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Union Cabinet approves expansion of Emergency Credit Line Guarantee Scheme to support travel, tourism sectors

New Delhi: The Union Cabinet has extended the Emergency Credit Line Guarantee Scheme (ECLGS) from Rs 50,000 crore to Rs 5 lakh crore, Information & Broadcasting Minister Anurag Thakur said Wednesday.

Kids category sales jump 40 pc on Snapdeal as pandemic fears recede

New Delhi: With pandemic fears receding and daily lives moving towards a semblance of normalcy, online shopping is reflecting a relaxed and optimistic sentiment in society, including in smaller cities and towns across the country, shows recent data from Snapdeal.

Sugar prices to go up as demand from bulk buyers rise

New Delhi/IBNS: Sugar Prices in India are likely to shoot up due to bulk demand triggered by increased consumption of ice cream, cold drinks, sweets after two years of lull caused by the Covid-19 pandemic restrictions.

Covid-related liquidity measures were introduced with sunset date: RBI Governor

Covid-19-related liquidity measures announced by the central bank, excluding the interest rates, came with a sunset date, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Shaktikanta Das has said.

Apple, Google set deadline for employees to resume work in offices: Reports

With the decline in Covid-19 cases across the world, a large number of finance and tech giants like Apple and Alphabet Inc's Google have announced dates for employees to return to their offices, media reports said.

Covid-19: Foxconn suspends production of Apple phones in China's Shenzen as authorities impose lockdown 

iPhone supplier Foxconn has halted production at its China headquarters and Shenzhen sites following COVID-19 lockdown in the region imposed and consequent closure of all non-essential businesses till March 20, media reports said.

Uniform manufacturers witness high demand as schools reopen after drop in Covid cases: Report

Mumbai/IBNS: As schools across the country get back to life with students coming back for physical classes, uniform manufacturers are witnessing a significant uptick in demand for school uniforms, reports the latest JD Mart Consumer Insights.

Johnson & Johnson temporarily halts making COVID-19 vaccine: Report

Johnson & Johnson has paused late last year the production in its only plant making usable batches of COVID-19 vaccine in the Dutch city of Leiden, where it is now making an experimental but potentially more profitable vaccine to protect against an unrelated virus, according to a New York Times report.

Govt spending on social service increases significantly amid pandemic: Economic Survey

New Delhi: The government’s spending on Social Services increased significantly during the pandemic states the Economic Survey 2021-22.

CII urges govt to lift pandemic-induced restrictions on economic activity, include additional 1 pc under CSR for booster shots in the Budget

New Delhi/IBNS: Ahead of Union Budget 2022-23, the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) has urged state governments to lift restrictions on economic activity, given that the occupancy rate of hospital beds due to the Omicron variant of Covid is well within the manageable level.

Laurus Labs signs agreement with MPP for manufacturing Molnupiravir

Mumbai/UNI: Hyderabad-based Laurus Labs Limited on Friday said that it has signed an agreement with MPP (Medicine Patent Pool) for the manufacturing of the oral COVID-19 antiviral medication Molnupiravir.

Omicron to push air traffic recovery into fiscal 2024: CRISIL

Mumbai/UNI: The Omicron-led third wave of the pandemic could pose fresh turbulence to air traffic, pushing full recovery into fiscal 2024, ratings agency CRISIL said on Thursday.

FSDC-SC members discuss challenges arising from third wave

New Delhi/UNI: Financial Stability and Development Council (FSDC) Sub Committee (FSDC-SC) chaired by RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das on Thursday reviewed developments in the global and domestic economy.

Dec 2021 two wheeler retail sales down by 20 pc, PVs down by 11 pc; 3rd wave of Covid to have negative impact: FADA report

New Delhi/IBNS: Total retail sales of vehicles in the month of December 2021 stood at 15,58,756 down by 16 percent year-on-year while overall retails continue to fall by 6 percent when compared to December 2019 (a regular pre-covid month), according to the data shared by the Federation of Automobile Dealers Association (FADA).

India signs 300 million loan agreement with ADB to improve health care in 13 states

New Delhi/IBNS: The government of India and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) have signed a $300 million loan to strengthen and improve access to comprehensive primary health care in urban areas of 13 states that will benefit over 256 million urban dwellers including 51 million from slum areas, a statement said on Wednesday.