Goa welcomes tourists, hotels open from today

Goa is open for tourists from today and around 250 hotels have been permitted to start operations. These establishments, which had applied to the government signalling their readiness to start, will only be allowed to accept guests with prior bookings. Continue Reading

Corona impact is extraorindary and unprecedented, says Infosys chairman

“Covid-19 pandemic is extraordinary and unprecedented and has impacted every country, business and individua,” said Infosys chairman Nandan Nilekani. Continue Reading

Trump suspends H-1B, other work visas till year-end

US President Donald Trump is suspending several categories of work visas, including the H-1B prized by Indian professionals, till the end of the year, according to White House officials. Continue Reading

Chennai hospital records highest birth of babies amid lockdown

Gleneagles Global Health City, Chennai, the largest facility among the Gleneagles Global Hospitals Group, has recorded the birth of 125 babies amid the gloom of Covid-19 pandemic. Continue Reading

Chidambaram slams Centre, asks ‘will govt lock up IIP numbers in safe vault’

Senior Congress leader and former Union Minister P Chidambaram has slammed the Union government for not releasing the complete data of Index of Industrial Production for April 2020. Continue Reading

PhonePe launches domestic trip insurance with ICICI Lombard

With the lockdown ending and domestic travel gradually starting across the country, PhonePe, a digital payments platform, has announced the launch of a “comprehensive, industry-first domestic multi-trip insurance cover” in a strategic  partnership with ICICI Lombard. Continue Reading

Retail credit drops to lowest level since 2008

The COVID-19 pandemic and the lockdown have made Indian consumers risk-averse if one were to go by data showing a growth in deposits and retail credit plummeting to its lowest level since 2008, economists at SBI said. Continue Reading

5 Es to fight lockdown anxiety

Being under a lockdown, pushed away from the life we have known and adapting to the restrictions put forward to us is definitely a new experience that this pandemic has created for us. Continue Reading

Take up Yoga, meditation to deal with coronavirus anxiety

A leading medical school in the US has recommended yoga, meditation and controlled breathing to address anxiety issues related to the novel coronavirus that has now spread fast across America. Continue Reading