Coronavirus impact: Bad loans may surge with private sector banks facing maximum risk
A stress test conducted by the regulator prior to the outbreak of the virus showed that overall bad loans could rise to 10.5 percent of total loans in September 2020 from 9.3 percent in September last in the worse-case scenario of `severe stress.’
COVID-19: Assam man booked for not self-reporting to admin after arrival from abroad Hailakandi
The FIR under Section 188 (disobedience to or...
One month's lockdown can erode 8-10% of construction firms' Q4 revenue: Report
Fourth quarter of every fiscal typically accounts for 30-35 pe...
CII seeks exemption for e-commerce, ITeS, food processing from prohibitory orders
"For safeguarding the uninterrupted supply of consumer items in the market, CII urges the government to keep the manufacturing facilities of the food processing industry open under the strictest of safety and hygiene guidelines," Chandrajit Banerjee, Director General, CII, said.
US reports 10,000 virus cases in a single day as Trump warns against hoarding of medical supplies
The US also for the first time registered over 130 deaths in a day due to coronavirus, taking the total number of fatalities to 550 by Monday night.
Post-corona outbreak, restaurants get creative with home delivery options; give curbside service, 'boozy twist'
To address diminishing reservations, some restaurants are thinking outside the box.
Italy reports almost 800 new virus deaths, new daily record
Italy on Saturday reported 793 new coronavirus deaths, a one-day record that saw its toll shoot up to 4,825 - 38.3 per cent of the world's total. The number of COVID-19 infections rose by 6,557 to 53,578, another record.
Mizoram has taken the first step towards ending its dog meat trade: Humane Society International
In a move welcomed by Humane Society International/India, the Mizoram Legislative Assembly unanimously passed the Animal Slaughter Bill 2020. HSI/India now urges the Government of Mizoram to end the cruel and illegal dog meat trade.
Gujarat reports first coronavirus cases; two infected
For the first time, two positive cases of the novel coronavirus, one of them a woman, were detected in Gujarat, said officials on Thursday as it joined a growing list of states affected by the infection.
Singapore reports two deaths from coronavirus, first fatalities in country
The patients who died were a 75-year-old Singaporean woman and a 64-year-old Indonesian man, the health minstry said in a statement.
FDA lifts curbs on Indian maker of malaria drug touted by Donald Trump as a Covid counter
Hydroxychloroquine is being snapped up by medical systems at more than twice the typical pace as U.S. hospitals seek to build large inventories in anticipation of the medication’s potential use in patients with Covid-19.
Men, say no to junk food: Plant-based diet reduces risk of heart disease
People who eat sweets, refined grains and juices show no heart health benefit.
Procurement of wheat may be delayed
The procurement process officially commences on April 1 in Northern states as farmers sell their cereal produce in designated mandis to the government agencies at minimum support price (MSP) in these states.
First positive case of Coronavirus reported in West Bengal
The first confirmed novel coronavirus case was detected in West Bengal on Tuesday, as a youth who returned from the UK recently tested posit...
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