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Government relaxes manufacturing norms for PPE makers

The norms have been relaxed for filter half masks, surgical face masks and eye protectors by the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS)

24 Jun 2020 2:12 PM

Job cuts, salary reductions to have 'relatively low level' of stress on SBI: Chairman

As of now, only 21.8 per cent of the customers have availed the benefit of moratorium

22 Jun 2020 9:18 AM

ONGC may rationalise capex after COVID-19 impacts project execution

About 9 percent of the company's natural gas output was impacted by inability of customers to take supplies due to coronavirus lockdown

21 Jun 2020 12:37 PM

Ganeshotsav in Mumbai will be low-key affair this year

Brihanmumbai Sarvajanik Ganeshotsav Samanvay Samiti issued guidelines to more than 11,000 Ganesh Mandals in the city

19 Jun 2020 12:19 PM

SC: Moratorium means banks can charge interest but not 'interest on interest'

Solicitor General Tushar Mehta said waiving interest completely will not be easy for banks as they have to pay interest to their depositors

17 Jun 2020 2:46 PM

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India lifts export ban on hydroxychloroquine

Department of Pharmaceuticals banned the export of the drug in March as coronavirus outbreak disrupted supply chains

11 Jun 2020 2:00 PM

As facemasks become the new normal, fashion brands innovate with designs

From cute floral designs to quirky animal, shark, bird and geometrical patterns, these masks come with multiple design options

10 Jun 2020 8:15 PM

WHO says coronavirus pandemic 'far from over' as daily cases hit record high

“More than six months into the pandemic, this is not the time for any country to take its foot off the pedal,” said WHO Director Tedros

09 Jun 2020 1:25 PM

China urges citizens to shun Australia citing racial discrimination

Australian has been among countries pushing for an international investigation into the origins of coronavirus pandemic and responses to it

06 Jun 2020 12:46 PM

No new government schemes for a year, Centre cuts back amid COVID-19 crisis

Schemes that are already approved for the currrent financial year will remain suspended till March 31 next year or further orders

05 Jun 2020 4:25 PM

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PM Modi pitches for Made in India products in healthcare

Domestic manufacturers have started production of personal protective equipment and have supplied about one crore PPEs to covid warriors

01 Jun 2020 3:27 PM

Delhi borders sealed for a week, says Kejriwal, announces relaxations

There will also be no restrictions on the number of persons travelling in four wheelers and two wheelers, Kejriwal said

01 Jun 2020 1:36 PM

Infosys among UK firms accessing Rishi Sunak’s Covid19 job saving scheme

Infosys has furloughed 3 percent of its UK workforce

01 Jun 2020 9:28 AM

Mumbai's Ganesh mandal postpones Ganpati festival celebration

The decision has been taken in view of the health and safety of the public

26 May 2020 5:07 PM

K.C. Singh: Will Covid crisis lead to major changes globally?

The domestic political consequences for poorly performing leaders aside, the pandemic is exacerbating existing international schisms

23 May 2020 5:26 PM

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Covid19 pandemic may cause long-term health problems: Study

Another key exposure in the study was fear for one's own safety, and the safety of others

21 May 2020 5:38 PM

Mohan Guruswamy: Will migrants’ misery lead to a revolution?

The working class is nothing without the unorganised workers. In 2019, there were around 510 million workers in India

18 May 2020 7:37 PM

FM Nirmala announces additional 40k crore under MGNREGS to boost employment

Top-100 universities will be permitted to automatically start online courses by May 30, 2020

17 May 2020 12:26 PM

Sitharaman to announce fifth and final tranche of economic package at 11 am today

Finance Minister on Saturday said the government will introduce competition, transparency and private sector participation in coal sector

17 May 2020 9:45 AM

AA Edit: Don’t dilute labour laws

The attack on the labour laws was initiated in Uttar Pradesh where the government has cleared an ordinance suspending 35 of the 38 laws

16 May 2020 7:57 PM

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