Findings also show that while 60 percent of Indian professionals felt lonely at some point while working remotely, 37 percent still feel lonely doing it now.
As the scope for a rate cut is limited, the intent would also be to maintain a healthy surplus liquidity.
States that have high per capita incomes do not necessarily have high life expectancy
In the past two years, billionaires using technology to change their business models, products and services have pulled ahead. The COVID-19 crisis accentuated this trend
Overall, close to 12 percent companies have already restored salaries, while another 20 percent announced plans for the same, Aon India survey showed.
The boom in Edtech startups gives an impression that education is getting the priority it deserves, but the ground reality tells a different story
Even if the MPC cannot cut rates in the current macro backdrop, an effective communication of an assessment of India’s inflation and growth trajectory will go a long way in setting the expectations and underlying benefits of flexible inflation targeting approach
NHAI has set a target of awarding 4,500 km of projects during 2020-21 and is likely to exceed the target
Questions remain over the efficacy of the TOT model in an economic environment which is not expected to shake off the jitters of the coronavirus pandemic anytime soon
The coverage of the scheme is limited to all term loans and working capital to the extent of Rs 100 lakh. The scheme provides for an interest relief of two percent per annum to eligible MSMEs.
Indian service sector output broadly stabilised in September but remained in the contraction zone
Despite the coronavirus pandemic, India contributed 9.8 percent to the total global analytics job openings in August 2020 compared to 7.2 percent in January this year, by edtech firm Great Learning
The latest debt raising is Rs 1,200 crore more than the notified amount as Maharashtra and Jharkhand accepted an additional Rs 1,000 crore and Rs 200 crore, respectively.
Pranob Sen said when COVID-19 struck India and the lockdown began, there was already a negative momentum in the economy and capacity utilisation had gone down. The government should immediately pay off the dues of the states, beneficiaries of social sector schemes and clean its budget, he said.
The Minister of State for Road, Transport and Highways was addressing the annual session of PHDCCI’s annual session ’Building Aatmanirbhar Bharat’ as the chief guest.
The facility above the Puducherry-Villupuram railway line, opened through video-mode from Delhi, would help ease traffic congestion, said an official press release.
At the end of the deliberations, the RBI will come out with its monetary policy review on Friday.
Majority identified “lack of skills and capabilities in IT” as the most significant challenges in the CVODI-19 impacted world
While the unemployment rate in the US has fallen more rapidly than many economists expected, millions of Americans remain unemployed as the coronavirus pandemic keeps many industries operating below capacity
At the beginning of the 42nd GST Council meeting, the Centre was confident that it had the numbers to have a favourable result on the borrowing options. However, things changed during the discussions, and the government officials were soon found to be trying to force the meeting to a close
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In order to reverse this serious setback to development progress and poverty reduction, countries will need to prepare for a different economy post-COVID, by allowing capital, labour, skills and innovation to move into new businesses and sectors, World Bank Group President David Malpass said.
In an October 2 filing with the Supreme Court, seen by Reuters, the government said it is amending a controversial clause in a relief plan that allowed distressed borrowers to skip repayments for six months but then charged them "interest-on-interest" on the delayed payments, putting them deeper in debt.
Important factors needed for competitiveness in an economy are availability and competitive costs of lands, labour, capital, infrastructure, policy incentives, taxes and ease of doing business.
Back channel talks should be opened in the interim to help the GST Council reach a consensus at the next meeting on the issue of compensating states