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Coronavirus: Pakistan cleric booked for gathering 400 people for Friday prayers despite ban

A case has been registered against a cleric in Pakistan for gathering around 400 people for Friday prayers at a prominent mosque here, despite a ban

5 Apr 2020 4:25 pm
Container carriers skip JNPT and Mundra Port as exports dry up

Covid-19 lockdown begins to take its toll on trade.

5 Apr 2020 4:18 pm
Decision on reopening schools, colleges on April 14 after reviewing Covid-19 situation: Ramesh Pokhriyal

The government will decide on reopening of schools and colleges on April 14 after reviewing the coronavirus situation in the country, Union HRD Minis

5 Apr 2020 3:59 pm
Index Outlook | Sensex, Nifty poised above key supports

Investors need to tread with caution in this truncated week as global weakness persists

5 Apr 2020 3:47 pm
How has Covid-19 crisis impacted gas utilities?

Destruction of demand due to COVID-led crisis could offset gains from lower gas cost

5 Apr 2020 3:22 pm
UK: New Labour leader Keir Starmer to work with Boris Johnson on coronavirus

Britains opposition Labour Party elected Keir Starmer as leader, putting a moderate lawyer with an eye for detail in charge, as Prime Minister Boris

5 Apr 2020 3:18 pm
What are the legal obligations to pay wages during a lockdown?

The directions issued by the government to employers to pay wages to all the workmen neither comes within the framework of the Disaster Management Act and Epidemic Diseases Act nor is backed by a statutory law

5 Apr 2020 3:08 pm
Multiplex industry body seeks relief on rental payments from mall developers

Between March 11-16, due to Covid-19 pandemic, multiplexes were one of the first industry, that was asked to shut down by various state governments

5 Apr 2020 2:56 pm
Initiative to feed daily-wagers of Kannada film industry

A Kannada film director has launched an initiative to take care of the needs of daily-wage workers in the Kannada film industry during the lockdo

5 Apr 2020 2:55 pm
UAE central bank boosts anti-coronavirus stimulus to $70 bln

The United Arab Emirates central bank announced new measures to guarantee liquidity in the banking system in the face of the new coronavirus outbrea

5 Apr 2020 2:54 pm
HUL touches one-year high

Amid all the turmoil in the market, the Hindustan Unilever (HUL) stock hit a 52-week high of 2,323.45 last week on April 1. While the stock did lose

5 Apr 2020 2:53 pm
Bandus Blockbusters

On April 1, four years back, piqued by the incessant jokes in the village at his expense, Bandu Barve decided hed had enough. It was time for him to

5 Apr 2020 2:47 pm
Opportunities across sectors, market-caps, says Vetri Subramaniam of UTI AMC

For those willing to invest for long term, this is your time to increase allocations to equity

5 Apr 2020 2:40 pm
FPIs pull out record 1.1 lakh cr in March amidst Covid-19 mayhem

Foreign portfolio investors (FPIs) have net withdrawn a record 1.1 lakh crore from the Indian markets in March as the coronavirus pandemic dented i

5 Apr 2020 2:22 pm
Your Fund Portfolio

My wife (32) and I (35) invest 36,000 per month in SIPs. Following is the portfolio. All are direct-growth options. I invest 7,000 per month in Axis

5 Apr 2020 2:13 pm
BPCL develops faster, cheaper technology to assay crude

In talks with MNCs for commercial tie-ups

5 Apr 2020 1:54 pm
DCB Suraksha FD: Should you go for it?

The recent rout in the equity markets, coupled with the 75 basis points cut in the repo rate by the RBI, makes this an opportune time to lock a part

5 Apr 2020 1:25 pm
Foreign students with over one-year stay in Australia eligible to access superannuation: Govt.

In a relief to foreign students, including from India, facing financial hardships during the coronavirus pandemic, the Australian government has anno

5 Apr 2020 12:59 pm
Bangladesh PM unveils massive stimulus package to counter adverse effects of coronavirus

The total amount of financial assistance would stand at Tk 72,750 crore, which is nearly 2.52 per cent of the countrys GDP

5 Apr 2020 12:52 pm
Haptik-powered corona chatbot sees over 2 crore users

The governments dedicated WhatsApp chatbot MyGov Corona Helpdesk, which aims to provide timely updates and help citizens clear their queries on Covi

5 Apr 2020 12:24 pm
Coronavirus cases surge in Maharashtra

The State reported 26 new coronavirus patients, taking the total tally to 661

5 Apr 2020 12:22 pm
Its everyones collective duty to help, protect health workers: Priyanka Gandhi Vadra

Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra said that it is everyones collective duty to help and protect health workers who are in the frontline in the f

5 Apr 2020 12:00 pm
Gujarat reports 14 new Covid-19 cases, 1 death

10 have a direct or indirect link to the Tablighi Jamaat event in Delhi, a top official said

5 Apr 2020 11:21 am
Saluting the Indian merchant mariner

On National Maritime Day, thousands of mariners are languishing at sea and in ports due to the Covid-driven lockdown. The government must address the concerns of these mariners who help maintain the countrys supply chains

5 Apr 2020 11:19 am
People feel 50-80 per cent coronavirus news on social media is fake: Survey

People are aware of the presence of fake news, but a disproportionately large number still get their information from social media, researchers point out

5 Apr 2020 11:06 am
Trump: 'Going to be a lot of death' in US next week from coronavirus

President Donald Trump told Americans to brace for a big spike in coronavirus fatalities in the coming days, as the country faces what he called the

5 Apr 2020 10:10 am
COVID-19: Death toll rises to 77, number of cases to 3,374

The number of confirmed novel coronavirus cases in the country climbed to 3,374 on Sunday while the death toll rose to 77, according to Union Health

5 Apr 2020 9:55 am
Rajkot's Jyoti CNC makes indigenous ventilators costing 1 lakh

Make in India fuels fight against Covid-19

4 Apr 2020 9:18 pm
UPL offers 75 cr to PM-CARES fund

Crop protection products manufacturer UPL Ltd has pledged 75 crore to the PM-CARES fund and is looking to assist the government's fight against Covid

4 Apr 2020 8:28 pm
ICMR approves TB machines for Covid-19 testing

Diagnostic machines used to test drug-resistant tuberculosis (TB) have now been approved by Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) for conducting C

4 Apr 2020 8:03 pm
Two dead of Covid-19 in Tamil Nadu

Two Covid19 positive patients died today in Tamil Nadu, taking the toll to 3 in the State. One Covid19 positive patient had earlier died in Madurai, w

4 Apr 2020 7:22 pm
PMs call on April 5: TS Transco CMD assures of Grid safety and security

The Chairman and Managing Director of TSTransco and TSGenco D Prabakar Rao has assured that the safety and security of the State Grid will be maintain

4 Apr 2020 6:37 pm
Parsvnath Developers to provide interest holiday on outstanding amounts

The interest holiday to all its customers and home buyers will be provided till June 15, the company said in a regulatory filing.

4 Apr 2020 6:36 pm
COVID-19 | Dont let fear take over Childrens minds, Delhi CM tells parents

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday urged parents to create a positive environment for their children at home during the current time of

4 Apr 2020 6:26 pm
Bright Star Investments Damani donates 100 crore towards PM Cares Fund

DMart's owner, Radhakishan Damani has joined the long list of industry players who have come forward to support the country in the fight against the c

4 Apr 2020 6:22 pm
Sintex Industries' default amount stands at Rs 2,203 crore

In a regulatory filing with BSE, Sintex Industries said the total financial indebtedness, including short term and long-term debt, is Rs 7,218.85 crores, as on March-end 2020

4 Apr 2020 5:31 pm
Aparna Constructions contributes 5 crore to battle Covid-19

Aparna Constructions and Estates Pvt Ltd has donated 5 crore towards the relief efforts of the Government. The Hyderabad-based realty company in a st

4 Apr 2020 5:17 pm
Apple paid $75,000 to hacker for hijacking iPhone camera via Safari as part of its bug bounty program

pple paid ethical hacker Ryan Pickren $75,000 for finding vulnerabilities in Apples browser Safari which allowed an attacker to hack the users camer

4 Apr 2020 5:01 pm
Big Story | How Covid-19 changes the outlook for economy and stock market

The world is staring at a recession, economic output in June 2020 quarter is going to shrink, and growth for FY21 will be sharply lower these will take a toll on corporate earnings as well as stock prices

4 Apr 2020 4:32 pm
Covid-19: Persistent Systems to contribute 25 crore globally

Pune-based Persistent Systems will donate 25 crore ($3.3 million) globally in support to contain the Novel Coronavirus outbreak.The effect of COVI

4 Apr 2020 4:29 pm
Saudi Arabia rebukes Russia over oil price collapse

Saudi Arabia sharply criticised Russia on Saturday over what it described as Moscow blaming the kingdom for the collapse in global energy prices, sho

4 Apr 2020 4:15 pm
Music streaming subscriptions grew 32 per cent in 2019 with Spotify leading the market: Report

Online music streaming subscriptions grew 32 per cent year-on-year (YoY) globally with 358 million subscriptions in the CY 2019, according to the late

4 Apr 2020 4:13 pm
Why Titan is a good long-term bet despite its recent slump

Market share gains, Tanishq store expansion bode well for Titan, when demand recovers

4 Apr 2020 4:09 pm
Two more Covid-19 deaths in MP; toll now at 10

With two more persons dying due to Covid-19 in Madhya Pradesh, the death toll in the state reached 10 on Saturday, officials said. While one of the

4 Apr 2020 3:58 pm
BIAL with corporates in Bengaluru Airport campus to provide 3,500 meals

The meals, packed at the airport campus, will be delivered to stranded migrant workers, daily wage earners, villagers, policemen, and those working in the unorganized sector across Chikkaballapura district.

4 Apr 2020 3:57 pm
Switching off all lights at one may trigger power failure : Maharashtra Minister

Switching off all lights at the same time could lead to a major power failure, Maharashtra Energy Minister Nitin Raut said on Friday according to med

4 Apr 2020 3:42 pm
Thousands of Zoom video recordings had been exposed on the open web: Report

Thousands of personal Zoom videos had been exposed on the open web, accessible through search engines, the Washington Post reported on Friday. A simpl

4 Apr 2020 3:25 pm
ITCs food division curates Boxes of Hope and Happiness during Covid-19

ITC has planned to send food supplies across the country through its Aashirvaad Box of Hope and Sunfeast Box of Happiness amidst the unprecedented loc

4 Apr 2020 3:14 pm
CEO Reading List: April 4, 2020

These are hectic and distracting times we are sure. To help you catch up, here is a curated reading list of BLs most interesting stories on the big picture in the past week. We start off with the non-COVID stories as they may have slipped under the radar.

4 Apr 2020 3:11 pm