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BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, June 22, 2021
Mukesh Ambani calls for bridging COVID-19 vaccine, digital divide; Byju's raises $50 million from IIFL, other investors; Tesla to organise AI day in 'about a month' for recruitment: Elon Musk; Tatas aim to raise up to $2.5 billion for their digital business. This and more news on News Blast.Also Read: 'States raised an additional Rs 1.06 lakh cr in FY21,' says PM Modi


Rashi Bisaria
New Delhi, June 22, 2021
'Pure plumbing failure': Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee describes India's COVID-19 lockdownNobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee has said the nationwide lockdown imposed by the Indian government last year to curtail the spread of COVID-19 infections, and the resultant migration of poor people from cities to their villages by walking hundreds of kilometres on foot was a \"pure plumbing failure\". Citing the migrants in cities who cannot take advantage of government's welfare scheme there, Banejee ...


BusinessToday.In
June 21, 2021
Covaxin is one of the three vaccines being used in India's vaccination programme against COVID-19 currently. The company has been facing questions over the delay in announcing results of phase-III trials


Reuters
June 21, 2021
The announcement ends months of speculation and highlights Japan's determination to push on with the Games and salvage the multi-billion-dollar extravaganza amid public opposition and deep concern about a resurgence in infections


Reuters
June 21, 2021
Experts have said India needs to administer 10 million doses a day to achieve its aim of inoculating 950 million adults by December. So far, India has fully vaccinated fewer than 5% with two doses


Associated Press
June 21, 2021
Facebook says it is allowing public figures with verified accounts to start live audio rooms and invite anyone else to speak. A handful of podcasts will be available to people in the U.S. at first and the company plans to add more down the line


BusinessToday.In
June 21, 2021
Several stakeholders have submitted written inputs highlighting the issues facing the portal as well as areas that need to be fixed.


BusinessToday.In
June 21, 2021
The 5G solutions, once commercially proven in Airtel's network, will open export opportunities for India, which is now the second largest telecom market in the world.


BusinessToday.In
June 21, 2021
Duflo said while pandemic's economic impact cannot be predicted, issues like pause in child immunistation programmes and families again pushed back to below poverty line can have long-lasting damage.


Anand Adhikari
June 4, 2021
The sudden call for deficit financing has gathered after the second Covid wave and its impact on the pace of economic recovery. The two successive years of Covid disruption have increased income inequality globally


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, April 12, 2021
Renowned economist and Nobel laureate Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee has trashed the ideology that calls for lesser or limited government interventions towards uplifting the poor; Amazon India announced the launch of its 'Mentor Connect' programme on April 11, aimed at accelerating the growth of start-ups and emerging brand owners enrolled under its Amazon Launchpad initiative; Indian IT major Infosys will consider a share buyback plan in its board meeting scheduled on April 14 and is expected to hold board meetings on April 13 and 14 to approve and take on record financial results for the quarter and fiscal ended March 31, 2021. Watch this and more on News Blast.Also Read: 3rd COVID-19 vaccine in India? Expert panel to decide on Russia's Sputnik V


Reuters
April 12, 2021
Shots for people aged 65 and above began at some 120 sites across the country, using Pfizer Inc's vaccine made in Europe and delivered to the regions in the past week


Rashi Bisaria
New Delhi, April 12, 2021
India bans Remdesivir exports till COVID surge abates India has banned the export of Remdesivir injection and active pharmaceutical ingredients (API) used for making the coronavirus medication till the recent surge in COVID-19 cases subsides. India has been witnessing a surge in COVID-19 cases with the second wave of the pandemic. As of Sunday, the number of active cases stood at 11.08 lakh. This has led to a sudden spike in demand for Injection Remdesivir used in treatment of COVID patient...


PTI
April 11, 2021
Addressing the 20th foundation day of Bandhan Bank, the non-profit-turned-MFI-turned-small finance bank, on Sunday, Banerjee said there is no data and no empirical evidence anywhere to establish the ideology that getting freebies or getting free assets make the poor people lazy


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, January 26, 2021
In conversation with India Today TV, Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee discussed the economic implications of COVID-led lockdown and ways in which economic growth can be stimulated in the upcoming budget. The discussion revolved around the Oxfam report on  rising income inequality among people especially after COVID, when Indian billionaires' wealth rose by up to 35 per cent while 84 per cent households suffered some form of income loss. Watch the video for Banerjee's suggestions on bridging this income gap.


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, December 31, 2020
Six rounds of talks have taken place between the protesting farmers and the government, but a complete consensus is yet to be reached. While protesting farmers want the three laws to be scrapped permanently, the government seems to be in no mood to withdraw the reforms. Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee and Arvind Panagariya shared their views on the farm laws and the current standoff between the protesting farmers and the government.Also Read: COVID-19 pandemic hamstrung global economy in 2020; IMF estimates 4.4% contraction


BusinessToday.In
December 18, 2020
Adani Group says that the company's job is to safeguard the produce and to safely transport it to its destination. It says that they have never exploited the farmers through contract farming


BusinessToday.In
December 18, 2020
PM Modi speech: Agriculture experts, economists and progressive farmers have been demanding the farm reforms, said PM Modi to MP farmers through video conferencing


BusinessToday.In
December 15, 2020
The theme of the ASSOCHAM programme will be 'India's resilience: Atmanirbhar roadmap towards $5 trillion economy'


BusinessToday.In
December 15, 2020
Bharti Enterprises chairman Sunil Mittal has said that the company might upgrade its payments bank to SFB to attract large depositors


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