Delhi: War on one pandemic brings another back
Experts feel the gains made over the last year have, to a large extent, been nullified in this period. A study estimates that Delhi generates 690 tonnes of plastic each day, with just 20% of that eventually recycled. Before Covid-related plastic waste, the biggest problems in Delhi, as determined by a study by NGO Chintan, were tetrapacks and milk packets.
Stocks slump on virus, trade war concerns
Meanwhile, the US said it is considering new taxes on $3.1 billion in European imports amid a dispu...
Retail sales of vehicles pick up speed in June
Sales were down about 25% from a year earlier in June for passenger vehicle makers, after a wa...
'At war time speed', China leads COVID-19 vaccine race
While a laggard in the global vaccine industry, China, where the new coronavirus is thought to have originated, has brought state, military and private sectors together in a quest to combat a disease that has killed over 500,000 people worldwide.
Fertiliser retailers told to accept digital payments
The Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers’ (MoCF) directive comes amid the crucial Kharif cropping season and is aimed at promoting digital payments in the largely cash-dominated agricultural trade markets.
How Leh is besieged by pandemic, loss of tourism income and the shadow of war
A fresh spell of Covid-19 cases, consequent loss of tourism revenue and incursions by the People’s Liberation Army of China across the Line of Actual Control on its eastern border have dampened spirits. Fear and frustration is in the air as residents closely track the news coming in from the flashpoints of Pangong Tso and Galwan Valley, about 200 km from Leh.
MG Motor retails 2,012 units in June
"Even though our sales performance in June was better than May this year, we continue to face headwinds in supply chain and logistics due to multiple issues," MG Motor India Director Sales Rakesh Sidana said.
RIL close to buying Future’s retail business
Several other players like US-based retail giant Amazon had evinced interest in Future Group.
Momentum in online, app-based sales to stay for retailers
According to experts, now online channel has become "inevitable" for the traditional retailers and would have to push this channel further to compete with local kirana shops, which are also now getting smarter by adopting digital technologies during the lockdown period.
India was to benefit from US-China trade war, but Vietnam emerged as the winner
Bold reforms will be needed if India has to make its position as the next best alternative.
$2 billion war chest to help Piramal tide over Covid crisis
Pharma stake sale penultimate in ongoing reorganisation, to provide growth capital for pharma, deleverage group balance sheet
Drug controller asks states to enforce maximum retail price for Remdesivir
The drug controller has said that the importer of the drug (Gilead pharma) took an import licence on 1st of June and is yet to supply the drug. The other companies who have licence to supply the drug include Hetero, Cipla and Mylan.
India yet to understand China’s mind: Kargil War Hero
The Kargil war hero stated that Chinese could never be trusted as they have global strategic designs and currently they are working in tandem with Pakistan to isolate India. The Indian Army, Wangchuk said, was capable and equipped enough to deal with any escalation along LAC, however pointed out that cyber warfare is the weakness of India.
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