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

Gilead plans to produce two mn remdesivir courses by 2020 end

Gilead Sciences Inc is planning to make more than two million courses of its potential COVID-19 drug remdesivir by the end of the year and start trials of an easier-to-use inhaled version in August, the company said on Monday. Continue Reading

Vu vows to bring cinema experience at home

Vu Televisions said it has ensured that movie fans get the best cinema experience and audio-visual performance without stepping outside the safe confines of their homes with the launch of Vu Cinema Smart TV. Continue Reading

Save MSMEs campaign gets stronger

As part of its ‘Save MSME Campaign’, a consortium of 25 MSME associations has urged the government to widen coverage of the Rs 3-lakh crore Emergency Credit Line Guarantee Scheme and classify distressed units as fully dead, near dead, critically injured, minor impacted and no impact establishments, for targeted policy interventions. Continue Reading

Sengottaiyan meets CM to discuss awarding marks to Class 10 students

State School Education Minister K A Sengottaiyan today met Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami to discuss grating marks to 10th standard students for their board exams. Continue Reading

Editorial: Water worries

While slapping Rs 25 lakh on two units in Noida for unauthorised extraction of water, the National Green Tribunal has said in view of depleting groundwater, there is a threat of irreversible damage to the environment leading to scarcity of drinking water. Continue Reading

23-year-old attempt to encroach temple land foiled

A 20-year-old dispute for a 15-acre temple land, whose market value is said to be around Rs 400 crore, has finally come to an end. Continue Reading