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British Airways plans to cut as many as 12,000 jobs in response to the coronavirus crisis that means that passenger numbers will take years to recover, its owner International Consolidated Airlines Group said on Tuesday. IAG, which also owns Iberia, Aer Lingus and Vueling, reported first-quarter operating losses before exceptional items of 535 million euros […]
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The Union Health Ministry has Friday approved the pool testing and plasma therapy for the treatment of Covid-19 disease in the State, said Maharashtra Health Minister Rajesh Tope. According to a press release of the state government, Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan had interaction with the Health Ministers and Health Secretaries of the States […]
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B2B e-commerce platform Udaan has fired several of its ground staff who were working on a contractual basis for the Bengaluru-based company. Confirming the layoffs to Business Standard, the company said each associate who has been impacted has been provided with additional compensation of one month and will be part of priority hiring list where […]
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Brent crude fell below $20 a barrel and US crude plunged 25 per cent on Monday, driven lower by skittish investors fleeing the US benchmark due to lack of available storage to deal with a coronavirus-induced collapse in demand. Even as governments worldwide are taking tentative steps towards reducing restriction on movement to help economies […]
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A SpiceJet freighter carrying around 10 tons of Covid-19 related medical supplies, primarily mask-making equipment, arrived in Kolkata from Shanghai on Saturday night. In a release dated April 15, SpiceJet had said that it was operating its first-ever B737 cargo freighter flight to China to carry Covid-19 related essential medical supplies from Shanghai to Hyderabad. […]
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Battered and bruised by the Covid-19 pandemic, the country’s travel and hospitality industry is staring at a revenue loss of Rs 5 trillion over the next year while 35-40 million jobs, both direct and indirect, are in jeopardy. The Covid-19-induced lockdown has shuttered the hotel and travel sectors, clogging their earnings. The distressed industry has […]
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Here’s a round-up of important coronavirus-related articles from across Indian publications. From knowledge sharing in the time of Covid-19 pandemic, to quarantine guidelines for healthcare workers and why your risk of getting sick from coronavirus could lie in your genes – read these and more in today’s India digest. Expert Speak Why India may not […]