Tag: covid-19 lockdown

Spike in counterfeiting of PPE kits, sanitisers during COVID lockdown: Report

The COVID-19 lockdown witnessed a sharp spike in counterfeiting incidents in pharmaceutical products, especially PPE kits and sanitisers, as per a report by industry body...

New strain responsible for Covid surge in North East India, say experts

While experts are trying to identify the causes which led to the huge surge of Covid-19 positive cases in Northeast India during the second wave,...

Migrant workers issue: SC asks states & UTs to file affidavits giving details of records maintained | India News

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court Friday directed the states and Union Territories (UTs) to file affidavits within three weeks giving details of the “mode and...

Blanket moratorium extension till December not required: SBI Chairman Rajnish Kumar

MUMBAI: State Bank of India chairman Rajnish Kumar on Friday said that across the board relief on payment of loan dues is not needed beyond...

Should you go for developer discounts and offers?

“Residential sales more than halved during the lockdown period,” said Anuj Puri, chairman, ANAROCK Property Consultants. To counter this trend, developers are coming out with...

Work from home: Extending safety net: Companies keen to continue ‘work from home’

Mumbai | New Delhi: Companies in India will likely encourage most of their employees to continue functioning from home for the next two-four months as...

Assam to make a short film on how it brought back its stranded citizens

GUWAHATI: Assam has decided to document and make a short film on how it brought back its stranded people. Assam chief minister, Sarbananda Sonowal asked...

What did Narendra Modi say today?

In an effort to revive the economy, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced a Rs 20 lakh crore package, which combined the government’s recent announcements on...

Surat may lose cutting edge in diamond trade

KOLKATA: The diamond cutting and polishing hub of Surat will lose business to rivals China, Thailand and African countries unless it quickly comes out of...

LG Opens Bookings for LG G8X ThinQ, Smart TVs, ACs, Other Consumer Electronics With Cashback Offers in Tow

LG has started taking registrations of interest for its LG G8X ThinQ smartphone as the coronavirus lockdown in India continues. All these registered customers will...

covid-19 lockdown: Consumer MNCs point to lockdown blues in India

Mumbai | New Delhi: Chief executives of leading global consumer goods companies such as Unilever, Procter & Gamble, Coca-Cola and Kimberly-Clark said India’s Covid-19 lockdown...

Offshore guarantees, takeover bids from foreigners worry India Inc

Mumbai: Invocation of offshore guarantees given by Indian companies, pressure from overseas lenders, and takeover attempts by deep pocketed foreigners amid plummeting stock and asset...

Covid-19 lockdown: Liquor companies want shops to be reopened

New Delhi | Bengaluru: Diageo India, Pernod Ricard, Beam Suntory, Bacardi, Remy Martin and other liquor companies have jointly called upon the government to allow...

covid-19 lockdown: Need to ease lockdown in a staggered way: PM Narendra Modi to CMs

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi called for a “staggered re-emergence” from the Covid-19 lockdown that’s scheduled to end on April 14. Ahead of a...