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Australia to reopen door to India, local Covid-19 cluster appears contained

Fri, 05/07/2021 - 04:48
Australia will lift a ban on its citizens returning from COVID-ravaged India next week, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Friday, as state officials reported that an outbreak in Sydney.

MARKET LIVE: Sensex gains 400 pts, Nifty tops 14,800; Tata Consumer dips 5%

Fri, 05/07/2021 - 04:39
LIVE market: The Nifty sectoral indices were painted green, led by Nifty Metal index, up 2 per cent

Covid LIVE: India records 414188 new cases; Rajdhani, Shatabdi discontinued

Fri, 05/07/2021 - 04:30
Coronavirus live updates: Among states with a rapid surge in infections, Maharashtra reported 62194 cases, Karnataka 49058 cases, Kerala 42464 cases, UP 26780 cases. Stay tuned for corona-related news

Vedanta regains Rs 1-trillion m-cap; stock surges 7%, hits 3-year high

Fri, 05/07/2021 - 04:26
In the past six months, the stock has zoomed nearly 200 per cent on healthy and improving operating performance, supported by stable volume across business segments and increased commodity prices

SBI Life Insurance surges 7%, hits record high after large block deals

Fri, 05/07/2021 - 04:25
US private equity fund CA Emerald Investments, an affiliate of Carlyle Asia Partners, is looking to sell 3.5 per cent stake in SBI Life Insurance amounting to Rs 3,308 crore, a report said

Gold heads for best week in five months on softer dollar, yields

Fri, 05/07/2021 - 04:08
Spot gold was steady at $1,815.88 per ounce by 0246 GMT, after hitting its highest since Feb. 16 at $1,817.90 in the previous session

Key Covid-19 indicators surged from Feb 2021 but govts failed to act

Fri, 05/07/2021 - 03:53
Key epidemiological indicators such as the doubling time of Covid cases and the test positivity rate had started rising from mid-February 2021. Central and state governments ignored it until too late

Wall Street giants' outsourcing ops in India suffer as workers call in sick

Fri, 05/07/2021 - 02:47
A growing number of employees are either sick or scrambling to find critical medical supplies such as oxygen for relatives or friends

India offers to lift regular Saudi oil volumes in June after May cuts

Fri, 05/07/2021 - 02:24
Indian state refiners on Thursday placed orders for regular supplies from Saudi Aramco for June, after reducing purchases this month, drawn by lower prices by the world's top oil exporter

The world turns to China for vaccines as Covid-19 crisis deepens in India

Fri, 05/07/2021 - 01:49
Over the past few weeks, leaders of some of the globe's most populous nations have sought more shots from China despite concerns about their effectiveness

India's Covid-19 problem is now the world's problem

Fri, 05/07/2021 - 01:20
Leaders and scientists need to figure out what should be done to combat variants of the virus.

Amazon postpones Prime Day sale in Canada, India due to Covid-19

Fri, 05/07/2021 - 01:09
India, which is suffering severe shortages of medical equipment, on Thursday reported 412,262 new virus cases and 3,980 deaths, both daily records

Covid surge could peak in coming days, predicts model by PM Modi's advisors

Fri, 05/07/2021 - 00:44
The group's projections have been changing and were wrong last month, but are needed for the government to plan resources.

Access to foreign Covid-19 vaccine a long haul, say Indian companies

Thu, 05/06/2021 - 19:33
US pharmaceutical associations feel that the decision to support the patent waiver would weaken already-strained supply chains

US backs Covid-19 vaccine IP waiver; global pharma companies irked

Thu, 05/06/2021 - 19:18
European Commission supports move, matter heading to WTO

Guard, pilots save the day: Beechcraft makes safe belly landing in Mumbai

Thu, 05/06/2021 - 18:59
The Beechcraft King Air C-90 aircraft, carrying a doctor, a patient and one other passenger, had lost a wheel during take-off from Nagpur

Stalin's oath-taking ceremony today, releases list of 34 cabinet ministers

Thu, 05/06/2021 - 18:40
Two women in the Cabinet will include P Geetha Jeevan and N Kayalvizhi Selvaraj

Monsoon likely to arrive over Kerala on June 1, says Earth Sciences Secy

Thu, 05/06/2021 - 18:03
IMD announcement on May 15; timely onset augurs well for its subsequent progress and movement over mainland, which should aid in timely plantation of kharif crops

Study finds slightly increased blood clot rates after AstraZeneca Covid jab

Thu, 05/06/2021 - 17:55
A large study in Denmark, Norway has found slightly increased rates of vein blood clots, including in the brain, among adults who had received their first dose of the Oxford-AstraZeneca Covid vaccine

About 3,400 rated firms eligible for recast under fresh rules: CRISIL

Thu, 05/06/2021 - 17:45
Actual number of units going for recast could be much lower as the impact of pandemic might be contained over next 2-3 months, says rating agency