From Slowdown To Lockdown: India’s Auto Makers See Steep Fall In March Sales

Mahindra, maker of popular sport-utility vehicles such as Scorpio, posted an 88 per cent slide in sales. BENGALURU: Automakers in the country saw a steep fall in sales in March as a slowdown in demand was exacerbated by shutdowns in production due to the coronavirus pandemic. The government last week sent India into a 21-day […]

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India’s Coronavirus Chatbot on WhatsApp Crosses 1.7 Crore Users in 10 Days

MyGov Corona Helpdesk, the official WhatsApp chatbot by the Central Government that was aimed to eradicate fake news and spread awareness about COVID-19, has crossed the milestone of 1.7 crore users in 10 days of its launch. The chatbot is designed to serve information about the disease that is believed to be caused by the […]

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Huawei Vision Smart TV With Pop-Up Camera to Officially Launch on April 8

A new Huawei Vision Smart TV with a built-in pop-up camera is set to launch alongside Huawei P40 series on April 8 in China. The company officially announced the development on Chinese micro-blogging website Weibo on Monday. Huawei at the moment has not revealed any details about the upcoming smart TV and it is also […]

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TikTok Donating Rs. 100 Crores Worth of Medical Equipment to India

TikTok, a Chinese video-sharing and social networking app, is donating Rs. 100 crores worth of medical equipment for the doctors and medical staff in India, amidst the coronavirus outbreak. This includes 400,000 hazmat suits and 200,000 masks, as posted on TikTok’s newsroom. The social networking service claims to be working with the Union Ministry of […]

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Many Airlines At Brink Of Bankruptcy, Need Government Support: Industry Body

New Delhi: As cash reserves of aviation sector companies are “running down quickly” as planes are grounded amid the coronavirus pandemic, industry body FICCI on Wednesday recommended several measures to Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri to help aviation firms. FICCI stated in its letter that the government needs to […]

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Behind India’s Shortage Of Safety Wear: Delays, Clutch Of Small Firms

Coronavirus: Countries battling COVID-19 are facing shortage of safety wear New Delhi: As the coronavirus advances in India, a mass of evidence points to how crucial delays by the government in placing orders for safety wear may have exacerbated the shortage in India, potentially placing at risk thousands of healthcare professionals. Further, when these contracts […]

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Investor Wealth Erodes By Rs 3.20 Lakh Crore On First Trading Day Of FY21

Sensex tanked 1,203.18 points or 4.08 per cent on Wednesday Investor wealth dropped Rs 3,20,633.05 crore on the first day of the new financial year as selling resumed in the equity market amid rising cases of COVID-19. The Sensex tanked 1,203.18 points or 4.08 per cent to close at 28,265.31 on Wednesday. Tracking weakness in […]

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March GST Collection Falls To Rs 97,597 Crore Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

Goods and Services Tax collections in March 2020 fell 7.37 per cent to Rs 97,597 from Rs 1.05 lakh crore in February, government data showed on Wednesday. GST collections fell below Rs 1 lakh crore-mark for the first time since October 2019. Analysts say that GST collections have been impacted due to outbreak of coronavirus […]

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