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Six IMFL units to manufacture sanitisers, disinfectants

· NT NETWORK PANAJI: The government has asked Indian Made Foreign Liquor (IMFL) manufacturers in the state to make sanitisers and disinfectectants in view of the corona virus disease. Both the products are needed in the state because of the virus. Excise Commissioner, Amit Satija speaking to the Navhind Times said that, so far, the excise department has received requests …

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Cosmoprof India 2020 rescheduled for 29 – 31 October 2020

Bengaluru: BolognaFiere Group SpA and Informa Markets, organisers of the Cosmoprof India Show, have decided to postpone its 2020 edition to the new dates of October 29 to 31, 2020 at the Bombay Convention and Exhibition Centre. The event was originally scheduled to be held from September 2 to 4, 2020. “The rescheduling of all the main trade shows globally …

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IT industry seeking relaxation in coronavirus lockdown

Panaji: Members of the local IT industry are seeking relaxation in the coronavirus lockdown orders imposed by the state government.  On Tuesday, the industry represented by the Goa Technology Association (GTA) said that, it needs critical staff to attend office every day and operate out of the company workplace. According to the industry some crucial software projects related to healthcare …

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RLDA invites bids lo lease out 2 plots in Jammu

New Delhi: The Railway Land Development Authority (RLDA) has invited bids for leasing out its two plots at Katra in Jammu and Kashmir with reserve price of over Rs 14 crore each.  RLDA has invited RFP ( Request for Proposal) to lease two plots at Katra for commercial development.  The combined plot is spread across 15,352 sq metre and is located near …

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Maritime industry writes to UN bodies on change of seafarers

New Delhi: International maritime chambers have written to the agencies of the United Nations on the importance of seafarers in global trade and smooth functioning of the supply chains. In their letter, the heads of US agencies, the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) and International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITWF) have sent a joint letter to the heads of UN agencies …

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Staff safety important, we support work from home policy: SBI Life

New Delhi: SBI Life on Tuesday said safety of its staff is of utmost importance amid the coronavirus outbreak and the insurer fully supports work from home policy. “With coronavirus on the minds of many, I want to take a moment to personally communicate my thoughts on ensuring that we all stay safe,” Sanjeev Nautiyal, MD & CEO SBI Life Insurance …

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Railways to pay all contractual, outsourced staff

New Delhi: In view of the novel coronavirus crisis in India, the Indian Railways on Tuesday announced that it shall make the payment to the contractual and outsourced railway staff during the period of the suspension of the passenger train services. The Railway Board in a circular to the employees said, “Due to prevailing Covid-19 situation in India, vide Railway …

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NRAI writes to FM, seeks relief package for restaurant industry

IANS New Delhi The National Restaurant Association of India (NRAI) has written to Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharman to seek economic relief for the restaurant industry in view of the disruption caused by the coronavirus scare in the country. Anurag Katriar, President of NRAI, said on Monday that the restaurant industry with an annual turnover of around Rs 4 lakh …

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Asian markets sink as pandemic deaths soar

AFP Hong Kong Asian markets were hammered on Monday despite massive economic stimulus efforts worldwide, with investors spooked by the relentless march of the coronavirus pandemic. The negative mood was fuelled by the failure of US lawmakers to agree on a trillion-dollar emergency package to help the reeling American economy. The global death toll from the virus has surged past …

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Brakes on automobile production as plants shut down

IANS Chennai India’s second largest car maker Hyundai Motor India Ltd, two and three wheeler makers TVS Motor Company Ltd, Eicher Motors Ltd and Suzuki Motorcycle India Pvt Ltd have announced closure of their plants in order to contain the spread of coronavirus. In a statement Hyundai Motor India said it is suspending manufacturing operations near here from March 23 …

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