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  • Japan economy shrinks for the first time since 2009 Feb 15, 2021 03:14 PM IST

    Japan economy shrinks for the first time since 2009

    The world’s third-largest economy shrank 4.8 percent last year, its first annual contraction since 2009 at the height of the global financial crisis.

  • 'Last attempt' candidates who missed UPSC exams due to Covid get another chance Feb 05, 2021 04:44 PM IST

    'Last attempt' candidates who missed UPSC exams due to Covid get another chance

    Only candidates who appeared for CSE-2020 as their last attempt and are not age-barred from taking the 2021 exam have will be allowed to sit the test.

  • Coronavirus impact | Delhi Metro has a revenue deficit of Rs 1,900 crore as ridership remains low Dec 27, 2020 03:54 PM IST

    Coronavirus impact | Delhi Metro has a revenue deficit of Rs 1,900 crore as ridership remains low

    In the last eight months, DMRC has earned only Rs 247.65 crore while expenditure was Rs 2,208.24 crore (approximately) including JICA (Japan International Cooperation Agency) loan and interest repayment due during this period

  • Coronavirus impact | China will overtake US to become world's largest economy by 2028 Dec 26, 2020 09:11 PM IST

    Coronavirus impact | China will overtake US to become world's largest economy by 2028

    China reportedly weathered the pandemic outbreak better than the West, which would help it occupy the top spot in dollar terms five years earlier than estimated a year ago.

  • Coronavirus impact | WHO, UNICEF warn of polio, measles resurgence as COVID-19 disrupts healthcare services Nov 06, 2020 09:09 PM IST

    Coronavirus impact | WHO, UNICEF warn of polio, measles resurgence as COVID-19 disrupts healthcare services

    Both the WHO and UNICEF reminded on November 6 that the coronavirus pandemic has not only brought the entire world to its knees, but also disrupted immunization services across the globe

  • ASER 2020: 25% students from rural Maharashtra don't have smartphones to attend online classes Oct 29, 2020 06:53 PM IST

    ASER 2020: 25% students from rural Maharashtra don't have smartphones to attend online classes

    As per data collected by Pratham under ASER 2020 from over 6,800 households across 33 districts in Maharashtra in September 2020, 64.4 percent students were found to be enrolled in government schools this year as against 55.25 percent in 2018.

  • Milan turns into ghost town at night as streets go dark, quiet Oct 26, 2020 01:37 PM IST

    Milan turns into ghost town at night as streets go dark, quiet

    The Italian government is trying to prevent a repeat of the crisis the country experienced in the spring, when more than 30,000 people died and the hospitals at one point had more than 4,000 COVID-19 patients in intensive care.

  • Coronavirus | Photographer helps laid-off expats bid goodbye to Dubai Oct 22, 2020 08:14 PM IST

    Coronavirus | Photographer helps laid-off expats bid goodbye to Dubai

    When the coronavirus pummeled Dubai this spring, the maternity and wedding shoots and all the gigs that freelance photographer Paula Hainey had lined up vanished almost overnight.

  • AICTE releases revised calendar for 2020-21 academic session, FY Engineering classes to begin from December 1 Oct 19, 2020 03:42 PM IST

    AICTE releases revised calendar for 2020-21 academic session, FY Engineering classes to begin from December 1

    The new AICTE schedule allows candidates to seek admission to AICTE-approved technical universities till November 30 and classes for first year engineering students will start from December 1.

  • Coronavirus India | Even Pakistan, Afghanistan handled COVID-19 outbreak better than India: Rahul Gandhi Oct 16, 2020 04:16 PM IST

    Coronavirus India | Even Pakistan, Afghanistan handled COVID-19 outbreak better than India: Rahul Gandhi

    Criticising the Narendra Modi-led Bharatiya Janata Party government at the Centre over the worrying IMF projection for Indian economy, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi wrote: “Another solid achievement by the BJP government. Even Pakistan and Afghanistan handled COVID better than India.”

  • LinkedIn Mental Health Survey | A look at impact of work from home on mental health amid coronavirus Oct 09, 2020 05:20 PM IST

    LinkedIn Mental Health Survey | A look at impact of work from home on mental health amid coronavirus

    Many companies have initiated work from remote location for their employees amid the COVID-19 outbreak. But a mental health survey by LinkedIn has found out that the work-from-home scenario has taken a toll on the mental health of Indian professionals.

  • A look at how coronavirus has crippled not just human lives but also global economies Sep 26, 2020 02:30 PM IST

    A look at how coronavirus has crippled not just human lives but also global economies

    The virus changed how people interacted and how they thought about interaction. People isolated to stay healthy — and then worried about what isolation was doing to their health.

  • COVID-19 impact on India | Multiple sectors affected in six months of lockdown Sep 25, 2020 08:27 AM IST

    COVID-19 impact on India | Multiple sectors affected in six months of lockdown

    The lockdown restriction halted the most economic activities and led to job loss of millions of people and revenue streams. The government took precautionary measures to curb the virus spread by restricting the movement but the virus wreaked havoc in the country.

  • Netizens react to FM Nirmala Sitharaman’s ‘Act of God’ remark, memes follow Aug 28, 2020 04:13 PM IST

    Netizens react to FM Nirmala Sitharaman’s ‘Act of God’ remark, memes follow

    An Act of God provision is essentially like a force majeure clause, for events such as floods, earthquakes, and other natural disasters that cannot be controlled or foreseen by humans. Generally, such a clause is invoked to wash off or limit liability.

  • Ideas For Profit | Is IndiaMART a good buy-on-dips opportunity? Aug 27, 2020 02:03 PM IST

    Ideas For Profit | Is IndiaMART a good buy-on-dips opportunity?

    In this edition of Ideas For Profit, Moneycontrol's Sakshi Batra discusses why this B2B player makes a compelling proposition post Q1 results

  • With 1.5 billion transactions in July, UPI breaks June record: Report Aug 01, 2020 10:02 PM IST

    With 1.5 billion transactions in July, UPI breaks June record: Report

    As per data released on August 1, the channel operated by the National Payments Corporation of India had clocked in transactions worth Rs 2.61 lakh crore in June, which rose to Rs.2.90 lakh crore in July.

  • Coronavirus impact | Reeling under job losses and pay cuts, divorcees seeking reduction in alimony Jul 30, 2020 11:49 PM IST

    Coronavirus impact | Reeling under job losses and pay cuts, divorcees seeking reduction in alimony

    While seeking waivers or reductions in alimony amounts under such circumstances, it is easier for a salaried man to prove he has had a salary cut by showing his salary certificate, but it is difficult for a businessman to do the same, explains a family court lawyer.

  • Coronavirus India | 43 lakh divyang students having difficulty coping with online classes, may drop out Jul 25, 2020 10:28 PM IST

    Coronavirus India | 43 lakh divyang students having difficulty coping with online classes, may drop out

    As per survey reports, which studied one crore children across Odisha and 10 other states in India, 43 percent of children with disabilities might be dropping out of schools.

  • Coronavirus India | Maharashtra govt launches 4 YouTube channels for Marathi, Urdu medium students Jul 24, 2020 05:43 PM IST

    Coronavirus India | Maharashtra govt launches 4 YouTube channels for Marathi, Urdu medium students

    Maharashtra School Education Minister Varsha Gaikwad also said that they have plans to launch similar educational channels for English and Hindi medium students as well.

  • COVID-19 pandemic | When there is a will, there is a way: Rajasthan boy scales mountain daily to get network for online classes Jul 18, 2020 07:48 PM IST

    COVID-19 pandemic | When there is a will, there is a way: Rajasthan boy scales mountain daily to get network for online classes

    For the past month and a half, the Rajasthani boy, identified as Harish, has been climbing the mountain at 8 am to attend classes. He returns home around 2 pm after the classes end

  • Coronavirus impact | Nearly 10 million children may never return to school after pandemic is over Jul 13, 2020 11:03 PM IST

    Coronavirus impact | Nearly 10 million children may never return to school after pandemic is over

    According to British charity Save the Children, the world’s poorest children are faced with a ‘hidden education emergency’ due to the COVID-19 crisis

  • Take 2: As curtains lift, a shaky entertainment industry foresees a new way of life Jun 13, 2020 08:18 AM IST

    Take 2: As curtains lift, a shaky entertainment industry foresees a new way of life

    After a three-month hiatus, shooting for films, TV soaps and web series is set to resume with the Maharashtra government issuing guidelines to the effect. As producers, crew and actors take nervous steps to the studios, what practical issues are likely to plague them? What are the financial implications? Above all, will the pandemic give birth to a new era of storytelling?

  • Electronics makers seek relaxation in production volume rules to avail Rs 41,000 crore in incentives Jun 12, 2020 03:03 PM IST

    Electronics makers seek relaxation in production volume rules to avail Rs 41,000 crore in incentives

    The projected production volume of the industry is 70-80 percent this fiscal. This means no company will be eligible for incentives

  • Future Wise podcast | Is the job market the biggest casualty of COVID-19? Jun 11, 2020 09:22 PM IST

    Future Wise podcast | Is the job market the biggest casualty of COVID-19?

    Moneycontrol's Keerthana Tiwari and M Saraswathy talk about the tools for job searching, and where to look for employment during Unlock 1.0.

  • A new worry for India’s airlines — planes ready to be delivered Jun 10, 2020 01:49 PM IST

    A new worry for India’s airlines — planes ready to be delivered

    The move by some airlines from India to place record orders with Airbus and Boeing will now haunt them because the coronovirus pandemic has severely impacted passenger demand.

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