Apr 10, 2020 03:26 PM IST
As they battle a highly infectious disease often defying treatment and killing at a rate they have never seen, the young medics find themselves in emergency conditions usually faced in conflicts or natural disasters.
- Apr 10, 2020 03:25 PM IST
Addressing a press conference through video conference, Singh said Punjab will allow district-wise relief from lockdown only to farmers to allow them for harvesting of Rabi crop.
- Apr 10, 2020 03:20 PM IST
Amazon has extended the Amazon Relief Fund to associates part of its Delivery Service Partner Programme, Amazon Flex programme and trucking partners providing middle-mile logistics support, a statement said.
- Apr 10, 2020 03:15 PM IST
Kerala is set to become the first state in the country to commence the therapy to treat those critically-ill on a trial basis. The ICMR is learnt to have given its nod to the state government for the first of its kind project, initiated by the prestigious Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology (SCTIMST), a top official had said.
- Apr 10, 2020 03:00 PM IST
Tobacco and marijuana products damage lungs, where the virus does its harm. Health officials are urging people to quit, and temporary sales bans are even being discussed
- Apr 10, 2020 02:47 PM IST
As the novel coronavirus pandemic spreads across the world, this quiz tries to bring in some lighter insights on the topic, dos and don’ts and more on similar events from the past. Try your luck at answering these questions.
- Apr 10, 2020 02:40 PM IST
According to the report, the three major channels of impact for Indian businesses are legal linkages, supply chain and macroeconomic factors.
- Apr 10, 2020 02:35 PM IST
Calls have flooded in from seniors, who are at higher risk from the virus and are hunkering down. Others used to count on care from their adult children, now forced to keep a safe distance.
- Apr 10, 2020 02:21 PM IST
HUL's factories have seen a 40 percent drop in average daily sales and factory output due to transport issue and shortage of staff.
- Apr 10, 2020 02:14 PM IST
Giridhar R Babu has worked with the World Health Organization for nearly six years, during which his efforts included stopping polio transmission in Karnataka and initiation of measles surveillance. He has also worked as research associate for Multi Centre AIDS Cohort (MACS)
- Apr 10, 2020 02:14 PM IST
SpiceJet also announced a discount on certain add-ons — SpiceMAX seats, meals and preferred seats
- Apr 10, 2020 02:10 PM IST
India is the world's largest manufacturer of the drug, which is used for treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, malaria and lupus, National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA) Chairman Shubhra Singh added.
- Apr 10, 2020 02:07 PM IST
To ensure that appliance servicing is not hampered, white goods makers are helping customers make use of Do-It-Yourself videos to keep the products in shape
- Apr 10, 2020 01:41 PM IST
Chambers said that "we will come through this well but the next 12-18 months will be very bumpy and the next two quarters will be very tough."
- Apr 10, 2020 01:40 PM IST
Many organisations have switched to work-from-home, due to outbreak of the pandemic, with employees using mobile phones, tabs and personal laptops in order to maintain business continuity.
- Apr 10, 2020 01:35 PM IST
The prime minister made these remarks on Twitter after speaking with his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe on the situation arising out of the coronavirus outbreak.
- Apr 10, 2020 01:27 PM IST
The exit strategy should normalise economic and social activity and yet contain the disease from getting out of control, FICCI said in a note
- Apr 10, 2020 12:40 PM IST
In an environment where fear and misinformation pose a bigger danger than the virus itself, community workers have a key role to play in educating people about the dangers of COVID-19 and the manner in which it is transmitted, Gandhi said.
- Apr 10, 2020 12:35 PM IST
The covers include easy claim, hospitalisation cover, room or intensive care unit (ICU) rent, ambulance assistance and teleconsultation. Besides, there will be digital claim process as well as no requirement of medical tests at the time of purchasing a policy.
- Apr 10, 2020 12:33 PM IST
The suggestion will be communicated to Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a meeting on April 11.
- Apr 10, 2020 12:17 PM IST
Airlines across the globe have been hurt after several countries, including India, closed their borders to contain the spread of COVID-19
- Apr 10, 2020 12:11 PM IST
"Conserving cash for 2020-21 is our message to all group companies," said N Chandrasekaran, chairman of Tata Sons.
- Apr 10, 2020 12:05 PM IST
The video conference comes amidst indications that the central government may extend the lockdown across the country beyond April 14 after several states have favoured the extension to contain the fast-spreading virus.
- Apr 10, 2020 11:38 AM IST
The company's MD Sharvil Patel said Cadila doesn't depend on imports for the drug, implying that it makes key starting material and intermediates that are typically imported from China for most other drugs
- Apr 10, 2020 11:24 AM IST
Auto, auto ancillaries, NBFCs, private banks, and metals will witness recovery, says Umesh Mehta of Samco Securities.