First coronavirus case confirmed in Germany: Bavarian health ministry
The first case of the deadly coronavirus that is wreaking havoc in China with death toll standing at 106, has now been confirmed in Germany's southern Bavaria region.
‘Safe is the new cool’: Sunny Leone dons mask at airport, urges followers to stay safe from Coronavirus
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Neerja Birla says mental healthcare should be available in rural areas, finds art therapy liberating
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RBI advises Ministry of Finance against PSB recapitalisation in Budget 2020
RBI advises Ministry of Finance against PSB recapitalisation in the Budget 2020, say govt sources. Here's Nayantara Rai of ET NOW with more ...
Intel India staff health benefits extended to domestic partners
Employees can enrol their same-sex or opposite-sex domestic partners as dependents in the hospitalisation insurance policy, effective January 1. Once enrolled, the domestic partner is also covered in the employee’s outpatient policy. Additionally, domestic partners can be registered as nominees or beneficiaries.
Novel coronavirus: Centre steps up vigil in areas bordering Nepal, reviews preparedness of states
Union Health Secretary Preeti Sudan chaired a video-conference meeting with chief secretaries and police chiefs of the five states bordering Nepal -- Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, West Bengal and Sikkim to review their preparedness for prevention and management of novel coronavirus. The Principal Secretary (Health) carried out a similar exercise.
Health Ministry urges people to come forward and report coronavirus symptoms, sets up helpline
Govt urged those with travel history to China since Jan 1 to report themselves if they experience symptoms.
Oil rises as investors take stock of economic hit from virus
"Oil's bloodbath appears to be over for now," said Edward Moya, senior market analyst at OANDA.
Air India’s buyer may have to bear cost of benefits to staff retiring post deal
The gratuity and medical liabilities would be in the range of Rs 180 crore per annum, which is about 0.6% of the total revenues as on date and would not cost the future owners a lot, according to the official. Air India has 16,077 employees, including 9,617 permanent employees that are entitled for gratuity and pensions.
How Muddy Waters is hammering Indian billionaire’s NMC Health
NMC’s margins are “too good to be true” relative to peers, said Muddy Waters.
Former footballer Ahmad Rashad supports NFL’s focus on concussions, players' long-term health
In 2013, the National Football League introduced a concussion protocol.
Budget 2020: What FM Sitharaman can do to ease liquidity conditions
With the Union Budget 2020 just around the corner, ET's Vinay Pandey and Saubhik Chakrabarti discuss what measures are available with FM Nir...
Budget wishlist: Education leaders bat for 1-yr compulsory internship; want experiential learning that will boost mental health, self-confidence
Industry experts are also optimistic about a hike in funds for higher education.
Coronavirus: 633 people under observation in Kerala
"A total of 633 people are under observation in the state. As of now everything is under control. But we need to remain vigilant until the World Health Organisation says its safe," state Health Minister K K Shylaja said.
Mental health: Govt hospitals to roll out Nimhans & IIIT-B - developed software from April
Apart from Nimhans in Bengaluru, district government hospitals across Karnataka are running a flagship mental health programme with large number of footfalls everyday. The Nimhans and IIIT-B developed the software at the request of the Karnataka Government which also funded its development, Nimhans director Dr. BN Gangadhar told ET.
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