Economic tsunami: Corona to shave off Rs 40,000 cr everyday

The Indian economy is hit by a tsunami, so to say, as the coronavirus has collapsed all industries, from hairpin to aeroplane. If the 21-day long national lockdown leads to 80 per cent production loss, the economy will take a hit of Rs 35,000-40,000 crore on a daily basis, shaving off Rs 6.3-7.2 lakh crore cumulatively, says Care Ratings. The assessment is based on the FY20 real GDP that is Rs140-150 lakh crore. Continue Reading

Coronavirus: Death toll rises to 1,113 in China

The death toll in China’s novel coronavirus outbreak has gone up to 1,113 with 97 new fatalities reported mostly in the worst-affected Hubei province while the confirmed cases of infection jumped to 44,653, health officials said today. Continue Reading

Long queues at Chennai PDS shops to receive Pongal gift hampers, Rs 1,000

It was a day to rise early – braving the chill air that has been surrounding Chennai. Because it was the day the government had said the Pongal gift hampers and the Rs 1,000 cash gift distribution would begin in ration shops. (See video) Continue Reading

Rated: Top five smartphones in the market today for under Rs 10K

News Today has compiled a nifty list of the best smartphones under Rs 10,000, taking the standout feature of each model, that varies from best battery to performance, into consideration. Continue Reading