New Delhi: The government’s spending on Social Services increased significantly during the pandemic states the Economic Survey 2021-22.
New Delhi/IBNS: Petrol, diesel and ATF cannot be included under GST until India overcomes the COVID-19 pandemic, the 45th GST Council has decided.
New Delhi/IBNS: The government of India and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) have signed a $300 million loan to strengthen and improve access to comprehensive primary health care in urban areas of 13 states that will benefit over 256 million urban dwellers including 51 million from slum areas, a statement said on Wednesday.
New Delhi/UNI: Pumped by favourable base effect and pent-up demand, passenger vehicle sales jumped 45 per cent in July 2021 to 2,64,442 units as compared to 1,82,779 units in the same month last financial year.
Chennai/UNI: With the decline in the second COVID-19 wave and acceleration of vaccine drives, Indians are showing an increasingly positive travel sentiment.
New Delhi/IBNS: The Supreme Court has refused to extend the six-month loan moratorium period given by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), saying it cannot interfere in the 'policy decision' of the Centre and the RBI.
Bengaluru: Of the many heroic deeds of Indian firms innovating in a variety of ways during the lockdown — from developing a vaccine, to managing logistics to designing safe online education delivery to developing AI enabled testing platforms, India can add yet another success story – that of developing indigenous ‘seam sealing machines’ for making PPE kits.
Washington/Sputnik: The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is calling on governments in the euro zone to continue providing fiscal support until the COVID-19 crisis is over, Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva told reporters on Monday.
Kolkata/IBNS: Tech-based jobs requiring skills in Data Analytics, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, and customer support appear to be in demand in the current situation, according to Indeed, an Indian job site.
Mumbai/IBNS: Kotak Mahindra Asset Management Company (Kotak Mutual Fund) has launched a digital campaign to help investors who are in a flux with the pandemic and the subsequent lockdown creating a turmoil in the financial world.
New Delhi: We must “commit” to building a more inclusive and sustainable world, the UN chief underscored in his annual report on the Work of the Organization, launched on Thursday.
New Delhi/IBNS: At a time when the pandemic induced financial crisis and job loss are a recurring theme, Gxpress, an Indian logistics company, has dared to walk in the opposite direction.
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.