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As lockdown lifts, wearing a face mask could be your only defence against COVID-19: How to pick the right one
science

As lockdown lifts, wearing a face mask could be your only defence against COVID-19: How to pick the right one

WHO keeps reminding the public that mask needs to be worn correctly and kept clean to ensure that they are effective in stopping the virus.

Stock Market Latest Updates: Sensex plummets over 1,000 points, Nifty at 8,829; IndusInd Bank, HDFC among top losers
Business

Stock Market Latest Updates: Sensex plummets over 1,000 points, Nifty at 8,829; IndusInd Bank, HDFC among top losers

Stock Market Latest Updates: Sensex plummets over 1,000 points, Nifty at 8,829; IndusInd Bank, HDFC among top losers

Coronavirus takes toll on global mergers and acquisitions as $1 billion deals disappear, first time since 2004
Business

Coronavirus takes toll on global mergers and acquisitions as $1 billion deals disappear, first time since 2004

The dearth of mega deals comes as countries across the world have shut down large swathes of their economies as they battle the COVID-19 pandemic that has infected over 2.33 million people and claimed 165,000 lives.

Gold prices fall to week-low on firm dollar; investors optimistic US economy may reopen soon after enforced lockdown
Business

Gold prices fall to week-low on firm dollar; investors optimistic US economy may reopen soon after enforced lockdown

Spot gold fell 0.5 percent to $1,675.92 per ounce by 0038 GMT, having touched its lowest since 9 April earlier in the session. The metal slumped about 2 percent on Friday.

India supersedes France to become world's sixth-largest economy: Nation's milestone explained in four charts
Business

India supersedes France to become world's sixth-largest economy: Nation's milestone explained in four charts

The difference between India and UK's GDP, ranked at fifth position, is just $25 billion, suggesting that India could enter the 'top-five economy club' soon.

Economies could shrink by mid-century due to scarce water - World Bank
World

Economies could shrink by mid-century due to scarce water - World Bank

Economies across large swathes of the globe could shrink dramatically by mid-century as fresh water grows scarce due to climate change, the World Bank reported on Tuesday.

Gloomy forecast: Global economy set to end year in a fragile state
International

Gloomy forecast: Global economy set to end year in a fragile state

A relentless slide in oil prices -- Brent Crude has almost halved in price since June -- while a blessing to most rich world consumers, is becoming a curse for countries reliant on resource exports.

China plays down concerns of $1.7 trillion debt
World

China plays down concerns of $1.7 trillion debt

Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao told a press conference that in 2010 the volume of local government debts stood at 10.7 trillion yuan ($1.70 trillion).

Newer Economies Allow More High Tech Freedom At Work
Biztech

Newer Economies Allow More High Tech Freedom At Work

Employees in fast-growing economies are more likely to see corporate provision of devices as a perk, says study.