severe immediate impact of COVID-19: Survey

Job loss is the most severe immediate impact of COVID-19 crisis while lower economic growth and rise in inequality would be the long-term effects, according...

Will Pinarayi Vijayan’s handling of crises be enough to ensure a second term in office?

One of the staples of Kerala’s much-lauded handling of the Covid-19 crisis has been Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan’s daily bulletins. For the last three months,...

Make in Odisha 2020 still on track, says government

BHUBANESWAR: Make in Odisha, the state’s marquee event, will be held at the end of the year and there is no let-up in the state...

Tax relief likely on creation of ‘permanent establishment’

NEW DELHI: India will provide relief to overseas companies with global income that may be subject to tax here because the presence of their key...

View: India has been forced a reset by Covid-19, especially its political economy of reform

By Ajay Chhibber India’s goal of becoming a $5 trillion economy has been set back by at least five, if not 10 years. With its...

How does housing subsidy benefit you?

If you were planning to buy a house but held back in view of the ongoing covid-19 crisis, the government is willing to give a...

InterGlobe serious bidder, but Virgin may go to an Australian owner: Experts

MUMBAI/NEW DELHI: IndiGo co-owner InterGlobe Enterprises Friday confirmed it has shown interest to buy Virgin Australia, the 20-year old carrier that became one of the...

Covid-19 Impact: Companies looking to raise Variable Pay Component

Going forward, employees may see their pay packets having a stronger linkage with their company’s performance. There is a pay structure realignment happening as a...

View: With more open trade and investment policies, India could well emerge to be a post-Covid winner

By Vikram Nehru Covid-19 is a dark cloud that has suddenly descended on humanity. But even the darkest clouds have silver linings. Indeed, the Chinese...

advertising dues: Covid-19 crisis: Media industry urges government to clear advertising dues

Mumbai: Having witnessed a massive drop in ad volumes due to the Covid-19 crisis, there is a growing chorus of media voices demanding immediate clearance...

COVID-19: Govt tightens export ban norms for anti-malarial drug hydroxycloroquine

NEW DELHI: The government has tightened the export ban norms on anti-malarial drug hydroxycloroquine by including special economic zones (SEZs) under its prohibition ambit to...