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    Coronavirus in India: 22,752 new COVID-19 cases reported in last 24 hrs; total tally nears 7.5 lakh mark

    India has reported a spike of 22,752 COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, taking the country's coronavirus tally to 7,42,417 on Wednesday. Out of the total cases reported, 4,56,830 patients have been cured/discharged from the disease while one patient has been migrated. There are 2,64,944 active cases in the country. 482 deaths reported in the last 24 hours due to COVID-19 in the country, taking India's death toll to 20,642.Coronavirus in India: 22,752 new COVID-19 cases reported in last 24 hrs; total tally nears 7.5 lakh mark

    FMCG demand in rural India robust, consumption growth reaches 85% of pre-Covid average sales

    Consumption growth in rural India is outpacing the rate of expansion in cities and has already reached 85% of pre-Covid average sales underpinned by higher farm income, minimal retail disruption during the lockdown and migrant workers returning home. In comparison, urban market sales were relatively lower at 70% in May, according to Nielsen’s latest data. In the next nine months, the overall fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) segment is expected to grow at around 5% but rural will expand at double the rate of urban, reversing the trend of the past two years when slowing demand in the hinterland dragged the entire market down.FMCG demand in rural India robust, consumption growth reaches 85% of pre-Covid average sales

    Why China face-off unlikely to impact 'atmanirbhar' India's coronavirus fight

    The Galwan valley face-off with China is unlikely to affect India's COVID-19 fight as - medical experts say - all the essentials, from safety gears to testing products, are now being manufactured indigenously, reducing the dependence on Chinese imports to almost nil. They say from polyester swab sticks and viral transport medium (VTM) to testing kits and personal protective equipment (PPE) – India is now self-sufficient. ET's Nidhi Sharma has more details. Watch now. (Text: ET Bureau)Why China face-off unlikely to impact 'atmanirbhar' India's coronavirus fight

    Top World Bank economist explains the impact of coronavirus on foreign workers

    As lockdowns have shut banks and money-transfer offices, marooned migrants couldn't send money home.

    Lockdown in Aurangabad likely to impact production at Bajaj Auto and Skoda Auto Volkswagen

    Bajaj Auto manufactures vehicles for exports at a facility in the district’s Waluj industrial area. At present, 1,700-1,800 employees work at the Waluj factory where the company is operating at half the capacity in two shifts. It restarted operations at the plant on April 23.

    ICICI Bank to reward 80k employees with up to 8% pay hike for work done during COVID-19

    The hike of up to 8 per cent is for the fiscal year 2020-21 and applicable from July onwards, the sources said. An e-mail sent to the bank did not elicit any response. The sources said these employees are from M1 and grades below, who are frontline staff mostly in customer-facing roles. They ensure the functioning of branches and other operations of the bank.

    COVID-19: Record single-day spike of 24,879 new cases pushes India's tally to 7.67 lakh

    India on July 09 reported steepest spike of 24,879 COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, taking the tally to 7,67,296. Country also saw 487 deaths in the same period, and the death toll has now reached 21,129. The active cases stand at 2,69,789, while 4,76,378 people have so far beaten the virus, taking the recovery rate to over 61 percent.COVID-19: Record single-day spike of 24,879 new cases pushes India's tally to 7.67 lakh

    China faceoff unlikely to impact Covid-19 fight

    Over the last three months, the Centre has actively encouraged companies to start manufacturing products that they had never produced before, or scale up production manifold. If the products were not made in India, the science and technology department encouraged its institutes of eminence to innovate and develop the knowhow.

    COVID-19 testing crosses 1 crore mark in India, recovery rate at 61%

    The Union Health Ministry said that COVID-19 tests in India crossed 1 crore mark as a result of continuously expanding network of testing labs in the country. Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) said that a total of 2,41,430 samples were tested for COVID-19 on July 6 which has taken the total number of samples tested till Monday to 1,02,11,092. COVID-19 testing crosses 1 crore mark in India, recovery rate at 61%

    COVID-19 Impact: Screen time up by 100% for children

    54% of parents state that their kids are spending upto 5 additional hours on an average online in front of a screen. The biggest concern a majority - 57% of parents have is that the kids may unknowingly access inappropriate information online and use studying as an excuse to access non-educational content.

    No adverse financial impact due to coronavirus pandemic: Hindustan Motors

    There has been no significant adverse impact on the company's financial position for the financial year ended March 31, 2020, as both of its manufacturing plants located at Uttarpara (West Bengal) and Pithampur (Madhya Pradesh) were already under "suspension of work/layoff" prior to imposition of lockdown, it added.

    India's COVID-19 recovery rate improves to 62.93 per cent: Health ministry

    In the last 24 hours, a total of 19,235 people were cured of the coronavirus infection. This has resulted in the cumulative total number of recovered cases among COVID-19 patients rising to 5,34,620 on Sunday.

    Covid impact on business not 'materially adverse' so far: Nestle India

    Nestle India continues to witness demand for most of its products and its focus in the immediate period is to make sure that its products are available to consumers. It has also resumed operations at all its eight plants and distribution centres/warehouses.

    Karnataka CM to 'work from home' after staff test positive for coronavirus

    In a statement, Yediyurappa said, "I am going to discharge my duties from home from today for the next few days in view of some of the staff in the office-cum-residence Krishna testing positive for coronavirus."

    India's COVID-19 tally crosses 7 lakh mark with 22,252 new cases; death toll above 20K

    With a spike of 22,252 cases, India's COVID-19 count breached the seven lakh mark and reached 7,19,665 on Tuesday, according to the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. With as many as 467 deaths reported in the last 24 hours due to coronavirus, the death toll has reached 20,160. Out of the total number of cases, 2,59,557 are active and 4,39,948 have been cured/discharged/migrated.India's COVID-19 tally crosses 7 lakh mark with 22,252 new cases; death toll above 20K

    Apart from respiratory distress, Covid-19 causes catastrophic health problems that may be permanent

    The virus can cause neurological complications like headache, dizziness and confusion.

    Bank of India sees impact on recoveries, profitability due to COVID-19

    The impact of COVID-19 is different in different territories, based on its severances and category of zone such as Red, Orange or Green, Bank of India said in a disclosure to bourses.

    Lockdown impacted livelihood of 65 per cent elderly: Study

    'The Elder Story: Ground Reality during Covid 19' was released on the occasion of the World Elder Abuse Awareness Day on Monday. It was conducted by HelpAge India, which surveyed 5,099 elders across 17 states and four Union territories.

    India reports highest single-day spike of 12,881 new COVID-19 cases in 24 hours

    India reported the highest single-day spike of 12,881 new COVID-19 cases in last 24 hours, 334 deaths reported. Total number of positive cases now stands at 3,66,946 including 1,60,384 active cases, 1,94,325 cured/discharged/migrated and 12,237 deaths. According to the Government of India, the recovery rate has further improved to 52.95%; the recoveries/deaths ratio stands at 94.07%:5.93%. Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) on June 18 informed that till June 17, 62,49,668 samples have been tested. 1,65,412 samples were tested in the last 24 hours. India reports highest single-day spike of 12,881 new COVID-19 cases in 24 hours

    Coronavirus impact on India's pharma sector

    The Indian pharma industry has been a world leader in generics both globally and in domestic markets.

    Limited impact on Vedanta operations due to coronavirus lockdown: Crisil

    The company is expected to undertake cash preservation measures such as reduced capital expenditure (capex) and limited dividend payout in FY21, which shall support liquidity. Additionally, to preserve liquidity, Vedanta has availed moratorium on its term debt obligation as per RBI guidelines after approval from respective banks.

    Women bear the brunt of Covid outbreak at the workplace, more likely to be furloughed and lose jobs as compared to men

    School closures during lockdown have exacerbated the situation because more women than men tend to care for children.

    8 states account for 90% active coronavirus cases in India: GoM on COVID-19 informed

    The GoM, which held its 18th meeting under the chairpersonship of Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Thursday, was informed that there was a special focus on the regions showing a higher COVID-19 fatality rate, the ministry said.

    Coronavirus impact: Big restaurants may walk out of malls to high streets

    Some marquee brands are looking at moving back to streets from malls because of Covid-19.

    Don't forget us in coronavirus battle, say businesses in India's Dharavi slum

    Dharavi, believed to be Asia's largest slum, has been hailed as a success story in the battle against the coronavirus pandemic, bringing cases from a daily average of 100 in April to about 10 in July, say city officials, thanks to a strict lockdown.

    Covid-19 impact: Lockdown takes toll on wedding industry in Vadodara

    Coronavirus lockdown took a massive toll on the wedding industry in Gujarat’s Vadodara. Marriage decorators are facing hardships to revive their businesses in market. They are suffering loss due to COVID-19 outbreak. There are 12,905 confirmed cases of coronavirus in Gujarat. According to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, the total number of COVID-19 active cases are 66,330 and 3583 deaths in India.Covid-19 impact: Lockdown takes toll on wedding industry in Vadodara

    Single-day spike of 20,903 COVID-19 cases in India, total tally climbs to 6,25,544

    The number of recoveries stands at 3,79,891 while one patient has migrated. There are 2,27,439 active cases of coronavirus infections presently in the country.

    ONGC looking at optimising capex after Covid-19 impacts project execution

    Since April 20, 2020, onshore operations have been restarted and are near normal at present.

    ONGC looking at optimising capex after COVID-19 impacts project execution

    While about 9 per cent of the company's natural gas output was impacted by inability of customers to take supplies due to the coronavirus lockdown, lower oil and gas prices had impacted its revenues, the company said.

    Coronavirus impact: IMF predicts India's economy to contract by 4.5% in FY21

    Covid-19 battered India's economy is projected to contract by 4.5 per cent this fiscal, said the International Monetary Fund. In the World Economic Outlook (WEO) forecast report, the IMF said that India's economy is expected to contract on the back of a longer lockdown and a slower recovery than anticipated in April.Accordingly, the country's economy will contract in FY21 from an expansion of 4.2 per cent in FY20. In terms of calendar year 2020, the economy is expected to contract by (-)4 .9 per cent.Coronavirus impact: IMF predicts India's economy to contract by 4.5% in FY21

    Coronavirus in India: 24,248 new cases reported in last 24 hrs, total tally nears 7-lakh mark

    India's COVID-19 tally neared the 7 lakh mark with 6,97,413 cases after 24,248 new cases were reported in the last 24 hours, said the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. As per the Health Ministry, there are 2,53,287 active cases in the country while 4,24,432 patients have been cured or discharged. While one patient has migrated. 425 new deaths were reported in the last 24 hours in the country due to COVID-19, taking the number of patients succumbing to the deadly virus to 19,693.Coronavirus in India: 24,248 new cases reported in last 24 hrs, total tally nears 7-lakh mark

    Covid-19: With 26,506 new cases, India reports highest single-day spike; tally nears 8 lakh

    India reported 475 deaths and the highest single-day spike of 26,506 new Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours. Positive cases stand at 7,93,802 including 2,76,685 active cases, 4,95,513 cured/discharged/migrated and 21,604 deaths, according to the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare. Total number of samples tested till July 09 is 1,10,24,491 of which 2,83,659 samples were tested yesterday, as per Indian Council of Medical Research.Covid-19: With 26,506 new cases, India reports highest single-day spike; tally nears 8 lakh

    India at good position in Covid-19 battle: Amit Shah

    "The world is seeing that if a successful battle has been fought anywhere across the globe against the coronavirus it is India under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi," he said.

    Covid-19: India reports 27,114 fresh cases in 24 hours; tally crosses 8-lakh mark

    With 27,114 fresh cases in the last 24 hours, India recorded yet another record-breaking single-day spike in coronavirus cases on Saturday. The total number of COVID-19 cases in the country has now risen to 8,20,916, confirmed the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. Apart from the staggering number of fresh cases, as many as 519 new deaths were also reported in the last 24 hours, taking the virus-related death toll in the country to 22,123. According to the latest health bulletin by the Health Ministry, around 5,15,385 COVID patients have been successfully cured so far while one corona case has been migrated from the country. The total number of active cases in India currently stands at 2,83,407.Covid-19: India reports 27,114 fresh cases in 24 hours; tally crosses 8-lakh mark

    India, Russia exploring robotization projects to reduce covid impact on industry

    India has become the key foreign market for Zyfra with more than 500 CNC machines connected to its MDCplus real-time machine monitoring and manufacturing data collection system in 2019.

    COVID-19: India reports 28,637 new cases; total tally mounts to 8.5 lakh

    28,637 COVID-19 cases and 551 deaths were reported in India in the last 24 hours. Total positive cases stand at 8,49,553 including 2,92,258 active cases, 5,34,621 cured/discharged/migrated 22,674 deaths, according to Ministry of Health. 1,15,87,153 samples have been tested for COVID-19 till 11th July, of these 2,80,151 samples were tested yesterday.COVID-19: India reports 28,637 new cases; total tally mounts to 8.5 lakh

    India's COVID-19 fight people-driven: PM Modi

    In an address during the virtual meeting of the American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin (AAPI) on Saturday, Modi said COVID-19 had been used as an opportunity to work towards making the country self-reliant.

    Covid-19 in India: Record 13,856 new cases take tally to 3.8 lakh, death toll crosses 12,500 mark

    India on June 19 continued to record new highs in reporting coronavirus cases in single day as 13,856 new infections were reported in the last 24 hours, taking the total to 3,80,532. Death toll has crossed 12,500 mark after 336 people succumbed to the virus in the last 24 hours. Covid-19 in India: Record 13,856 new cases take tally to 3.8 lakh, death toll crosses 12,500 mark

    India's COVID-19 recoveries cross 5-lakh mark, recovery rate at 62.78 pc

    India's COVID-19 tally surged to 8,20,916 on Saturday while the death toll climbed to 22,123 with 519 people succumbing to the disease in 24 hours, according to the health ministry's data updated at 8 am.

    Covid-19 pandemic: Is India in community transmission phase?

    What is community transmission, and are we in the community transmission phase of Covid-19? Divya Rajagopal of The Economic Times explains. WatchCovid-19 pandemic: Is India in community transmission phase?

    Coronavirus in India: Single-day spike of 20,903 new cases, total tally stands at 6,25,544

    India's COVID-19 cases soared by over 20,000 in a day for the first time taking the country's total tally to 6,25,544 on Friday, while the death toll climbed to 18,213 with 379 new fatalities, according to the Union Health Ministry data. The country recorded 20,903 coronavirus infections in the last 24 hours till Friday 8 am. The number of recoveries stands at 3,79,891 while one patient has migrated. There are 2,27,439 active cases of coronavirus infections presently in the country.Coronavirus in India: Single-day spike of 20,903 new cases, total tally stands at 6,25,544

    Bank credit growth will nosedive to 1 per cent due to COVID-19 impact: Crisil

    Bank credit is an important factor illustrative of the general economic climate because it denotes aspects like the investments which are happening in a country or consumption of high-value items. Crisil expects a 5 per cent contraction in India's GDP for 2020-21.

    Coronavirus in India: Total tally crosses 5.6 lakh mark with 18,522 cases in last 24 hrs

    India recorded a spike of 18,522 cases in the last 24 hours, pushing the total tally of Covid-19 cases to 5,66,840, with the number of fatalities inching closer to 17,000-mark, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said on Tuesday. Maharashtra, Delhi and Tamil Nadu constitute more than 60 per cent of the total Covid-19 cases in the country. A total of 3,34,822 people have recovered and discharged from hospitals. The recovery rate is 59.06 per cent among the COVID-19 patients. According to the Health Ministry data, 418 deaths were recorded in the last 24 hours, taking the COVID-19 death toll to 16,893.Coronavirus in India: Total tally crosses 5.6 lakh mark with 18,522 cases in last 24 hrs

    Nearly half MSMEs witness 20-50% impact on earnings due to COVID-19 pandemic: Survey

    The findings are based on responses from 14,444 MSMEs. The survey, conducted in the second half of May 2020, focussed on the financial impact of the pandemic on MSMEs and their outlook towards the earnings.

    India scales new single-day spike record with 16,922 cases in 24 hrs; tally surpasses 4.7 lakh

    According to the latest bulletin by the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, there has been a rise of 16,922 cases and 418 casualties across India in the past 24 hours. As a result, the overall national tally has surpassed 4,70,000. “A total of 4,73,105 positive cases have so far been reported in the country, which includes 1,86,514 active cases, 2,71,697 who have been cured/discharged and 14,894 deaths,” the Health Ministry said on Thursday.India scales new single-day spike record with 16,922 cases in 24 hrs; tally surpasses 4.7 lakh

    COVID-19 outbreak: India witnesses highest single-day spike of 17,296 new cases

    407 deaths and highest single-day spike of 17,296 new COVID-19 positive cases reported in India in the last 24 hours. Positive cases in India stand at 4,90,401 including 1,89,463 active cases,2,85,637cured/discharged/migrated and 15301 deaths. Confirmed cases have reached 1,47,741 in Maharashtra. Total number of samples tested up to 25 June is 77,76,228. COVID-19 outbreak: India witnesses highest single-day spike of 17,296 new cases

    A new world order for the coronavirus era is emerging

    As a fast rising power, China is growing more assertive and jostling with many countries.

    Coronavirus' impact on India's auto sector

    COVID-19 led to supply chain disruptions and production halt in the latter half of March 2020.

    Impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the world economy and how India is placed

    As the world is undergoing the impact of Coronavirus, the IMF has revised its global GDP growth estimate. ET Wealth studies how India is placed in this scenario.

    Service robots may help COVID-19 impacted hotels recover faster: Study

    The anticipated applications and integration of robotic technology will require leaders of the future to carefully consider the balance between the roles of service robots and human employees in the guest experience, according to the paper published in the International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management.

    No new tax in Uttar Pradesh to offset coronavirus' economic impact: Yogi Adityanath

    Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath Sunday said the state government does not intend to impose any new tax to deal with the economic impact of the coronavirus crisis. Replying to a specific question during a virtual press conference, Adityanath said, "We have started our economic activities, and it is moving on rapidly. As compared to the previous month, this month's revenue (collection) seems good." "There is no thought of imposing any separate tax, and our focus is to give more relaxation to the public. How to boost industrial activities while following social-distancing norms is our focus," he said. Watch now. (Text: PTI)No new tax in Uttar Pradesh to offset coronavirus' economic impact: Yogi Adityanath

    COVID-19 lockdown: Reliance to provide meals for 3 crore Indians

    New Delhi, Apr 20(ANI): Reliance Foundation has scaled up its meal distribution programme under Mission Anna Seva to provide over 3 crore meals to marginalised and under-resourced communities across India. Under the programme, Reliance Foundation is providing cooked meals, ready-to-eat food packets and dry ration kits to families and bulk ration to community kitchens. The entire staff of Reliance Foundation is working together in the mission on a war footing to ensure that no Indian goes hungry during the lockdown period. RIL has contributed Rs 535 crore to various relief funds, including Rs 500 crore to the PM-CARES Fund. COVID-19 lockdown: Reliance to provide meals for 3 crore Indians

    Covid-19: India records highest single-day spike of 9,987 cases; death toll 7,466

    The worrying trend of coronavirus cases continued in India on Tuesday as the country reported around 9,987 new cases and 331 fresh deaths due to COVID-19 in the last 24 hours, confirmed the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. According to the ministry's latest bulletin, the number of cases in the country now stands at 2,66,598 and the virus-related death toll at 7,466.Covid-19: India records highest single-day spike of 9,987 cases; death toll 7,466

    Covid impact: Tenants want Kerala government to bring rent regulations

    Many employees are reluctant to travel by public transport due to the fear of community spread of Covid-19 and hence are in search of a suitable accommodation.

    Single-day jump of 24,248 COVID-19 cases pushes India's tally close to 7-lakh mark

    Another big single-day jump of 24,248 COVID-19 cases took India's tally close to the 7-lakh mark on Monday, while the death toll due to the disease climbed to 19,693 with 425 new fatalities, according to the Union health ministry.

    Petrol, diesel prices hit new high across India amid COVID-19 pandemic

    The hike in fuel price has severely hit the already ‘broken back bone’ of the common man in the country amid the pandemic. The cornavirus infection and lockdown imposed due to this pandemic many people had lost their jobs. Amid this unemployment crisis, where people are roaming around to get a job for living the fuel price has become another challenge for them. The commuters said that the coronavirus lockdown has already broken their back bone and now the continuous increase in fuel hikes pushing their lives into hell.Petrol, diesel prices hit new high across India amid COVID-19 pandemic

    Coronavirus impact on India's retail sector

    Emkay Global says the fall in crude prices and moderating agri-input prices should drive margin gains for most staples.

    View: India’s economy is ailing from more than Covid-19

    The economy had already been weakened by years of mismanagement before this crisis struck.

    Sonia Gandhi holds meet with Congress LS MPs to discuss political, COVID-19 situation in India

    The Congress has been critical of the BJP-led government over various issues, especially its handling of the pandemic and the situation at the border with China in eastern Ladakh where 20 Indian soldiers were killed in a violent standoff with Chinese troops on June 15.

    Covid-19: India reports highest single-day jump of over 22,000 new cases

    India's coronavirus count jumped to 6.4 lakh on Saturday after the country reported the highest-single day spike of over 22,000 COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours. Of the total cases, 3,94,226 have been successfully treated while one case has been migrated from the country. There are 2,35,433 active cases of COVID-19 in India and all are under medical supervision. The death toll increased to 18,655 in the country with 442 more persons succumbing to the viral infection in the last 24 hours, according to the latest data released by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.Covid-19: India reports highest single-day jump of over 22,000 new cases

    India now has over 15,000 confirmed Covid-19 cases

    Confirmed coronavirus cases in India shot well past the 15,000 mark today, Health Ministry data updated at 8 am showed.The number of cases in the country stands at 15,712 at the moment. Casualties number 507 till now, while 2,231 have been listed as cured/discharged/migrated.As of 9 pm yesterday, a total of 3,72,123 samples from 3,54,969 individuals had been tested for the virus, according to latest data at Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) website.India now has over 15,000 confirmed Covid-19 cases

    Hindalco MD on improving margins and Covid impact on Q4 earnings

    Our cost of production was one of the lowest due to low coal prices and input costs, says Satish Pai. Hindalco MD on improving margins and Covid impact on Q4 earnings

    Air Arabia lays off more staff due to COVID-19 impact

    The Sharjah-based airline, which has about 2,000 employees, did not say how many employees had been affected. It laid off 57 employees in May. The latest job cuts were a "last alternative" after the airline took a series of steps in past months to protect jobs, the spokesman said, without elaborating.

    Oscars likely to be postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic

    The movie industry's biggest night is currently scheduled for February 28.

    UP CM Yogi Adityanath not to attend father's last rites amid COVID-19 lockdown challenges

    New Delhi: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath's father, Anand Singh Bisht, died this morning. Mr Bisht who was admitted to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in Delhi last month due to kidney problems died at 10.44 am.UP CM Yogi Adityanath not to attend father's last rites amid COVID-19 lockdown challenges

    COVID-19 lockdown: Lack of basic amenities force patients to stay in night shelters in Delhi

    New Delhi, Apr 20 (ANI): Amid extended nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of COVID-19, many patients and their attendants are left stranded outside prestigious All India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS) hospital in a night shelter due to lack of amenities. Patients those who were scheduled for appointment prior to implementation of lockdown are now nowhere to go as they don’t have access to transportation and basic amenities which force them to accommodate in a night shelter. For these people, life has come to a standstill and left with nowhere to go as they hope for relaxation from the lockdown to move ahead in life. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has extended nationwide lockdown till May 03. COVID-19 lockdown: Lack of basic amenities force patients to stay in night shelters in Delhi

    Coronavirus impact on healthcare sector

    Based on assessments made by different analysts and industry body Ficci, here is an impact analysis in healthcare sector.

    Covid-19: Cases in India climb to 3,43,091; death toll 9,900

    The country recorded 10,667 infections in the last 24 hours. The number of active cases stands at 1,53,178, while 1,80,012 people have recovered and one patient has migrated, according to official data. "Thus, around 52.46% patients have recovered so far," an official said. India is the fourth worst-hit nation after the US, Brazil and Russia.

    Covid-19 pandemic: With 2.36 lakh cases, India jumps to 6th spot among 10 worst-hit countries

    With the total number of coronavirus cases rising to 2.36 lakh in the country, India on Saturday jumped to the sixth position among 10 countries worst-hit by the novel coronavirus across the globe, surpassing Italy’s tally in terms of cases. As per the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare's latest data, India reported 9,887 fresh COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, taking the total number of cases in the country to 2,36,657. The death toll jumped to 6,642 after 294 fresh fatalities were reported in the country in the past 24 hours.Covid-19 pandemic: With 2.36 lakh cases, India jumps to 6th spot among 10 worst-hit countries

    Covid-19 Impact: Bata India desists discounting and price increase approach post lockdown

    While Bata India has stalled plans to open any new store in the next 3-6 months, the footwear maker has invested in expanding its product portfolio to stay relevant. The company recently launched new verticals such as Work-From-Home range with slip-ons and sandals, a collection of washable footwear, and anti-viral masks for adults and children.

    Coronavirus impact on motor, health and life insurance: PwC Report

    The next few months for the insurance industry will be difficult in returning to the high speed market growth highways they are used to for long, and they have to find innovative solutions to stay profitable and resilient.

    COVID-19 outbreak: Delhiites violate ‘social distancing’ norm at Azadpur Mandi

    New Delhi, Apr 12 (ANI): Massive crowd was seen at a vegetable market in Delhi on April 12 amid nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic. Delhiites were seen violating norms of social distancing while purchasing vegetables. On April 11, District Magistrate North directed DCP North West and Secretary APMC took all necessary measures to ensure social distancing protocol is followed at Azadpur Mandi and took strict action against those violating norms. There are total 903 confirmed cases of coronavirus in Delhi including 14 deaths. According to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, the total number of COVID-19 active cases surpassed 7,000 in India with over 240 deaths.COVID-19 outbreak: Delhiites violate ‘social distancing’ norm at Azadpur Mandi

    India coronavirus caseload goes up to 2,56,611

    It took five days for the country's caseload to to go from 2 lakh (June 2 numbers) to the 2.5 lakh mark. To put things in perspective, it had taken as many as 74 days for cases to go from 1 to 10,000.

    Covid-19: India reports highest single-day spike of 10,956 new cases; tally crosses 2.97 lakh

    India reports the highest single-day spike of 10,956 new COVID-19 cases & 396 related deaths in the last 24 hours. Total number of cases: 297535; Active cases: 141842; Cured: 147195; Deaths: 8498 deaths.Covid-19: India reports highest single-day spike of 10,956 new cases; tally crosses 2.97 lakh

    Coronavirus impact: Costly labour to burn hole in India Inc books

    Workforce shortage is biting. Wages will have to be increased to keep migrants from leaving for villages.

    India records over 9,800 Covid cases in a day; tally reaches 2,26,770

    With the biggest-ever jump of 9,851 new cases and 273 deaths in past 24 hours, the Covid-19 tally in India reached 2,26,770 on Friday, a Health Ministry data revealed. The surge comes amid the first phase of unlock after a two-month shutdown even as the government plans to open religious places from next week. Of the total cases, 1,10,960 are active, and 1,09,462 have recovered, while 6,348 lost the battle against the pandemic so far.India records over 9,800 Covid cases in a day; tally reaches 2,26,770

    India's coronavirus death count crosses 4,000

    Over the past 24 hours, cases in India jumped by 6,977, the sixth consecutive peak in daily cases. The death toll also rose by 154, a new peak. New cases were reported from 26 states/UTs, compared to 27 a day before.

    India may suffer devastating climate change impact in 80 years: Study

    The study, published in the journal Earth Systems and Environment last month, suggests that northwestern India is at "particularly high risk" to flooding from snow and glacier melt caused by temperatures projected to rise by the end of the 21st century.

    India turns to cardboard beds in coronavirus battle

    The low-cost beds are chemically coated to make them waterproof and can hold a 300-kilogramme (660-pound) load, said Vikram Dhawan, who along with his brother came up with the design while they were stuck at home during the country's months-long lockdown.

    Coronavirus in India: Total cases count crosses six lakh mark, death toll nears 18,000

    India recorded 19,148 new COVID19 cases in the last 24 hours. According to the latest figures shared by the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, (MoHFW), the death count rose by 434. With this, the COVID-19 positive cases in India stand at 6,04,641 including 2,26,947 active cases, 3,59,860 cured/ discharged/ migrated. The total number of deaths recorded so far stands at 17,834.Coronavirus in India: Total cases count crosses six lakh mark, death toll nears 18,000

    Covid-19 impact: Q1 to be a washout for IT sector, say analysts

    TCS is expected to see revenue drop by 6%, Infosys by 5% and Tech Mahindra by 9%.

    Covid-19 crisis: MoHFW issues guideline to all central govt employees

    Covid-19 crisis: MoHFW issues a 17-point guideline to all central govt employees. Details by TIMES NOW's Mohit Sharma.Covid-19 crisis: MoHFW issues guideline to all central govt employees

    COVID-19: Actor Salman Khan condemns attacks on doctors, police personnel

    New Delhi, Apr 16 (ANI): Bollywood actor Salman Khan is deeply disturbed after reading about the growing violence against doctors and police personnel in various cities. Salman Khan said, “Doctors and nurses came to save you and you pelted stones on them, COVID-19 patients are running from hospital to nowhere, all these will not anyone.” “Because of some people all the citizens are suffering,” the actor further added and urged people to support the doctors and police personnel during this humanitarian crisisCOVID-19: Actor Salman Khan condemns attacks on doctors, police personnel

    India's Covid-19 count crosses the 9,000 mark

    COVID-19 curve in India crosses the 9,000 mark. The total number of deaths reported in the country stands at 308India's Covid-19 count crosses the 9,000 mark

    Coronavirus in India: 19,459 new cases, 380 deaths reported in 24 hours; total tally nears 5.5 lakh

    India on Monday witnessed a spike of 19,459 cases in last 24 hours, pushing the total tally to 5,48,318, according to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. The country continued to be the fourth worst hit among 213 countries, with 2,10,120 active cases and 16,475 deaths. A total of 3,21,722 people has recovered and been discharged from hospitals. The recovery rate is 58.56 per cent among the COVID-19 patients. According to the Health Ministry data, 380 deaths were recorded in a day taking the COVID-19 death toll to 16,475.Coronavirus in India: 19,459 new cases, 380 deaths reported in 24 hours; total tally nears 5.5 lakh

    COVID-19: India sees record single-day spike of 24,850 cases, total tally mounts to 6,73,165

    On July 05, India reported the highest single-day spike of 24,850 new COVID-19 cases and 613 deaths in the last 24 hours. As of now, positive cases stand at 6,73,165 including 2,44,814 active cases, 4,09,083 cured/discharged/migrated and 19,268 deaths. Maharashtra being the worst affected state recorded over 2 lakh confirmed cases. According to Ministry of Health, total confirmed cases in Maharashtra is 2,00,064. According to Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), the total number of samples tested up to July 4 is 97,89,066 of which 2,48,934 samples were tested on July 04.COVID-19: India sees record single-day spike of 24,850 cases, total tally mounts to 6,73,165

    India's COVID-19 tally, fatality rate per million population lowest in world: Health ministry

    Chile has witnessed 15,459.8 COVID-19 cases per million population, while Peru has 9,070.8 cases per million people. The US, Brazil, Spain, Russia, the UK, Italy and Mexico have 8,560.5, 7,419.1, 5,358.7, 4,713.5, 4,204.4, 3,996.1 and 1,955.8 cases per million, respectively, according to the WHO report.

    Lockdown led to 30% surge in resumes from job seekers: Recruitment firms

    Placement firm TeamLease Services has received 22,367 resumes in May from hospitality sectors alone, up a staggering 444 per cent from 4,109 in the previous month. Professionals who are proactively looking out have either been handed out pink slips or are facing job threats as their companies take the restructuring route, said executives aware of the matter.

    India's Covid-19 tally crosses 7 lakh-mark with 22,252 fresh cases, toll rises to 20,160

    India's coronavirus infection caseload stands at 7,19,665, the ministry's data updated at 8 am showed. With a steady rise, the number of recoveries stands at 4,39,947, while there are 2,59,557 active cases of coronavirus infection in the country.

    COVID-19 effect: Air India withdraws job offers for around 180 trainee cabin crew members

    "The airline has taken a decision to withdraw job offers for about 180 trainees who were to join as cabin crew after completing their training as the aviation sector has been hit hard due to the coronavirus pandemic," said an airline official.

    India's COVID-19 cases per lakh population among lowest in world: Health Ministry

    For every one lakh population, there are 30.04 coronavirus cases in India, while the global average is over three times at 114.67, the ministry said, referring to the WHO Situation Report 153, dated June 21.

    UN reaches out to India for global vaccine supplies as COVID lockdown prompts fears

    United Nations reaches out to India as COVID lockdown prompts other fears.India assures the UN on all vaccines.TIMES NOW's Srinjoy Chowdhury with details.UN reaches out to India for global vaccine supplies as COVID lockdown prompts fears

    COVID-19 in India: Highest single-day spike of 11,929 cases; death toll rises over 9K

    India witnessed its highest-ever spike of 11,929 new cases in the last 24 hours, taking the total number of COVID-19 cases in the country to 3,20,922, according to the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. With 311 deaths reported in the last 24 hours, the coronavirus death toll has now reached 9,195. Out of the total number of cases, 1,49,348 are active and 1,62,379 have been cured/discharged/migrated. Maharashtra continues to be the worst-affected state with as many as 1,04,568 cases, followed by Tamil Nadu (42,687) and Delhi.COVID-19 in India: Highest single-day spike of 11,929 cases; death toll rises over 9K

    Covid-19: With 9,985 new cases in 24 hours, India's tally crosses 2.76 lakh; death toll 7,745

    9,985 new COVID-19 cases and 279 deaths have been reported in India in the last 24 hours. The total number of cases in the country now stands at 2,76,583, including 1,33,632 active cases, 1,35,206 cured/discharged/migrated cases and 7,745 deaths, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said on Wednesday morning.Covid-19: With 9,985 new cases in 24 hours, India's tally crosses 2.76 lakh; death toll 7,745

    India reports 14,821 new COVID cases, 445 deaths in last 24 hours

    445 deaths and spike of 14,821 new COVID-19 positive cases reported in India in last 24 hrs. Positive cases in India stand at 4,25,282 including 1,74,387 active cases, 2,37,196 cured/discharged/migrated & 13699 deaths, according to the Ministry of Health.India reports 14,821 new COVID cases, 445 deaths in last 24 hours

    COVID-19 crisis: Over 20 Navy sailors in Mumbai test positive for coronavirus

    Mumbai: At least 20 sailors of the Indian Navy at INS Angre have tested positive for Covid-19 in Mumbai on Saturday. The INS Angre is a shore based logistics and shore-based support establishment of the Western Naval Command.COVID-19 crisis: Over 20 Navy sailors in Mumbai test positive for coronavirus

    India's Covid-19 count crosses the 8,000 mark

    The novel coronavirus has infected 8,356 people in India, killed 273, as per the latest update by the Union Health Ministry. According to the latest data available 909 new cases were reported in the last 24 hours, 34 people have died of the infectionIndia's Covid-19 count crosses the 8,000 mark

    COVID-19: Government identifies 170 hotspot districts

    Detailing the government's plan to contain local outbreak of coronavirus, Lav Agarwal, Joint Secretary, MoHFW, underlined that the affected areas have been divided into two zones- Containment zone and Buffer Zone. The containment zone has been divided into sectors with 50 houses each (30 houses in difficult areas) emphasised Agarwal. The cluster-containment strategy has yielded positive results, said the officialCOVID-19: Government identifies 170 hotspot districts

    ET Catalyse Virtual 05: HDFC Bank's Jahid Ahmed on digital marketing and Covid communication

    In our second BFSI special, we spoke to Jahid Ahmed, VP and Head- Digital, Content and Social Media Marketing at HDFC, to understand how digital as a channel helps a brand to respond quickly in a crisis. From building powerful ORM strategies to tips for marketing effectively in Covid, Jahid emphasized on the importance, and difficulty, in extracting positive consumer sentiment, a metric close to a marketer's heart.ET Catalyse Virtual 05: HDFC Bank's Jahid Ahmed on digital marketing and Covid communication

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