PM’s First Major Address On Economy After Unlock1: Highlights

[ad_1] This is PM Modi’s first speech after government’s Unlock1 announcement on Saturday. (File) New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the annual session of the top industrial body – the Confederation of Indian Industry – this morning, his first major speech on multiple aspects relating to the economy since the government announced a phased plan to reopen […]

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PM Modi To Speak To India Inc On ”Getting Growth Back” On Tuesday

[ad_1] PM Modi will address India Inc on Tuesday Prime Minister Narendra Modi will share his vision on ”Getting Growth Back” with India Inc during an address at the annual session of industry body CII on Tuesday, sources said. The address comes at a time when companies are resuming operations following relaxations and gradual easing […]

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CII Bats For More Industrial Activities In Districts With High Economic Performance

[ad_1] At a time when the government has decided to provide some relaxations in restrictions during thethird phase of the nationwide lockdown starting from May 4, the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) on Sunday called for a greater industrial activities in districts with high economic performance. The industry body also called for “economic contribution of […]

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India Inc Stands By Lockdown Extension Call; Seeks Stimulus Package To Rebuild Economy

[ad_1] India Inc on Tuesday said the nationwide lockdown extension was necessary to avert a humanitarian crisis, but insisted on the need for a stimulus package to rebuild the economy hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic. Earlier in the day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced that the current lockdown will be extended till May 3, […]

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Coronavirus update: Spain, Italy demand EU help; New Yorkers avoid travel

[ad_1] Spain and Italy demanded more European help as they fight still-surging coronavirus infections amid the continent’s worst crisis since World War II. In the U.S., authorities urged millions in the hard-hit New York City region to stop traveling to keep the virus contained. From Milan to Madrid to Michigan, medics are making tough choices […]

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Covid-19 update: Indian mission in UK refutes claims of evacuation flights

[ad_1] The Indian high commission on Sunday refuted claims in several social media groups that Air India will evacuate stranded Indians in the UK in early April, reiterating that the travel ban imposed by New Delhi will last at least until April 14. Many Indians on business and other categories of UK visa are unable […]

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German minister commits suicide after ‘coronavirus crisis worries’

[ad_1] Thomas Schaefer, the finance minister of Germany’s Hesse state, has committed suicide apparently after becoming “deeply worried” over how to cope with the economic fallout from the coronavirus, state premier Volker Bouffier said Sunday. Schaefer, 54, was found dead near a railway track on Saturday. The Wiesbaden prosecution’s office said they believe he died […]

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WHO says following Taiwan virus response closely, after complaints

[ad_1] The World Health Organization (WHO) is closely following the development of the coronavirus in Taiwan and is learning lessons from how they are fighting it, the body said on Sunday, after complaints from Taiwan it was being intentionally ignored. Taiwan is not a member of the WHO due to the objections of China, which […]

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China sends medical aid to Pakistan via PoK, dispatches team of experts to help

[ad_1] China on Saturday dispatched an eight-member medical team to Pakistan to help “iron brother” Islamabad cope with the novel coronavirus outbreak in the country, the Chinese foreign ministry announced Saturday afternoon. The Chinese medical experts left for Pakistan a day after China handed over medical supplies to Pakistan at the high-altitude Khunjerab pass in […]

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