Canada predicts historic deficit due to Covid-19 pandemic

The Canadian government is predicting a historic 343 billion Candian dollar (USD 254 billion) deficit for 2020-21 resulting from its economic and stimulus plans to battle Covid-19. Continue Reading

Global coronavirus cases rise to more than 12 million

Global coronavirus cases exceeded 12 million on Wednesday, according to a Reuters tally, as evidence mounts of the airborne spread of the disease that has killed more than half a million people in seven months. Continue Reading

Chai Waale of Chennai secures funding of Rs 1.75 crore

Chai Waale, one of the city’s home grown and fastest growing beverage brands has secured funding of  Rs 1.75 crore. Founded in 2018 by Vidur Maheswari, its aim is to tap the unexplored organised tea market. Continue Reading

Three cheers from Bharti AXA Life Insurance

Bharti AXA Life Insurance, a joint venture between Bharti Enterprises and AXA, one has announced the launch of Health and Life Secure, an inclusive protection solution with triple benefits of life cover, hospitalisation and critical illness amid Covid-19. Continue Reading

Trell comes up with short-video making features

As the Indian government restrains the use of popular Chinese app TikTok along with 58 others, Indian content creators rush to home-grown app Trell that also provides similar short-video making features on its platform. Continue Reading

Editorial: Don’t panic

Over 230 scientists from 32 nations have written to World Health Organisation (WHO), saying there is evidence that coronavirus is airborne and even smaller particles can infect people. Continue Reading

Online classes for TN govt schools via television

State Education Minister K A Sengottaiyan has said that classes for the government school children will be held via television. Continue Reading