you are here: HomeNewsCoronavirus
coronavirus

The new coronavirus strain, first discovered in the central city of Wuhan, has caused alarm because of its connection to Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS), which killed nearly 650 people across mainland China and Hong Kong in 2002-2003. More

Jump to
22125 Results Found
  • Coronavirus pandemic | CII sends SOS to govt, seeks moratorium on repayment of loans Mar 19, 2020 01:14 PM IST

    Coronavirus pandemic | CII sends SOS to govt, seeks moratorium on repayment of loans

    The CII president requested the industry to pay SMEs as fast as possible

  • Celebrities get virus tests, raising concerns of inequality Mar 19, 2020 12:47 PM IST

    Celebrities get virus tests, raising concerns of inequality

    That’s fueling a perception that the wealthy and famous have been able to jump to the head of the line to get tested while others have been turned away or met with long delays.

  • Coronavirus pandemic: Bank of Maharashtra faces ire for 'business opportunity' circular, apologises Mar 19, 2020 12:45 PM IST

    Coronavirus pandemic: Bank of Maharashtra faces ire for 'business opportunity' circular, apologises

    After facing backlash over social media after publication of this report, the bank said it had withdrawn the circular about selling insurance to customers

  • Yes Bank branches look deserted after moratorium lifts Mar 19, 2020 12:45 PM IST

    Yes Bank branches look deserted after moratorium lifts

    PTI visited four branches of the private lender - two in the central suburb and two in Navi Mumbai, where hardly one to two customers were seen.

  • Need a coronavirus test? Being rich and famous may help Mar 19, 2020 12:42 PM IST

    Need a coronavirus test? Being rich and famous may help

    A shortage in testing has left sick people and health care workers around the US without answers. Yet the list of celebrity patients grows every day, raising questions about privileged access.

  • Coronavirus pandemic| Here is a list of the exams postponed in India Mar 19, 2020 12:16 PM IST

    Coronavirus pandemic| Here is a list of the exams postponed in India

    CBSE, ICSE, ISC as well as JEE Mains have been postponed to a date later than March 31. NEET (UG) 2020 is still on schedule for May 3.

  • Coronavirus pandemic | Hong Kong fights COVID-19 using device developed by IIT alumnus' startup Mar 19, 2020 12:05 PM IST

    Coronavirus pandemic | Hong Kong fights COVID-19 using device developed by IIT alumnus' startup

    The device named Everion is developed by a Boston-based start-up, founded by an IIT-Chennai alumnus Kuldeep Rajput

  • Woman tests positive for coronavirus in Chhattisgarh, first in state Mar 19, 2020 11:30 AM IST

    Woman tests positive for coronavirus in Chhattisgarh, first in state

    The woman and her parents, who reside in the state capital, have been admitted to an isolation ward at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Raipur, they said.

  • Coronavirus impact: Australian ODI skipper sheds light on the financial implications of COVID-19 Mar 19, 2020 11:30 AM IST

    Coronavirus impact: Australian ODI skipper sheds light on the financial implications of COVID-19

    "That's the risk you take when you have the revenue-share model, when the organisation takes a hit then so do we. We understand we're all in this together" Finch told radio station SEN.

  • Coronavirus pandemic: Paes advises the masses to keep away from false information regarding COVID-19 Mar 19, 2020 11:27 AM IST

    Coronavirus pandemic: Paes advises the masses to keep away from false information regarding COVID-19

    Using Twitter as a platform, Leander Paes has urged Indians to not panic, and follow official health guidelines, rather than rely on rumors.

  • Coronavirus pandemic: Banks body to study impact on borrowers who risk being classified as defaulters Mar 19, 2020 11:24 AM IST

    Coronavirus pandemic: Banks body to study impact on borrowers who risk being classified as defaulters

    Large corporations may not slip into default in March, but could start to see the impact over the next quarter.

  • Over 25 stocks lose largecap tag in market meltdown; time to buy or stay away? Mar 19, 2020 10:58 AM IST

    Over 25 stocks lose largecap tag in market meltdown; time to buy or stay away?

    Specifically, if someone is looking to buy in some of the companies from the list then Bata and PI Industries along with Gillette are looking attractive, suggest experts.

  • 2 women test positive for coronavirus in Mumbai, Maharashta count 47 Mar 19, 2020 10:25 AM IST

    2 women test positive for coronavirus in Mumbai, Maharashta count 47

    While one woman had returned from the UK, another one had come back from Dubai, they said.

  • Coronavirus pandemic | Railways cancels 84 more trains; 155 trains cancelled till March 31 Mar 19, 2020 10:07 AM IST

    Coronavirus pandemic | Railways cancels 84 more trains; 155 trains cancelled till March 31

    The national transporter had cancelled around 99 trains on Wednesday night.

  • Coronavirus pandemic | New test can give result in 30 minutes, Oxford scientists claim Mar 19, 2020 09:55 AM IST

    Coronavirus pandemic | New test can give result in 30 minutes, Oxford scientists claim

    The technology was also claimed to be potentially useful in rural area or community healthcare centres.

  • Coronavirus pandemic | Cases in India rise to 169: Health Ministry Mar 19, 2020 09:55 AM IST

    Coronavirus pandemic | Cases in India rise to 169: Health Ministry

    The cases include 25 foreign nationals -- 17 from Italy, 3 from the Philippines, two from the UK, one each belonging to Canada, Indonesia and Singapore.

  • Market tanks as Nifty breaches 7,900; 5 factors that could be dragging the market Mar 19, 2020 09:47 AM IST

    Market tanks as Nifty breaches 7,900; 5 factors that could be dragging the market

    Sectorally, selling pressure was seen in BSE Finance, Oil & Gas, Bankex, Consumer Durable, Auto as well as Energy indices.

  • Anybody looking at the bigger picture? Mar 19, 2020 09:45 AM IST

    Anybody looking at the bigger picture?

    The lesson that national economic policy makers learnt nearly a century ago from the way Roosevelt steered the US economy out of  the Great Depression was to spend liberally

  • Has gold lost its safe-haven status? Mar 19, 2020 09:40 AM IST

    Has gold lost its safe-haven status?

    We need to see how gold prices behaved during the global financial crisis

  • Coronavirus Pandemic: ICSE has not postponed class 10, 12 board exams, says official Mar 19, 2020 09:30 AM IST

    Coronavirus Pandemic: ICSE has not postponed class 10, 12 board exams, says official

    "The exams have not been postponed and will be held as per schedule as of now," board chief executive and secretary Gerry Arathoon told PTI.

  • Coronavirus pandemic | HCL Noida employee tests positive, co invokes COVID-19 contingency plan Mar 19, 2020 09:27 AM IST

    Coronavirus pandemic | HCL Noida employee tests positive, co invokes COVID-19 contingency plan

    All the other employees working in the facility are in good health, said the company, adding that they are being monitored continuously.

  • Coronavirus pandemic | Travel industry down to its knees: 'Not done a single booking in three weeks,' says agent Mar 19, 2020 09:16 AM IST

    Coronavirus pandemic | Travel industry down to its knees: 'Not done a single booking in three weeks,' says agent

    Business has come to halt for travel agents and tour companies as customers cancel flights and trips due to the coronavirus scare

  • Coronavirus pandemic | Western Railway local trains see commuter count drop by 8 lakh Mar 19, 2020 09:06 AM IST

    Coronavirus pandemic | Western Railway local trains see commuter count drop by 8 lakh

    According to WR, on Tuesday 32.60 lakh passengers travelled on their suburban trains as against 40.75 lakh on Monday (down 8.15 lakhs).

  • China reports no new domestic coronavirus cases for first time: NHC Mar 19, 2020 09:06 AM IST

    China reports no new domestic coronavirus cases for first time: NHC

    China's National Health Commission (NHC) in its daily report said that no new domestically transmitted cases of the novel coronavirus disease were reported on the Chinese mainland on Wednesday.

  • 65% flat buyers in MMR defaulting on payments amid coronavirus scare: Report Mar 19, 2020 09:00 AM IST

    65% flat buyers in MMR defaulting on payments amid coronavirus scare: Report

    With the closure of shopping malls as a preventive measure amid the rapid spread of COVID-19, there are indications that retail tenants will also stop paying rents to mall owners.

Sections