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If food requirements of migrant workers are not met, then 'food riot' may be a real possibility.

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Hike in 3rd party motor cover premium put on hold

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Print money to handle this once-in-a-century crisis, says Aiyar
Print money to handle this once-in-a-century crisis, says Aiyar
"Our stimulus effort makes us look like pygmies compared with the rest of the world."
Not the time to call market bottom and go all in: Gurmeet Chadha
Not the time to call market bottom and go all in: Gurmeet Chadha
Keep deploying cash as at every opportunity, says co-founder of Complete Circle Consultants.
Five more crazy days on Wall St drag markets back from brink
Five more crazy days on Wall St drag markets back from brink
That global markets just had a decent week despite all that can make chronicling their progress seem like a callous undertaking.

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Nasscom seeks relief for technology startups for business continuity
Nasscom seeks relief for technology startups for business continuity
Some of the important measures demanded from the government to help the startups include rental subsidy for workspaces used by start-ups which are regulated/owned/managed by government agencies; blanket suspension of all deadlines including tax payment deadlines and filing deadlines until at least four weeks post lifting of all city lockdown.
Not having to pay at this time is the right thing: SMEs on RBI's Covid-19 moratorium
Not having to pay at this time is the right thing: SMEs on RBI's Covid-19 moratorium
The problem with this crisis is, no one knows when it would be over. Even the RBI hopes the pandemic will fizzle out in three months, but that time frame is up in the air. In such a scenario, is the period of three months enough?
Micromanagement in the times of crisis: preparing for the Covid-19 threat in the workplace
Micromanagement in the times of crisis: preparing for the Covid-19 threat in the workplace
It is impractical for one or a small group of company executives to collect, and process all the information regarding the imminent threat of Covid-19 infection in their area or among their staff.
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Hike in 3rd party motor cover premium put on hold
Hike in 3rd party motor cover premium put on hold
This move may well be due to the lockdown in the country due to the coronavirus infection spread and the situation arising from it.
No pain, shame if you miss EMIs till May 31
No pain, shame if you miss EMIs till May 31
Those who choose to take a three-month break from repayments will also not damage their track record with credit information bureaus. RBI governor Shaktikanta Das on Thursday directed banks to ensure that they do not report delayed payments as a default.
How to apply online for advance from your EPF corpus
How to apply online for advance from your EPF corpus
An advance under the amended paragraph can be sought through the same process by which all other advances are granted. No separate procedure is prescribed. Members can apply online.
Podcast: Use these 7 tips to make WFH easy
Podcast: Use these 7 tips to make WFH easy
For those used to working remotely, this is not new. But if you are dealing with the situation, i.e, working from home, for the first time, here are seven tips that can help you master it.
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Here's how top mutual fund managers reacted to RBI rate cut
Here's how top mutual fund managers reacted to RBI rate cut
The Reserve Bank of India's (RBI) monetary policy committee trimmed key policy rate by 75 basis points to 4.40 per cent.
What should be your debt mutual fund strategy after the surprise RBI rate cut?
What should be your debt mutual fund strategy after the surprise RBI rate cut?
The Reserve Bank of India has joined the battle to contain the damage done to the economy by the Coronavirus pandemic by aggressively slashing policy rates earlier today.
Coronavirus scare: What should mutual fund investors do now?
Coronavirus scare: What should mutual fund investors do now?
The current COVID-19-induced correction also provides the perfect opportunity for those who’d like to consolidate and streamline their portfolios by removing poor performers or discarding tiny mutual fund holdings.
My mutual funds are down 40%; Should I sell or switch?
My mutual funds are down 40%; Should I sell or switch?
If you have any mutual fund queries, message on ET Mutual Funds on Facebook. We will get it answered by our panel of experts.
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    Information Technology

    Coronavirus impact: How tech companies are helping institutions smoothen their sudden transition to an online-only teaching format
    Coronavirus impact: How tech companies are helping institutions smoothen their sudden transition to an online-only teaching format
    Google has launched Teach from Home, an information hub to teach educators on how to conduct online classes amid the virus lockdown. The tech company is also giving free access to Hangouts Meet video-conferencing to all G Suite and G Suite for Education customers till July 1.
    Tech Mahindra tweaks brand logo to convey solidarity in fight against COVID-19
    Tech Mahindra tweaks brand logo to convey solidarity in fight against COVID-19
    The Tech Mahindra culture draws heritage from the core purpose and values that drive the Mahindra Group as a whole. It remains rooted in the business and social ethos that the three Mahindra RISE tenets – accepting no limits, alternative thinking, and driving positive change – instill in every member of the Mahindra family.
    Technology adoption gets new life in Covid-19 times
    Technology adoption gets new life in Covid-19 times
    With the young discovering old ways to connect and the old connecting with the new, the Covid-19 outbreak has turned some assumptions about technology and the demographics of the Internet on its head.
    Infosys sacks employee who encouraged others to spread coronavirus on social media
    Infosys sacks employee who encouraged others to spread coronavirus on social media
    On Thursday, there was social media outrage after the employee, a senior architect at Infosys, had put a post that promoted spreading the virus. Infosys had said it had begun a probe.

    Panache

    Here's what Ratan Tata said after announcing Rs 500 cr donation to fight Covid-19
    Here's what Ratan Tata said after announcing Rs 500 cr donation to fight Covid-19
    The Tata Trusts Chairman took to Twitter to announce 'the need of the hour'.
    L'Oreal joins fight against coronavirus, to deliver free hand sanitiser to hospitals & pharmacies
    L'Oreal joins fight against coronavirus, to deliver free hand sanitiser to hospitals & pharmacies
    The cosmetic brand vowed to keep providing sanitisers for as long as it was needed.
    After 'Ramayana', SRK-starrer 'Circus' set to make a comeback on Doordarshan
    After 'Ramayana', SRK-starrer 'Circus' set to make a comeback on Doordarshan
    Rajit Kapur-starrer detective drama 'Byomkesh Bakshi' is also returning to DD National.
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