Covid impact: Weather forecasts hit turbulence on grounded jets

Covid impact: Weather forecasts hit turbulence on grounded jets

New Delhi: Global weather forecasting systems have hit an air pocket as they depend on crucial data on wind, humidity and temperature relayed by aircraft sensors, which have almost vanished as an overwhelming majority of flights have been grounded. Indian scientists say they are managing without aircraft data, but the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) says […]
Corporate borrowings hit amid lockdown

Corporate borrowings hit amid lockdown

Mumbai: Borrowings by 1.7 million companies tracked by the ministry of corporate affairs have nearly dried up since the government imposed a nationwide lockdown on March 25 to rein in the Covid-19 outbreak. Charge filings, which indicate new loans or additional...