“Excuse To Vilify Muslims”: Omar Abdullah On COVID-19 Cases At Delhi Event

Omar Abdullah said the Tablighi Jamat were irresponsible (File) New Delhi: National Conference leader Omar Abdullah on Tuesday claimed the detection of coronavirus in scores of people who attended a weeks-long event organised by Tabligh-e-Jamaat at a famous Delhi mosque has provided an opportunity to “some to vilify Muslims”. The former Jammu and Kashmir chief […]

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How to Prevent Eye Strain When Using a Computer

Now that a lot of people are working from home due to lockdowns brought about thanks to the coronavirus outbreak, it becomes even more important to prevent eye strain. Commercial office spaces tend to have better furniture and lighting than your makeshift work-from-home setup and that can contribute significantly to increasing eye strain. However, there […]

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Government To Borrow More Aggressively In April-September Than Expected

NEW DELHI: The Indian government plans to borrow more aggressively than anticipated in the April-September period, even as foreign investors have turned into net sellers in the entire Asian market as the coronavirus spreads. Government aims to borrow Rs 4.88 lakh crore in the period, nearly 63 per cent of its total annual borrowing plan, […]

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Airlines Face Refunding $35 Billion Of Unused Tickets: Aviation Body

New Delhi: The airlines are faced with refunding $35 billion of sold but unused tickets in the April-June period as governments across the world have imposed travel restrictions to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus pandemic, according to a global airlines’ body. India has imposed a 21-day lockdown to contain the spread of the […]

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Banks Begin Loan Moratorium Measures But Concerns Mount Over Job Losses And Pay Cuts

Several banks have initiated steps to effect the RBI-suggested moratorium on loans Seeking to ease hardships faced by people during the ongoing lockdown, several banks on Tuesday initiated steps to effect the RBI-suggested moratorium on loans taken by their customers and e-retailers began deliveries, but job losses and pay cuts continued to haunt many even […]

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SpiceJet To Cut March Salary As Coronavirus Lockdown Hits Travel Demand

SpiceJet Ltd said on Tuesday it would cut employee salaries by 10 to 30 per cent in March as a nationwide lockdown to contain the spread of the coronavirus crimps travel demand. “The COVID-19 pandemic and the subsequent lockdown have forced us to take some tough measures to ensure that no one at SpiceJet is […]

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March Sees India’s Biggest Monthly Foreign Investor Rout Ever

The country’s markets are set to witness the biggest sell-off by foreign investors in a single month in March, as a 21-day nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus raised fears of a devastating impact on an already-slowing economy. Foreign institutional investors sold nearly $16 billion worth of equity and debt as of Monday, […]

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Marriott Says System Incident Impacted Data of Up to 5.2 Million Customers

Marriott International on Tuesday announced a data breach incident that could have put the data of up to 5.2 million guests at risk. The company believed that the hack began in January this year. To notify some of its customers, Marriott sent an email containing a notice that explains about the scope of the issue. […]

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