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Covid-19: Indiscriminate use of Convalescent Plasma Therapy not advisable, says ICMR | India News

NEW DELHI: The Country’s top medical research body–India Council of Medical Research (ICMR) on Wednesday said that indiscriminate use of Convalescent Plasma Therapy (CPT) should...

Joe Biden urged to work with business, China to protect SE Asia rainforest

KUALA LUMPUR: U.S. President-elect Joe Biden should ban imports and financing of commodities linked to deforestation in Asia-Pacific and engage with the region – including...

Healthy export demand mitigates COVID impact on specialty chemicals: Report

Mumbai: Even as domestic demand has remained subdued, improved export demand and positive outlook for segments like agro-chemicals and surfactants have reduced the COVID-19 impact...

Trump’s economic legacy isn’t about the numbers, it’s about the way people look at the economy

By Patricia Cohen BETHLEHEM: To understand how much President Donald Trump has altered the conversation around the economy, just listen to Bruce Haines, who spent...

IMF warns global economy could be permanently scarred

WASHINGTON: The global economy‘s recovery from the pandemic recession is tentative and uneven and “marked by significant uncertainty” as confirmed coronavirus cases spread in many...

India can be an export hub for Bombardier like China: Danny Di Perna, president, Bombardier Transportation

India can certainly be as competitive an export base for rolling stock maker Bombardier Transportation as China is, says the Canadian company’s president, Danny Di...

Solar manufacturers to grow, but shouldn’t depend only on government moves, says report

BENGALURU: About 5-7 Gigawatts of new downstream solar manufacturing capacity is expected to be set up over the next three years in India, according to...

India’s export uptick led by East Asian economies; China leads with 78% growth: Report

MUMBAI: The massive improvement in the country’s export numbers in July is led by a full 78 per cent spike in shipments to China and...

China doesn’t need 125,000 miles of track

By David Fickling The building of China’s high-speed rail network counts as one of the greatest transportation success stories so far this century. That doesn’t...

Arvind Panagariya cautions govt: Import licences will be a complete violation of WTO

Noted economist and India’s first vice chairman of NITI Aayog Arvind Panagariya said import licences will be a complete violation of WTO and has cautioned...

DPIIT-led panel to vet GeM vendors from neighbouring countries, restrict Chinese suppliers

NEW DELHI: All vendors registered on the government e-Marketplace (GeM) will now have to furnish a certificate declaring their compliance with the new procurement norms...

Sex selection led to 460,000 girls ‘missing’ at birth in India annually between 2013-17: UN report | India News

NEW DELHI: A New UN report highlights how “son preference” and gender-biased sex selection (GBSS) has resulted in an estimated 460,000 girls, ‘missing’ at birth...

China’s factory activity likely slowed in June on subdued global demand

BEIJING: China‘s factory activity likely grew for the fourth month June but the pace may be waning, as global demand stayed subdued while a fresh...

India needs to bring in cost competitiveness, build up scale to grow manufacturing: M&M MD

NEW DELHI: India needs to bring in cost competitiveness and raise scale to grow its manufacturing sector and compete globally, Mahindra & Mahindra (M&M) Managing...

China’s factory output perks up but consumers stay cautious

BEIJING – China‘s factories stepped up production for a second straight month in May, as the country shook off the economic torpor of the coronavirus,...

Women in workforce: How to bolster the presence of women in India’s labour force

By Amar Patnaik According to the 2018 Periodic Labour Force Survey (PLFS), 22% of women in India above 15 were part of the labour force,...