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Leclerc, Albon join F1 Esports field

Leclerc and Albon will both be making their debuts in the official F1 Eseries, as will Williams driver George Russell.Lando Norris and Nicholas Latifi will return for a second appearance.That group of current F1 drivers will be joined by Johnny Herbert, off t

The Latest: Potential Asian Cup bidders given more time

Potential hosts of soccer's 2027 Asian Cup have been given more time to enter the contest by the Asian Football Confederation

Greece quarantines first camp after 20 asylum seekers test coronavirus positive

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Thousands of quarantined sailors from USS Theodore Roosevelt to be temporarily housed in Guam hotels

Sailors from a coronavirus-infected US aircraft carrier are to occupy hundreds of hotel rooms in Guam as the US Navy expedites blanket testing of the crew. Earlier, the captain of the ship wrote a scolding memo on the evacuation. Read Full Article at

Yale psychiatrist: Trump endangers lives by waging war on reality, not the coronavirus

Bandy Lee says Trump has a pattern: «It is no accident that everything he says is the exact opposite of reality»

French GP latest MotoGP race to be postponed

MotoGP has yet to get a premier class race underway in 2020, after the season-opener in Qatar at the start of last month was cancelled a week prior to its scheduled date owing to stricter travel measures imposed by the Gulf country due to COVID-19.As the pand

Coronavirus impact: TVS Motor sales drop 55% in March

The company, which primarily makes two-wheelers and three-wheelers, had sold 3,25,323 units in March 2019, TVS Motor Company said in a statement.

Forbes releases 30 under 30 Asia list, fetes young achievers

The list features 300 of Asia#39;s youngest and most talented entrepreneurs, leaders and changemakers, all under the age of 30.

Working in the time of coronavirus: The passengers made fun of our protective suit, recounts an Air India air hostess

The air hostess, who was on flights that flew foreigners stuck in different parts of India, shares the challenges and fears of working in these times.

Sainz and Norris to take voluntary pay cuts

With the first eight races of the new Formula 1 season having been postponed or cancelled, teams are facing increased financial pressures because of the lack of track action.While F1 responses like an early factory shutdown for all teams, plus a delay to the

Coronavirus pandemic | Bigbasket, Flipkart in talks with cab aggregators for deliveries: Report

Retailers, both egrocers and brick-and-mortar stores, have been struggling to fulfil orders due to logistical issue and shortage of staff.

Private equity, venture capital funding drops from $9.2bn to $5.9bn in Q4FY20

Private Equity, venture capital funding dips in Q4; COVID-19 may affect future investments

Coronavirus pandemic | Arogya Sanjeevani product to cover COVID-19 treatment

The standard health cover Arogya Sanjeevani will cover hospitalisation claims related to COVID-19

Money transfer service Azimo partners with Siam Commercial Bank for faster payments to Thailand

Azimo, the London-headquartered international money transfer service, has partnered with Thailand’s Siam Commercial Bank (SCB) to deliver instant payments for its customers from Europe to SCB bank accounts in Thailand. According to the World Bank, Thail

Encore’s musical messages let you commission a video performance to send to loved ones

Encore, the U.K. marketplace that lets you find and book a musician or band online for your event, is launching a new online product to help musicians find an additional revenue stream during the coronavirus pandemic, and bring a little joy to all of us. Dubb

Oil price war: Is it game over for Trump?

As the US government tries to convince Russia and Saudi Arabia to put an end to the oil price war, it might just be too little, too late for the Trump Administration. Read Full Article at

Covid-19 relief: HDFC Bank releases FAQ on deferred EMIs and its impact

Here is an FAQ by HDFC Bank, explaining how the stipulation by RBI will impact its customers

2001 Hyundai HCD6 Concept was designed to be an affordable exotic - Roadshow

This never-was mid-engined sports car could've competed with the Toyota MR2 Spyder and Mazda MX-5 Miata.

Jones extends contract with England rugby until RWC 2023

England rugby coach Eddie Jones has agreed to a contract extension with the national team that keeps the Australian in the role until the World Cup in 2023

Vettel: Happiness more important than money in next F1 deal

While 2019’s breakout star Charles Leclerc signed a long-term contract extension with Ferrari, keeping him in Maranello until the end of 2024, Vettel’s future at the team is less certain.The contract of the four-time world champion will run out at the en

Coronavirus pandemic| LinkedIn offers free job posting for critical roles

LinkedIn is offering free job postings 1 April to 30 June to find and hire people needed to fill critical roles in healthcare, essentials delivery and non-profit disaster relief firms.

Coronavirus pandemic | Swiss hotel Le Bijou offers quarantine apartments for isolation in luxury

Guests can also avail of coronavirus tests for the price of $500 along with twice-daily nurse visits for $1,800 or a full-time nurse at $4,800 a day

Hockey field to hospital ward; Lynch's life amid pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic has ended any chance Rachael Lynch had of competing for Olympic gold in Tokyo this year

HDFC Group pledges Rs 150 crore support to PM-Cares Fund

The Prime Minister#39;s Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations Fund (PM-Cares Fund) was set up on March 28 to raise money for combating coronavirus outbreak and to provide relief to the affected.

Coronavirus pandemic | Insurers say no to COVID-19 cover; film producers, event managers count losses

Any losses due to cancellations of marquee events or film shoots may not get claims settled because pandemics have been excluded.

Sad Covid-19 record for Russia: 771 new cases registered across the country

The number of confirmed Covid-19 cases has grown by 771 in Russia on Thursday, marking the biggest single-day increase in patients since the start of the outbreak. Read Full Article at

‘Criminal blockade’: Cuba outraged as delivery of Covid-19 aid from Alibaba chief aborted ‘at the last minute’ due to US sanctions

Cuba has slammed the US’ “criminal blockade” of the country after the embargo stood in the way of the delivery of Covid-19 test kits and ventilators donated by Chinese e-commerce tycoon Jack Ma. Read Full Article at

Flux and Pleo partner to bring itemised digital receipts to Pleo’s ‘smart’ expense cards

When three former employees of Revolut founded Flux in 2016, the mission was clear: build a platform to bridge the gap between the itemised receipt data captured by a merchant’s point-of-sale (POS) system and what little information typically shows up in yo

Samsung donates smartphones to quarantined coronavirus patients - CNET

Electronics giant says it's also helping retool factories that produce face masks.

The Latest: Protective gear shortage hits Fukushima workers

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death. TOP OF THE HOUR: ___ - Protect

Coronavirus pandemic | Axis Bank offers EMI deferment on loans for 3 months

Customers can opt for moratorium on payment of installments and interest for various term loans/credit card dues, and/or defer the interest for working capital facilities due between March 1, 2020 and May 31, 2020, it said.

SEBI tightens rules; promoters, insiders not allowed to buy shares until June 30: Report

This wider window is being effected to prevent insider trading, and comes despite requests from promoters to be exempt from trading restrictions usually applied at the time of results.

Recko raises $6 mn in Series A funding

The fresh funding will be used for further product development, hiring and expanding its presence outside India, Recko said in a statement.

Economy will recover, take a deep breath and have a long-term perspective, says Larry Fink

This is not a financial crisis, but a crisis of confidence, says the BlackRock CEO.

Coronavirus impact | Wouldn’t buy into stock market yet, says economist Mohamed El-Erian

El-Erian, chief economic advisor at Allianz, said the stock market is still on a downward trend due to the COVID-19 outbreak.

Google to shut down its India-focused Q&A app Neighbourly

Google is shutting down Neighbourly, a Q&A social app that it launched in select parts of India two years, the company has informed users. The app, developed by company’s Next Billion Initiative, aimed to give local communities an outlet to seek answer

Oil market shock to affect global supply chains, energy sector: IEA

Oil prices crumbled as the pandemic slashed global fuel consumption, with further pressure from a supply shock due to the end of production cuts from OPEC producers and Russia.

Coronavirus pandemic | Clashing state orders, shortage of test kits hinder private labs

Transportation disruption, especially inter-state, has further exacerbated the issue

Covid-19 relief: SBI relaxes payment timeline for one time settlement

The bank said it would not charge any interest on the amount for this extended period
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