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PTI
November 15, 2020
The Coastal Shipping Bill, 2020, which proposes to do away with the requirement of trading licence for Indian flag vessels for coastal trade has been circulated for inter-ministerial consultation


BusinessToday.In
November 12, 2020
Mukesh Ambani has joined the likes of Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos, Michael Bloomberg, Jack Ma, Masayoshi Son, and other high-value investors who have invested in the fund


PTI
November 4, 2020
Farmers in Punjab have expressed apprehension that the Centre's farm reforms would pave a way for the dismantling of the minimum support price system, leaving them at the \"mercy\" of big corporates


PTI
November 4, 2020
According to data from the national transporter, till date more than 2225 freight rakes carrying vital commodities could not be operated due to the blockages caused by the protestors


Rashi Bisaria
New Delhi, October 20, 2020
Israel to begin trials of COVID-19 vaccine 'Brilife' by Oct-endIsrael has named its COVID-19 vaccine candidate 'Brilife' and its human trials will begin by October-end, according to an official press release. The prospective vaccine is being developed by the Israel Institute of Biological Research (IIBR) that was established in 1952 as part of the Israel Defence Forces' Science Corps, and later became a civilian organisation.Big Billion Days: Over 70 sellers become crorepatis in first 3 day...


PTI
October 17, 2020
An official statement from the PMO said the Grand Challenges Annual Meeting will convene this year virtually from October 19 to 21, bringing together policymakers and science leaders


BusinessToday.In
October 12, 2020
Making a case for another white revolution, the SBI Ecowrap report states that India is no more just a cereal granary and states are producing diversified crops and it is time that we go for white revolution


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, October 9, 2020
The Indian Medical Association (IMA) raised questions on Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan's move to promote yoga and Ayurvedic herbs for prevention of coronavirus infection; Prime Minister Narendra Modi, at the annual Invest India Conference in Canada, hard sold his government's latest agriculture, labour reforms; The World Bank projected a steeper contraction in India's economy by 9.6 per cent this fiscal in light of COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent lockdowns. Watch this and more on News Blast.Also Read: TCS pips Accenture to become world's most-valuable IT services firm


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, October 9, 2020
Eli Lilly, Gates Foundation sign deal to supply COVID-19 drugs to low, middle-income countriesEli Lilly and Co said on Thursday it had entered into an agreement with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation for potential supply of its experimental antibody treatments for COVID-19 to low and middle-income countries. As part of the deal, Lilly said it will make antibody therapies available to lower-income countries prior to April 2021, but did not elaborate on the number of doses. Separately, F...


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, October 6, 2020
The new farm laws have brought in the concept of contract farming. The farmers seem to have divided opinions on the new farming concept, calling it non-feasible and non-sustainable due to rising prices of labour charges and fertilisers. While some seem to favour the new laws, others have rejected the decision calling it a bad move. Watch the video for more.Also Read: India Inc on a parent-subsidiary merger spree post COVID-19


Joe C Mathew
October 3, 2020
The two countries argue that in the absence of a waiver, existing protection for intellectual property rights such as patents, industrial designs, copyright and protection of undisclosed information, may create barriers to timely access to affordable medical products


Joe C Mathew
New Delhi, September 30, 2020
The three new agriculture laws will shift the power centre of agriculture trading from established APMC markets to corporate players in a gradual manner. But will the transition be smooth?


BusinessToday.In
September 29, 2020
Farmers' protest: In Punjab, farmers continued their 'rail roko' agitation for the fifth consecutive day. The protesters under the banner of Kisan Mazdoor Sangharsh Committee have been squatting on rail tracks since September 24 at Jalandhar, Amritsar, Tanda, Mukerian and Ferozepur


Joe C Mathew
September 29, 2020
The three controversial farm laws have diluted India's stance against liberalising agriculture before the WTO; this threatens livelihood of 60 per cent workforce in the country


Prasanna Mohanty
September 28, 2020
Neither the Wage Code 2019 nor the draft Rules 2020 notified in July 2020 under it links wage to labour productivity, strengthen implementation regime, make minimum wage universal or limit working hours to 8-hour a day to improve the lot of workers


BusinessToday.In
September 28, 2020
Harsimrat Kaur Badal who recently resigned from the government tweeted, 'Indeed a DARK DAY for democracy as President Kovind too refused to heed the request of 18 political parties pleading him not to sign the undemocratically passed anti-farmer bills'


PTI
September 26, 2020
Parliament on Wednesday approved the three labour codes that will remove impediments to winding up of companies and allow firing of staff without government permission in firms with up to 300 workers from the existing 100


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, September 26, 2020
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday hit out at the Opposition, accusing parties of lying to farmers. Addressing BJP workers at an event to mark the birth anniversary of Deen Dayal Upadhyaya, PM Modi said that there was a need to spread awareness on new farm bills. He also defended labour bills at the event, stating that the new labour reforms would transform the lives of the labour force. Watch the video for more.Also Read: PM Modi hits out at opposition, says farm bills to benefit small, marginal farmers


BusinessToday.In
September 24, 2020
Union Home Minister Amit Shah trashed the allegation of the two legislations being anti-farmer as \"baseless\" and said the Congress and other opposition parties are saying this to cover up their own failures


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, September 22, 2020
Thousands of farmers in Punjab, Haryana, Telangana and several other states are on the roads to protest against 3 farm ordinances which were passed in the Lok Sabha by the Central government. The protests have sprung all across India and claim that the new farm laws will destroy farmers' livelihood. The Rajya Sabha had passed the 2 Agriculture reform bills against the previous ordinances, with one bill still under discussion. These bills will replace the existing ordinances once they get approved by Rajya Sabha. Watch the video for more.Also Read: Average MSP increase in rabi crops hits 6-year low at 4.3%


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