Hiring activity witnesses uptick in June for most sectors: Report – Times of India

Hiring activity witnesses uptick in June for most sectors: Report - Times of India

MUMBAI: With gradual easing of lockdowns, the overall hiring activity witnessed positive growth for most sectors in June, according to a report. Hiring activity improved in June, suggesting a recovery for the non-tech sectors as well, based on newly added job listings during the month, according to a report by job site SCIKEY Market Network. … Read more

Covid-19: Death Rate in Second Wave Lower Than the First, Fatality Rate Still Surging, Highest in June

People shop at a crowded wholesale vegetable market in the old quarters of Delhi. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Despite the high number of Covid-19 deaths in the first wave that hit India during April-June, the death rate in the second wave in the country remains lower than the first. However, the death rate in the second wave is still climbing as states continue to report relatively high number of casualties. The case fatality … Read more

Exports up 48.34% to $32.5 billion; trade deficit at $9.37 billion in June – Times of India

Exports up 48.34% to $32.5 billion; trade deficit at $9.37 billion in June - Times of India

NEW DELHI: Recording growth for the seventh month in a row, India’s exports rose by 48.34 per cent to $32.5 billion in June on account of healthy growth in shipments of petroleum products, gems and jewellery, and chemicals, even as trade deficit stood at $9.37 billion, according to the official data. Exports in June last … Read more

Oil imports hit their lowest in 9 months in June – Times of India

Oil imports hit their lowest in 9 months in June - Times of India

NEW DELHI: India’s crude oil imports in June fell to their lowest in nine months, as refiners curtailed purchases amid higher fuel inventories due to low consumption and renewed coronavirus lockdowns in the previous two months. India, the world’s third-biggest oil importer and consumer, shipped in about 3.9 million barrels per day (bpd) of crude … Read more

Exports up 48.34% to $32.5 billion; trade deficit at $9.37 billion in June – Times of India

Exports up 48.34% to $32.5 billion; trade deficit at $9.37 billion in June - Times of India

NEW DELHI: Recording growth for the seventh month in a row, India’s exports rose by 48.34 per cent to $32.5 billion in June on account of healthy growth in shipments of petroleum products, gems and jewellery, and chemicals, even as trade deficit stood at $9.37 billion, according to the official data. Exports in June last … Read more

WhatsApp Says It Banned Over 20 Lakh Accounts Between May 15 and June 15

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WhatsApp says that it banned 20 lakh accounts between May 15 and June 15, 2021, to try and prevent harmful behaviour. In its first transparency report, published under the new Information Technology (Intermediary Guidelines and Digital Media Ethics Code) Rules, 2021, the company revealed that it had banned 20,11,000 accounts in this one-month period. The Facebook-owned messaging … Read more

Junagadh Zoo Buzzing with Lion Cubs, 14 New Arrivals till June

Asiatic Lion Dies of Covid-19 in Tamil Nadu Zoo, Second Fatality This Month

Representational image of a lion. (Reuters) Gujarat’s SakkarBaug Zoo in Junagadh is the only breeding centre for Asiatic lions and 50 lion cubs born in five years. Junagadh Sakkarbaug Zoo is currently buzzing with lion cubs. As many as 14 lion cubs have been born so far this year till June and all are safe. … Read more

WPI inflation eases to 12.07% in June; food, crude prices soften – Times of India

WPI inflation eases to 12.07% in June; food, crude prices soften - Times of India

NEW DELHI: The wholesale price-based inflation eased marginally to 12.07 per cent in June as crude oil and food items witnessed some softening in prices. However, WPI inflation remained in double digit for the third consecutive month in June, mainly due to a low base of last year. WPI inflation was (-) 1.81 per cent, … Read more

retail inflation June: Retail inflation marginally eases to 6.26% in June; factory output grows 29.3% in May – Times of India

retail inflation June:  Retail inflation marginally eases to 6.26% in June; factory output grows 29.3% in May - Times of India

NEW DELHI: Retail inflation based on consumer price index (CPI) marginally eased to 6.26 per cent in June, data released by government showed on Monday. While, the industrial production grew by 29.3 per cent in May. The inflation number stood at 6.3 per cent for the month of May. Inflation in food basket was 5.15 … Read more

Cryptocurrency Trading Volumes in June Down 40 Percent, Shows Data

Bitcoin Push by El Salvador President Nayib Bukele Casts Shadow Over IMF Efforts

Trading volumes at major cryptocurrency exchanges fell by more than 40 percent in June, research showed on Monday, with a regulatory crackdown in China and lower volatility among the factors depressing activity. Spot trading volumes fell 42.7 percent to $2.7 trillion (roughly Rs. 2,01,57,770 crores), with derivative volumes down 40.7 percent to $3.2 trillion (roughly … Read more

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