Thursday, December 3, 2020

American, United pause nonstop flights to Shanghai amid concerns over restrictions facing overseas crews

American Airlines Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner takes off from Los Angeles international Airport on November 11, 2020 in Los Angeles, California. AaronP | Bauer-Griffin | GC Images | Getty Images American Airlines and United Airlines are pausing plans to operate nonstop flights to Shanghai from the U.S....

Govt collects Rs 1,04,963 crore GST in November, crosses Rs 1 lakh crore mark second time since April

Goods and service tax (GST) collections for November stood at Rs 1.04 lakh crore, marginally lower than Rs 1.05 lakh crore collected in October this year, but higher than Rs 1.03 lakh crore collected in the same month last year. The numbers showed the second...

Watch live: CDC panel votes today on who gets the Covid vaccine first

The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices, an outside group of medical experts that advises the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, is scheduled to vote Tuesday on who will be first in line to get the coronavirus vaccine. Scientists and infectious disease experts have debated who...

Company continued to hold on to close to $ 1 bn cash, tracked to runway very closely: Oyo founder Ritesh Agarwal to employees

NEW DELHI: SoftBank backed Oyo Hotels & Homes founder Ritesh Agarwal has told employees in India and other global markets that 'the company has continued to hold on to close to a billion dollars of cash, including all group companies, and at the same...

Pfizer, BioNTech apply for coronavirus vaccine approval in Europe

A volunteer is injected with a vaccine as he participates in a coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccination study at the Research Centers of America, in Hollywood, Florida, U.S., September 24, 2020. Marco Bello | Reuters LONDON — U.S. pharmaceutical giant Pfizer and its German partner BioNTech said...

Paytm waives off all charges on merchant transactions

MUMBAI: Paytm announced waiver of all charges on merchant transactions on Tuesday. The company is now enabling the merchant partners to accept payments from Paytm wallet, UPI apps and RuPay cards at zero charges. Paytm will absorb Rs 600 crore in MDR charged annually...

Biden Covid advisor on Dr. Atlas renews24nationation: ‘I am relieved’ because he wasn’t qualified

President-elect Joe Biden's Covid advisory board member Dr. Celine Gounder told CNBC that she is "relieved" upon hearing news that President Donald Trump's special advisor on the coronavirus pandemic, Dr. Scott Atlas, formally renews24nationed from his post. "I am relieved that in the future that...

CBIC asks for physical verification of biz granted deemed GST registration between August 21-November 16

NEW DELHI: The CBIC has asked field offices to carry out physical verification of premises of businesses which have been granted deemed GST registration between August 21 and November 16 to ascertain that they have genuine business or intend to carry out so. The Central...

Nikola shares crater by 27% after GM gives up equity stake in smaller, reworked deal

Shares of Nikola plunged during trading Monday after General Motors announced that it is giving up an equity stake in the electric truck start-up and the two said they are dropping plans to build the Badger, Nikola's pickup truck for consumers. The shares fell by 26.9% to...