Kolkata/IBNS: Nissan India has introduced new car finance schemes and redefined its pick-up and drop service to empower customers with peace of mind and convenience.
New Delhi/IBNS: Indian Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday is addressing her third press conference on providing details about the economic package announced by PM Narendra Modi this week during his national address.
Kolkata/IBNS: To step up safety standards for riders and drivers during the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, Uber on Thursday launched a comprehensive set of measures, ramped up the distribution of millions of PPE kits to drivers and introduced safety awareness education video courses for them.
Moscow/ Sputnik: Global oil supply will fall in May to a nine-year-low of 88 million barrels per day, as the new OPEC+ oil production cuts deal will take effect, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said on Thursday.
New York/IBNS: Against the backdrop of the raging COVID-19 pandemic, the world economy in 2020 is projected to shrink by 3.2 per cent, racking up some $8.5 trillion in overall losses – wiping out nearly four years of output gains, according to a mid-year economic analysis by the United Nations.
New Delhi/IBNS: In a bid by the Modi government to fight back the economic impact of COVID-19 outbreak, Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Wednesday announced several categories of collateral-free loans for Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME)s as a part of the Atmanirbhar Bharat Yojana (Self-reliant India) announced by PM Narendra Modi on Tuesday during his national address.
New Delhi/IBNS: Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman at 4 pm on Wednesday will share the details of the mega stimulus economic package worth Rs. 20 lakh crore announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi last night.
New Delhi/ IBNS: India's factory output shrank by a record 16.7 per cent in March 2020 as a result of minimal economic activity due to nationwide lockdown imposed to contain the spread of coronavirus.
Geneva/IBNS: COVID-19 lockdown and containment measures threaten to increase relative poverty levels among the world’s informal economy workers by as much as 56 percentage points in low-income countries, says a new briefing paper issued by the International Labour Organization.
New Delhi/IBNS: Top industry body The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) on Friday said a stimulus package of Rs 15 lakh crore is needed to tackle the impact of a prolonged lockdown on the country's economy.
Jaipur/IBNS: ICICI Bank, one of India's key private lenders, collaborated with Rajasthan government to provide protective equipment to district administrations, municipal corporations, hospitals and police departments working to combat the pandemic.
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Kolkata/IBNS: Uber has offered free rides worth Rs. 75 lakhs to the West Bengal government for emergency services through its UberMedic service, which will transport frontline healthcare workers, government officials on COVID-19 related duties, and support other essential requirements.
New Delhi/IBNS: With the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) easing restrictions in select zones across the country, Ola, India’s leading mobility platform and one of the world’s largest ride-hailing companies, today launched a new safety initiative, ‘10 Steps to a Safer Ride’ as operations resume in over 100 cities which are in green and orange zones.
Mysuru/UNI: Indian Association of Amusement Parks and Industries (IAAPI), an apex body representing the interests of Amusement Parks, Theme Parks, Water Parks and Indoor Amusement Centre in India, which has been facing crisis due to cronavirus, sought an urgent stimulus package for Amusement Industry to bail out from the situation.