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As candles are ready to be lit at 9 pm, power utilities asking people to switch off only lights

Indian grid system is designed to operate at a frequency of 50 Hz (or cycles per second). A sharp drop below this level or a sharp rise above this level will hamper the g

The Economic Times 5 Apr 2020 4:24 pm

Banks in Kerala told to switch back to restricted working hours

Vinson Kurian The State-Level Bankers Committee (SLBC), Kerala, has reviewed its earlier circular on business hours and staff strength after the Stat

The Hindu Businessline 5 Apr 2020 4:13 pm

India reassures banks of capital infusion: Sources

New Delhi may need to make a provision of at least 200-250 billion rupees ($5.90 billion) for capital infusion in state-run banks. However, this number can increase signi

The Economic Times 5 Apr 2020 4:10 pm

CNG and PNG prices fall, Know latest rates

New Delhi: The month of April has brought many relief news for you. One of the biggest news of these is that there has been a huge cut in the prices of gas (PNG) coming t

News Track 5 Apr 2020 4:08 pm

Covid-19 leads to sharp decline in crude prices: ONGC chief

Oil and gas major wants govt to implement policy measures to mitigate crisis

The Hindu Businessline 5 Apr 2020 3:58 pm

Centre releases Rs 1250 crore for procurement of pulses

States can purchase 25% of the total production of these commodities at MSP. We have released Rs 1250 crore for the procurement of 1.71 lakh tonnes of chana and 0.87 lakh

The Economic Times 5 Apr 2020 3:37 pm

Government sets up group to coordinate COVID-19 related response activities

The government on Sunday notified the empowered group set up for coordination with private sector, NGOs and international organisations for COVID-19 related response acti

The Economic Times 5 Apr 2020 3:24 pm

52% of firms expect job losses due to Covid, finds CII poll

Majority of the CEOs surveyed see revenues of firms falling by around 10% in the previous and current quarters

The Hindu Businessline 5 Apr 2020 3:23 pm

Dharmendra Pradhan speaks to US Energy Secretary on slump in fuel demand due to Covid-19

Since the outbreak of coronavirus, countries across the globe have placed restrictions and announced lockdowns, which have shut businesses and stopped both air as well as

The Economic Times 5 Apr 2020 3:16 pm

Air Deccan ceases operations, asks employees to go on sabbatical without pay

In view of the recent global and domestic issues and subsequent directive by the Indian regulator (to suspend all flights till April 14), Air Deccan has no choice but to

The Economic Times 5 Apr 2020 2:55 pm

Saudi Arabia delays May crude prices until after OPEC+ meeting - Saudi source

Saudi Aramco will delay the release of its crude official selling prices (OSP) for May until April 10 to wait for the outcome of a meeting between OPEC and its allies reg

Reuters 5 Apr 2020 2:42 pm

China's Luckin Coffee says business will continue amid financial fraud probe

Luckin Coffee Inc said on Sunday it will maintain normal operations at its stores and apologised to the public, days after it announced an internal investigation had show

Reuters 5 Apr 2020 2:19 pm

UberMedic extended to private hospitals

Uber will make available its recently launched UberMedic service to healthcare workers in private hospitals as well, a top official has said.This will

The Hindu Businessline 5 Apr 2020 2:06 pm

No, the Grid won't collapse at 9 pm. Keep calm

With India planning to go dark for nine minutes on Sunday night at 9 pm on call from Prime Minister Narendra Modi, there have been talks of a potential nation grid collap

The Economic Times 5 Apr 2020 1:53 pm

10 linked to Tablighi among new COVID-19 cases; Gujarat tally 122

Among these new patients, 10 have direct or indirect link to the Tablighi Jamaat's religious congregation held at Nizamuddin in Delhi last month, which has emerged as a c

The Economic Times 5 Apr 2020 1:32 pm

2020 Hyundai Verna Facelift: Variants Explained In Detail

The 2020 Hyundai Verna facelift was launched in India early this week. The facelifted model is primarily offered in five variants - S, S+, SX, SX(O) & SX(O) Turbo, and he

NDTV 5 Apr 2020 1:20 pm

Saudi Aramco appoints Mark Weinberger to board of directors

Saudi Aramco has appointed Mark Weinberger to its board of directors as an independent board member, replacing Andrew Gould, the company said in a statement on Sunday.

Reuters 5 Apr 2020 12:55 pm

New-Gen Mercedes-Benz GLS Listed On The Company's India Website

The upcoming new generation Mercedes-Benz GLS luxury SUV has been listed on the company's official India website. Slated to be launched in India later this year, the comp

NDTV 5 Apr 2020 12:48 pm

Jammu and Kashmir's college students reeling under limited internet, Covid-19 shutdown

A student at the National Institute of Technology, Srinagar, who asked not to be named, said that videos on the most popular study website for students YouTube are stre

The Economic Times 5 Apr 2020 12:40 pm

Pineapple challenge to market unsold harvest

The Association of Agricultural Officers and the Kerala Pineapple Farmers Association have joined hands to launch a pineapple challenge to address

The Hindu Businessline 5 Apr 2020 12:32 pm

World's new Covid capital pins hopes on a drug from India

WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump has sought help from Prime Minister Narendra Modi to allow the sale of Hydroxychloroquine tablets ordered by the US to treat the growin

The Economic Times 5 Apr 2020 12:28 pm

UAE central bank takes new anti-coronavirus steps, bringing stimulus to $70 billion

The United Arab Emirates' central bank said on Sunday it had reduced banks' reserve requirements for demand deposits by 50% to support the country's economy during the CO

Reuters 5 Apr 2020 12:23 pm

View: How Saudi Arabia can save the global oil industry

By Julian LeeThe global oil industry is on its knees. Without action from producers to reduce supply, the situation will get much worse as the world runs out of places to

The Economic Times 5 Apr 2020 12:19 pm

Steel PSUs contribute over 260 crore to PM-CARES Fund

Steel PSUs have contributed over 260 crore towards the PM-CARES Fund to combat the coronavirus pandemic.As per official data, miner NMDC has made the

The Hindu Businessline 5 Apr 2020 11:52 am

Steel companies grappling with inventory pileup

Steel companies across the country are facing troubling times as production continues but offtake has fallen drastically. Being categorised as an es

The Hindu Businessline 5 Apr 2020 11:49 am

Union Budget should be reformulated to stimulate spending

Simple monetary measures will not revive the economy; the government should announce a fiscal stimulus, says Utsa Patnaik, economist

The Hindu Businessline 5 Apr 2020 11:39 am

GM's First-Quarter China Car Sales Drop 43% As Coronavirus Cuts Demand

General Motors Co's vehicle sales in China fell 43.3% in the first three months of 2020 compared with the same period last year, the company said on Friday, as the corona

NDTV 5 Apr 2020 11:35 am

Two years after safeguard duty on solar cells and modules, domestic production has not picked up

The safeguard duty imposed in July 2018 was pegged at 25% for the first year, 20% for the next six months, and 15% for the last six months ending in July this year. The i

The Economic Times 5 Apr 2020 11:28 am

BMW Is Working To Safeguard Liquidity During Coronavirus Crisis: Report

BMW Chief Executive Oliver Zipse said the carmaker is focussing on preserving the health of its balance sheet and workforce which have come under strain during the corona

NDTV 5 Apr 2020 11:12 am

View: For India, winning the war against Covid will just be a temporary reprieve

It is now clear that the states lack of administrative capacity is complemented by its lack of imaginative ability. The lockdown was bound to have many downstream effects

The Economic Times 5 Apr 2020 11:08 am

What impact is coronavirus having on Middle East conflicts?

The United Nations has appealed for ceasefires in all the major conflicts rocking the planet, with its chief Antonio Guterres on Friday warning he worst is yet to come.

The Economic Times 5 Apr 2020 11:06 am

ONGC's SOS to Govt: Cut cess, royalty, free gas price to help companies survive

NEW DELHI: India's top oil and gas producer ONGC has sent an SOS to the government seeking a cut in taxes as well as being granted pricing and marketing freedom for gas t

The Economic Times 5 Apr 2020 11:05 am

61-year-old COVID-19 patient dies in Surat; Gujarat toll reaches 11

The woman was admitted to hospital on Saturday in a condition where it was difficult to save her, Principal Secretary (Health) Jayanti Ravi said.

The Economic Times 5 Apr 2020 11:04 am

'Except foodgrains and essentials, nothing is moving'

At the height of the agitation against Tata Motors and after, the decibel level at Singur has always been high. The coronavirus scare, however, appears to have tempered i

Rediff 5 Apr 2020 11:02 am

Big decision of Indian Railways, now senior citizens will not get discount on fares

New Delhi: Train service is currently closed due to Coronavirus lockdown, but due to the possibility of starting rail operations from April 15, the number of ticket booke

News Track 5 Apr 2020 11:00 am

PetroVietnam says first quarter net profit likely halved to $188.5 million

PetroVietnam's net profit in the first quarter of this year likely fell 50.8% from a year earlier to 4.44 trillion dong ($188.5 million) due to low oil prices and weak de

Reuters 5 Apr 2020 10:45 am

View: India's gains from the drastic lockdown will outstrip its costs

On balance, and despite many local cockups, India has responded spectacularly to an endeavour that has involved both personal sacrifice and inconvenience. Western media w

The Economic Times 5 Apr 2020 10:43 am

How Tata Sky is coping with the lockdown

'If after 3-9 weeks we don't have fresh content, then there is a problem.'

Rediff 5 Apr 2020 10:31 am

Gig employees get a helping hand from old economy

Over the past week, several unusual partnerships among start-ups, traditional businesses and hospitals have been announced, and several more are likely to materialise soo

Rediff 5 Apr 2020 10:15 am

South African Muslim cleric dies of coronavirus after attending Nizamuddin congregation

Moulana Yusuf Tootla, 80, attended the March 1-15 Tablighi Jamaat congregation in the Nizmuddin area, that has emerged as the epicentre for the spread of the coronavirus

The Economic Times 5 Apr 2020 10:01 am

Mexican tequila makers, unlike brewers, plan to keep up production, exports

Mexican tequila makers have sought to dispel concerns that their exports to the United States will dry up, after two large brewers in the country suspended production to

Reuters 5 Apr 2020 8:58 am

Malawi president, ministers take 10% salary cut to fight coronavirus

Malawi's president and cabinet will take a 10% salary cut and redirect the money towards the fight against coronavirus, President Peter Mutharika said on Saturday as he a

Reuters 5 Apr 2020 8:45 am

83% of Covid-19 patients in India are aged below 60 years

While the elderly are said to be the most vulnerable to the disease, people above 60 years account for only 17% of total cases in the country till now. This implies other

The Economic Times 5 Apr 2020 8:02 am

Wine dealers in Shillong petition chief minster to open the wine shop

The East Khasi Hills Wine Dealers and Welfare Association president OB Tariang and general secretary Ernest Mawrie in a letter to Sangma requested for opening of liquor s

The Economic Times 4 Apr 2020 11:49 pm

India charges one of the highest duties on medicines, ventilators, oxygen masks, reagents: WTO

Among Asian economies, India's duty for respirators is 10% while for China, the rate is 4%, the multilateral trade watchdog said in a report on worldwide trade in COVID-1

The Economic Times 4 Apr 2020 11:32 pm

Why has India reacted to declining global crude prices by raising excise duties?

Why has India reacted to declining global crude prices by raising excise duties?

The Hindu 4 Apr 2020 11:16 pm

Companies see work-from-home as a viable long-term option if regulatory issues can be addressed

About two-thirds of the 4.3 million ITBPO workforce across the country have moved to a work-from-home model.

The Economic Times 4 Apr 2020 11:11 pm