Mumbai/UNI: Uber on Monday introduced a new safety policy, which will request riders, who have been tagged for not wearing masks on a previous trip, to take a selfie which shows them wearing a mask, in order to book their next trip.
New York: India’s total recoveries have crossed the landmark milestone of 50 lakh today (50,16,520, the centre said on Monday.
Kathmandu/New Delhi: Post COVID-19 lockdown situation, the price of Nepali tea leaves has increased in the Indian market.
Kolkata/IBNS: E-recruitment site TimesJobs and popular radio station Radio Mirchi has launched a special campaign for those whose careers have been affected by the pandemic crisis.
New Delhi/IBNS: India's GDP contracted 23.9 percent in the April-June quarter, the worst ever performance on record, the National Statistical Office (NSO) data showed today.
Mumbai/IBNS: The Reserve Bank of India’s (RBI) framework for Covid-19 solutions is well thought and taken after due consultations, Governor Shaktikanta Das said Thursday, adding that the central bank’s response to COVID-19 is unprecedented.
Kolkata: Bengal Chemicals & Pharmaceutical Ltd (BCPL), a public sector Enterprise under the Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers, has scaled up its production activities to cater to the demand increasing manifold since the outbreak of COVID-19 pandemic.
Mumbai/IBNS: Ahead of the expiry of the six-month loan repayment freeze on August 31, Reserve Bank of India Governor Shakti Kanta Das in an interview to CNBC Awaz said the new measures introduced to enable the banks to restructure loans will provide a "durable" resolution to the businesses constrained for money due to Covid-19, save jobs and in turn revive the economy, said a Bloomberg report.
Manila/Xinhua: The COVID-19 pandemic will hit hard nearly 220 million young workers aged 15 to 24 in Asia-Pacific region, according to a report released by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) on Tuesday.
New Delhi/IBNS: India and the United States shares many common interests and a strong bilateral relation, said Dr. T.V. Nagendra Prasad, Consul General, Consulate General of India, San Francisco, recently.
Hyderabad/IBNS: Drug manufacturer Dr Reddy's Labs has said its net profit in the June quarter declined 12.60 per cent to Rs 579.3 crore compared with Rs 662.8 crore during the same quarter last month.
Kolkata/IBNS: Kamdhenu Group, a diversified player in the steel and paints industry, said that it has donated Rs 71 lakh to the Prime Minister-CARES Fund as part of COVID-19 pandemic related relief measures.
Mumbai/IBNS: Contradicting several companies' steps to reduce workforce to sail through the Covid-19 times, Indian industrialist Ratan Tata felt laying off employees can never be the solution to tackle the financial crisis caused due to the pandemic and the subsequent lockdown.
New Delhi/IBNS: State-run oil refineries registered a sharp decline in petrol, diesel sales in the first of half of July as rise in retail prices and renewed coronavirus triggered lockdown in several parts of the country hit demand, said a Reuters report.
Mumbai/UNI: Erasing yesterdays losses, the Rupee on Wednesday jumped by 27 paise