Tag: covid-19 pandemic

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...

COVID-19 impact on demand has stabilised, co back on ‘good’ growth trajectory: HCL Tech

HCL Technologies has moved to a “positive good” growth trajectory after the initial impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, and it will continue to invest appropriately...

View: Will pandemic normal become just plain normal?

By Tyler Cowen One feature of the Covid-19 Era is how much the standard ways of seeing and doing things have been remixed and turned...

Export boost to help pharma sector come out ‘unscathed’ from COVID-19 pandemic

MUMBAI: Higher exports will help the Indian pharmaceutical sector come out “unscathed” from the coronavirus pandemic and deliver a marginally lower 9 per cent revenue...

Work from home culture to continue even after pandemic ends: Bill Gates

MUMBAI: The work from home culture has worked well and many companies will continue with the system even after the coronavirus pandemic ends, billionaire philanthropist...

Pak globally-recognised epicenter of terrorism: India at UN | India News

UNITED NATIONS: In a scathing attack on Pakistan, India has said that if there is an “unfinished agenda” at the UN, it is that of...

Parliament’s monsoon session likely to be curtailed, may end by mid-next week

NEW DELHI: The ongoing monsoon session of Parliament is likely to be curtailed and may end by the middle of next week in view of...

COVID-19: Various measures taken to ensure availability of essential drugs, says gov

New Delhi: The government has taken “timely and effective” measures to tackle any possible disruptions in supply of essential drugs during the COVID-19 pandemic and...

Indians turn to saving more, push back retirement in the wake of covid-19

The covid-19 pandemic has not only claimed jobs and livelihoods for many Indians but has consequently depleted their savings as well. A report titled Bankbazaar...

stock to buy: Ownership change drives up this unlisted stock 400% in 18 months

New Delhi: If health insurers have been some of top beneficiaries of Covid-19 pandemic, then this company has been an out-and-out winner. Its shares have...

India’s GDP to contract by 8.6% in FY21, fiscal stimulus needed soon: UBS Securities

Swiss brokerage UBS Securities said it forecasts a GDP contraction of 8.6 per cent in FY21 as against its earlier prediction of 5.8 per cent,...

NEET tomorrow amid strict COVID-19 precautions

NEW DELHI: Over 15 lakh candidates are expected to appear in medical entrance exam NEET on Sunday which will be conducted amid strict precautions in...

Delhi Metro’s Blue Line, Pink Line to resume services from Wednesday after 171-day hiatus

NEW DELHI: Delhi Metro’s Blue Line and Pink Line are set to resume operations on Wednesday after being closed for 171 days due to the...

Amendments to Disaster Management Act may retain NEC led by Union Home Secy

NEW DELHI: The National Executive Committee (NEC), which is responsible for drafting India’s lockdown and unlock guidelines to manage the Covid-19 pandemic, may be retained...

India suggests three-point proposal for global movement of citizens amid pandemic

New Delhi: The G20 Foreign Ministers held an extraordinary meeting to discuss enhancing international cooperation to recover from the impacts of COVID-19 pandemic as well...

75% of students in West Bengal could not appear for JEE : Mamata Banerjee | India News

KOLKATA: West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday said that 75 per cent of the candidates in the state could not appear for JEE...

Delhi Metro to resume services from September 7 in calibrated manner: DMRC

New Delhi: After being closed since March 22 in view of the COVID-19 pandemic, Delhi Metro has received the nod from authorities to resume services...