Calcutta  /  Published 11.08.20

Travel agents write to govt for flight resumption

Travel agents’ associations on Tuesday have written to the state government requesting it to resume flights between Calcutta and six cities and also international repatriation flights. Flights ...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 09.08.20

RIL poised to take big leap in petrochem

Analysts are betting big on Reliance Industries’ core oil-to-chemical (O2C) business even as its consumer facing business may be making all the headlines. The O2C business was the worst hit in ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Mumbai

India  /  Published 09.08.20

Plea to CJI on table top runway safety

A senior lawyer has written to the Chief Justice of India requesting that the Supreme Court register on its own a writ petition on the Calicut airport tragedy with the aim of improving safety measures...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

Business  /  Published 08.08.20

SpiceJet flies to Canada from Delhi

Budget carrier SpiceJet has made its maiden long-haul charter flight to Toronto, Canada, from New Delhi, carrying 352 stranded nationals and permanent residents of that country. The airline used a wi...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 08.08.20

Duty shield for MSMEs

Union minister Nitin Gadkari on Saturday  said the government would consider increasing duties on sectors that are heavily dependent on imports to encourage domestic industry, especially MSMEs. ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Sports  /  Published 07.08.20

Covid: fundraiser gives hope

Like people in all spheres of life, sportspersons too are struggling to find a foothold back in the world devastated by the pandemic. Training facilities are yet to open, financial incentives missing...
By Madhumita Ganguly in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 05.08.20

Lockdown changes torment fliers

Thousands of people have to cancel or rebook their flight tickets following the change in the lockdown dates announced by the Bengal government on Monday. Airlines said the change of dates was leavin...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 04.08.20

Covid: senior lawyer among 4 dead

Four Covid patients died on Tuesday, among them the Seraikela Bar Association president and Singhbhum Chamber of Commerce & Industries vice-president, as the number of coronavirus cases continued ...
By Kumud Jenamani in Jamshedpur

Education  /  Published 04.08.20

Cash in your love of video games

The idea that video games are a waste of time is fading fast. Narrowing age and gender disparity among players, affordable smartphones, high-speed Internet, free mobile games and the growing merger of...
By Santana Fell in

World  /  Published 03.08.20

Businesses on recovery route in UK

Two-thirds of British businesses say they are now “fully operational” after the coronavirus lockdown, up from half in June, according to a survey on Sunday. A further 21 per cent of the f...
By Reuters in London


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