Vodafone Idea users face connectivity issues

Vodafone Idea users face connectivity issues

Tuesday, 07 April 2020 | PTI | New Delhi

Several subscribers of Vodafone Idea on Tuesday reported poor call and data connectivity issues. However, Vodafone Idea on twitter said the issue has now been resolved. According to the Down Detector, which tracks network outage of apps and mobile networks, there was a sudden spike in complaints around 11.20 am from various...

Economic recovery to take at least 2-3 quarters: PE funds

Tuesday, 07 April 2020 | IANS | New Delhi

The situation during the ongoing COVID-19 will be grim and the recovery thereafter will also take time as private equity experts fear that more people will die from hunger than pandemic in India most people under estimating the gravity and period of impact, which at the very least will take...

Petrol sales shrink 17.6%, diesel 26% in March as lockdown wipes demand

Tuesday, 07 April 2020 | PTI | New Delhi

India’s petrol sales shrank by 17.6 per cent and diesel demand tanked nearly 26 per cent in March as the economy froze under the nationwide lockdown announced to check the spread of COVID-19. Also, aviation turbine fuel (ATF) sales fell by 31.6 per cent as flights got suspended alongside the shutting...

Reliance Life Sciences to roll out confirmatory tests for Covid-19: RIL Chairman

Tuesday, 07 April 2020 | IANS | New Delhi

Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) Chairman Mukesh Ambani has announced that Reliance Life Sciences has developed its own confirmatory tests for COVID-19 which are available to all RIL employees on priority and will soon be rolled out in the community. In an internal note on Saturday, Ambani informed about the comprehensive COVID-19...

COVID-19: FinMin working on second relief package to revive battered economy

COVID-19: FinMin working on second relief package to revive battered economy

Monday, 06 April 2020 | PTI | New Delhi

The Finance Ministry is working on a second relief package for the Indian economy hit hard by the coronavirus outbreak and the 21-day nationwide lockdown imposed to curb the contagion, sources said. Last month, the government announced a Rs 1.70 lakh crore relief package in the form of foodgrains and cash...

COVID-19: Airtel Payments Bank ties up with Bharti AXA General Insurance for health insurance plans

COVID-19: Airtel Payments Bank ties up with Bharti AXA General Insurance for health insurance plans

Monday, 06 April 2020 | PTI | Mumbai

  Airtel Payments Bank on Monday said it has partnered with Bharti AXA General Insurance to offer health insurance plans to provide cover and give financial protection against COVID-19. Under the tie-up, the companies are offering two health insurance plans -- Bharti AXA Group Health Assure which offers lump sum benefit of...

IMF likely to delay release of third tranche  of $6 bn loan to Pak due to COVID-19 pandemic

IMF likely to delay release of third tranche of $6 bn loan to Pak due to COVID-19 pandemic

Monday, 06 April 2020 | PTI | Islamabad

The Iternational Monetary Fund (IMF) is likely to delay the release of its third tranche of the total USD 6 billion Extended Fund Facility (EFF) to cash-strapped Pakistan in the wake of the global coronavirus pandemic, according to a media report on Sunday.  Pakistan in December last had received the...

About 40,000 Indian seafarers stranded across globe on account of lockdown: Maritime bodies

Monday, 06 April 2020 | PTI | New Delhi

About 40,000 crew and seafarers stranded on cargo and cruise vessels across the globe are awaiting return to Indian shores, with the government assuring to extend help once the nationwide lockdown on account of coronavrius outbreak is lifted, maritime bodies have said. There are about 15,000 seafarers onboard about 500 cargo...

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