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Coronavirus LIVE: India cases at 743,481; WHO says airborne spread possible

Wed, 07/08/2020 - 03:51
Coronavirus latest news: US has 3,097,084 coronavirus cases and 133,972 deaths. Brazil has 1,674,655 cases and India (743,481 cases, 20,653 deaths). Stay tuned for coronavirus LIVE updates

Donald Trump paid someone to take his SATs: Niece in scathing tell-all book

Wed, 07/08/2020 - 03:51
Mary L Trump, a psychologist, writes that playing to the lowest common denominator and sowing division are all that her uncle knows.

US probing allegations TikTok failed to protect children's privacy: Report

Wed, 07/08/2020 - 03:35
TikTok failed to delete videos and personal information about users age 13 and younger as it had agreed to do, according to US agencies.

Samsung to launch Galaxy Note20-series, other Galaxy devices on August 5

Wed, 07/08/2020 - 03:33
At the launch, Samsung is expected to unveil the Galaxy Note20-series smartphones, along with the next iteration of the Galaxy Fold smartphone and the Galaxy Watch wearable

Latest News LIVE updates: Trump admin begins formal withdrawal from WHO

Wed, 07/08/2020 - 03:23
The Donald Trump administration has formally notified the United Nations of its decision to withdraw the US from the WHO. Stay tuned with Business Standard for the latest news of today

Stocks to watch: YES Bank, Titan, RIL, Zuari Agro, Maruti, BEML, APSEZ

Wed, 07/08/2020 - 03:20
Here's a list of stocks that may remain in focus today

Crude oil price drops as US inventory build-up stokes supply fears

Wed, 07/08/2020 - 02:05
Oil prices eased in early trade on Wednesday as industry data showed a build in US crude stockpiles and a forecast for US crude output to fall less than anticipated in 2020

Gold price slides Rs 188 to Rs 48,444 per 10 gm, silver is 48,870 per kg

Wed, 07/08/2020 - 01:23
In Delhi, 22-carat gold prices slid to Rs 47,250 per 10 gm while 24-carat was retailing at Rs 48,450

Best of BS Opinion: Railway privatisation, India-China clash, and more

Tue, 07/07/2020 - 23:54
Here's a selection of Business Standard opinion pieces for the day

Covid-19 crisis: WHO acknowledges 'emerging evidence' of airborne spread

Tue, 07/07/2020 - 21:33
A comprehensive package of intervention is required to stop transmission (of the virus)," said Benedetta Allegranzi, technical lead, WHO infection prevention and control hub and task force

Many countries may need debt restructuring after Covid-19 fallout: IMF

Tue, 07/07/2020 - 21:11
IMF's chief economist Gita Gopinath told an online event that there would be "much more persistent need for debt relief for the poorer nations of this world" given the pandemic.

Wall Street ends lower after strong recent rally as Covid-19 cases mount

Tue, 07/07/2020 - 20:50
Strategists said investors may be taking profits after the recent run higher.

Covid-19 vaccine: Over to clinical sites to set a deadline for Covaxin

Tue, 07/07/2020 - 20:30
Sites may end with varying timelines based on site initiation visit by Bharat Biotech

Bull run pushes market valuations to 10-year high; Nifty ends at 10,800

Tue, 07/07/2020 - 19:57
After 5 consecutive days of gains, the Nifty 50 index on Tuesday ended at 10,800, its highest close since March 6-before India imposed lockdowns and the economic went through a virtual halt

Dairy firms hope for an improvement in margins in September quarter

Tue, 07/07/2020 - 19:51
Overall situation is likely to improve with partial opening up of hotels, restaurants and catering services

Centre urges states, UTs to effectively address mental health issues

Tue, 07/07/2020 - 19:50
Sudan shared some of the steps taken by the Ministry to address them which include setting up of helpline

Edible oil import in June touches 8-month high of 1.16 million tonne

Tue, 07/07/2020 - 19:48
In November-June period, import declined 15 per cent year-on-year

Jump in ore prices eases NMDC's woes; shares rebound by 16%

Tue, 07/07/2020 - 19:43
However, with the onset of monsoon, the outlook for steel demand remains subdued in the September quarter

FMCG: After decade-low volume show in Q4, June qtr to see further pain

Tue, 07/07/2020 - 19:33
Q4 was weaker than demonetisation and GST times; Q1 could witness even more pain

PE investments drop 65% to $1.45 billion in June quarter: Refinitiv data

Tue, 07/07/2020 - 19:24
Q2 also saw a decline of 9 per cent in the number of deals to 161