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Nissan India launches innovative customer centric offers and services

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.

Nirmala Sitharaman starts her third press briefing 

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.

Covid: Uber distributing PPE kits, introducing new safety tech feature, mandatory driver education

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.

Global oil supply to fall to 9-year-low in May as OPEC+ deal takes effect - IEA

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.

Coronavirus ‘grim reality’: World economy to shrink by 3.2 per cent, new UN report projects

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.

FM Nirmala Sitharaman announces 3 lakh crores collateral-free loans for MSMEs

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.

What to expect from Centre's Rs. 20 lakh crore economic package: Report

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.

Lockdown Impact: IIP for March shrinks by record margin of 16.7%

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.

COVID-19 lockdown measures will worsen poverty, vulnerabilities among informal economy workers: ILO

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.

COVID-19 economic impact: CII bats for an immediate stimulus package of Rs 15 lakh crore

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.

ICICI Bank provides protective equipment to district administrations, municipal corporations and police forces in Rajasthan

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.

Covid-19: Time to relook your Investment portfolio

Had anyone thought of this? Clean air, cleaner water, Himalayas seen from as far as 300 kms, drop in crime rate, spending time with our family, reading all the books which were stacked and what not… but all these heavenly things at what cost ?

Uber offers free rides worth 75 lakhs to West Bengal government for transporting frontline healthcare workers and non-COVID patients

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. 

Covid-19: Ola launches ‘10 Steps to a Safer Ride’ for driver-partners and customers

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.

Coronavirus Outbreak In India: Apex body of amusement parks demands special package

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.