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

Choosing 2019 and 2020 should have made those targets easy to meet for airlines if air travel had continued to rise this year as it has in recent years. With the Covid-19 pandemic, however, the disruption to travel means emissions are likely to be drastically lower than envisaged for 2020 – meaning Corsia’s future carbon […]

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 […]

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 […]

NCAA throws baseball coaches a curve with added eligibility

“As an athletic director, the challenge now becomes finding the resources to fund these unanticipated scholarships given the uncertainty surrounding our enterprise,” Oklahoma State athletic director Mike Holder said. “However, I prefer this challenge over the alternative of telling our athletes they lost a year of eligibility.”

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

The bill, which will be introduced in parliament next week and will be in place for at least six months, will prevent contracting parties from taking legal action such as forfeiting a deposit placed for a wedding that will be postponed, or terminating leases on commercial property for rent that has gone unpaid.

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 […]

Almost a fifth of small businesses ‘at risk of collapse within month’

Those concerns included some banks’ use of personal guarantees in the form of savings and mortgages to secure lending to small businesses under the government’s hastily formulated business interruption loans scheme. She also said that some of the banks offering the government-backed loans were putting in place “punitive” interest rates that made it impossible for […]

Coronavirus: Millions will be left in poverty, World Bank warns

A SIMPLE GUIDE: How do I protect myself? AVOIDING CONTACT: The rules on self-isolation and exercise MAPS AND CHARTS: Visual guide to the outbreak VIDEO: The 20-second hand wash STRESS: How to look after your mental health The World Bank predicts growth this year in the developing East Asia and Pacific region will slow to […]