Tag: covid-19 pandemic

Demand for independent floors in south Delhi, Gurgaon increases

New Delhi: Demand for independent floors in south Delhi and Gurgaon has increased as high-end homebuyers look for large and standalone spaces after the Covid-19...

COVID-19 impact: 8.7 lakh expats returned to Kerala, over half of them due to job loss: Official Data

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The COVID-19 pandemic has forced a whopping 8.7 lakh expatriates from Kerala to return home, most of them from the Gulf, since last May...

Shops & commercial establishments with 10 or more people can be open 24×7: Karnataka govt

BENGALURU: The Karnataka government on Saturday permitted all shops and commercial establishments in the state employing ten or more people to be open on 24×7...

Sluggish recovery for business hotels in India

NEW DELHI: Recovery of business hotels in India is tottering with large companies keeping business travel out of their plans and continuing with work from...

Will meet operating expenditure from earnings: Rail Board Chairman assesses pandemic-hit year

New Delhi: The Railways will meet its operating expenditure from its earnings despite the coronavirus pandemic, Railway Board Chairman VK Yadav said on Saturday, assessing...

Aadhar payment systems gathers steam, trumps ATM withdrawals

MUMBAI: The Covid-19 pandemic has led to a surge in the adoption of cash withdrawals through Aadhar-enabled Payment Systems (AePS) that have doubled since last...

With worst COVID-19 woes behind, FMCG sector optimistic about 2021

Crisis brings opportunities. This could not have been truer for the FMCG industry in 2020 even as the world grappled with the impact of the...

India’s container trade recovering sequentially, still lower than last year: Maersk

India’s containerised trade is recovering sequentially although it continues to contract compared to last year, said a note from AP Moller-Maersk. “During Q3 of 2020...

PM Modi seeks tech solutions from IIT alumni for post-Covid world

Bengaluru: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday called on the global alumni base of Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) to come up with viable technological...

biological waste at airports: Covid-19 heaps up bio waste at airports

MUMBAI: The Covid-19 pandemic has led to a massive spurt in biological waste at airports in the form of PPE kits discarded by air passengers...

For India, 2020 will be known as year of internal discovery: PM Modi | India News

NEW DELHI: The Covid-19 pandemic has brought to the fore India’s national character for the entire world to behold and 2020 will be known as...

DLF sells nearly 90 independent floors in Gurugram for over Rs 300 crore

NEW DELHI: Realty major DLF Ltd has sold nearly 90 independent floors worth over Rs 300 crore in Gurugram and plans to launch more such...

G20 Summit: PM Narendra Modi calls for new Global Index for post-Corona World

NEW DELHI : PM Narendra Modi on Saturday called for a new Global Index for the Post-Corona World that comprises four key elements – creation...

Delhi half marathon: Only elite athletes will run on original course this year, says Procam’s Vivek Singh

The annual Delhi half marathon wouldn’t be the same this year. That’s not surprising though, considering the damage the Covid-19 pandemic has caused to sports...

Global COVID-19 infections may be six times higher than reported: Study

Melbourne: The actual number of global infections in the COVID-19 pandemic could be up to six times higher than the reported number of cases, according...

Is the Pandemic Harming Kids’ Mental Health?

By Alan Mozes HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Nov. 13, 2020 (HealthDay) — Since last April, hospital emergency rooms across the United States have seen...

real estate market: South-Central Mumbai luxury home sales records sharp pick up in October

Mumbai: Luxury apartments in south-central Mumbai, an area that was saddled with supply, saw a sharp pickup in sales in October, providing relief to the...

BRICS Biz Forum favours coordination between business, govts & civil society to push growth

BRICS Business Forum, which is the key annual event of the BRICS Business Council, was held in the format of a video conference under the...

After hill stations, beaches now set to welcome visitors in Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram: The panoramic beaches of Kerala, one of the most sought after destinations of holidayers visiting the state, are all set to reopen on Sunday...

MEA to brief ambassadors accredited to India on Modi govt Covid response, vaccine development

New Delhi: In an unprecedented exercise, India’s ministry of external Affairs (MEA) will brief all ambassadors accredited to India next week about the Modi government’s...

Global recession: Tech-driven changes in job markets threaten social contract with workers: Experts

New Delhi/Geneva: Changes to job markets driven by new technologies, accelerated further by the COVID-19 pandemic, are opening up workers to threats as well as...

V-shaped recovery seen in several high-frequency indicators: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman

New Delhi: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday said V-shaped pattern of recovery is being seen in several high-frequency indicators, driven by various measures taken...

Covid might’ve sounded the death knell for India’s ambitions of becoming a multi-sport nation

In 2019, India was on its way to become a multi-sport nation with two very successful and popular leagues — the Indian Premier League (IPL)...

9 in 10 Indian workers seek robots to support their mental health: Oracle study

NEW DELHI: As Covid-19 takes its toll on the mental health of people globally, over 9 in 10 people in India think robots can support...

Surge in equities driven by expectations of V-shaped recovery in FY22: A Balasubramanian

Equity markets are being fuelled by investors’ confidence in the Indian economy over a longer term and it is this buying amid easy liquidity which...