Financial help for airlines ‘should come with strict climate conditions’

In their letter to the chancellor, the campaigners – including Greenpeace, Flight Free, the IPPR and New Economics Foundation thinktanks, and Tax Justice – call for the government to take equity stakes in airlines rather than handing out cash or loans. They want to see social benefits with workers’ rights enforced, including a living wage […]

Kerala Lockdown Day 9: No April Fool pranks please

As the Kerala lockdown imposed to check the coronavirus outbreak enters Day 9 on Tuesday, the state has opened up many avenues to make life a tad easier for its 3.3 crore population. It has also warned of strict action against mischief making, considering the seriousness of the crisis. Make no mistake, authorities would not […]

Stimulus package likely by end of this week

NEW DELHI: The much-awaited economic stimulus package is likely to be finalised by the end of this week, sources told ET NOW. The government and the Reserve Bank of India are in talks to raise borrowing for the next financial year, sources added. The central bank may be asked to directly buy government bonds. There […]

Renovations continue on former Conroe police headquarters

In 2004, the city filed suit against the designer and the builder of the building aimed at recovering money the city has spent for mechanical and structural defects including a heating-ventilation-air conditioning system that left parts of the building too warm, other parts too cool and, at some locations, allows condensation to pool and spill […]

The Latest: Spain works to up number of intensive care units

The U.K. has restricted testing to hospitalized patients, leaving many people with milder symptoms unsure whether they have had the new coronavirus. Many scientists have urged wider testing to allow medics who are negative to remain at work, and to better understand how the virus spreads.

Coronavirus latest: Spain coronavirus infections top 100,000

02:11 German Chancellor Angela Merkel and premiers of Germany’s 16 states are set to hold a telephone conference on Wednesday to discuss the battle against the ongoing pandemic. The leaders would discuss prolonging lockdown measures introduced on Monday last week. Another issue on the agenda should be the possibility of using a tracking app to […]

The Trump Super Fixer Who ‘Knows Where All the Bodies Are Buried’

He’s master of the NDA for his Trump Organization employees and former campaign staffers, even trying to ensure White House staff can’t talk. And throughout the years, he’s relied on a small cadre of fixers to help muzzle those who dared blab about his private peccadilloes. One of those loyalists is Michael Cohen, Trump’s personal […]

Global stocks rebound further as markets await $2 trillion U.S. stimulus boost

FILE PHOTO: Pedestrians wearing face masks walk near an overpass with an electronic board showing stock information, following an outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), at Lujiazui financial district in Shanghai, China March 17, 2020. REUTERS/Aly Song/File photo

What Is IDV And How Does It Determine Your Car Insurance Premium?

Third-Party Insurance Comprehensive Insurance Covers accidental insurance only to third-party Covers accidental insurance for both policyholder and third-party Applicable only to damages caused by the policyholder Applicable to damages caused by man-made & natural calamities Inexpensive with low premiums Comparatively high initial cost with high premiums One major deciding factor for the premium for the […]

Mother of invention: the new gadgets dreamt up to fight coronavirus

Entrepreneurs Matthew Toles and Joseph Toles, co-founders of the company Slightly Robot, show smartbands, the Immutouch, which buzz when the wearer’s hand goes near their face, to prevent spreading the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Seattle, U.S., in this handout picture taken March 31, 2020. Immutouch/Handout via REUTERS