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SC stays Allahabad HC order directing COVID-19 lockdown of 5 UP cities

Eco/Invest/Demography, Health, Non-Life, Pandemic       Apr 20, 2021

  New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday granted an interim stay on the Allahabad High Court order directing the Uttar Pradesh government to impose strict restrictions till April 26 in five cities in view of the COVID-19 surge. A bench headed by Chief Justice of...

US advises its citizens to avoid travelling to India due to COVID spike

Eco/Invest/Demography, Health, Non-Life, Pandemic       Apr 20, 2021

Washington: The US has advised its citizens to avoid travelling to India, even if they are fully vaccinated as there is a 'very high level' of COVID-19 in the country. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) on Monday released travel recommendations by destination....

Punit Renjen,CEO,Deloitte, India

India has opportunity to lead the world on climate change: Deloitte CEO

Washington: As the US President prepares to host leaders of 40 countries, including India, for a virtual summit on climate change later this week, Indian-American CEO of a top US firm believes that New Delhi has an opportunity to lead the world on climate change....

Cyclone Amphan of 2020 resulted in USD 14 bn economic losses in India UN report

  United Nations: Cyclone Amphan, which made landfall in May last year near the India-Bangladesh border, was the costliest tropical cyclone on record for the North Indian Ocean, with reported economic losses in India of approximately USD 14 billion, a flagship UN report has said. The...

Non-stop cremations cast doubt on India's counting of COVID dead

Eco/Invest/Demography, Health, Life, Non-Life, Pandemic       Apr 20, 2021

  New Delhi: Gas and firewood furnaces at a crematorium in the western Indian state of Gujarat have been running so long without a break during the COVID-19 pandemic that metal parts have begun to melt. "We are working around the clock at 100% capacity to...

India reports daily rise in COVID-19 cases of 259,170

Eco/Invest/Demography, Health, Life, Non-Life, Pandemic       Apr 20, 2021

New Delhi: India's daily COVID-19 cases retreated from record levels on Tuesday, but stayed above the 200,000 marks for a sixth straight day, with cases increasing by 259,170 over the last 24 hours. Deaths from COVID-19 rose by a record 1,761 to reach a total...

Centre working to save lives, livelihoods, FM Sitharaman tells India Inc

Eco/Invest/Demography, Health, Pandemic, Policy       Apr 19, 2021

  New Delhi: Union finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday said the Centre is working with state governments to save lives and livelihoods. She said this during an interaction with industry chambers on concerns of India Inc with respect to the second wave of the pandemic....

Large no of Indian adults experienced cybercrime in past 12 months, says report

Alarge number of Indian adults have experienced cybercrime, including identity theft, in the past 12 months, a report by cybersecurity firm NortonLifeLock said on Monday. The sixth annual Norton Cyber Safety Insights Report said 59 per cent of Indian adults have experienced cybercrime in the...

N S Kannan,chief executive and managing director,ICICI Pru Life Insurance

ICICI Pru Q4 profit falls 64% to Rs 64 cr on pandemic addl provision

Life       Apr 19, 2021

  Mumbai: Despite reporting a good set of overall numbers, an accelerated provisioning of Rs 200 crore for the pandemic has crimped net profit of ICICI Prudential Life by 64.2 per cent to Rs 64 crore in the January-March quarter. However, a Rs 7,400 crore of...

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