Wed, May 12, 2021

  • GoAir to start vaccination drive for all employees
    Low-cost carrier GoAir said on Wednesday that it will commence a programme to get its entire workforce vaccinated free of cost.
    GoAir to start vaccination drive for all employees
    Accordingly, GoAir has tied up with various hospitals in different cities for the vaccination programme.  The airline will pay the cost for both dozes of vaccination, it said. Besides, GoAir has planned to allow vaccinated employees to take two days' leave over and above the entitled threshold. At present, the airline has 4,481 employees in its workforce, who will get vaccinated.
  • Gold, silver decline on weak global trends Gold, silver decline on weak global trends

    Gold in the national capital on Wednesday weakened by Rs 229 to Rs 47,074 per 10 gram following decline in global precious metal prices, according to HDFC Securities.

  • Rupee falls by 8 paise to close at 73.42 against US dollar Rupee falls by 8 paise to close at 73.42 against US dollar

    The rupee declined by 8 paise to close at 73.42 (provisional) against the US currency on Wednesday amid risk aversion in the global markets and surge in crude oil prices.

  • Sensex tanks 471 pts, Nifty drops below 14,700 Sensex tanks 471 pts, Nifty drops below 14,700

    Extending its losses to the second session, equity benchmark Sensex slumped 471 points on Wednesday, dragged by selling in index majors ICICI Bank, HUL, and Reliance Industries amid mixed cues from...

  • Tech Mahindra, HCL to help with O2 supply Tech Mahindra, HCL to help with O2 supply

    As India continues to struggle with the second and more brutal wave of Covid-19, technology companies Tech Mahindra and HCL on Wednesday pledged support to strengthen the country's fight against...

  • Global stocks higher after Wall St falls on inflation fears Global stocks higher after Wall St falls on inflation fears

    Global stock prices were mostly higher Wednesday as investors looked ahead to US data they worry will show inflation is picking up.

  • Maruti Suzuki extends free service, warranty period amid COVID-19 second wave Maruti Suzuki extends free service, warranty period amid COVID-19 second wave

    The country's largest carmaker Maruti Suzuki India on Wednesday said it has extended free service and warranty period up to June 30, 2021, in the wake of the second wave of the coronavirus pandemic.

  • Aluminium Industry reiterates urgency for 5 pc RoDTEP rate for economic sustainability Aluminium Industry reiterates urgency for 5 pc RoDTEP rate for economic sustainability

    The Aluminium Association of India (AAI) has pushed for speedy implementation of the RoDTEP Scheme (Remission of Duties or Taxes on Export Products) for the Indian Aluminium industry on priority to...

  • Fuel prices rise for third day, closing on Rs 100 per lt in Mumbai Fuel prices rise for third day, closing on Rs 100 per lt in Mumbai

    Maintaining its rising trend, fuel prices increased for the third day in a row on Wednesday as state-owned fuel retailers hiked rates of petrol and diesel by 25 paise per litre each in the national...

  • Sensex tanks over 400 pts in early trade, Nifty drops below 14,750 Sensex tanks over 400 pts in early trade, Nifty drops below 14,750

    Equity benchmark Sensex tumbled over 400 points in early trade on Wednesday, tracking losses in index majors HDFC twins, Reliance Industries and ICICI Bank amid negative cues from global markets.