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Alexandra Ulmer

India reports biggest 24-hour rise in virus cases as lockdown eases

22 May 2020

MUMBAI India registered some 6,000 new cases of the novel coronavirus on Friday, the country's biggest jump in 24 hours, as New Delhi eases a nationwide lockdown and airlines prepare to resume some domestic flights.

Reliance cuts pay of executives in oil-and-gas division - sources, letter

01 May 2020

NEW DELHI/MUMBAI India's Reliance Industries has cut the pay of some top oil-and-gas division employees by up to 50%, according to six sources and a letter seen by Reuters, as it battles lower profitability because of the coronavirus epidemic.

India's Reliance cuts pay of executives in oil-and-gas division - sources, letter

30 Apr 2020

NEW DELHI/MUMBAI India's Reliance Industries has cut the pay of some top oil-and-gas division employees by up to 50%, according to six sources and a letter seen by Reuters, as it battles lower profitability because of the coronavirus epidemic.

EXCLUSIVE-India's Reliance cuts pay of execs in oil-and-gas division -sources

30 Apr 2020

NEW DELHI/MUMBAI, April 30 India's Reliance Industries has imposed an up to 50% pay cut for some top oil-and-gas division employees, six sources told Reuters on Thursday, as the company battles lower fuel consumption and profitability due to the coronavirus epidemic.

Mortality rates drop sharply in parts of India, bucking coronavirus trend

24 Apr 2020

MUMBAI/AHMEDABAD, India Parts of India have recorded dramatic falls in the number of deaths at a time when funeral parlours were bracing for a surge amid the coronavirus crisis.

Mystery of India's lower death rates seems to defy coronavirus trend

24 Apr 2020

MUMBAI/AHMEDABAD, India Parts of India have recorded dramatic falls in mortality rates after a nationwide lockdown was imposed to fight the new coronavirus, suggesting there has not been an undetected surge in virus-related deaths.

In Modi's India, virus fallout inflames divisions between Muslims and Hindus

17 Apr 2020

MUMBAI The purple ink stamped on Iqbal Hussain Siddiqui's hand by Indian health workers was supposed to ensure he stayed home under quarantine.

INSIGHT-In Modi's India, virus fallout inflames divisions between Muslims and Hindus

17 Apr 2020

MUMBAI, April 17 The purple ink stamped on Iqbal Hussain Siddiqui's hand by Indian health workers was supposed to ensure he stayed home under quarantine.

RPT-With drones and tests, India battles to keep virus out of Mumbai's slums

17 Apr 2020

MUMBAI, April 16 In an air-conditioned government building in Mumbai, a dozen officials are glued to a giant screen showing live drone and CCTV footage of crowded slums, the frontline in the city's battle to contain the spread of the coronavirus.

With drones and tests, India battles to keep virus out of Mumbai's slums

16 Apr 2020

MUMBAI In an air-conditioned government building in Mumbai, a dozen officials are glued to a giant screen showing live drone and CCTV footage of crowded slums, the frontline in the city's battle to contain the spread of the coronavirus.

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