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Centre alerts banks on ‘slowdown’ in loans to street vendors

In a letter to public sector banks, the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs has noted that “sanctions and disbursements” of loans for...

Maharashtra Covid spike: Weeklong lockdown imposed in parts of 3 Vidarbha...

Amravati Guardian Minister Yashomati Thakur said Sunday certain city areas in Amravati, Akola and Buldana districts will go under lockdown for a week...

Explained: Why Govt has raised fare limits for domestic airlines

In what could make air travel more expensive going ahead, the government has raised the upper and lower limits on fares of domestic...

Migrant workers: Group starts putting umbrella job portal into shape

Announced against the backdrop of the migrant worker crisis during the Covid lockdown, a Secretary-level NITI Aayog committee has initiated the process of...

‘Many of my friends returned but I can’t, the whole situation...

Ever since he cycled from Tumkur in Karnataka to his home in Khuntpani block of Jharkhand’s West Singhbhum district during the lockdown, 22-year-old...

With recovery taking roots, job scheme outlay cut to Rs 73,000...

The National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (NREGS), which emerged as the safety net for migrants returning to their villages in the wake of...

‘Had we not had grains at home, we would not have...

It’s been a double whammy for Resham Singh (55), a marginal farmer with 1.5 acres of land in Gill village in Jalandhar district....

Growing number of UK firms face bankruptcy as lockdown drags

The number of U.K. listed companies at risk of insolvency has doubled as restrictions aimed at curbing the spread of the coronavirus continue...

UV sanitisers, apps: Kota opens to students today

Ultra-violet lighting for sanitisation in classrooms, pathways and seats marked with stickers to ensure social distancing, an Aarogya Setu-like app to monitor positive...

Markets shrug off US stimulus plan; Covid, lockdowns weigh

DOMESTIC STOCK markets came under selling pressure as overseas markets remained subdued amid rising Covid cases in China, more restrictions in many countries...