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Latest Articles in COVID 19 Crisis

Will Agri-Techs Curtail The Food Catastrophe?

According to a 2019 National Association of Software and Service Companies (NASSCOM) report, there are 450 agri-tech startups in India growing at a rate of 25 percent year-on-year. The World Bank has stated that hunger levels remain alarmingly high. Have an insight on how can agri-tech startups help in reducing food shortages?

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Over 13,000 Covid-cases Reported In A Day, 23 Deaths

India's COVID-19 tally increased to 4,32,83,793 on Saturday as 13,216 more people tested positive for the viral disease and the active caseload climbed to 68,108, according to Union health ministry data. This is the first time in 113 days that India has recorded over 13,000 cases

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India Registers Over 12k Covid-cases IN A Day, 11 Fatalities

A total 12,213 cases were reported in a span of 24 hours, taking India's total tally of COVID-19 cases to 4,32,57,730 while the death toll has climbed to 5,24,803 with 11 fatalities, the data updated at 8 am stated

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COVID-19 Deaths: SC Allows Govt To Conduct Inquiry Into Fake Compensation Claims

The top court also set a period of 60 days which would be given to all such persons who are eligible as on date to apply for the ex-gratia compensation and 90 days shall be given to the future claimants.

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Too Early To Conclude On Lessons Learnt From Covid-19 Crisis: Sitharaman

Sitharaman said much before the second Covid wave struck, her government had extended a stimulus and was waiting for the economy to revive.

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India Has Faced Covid Crisis With Resilience And Fortitude: Nirmala Sitharaman

The broad-based and swift recovery of both the demand and supply-side components reaffirms India’s resilient recovery and strong macroeconomic fundamentals.

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Indian Economy Is Recovering From Covid-19 Crisis: World Bank President

The Indian economy is recovering, and we welcome that. It's going through to the other side of the COVID of the, the latest wave.

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Global Aviation Industry To Lose USD 201 Billion Between 2020-22 Due To COVID-19 Crisis: IATA DG

"The EU Digital Covid Certificate (EU DCC) is an efficient and reliable standard to record test and vaccination status. If governments are looking for a standard to follow, this is our recommendation,"

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India Top Source Of Social Media Misinformation On COVID-19: Study

The results also showed that India (15.94 percent), the US (9.74 percent), Brazil (8.57 percent) and Spain (8.03 percent) are the four most misinformation-affected countries

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Rate Transmission Gaining Traction; New Loans Cheaper By 217 Bps, Old By 170 Bps Since Feb 2019: Das

Das began the rate cut cycle in February 2019. On May 22, 2020, at an unscheduled announcement, the RBI slashed the repo rate by 40 bps to help shore up the economy amid the COVID-19 crisis.

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Indian Govt Needs To Do More To Convince Banks, NBFCs To Lend To MSMEs: AIIB Senior Economist

The whole world is turning more protectionist and it is going to have long-term impact on the global recovery, he emphasised.

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Power Consumption Grows Nearly 10 % To 115.39 BU In June

Power consumption in the country witnessed a 7.9 per cent year-on-year growth in May at 110.17 billion units (BU) despite a low base of 102.08 BU in the same month of 2020.

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Declare Apparel Exports As Essential Services, Exempt Exporting Units From Lockdowns: AEPC

Export orders from the US and Europe have revived but now the Indian apparel exporters face the danger of losing these to competing countries as the second wave of COVID-19 crisis has resulted in lockdowns in several states

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Airtel Upgrades Mobile Network In TN

Airtel acquired large blocks of 1800 and 900 Mhz spectrum for Tamil Nadu during the recent auction by the Centre and with the company's diverse spectrum holdings, Airtel was well positioned to serve the growing demand.

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Swedish Industry, businesses, agencies and individuals along with Government, support India during Covid-19 surge

There are approximately 220 Swedish companies present in India which employ close to 200,000 directly and another 2,200,000 indirectly. Like the rest of the country, almost every company has lost employees, or their family members, to Covid.

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