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Rashi Bisaria | March 25, 2021

Swiggy to cover COVID-19 vaccination cost of over 2 lakh delivery partners

Food delivery app  Swiggy has promised to vaccinate its more than two lakh delivery partners against COVID-19. It will also compensate for any loss of pay on the days the delivery partners receive both vaccine doses. Swiggy's announcement comes close on the heels of the central government's announcement on the next phase of the nationwide vaccination commencing April 1, 2021, for individuals aged 45 and above.

UK, Brazilian, South African: All Covid-19 variants have spread in India

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has said that all the three new coronavirus variants -- UK, Brazilian and South African -- that have wreaked havoc in several countries have been detected in India.  736 samples were positive for the UK variant, 34 were positive for the South African variant and one sample was positive for the Brazilian variant.

CCI orders detailed probe in WhatsApp's new privacy policy

The Competition Commission of India (CCI) on Wednesday ordered a detailed probe into WhatsApp's new privacy policy and terms of services, saying the firm contravened the provisions of competition laws through its exploitative and exclusionary conduct in the garb of policy update.

Don't see rating downgrade for India: FM Nirmala Sitharaman

Higher spending by the government will not result in a rating downgrade for India, which currently has an investment grade rating, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said on Wednesday. Sitharaman said that under the Modi government, Indian economy has seen lower inflation, higher GDP growth, record foreign investments and lower fiscal deficit.

Indian Railways suffers loss worth Rs 38,017 crore in passenger earnings

The Railways suffered a loss of Rs 38,017 crore in the passenger segment in the last fiscal due to the coronavirus crisis, but some of what it lost was compensated by the goodwill it earned by running Shramik Special trains, ferrying essentials and through innovation in freight movement which helped surpass last years' revenues.

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