Tag: lockdown

coronavirus: Maharashtra: Health experts put onus on people for spike in Covid-19 cases

As Maharashtra grapples with a spike in coronavirus cases, health experts and government officials are putting the onus for the surge on people not following...

Lockdown decimates UK retail, borrowing surge slows

British retail sales tumbled in January as shops went back into lockdown, official data showed, but lower-than-expected public borrowing gave at least some relief to...

Lockdown saved over 1 lakh lives, shielded 37L from Covid: Survey | India News

NEW DELHI: The government’s policy moves, including the lockdown, saved over one lakh lives, while shielding nearly 37 lakh from contracting the highly contagious coronavirus,...

Reunited by WFH, long-distance couples learn to live together | India News

She is an atrocious sous chef, an aggravating driver and an annoying early riser. He is obsessed with his hair, a keen sniffer of symbolism...

budget 2021: Government should provide income support & invest in public health: Jahangir Aziz

2020 was a cataclysmic year with a once-in-a-century pandemic crisis made worse by a deepening economic crisis. Governments and their policies played a crucial role...

budget 2021: Government should provide income support & invest in public health: Jahangir Aziz

2020 was a cataclysmic year with a once-in-a-century pandemic crisis made worse by a deepening economic crisis. Governments and their policies played a crucial role...

India within striking distance of attaining positive growth: RBI January bulletin

MUMBAI: India’s GDP is within the striking distance of attaining positive growth, the Reserve Bank said observing that the letter “V” in the V-shaped recovery...

COVID Lockdowns’ Boost to Air Quality Limited

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 13, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Two types of air pollution declined in cities around the world during initial COVID-19 lockdowns, but one type...

Thousands of children displaced due to lockdown still out of school

NEW DELHI: Thousands of children displaced due to the lockdown are yet to get readmitted to schools, latest data submitted by the education ministry to...

england lockdown: England’s lockdown could last into March says minister

London: England on Tuesday entered a strict national lockdown aimed at stemming a steep rise in virus cases that a senior government minister warned could...

How to remotely watch Disney+, Netflix, and YouTube with family and friends

Watching movies and popular TV series together is always fun, isn’t it? What used to be a regular method of bringing everyone together physically is no...

Developers hope interest rates, stagnant prices to push for housing sales in 2021

NEW DELHI: The reverse migration, which led to the emergence of heightened demand for homes in tier 2/3 cities, demand for bigger homes and green...

Blended learning will become the new normal: Ramesh Pokhriyal, Union Education Minister

Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ says online mode of teaching won’t vanish with the Covid-19 pandemic. The government would prefer a blend of online...

77% of most vulnerable tribes forced to eat less since lockdown | India News

Close to 56% of those who didn’t have any income in April and May still don’t. And what that has directly hit is their ability...

View: An urgent need for a cross-border insolvency framework

Covid-19 may create stress on External Commercial Borrowings (ECB) and guarantees issued for overseas borrowings of Indian corporates. The consequences will not only be bitter...

gdp: View: The added burden of taxes, the aspect that went almost unnoticed in Q2 GDP narrative

By the time you read this, you would already have digested the major implications of the latest data on economic growth, released on Friday: the...

Airlines are making money selling everything but tickets

By David Fickling With hopes that their season in hell could be approaching an end, airline stocks are on a tear. Shares in Singapore Airlines...

Zydus Wellness expects to continue growth momentum on back of new launches

New Delhi: FMCG firm Zydus Wellness is expecting to continue its growth momentum gathered post easing of lockdown and grow the business on the back...

These are the airlines teetering on the brink of Covid ruin, shows data from Z-score bankruptcy gauge

By Anurag Kotoky and Angus Whitley Having a home government with deep — and open — pockets is emerging as key in terms of whether...

unlock 5.0: Covid 19: Current guidelines on reopening of activities to be applicable till November 30

New Delhi: The Centre on Tuesday said the current guidelines allowing various activities like opening of cinemas, theatres and multiplexes with up to 50 percent...

Business revival: Unilever says it’s over the hump in India

Mumbai: Unilever said it’s “over the hump in India,” citing the business revival in the Anglo-Dutch consumer goods company’s second-largest market. “There’s been a pickup...

Makeup, skin care biz up as people step out

(This story originally appeared in on Oct 19, 2020) Mumbai: As people socialise again, discretionary categories in FMCG like makeup and skin care are finally...

39.43 lakh domestic air passengers in Sept, 66% lower than last year: DGCA

NEW DELHI: A total of 39.43 lakh domestic passengers travelled by air in September this year, 66 per cent lower than the corresponding period last...

The ‘H’ in WFH can mean a hill home, highway hotel, farm hangout or even a beach hut

(This story originally appeared in on Oct 04, 2020) Just as Deepika Deepti was settling into her new role as CEO of a fashion brand,...

30% restaurants likely to open in Maharashtra from October 5

NEW DELHI: The Maharashtra government permitted restaurants to operate with restrictions from October 5, but most restaurants in Mumbai and other parts of Maharashtra are...