Tag: Covid pandemic

Economic impact of a third wave, if any, will be very limited: KV Subramanian

Chief Economic Adviser, KV Subramanian, argues why economic fallout of a third wave, if it strikes, will be marginal, also adding that if there had...

Five health insurance lessons from the covid pandemic

Covid-19 has shaken up the world in more ways than one. As we all try to adapt to a new normal in the aftermath of...

Availed concessional loan from employer amid covid? Know the tax implications

With the covid-19 pandemic causing severe financial stress, a lot of people have sought help from their employers to meet medical expenses. While some employers...

UN: World hunger was dramatically worse in pandemic year

The United Nations on Monday lamented what it called a “dramatic worsening” of world hunger last year, saying much of that is likely connected to...

Tax implications for individuals working from India due to covid pandemic

It has been more than a year since the pandemic began to rage across the world. During this period, travel restrictions were imposed, and borders...

Pandemic-hit Tokyo Olympics in numbers

International Olympic Committee () leaders and the Japanese government appear set to press ahead with the Tokyo Games, delayed once due to Covid-19 outbreaks, despite...

How to prepare financially for unexpected events

The whole of the country is facing the deadly second wave of Corona Pandemic. The second wave is deadlier and has brought in more uncertainty...

After switching jobs due to covid blues, a CA rethinks money rules

As the second covid wave makes its way through India, Mint speaks to people across the country on how they are saving, spending and coping...

Punjab govt announces Rs 1,500 per month for children orphaned in COVID pandemic

The Punjab government on Thursday decided to provide Rs 1,500 per month as social security pension and free education up to graduation to all those...

‘Covid pandemic has resulted in valuations higher than in 2008’

According to the company’s presentation for the third quarter of FY21, it manages assets worth ₹2.33 trillion, largely belonging to 6,740 families. The company, which...

Lawyers write to CJI for resuming regular physical court hearing | India News

NEW DELHI: Several lawyers on Wednesday wrote to Chief Justice of India S A Bobde seeking to resume regular physical hearing in the courts saying...

As many as 79 more test positive for Covid-19 in IIT-Madras; total tally stands at 183

CHENNAI: As many as 79 new Covid-19 cases were reported in IIT-Madras on Tuesday, which is the largest cluster that has been formed in the...

Corporates cut down on Diwali gifting budget amid pandemic blues

New Delhi: Diwali gifting – almost a ritual among corporates and the public at large across most of the country – seems to have taken...

Huge infrastructure build-up helped India to record high Covid-19 recovery rate: Dr Harsh Vardhan | India News

NEW DELHI: Union health minister Dr Harsh Vardhan on Friday said that huge infrastructure build-up to counter the Covid-19 situation helped India in recording a...

COVID-19: Shivraj Singh Chouhan talks to Maharashtra CM about oxygen supply to MP

NEW DELHI: A day after Maharashtra stopped supplying medical-grade oxygen to other states, Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan reached out to his Maharashtra...

MSME ordinance will not affect land rights of indigenous people: Chandra Mohan Patowary

GUWAHATI: With concern being expressed from different quarters, Assam Industries and Commerce Minister Chandra Mohan Patowary clarified MSME ordinance will no way override the existing...

View: India, with 82% of the population below 50, is best placed for herd immunity

By Neeraj Kaushal India needs a strategy to develop herd immunity to survive the Covid pandemic. All strategies that have been adopted so far assume...

Recession: Global recession due to pandemic inevitable; but recovery can be fast

We have never had a global recession or market meltdown triggered by a public health crisis in modern history. Recent recessions and market meltdowns were...