Tag: demand

Demand for work surges 89% under MGNREGA in April

Demand for work by households under the rural employment guarantee scheme increased by 89% to 2.54 crore households in April so far, against 1.34 crore...

OPEC raises 2021 oil demand growth forecast on hope pandemic wanes

LONDON: OPEC on Tuesday raised its forecast for growth in world oil demand this year on expectations the pandemic will subside, providing help for the...

January factory activity hits 3-month high, job cuts subside

India’s manufacturing sector activity strengthened in January as companies scaled up production at the quickest pace in three months in response to faster expansions in...

RIL Q3 results analysis: Reliance Jio does most of the heavy lifting as retail biz struggles: RIL Q3 takeaways

MUMBAI: Reliance Industries, India’s largest conglomerate, showed signs of recovery in its oil-to-chemical business in the December quarter as the opening up of the economy...

farm laws: Protesting farmer unions hold marathon meeting ahead of talks with government

New Delhi: A day before their eleventh round of talks with the government, protesting unions leaders held a marathon meeting on Thursday to discuss the...

PMKVY: Govt launches PMKVY 3.0 to empower youth with new-age skills to boost employability

New Delhi: The government on Friday launched the third phase of its flagship skilling scheme Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY 3.0) in a bid...

Demand for second home sees a surge amid pandemic

Real estate developers are witnessing greater demand for plots and independent houses that are within 4-5 hours of driving distance from metro cities as the...

Nokia Laptops: Flipkart launches Nokia laptops in India to tap into rising demand amid WFH

New Delhi: Flipkart will bring Nokia-branded laptops to the Indian market, priced at Rs 59,990, to tap into the growing demand driven by trends like...

reforms: Demand-boosting reforms must to turn the slide

The government has responded to the Covid-driven economic slowdown with a series of stimulus packages in the recent months, some addressing specific concerns of identified...

Hiring for freshers improving; likely to continue till end of FY21: Experts

Demand for freshers, which was the hardest hit following the lockdown to curb the spread of COVID-19 pandemic, has seen an uptick since June and...

e-commerce: Flipkart, Amazon strengthen furniture offerings ahead of festive season

New Delhi: E-commerce giants Flipkart and Amazon have expanded the number of sellers on their platforms and ramped up selection in the furniture category as...

View: In the post-Covid world, digital success will be defined by customer experience

By Sanjay Kapoor Almost eight months into the pandemic, we are more or less reconciled with a few aspects of ‘Covid life’. Economies with tighter...

ultratech cement: UltraTech Cement expects subdued performance as economy slows down due to coronavirus

New Delhi: Leading cement maker UltraTech Cement expects a “subdued performance” in the wake of weak real estate and overall slowdown in the economy coupled...

E-commerce, logistics firms bring back blue-collar jobs as companies prepare for festive season

Bengaluru: Blue-collar job openings saw an uptick in sectors like e-commerce and logistics, according to HR consultancies which expect a further spike to come about...

Sonia Gandhi’s demand for OBC seat reservation in NEET is for social justice: Priyanka Gandhi | India News

NEW DELHI: Lending her support to Congress President Sonia Gandhi‘s demand for reservation of seats for Other Backward Class (OBC) students in medical institutions in...

Smartphones: Revival in smartphone demand in India expected from Q3: IDC

New Delhi: The mobile phone market in India is expected to follow U-shaped recovery from the September quarter, with the first half continuing to see...

Lockdown cuts petrol sales by 61%, diesel by 56% in April; LPG up 12%

Petrol and diesel sales dropped by a record 61% and 56.5%, respectively, in April from a year earlier but an improvement in demand in the...