Bruised Indian economy to be battered further by coronavirus: Reuters poll
According to the Reuters poll of economists taken March 25-26, India's economy will expand just 4.0% annually on a year ago in the quarter that ends on March 31, the weakest since comparable records began in early 2012. India's informal sector, the backbone of the economy, will be hardest hit as economic activity comes to a standstill.
After Army, Supreme Court grants permanent commission to women officers in Navy
The SC said that denial of permanent commission to SSC women ...
Gold extends losses from Monday's meltdown on flight for cash
Platinum rose 3% to $638 per ounce, after posting its biggest one-day percentag...
Germany tries to stop US from luring away firm seeking coronavirus vaccine
On its website, CureVac said CEO Daniel Menichella early this month met Trump, Vice President Mike Pence, members of the White House Coronavirus Task Force and senior representatives of pharmaceutical and biotech companies to discuss a vaccine.
Multiple rockets fall inside Iraq's Taji base
An Iraqi colonel inside the base told Reuters he heard at least 10 rockets hit the base and said he could now hear sirens blaring. It was not immediately clear if there had been any casualties and no group has claimed responsibility. The Iraqi army found an abandoned truck with a rocket launcher and some unused Katyusha rockets on its back in the nearby area of Umm al-Izam
BPCL buys 2 million barrels extra Saudi oil for April
"We will be taking two additional cargoes of Arab mix...we have got a mix of Arab light and Arab medium," BPCL's head of refineries R. Ramachandran told Reuters.
Coronavirus hits Formula One racers; Haas, McLaren team members quarantined, tested for virus
McLaren said one team member had self-isolated in the team hotel as a precaution.
India's poor risk loss of privacy, land in drive to digitise records
India's national land record modernisation programme seeks to re-survey lands, verify and upgrade records, and put the information online by 2021. Authorities have said this will enable them to monitor land sales more easily, increase tax revenue and reduce corruption.
YES Bank current management may be replaced: Source
"The board has recommended to undertake a viability study before taking a decision on Yes Bank," the source, who attended the board meeting, told Reuters.
Lufthansa to ground 150 aircraft due to coronavirus
"We are dynamically adjusting our plans to reflect extraordinary circumstances," a Lufthansa spokesman said, adding that 25 of the 150 grounded aircraft are long-haul jets. Last week Lufthansa said it had grounded 23 long-haul aircraft.
OPEC's oil cut proposal enough to push prices back to $60 per barrel
"Compensatory measures will be taken which will take the excess oil off the market."
Real negotiations in Afghanistan begin now: Jaishankar
On Monday, the Taliban announced that that it will only take part in the intra-Afghan talks in Oslo in March after the release of the prisoners. There were also reports that Taliban had stated that it would resume military operations against Afghan forces, but would spare foreign troops.
Sensex crashes 1,448 points; Rs 5.50 lakh crore gone in a day!
The BSE market capitalisation fell Rs 5.06 lakh crore to Rs 146.87 lakh crore.
Indian stocks likely to rise this year, depending on economic recovery: Poll
More than 50 brokers and analysts reflected a slightly more pessimistic view about the market.
Defending against Xerox, HP doubles down on share buybacks, cost cuts
On Monday, HP reported $14.6 billion in fourth-quarter revenue, slightly lower from last year.
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