May 18, 2021 02:06 PM IST
More hospitality firms launch primary health care facilities equipped with doctors and oxygen concentrators; comes at a time when their core business is witnessing a major slump
- May 18, 2021 01:52 PM IST
Pinarayi Vijayan’s defiance in going ahead with the swearing-in spectacle, despite alternative ways of taking oath as Mamata Banerjee demonstrated in West Bengal, could be the precursor to a more authoritarian second term for the Kannur strongman
- May 18, 2021 11:21 AM IST
India reported 2.63 lakh COVID-19 new cases, according to the May 18 update. Active infections decreased by 1,63,232 cases to 33.53 lakh mark; over 18.44 crore vaccinations administered till date.
- May 18, 2021 11:08 AM IST
The GST council meets on May 28 and it is expected to discuss key issues such as tax waivers on COVID-19 drugs, medical devices, and health services apart from compensation to states in the backdrop of the second wave
- May 17, 2021 11:25 AM IST
India reported 2.81 lakh COVID-19 new cases, according to the May 17 update. Active infections decreased by 1,01,461 cases to 35.16 lakh mark; over 18.29 crore vaccinations administered till date.
- May 14, 2021 12:39 PM IST
Uber is offering free rides worth Rs 10 crore for vaccination in 34 cities, and has tied up with state authorities, central government and NGOs to help people get the jab
- May 14, 2021 08:40 AM IST
Vitalik Buterin, co-founder of Ethereum donated a billion dollars in Shiba Inu Coin for India to battle the Covid-19 pandemic. But what is this joke coin? Is it really worth that much? Moneycontrol explains
- May 13, 2021 07:02 PM IST
The Centre has so far procured 35.6 crore doses for COVID-19 vaccination drive. Another 16 crore doses are in the pipeline. Daily active cases are increasing in Manipur, Kerala, West Bengal, Odisha, Assam, Tamil Nadu, Goa, Punjab and Puducherry, and 12 states have reported more than 1 lakh active cases while eight have over 50,000 cases, say officials.
- May 13, 2021 01:30 PM IST
The pandemic has shown that the real sense of positivity and comfort comes from closeness between employees. You need to have that personal touch. And I think, organizations who have that personal touch are being able to communicate
- May 13, 2021 10:53 AM IST
India reported more than 3.62 lakh COVID-19 new cases, according to the May 13 update. Active infections were up by 6,426 cases to 37.10 lakh mark; over 17.72 crore were vaccinations administered till date.
- May 12, 2021 03:45 PM IST
Oyo joins the league of another homegrown firm Swiggy, which last month announced a similar move.
- May 12, 2021 01:10 PM IST
The variant B.1.617 has been detected in more than 44 countries and has now been declared as a variant of concern.
- May 11, 2021 06:34 PM IST
About 42 percent of districts in the country are reporting a positivity rate above the national average.
- May 11, 2021 11:28 AM IST
India reported more than 3.29 lakh COVID-19 new cases, the lowest in two weeks, according to May 11 update. Active infections dropped by 30,016 cases to 37.15 lakh.
- May 10, 2021 03:39 PM IST
The number of inoculations (7-day moving average) has almost halved from its highs of April.
- May 10, 2021 01:58 PM IST
Since a significantly large number of COVID patients require oxygen support in the second wave than during the first wave, and there is a severe shortage of oxygen and complaints against the Centre’s allocation policy, the Supreme Court has set up a 12-member task force to streamline the allocation.
- May 07, 2021 09:13 PM IST
As cases surge amidst the second wave in India, lockdown-like restrictions have been imposed in many states and cities, showing change in India’s mobility patterns once again.
- May 07, 2021 06:12 PM IST
Employers do not want to let go off quality and skilled workers because the cost of training and recruiting is a lengthy and costly process; lockdowns in different parts of the country are of a shorter duration and not as draconian as the national lockdown in 2020, say industry insiders
- May 07, 2021 11:25 AM IST
India reported over 4.14 lakh COVID-19 new cases, as per May 7 update, highest ever single day increase. Active cases rose to 36.45 lakh mark; over 16.49 crore vaccinations administered till date.
- May 06, 2021 08:27 PM IST
The increased demand for oxygen as supplies ran dangerously short in several parts of India, was reflected in online searches in April.
- May 06, 2021 03:21 PM IST
The company witnessed a 350% increase in the delivery of OTC medicines through Swiggy Genie in the last 15 days compared to the same period last month.
- May 06, 2021 02:49 PM IST
Demand for work by households surges to 2.45 crore households and to persons by 3.52 crore. One labour expert said that a spike in demand under the scheme is a cautionary signal to the central and state governments that income support schemes must be devised.
- May 06, 2021 10:55 AM IST
India reported more than 4.12 lakh COVID-19 new cases, according to the May 6 update, recording the highest ever single day spike. Active cases rose to 35.66 lakh mark; over 16.25 crore vaccinations administered till date.
- May 05, 2021 11:59 AM IST
India reported over 3.82 lakh COVID-19 new cases, according to the May 5 update. Active cases rose to 34.87 lakh mark; over 16.04 crore vaccinations administered to date.
- May 04, 2021 06:34 PM IST
The domestic pharma industry is poised to grow at a CAGR of around 8-11 percent during FY 2020-2023.