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ICICI Lombard's pre-tax profit up 7% in Q4 on improved loss ratio

Sat, 05/02/2020 - 17:33
Underwriting losses narrowed down to Rs 29.42 crore in Q4FY20, from Rs 49.70 crore a year ago

Jio-Facebook deal likely to boost adoption of crypto-blockchain in India

Sat, 05/02/2020 - 17:25
Deal may result in Jio piloting a cryptocurrency that can be used for discounts or reward points within its telecom, entertainment and e-commerce spaces once regulatory hurdles are cleared

Amid nationwide lockdown, what can keep children healthy at home?

Sat, 05/02/2020 - 16:43
Staying cooped up indoors can be stressful for children. It's one of the reasons they look for a virtual escape

Covid-19 woes: Ease lockdown slowly, be ready for new cases, says WHO

Sat, 05/02/2020 - 16:38
Vulnerable people in institutions, including those in long-term care facilities, prisons and migrant dormitories, must be protected

Is it safe to come out of the lockdown? Check the sewer

Sat, 05/02/2020 - 16:25
Wastewater could provide early, painless data about the rise or fall of coronavirus levels

Buffet's Berkshire Hathaway posts $50 bn loss in coronavirus impact

Sat, 05/02/2020 - 15:02
An accounting rule requires Berkshire to report unrealized stock losses and gains with earnings. This causes huge swings in Berkshire's net results that Buffett considers meaningless

Tokyo's postponed Olympics unlikely to happen in 2021, virus experts say

Sat, 05/02/2020 - 14:55
coronavirus pandemic may not be fully contained around the world by then

PM-led meet dwells on crop biotech, format for capital infusion in farming

Sat, 05/02/2020 - 14:31
Modi holds meeting on agro marketing reforms amid Covid lockdown; stresses on need to protect small farmer

How remdesivir, new hope for Covid-19 patients, was resurrected

Sat, 05/02/2020 - 14:11
The drug failed as a treatment for hepatitis and Ebola. With federal funding, scientists trained it on the coronavirus.

Free at last! Spaniards get outside to exercise after 49 days of lockdown

Sat, 05/02/2020 - 13:58
In Madrid, cyclists and skateboarders streamed along the city's wide boulevards. Barcelona's beachside was packed with runners, while surfers and paddle-boarders were out enjoying the waves.

RBI governor discusses NBFC liquidity, moratorium with bank chiefs

Sat, 05/02/2020 - 13:56
The meetings were also attended by deputy governors and other senior officers of the central bank, RBI said in a statement on its website

4,100 women take on Oracle over unequal pay in class-action lawsuit

Sat, 05/02/2020 - 10:46
They claim that they were paid on average $13,000 less per year than male Oracle employees in similar positions

India suspends flights till May 17 as losses for airlines mount in lockdown

Sat, 05/02/2020 - 10:43
Airlines had zero passengers for the last six days in March, according to data released by the country's aviation regulator.

PM meets Shah, Sitharaman for second stimulus package as lockdown continues

Sat, 05/02/2020 - 09:42
Small businesses, farmers, women, poor, migrant workers and other marginalised sections are likely to benefit from the second stimulus

Commercial realty holds firm for now, defaults expected from retail tenants

Sat, 05/02/2020 - 08:51
Since March 25, realty advisory and brokerage the Anarock Group signed agreements for over Rs 250 crore of real estate of which just a little over 12% accounted for commercial property

US announces relaxations for H-1B visa holders, Green Card applicants

Sat, 05/02/2020 - 07:02
US companies depend on the H-1B visa to hire tens of thousands of employees each year from countries like India and China

Covid-19 Lockdown 3.0: Check what is allowed in your area, and what is not

Sat, 05/02/2020 - 06:16
The Union Ministry of Home Affairs has issued detailed guidelines specifying the activities allowed and not allowed in the three zones

Elon Musk's bizarre tweet wipes $14 billion off Tesla market value in hours

Sat, 05/02/2020 - 06:15
The tweet saying that Tesla stock was "too high" also knocked $3 billion off Musk's own stake in the electric carmaker

USFDA okays emergency use of Gilead drug for hospitalised Covid-19 patients

Sat, 05/02/2020 - 05:48
Gilead CEO Daniel O'Day has announced that the company is donating 1.5 million vials of the medicine

Best of BS Opinion: Lockdown continues, India's economic growth, and more

Sat, 05/02/2020 - 04:30
Here is a summary of Business Standard opinion pieces for the day