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 2020-04-05 08:40 

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Covid-19: FPIs pull out record Rs 1.1 trn in March, highest withdrawal ever...

The outflow of funds in March comes after six consecutive months of investment by FPIs since September 2019...

 2020-04-05 08:38 

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Centre amends mining law, exempts several activities from green clearance...

It said exemption from the requirement of environmental clearance shall also be given to removal of sand deposits on agricultural fields after a flood by farmers....

 2020-04-05 08:28 

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Torrent Pharma says promoters haven't pledged equity, NSE action not needed...

Torrent said a pledge of shares is a security interest in favour of lenders and can be enforced by sale of such shares in event of default...

 2020-04-05 08:23 

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When you switch off lights tonight, here's what Power Min wants you to do...

The total domestic lighting demand at an all-India level is estimated at 12-13 GW, which is 10 per cent of the country's total power demand...

 2020-04-05 08:20 

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GSTN processed 10,077 new registrations, 7,876 refunds during lockdown...

Till March 31, 2020, GSTN had enabled 1,748 tax officers from 18 states/UTs to access office through VPN, a secure way to access office networks....

 2020-04-05 08:06 

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Light lamps to display collective resolve to fight Covid-19: Venkaiah Naidu...

Naidu asked people to come together and display the "collective resolve to fight Covid-19" by lighting lamps and candles at 9 p.m. on April 5....

 2020-04-05 08:03 

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India macroeconomic outlook set to worsen if lockdowns continue: Jean Dreze...

According to Fitch Ratings, India may post in 2020-21 a GDP growth of 2%, the slowest since the economy was liberalised 30 years back....

 2020-04-05 07:46 

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Covid-19: DRDO designs special chamber, face mask for healthcare workers...

The walk through enclosure is designed for personnel decontamination, one person at a time....

 2020-04-05 07:36 

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Covid-19 crisis: Map the coronavirus footprint across states in India...

Check the spread of the coronavirus pandemic across states in India in this interactive map...

 2020-04-05 07:24 

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As coronavirus shatters dreams of studying abroad, students look for plan B...

According to Study Abroad counsellors, the situation looks grim and might affect long term plans for many....

 2020-04-05 07:21 

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Gujarat: 14 new Covid-19 cases, 10 linked to Nizamuddin; tally jumps to 122...

Of the total cases in the state, 72 are of local transmission, 33 patients have foreign travel history and 17 have inter-state travel history...

 2020-04-05 06:59 

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Covid-19: Turkey tightens rules in public areas, makes face masks mandatory...

Vegetable seller Veli Yildirim, 50, said the measures came "too late"....

 2020-04-05 06:49 

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29 yrs ago today, Waugh brothers became first pair of twins to play a Test...

The duo achieved the feat against West Indies in the third Test at Trinidad....

 2020-04-05 06:39 

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Coronavirus: On PM Modi's exhortation, India to light lamps at 9 pm today...

India gets ready to light diyas, candles, waive torch and mobile flashlight to shun the Covid-19 darkness at 9 pm tonight...

 2020-04-05 06:14 

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India covid-19 toll rises to 77; number of cases at 3,374: Health ministry...

Ten cases have been reported from the Andaman and Nicobar Islands while Chhattisgarh has nine infections...

 2020-04-05 06:08 

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ONGC asks govt to cut cess, royalty, free gas price to help company survive...

The fall in international oil prices and natural gas prices falling to a decade low of $ 2.39 per million BTU is threatening to push the firm into making cash-losses on a monthly basis...

 2020-04-05 05:50 

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NITI Aayog seeks help from NGOs, UN, industry bodies in combating Covid-19...

The initiative is being undertaken by the empowered group, constituted on March 29 under the Disaster Management Act 2005 and headed by Amitabh Kant, CEO, Niti Aayog...

 2020-04-05 05:19 

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Covid-19 Factoid: Spain tops US in fatality, and three other data trends...

While Spain has gone past the US in number of deaths and become second only to Italy, and in India a spike in Nizamuddin-related cases has made Delhi the second most affected...

 2020-04-05 04:36 

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ICMR issues advisory on setting up new COVID-19 testing labs in districts...

Based on new requests from several districts for initiation of COVID-19 testing, the ICMR has come up with an advisory....

 2020-04-05 04:26 

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'Nobody is safe', Imran warns as Pak covid-19 cases reach 2,818; toll at 41...

Coronavirus can remerge once settling down. So we don't know what will happen, Imran Khan said....

 2020-04-05 03:57 

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Covid-19: Japan to stockpile Avigan anti-flu drug to treat 2 million people...

Avigan is being tested in China as a treatment for COVID-19....

 2020-04-05 03:39 

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Coronavirus cases mounts to 445 in Delhi; 301 traced to Nizamuddin event...

The civic authorities have carried out mass sanitisation and a disinfection drive in Nizamuddin over the last few days, using drones and other measures...

 2020-04-05 03:14 

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Covid-19: Trump calls Modi, asks to release US order of hydroxychloroquine...

On March 25, India banned the export of hydroxychloroquine, which is used primarily to treat malaria and lupus...

 2020-04-05 02:16 

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World coronavirus dispatch: Numbers jump, scientists recommend mass testing...

From Trump blowing a plan to churn out millions of mask, to early release of prisoners in the UK, to an unprecedented economic crisis...

 2020-04-05 02:13 

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India coronavirus dispatch: How an exit from this lockdown may look like...

From legal issues with a quarantine order, to how the elderly are dealing with the lockdown, to understanding the different stages of this pandemic...

 2020-04-04 19:10 

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Once Ground Zero of high-decibel protests, Singur waits in silence...

Lockdown has brought lives of a large section to a standstill, with shops shut and people hesitant to go out...

 2020-04-04 19:02 

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Covid-19 crisis: Govt extends validity of e-way bills; gives relief in ITC...

The Centre has also deferred the application of restricted input tax credit (ITC) of 10% under goods and services tax (GST), providing relief to industry...

 2020-04-04 18:52 

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Covid-19: Twitterati push 'grid' in top five trends as arguments flow in...

Anticipating a significant fluctuation in power demand for a short duration, the power ministry along with PGCIL and POSOCO have been busy drafting a plan for managing the grid and efficient supply...

 2020-04-04 18:45 

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Covid-19: Cairn invokes force majeure on exploration; seeks relief in OALP...

The company wants an extension of timelines for the blocks it won under the Open Acreage Licensing Policy (OALP) rounds...

 2020-04-04 18:42 

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Covid-19 crisis: ICMR calls for rapid tests in hotspots as infections zoom...

Daily tests doubled to 10,000; about 1,000 cases with Tablighi links reported, the govt said...

 2020-04-04 18:21 

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State govts, Railways prepare for possible extension of Covid-19 lockdown...

Railways has issued a "restoration plan" to all its zones with a schedule of trains to be run, their frequency and the availability of rakes...

 2020-04-04 18:13 

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Migration will resume when urban economy restarts: India Migration Now...

India Migration Now founder Varun Aggarwal says the frantic reverse migration at present is not because of harvesting needs (still a month away) but because of the income shock...

 2020-04-04 18:04 

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HDFC Bank's advances rise 21% in March quarter; deposits go up 24%...

The deposit base of the private sector lender stood at Rs 11.46 trillion in Q4FY20 compared to Rs 9.23 trillion in the same period last year...

 2020-04-04 17:58 

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Rating agency Brickwork downgrades PTC Financial Services to AA- from AA...

The negative growth in the loan book of PFS, a unit of PTC India, is on account of funding challenges faced by NBFCs...

 2020-04-04 17:55 

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Don't delay setting up a trust for a special child for their secure future...

It can be relied upon to manage your estate on the child's behalf after your lifetime...

 2020-04-04 17:48 

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Amid Covid-19 crisis, timely salaries, pensions is priority: Sushil Modi...

He says while Bihar was comfortable in terms of revenue till the previous financial year, the coming days will be tough and he is hopeful the Centre will increase the limit under the FRBM...

 2020-04-04 17:44 

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Covid-19 crisis: IAS officers call for Rs 5-10 trn spending on health infra...

Want extension of lockdown to stem spread of Covid-19...

 2020-04-04 17:38 

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For now, Tata Sons is stuck with AirAsia Berhad in a jinxed alliance...

A watertight agreement is preventing Tata Sons from exiting AirAsia India...

 2020-04-04 17:24 

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Covid-19 lockdown may be a boon for gig workers with unusual partnerships...

Over the past week, several unusual partnerships among start-ups, traditional businesses and hospitals have been announced, and several more are likely to materialise soon...

 2020-04-04 17:17 

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Miracle cures to fake testing kits: UK clamps down on bogus Covid-19 drugs...

The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) said it was investigating 14 fake or unlicensed products to treat Covid-19, the respiratory disease caused by the coronavirus...

 2020-04-04 17:11 

Business Standard

How to set up a routine for your baby's sleep? Here're the fundamentals...

As the parent, you can aim to set a morning wake-up time, and it should be consistent every day (plus or minus half an hour). Bedtime will be 12 to 13 hours later...

 2020-04-04 17:03 

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As demand for masks skyrocket, 3D printers help in fight against Covid-19...

About 500 shields have gone to the Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, where officials estimate nurses use up to 15 PPE sets over three shifts for just one patient...

 2020-04-04 17:01 

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In Italy, the right antibodies may be needed to go back to work...

Having the right antibodies to the virus in one's blood - a potential marker of immunity - may soon determine who gets to work and who does not, who is locked down and who is free...

 2020-04-04 16:11 

Business Standard

How gold holdings can ease credit flows...

If gold held by the top 30% of Indian households can be mobilised, it can be used for dollar swaps, while depositors could be provided low-cost credit for longer tenures...

 2020-04-04 15:53 

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Guiding lives: How a Mumbai woman set up street schools to groom poor kids...

To begin with, she started working with Delhi-based NGOs to help educate children in the remote areas of Uttar Pradesh and Bihar...

 2020-04-04 15:53 

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Beijing seizes its chance...

By offering aid to countries hit by coronavirus, China is exploiting the crisis to burnish its global image...

 2020-04-04 15:38 

Business Standard

Tracking the virus...

Individual data should not be used for any other purpose...

 2020-04-04 15:35 

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Kapil Sibal's daughter-in-law presents him with most coveted gift right now...

She gifted him a small bottle of hand sanitiser...

 2020-04-04 15:23 

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How much we can push the mortality down is really the issue: US authorities...

Edited excerpts from a press conference with the US President Donald Trump, Dr Deborah Birx and Dr Anthony Fauci...

 2020-04-04 15:21 

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I wish the PM had reached out but that's not his style: Jairam Ramesh...

Jairam Ramesh tells how the Congress sees the Covid-19 crisis and why the government must shed its hostility to suggestions from the Opposition as India picks up the pieces...

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