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Indian start-up debuts on global quantum computing stage

An Indian company called QNu Labs aims to be a global player in the futuristic field of quantum computing, after becoming the world’s fourth company to build a deployable “Quantum-Safe Security” product.

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March 29, 2020

US Passes Historic $2.2-Trillion Coronavirus Relief Bill

The U.S. House of Representatives on Friday approved a $2.2 trillion (£1.77 trillion) aid package — the largest in history — to help cope with the economic downturn inflicted by the intensifying coronavirus pandemic, and President Donald Trump quickly signed it into law.

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March 29, 2020

Coronavirus Symptoms Similar To Heart Attacks In Patients

The 64-year-old patient arrived at a hospital in Brooklyn with symptoms looking like those seen in patients having a serious heart attack.

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Business Standard
March 29, 2020

Test That Can Detect Coronavirus In 5 Minutes

Abbott to supply 50,000 tests a day starting April1

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March 29, 2020

Clearly, We've Entered Recession That Will Be Worse Than 2009: IMF Chief

The coronavirus pandemic has driven the global economy into a downturn that will require massive funding to help developing nations, IMF chief Kristalina Georgieva (pictured) said Friday.

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March 28, 2020

India Prepares For Massive Screening Effort After April 14

India, which is under the largest lockdown in the world, is readying to undertake a massive testing programme to identify COVID-19-positive cases after the 21-day period ends in a move that public health experts have been calling for.

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Business Standard
March 28, 2020

RBI Offers ₹3.7-trn Covid Vaccine

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Friday came out all guns blazing to arrest a poten- tial slowdown caused by coronavirus (COVID-19), lowering the policy repo rate by 75 basis points to 4.4 per cent, and telling all banks and housing finance companies not to take instalments on term loans for three months.

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March 28, 2020

Relief Measures May Not Reach Everyone

Delivery mechanisms need to be strengthened: Experts

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March 27, 2020

Centre's EPF Scheme To Cover Only 16% Of Total Subscribers

PF account holders can withdraw up to three months of contribution during pandemic

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Business Standard
March 27, 2020

Coronavirus Effect: Rall A Reign Earnings Dip 10.7 % In March

The outbreak of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) and the resultant drop in economic activity has dragged down Indian Railways’s freight earnings by 10.72 per cent so far in March, compared to the corresponding period last year.

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Business Standard
March 27, 2020

Govt Clears The Air: Drugs Can Be Delivered At Tyour Doorstep

To help citizens locked down in their homes, the Ministry of Health on Thursday allowed doorstep delivery of drugs.

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March 27, 2020

New-Aewartriors Against Corona: Robots, Drones, Chatbots, Apps

Start-ups are offering the latest technology to help health workers

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March 27, 2020

Centre To Increase Quota Of Subsidised Foodgrain By 2 Kg

Cabinet meet

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March 26, 2020

It's A Long Road To Recovery For Entertainment Industry

Social distancing, future contagions to reduce footfalls

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Business Standard
March 26, 2020

Manufacturing Comes To A Near Halt

More and more companies are shutting down non-essential production following the nationwide lockdown

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Business Standard
March 26, 2020

E-Com Firms Set To Resume Work After Police Assurance

Walmart-owned Flipkart said on Wednesday it would resume services and Amazon said it was working with the government to enable its deliveries after state governments reached out to the firms, which had temporarily stopped accepting new orders amid reports of police high handedness.

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March 26, 2020

₹60K-cr Income Support Plan For Poor In Works

Industry, individuals may also get relief

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March 26, 2020

‘Making efforts to develop antibody-based test kits'

In view of the COVID-19 pandemic, the government has given clearance for the manufacturing of PCR (polymerase chain reaction)-based kits in India to detect the virus.

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March 25, 2020

Social Media Battles The Epidemic Of Fakes

Google, Twitter, TikTok, Facebook team up with global health agencies and governments to put up the guardrails on the fake trail

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Business Standard
March 25, 2020

Delivery For E-com Firms Comes To A Grinding Halt

The Indian e-commerce sector has come to anear standstill across the country, hurting the supply of essential commodities, amid lockdowns in several states and cities to prevent the spread of coronavirus, according to industry executives.

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March 25, 2020

Lockdown Hits Medicine Supplies

Chemists’ body seeks help from govt to ease logistical challenges

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Business Standard
March 25, 2020

Govt Mulls Suspending IBC Process For 6 Months

In a relief for small and medium enterprises facing the threat of insolvency because of the coronavirus crisis, the government on Tuesday raised the threshold for invoking insolvency to ₹1 crore from the current ₹1 lakh.

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March 25, 2020

Stung by virus, Medimix finds its pull factor

The medicinal soap brand is seeing a sharp spurtin demand across the country ©

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Business Standard
March 24, 2020

Internet Speed May Slowdown On High Traffic

Brace for not being able to watch movies in high definition or for slower speed while downloading or streaming your favourite over the top (OTT) platforms. At least for a while. And blame it on coronavirus.

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March 24, 2020

E-Pharmacies Gear Up To Meet Upsurge In Demand

Online pharmacies are making the best use of technology and supply chain efficiencies to ensure hasslefree delivery of orders despite manpower challenges.

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March 24, 2020

Modi Connects With India Inc As Factories, Offices Shut Down

Business leaders ask govt to let go of fiscal target, seek stimulus, direct cash transfer

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March 24, 2020

Bulls Locked Down, Markets Gasp

Indices crash 13%, making india worst-performing market in the world. ₹14-trillion market cap wiped off; financial stocks lead the rout

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Business Standard
March 24, 2020

Back To Work, At Home

India Inc has embraced remote working because of a health scare. But there are important lessons on enabling infrastructure, managing remote teams and ensuring productivity...

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Business Standard
March 23, 2020

Don't Sack Staff, Protect Wages: Centre To Firms

EPFO will continue to provide essential services to claimants

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Business Standard
March 23, 2020

India gets into lockdown mode

8O districts to be isolated as cases spread quickly. Trains, Metros, interstate—buses won't run

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Business Standard
March 23, 2020

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