> The second phase of the Vande Bharat mission will now continue till June 13, and 47 countries will be covered in the extended phase. The government mission aims to bring back Indians stranded abroad following the imposition of restrictions on international travel in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus wrap May 22: RBI slashes repo rate by 40 bps; BMC allows home delivery of liquor in Mumbai
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The World Economic Forum’s annual study on gender parity supports this hypothesis. As per the listing of the forum’s Global Gender Gap Report 2020, which ranks countries in terms of their gender equality performance, those that have fought the pandemic most effectively — Norway, Finland, Iceland, New Zealand and Germany — are all led by women and rank high on the list. … [Read more...] about COVID-19 | That women leaders are faring better is simplistic and flawed thinking
The Civil Aviation Ministry has announced that domestic flights will resume from next week. The ministry has listed out SOPs for passengers, and companies have assured to follow many safety measures. … [Read more...] about Corporate Buzz podcast | All eyes on skies as flights resume; will jobs come back with reopening businesses?
With May 31 fast approaching and the lockdown extended, such borrowers are clearly at the risk of walking into a debt trap, unless the moratorium is extended or other relief measures are announced. Many are bound to find it difficult to pay EMIs post this date due to job losses, pay cuts or suspension of business activities. … [Read more...] about Simply Save podcast | How to deal with debt post the RBI moratorium
Around 8.20 lakh more migrant labourers are expected to come to Bihar by 505 special trains in the next eight to nine days, said Transport Secretary Sanjay Kumar Agarwal, adding that 76,000 labourers and other passengers arrived in the state by 47 trains on May 18. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus pandemic | Bihar reports rise in COVID-19 cases as migrants return from other states