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Reuters
July 1, 2020
Worldwide, an estimated 14% of working hours were lost in the second quarter, equivalent to 400 million full-time jobs, due to the pandemic, the ILO said


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, June 30, 2020
Tracing contacts of people with coronavirus infections is the most important step in fighting the COVID-19 pandemic, and countries that are failing to do so have no excuse, the World Health Organization chief; Paytm founder Vijay Shekhar Sharma has lauded the government's decision to ban 59 Chinese apps; China's factory activity expanded at a faster pace in June, beating expectations, as the economy continues to recover after the government lifted strict lockdowns and ramped up investment. Watch this and more news on News Blast.Coronavirus vaccine update: India's first vaccine candidate COVAXIN to begin human trials in July


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, June 30, 2020
TikTok removed from Android, Apple play stores after govt ban on 59 Chinese appsA day after the Indian government ordered a ban on 59 Chinese mobile apps over security reasons amid the India-China border tension, the popular video app TikTok has been removed from Android's Play Store and Apple store. The popular Chinese app has over 120 million active users, mostly those in the 20s, in India alone. Mukesh Ambani's RIL set to acquire Kishore Biyani-led Future GroupMukesh Amban...


Reuters
June 30, 2020
WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus further said, \"No excuse for contact tracing. If any country is saying contact tracing is difficult, it is a lame excuse\"


Reuters
June 29, 2020
In just five months, the COVID-19 death toll has overtaken the number of people who die annually from malaria, one of the most deadly infectious diseases


BusinessToday.In
June 27, 2020
In a virtual media conference, Swaminathan stated that AstraZeneca's coronavirus vaccine candidate is the most advanced vaccine currently in terms of development, she said


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, June 25, 2020
The International Monetary Fund has sharply lowered its forecast for global growth this year because it envisions far more severe economic damage from the coronavirus than it did just two months ago; The world faces a shortage of oxygen concentrators as the number of worldwide cases of coronavirus infection nears the 10 million mark, the World Health Organization head said; Indian Oil Corp Ltd, the country's top refiner, on Wednesday reported its first quarterly loss in more than four years in the March quarter, after a surge in inventory losses following a sharp fall in crude oil prices. Watch this and more news on News Blast.Read: Held up Chinese imports trigger panic among Indian exporters; fear retaliatory 'delays' in Chinese ports


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, June 25, 2020
Coronavirus crisis: WHO chief warns of oxygen shortage as cases set to reach 10 millionThe world faces a shortage of oxygen concentrators as the number of worldwide cases of coronavirus infection nears the 10 million mark, the World Health Organization head said on Wednesday. The new coronavirus has hit 9.3 million people and killed more than 480,000 so far and is rising by about 1 million cases per week. This has pushed oxygen demand to 88,000 large cylinders per day, or 620,000 ...


Reuters
June 25, 2020
The health agency has purchased 14,000 oxygen concentrators from manufacturers and plans to send them to 120 countries in coming weeks, WHO Director General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said


Joe C Mathew
New Delhi, June 24, 2020
US President Donald Trump's announcement to end support for WHO is a reminder for the much-needed reforms in the agency's financial structure


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, June 22, 2020
The World Health Organization on Sunday reported the largest single-day increase in coronavirus cases by its count, at more than 183,000 new cases in the latest 24 hours; With 58,746 cases of coronavirus in the national capital, the Centre along with the Delhi government has agreed to ramp up containment strategy. Watch this and more news on News Blast.Also Read: Debt levels may increase nearly twice of 2009 financial crash: Moody's


Rupa Burman Roy
June 22, 2020
Globally, gold prices continued to climb today on concerns of a resurgence of coronavirus in China and US that encouraged investors to buy the yellow metal. Spot gold rose 0.7% to $1,754.74 per ounce, while US gold futures rose 1.1% to $1,771.40


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, June 22, 2020
UCO Bank teams up with four insurers to sell their productsState-run UCO Bank tied up with four insurers to offer various insurance products to its customers through its network of branches across the country. The lender teamed up with SBI Life Insurance Company, the Oriental Insurance Company and Religare Health Insurance Company, Star Health and Allied Insurance Company for selling their products. With these new partnerships, the lender will now be offering a much wider range of...


Reuters
June 22, 2020
Highlighting economic challenges from the impact of social restrictions to contain the pandemic, Apple Inc said on Friday it would temporarily shut 11 U.S. stores as coronavirus cases rise in some states, triggering selling in stocks


PTI
June 22, 2020
With India's accession into the SCO as a full member, new opportunities for further development and deepening of full-scale cooperation have opened up, the Secretary-General of the grouping said


BusinessToday.In
June 22, 2020
Stock Market LIVE Updates on June 19: Reliance Industries, Bajaj Finserv, Bajaj Finance, Bajaj Auto, IndusInd Bank and ICICI Bank were among the top gaines on Sensex pack. On the contrary, TCS, ONGC, M&M and Infosys were among the top laggards


Associated Press
June 22, 2020
WHO reported 8,708,008 coronavirus cases 183,020 in the last 24 hours with 461,715 deaths worldwide


Reuters
June 20, 2020
In a media briefing on Friday, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said nearly half of the newly reported cases were from the Americas, with significant numbers from South Asia and the Middle East


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, June 19, 2020
Reliance Industries Limited has become a net debt-free company months before its target after raising over Rs 1,68,818 crore in just 58 days via a rights issue and by roping in global tech investors to buy minority stake in Jio Platforms Limited; The Centre is planning to hike import duties and impose stricter trade barriers on certain products from China and other countries; The World Health Organization hopes hundreds of millions of doses of coronavirus vaccine can be produced this year and 2 billion doses by the end of 2021. Watch this and more on News Blast.Also Read: Coronavirus research: China publishes Beijing genome data, suggests European strain


Reuters
June 19, 2020
In the latest Beijing outbreak, the WHO said on Sunday it had been informed by the Chinese of ongoing investigations into the source of the cluster and the extent of the infections


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