The number of recoveries stands at 5,92,031, while there are 3,19,840 active cases of coronavirus infection presently in the country, the updated data at 8 am showed.
Vistara's offer - and other airlines will soon follow - to let customers book adjacent seats too, has again set off a debate on the middle seat
Spot gold was steady at $1,760.73 per ounce as of 0339 GMT. The bullion has risen more than 1% so far this week, with prices scaling a near eight-year high of $1,779.06 on Wednesday. U.S. gold futures rose 0.2% to $1,770.90.
Of this, Chennai has the largest chunk of cases – 33,244. A total of 479 deaths related to the virus has also been reported as on June 15.
India has registered over 9,500 cases for the seventh day in a row, while the number of deaths in a single day has crossed the 300-mark for the first time on June 11.
A Rs 20 lakh crore economic package did lift sentiment, but as the five-part plan was unveiled it fell woefully short on substance.
The stock has corrected by 41 percent in the past three months against 24 percent decline in Nifty and 16 percent of the IT index.
Watch this edition of Business Insight to know more about CMIE's latest unemployment data & the job market situation in India.
BIS says around 60 percent of Indian companies may not be able to cover their interest costs and operating expenses this year even with 100 percent debt rollovers
Remittances accounted for 2.8 percent of India’s GDP in 2019