Chennai, Bengaluru and Mumbai had ‘cleanest air’ in lockdown

Chennai, Bengaluru and Mumbai have emerged the best three cities in terms of having clean air during first 40 days of the Covid-19 induced lockdown, according to Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB). Continue Reading

‘Corona may lead to declines in life expectancy globally’

A study has found that Covid-19 pandemic could cause a short-term decline in life expectancy in the severely affected areas of the world, unless the spread of the disease is contained. Continue Reading

BenQ expects India business to grow

IT peripheral firm BenQ expects around 15-20 per cent growth in India business this year on pick up in sales demand from home segment for monitors and high-definition projectors, according to a top official of the compNSDL. Continue Reading

Public Health Centre in need of funds

Covid-19 pandemic has spread its tentacles to every sphere of life, inflicting telling effect on many. Public Health Centre at West Mambalam, has said in a statement that its income is reduced very much but it has to meet its obligations like staff salary, operational cost and maintenance. Continue Reading

‘India’s real GDP could have shrunk’

The Covid-19 pandemic is taking a heavy toll on the Indian economy with estimates now suggesting that the country’s real GDP may have shrunk by 5 per cent in July as compared to the same month last year, continuing the trend of slowdown that showed more pronounced manifestation in the April-June quarter. Continue Reading