Trucks carry the Covid-19 vaccines, but how many truckers are vaccinated?


Martin Scorsese—the director who whets America’s obsession with gang movies—in his 2019 film ‘The Irishman’ inadvertently touched upon the vital cog of commodities: trucks and the American truck union Teamsters. The unsolved disappearance in 1975 of Jimmy Hoffa, President of America’s largest union Teamsters—they had enormous liquidity with pension funds and it is believed that […]

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‘Won’t be any scarcity of resources if we work as one nation’: PM Modi tells CMs of high burden states in Covid meet

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday told chief ministers of states and Union Territories badly hit by the coronavirus pandemic to ensure there are no hindrances in the transportation of oxygen tankers as several regions across the country reported a shortage in the supply for Covid-19 patients.  “He urged the states to check hoarding and […]

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IMF MD Christine Georgieva says recovery is underway after worst global recession since World War II

A day after the International Monetary Fund (IMF) forecast a global growth of six per cent for this year, IMF Managing Director Christine Georgieva has said that after the worst global recession since the Second World War, the recovery is underway. In its latest World Economic Outlook, IMF has projected a stronger recovery for the […]

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