- Markets hint to recovery in the coming week (Column: Market Watch)(17:05)
A week can be a very long time and last week was a classic example. It began with the markets falling very sharply and the BSESENSEX losing just about 4,000 points on Monday. Tuesday saw the markets trading in a comparatively narrow range of just about 800 points on BSESENSEX. Tuesday night was also the time when Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced a 21-day lockdown beginning 12 midnight of Tuesday the 24/25th March. Wednesday saw markets gain 2,000 points. Thursday saw the FM announcing measures to ensure that the poorest of poor had food and money to tide over the present crisis.
- Telugu farmers stare at major crisis amid lockdown(14:28)
Hyderabad, March 29 (IANS) Farmers in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh could be heading for a major crisis as the 21-day nationwide lockdown to contain the spread of Coronavirus has affected the harvest of Rabi crops.
- Is it gossip you're missing the most while working from home?(14:10)
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) If you are feeling a little low while working from home despite having all the facilities that one typically gets at the office or, even more, coffee, lunch time or even a short nap at home, it could be because you are missing out on neutral gossiping with colleagues.
- Lockdown binge guide: Switch on the Hollywood factor(07:00)
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) Upset with no Hollywood movies releasing due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic? You can turn to streaming platforms to keep yourself entertained with stories from all over the world.
- Labourers lug belongings, trudge back home 700 km away(15:28)
New Delhi, March 27 (IANS) It's 11 a.m. and raining in Greater Noida. A group of 20 labourers trudge along lugging at their belongings with one carrying a three-year-old child on his shoulders, walking towards their native place in Uttar Pradesh's Ambedkar Nagar, a distance of over 700 km, as the 21-day nationwide lockdown has brought all work to halt.
- Social media a tool for young leaders amid lockdown(13:40)
New Delhi, March 27 (IANS) As the country is going through an unprecedented 21-day lockdown, it is the social media which is emerging as a tool for communication. The young political leaders are connecting on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook with the masses while maintaining social distancing which is mandatory to ward off coronavirus.