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Why India needs a composite strategy to combat Coronavirus

There might seem to be many options, but effectively there is only one. That is what India is looking at right now.


01 April, 2020, 07:33 AM IST



From Flipkart to Uber, startups unite to deliver essentials

E-commerce firms sought help to move packages through Indian Railways' freight network which has remained operational for movement of essentials.

  • UN's trade body, however, did not give a detailed explanation as to why and how India and China will be the exceptions as the world faces a recession and loss in global income that will impact developing countries. Further, given the deteriorating global conditions, fiscal and foreign exchange constraints are bound to tighten further over the course of the year.

    ICCR with its focus on building cultural links with countries around the world and connecting people to people through Cultural and Educational exchanges, has urged Indians and other nationalities across the world to express their emotions through a competition entitled United against CORONA- Express through Art.

    The company told analysts that the unsold stock totals about 1.5 lakh units. With the Supreme Court allowing 10% of unsold inventory to be registered, Hero MotoCorp will be offering discounts of Rs 10,000 on a motorcycle and about Rs 15,000 on a scooter to clear inventory that remains unsold.

    Sale of residential apartments dropped 42% to 45,200 units in the first quarter compared to the same period a year earlier, data from property consultancy firm Anarock showed.

    The 17 Zones of the Indian railways will initially start with converting 5,000 coaches into isolation units. The ministry had last week asked its rolling stock production units to start manufacturing medical equipment in preparedness of the outbreak.

    Trump has long argued for massive spending on roads, bridges and other basic but long neglected infrastructure across the United States. His latest proposal comes a week after he signed a $2-trillion economic relief bill aimed at helping businesses large and small survive the nationwide economic shutdown forced by social distancing.

    "We have decided to pass on the full benefit of the recent RBI's policy rate cut of 75 bps to our borrowers covered under external benchmark-linked product of repo-linked lending rate (RLLR)," PNB said in a statement.

    Industry insiders said usage and engagement rates of TikTok and Instagram's live videos have gone up significantly during the lockdown with more content and views being generated by users. But, despite digital usage going up, brands and advertisers are holding on to digital spends fearing a backlash.

    Tata Motors will turn its domestic passenger vehicle division into a separate unit and seek a strategic partnership to help secure its long-term viability.

    Washington Gov. Jay Inslee says officials will begin cracking down on businesses or groups that violate the state's stay at home order. At a...

    You would have given your bank account numbers and IFSC codes for various financial transactions. Unless these accounts are seamlessly merged into the financial system of the anchor bank, you would be required to change the details of your bank account.

    China's manufacturing rebounded in March as authorities relaxed anti-disease controls and allowed factories to reopen, an official survey showed Tuesday, but an industry group warned the economy has yet to fully recover.

    "I have made repeated offers to pay 100 % of the amount borrowed by KFA to the Banks. Neither are Banks willing to take money and neither is the ED willing to release their attachments which they did at the behest of the Banks. I wish the FM would listen in this time of crisis" .

    The consortium, which also includes seven Formula One teams including McLaren and Mercedes, home to World Champion Lewis Hamilton, said they had pulled staff off existing projects to meet the national need. Some 1,228 people have died from coronavirus in the United Kingdom.

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