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Latest Articles in COVID 19 Pandemic

India Updated Climate Ambitions Post-pandemic, Needs Appreciation: Experts

India will reduce the carbon intensity of its economy by 45 per cent, over 2005 levels and achieve the target of net zero emissions by 2070, Modi had said

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Pandemic Setbacks And Malnutrition

BW’s executive editor for public policy, Neeta Misra Speaks with Dr Purnima Menon. Senior Research Fellow, International Food Policy Research Institute on the impact of the pandemic on malnutrition

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A Long History Of Mental Illness

A podcast with Andrew Scull, Distinguished Research Professor in the Department of Sociology, University of California San Diego, by Neeta Misra, Executive Editor of Public Policy, Businessworld Magazine

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Reduce Time For Covid Booster Shot To 6 Months Says NTAGI

The government advisory panel, which met on Thursday, also reviewed the findings of a study by the Christian Medical College (CMC) in Vellore on the feasibility of allowing as precaution dose a Covid vaccine different from the one used for primary vaccination

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Covid-19 Pandemic Not Over Yet, Large Outbreaks In Asia: UN Chief

Noting that the supply of Covid-19 vaccines is not the issue as manufacturers are producing 1.5 billion doses per month, Guterres said progress in achieving vaccine equity is possible but the window is closing fast

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Insurance Schemes, General Public And Covid-19 Pandemic

The PMJJBY scheme has been amended to ensure claims are settled within 7 days of intimation from banks with the lien period reduced to 30 days from 45 days

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PM Chairs High-level Meeting To Review COVID-19 situation, Vaccination Status

More than 16.24 crore (16,24,54,381) balance and unutilized COVID-19 vaccine doses are still available with the States/UTs to be administered

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Dollar Millionaires In India Rise 11% In COVID Hit 2021: Survey

The Hurun Report findings on the dollar millionaires come at a time when there is rising concern about the growing inequality in the country with a population of over 130 crore.

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Pandemic Paves Way For Consumer Durable Brands To Revisit Their Business Strategy

According to NielsenIQ BASES study automation, personalised products and subscription services led businesses are in high demand in India.

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Corporate India Staring At An Integrity Crisis Amid Pandemic: EY Report

A total of 63 per cent said they would indulge in some form of unethical conduct (ignore misconduct, falsify information, financial or customer records, pay or accept bribes) to improve their own career progression, a stark contrast to just 24 per cent globally.

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Indian Economy Has Recovered 'Handsomely' From Pandemic-induced Disruptions: Panagariya

"But I do hope that the RBI allows the rupee to depreciate a little further when such outflows take place," he said, adding that this will incentivize exports on the one hand and reduce the temptation on the part of the government to raise tariffs.

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Deaths Significantly Less In 3rd Covid Wave Due To High Vaccination: Govt

For the 15-18 years age group, the government said 52 per cent have received their first dose of Covid vaccine.

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2021: A Saga Of Resurgence And Hope

This year must be remembered as an emblem of our unwavering perseverance, our commitment to shape our destinies and our march into an ever-expanding future of rewarding possibilities.

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Wealth Of India's 10 Richest Can Fund Child Education For 25 Years: Study

The study urged the government to revisit its primary sources of revenue generation, adopting more progressive methods of taxation and assessing its structural issues that permit such wealth accumulation by the rich.

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Nearly Half Of GDP In Cities At Risk From Nature Loss: WEF Survey

The good news is that nature-based solutions for infrastructure are 50 per cent cheaper than alternatives and deliver 28 per cent greater added value in terms of productivity, while they can also create much-needed jobs nearly 60 million by 2030 if necessary investments are made.

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