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BusinessToday.In | May 11, 2020

National Technology Day: PM Modi pays tribute to coronavirus researchers, hails 1998 Pokhran nuclear tests
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Former PM Manmohan Singh admitted to AIIMS after chest pain
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Reliance Jio introduces new annual work-from-home plan, some add-on plans, get all details
India is in the middle of a 3rd lockdown, and it is safe to say that remote work culture has now become a norm for many. Reliance Jio has brought in a new annual work-from-home plan as the uncertainty of the nationwide lockdown still looms over. The telco already has an annual plan of Rs 2121 in place.
The current plan it is offering comes at Rs 2399. Other than this long-term plan Reliance has also introduced some data-specific add-on packs for users only looking for data

Wuhan reports first coronavirus cluster since lifting of lockdown
Wuhan, the original epicentre of the new coronavirus outbreak in China, reported on Monday its first cluster of infections since a lockdown on the central Chinese city was lifted a month ago, stoking concerns of a wider resurgence of the disease. The new infections add a layer of caution to efforts to lower coronavirus-related restrictions across China as businesses restart and individuals go back to work. Wuhan reported five new confirmed cases, all of whom live in the same residential compound.




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