October 22, 2020 12:44 (IST)
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Walmart, Flipkart and Walmart Foundation provide Rs 460 million of support to India’s Covid-19 fight

Kolkata/IBNS: Walmart Inc., Flipkart and the Walmart Foundation have come together to contribute needed personal protective equipment (PPE) for healthcare workers and financial support for organizations providing essential relief materials to farmers and small businesses to join the battle against the Covid-19 pandemic.

RBI cuts repo rate from 4 pct to 3.75 pct

New Delhi/IBNS:  Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Shaktikanta Das on Friday announced reducing the reverse repo rate from 4 percent to 3.75 percent.

ITC Hotels adopts various employee engagement acitivities to ensure safety and health of their staff

Mumbai/IBNS: India’s leading hotel chain, ITC Hotels, said they have undertaken a series of proactive steps to ensure the safety and health of their employees who are one of the key pillars that support the group’s ethos of Responsible Luxury.

PM Modi and Finance Minister Sitharaman meet to discuss economic stimulus package amid COVID-19 outbreak

New Delhi/ IBNS: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman met on Thursday to discuss the much-awaited financial package to mitigate the negative impact of COVID-19, said media reports.

SBI waives ATM transaction charges

Mumbai/IBNS: India's largest bank State Bank of India (SBI) has waived charges for its customers on all transactions made on SBI ATMs and other bank ATMs, after exceeding free transactions, till June 30.

Indian exports and imports nosedive in March

New Delhi/ IBNS: Indian exports and imports declined by record volumes in March, as countries across the world sealed their borders to fight the COVID-19 outbreak.

Income Tax Dept issues 10.2 lakh refunds worth Rs 4,250 crores in one week

New Delhi/IBNS: The Income Tax department has released 10.2 lakh refunds worth Rs 4,250 crores in a week's time, the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) said on Wednesday.

The Bengal Chamber adopts two south Kolkata markets to hold sanitisation drives

Kolkata/IBNS: Kolkata-based Bengal Chamber of Commerce and Industry adopted two markets of Kolkata for sanitisation drives to contain the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic in the city.

Global Economy to Shrink 2.8 percent in 2020 Due to Coronavirus Pandemic - Report

Brussels, Apr 14 (Sputnik) The coronavirus pandemic looks set to shave off 2.8 percent from the global economic output this year, a UK-based forecasting firm has predicted in its monthly report.

Raghuram Rajan ready to help India as country stares at post-COVID-19 economic crisis

New Delhi/IBNS: Days after giving suggestions to the Narendra Modi government on how to tackle the post-Coronavirus economic situation, former Reserve Bank of India (RBI) governor Raghuram Rajan said he was ready to help India as the vast country of 1.3 billion people is staring at a financial crisis once the threat of COVID-19 retreats.

Centre released Rs 15,841 crore under PM KISAN in the lockdown period

New Delhi/IBNS: The Centre has released the first installment of Rs 15,841 crore under the PM KISAN scheme during the lockdown period, the Agriculture Ministry said in a statement on Friday.

Growth outlook to be hit drastically by COVID-19 outbreak

Mumbai/IBNS: The Reserve Bank of India has said the country's economic growth outlook has been hit drastically by the coronavirus outbreak, media reports said.

ASEAN foreign ministers agree to establish COVID-19 response fund

Phnom Penh/Xinhua: Foreign Ministers of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) agreed on Thursday to set up a COVID-19 response fund to collectively fight against the virus, said a Cambodia's foreign ministry statement.

CREDAI West Bengal writes to Union Finance Minister seeking reliefs for Real Estate industry

Kolkata/IBNS: The West Bengal chapter of the Confederation of Real Estate Developers' Associations of India (CREDAI) has approached the Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman for relief to aid the real estate industry in the backdrop of the Covid 19 pandemic.

Jindal Stainless comes forward to fight the Covid 19 pandemic with monetary donations and other support

New Delhi/IBNS: Jindal Stainless, one of the largest stainless steel conglomerates in India, has contributed rupees five crore to the PM Cares Fund to help combat the COVID-19 pandemic in India.