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Supply of essentials gets tight, retailers feel the pinch in TN

New Delhi, April 8 -- With supply of essential items remaining tight amid the nationwide lockdown due to coronavirus scare, it is the retailers who are feeling the squeeze on their profit margins in T... Read More


'War room' set up can help firms lead through COVID-19 crisis

New Delhi, April 8 -- As businesses across the world find themselves in the midst of complex challenges due to the COVID-19 pandemic, experts suggest that having a robust strategy, including a "war ro... Read More


Essar Ports' cargo handling grows 23% in FY20

New Delhi, April 8 -- Essar's Ports business, which operates four terminals on the east and west coasts of India, has registered a 23.5 per cent growth in cargo volumes in FY20, with a throughput of 4... Read More


Bharti AXA Life Insurance appoints Parag Raja as MD & CEO

New Delhi, April 8 -- Leading private insurer Bharti AXA Life Insurance today announced the appointment of Parag Raja as Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of the company, subject to the re... Read More


'Neither surgical nor cotton masks effectively filter coronavirus'

New Delhi, April 8 -- Both surgical and cotton masks were found to be ineffective for preventing the dissemination of SARS-CoV-2 (coronavirus) from the coughs of patients with COVID-19, according to a... Read More


Lifeline Udan: 240 tonnes of medical supplies flown across India

New Delhi, April 8 -- The Centre on Wednesday said that under the "Lifeline Udan" initiative, 161 flights have transported around 240 tonnes of medical supplies across the country till April 7. The U... Read More


Urgent need for financial assistance to fishermen: MS Swaminathan

New Delhi, April 8 -- With the annual fishing ban to enable breeding of fish to start from April 15, there is an urgent and immediate need for assistance for India's marine fishermen, said noted agric... Read More


Ministries' spending in wake of stressed cash position restricted

New Delhi, April 8 -- In view of the stressed cash position arising out of Covid-19 and the consequential lock down, the government has decided to modify its cash management system restricting expendi... Read More


BoB launches loan scheme for retail customers

New Delhi, April 8 -- In the wake of COVID-19 pandemic, public sector lender Bank of Baroda has launched "Baroda Personal Loan COVID 19" for its existing retail loan customers (home loan, auto loan & ... Read More


Can harvesting be allowed now, Tomar to find answer

New Delhi, April 8 -- The Centre is deliberating on keeping farmers and farming outside the purview of the lockdown amid demands for the shutdown extension, said government sources. Agriculture Minis... Read More