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Rajendra Jadhav

Bajaj Auto unions demand factory halt after 250 workers catch coronavirus

04 Jul 2020

NEW DELHI/MUMBAI Workers at Bajaj Auto, India's biggest exporter of motorbikes, are demanding the temporary closure of one of its plants after 250 employees there tested positive for coronavirus, its unions said on Saturday, as companies struggle to ramp up operations.

Physical gold demand in China, India continues to wane as virus weighs

03 Jul 2020

BENGALURU/MUMBAI Physical gold demand in top consumers China and India continued to struggle due to the COVID-19 pandemic this week, while investment activity ticked up in Singapore and Japan.

Asia Gold-Physical demand in China, India continues to wane as virus weighs

03 Jul 2020

* Some consumers start selling gold to cash in on high prices

India's coronavirus cases cross 600,000 amid easing of lockdowns

02 Jul 2020

MUMBAI/GUWAHATI, India India's coronavirus infections surpassed 600,000 on Thursday, with 17,834 deaths, as authorities battled to contain the pandemic while easing lockdown rules, officials and the health ministry said.

India's June gold imports plunge on record price, lockdown

02 Jul 2020

MUMBAI/NEW DELHI India's gold imports plunged 86% year-on-year in June due to record high prices and as international air travel was banned and many jewellery shops closed amid a nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus, a government source said.

India sees above average monsoon rainfall in June, accelerating crop sowing

30 Jun 2020

MUMBAI India saw 18% more rainfall than average in June as the monsoon covered the entire country nearly two weeks earlier than usual, the state-run weather office said on Tuesday.

Daily coronavirus cases in India near 20,000 as Mumbai extends lockdown

29 Jun 2020

MUMBAI/NEW DELHI India reported close to 20,000 fresh novel coronavirus cases for the second day running on Monday, as the financial hub of Mumbai extended its lockdown by a month.

Gold discounts widen in top Asian hubs as COVID-19 keeps buyers indoors

26 Jun 2020

BENGALURU/MUMBAI Physical gold discounts widened in China and India this week as a surge in coronavirus infections restricted buying, while the reopening of retail outlets in Singapore saw a slight pick up in demand for the precious metal.

Asia Gold-Discounts widen in top Asian hubs as COVID-19 keeps buyers indoors

26 Jun 2020

* Pent up demand heading to retail outlets in Singapore-analyst

India's richest state bans guru's 'spurious' coronavirus treatment

25 Jun 2020

MUMBAI India's richest state on Thursday banned a "spurious" coronavirus treatment manufactured by a company founded by popular yoga guru, which he says has a 100% record in curing patients.

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