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At 8.5 percent, unemployment rate falls to pre-lockdown levels, suggests CMIE data; rural employment likely to see 'bigger gains' in coming months
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At 8.5 percent, unemployment rate falls to pre-lockdown levels, suggests CMIE data; rural employment likely to see 'bigger gains' in coming months

India’s unemployment rate reduced to pre-lockdown levels at 8.5 percent during the week that ended on 21 June, Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy (CMIE) said.

COVID-19 impact: Extension of concession period for toll road operators unlikely to provide adequate relief, says ICRA
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COVID-19 impact: Extension of concession period for toll road operators unlikely to provide adequate relief, says ICRA

Post-resumption of tolling, toll collections reached 30-35% of pre-COVID-19 levels in last week of April 2020, which subsequently improved to 50-55% in May 2020, it added.

Two-wheelers, passenger vehicles seeing resurgence in inquiries; CVs witness negligible demand: Motilal Oswal
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Two-wheelers, passenger vehicles seeing resurgence in inquiries; CVs witness negligible demand: Motilal Oswal

In May, wholesale volumes are estimated to decline by 77 percent for two-wheelers, 77 percent for passenger vehicles and 90 percent year-on-year for commercial vehicles due to the lockdown and low demand.

COVID-19 impact: IDFC First Bank senior management takes 10% compensation cut in FY21; pays 100% variable pay to 78% staff
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COVID-19 impact: IDFC First Bank senior management takes 10% compensation cut in FY21; pays 100% variable pay to 78% staff

IDFC First Bank paid 100 percent of the variable pay to 78.2 percent of employees for FY20.

Tata Group firms trim payments of top executives for first time in company's history as lockdowns hit business, revenue
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Tata Group firms trim payments of top executives for first time in company's history as lockdowns hit business, revenue

The compensation of CEOs and managing directors (MDs) of Tata Steel, Tata Motors, Tata Power, Trent, Tata International, Tata Capital and Voltas, among others, will be cut the report said citing company executives.

Textiles manufacturer GHCL net profit falls 29% to Rs 85 cr in March quarter; lockdown impacts company's business
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Textiles manufacturer GHCL net profit falls 29% to Rs 85 cr in March quarter; lockdown impacts company's business

GHCL Ltd Managing Director R S Jalan said the current COVID-19 pandemic caused major disruptions in various business segments.

Retail sector loses a whopping Rs 5.50 lakh cr since lockdown; around 20% traders may pull down shutters, says CAIT
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Retail sector loses a whopping Rs 5.50 lakh cr since lockdown; around 20% traders may pull down shutters, says CAIT

CAIT said the retail trade may see many more traders pulling down shutters as the sector has become unviable.

As coronavirus toll crosses 60,000 in US, Donald Trump says he won't extend social distancing guidelines
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As coronavirus toll crosses 60,000 in US, Donald Trump says he won't extend social distancing guidelines

The White House and Donald Trump in particular have been eager to give the country positive news as they work to move past the crisis and rebuild the economy, even as the country's death tally continues to rise.

NLC India commences coal mining operations in Odisha; achieves renewable energy generation capacity of 1,404 mw during FY20
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NLC India commences coal mining operations in Odisha; achieves renewable energy generation capacity of 1,404 mw during FY20

NLC had said that the production of 20 million tonnes of coal per annum from Talabira II and III coal blocks would fuel its 4,200 MW thermal power.

After Donald Trump's coronavirus disinfectant gaffe, White House aims for US president to refocus on economy
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After Donald Trump's coronavirus disinfectant gaffe, White House aims for US president to refocus on economy

Days after he publicly mused that scientists should explore the injection of toxic disinfectants as a potential virus cure, Donald Trump has now rejected the utility of his daily task force briefings, where he has time and again clashed with scientific experts.

'Don’t inject or ingest disinfectants': Health officials warn Americans after Donald Trump's remark
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'Don’t inject or ingest disinfectants': Health officials warn Americans after Donald Trump's remark

Don’t inject disinfectants, health officials leapt to warn on Friday, reacting to President Donald Trump’s comment that disinfectants perhaps could be injected or ingested to fight COVID-19

NEET PG 2020: Medical Counselling Committee declares result for round 1 counselling for admission to MD, MS, Diploma or MDS courses
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NEET PG 2020: Medical Counselling Committee declares result for round 1 counselling for admission to MD, MS, Diploma or MDS courses

The Medical Counselling Committee on Saturday declared the result for Round 1 of the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) PG Counselling 2020 for admission to MD, MS, Diploma or MDS courses

Coronavirus Outbreak: DGCA issues guidelines for aircraft storage, their return to service post-lockdown period
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Coronavirus Outbreak: DGCA issues guidelines for aircraft storage, their return to service post-lockdown period

Cargo flights, offshore helicopter operations, medical evacuation flights and special flights permitted by the DGCA are allowed to operate during this lockdown.

Avenue Supermarts founder Radhakishan Damani donates Rs 155 cr towards coronavirus relief
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Avenue Supermarts founder Radhakishan Damani donates Rs 155 cr towards coronavirus relief

Damani made the contributions through his group company Bright Star Investments.

Israel has begun testing a coroanvirus vaccine prototype at a bio-chemical defence laboratory
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Israel has begun testing a coroanvirus vaccine prototype at a bio-chemical defence laboratory

PM Benjamin Netanyahu said that IIBR has made progress in designing the vaccine and will be starting animal trials.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Mass disinfection of people is a health hazard says disease experts
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Mass disinfection of people is a health hazard says disease experts

They say it can be toxic for people as it is not good for the skin, mouth and eyes as it will cause irritation.

Almost 60 percent of patients who were confirmed positive for coronavirus, lost their sense of smell, taste
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Almost 60 percent of patients who were confirmed positive for coronavirus, lost their sense of smell, taste

The research team developed a model to identify to predict which combination of symptoms was most accurate in finding if someone was infected.

Living on a prayer: Doctors, nurses do not have protective gear to wear while fighting coronavirus
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Living on a prayer: Doctors, nurses do not have protective gear to wear while fighting coronavirus

Doctors in Haryana contributed 1,000 rupees, to an informal COVID-19 fund, to buy masks and other protective gear.

You do not have any symptoms of coronvairus, should you wear a mask in public?
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You do not have any symptoms of coronvairus, should you wear a mask in public?

There is evidence to suggest that by wearing a mask, you constantly touch your face, you are more at risk to get infected.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Five astronauts give us their best tips on finding joy, calm in self-isolation
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Five astronauts give us their best tips on finding joy, calm in self-isolation

To live our lives in solitude is hard and that's where taking help from experts is recommended.