India Lockdown

Easing of lockdown one of reasons for second Covid surge in India: Government tells Rajya Sabha

A number of central teams deployed to states and union territories during February to May pointed out lack of adherence to Covid appropriate behaviour and sub-optimal efforts at containment.

published on : 21st July 2021

Centre raises Covid norm violations with states, warns them against complacency

In a letter to all states and Union Territories, Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan said complacency at this juncture has the potential to result in another surge in COVID-19 cases.

published on : 15th July 2021

MHA says 'blatant violation' of Covid norms in hill stations, markets; asks states to take action

Union Home Secretary Ajay Bhalla emphasised the second wave of Covid is not yet over and there is no room for complacency and everyone must follow Covid-appropriate behaviour.

published on : 14th July 2021

Domestic air passenger traffic back to growth trajectory in June amid falling COVID cases: Report

Though there is some recovery observed in June, stress on demand continues, driven largely by the second wave of the pandemic, limiting travel to only necessary travel.

published on : 6th July 2021

Delhi Airport witnesses gradual rise in flyers as more states ease COVID restrictions

The official said that to ensure a safe and healthy environment in the terminals for the passengers since the pandemic outbreak, the airport has taken several measures. 

published on : 3rd July 2021

India's manufacturing sector contracts in June; first time in 11 months: Survey

The latest reading highlighted renewed contractions in factory orders, production, exports and quantities of purchases.

published on : 1st July 2021

20 per cent of workforce to remain remote for next two years despite increasing vaccinations, says report

Several IT giants and tech start-ups have already announced plans towards a swifter adoption of the hybrid work model where employees will not be expected to attend offices.

published on : 29th June 2021

Retail sales decline 79 per cent in May over pre-COVID levels in 2019: Report

The decline in sales was the steepest in West and North India, which witnessed an 83 per cent dip last month as compared to May 2019, RAI said in a statement.

published on : 15th June 2021

Lockdown effect: Auto debit defaults rise for the second month

Emphasizing  the continuing building up of stress due to the halt in economic activities, the number of failed recurring transactions, or auto-debit bounce rate, have again gone up in May.

published on : 9th June 2021

IndiGo expects further momentum in air travel demand by July as more states unlock

The carrier' daily cash burn rose to Rs 19 crore in the March quarter and is expected to increase further in the June quarter.

published on : 8th June 2021

COVID fallout: Low demand, supply woes hinder commercial vehicle production

SML Isuzu on Monday informed that it has suspended production at its manufacturing plant in Punjab till June 11, citing lower demand and supply constraints.

published on : 8th June 2021

Unlocking of states likely to guide stocks next week

During the recently concluded week, the NSE Nifty rose 234.60 points or 1.51 per cent to 15,670.25. The BSE Sensex gained 677.17 points or 1.31 per cent in the week to 52,100.05. 

published on : 7th June 2021

Curbs eased further in Delhi; Tamil Nadu, Himachal, Goa extend restrictions till June 14

Even as the COVID situation has relatively improved in most of the northern and western states, southern and eastern parts of the country are still reporting a high number of cases.

published on : 5th June 2021

Hiring activity plunges 16 per cent since March: data

Hiring activity across sectors including hospitality, retail as well and banking has seen a 16 per cent drop since March 2020, data from showed.

published on : 4th June 2021

COVID effect: Distressed airlines stare at USD 4.1 billion loss in FY22

Additionally, they will need about $5 billion of recapitalisation to survive from the pandemic that has  reduced air traffic by as much as 90 per cent in recent weeks. 

published on : 4th June 2021
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