Chaitanya Mallapur

Research Analyst

Moneycontrol

Yes, India’s cyber space is vulnerable to attacks. Here’s what the data reveals

CURRENT-AFFAIRS-TRENDS

Yes, India’s cyber space is vulnerable to attacks. Here’s what the data reveals

People in India are vulnerable to cyber-attacks due to the lack of cyber hygiene. The country needs to be alert, and any laxity can have severe consequences, experts warn.

Coronavirus Daily Update: COVID-19 cases explained in charts

INDIA

Coronavirus Daily Update: COVID-19 cases explained in charts

India reported more than 16,000 COVID-19 new cases on March 5. Active cases rise above 1.76 lakh mark. Over 1.80 crore beneficiaries have been vaccinated till date.

Here’s how the telecom spectrum auction fared in 2021 versus 2016

BUSINESS

Here’s how the telecom spectrum auction fared in 2021 versus 2016

The spectrum additions, which bring the government more revenue from fewer bidders than the 2016 auction, will help improve networks and protect the market position of existing entities, experts say.

Coronavirus daily update: COVID-19 cases explained in charts

HEALTH-AND-FITNESS

Coronavirus daily update: COVID-19 cases explained in charts

India reported over 12,000 COVID-19 new cases on March 2. Active cases dip but above 1.68 lakh mark. Over 1.48 crore beneficiaries have been vaccinated till date.

Are trade unions and strikes called by them losing shine? Here’s what data show

BUSINESS

Are trade unions and strikes called by them losing shine? Here’s what data show

Reported industrial unrest incidents among larger firms have been declining thanks to low success in achieving outcomes and reduced negotiating power by workforce or trade associations.

Coronavirus Daily Update: COVID-19 cases explained in charts

HEALTH-AND-FITNESS

Coronavirus Daily Update: COVID-19 cases explained in charts

India reported over 15,000 COVID-19 new cases on March 1. Active cases rise above 1.68 lakh mark. Over 1.43 crore beneficiaries have been vaccinated till date.

Coronavirus Daily Update: COVID-19 cases explained in charts

CORONAVIRUS

Coronavirus Daily Update: COVID-19 cases explained in charts

India reported over 16,000 COVID-19 new cases on February 26. Active cases have now crossed 1.55 lakh. Over 1.34 crore beneficiaries have been vaccinated till date.

Coronavirus Daily Update: COVID-19 cases explained in charts

HEALTH-AND-FITNESS

Coronavirus Daily Update: COVID-19 cases explained in charts

India reported over 16,000 COVID-19 new cases on February 25. Active cases rise above 1.51 lakh mark. Over 1.26 crore beneficiaries vaccinated till date.

India’s average ship turnaround time at major ports improves

BUSINESS

India’s average ship turnaround time at major ports improves

Ports are considered to be the major growth engines of a country and efficient port management with faster turnaround time holds the key to a nation’s economic development.

Coronavirus Daily Update: COVID-19 cases explained in charts

HEALTH-AND-FITNESS

Coronavirus Daily Update: COVID-19 cases explained in charts

India reported over 13,000 COVID-19 new cases on February 24. Active cases further slide below 1.50 lakh mark. More than 1.21 crore beneficiaries vaccinated till date.

Coronavirus Daily Update: COVID-19 cases explained in charts

CORONAVIRUS

Coronavirus Daily Update: COVID-19 cases explained in charts

India reported over 10,000 COVID-19 new cases on February 23. Active cases slide below the 1.50 lakh mark. Over 1.17 crore beneficiaries vaccinated to date.

Over 9,500 web pages and online accounts blocked last year in India

CURRENT-AFFAIRS-TRENDS

Over 9,500 web pages and online accounts blocked last year in India

Blocking of websites, webpages and accounts over security concerns has risen significantly in recent years, according to official data.

Coronavirus Daily Update: COVID-19 cases explained in charts

CORONAVIRUS

Coronavirus Daily Update: COVID-19 cases explained in charts

Active cases rise for the fifth day, as India reports over 14,000 new COVID-19 infections on February 22. Active cases have again risen above the 1.50 lakh-mark. More than 1.1 crore beneficiaries have been vaccinated till date.

RBI Survey On Manufacturing Sector | Capacity utilisation recovers in September quarter

BUSINESS

RBI Survey On Manufacturing Sector | Capacity utilisation recovers in September quarter

The recovery indicates a positive development for the manufacturing sector and the economy as a whole with the government's emphasis on self-reliance.

Coronavirus Daily Update: COVID-19 cases explained in charts

INDIA

Coronavirus Daily Update: COVID-19 cases explained in charts

India reported over 12,000 COVID-19 new cases on February 5. Active cases drop below 1.52 lakh mark. Over 49 lakh beneficiaries vaccinated till date.

Budget 2021 | Why doing away NSSF loans to Food Corp of India is such a big deal

BUSINESS

Budget 2021 | Why doing away NSSF loans to Food Corp of India is such a big deal

Experts welcomed the move as a step towards enhancing budget transparency

Coronavirus Daily Update: COVID-19 cases explained in charts

INDIA

Coronavirus Daily Update: COVID-19 cases explained in charts

India reported over 12,000 COVID-19 new cases according to the official update, on February 4, 2021. Active cases further drop below 1.56 lakh mark with a fall of over 5,000 cases in a day. Over 44 lakh beneficiaries vaccinated till date.

Coronavirus Daily Update: COVID-19 cases explained in charts

CORONAVIRUS

Coronavirus Daily Update: COVID-19 cases explained in charts

India reported over 11,000 COVID-19 new cases according to the official update, on February 3, 2021. Active cases further drop below 1.61 lakh cases with a fall of over 3,000 cases in a day. Andaman & Nicobar now reports zero active cases. Over 41 lakh beneficiaries vaccinated till date.

Coronavirus Daily Update: COVID-19 cases explained in charts

INDIA

Coronavirus Daily Update: COVID-19 cases explained in charts

India reported less than 10,000 COVID-19 new cases according to the official update, on February 2, 2021. Active cases further drop below 1.64 lakh cases with a fall of over 4,000 cases in a day. Recoveries above 1.04 crore with a recovery rate of 97 percent. Over 39 lakh beneficiaries vaccinated till date.

Budget 2021: These sectors get some of the highest budgetary allocations

BUDGET

Budget 2021: These sectors get some of the highest budgetary allocations

Defence, consumer affairs, home affairs and rural development were among the top sectors that received the highest budgetary allocations for FY 2021-22.

Budget 2021: Allocation for health and wellbeing up 137%; here’s a breakdown

BUSINESS

Budget 2021: Allocation for health and wellbeing up 137%; here’s a breakdown

The government also plans to strengthen and intensify nutritional outcomes across 112 aspirational districts with the launch of Mission Poshan 2.0 by merging the Supplementary Nutrition Programme and the Poshan Abhiyan.

Coronavirus Daily Update: COVID-19 cases explained in charts

INDIA

Coronavirus Daily Update: COVID-19 cases explained in charts

India reported over 11,000 COVID-19 new cases according to the official update, on February 1. Active cases further drop below 1.69 lakh cases with a fall of 549 cases in a day.

Here’s how COVID-19 pandemic has impacted India’s schooling system

BUSINESS

Here’s how COVID-19 pandemic has impacted India’s schooling system

The percentage of enrolled school children owning a smartphone increased from 36.5 percent in 2018 to 61.8 percent in 2020 in rural India. Also, one in every 10 households bought a new phone to support their children’s education after schools were closed in March 2020, data show.

Economic Survey 2021: Access to ‘bare necessities’ in India improved in 2018

INDIA

Economic Survey 2021: Access to ‘bare necessities’ in India improved in 2018

Access to basic necessities such as drinking water, sanitation, housing and other facilities across states in India improved in 2018 over 2012. Access to essentials or bare necessities is the highest in Kerala, Punjab, Haryana, and Gujarat, while the lowest in Odisha, Jharkhand, West Bengal, and Tripura.

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