NEW DELHI: India’s edible oil imports declined 32.44 per cent to 9,41,219 tonne in March due to government restrictions on purchase of refined palm oil from the overseas market, trade body SEA said on Monday. India, the world’s leading vegetable oil buyer, had imported 13,93,255 tonne in March last year. The share of palm oil
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This is a live blog. Please check back for updates. Global cases: More than 1.27 million Global deaths: At least 69,300 Most cases reported: United States (337,072), Spain (131,646), Italy (128,948), Germany (100,123), and France (93,773) The data above was compiled by Johns Hopkins University as of 8 a.m. Beijing time.  All times below are
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Boris Johnson, U.K. prime minister, speaks during a daily coronavirus briefing inside number 10 Downing Street in London, U.K., on Tuesday, March 17, 2020. Bloomberg U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson was admitted to a hospital for tests Sunday, 10 days after contracting the coronavirus. A Downing Street spokesperson said it’s a “precautionary step” since the prime
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NEW DELHI: Former RBI governor Raghuram Rajan has suggested to the government to call people with proven expertise and capabilities, including from opposition parties, to deal with perhaps the greatest emergency being faced by the country since Independence following the coronavirus outbreak. He also cautioned that driving everything from the Prime Minister’s Office, with the
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This is CNBC’s live blog covering all the latest news on the coronavirus outbreak. All times below are in Eastern time. This blog will be updated throughout the day as the news breaks.  Global cases: More than 1.2 million Global deaths: At least 65,711 US cases: At least 312,245 US deaths: At least 8,503. The
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Rolling coins is one way of teaching kids about money. Michelle Fox | CNBC With many schools shut down to protect against coronavirus exposure, many parents have found themselves in a new role: teacher. So why not add some personal finance to your lesson plans? “This is the most amazing opportunity for doing things with
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Author Simon Sinek speaks on stage during the Massachusetts Conference For Women 2019 in Boston on Dec. 12, 2019. Marla Aufmuth/Getty Images for Massachusetts Conference for Women 2019 Motivational speaker and author Simon Sinek also prefers to include another title alongside his name: optimist. Sinek’s books include titles like, “Find Your Why: A Practical Guide
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A worker wearing protective garments sanitizes the Duomo square, during the coronavirus disease outbreak in central Milan, Italy. Flavio Lo Scalzo | REUTERS This is a live blog. Please check back for updates. Global cases: At least 1,197,405 Global deaths: At least 64,606 Top 5 countries: United States (308,850), Spain (126,168), Italy (124,632), , Germany (96,092),
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NEW DELHI: The government on Saturday restricted the exports of diagnostic kits amid the outbreak of the Covid-19 outbreak. “The export of diagnostic kits (diagnostic or laboratory reagents on a backing, preparation diagnostic or laboratory reagents)… is restricted with immediate effect,” the Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) said in a notification. Earlier, the exports
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Captain Brett Crozier addresses the crew for the first time as commanding officer of the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt during a change of command ceremony on the ship’s flight deck in San Diego, California, U.S. November 1, 2019. U.S. Navy | Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Sean Lynch | Reuters A since-fired Navy captain’s plea
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Saudi Arabia’s Minister of Energy Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman Al-Saud and Russia’s Energy Minister Alexander Novak are seen at the beginning of an OPEC and NON-OPEC meeting in Vienna, Austria December 6, 2019. Leonhard Foeger | Reuters The virtual meeting between OPEC and its allies scheduled for Monday has been postponed, sources familiar with the
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Chinese police officers wear protective masks as they stand in formation next to a national flag at half staff just before three minutes of silence to mark the country’s national day of mourning for COVID-19 at Beijing Railway Station on April 4, 2020 in Beijing, China. Across the country people paused, and sirens and horns
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Dow Jones Industrial Average falls 360 points The Dow slid 360.91 points, or 1.69%, to close at 21,052.53. The S&P 500 closed 1.51% lower at 2,488.65. The Nasdaq Composite fell 1.53% to 7,373.08. Mounting worries over the coronavirus and a dismal jobs report pressured equities to end the week. Spike in NY coronavirus deaths New
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