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Banks’ GNPA ratio may surge to 14.7% in FY21: RBI report

Banks’ GNPA ratio may surge to 14.7% in FY21: RBI report

🕔19:17, 24.Jul 2020

Mumbai, July 24  The Covid-19 pandemic is likely to worsen India’s bad loan scenario, as the latest Financial Stability Report of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) predicts that gross non-performing assets (NPA) ratio of Indian banks may increase to

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Retail investors’ participation in equity market surges: SEBI chief

Retail investors’ participation in equity market surges: SEBI chief

🕔17:44, 22.Jul 2020

New Delhi, July 22  Despite Covid-19 pandemic, there has been a surge in participation of retail investors in the equity market over the last few months, SEBI Chairman Ajay Tyagi said on Wednesday. Addressing the Ficci’s 17th Annual Capital Market

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200 million higher education students impacted by Covid-19 pandemic: Coursera

200 million higher education students impacted by Covid-19 pandemic: Coursera

🕔17:00, 18.Jul 2020

New Delhi [India], July 18 — The Covid-19 pandemic has impacted the lives of more than 555 million workers and 200 million higher education students around the globe, according to the world’s largest online learning platform Coursera. In India, the

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Plea in SC for live Amarnath darshan through internet and TV

Plea in SC for live Amarnath darshan through internet and TV

🕔07:30, 10.Jul 2020

New Delhi, July 10  A plea has been moved in the Supreme Court seeking restriction on the access of the general public/devotees in this year’s Amarnath Yatra due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. The petitioners have also sought direction to

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India to play leading role in global economic revival: PM

India to play leading role in global economic revival: PM

🕔18:35, 9.Jul 2020

New Delhi, July 9  As the world goes through a recession amid the Covid-19 pandemic, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said that India will play a leading role in the global economic revival. Delivering his inaugural speech at the

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PE-VC investors see decline in fund raising activity: Crisil

PE-VC investors see decline in fund raising activity: Crisil

🕔07:54, 8.Jul 2020

New Delhi, July 8  As much as 90 per cent of private equity and venture capital investors envisage a decline in fund-raising activities over the next 6 to 12 months because of the Covid-19 pandemic, a Crisil Research survey showed

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Bali to welcome foreign tourists from September

Bali to welcome foreign tourists from September

🕔18:55, 6.Jul 2020

Bali, July 6  Indonesia’s resort island of Bali will allow international tourists to visit from September 11 after being closed to visitors due to the COVID-19 pandemic, it was reported on Monday. The island held a mass prayer on Sunday

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70% startups hit by Covid-19, 12% shut: FICCI-IAN survey

70% startups hit by Covid-19, 12% shut: FICCI-IAN survey

🕔15:42, 5.Jul 2020

New Delhi, July 5 The Covid-19 pandemic has made an unprecedented impact on the Indian businesses, particularly small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and startups. According to a joint survey by FICCI and Indian Angel Network (IAN), the pandemic has hit

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President urges people to follow discipline amid corona crisis

President urges people to follow discipline amid corona crisis

🕔12:53, 4.Jul 2020

New Delhi, July 4  President Ram Nath Kovind on Saturday urged people to follow discipline and maintain physical distance to protect themselves from the COVID-19 pandemic. He said this on the occasion of Asaadh Poornima while inaugurating the Dharma Chakra

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Greed for revenue keeps petrol, diesel prices high even in low oil price market

Greed for revenue keeps petrol, diesel prices high even in low oil price market

🕔21:15, 29.Jun 2020

New Delhi, June 29  The economic crisis triggered by the Covid-19 pandemic has once again shifted attention of both the Centre and the states towards the oil sector to generate additional revenue for meeting the spending needs for exigencies. The

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Pranayam helps in combating stress, anxiety, depression: AIIMS research

Pranayam helps in combating stress, anxiety, depression: AIIMS research

🕔18:02, 23.Jun 2020

New Delhi, June 23  Amid the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic — when people are battling stress, uncertainties and health risks — a study done by the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) has found that yoga- and meditation-based lifestyle intervention

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UAE airlines help Indian repatriation with charter services

UAE airlines help Indian repatriation with charter services

🕔11:09, 18.Jun 2020

Dubai, June 18  Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, UAE has taken the lead to repatriate Indians stranded in the country through chartered flights. Several companies and community groups have chartered repatriation flights with the UAE airlines, with some of them operating

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Fuel price rise may continue in June but quantum may reduce

Fuel price rise may continue in June but quantum may reduce

🕔16:44, 15.Jun 2020

New Delhi, June 15  Consumers are unlikely to get respite from the rising price of auto fuels — petrol and diesel as oil companies plan to cover their entire gap of around Rs 8 per litre on sale of the

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GST Council gives more time to taxpayers to revive cancelled registration

GST Council gives more time to taxpayers to revive cancelled registration

🕔18:49, 12.Jun 2020

New Delhi, June 12  As a step towards trade facilitation in this difficult times of Covid-19 pandemic, the GST Council on Friday decided to give more time to the taxpayers to file for revocation of their GST registration. Accordingly, the

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GST Council to meet again in July on compensation to states: FM

GST Council to meet again in July on compensation to states: FM

🕔18:47, 12.Jun 2020

New Delhi, June 12  Faced with a sharp decline in GST collections due to the lockdown and disruptions in economic activities across the country, the Central government may look at paying GST compensation to states using a portion of its

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Repayment date for short term agri loans extended to Aug 31

Repayment date for short term agri loans extended to Aug 31

🕔07:23, 2.Jun 2020

New Delhi, June 2  Extending relief to the farmers amid the difficult time of the Covid-19 pandemic, the Union Cabinet on Monday approved the extension of repayment date for short term loans for agriculture and allied activities by banks which

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New method to help epidemiologists map COVID-19 spread

New method to help epidemiologists map COVID-19 spread

🕔18:07, 31.May 2020

New York, May 31  Researchers have developed a method they believe will help epidemiologists predict more efficiently the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic. The study, published in the journal Physica D: Nonlinear Phenomena, outlines a solution to the ‘SIR’ epidemic

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Economic distress and social discontent will rise due to pandemic: WEF

Economic distress and social discontent will rise due to pandemic: WEF

🕔14:06, 19.May 2020

New Delhi, May 19 Economic distress and social discontent will rise over the next 18 months unless there are efforts to manage the fallout of the Covid-19 pandemic, World Economic Forum (WEF) has said. These are the findings of Covid-19 outlook

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COVID-19 could cost global economy $8.8tn, says ADB

COVID-19 could cost global economy $8.8tn, says ADB

🕔19:43, 15.May 2020

Manila, May 15  The global economy could suffer between $5.8 trillion and $8.8 trillion in losses — equivalent to 6.4 per cent to 9.7 per cent of the global GDP — due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Asian Development Bank

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Haryana allows 34,375 industries to resume operations

Haryana allows 34,375 industries to resume operations

🕔09:53, 11.May 2020

Chandigarh, May 11  With 34,375 industries allowed to resume operations, Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar has said efforts are on to revive industries impacted owing to the COVID-19 pandemic. For this, the work of granting online permission was underway.

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