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Letters to the editor dated July 6, 2020

Judicial reformsThis refers to Pandemic as a springboard for judicial reform (July 6). Courts across India are buckling under massive number of pend

6 Jul 2020 8:24 pm
Vizag gas leak: Committee faults LG Polymers for negligence

The High Power Committee (HPC) which probed the May 7 LG Polymers gas leak case in Vizag has found fault with the company for slackness in management

6 Jul 2020 8:23 pm
Maharashtra govt approves opening hotels, lodging facilities up to 30% capacity

The Maharashtra government on Monday has permitted hotels in the State to re-open from July 8 with certain conditions under the fifth phase of Missio

6 Jul 2020 8:23 pm
One-time loan recast is needed

But mistakes of a decade ago should be avoided. The RBI, the Finance Ministry and the IBC should be on the same page in these extraordinary times

6 Jul 2020 8:22 pm
BDL signs licence agreement with DRDO for Akash Missile Weapon System

Bharat Dynamics Limited (BDL) has signed License Agreement and Transfer of Technology with DRDO (DRDL) for Akash Missile Weapon System (Indian Army Va

6 Jul 2020 8:14 pm
Indias exports of solar modules, cells nearly double to 1,506 crore in FY20

Local manufacturers say with some support they can take on the Chinese in the overseas market

6 Jul 2020 8:04 pm
Vistara could start flying to London later this year

On domestic flights, a passenger can buy two seats : CCO

6 Jul 2020 7:42 pm
Increased arrivals hit pepper prices in Kochi

Increased arrivals took their toll on pepper prices in Kochi, which were down by 1 per kg on Monday. Ungarbled varieties were quoted at 304 per

6 Jul 2020 7:38 pm
Bajaj Auto to go in for wage cut as Aurangabad prepares for complete lockdown

With Aurangabad going in for a complete lockdown from July 10 to 18, Bajaj Auto plans to implement a 50 per cent cut in wages for its workers at the W

6 Jul 2020 7:36 pm
Honda Motor to revisit investment decision

Says impact of pandemic on overall demand, supply chain need to studied

6 Jul 2020 7:35 pm
Edible oil players oppose Consumer Affairs Ministrys advisory banning re-use of tin containers

Fear cost escalation of new tin containers, allege favouritism for tinplate makers

6 Jul 2020 7:29 pm
Toyota suspends production at Bidadi plant on Monday after an employee dies of Covid-19

Toyota Kirloskar on Monday said that one of its employees has died due to Covid-19 and it has suspended production at its Bidadi plant for a day.A sta

6 Jul 2020 7:22 pm
Spot rubber improves

Spot rubber ended in green on Monday. RSS4 improved to 121.00 (120.00) per kg according to traders and the Rubber Board. The grade firmed up 117.00

6 Jul 2020 7:21 pm
HealthCrew Global launches saliva-based ovulation monitor

Ovatel is a USFDA-approved saliva swab test to confirm fertility period for women

6 Jul 2020 7:21 pm
Improved global cues lift soya

Improved global cues and scattered demand lifted soya oil with soya refined Indore (Ruchi) on Monday quoted at 820 for 10 kg, soya refined (Avi) at

6 Jul 2020 6:55 pm
IndusInd Banks Q1 net advances up 4%

IndusInd Bank reported a six per cent increase in deposits and a four per cent increase in net advances in the first quarter of the fiscal. In a regul

6 Jul 2020 6:54 pm
Lower arrivals fail to lift turmeric

Arrivals of turmeric to the markets in Erode registered a decline on Monday.The arrival was just 1,500 bags. Contrary to the usual norm that if the

6 Jul 2020 6:53 pm
Aye Finance raises 125 crore from Germany-based impact investor

Aye Finance, a new-age non banking finance company, has raised over 125 crore in debt from Germany-based impact investor, Invest in Visions.This Capi

6 Jul 2020 6:53 pm
Coonoor tea auctions fetch record price

A new price record was created at Sale 27 of the auctions of Coonoor Tea Trade Association when the Broken Orange Pekoe grade of Vigneshwar Speciality

6 Jul 2020 6:52 pm
Growers seek experts help on nut dropping in areca plantations

Arecanut growers in Karnataka and Kerala are facing the problems of tender green arecanuts falling from the trees in their plantations. Growers, who t

6 Jul 2020 6:52 pm
Sugar stays flat on limited buying

Limited local demand due to continuous rains kept sugar prices at the Vashi wholesale market unchanged. Naka and mill tender rates were steady.Arrival

6 Jul 2020 6:51 pm
All you want to know about SLS for NBFCs

As an old adage goes, If you try and fail, you must try again. Even if that means using a decade-old idea to tackle the same problem. In keeping wi

6 Jul 2020 6:47 pm
Bus, car operators seek extension in validity of motor insurance

Amidst the Covid-19 led crisis, Bus and Car Operators Confederation of India has urged the insurance regulator IRDAI to extend the validity of vehicl

6 Jul 2020 6:25 pm
Power Mech Projects secures orders worth 1,507 crore

Engineering and construction firm Power Mech Projects on Monday said it has bagged orders worth 1,507 crore. The company has received civil and arc

6 Jul 2020 6:12 pm
RPP Infra Projects wins orders worth 66 cr

RPP Infra Projects on Monday said it has won two work orders worth 66 crore. In a regulatory filing the company said it has won two work orders one

6 Jul 2020 6:05 pm
Bus, car operators body seeks extension of vehicle insurance validity

The Bus & Car Operators Confederation of India (BOCI) on Monday said it has approached the regulatory insurance body, IRDA, seeking extension of

6 Jul 2020 5:51 pm
KVB ties up with Star Health Insurance

Karur Vysya Bank has entered into an arrangement with Star Health and Allied Insurance Co to offer a wide range of health insurance options to its cu

6 Jul 2020 5:47 pm
Mylan secures regulatory nod for Remdesivir

The drug is approved for restricted emergency use in Covid patients

6 Jul 2020 5:34 pm
A rare case of brain-eating amoeba reported in the US

The United States has reported a case of rare brain-eating amoeba in the State of Florida. The Florida Department of Health (DOH) has confirmed one F

6 Jul 2020 5:33 pm
Oscar-winning Italian music composer Ennio Morricone passes away at 91

Oscar-winning Italian music composer Ennio Morricone has passed way at an Italian hospital, the local news agency ANSA reported. The 91-year old Holly

6 Jul 2020 5:33 pm
Atwal feels game better despite a slip in the final round; Bryson DeChambeau wins Rocket Mortgage Classic

Arjun Atwal played his only over-par round of the week on Sunday but preferred to take positives from the week of the Rocket Mortgage Classic Golf, hi

6 Jul 2020 5:25 pm
DARE-19 trials on AstraZenecas diabetes drug Dapagliflozin set to come to India

The Covid-linked DARE-19 trial is poised to come to India. The trial evaluates AstraZenecas diabetes drug Dapagliflozin (Forxiga) on Covid-19 pati

6 Jul 2020 5:13 pm
Why do corporate frauds happen

Weaknesses in the corporate structure is the prime driver. C-Suiters, especially in publicly-held firms where they have little skin in the game, have greater incentive to enrich themselves

6 Jul 2020 5:10 pm
IOC, ONGC, other PSUs to implement 3.57-lakh crore projects

Oil PSUs such as IOC and ONGC are implementing about 3.57 lakh crore worth of projects across the entire hydrocarbon value chain that will further

6 Jul 2020 5:04 pm
Samples of Covid-like bat virus were sent to Wuhan lab in 2013: Report

Samples of a virus that closely resembles the novel coronavirus were sent to a Wuhan lab seven years ago, according to a report by the Sunday Times. S

6 Jul 2020 4:45 pm
Renewable purchase obligation compliance remains low in most States

Power Ministry moots stricter penalties on erring States

6 Jul 2020 4:41 pm
Time to rate credit rating agencies?

Oversight may help reduce inconsistencies and conflict of interest in assigning in ratings

6 Jul 2020 3:55 pm
YES Bank launches instant loan disbursement facility

Private sector lender YES Bank has launched a solution for instant disbursement of retail loans for the banks pre-approved liability account holders.

6 Jul 2020 3:51 pm
Change in culture behind Indias pace bowling surge: Sourav Ganguly

A cultural shift with rising fitness standards are the primary reasons for Indias current depth in fast bowling department, said former captain and c

6 Jul 2020 3:51 pm
Puja expense for smooth running of business is tax-deductible, rules Tribunal

Upholds trucking companys claim that puja for drivers safety is business expense

6 Jul 2020 3:40 pm
Solar capacity addition likely to lag 15% at 5.5 GW in FY2021: ICRA

The countrys domestic solar capacity addition in FY2019-20 was about 15 per cent lower than previous estimate (7-7.5GW), mainly on account of the di

6 Jul 2020 3:37 pm
SBM Bank India, Mastercard to speed up cross border transactions, remittances

Government of Mauritius-promoted SBM Bank India and global payments technology major Mastercard have joined hands to facilitate cross-border paymen

6 Jul 2020 3:36 pm
Tata Consumer Products bullish on growth prospects

To widen its product portfolio and expand the distribution network

6 Jul 2020 3:22 pm
Put off mandatory BIS certification of animal feed beyond July 27, US asks India

At WTO, Washington calls for more consultations; says move could affect trade in meat, dairy

6 Jul 2020 3:21 pm
Big Tech can help SMBs with digital adoption: Google Indias Shalini Girish

Small businesses need hand-holding through new normal post-Covid landscape

6 Jul 2020 3:20 pm
MFs must build buffer to meet redemption pressures: SEBI

The bull-run in mutual fund collection is finally being tested after poor returns in equity schemes and the unprecedent ban on six debt schemes by Fra

6 Jul 2020 3:04 pm
MIDC signs pact with UK-India Business Council

The Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation (MIDC) has signed an MoU with the UK-India Business Council (UKIBC) to collaborate and share infor

6 Jul 2020 3:02 pm
Upgraded malware Fakesky is back in play, says cybersecurity firm Cybereason

An old Android malware called Fakesky is back on the prowl according to reports.An updated version of the Fakesky malware has been targeting users acr

6 Jul 2020 3:00 pm
DRDO to set up research cell at IIT Hyderabad

The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) is going to establish a research cell at Indian Institute of Technology here to meet the futu

6 Jul 2020 2:58 pm
Inadequate workforce, tepid consumption to make MSME recovery slow amid Covid-19 spike

Micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) indicate that challenges pertaining to availability of workers and consumption will make the recovery proc

6 Jul 2020 2:51 pm