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Latest News LIVE updates: PM Modi to address India Global Week 2020 today

Thu, 07/09/2020 - 02:17
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will deliver the inaugural address at India Global Week 2020 today. Stay tuned with Business Standard for the latest news of today

Mysterious pink ice on Italian Alps sound alarm bells for climate change

Thu, 07/09/2020 - 01:32
Algae is not dangerous but shows the effect of climate change, say scientists.

Gold price today at Rs 48,700 per 10 gm, silver climbs to Rs 50,000 a kg

Thu, 07/09/2020 - 01:03
In New Delhi, the price of 22-carat gold rises to Rs 47,500 per 10 gram, and in Chennai to Rs 46,780

Best of BS Opinion: Administration in intensive care, power crisis & more

Wed, 07/08/2020 - 23:58
Here's a selection of Business Standard opinion pieces for the day

PMS schemes gain in June; 70% beat Nifty over one year, shows data

Wed, 07/08/2020 - 22:03
For the quarter, about a third of the schemes managed to beat the benchmark index

Startup funding down 29% in first half of 2020 amid Covid-19 crisis: Tracxn

Wed, 07/08/2020 - 20:46
Only 443 companies were funded in the January-June period this year against 725 in H1, 2019

An external audit points out Facebook fails to protect civil rights

Wed, 07/08/2020 - 19:49
Facebook has taken a hands-off approach to political speech compared to rivals, notably leaving untouched posts by Trump in recent weeks

Gold ends at new all-time high of Rs 48,925 amid fears of another lockdown

Wed, 07/08/2020 - 19:37
Silver up 2.6% to cross Rs 50,000 a kg as safe-haven demand rises

Biogen seeks US approval for potential Alzheimer's drug, stock jumps

Wed, 07/08/2020 - 19:37
The number of people in the United States living with Alzheimer's, the most common form of dementia, is expected to triple to nearly 14 million by 2050 without effective treatments

Rossari Biotech to launch Rs 500 cr initial public offering on Monday

Wed, 07/08/2020 - 19:15
Rossari has reduced the fresh issue component from Rs 150 crore to Rs 50 crore

Covid-19 crisis: Budget blowout may see RBI resort to direct financing

Wed, 07/08/2020 - 18:49
The government is facing a Budget deficit of as high as 7 per cent of gross domestic product, the widest in more than two decades, according to some estimates.

Sharp hike in demand for work under MGNREGA; ministry may seek more funds

Wed, 07/08/2020 - 18:27
A PTI report quoting senior officials says that the way demand for work has risen under the scheme during the first three months, sizeable fund allocation will be needed to meet the demand.

Signs of green shoots? Seven firms bag orders worth Rs 42,000 cr in Q1

Wed, 07/08/2020 - 18:21
Industry executives and analysts said most of this new order activity was a spillover, and fresh project finalisation remains weak

Centre may disburse Rs 10,000 cr worth of loans in FY21 under agri fund

Wed, 07/08/2020 - 17:55
Loans up to Rs 2 crore will be provided to entrepreneurs at 3 per cent interest subvention for a period of seven years

Veteran actor-comedian Jagdeep, Sholay's Soorma Bhopali, passes away at 81

Wed, 07/08/2020 - 17:54
The actor, real name Syed Ishtiaq Ahmed Jafri, was not keeping well.

BJP leader, father and brother shot dead by militants in Jammu and Kashmir

Wed, 07/08/2020 - 17:19
Militants opened fire on Wasim Ahmad Bari, BJP district president, outside his shop near police station Bandipora at around 9 pm

From Mexico to Moldova, eight vie for top WTO job as global tensions rise

Wed, 07/08/2020 - 17:12
The others are from Britain, Mexico, Moldova, Saudi Arabia and South Korea

Govt proposes two dates for e-commerce cos on displaying country of origin

Wed, 07/08/2020 - 17:06
E-commerce firms ask govt at least 3-5 months to be able to keep technology platform ready to enable sellers to display country of origin for new and old listings

Pak claims Kulbhushan refused to file review plea; India says it's farce

Wed, 07/08/2020 - 16:48
The Hague-based ICJ ruled in July last year that Pakistan must undertake an 'effective review and reconsideration' of the conviction

IndiGo loss likely at Rs 2,670 cr for Q1, SpiceJet's at Rs 1K cr: Report

Wed, 07/08/2020 - 15:55
Regular operations of the domestic airlines remained shut between March 25 and May 24 on account of a nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of the coronavirus pandemic