Airlines in India are likely to suffer a revenue loss of $11.2 billion this year putting 2.9 million jobs at risk as passenger demand falls by 47 per cent due to Covid-19 crisis, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) said on Friday.
The Narendra Modi-led central government has announced some foreign direct investment (FDI) restrictions apparently targeted at China, but it may have shut the stable door long after the horses bolted, shows an examination of recent investments in top Indian technology companies. Read more
From Ramayan to cricket: What India watched on TV during Covid-19 lockdown
If there is one thing that the lockdown
imposed by the government due to the coronavirus
(Covid-19) pandemic brought back to life was popular soaps aired on television during 1990s. From the mythological Ramayan and Mahabharat telecast back in 1990s, cricket matches between arch rivals India and Pakistan across formats – one-day and T20 – were a silver lining for many stuck at home. Read more