Vistara to suspend international operations from March 20

Vistara to suspend international operations from March 20

🕔20:09, 18.Mar 2020

New Delhi, March 18  Vistara Airline, a full-service carrier, on Wednesday said it will temporarily suspend its international operations from March 20, due to the global travel restrictions imposed to curb the spread of COVID-19. According to the airline, its

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RBI announces Rs 10K cr OMO purchase of govt securities

RBI announces Rs 10K cr OMO purchase of govt securities

🕔20:08, 18.Mar 2020

Mumbai, March 18  The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Wednesday announced it would purchase government securities worth Rs 10,000 crore through open market operations in a bid to increase liquidity and enhance confidence in the market amid the coronavirus

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Coronavirus could kill 22 lakh Americans, warns study

Coronavirus could kill 22 lakh Americans, warns study

🕔20:07, 18.Mar 2020

London, March 18 In the absence of a vaccine and drastic measures to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus, the disease may kill as many as 22 lakh people in the US and over 5 lakh in the UK, according

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All cinemas, malls, weekly bazaars shut in Gurugram till March 31

All cinemas, malls, weekly bazaars shut in Gurugram till March 31

🕔20:06, 18.Mar 2020

Gurugram, With the number of positive coronavirus (Covid-19) cases rising in the region, the Gurugram District Administration on Wednesday suspended a number of activities with immediate effect to prevent and control the Covid-19 outbreak in the district. Gurugram has so

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Rajya Sabha passes Indian medicine, homoeopathy Bills

Rajya Sabha passes Indian medicine, homoeopathy Bills

🕔20:05, 18.Mar 2020

New Delhi, March 18  The Rajya Sabha on Wednesday passed by voice vote the National Commission for Indian System of Medicine Bill, and the National Commission for Homoeopathy Bill, paving the way for setting up of two panels with the

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Over 500 cases in S-E Asia, India in top 3: WHO

Over 500 cases in S-E Asia, India in top 3: WHO

🕔20:03, 18.Mar 2020

New Delhi, March 18 The total number of confirmed novel coronavirus cases in the Southeast Asian Region crossed the 500-mark on Wednesday and the disease there has claimed nine lives so far. In a data shared by Southeast Asia region office

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NHPC explores Renewable Energy Plans in Telangana

NHPC explores Renewable Energy Plans in Telangana

🕔19:55, 18.Mar 2020

Shri A.K. Singh, CMD, NHPC and Shri Janardan Choudhary, Director (Technical), NHPC along with team from Renewable Energy Division, NHPC held a series of meetings with senior Telangana State dignitaries at Hyderabad on 15th and 16th March 2020 to discuss NHPC’s intentions

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HPCL commissions its 1st Retail Outlet in Bhutan in partnership with STBCL

HPCL commissions its 1st Retail Outlet in Bhutan in partnership with STBCL

🕔19:53, 18.Mar 2020

HPCL’s first Retail outlet in Bhutan has been commissioned on 11th March, 2020 in partnership with State Trading Corporation of Bhutan (STBCL), a Govt. of Bhutan entity. The outlet was inaugurated by the venerable LatshogLopen of Bhutan Central Monastic body

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NCLT allows 90 days extension for Jet Airways resolution

NCLT allows 90 days extension for Jet Airways resolution

🕔17:09, 18.Mar 2020

Mumbai, March 18  In a relief for the Jet Airways’ lenders, the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) on Wednesday approved their request for an extension to the corporate insolvency resolution process (CIRP) of the airline by another 90 days. The

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Anthony Fauci confident new guidelines will flatten COVID-19 curve

Anthony Fauci confident new guidelines will flatten COVID-19 curve

🕔13:30, 18.Mar 2020

New York, March 18  Americas leading infectious diseases scientist serving on the White House coronavirus task force is confident that the cocktail of containment and mitigation measures which has has sent the US into a near shutdown will be successful

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Yogi invited to world cities’ summit in Singapore

Yogi invited to world cities’ summit in Singapore

🕔13:29, 18.Mar 2020

Lucknow, March 18 As he completes three years in office, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has another reason to rejoice. He has been invited by the Singapore government to the World Cities Summit – 2020 (WCS) to be held from

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COVID-19 toll surges to 3,237 in China

COVID-19 toll surges to 3,237 in China

🕔13:28, 18.Mar 2020

Beijing, March 18 The death toll due to the COVID-19 outbreak in China has increased to 3,237, authorities said on Wednesday, while the number of confirmed cases in the Asian country has risen to 80,894. Chinese health authorities reported 11 deaths

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No impact on Indian economy due to COVID-19: Anurag Thakur

No impact on Indian economy due to COVID-19: Anurag Thakur

🕔13:21, 18.Mar 2020

New Delhi, March 18  While the world economy has taken some beating after the outbreak of coronavirus or COVID-19, Minister of State for Finance Anurag Singh Thakur on Tuesday pointed out that the latest data “do not suggest any adverse

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MakeMyTrip waives off cancellation, rescheduling fees

MakeMyTrip waives off cancellation, rescheduling fees

🕔13:19, 18.Mar 2020

New Delhi, March 18  Leading online travel aggregator MakeMyTrip on Tuesday announced that the company is waiving off fee for processing cancellation or rescheduling requests for domestic as well as international flights up to April 30. “MakeMyTrip is not levying

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Amazon to hire 1 lakh workers in US amid Covid-19 shutdown

Amazon to hire 1 lakh workers in US amid Covid-19 shutdown

🕔13:14, 18.Mar 2020

San Francisco, March 18  Amazon plans to hire 100,000 new full and part-time staff across the US in its fulfilment centres and delivery network as more and people are relying on online deliveries for their daily needs due to the

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OMCs look at more spot buying of crude with prices falling

OMCs look at more spot buying of crude with prices falling

🕔13:13, 18.Mar 2020

New Delhi, March 18 Public sector oil refiners BPCL, and IOC plan to increase spot buying of oil from the market to take advantage of the low global crude prices and boost their margins. A source in the Indian Oil

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COVID-19: Travel, hospitality cos assure customer-support

COVID-19: Travel, hospitality cos assure customer-support

🕔13:10, 18.Mar 2020

Mumbai, March 18  With the novel coronavirus pandemic deepening with every passing day, and several people refraining even from domestic travel, travel and hospitality companies have assured support to their customers owing to the uncertain times. People have had to

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CEOs need to shun wait and watch approach to fight COVID-19

CEOs need to shun wait and watch approach to fight COVID-19

🕔13:08, 18.Mar 2020

New Delhi, March 18  With the novel coronavirus outbreak now spreading to over 150 countries in the world, it is time for business managers to act and shun the “wait and watch” approach, says a report. As CEO, you must

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Depositors’ money safe, don’t see panic withdrawals: Yes Bank

Depositors’ money safe, don’t see panic withdrawals: Yes Bank

🕔13:07, 18.Mar 2020

Mumbai, March 18  With normal banking services in Yes Bank to resume at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, the private sector bank’s administrator and new investors assured all deposit holders that their savings in the bank were absolutely safe and customers

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Apparel exporters seek Centre’s support amid corona crisis

Apparel exporters seek Centre’s support amid corona crisis

🕔13:06, 18.Mar 2020

New Delhi, March 18  The Apparel Export Promotion Council (AEPC) on Tuesday wrote to Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman requesting her immediate intervention to maintain the viability of the country’s apparel exporters due to the uncertainty in the global markets. In

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