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India's FY21 GDP growth to be in negative territory at -4.5%: Ficci survey

The Covid-19 pandemic outbreak has severely impacted the economic activities

12 Jul 2020 4:41 pm
Earnings, macro data, global cues to dictate market trend, say analysts

Retail inflation data will be announced on Monday, followed by WPI inflation numbers on Tuesday

12 Jul 2020 4:35 pm
Dussehri mango has few takers in peak season, prices hit all-time low

Covid, pest infestation and inclement weather take a toll on the crops, even as domestic and foreign buyers stay away

12 Jul 2020 4:34 pm
Samsung Galaxy Note 20 may have a smaller price tag than the Note 10

South Korean tech giant Samsung is set to host a virtual event on August 5 to launch the new Galaxy Note 20 series, and a new report suggests it will be priced lower than the Galaxy Note 10 devices.

12 Jul 2020 4:19 pm
Limit video meets to 30 minutes to avoid brain fatigue: Microsoft

According to Microsoft, due to high levels of sustained concentration, the brain fatigue begins to set in 30-40 minutes into a video meeting.

12 Jul 2020 4:19 pm
Some rules need to go: Harbhajan wants 'umpire's call' to be done away with

Harbhajan Singh has echoed Sachin Tendulkar's sentiment to urge the ICC to do away with 'umpire's call' whenever a team opts for a review regarding a leg-before wicket (LBW) decision

12 Jul 2020 4:11 pm
Elon Musk again hints Tesla Model 3 may come to India 'hopefully soon'

Despite several attempts in the past to launch Tesla cars for the Indian roads, Elon Musk has yet to inaugurate a Tesla showroom in the country

12 Jul 2020 4:11 pm
Aakash Chopra picks Ravindra Jadeja as best Indian fielder of all time

Former India batsman Aakash Chopra on Sunday picked Ravindra Jadeja as the best Indian fielder of all time.

12 Jul 2020 4:11 pm
Govt explores options to fund Udan scheme as airlines face low demand

Domestic flights, including those under the regional connectivity scheme, resumed on May 25 after a suspension of two months

12 Jul 2020 4:04 pm
Adjudge batsman 'out', if DRS shows ball hitting stumps: Sachin Tendulkar

Former India batsman Sachin Tendulkar has urged the International Cricket Council (ICC) to do away with 'umpire's call' whenever a team opts for a review regarding a leg-before wicket (LBW) decision.

12 Jul 2020 3:58 pm
Amid Rajasthan political crisis, Kapil Sibal says he is worried for party

Will we wake up only after the horses have bolted from our stables, he said on Twitter

12 Jul 2020 3:53 pm
In pics: People pray for speedy recovery of Covid-infected Amitabh Bachchan

After Amitabh Bachchan and his son Abhishek Bachchan, actor Aishwarya Rai and her daugher Aaradhya have also tested positive for the coronavirus

12 Jul 2020 3:40 pm
BMC seals actor Rekha's bungalow after staffer tests coronavirus-positive

After Aamir Khan and Karan Johar, veteran actor Rekha's security guard has tested Covd-19-positive. The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation has sealed the 65-year-old actor's bungalow 'Sea Springs'

12 Jul 2020 3:38 pm
180 US academic institutions join lawsuit against student visa restrictions

Some 180 academic institutions in the US have joined a lawsuit against President Donald Trump administration's decision to ban foreign students taking only online courses

12 Jul 2020 3:38 pm
Gold ETFs attract Rs 3,500 cr in first half of 2020 amid safe-haven buying

Gold exchange-traded funds saw hefty net inflows of over Rs 3,500 crore in the first six months of this year as investors continued to hedge their exposure to riskier assets amid the Covid-19 crisis

12 Jul 2020 3:25 pm
Who's the bigger threat for India? Pawar thinks it's China, not Pakistan

Amid the ongoing border tensions with China, NCP chief Sharad Pawar has said that China is a 'bigger threat to India' than Pakistan

12 Jul 2020 3:25 pm
Footballer Ronaldinho loses appeal for release, to remain in house arrest

Ronaldinho has been ordered to remain under house arrest in Paraguay after an appeals court judge refused the request of the former Barcelona star and his brother to be released

12 Jul 2020 3:25 pm
China warns of consequences if UK cuts Huawei out of its telecom infra

Chinese officials have threatened consequences if Britain treats it as a hostile country

12 Jul 2020 3:23 pm
The perils of name lending: Banks count cost of loans in NMC collapse

Borrowing on the basis of reputation, known as ame lending, and taking on a large exposure to one person or entity is not unusual in the Gulf region

12 Jul 2020 3:18 pm
FPIs pull out Rs 2,867 cr from Indian mkts in July so far on profit booking

The latest withdrawal has come after investment of Rs 24,053 crore by FPIs in domestic markets in June

12 Jul 2020 3:17 pm
Bowlers stuck to their task on day four against England: WI coach Simmons

As Windies scalped five wickets on the final session of day four against England, Windies coach Phil Simmons has said that he was pleased with the performance of all bowlers.The coach also added that all bowlers displayed patience throughout the day and as a result, the team bagged five wickets in the final session of the day.His remarks came after the conclusion of day four of the first Test. Windies has restricted England to 284/8 and as a result, the hosts have a lead of just 170.It showed th

12 Jul 2020 2:56 pm
Eng vs WI 2nd Test: England should drop Joe Denly, feels Michael Vaughan

In the second Test, scheduled to begin on Thursday in Manchester, either Denly or Crawley is expected to be replaced by Root

12 Jul 2020 2:47 pm
Alembic Pharma sees domestic business growing in double digits this fiscal

Strong brand recall, an efficient sales force, a growing network of supportive doctors and timely product launches are the key catalysts for this business

12 Jul 2020 2:16 pm
Elon Musk, Mukesh Ambani now richer than Warren Buffet: Check top 10 list

Tesla chief's fortune rose by $6.07 billion on Friday, following a 10.8% jump in the electric carmaker's stock, according to media reports

12 Jul 2020 2:16 pm
Eight shortlisted for post of RBI deputy governor; interview on July 23

The selected name from the interview will be sent to the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet headed by the Prime Minister for final approval

12 Jul 2020 1:50 pm
2.5 mn piped-water connections provided during Covid under: Shekhawat

In a Q&A, Jal Shakti Minister says he is confident the pandemic will not delay the targets under the Har Ghar Jal initiative or lead to any fund crunch

12 Jul 2020 1:43 pm
India coronavirus dispatch: Rethinking housing scene for workers post Covid

Scientists warn of potential Covid-linked brain damage, how fever clinics are faring, and has Delhi crossed its peak?-a roundup of news on how India is dealing with the pandemic

12 Jul 2020 1:26 pm
Anupam Kher's mother, brother test positive for COVID-19

Veteran actor Anupam Kher on Sunday said his mother, Dulari, along with brother Raju and his family have tested positive for COVID-19 and are currently under quarantine. Sharing a video on Twitter, Kher said his mother wasn't eating for the past few days and even got her blood tests done, which showed nothing alarming. But then our doctor advised us to take her to a CT scan centre and get her scanned and it turned out she was COVID positive, mild, he said. My brother and I also got ourselves tes

12 Jul 2020 1:23 pm
Covid-19: Big B, Abhishek 'feeling better', BMC to sanitise their bungalows

On Sunday, a team from the civic body visited Bachchan's bungalows - Janak, Jalsa and Pratiksha for sanitisation and contact tracing.

12 Jul 2020 1:04 pm
'Role model' Dharavi, Bachchans test positive: Coronavirus updates

The test results of their wives and actors Jaya Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai, was reported to be negative

12 Jul 2020 12:58 pm
Thermal coal imports at major ports drop 35% to 17.71 MT in Apr-June: IPA

Impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic, coking coal imports too witnessed a decline of 28.49 per cent to 10.69 MT in the quarter

12 Jul 2020 12:45 pm
India adds record 28,637 Covid-19 cases in 24 hrs, tally reaches 8,49,553

This was the third consecutive day that Covid-19 cases in the country have increased by more than 26,000

12 Jul 2020 12:37 pm
World is witnessing India's successful battle against Covid-19: Amit Shah

Uur security forces are playing a huge role, nobody can deny it, says Shah.

12 Jul 2020 12:14 pm
Kerala gold smuggling case: Accused Swapna Suresh, Sandeep Nair arrested

Kerala DGP had constituted a special investigation team headed by Kochi City Deputy Commissioner of Police G Poonguzhali

12 Jul 2020 12:02 pm
Why this can be called a golden generation for Tennis, but not a golden era

The golden era for a sport should showcase the full spectrum of skills, abilities and excellence that the sport makes possible

12 Jul 2020 11:58 am
UK to create 'freeports,' bring massive tax cuts a year into Brexit: Report

The successful bidders designated as freeports will ultimately be legally outside UK customs territory, with goods imported, manufactured or re-exported without incurring national tariffs

12 Jul 2020 11:50 am
The Chinese decade: Coronavirus has given Beijing a strategic opportunity

Instead of a Chinese Century, in other words, the coronavirus might be ushering in a Chinese Decade

12 Jul 2020 11:41 am
While skies clear, indoor air pollution rises in locked-down India

Kerala, with an increase of 20 tons a day in PM 2.5 emissions, Maharashtra (15 tons/day), West Bengal (14 tons/day) are emerging as the biggest indoor emitters among states

12 Jul 2020 11:40 am
Every little drop counts dealing with a crisis like Covid: CGH Group chief

In a chat with Anjuli Bhargava, Jose Dominic says his hotel group hacked salaries right up to the MD level, but didn't terminate a single staffer on account of the pandemic

12 Jul 2020 11:37 am
The state of LGBTQ+ rights: 'India does not have anti-discrimination code'

Supreme Court advocate Saurabh Kirpal, who was also the lawyer for the petitioners in the case that led to the decriminalization of homosexuality, shares his views

12 Jul 2020 11:33 am
A day out with a modern-day Samaritan and her flock on the 4th of July

Compassionate to the point of being eccentric, Reeta Devi isn't the kind to leave any stone unturned in providing succour to the children of a lesser God

12 Jul 2020 11:32 am
Lives at 'grave risk': Trump's withdrawal from WHO is a hit to world health

According to the American Medical Association, American lives will be placed at grave risk if Trump's withdrawal from the WHO is not reversed

12 Jul 2020 11:26 am
Climate change: Small island nations not waiting for rich countries to act

Increasingly intense storms are just one of the ways climate change threatens small island developing states like Dominica

12 Jul 2020 11:22 am
Eng vs WI: Bowlers put West Indies in commanding position against England

For West Indies, Gabriel picked three wickets while Chase and Joseph scalped two wickets each

12 Jul 2020 11:19 am
Expand plasma therapy, testing facilities for Covid-19 patients: Gehlot

Gehlot asked officials to seek necessary permission from the Indian Council of Medical Research

12 Jul 2020 11:15 am
Respite for pandemic-bruised automakers: Tractor, two-wheeler sales rebound

Pent-up demand, rural focus of these segments aid sales recovery

12 Jul 2020 11:11 am
Australia to offer residence option to 10,000 Hong Kong citizens

PM Scott Morrison's government believes China's imposition of a new tough national security law on the semi-autonomous territory means pro-democracy supporters may face political persecution

12 Jul 2020 11:11 am
Trump's move to boot foreign students may erode US' influence, hurt economy

Consider that colleges and universities, which are the largest employers in 1 out of 5 states, are already reeling from heavy financial losses associated with the pandemic

12 Jul 2020 11:09 am
US stocks gain as investors weigh Covid-19 impact on economic recovery

The S&P US Listed China 50 index, which is designed to track the performance of the 50 largest Chinese companies listed on US exchanges by total market cap, logged a weekly rise of 6 per cent

12 Jul 2020 11:09 am
Delhi CM Kejriwal wishes Amitabh Bachchan speedy recovery from Covid-19

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday wished Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who tested positive for the novel coronavirus, a speedy recovery

12 Jul 2020 8:43 am