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  • Loss and labour: The effect of lockdown on rural Indian women Nov 21, 2020 08:42 AM IST

    Loss and labour: The effect of lockdown on rural Indian women

    Rural women in India have never had it easy, and the COVID lockdown has further increased their workload while leaving them financially vulnerable.

  • Night curfew imposed in Surat, Vadodara, Rajkot from November 21 to contain COVID-19 Nov 20, 2020 10:42 PM IST

    Night curfew imposed in Surat, Vadodara, Rajkot from November 21 to contain COVID-19

    Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel announced curfew between 9:00 pm and 6:00 am in Surat, Rajkot, and Vadodara from November 21

  • COVID-19 pandemic: MP CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan says night curfew to be imposed in five districts, including Bhopal Nov 20, 2020 08:38 PM IST

    COVID-19 pandemic: MP CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan says night curfew to be imposed in five districts, including Bhopal

    Night curfew will be imposed between 10 pm to 6 am, starting from November 21 in Indore, Bhopal, Gwalior, Vidisha, and Ratlam districts of Madhya Pradesh

  • Ahmedabad reimposes 9 pm-6 am night curfew as COVID-19 cases spike Nov 19, 2020 07:00 PM IST

    Ahmedabad reimposes 9 pm-6 am night curfew as COVID-19 cases spike

    Starting November 19, a night curfew will be imposed in Ahmedabad from 9 pm to 6 am, until further notice

  • Coronavirus update: As Delhi wrestles third wave, survey finds 74% residents favour shutting down markets, shops Nov 19, 2020 07:02 AM IST

    Coronavirus update: As Delhi wrestles third wave, survey finds 74% residents favour shutting down markets, shops

    Over 60 percent of people surveyed across India said that lockdowns will lead to short-or medium-term economic setback and are not worth it.

  • Arvind Kejriwal seeks power from Centre to impose lockdown in markets which may emerge as COVID hotspots Nov 17, 2020 01:07 PM IST

    Arvind Kejriwal seeks power from Centre to impose lockdown in markets which may emerge as COVID hotspots

    Addressing an online media briefing, Kejriwal said the Delhi government has sent a proposal to Lt Governor Anil Baijal to allow only 50 people to attend wedding functions against the earlier limit of 200.

  • COVID-19: Donald Trump sticks to 'no national lockdown' stance Nov 14, 2020 09:12 AM IST

    COVID-19: Donald Trump sticks to 'no national lockdown' stance

    The United States experienced the smallest economic contraction and the most rapid economic recovery of any major Western nation. We went down less and we went up more, which is quite a combination of facts, Trump told reporters at the White House on Friday.

  • Oil producers have more than a pandemic to worry about Nov 12, 2020 10:58 AM IST

    Oil producers have more than a pandemic to worry about

    Even an effective COVID vaccine may not offer a route out of the mess the industry finds itself in

  • Coronavirus second wave | England readies for another lockdown as COVID cases mount Nov 05, 2020 02:38 PM IST

    Coronavirus second wave | England readies for another lockdown as COVID cases mount

    All non-essential venues — which in England includes pubs, restaurants, hairdressers, golf courses, gyms, swimming pools, entertainment places and stores selling items like books, clothing and sneakers — must close on November 5 until at least December 2.

  • Grounded by virus, customers spending 25-30% more on food orders: Swiggy COO Nov 04, 2020 02:56 PM IST

    Grounded by virus, customers spending 25-30% more on food orders: Swiggy COO

    Bigger ticket size and an increase in the number of orders across the country have put Swiggy on the path to recovery, as the company also pushes its hyperlocal delivery business aggressively.

  • Britain may impose new national lockdown from November 4 : Report Oct 31, 2020 08:04 AM IST

    Britain may impose new national lockdown from November 4 : Report

    The new restrictions could be introduced on Wednesday and remain in place until December 1, the Times said.

  • WhatsApp was most commonly used medium by schools to send learning materials during lockdown, shows survey Oct 28, 2020 08:58 PM IST

    WhatsApp was most commonly used medium by schools to send learning materials during lockdown, shows survey

    WhatsApp was by far the most common medium used for sharing learning materials and activities, followed by phone calls and visits, says the ASER 2020 report

  • Interview | India FY21 fiscal deficit expected to be around 7.4% of GDP: ICRA economist Aditi Nayar Oct 26, 2020 03:15 PM IST

    Interview | India FY21 fiscal deficit expected to be around 7.4% of GDP: ICRA economist Aditi Nayar

    Though the LTC and festival advance schemes will result in a temporary boost to consumer sentiment and economic activity, this would only end up upfronting consumption, and the temporary uptick would subsequently fizzle out, Aditi Nayar told Moneycontrol in an interview.

  • Global alternative legal service provider DWF Mindcrest leases 2.8 lakh sq ft office space in Pune Oct 22, 2020 07:27 PM IST

    Global alternative legal service provider DWF Mindcrest leases 2.8 lakh sq ft office space in Pune

    The deal valued at around Rs 125 crore is the first large transaction in Pune during the lockdown.

  • Rs 10 lakh in 2 days as cinemas reopen with Tanhaji, Thappad, Mission Mangal; big releases will have to wait Oct 17, 2020 02:53 PM IST

    Rs 10 lakh in 2 days as cinemas reopen with Tanhaji, Thappad, Mission Mangal; big releases will have to wait

    It was a ‘bigger release’ for many films but movies like Dil Bechara, Gunjan Saxena-The Kargil Girl and Shakuntala Devi that were released on OTT platforms and did well haven’t got a theatre screening.

  • 7 days, 2000 km: A family’s road trip during lockdown Oct 17, 2020 07:52 AM IST

    7 days, 2000 km: A family’s road trip during lockdown

    A family of four sets out on a dream road trip from Mumbai to Haryal during the lockdown, soaking in India’s villages, cities and scenic beauty.

  • Theatres were shut, but this company sold tons of popcorn during the lockdown Oct 06, 2020 03:30 PM IST

    Theatres were shut, but this company sold tons of popcorn during the lockdown

    Binge-watching drove sales of popcorn to a new high for Popcorn & Company, helping it to easily surpass its full-year sales in FY20 in just six months

  • Maharashtra govt’s decision to reduce stamp duty rates leads to increase in real estate sale registrations Oct 01, 2020 05:28 PM IST

    Maharashtra govt’s decision to reduce stamp duty rates leads to increase in real estate sale registrations

    Sale registrations in the state are at over 90 percent of pre-COVID levels, shows an analysis by Propstack.

  • Centre begins preparations for Budget 2021-22; FY 2019-20 to be base year for revenue and expenditure projections Sep 29, 2020 03:13 PM IST

    Centre begins preparations for Budget 2021-22; FY 2019-20 to be base year for revenue and expenditure projections

    Total revenue for 2019-20 was Rs 17.5 lakh crore, compared to revised estimates of Rs 19.32 lakh crore. Net tax revenue for 2019-20 was seen at Rs 13.56 lakh crore, which was 90 percent of revised estimates

  • Cloud kitchens—dining in the digital age Sep 26, 2020 11:09 AM IST

    Cloud kitchens—dining in the digital age

    Given that dining in restaurants is not possible during the pandemic, to serve customers, entrepreneurs and restaurateurs are increasingly making the shift to cloud kitchens. 

  • Exclusive | Government looks at extending PLIs to more sectors, streamline host of laws to attract further investment Sep 25, 2020 12:52 PM IST

    Exclusive | Government looks at extending PLIs to more sectors, streamline host of laws to attract further investment

    Some of the sectors that the government is considering to extend PLIs to include specialised pharmaceutical product makers, textile units, food processing plants, solar panel makers, and automobile components manufacturing.

  • India can manage COVID-19 without strict lockdowns on higher recovery, low mortality rates: Kotak Institutional Equities Sep 23, 2020 11:15 AM IST

    India can manage COVID-19 without strict lockdowns on higher recovery, low mortality rates: Kotak Institutional Equities

    The sharp increase in recovery rates in India and continued low mortality rate on reported basis may ‘help’ India ‘manage’ the epidemic without strict lockdowns, said a report from Kotak

  • Coronavirus pandemic | 74% Indians want to continue working from home due to COVID-19, ASSOCHAM survey reveals Sep 21, 2020 05:08 PM IST

    Coronavirus pandemic | 74% Indians want to continue working from home due to COVID-19, ASSOCHAM survey reveals

    A pan-India survey conducted by industry body Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (ASSOCHAM) across eight cities showed that 74 percent Indians want to continue with work from home arrangement even after the lockdown has been lifted as they feel unsafe to use public transport to commute to work.

  • Stock trading via mobile phones grows during lockdown Sep 21, 2020 11:05 AM IST

    Stock trading via mobile phones grows during lockdown

    Going forward, the trend of trading via smartphones is going to further pick up as mobile medium enables customers to have real-time access to key developments related to trading and investments, they added.

  • Online child safety is linked to parental awareness and training Sep 19, 2020 10:42 AM IST

    Online child safety is linked to parental awareness and training

    As millions of children learn from home, hacking, cyberbullying and identity thefts are among the several threats they face. Parents have to step up to take charge. Parental control applications can be a good start.

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