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PTI
October 30, 2020
He was addressing the virtual inaugural ceremony of the 10-day 'Namaste Bharat' exhibition, a first of its kind exhibition for promoting 'Made in India' products globally


BusinessToday.In
October 19, 2020
Scheme is voluntary and taxpayers with income up to over Rs 10 lakh may be incentivised for supporting a poor family with Rs 5,000 per month; govt can incentivise taxpayers with around Rs 50,000 tax deduction apart from exemption offered under 80C


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, October 17, 2020
COVID-19 led to largest global economic contraction in 80 years: World Bank, IMFThe World Bank and the International Monetary Fund said the global economic contraction caused by the ongoing coronavirus pandemic is the largest in the last eight decades, raising the world poverty rate, exacerbating inequalities and damaging long-term economic growth prospects. The WB and IMF concluded their annual meeting here on Friday, which heavily revolved around the impact of COVID-19.India gained over a...


PTI
October 17, 2020
The associated lockdowns, restrictions and continued uncertainty have caused investments, trade, and remittance flows to plummet, eroded jobs and human capital, kept children out of school, and pressured food and medical supply chains


PTI
October 15, 2020
The World Bank is encouraging countries to spend in the first instance on health programmes, on social programmes, and on education, Malpass said, adding that a critical step for countries is to reopen schools


BusinessToday.In
October 14, 2020
With the demerger approval, the government has amended its earlier decision taken on October 27, 2016, to disinvest Nagarnar Steel Plant as a unit of NMDC


BusinessToday.In
October 13, 2020
IMF, however, projected that the Indian economy will deliver an impressive recovery with 8.8 per cent growth rate in the next fiscal, higher than the 6 per cent growth it had predicted in June


Chitranjan Kumar
October 12, 2020
American economists Paul R. Milgrom and Robert B. Wilson have been awarded Nobel Prize 2020 in Economic Sciences for their contributions to auction theory and inventions of new auction formats


BusinessToday.In
October 12, 2020
Females are bigger victims of modern slavery as compared to males in Asia and Pacific (73 per cent), in Africa (71 per cent), in Europe and Central Asia (67 per cent) and in America (63 per cent), as per the UN report


BusinessToday.In
October 10, 2020
PM Narendra Modi film release: The movie charted PM Modi's journey from poverty and selling tea on railway stations to becoming the Prime Minister of the world's largest democracy


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, October 8, 2020
Tata Consultancy Services has announced a salary hike for its employees effective October 1; The World Bank has warned that by 2021, as many as 150 million people are likely to be in extreme poverty because of the coronavirus pandemic; Chinese gaming app PUBG Mobile is reportedly talking to telecom major Bharti Airtel to bring the popular multiplayer game back on the mobile screens of its Indian fans. Watch this and more on News Blast.Also Read: Hetero plans to make COVID-19 drug Favipiravir in injection form


Reuters
October 8, 2020
With 6.84 million people infected, including 105,000 dead, India's COVID-19 caseload is second only to the United States, despite the country going under the strictest lockdown in the initial phase of the pandemic in March


Rashi Bisaria
New Delhi, October 8, 2020
Good news for TCS employees! Company announces salary hike, effective October 1Tata Consultancy Services on Wednesday announced a salary hike for its employees effective October 1. As of September 30, the consolidated headcount of India's largest IT company stood at 4,53,540. The attrition rate touched an all-time low at 8.9 per cent in the given quarter.Hindustan Coca Cola Beverages offers permanent work-from-home to employeesHindustan Coca Cola Beverages, the bottling partner of the Amer...


BusinessToday.In
October 8, 2020
Raghuram Rajan said he is not clear what government means by 'Atma Nirbhar Bharat', adding that if it is about creating an environment for production then it is a rebranding of the 'Make in India' initiative


PTI
October 7, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic is estimated to push an additional 88 million to 115 million people into extreme poverty this year, with the total rising to as many as 150 million by 2021


BusinessToday.In
October 6, 2020
Geneva, Switzerland, is set to introduce a minimum wage of 23 Swiss Franc or $25 an hour (close to Rs 1,839)-- believed to be the highest in the world


Prasanna Mohanty
October 5, 2020
Part I of this two-part article traces the growth of temporary employment in government and the practice of keeping a larger number of posts vacant even in the face of a severe job crisis


Associated Press
October 4, 2020
Pope Francis cited the grave loss of millions of jobs as a result of the virus as evidence of the need for politicians to listen to popular movements, unions and marginalised groups


Reuters
September 30, 2020
Global competition for early coronavirus vaccine doses is already fierce, months ahead of any approvals, as wealthy countries move to secure supplies


Reuters
September 29, 2020
The rest of the East Asia and Pacific region was projected to see a 3.5% contraction, the World Bank said


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