- Increase in prices of essential commodities in Kerala(3 minutes ago)
Thiruvananthapuram, April 7 (IANS) Even as authorities in Kerala claim that a vigil is on to prevent blackmarketing and profiteering by shopkeepers amid the nationwide lockdown due to coronavirus scare, price of essential items continue to rise in the coastal state.
- RBI extends overdraft facility for State, UT govts(19 minutes ago)
Mumbai, April 7 (IANS) To ease the cashflow mismatches which might occur due to Covid-19 lockdown, the Reserve Bank of India on Tuesday extended the time period for States and Union Territories to avail overdraft facilities.
- Occupancy of Tata-led Indian Hotels at 40-45% in March(14:45)
New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) As the coronavirus pandemic and the eventual lockdown has hit the hospitality industry hard, the occupancy level of the Indian Hotels Company Limited (IHCL), a subsidiary of the Tata Group conglomerate, fell to about 40-45 per cent, a report by brokerage firm AnandRathi said.
- GoDaddy acquires Neustar's Registry business(14:03)
New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) Internet names and registrations management major GoDaddy on Tuesday announced it is acquiring Neustars Registry business for an undisclosed sum. The deal is expected to close in Q2 2020.
- India hiring declines 18% in March, Delhi-NCR most affected(11:48)
New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) Overall hiring activity in India declined by 18 per cent in March, with travel and airlines, hospitality and retail industries witnessing a massive 56 per cent drop in offering jobs as compared to March last year, leading job portal Naukri.com said on Tuesday.
- ZEE commits financial relief to its over 5,000 daily-wagers(11:39)
Mumbai, April 7 (IANS) Media and entertainment company ZEE Entertainment Enterprises Ltd (ZEE) on Tuesday committed itself to a financial relief to over 5,000 daily-wage earners working directly or indirectly for the company in its overall production ecosystem.
- Pernod Ricard India Foundation pledges support in fight against Covid-19(21:22)
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) The Pernod Ricard India Foundation has committed to extend support to the state healthcare departments and public service and delivery professionals at the forefront of the fight against the coronavirus pandemic in India, including a contribution of Rs 15 crore towards the cause.
- Abhijit Banerjee on Bengal's expert panel(21:08)
Kolkata, April 6 (IANS) West Bengal's Mamata Banerjee government on Monday roped in Nobel laureate economist Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee as a member of newly formed Global Advisory Board for a Covid-19 Response Policy in the state.
- PNB Housing Fin to raise $75mn from JICA to finance mortgage loans(20:58)
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) PNB Housing Finance Ltd will raise $75 million from the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), with co-financing of $25 million by Citibank (Citi) for the purpose of providing affordable housing to low income households in India based on the Facility for Accelerating Financial Inclusion in Asia.
- 'Mukesh Ambani's wealth falls 28%, not among top 10 richest'(20:47)
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) As the coronavirus crisis erodes stock markets and share values, Reliance Industries' Chairman Mukesh Ambani's wealth has declined by $19 billion (Rs 1.33 lakh crore) or 28 per cent, according to a report by Hurun Research.