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BusinessToday.In | September 2, 2020

Auto rebound with 20% growth in August

Barely 24 hours after India reported its worst economic performance in a quarter, the domestic automobile sector showed signs of a strong revival with a 20 per cent growth in dispatches of passenger vehicles in August over the year-ago period. The numbers are on a low base of last year when industry volumes had declined by a massive 31.6 per cent, which was then a record fall for a month. Yet, it builds on a rebound that has been visible in the months of June and July as well.

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From sanitising closets to customisable fridges, the coronavirus pandemic has fanned demand for home appliances globally- so much so that Samsung Electronics Co Ltd is adding warehouses and bringing popular products to more markets. In particular, consumers have been willing to splurge on products that make their homes cleaner.

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The Trump administration said Tuesday that it will not work with an international cooperative effort to develop and distribute a COVID-19 vaccine because it does not want to be constrained by multilateral groups like the World Health Organization. The decision to go it alone, follows the White House's decision in early July to pull the United States out of the WHO. Trump claims the WHO is in need of reform and is heavily influenced by China.

Infosys to hire 12,000 Americans till 2022

IT major Infosys on Tuesday said that it plans to hire 12,000 American workers over the next two years, bringing its hiring commitment in the country to 25,000 over five years. In 2017, Infosys had committed to hiring 10,000 American workers over two years.

GST revenue collection in August stands at Rs 86,449 crore

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COVID-19 pandemic: Opening up societies too quickly 'recipe for disaster': WHO D-G

The head of the World Health Organisation has warned that opening up societies too quickly amid the coronavirus pandemic is a "recipe for disaster". WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus on Monday insisted that countries that are serious about opening up must also be serious about suppressing transmission.

COVID-19 impact: Vistara institutes three days LWP for pilots in Sept

Vistara has decided to introduce three days of leave without pay for its pilots in September amid the airline industry continuing to grapple with weak travel demand due to the coronavirus pandemic, according to an airline source. The three-days leave without pay (LWP) measure for pilots is in addition to a cut in monthly base flying allowance.

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