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AIPL aids daily wage workers and stray dogs in their fight against COVID-19

Gurugram (Haryana) April 8 (ANI/NewsVoir): Amidst these testing times, as the world grapples with the sufferings caused by the pandemic COVID-19, organizations like Advance India Project Limited (AIPL) are showing a ray of hope to the needy, crushed under the burden of the current crisis.As a part of its CSR activity, AIPL is taking up relief measures for the migrant population, working as daily wage workers in the cities, who are currently stranded jobless and helpless. Taking endeavors a notch ahead, AIPL is also focusing…

Equity indices in the green, GAIL jumps by 9 pc

Mumbai (Maharashtra) , April 8 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices were in the positive zone during early hours on Wednesday amid volatile trade due to uncertainty surrounding the coronavirus pandemic.At 10:15 am, the BSE S&P Sensex was up by 524 points at 30,592 while the Nifty 50 ticked up by 153 points at 8,945.All sectoral indices at the National Stock Exchange were in the green with Nifty pharma up by 4.9 per cent, auto by 3.8 per cent, FMCG by 3 per cent and realty by 2.9 per cent.Among stocks, GAIL jumped by 9 per…

25 million jobs at risk with airline shutdown: IATA

Geneva , April 8 (ANI): The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has released a new analysis showing that some 25 million jobs are at risk of disappearing with plummeting demand for air travel amid the COVID-19 crisis.Globally, the livelihoods of some 65.5 million people are dependent on the aviation industry, including sectors such as travel and tourism. Among these are 2.7 million airline jobs.In a scenario of severe travel restrictions lasting for three months, IATA research calculates that 25 million jobs in…

Wabag secures 5-year operation and maintenance contract from Bahrain STP

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) , April 8 (ANI): Va Tech Wabag, a water technology Indian multinational company, has secured a Rs 90 crore order from Bahrain authorities towards operation, maintenance and management of the Madinat Salman sewage treatment plant and long sea outfall for five years.Wabag was awarded the engineering, procurement and construction scope of 40 million litres per day sewage treatment plant and long sea outfall to cater to a population of one lakh. The project was funded by the Abu Dhabi Fund for…

Diamond prices slides in March as COVID-19 spreads

Mumbai (Maharashtra) , April 8 (ANI/ BusinessWire India): Diamond prices fell in March as the spreading coronavirus led to a dramatic decline in the global economy. Diamond markets are under pressure and facing a severe liquidity crisis as jewelry retail, diamond manufacturing, and trading shut down.The RapNet Diamond Index (RAPI) for one-carat diamonds dropped 6.8 percent during the month and 8.7 percent in the first quarter.(c) Copyright 2020, Rapaport USA IncPrices slumped amid slowing demand and increasing supply.…
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