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FDA gives permission to Gentek Life Sciences to manufacture Amphotericin B injection in Wardha        England coach Silverwood to take break during SL, Pakistan ODI series        Shubman Gill receives first jab of COVID-19 vaccine        UN calls for de-escalation of Israel,Palestine conflict        Hamas turned residential areas in Gaza Strip into military strongholds: Israel Military        Cyclone Tauktae: Indian Coast Guard rescues three stranded fishermen off Kannur        PIL in SC seeking directions to use PM Cares fund for Covid vaccines, O2 plants        Cyclone Tauktae: PM Modi asks officials to pay special attention to Covid hospitals, vaccine cold chain & power back-up        Wipro Ltd appoints Tulsi Naidu to its board as an Independent Director        Bata India appoints Gunjan Shah as the new CEO        Daryl Mitchell, Glenn Phillips earn first NZC central contracts        Training in bio-bubble has brought team closer: Gurjant Singh        Twelve dead in Afghanistan Mosque blast        KP Oli takes oath as Nepal PM; to prove majority within 30 days        Japan to send USD 18.5 Mln worth COVID-19 aid to India        Plea in SC seeks cancellation of CBSE, ICSE class 12 Exams        Monsoon likely to reach Kerala on May 31: IMD        PM releases 8th instalment of financial benefit under PM-KISAN        Women''s head coach: Incumbent Raman, ex-coach Powar appear for interview        Independent panel recommends voluntary licensing and tech transfer for producing COVID-19 vaccines        
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Business News
Finance Minister speaks to industry leaders, says Centre working with States to manage Covid
 
New Delhi: Finance and Corporate Affairs Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday said the Centre would continue to work with state governments to save lives and livelihood in view of the rising cases of coronavirus infections across the country.

The minister reached out to industry and business chambers and took their inputs on managing the impact of the pandemic.

"Spoke on telephone with each of the following business/Chamber leaders. Took their inputs on industry/Association related matters. Informed them that GoI at various levels from @PMOIndia is responding to #Covid management. Working together with states for lives and livelihoods,” she said in a tweet.

Industry chamber FICCI two days back had urged chief ministers of 25 States to avoid imposing lockdowns in the wake of fresh surge in COVID cases.

It argued that the economy has barely begun to turn around from the impact of the earlier lockdowns and such decisions now will push the economy into a downward spiral.

The economy contracted 23.9 per cent in the first quarter (April-June) of the previous fiscal after the outbreak of the pandemic.

The fiance minister earlier said that there is no plan for a national lockdown. The focus instead is on local containment to contain the spread of the virus.

”Even with the second wave, we are very clear that we are not going in for lockdowns in a big way. We don’t want to totally arrest the economy."


FDA gives permission to Gentek Life Sciences to manufacture Amphotericin B injection in Wardha
Wipro Ltd appoints Tulsi Naidu to its board as an Independent Director
Bata India appoints Gunjan Shah as the new CEO
Independent panel recommends voluntary licensing and tech transfer for producing COVID-19 vaccines
India projected to grow at 10.1% in 2022 but outlook for 2021 highly fragile: UN
Sensex surges over 350 pts in early trade; Nifty tops 14,900
Rupee rises 18 paise to 73.60 against US dollar in early trade
Petrol at Rs 102-mark in Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh after 4th straight day of price hike
Petrol price hiked by 25 paise, diesel by 30 paise
Will try to keep soft interest rate regime as long as possible: SBI chief
S Premkumar is new Head of Canara Bank in Kerala, Lakshadweep
India''s GDP to grow at 11pc this fiscal; second wave of COVID a worry: ADB
Visakhapatnam: RINL-VSP supplied over 9k tonnes of Liquid Medical Oxygen to states so far
Banks transaction timings rescheduled due to Covid till May 15
Lithium-ion battery maker Lohum to invest up to Rs 250 cr in three years on capacity expansion
My Tirth India' provides services of 'online darshan'
Ashoka University launches YSP, pre-college summer programme, for high school students
Rupee down 32 paise against USD
US sanctions Chinese computer makers in widening tech fight
India has world''s 3rd highest no. of billionaires; Mukesh Ambani dethrones Jack Ma in Asia: Forbes
KERALA NEWS
Kerala wants Centre to provide more vaccines
 Thiruvananthapuram: Amid rising COVID-19 cases in Kerala, the state government on Wednesday urged th  
Kerala woman killed in Palestinian rocket strike in Israel
Kerala poet''s FB account ''suspended'' for posting satire clip on BJP poll defeat
TV journalist Vipin Chandh dies of COVID-19
INTERNATIONAL NEWS
UN calls for de-escalation of Israel,Palestine conflict
 Geneva: UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet on Saturday called for strict respec
Hamas turned residential areas in Gaza Strip into military strongholds: Israel Military
Twelve dead in Afghanistan Mosque blast
KP Oli takes oath as Nepal PM; to prove majority within 30 days
NATIONAL NEWS
Cyclone Tauktae: Indian Coast Guard rescues three stranded fishermen off Kannur
 New Delhi: Indian Coast Guard (ICG) on Saturday said that it has rescued three fishermen stranded in
PIL in SC seeking directions to use PM Cares fund for Covid vaccines, O2 plants
Plea in SC seeks cancellation of CBSE, ICSE class 12 Exams
Monsoon likely to reach Kerala on May 31: IMD
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