New York/IBNS: As governments try to kick-start their economies, the UN is calling for recovery plans to be built around low-carbon technologies, to avoid a return to fossil-fuel based business as usual.
Kolkata/IBNS: The Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In) has issued an advisory recently warning about a possible phishing attack by cyber criminals against people in India with the intent to steal personal data, including bank account information, using the email id - email@example.com.
Mumbai/IBNS: The shares of Glenmark Pharmaceuticals on Monday surged days after getting an approval from the Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) to market and manufacture antiviral drug Favipiravir, to be sold under the brand name FabiFlu, for the treatment of Covid-19 patients having mild to moderate symptoms.
New York: In dramatic new numbers researchers estimate that extreme poverty could spike as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, on the day the postponed meeting of the world’s richest nations, the G7, should have finished.
Mumbai/IBNS: Parle G, the biscuit brand which has been a favourite of the masses since decades, recorded unprecedented sales during the lockdown period, said a senior company official, according to media reports.
New York/IBNS: The COVID-19 pandemic will shrink the global economy by 5.2 per cent this year, representing the deepest recession since World War Two, and triggering a dramatic rise in extreme poverty, the World Bank said Monday in its latest Global Economic Prospects report.
New Delhi/IBNS: Bharti AXA Life Insurance today said the company registered 17% growth in its renewal premium to Rs 1,359 core for the year ended March 31, 2020, against Rs 1,164 crore in the last financial year 2018-19.
Mumbai/IBNS: At a time when India is facing a fresh economic challenge triggered by coronavirus pandemic, the Reserve Bank of India said country's foreign exchange reserve has increased by USD 3.43 billion to a new all-time high of $493.48 billion for the week ended May 29 following handsome accumulation of the core currency assets.
Washington/Xinhua/UNI: Fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic will shrink the size of the U.S. economy by 7.9 trillion U.S. dollars over the next decade, according to new projections released by the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) on Monday.
New Delhi/IBNS: Techstars Bangalore Class of 2020 start up ODWEN brought in a much-needed technology solution to create an integrated warehousing platform amid the Covid-19 pandemic.
Kolkata/IBNS: To discuss ways to bounce back and find a way forward in all business sectors post Covid-19, a webinar #RESETINDIA2020 was organized by The Bengal Chamber on Thursday.
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.