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Another lockdown must consider its costs on domestic trade

Large parts of India are headed towards a second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic. Delhi is already in the middle of its third. With infections rising again and reports of medical infrastructure coming under stress in many places, talk of reimposition of restrictions on mobility has started doing the rounds. In fact, in some places […]

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Odisha govt. modifies school closure criterion after protests

It had announced to shut schools having less than 20 students The Naveen Patnaik Government on Sunday changed school closure criterion following criticism from Opposition legislators and general public. The Bharatiya Janata Party and the Congress had stalled Assembly proceedings demanding withdrawal of school closure notification on Saturday. There are 67,000 schools including 52,000 schools […]

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COVID-19 patients dying even after recovery worries doctors

In Kolkata, two practising doctors died earlier this week shortly after recovering from the infection Doctors are now worried about a small but increasing number of patients dying suddenly due to a heart attack or stroke or succumbing to bacterial infection once they leave hospital after being cured of COVID-19. In Kolkata, two practising doctors […]

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Coronavirus| Gujarat in midst of second COVID-19 wave

1,281 cases reported while eight patients succumbed to the infection on Wednesday Gujarat is in the midst of second COVID-19 wave as the infection is surging post Diwali and new year festivities. On Wednesday, 1,281 cases were reported while eight patients succumbed to the infection So far, 1,91,642 cases have been reported with 3,823 deaths. […]

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3 aviation experts in race to become Jet Air’s new CEO

Among executives who have been approached are former president and CEO of IndiGo Aditya Ghosh, Wolfgang Prock Schauer, current president and Chief Operating Officer at IndiGo and Sanjay Kumar, Chief Strategy and Revenue Officer of IndiGo. The new owners of Jet Airways have started scouting for executives they can rope in leadership roles. Industry sources […]