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Shailendra Shukla
New Delhi, May 8, 2021
India's COVID-19 cases to peak in coming days, reduce to 20,000 per day by June-end: forecastIndia's COVID-19 outbreak could peak in the coming days, according to a mathematical model readied by advisers to Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The group's projection has put them more in line with other scientists, who have also suggested a mid-May peak for the country. However, the experts are of the view that the reported numbers likely downplay the real toll because India's hospitals and cremator...


PTI
May 7, 2021
An Indian Air Force aircraft carrying 360 oxygen concentrators and three large oxygen generator plants left Ben-Gurion Airport for India on Friday afternoon


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, May 7, 2021
State-run lenders will take a lead in creation of the bad bank, but the sick asset resolution platform needs the support of private banks and other lenders to be successful, said State Bank of India Managing Director Swaminathan; India has welcomed the US support for a relaxation in the norms of the TRIPS (Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights) agreement to ensure quick and affordable access to Covid-19 vaccines and medicines for developing countries; Jindal Steel and Power Ltd (JSPL) said it has ramped up its daily oxygen supply limit to 120 tonne/day for the treatment of COVID-19 patients. Watch this and more news on News Blast.Also Read: Covid second wave to have muted impact on economy: Finance Ministry


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, May 6, 2021
India could suffer the world's biggest COVID-19 death toll even if the worst estimates are avoided, according to researchers at the Indian Institute of Science in Bangalore and the University of Washington; The country's largest carmaker Maruti Suzuki India (MSI) on Wednesday said its total production in April 2021 stood at 1,59,955 units, down 7 per cent from March this year; The US on Wednesday said the vaccine components it has supplied to India this week will enable the manufacturing of two crore doses of the Covishield vaccine. Watch this and more news on News Blast.Also Read: Pfizer share falls over 3% after US agrees to support patent waivers on Covid vaccines


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, May 4, 2021
The British government has finalised GBP 1 billion worth of trade and investment with India, creating over 6,500 jobs in Britain, ahead of the virtual summit between UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi; Berkshire Hathaway CEO and one of the world's richest men Warren Buffett stated  that if he were to step down from his post then Greb Abel is likely to be his successor. Abel, 53, currently serves as the Vice Chairman of non-insurance businesses at Berkshire Hathaway; Opposition parties have questioned the Centre on the whereabouts of those medical supplies received over the last one week. Congress has demanded transparency in the distribution of foreign aid and urged PM Modi to make public details of all relief material received by India. Watch this and more news on News Blast.Also Read: Bill and Melinda Gates agree to divide over $130 billion of assets


BusinessToday.In
May 3, 2021
Ministry says as of May 2, Centre has provided more 16.54 crore vaccine doses to states/UTs for free. Over 78 lakh doses are still available with states/UTs to be administered and over 56 lakh doses will be received in next three days


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, May 3, 2021
A total of 122 crore doses of COVID-19 vaccines would be required to vaccinate the population of 59 crore in 18-45 years age group, the Centre has said; According to the preliminary data of state-owned fuel retailers, the second wave of coronavirus sweeping the nation has pummelled fuel sales in April as local restrictions clamped to curb the spread of infection stifled demand; The Centre may ask medical students, including final-year students of MBBS, to help India battle coronavirus crisis, as per government sources, amid a shortage of healthcare personnel as India battles the second wave of Covid-19. Watch this and more on News Blast.Also Read: 'Vaccine shortage may continue till July,' says Serum CEO Adar Poonawalla


Sarthak Dogra
Noida, May 3, 2021
WhatsApp has added information related to Covid-19 vaccination centres in India to its MyGov chatbot service. WhatsApp users can easily access the information by sending a message and subsequent replies to automated messages.


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, May 1, 2021
Google has saved around $1 billion, with employees working from home amid the pandemic. The report states that Google used the savings to offset costs incurred in hiring new talent that was 'thousands' in numbers; As India is preparing to roll out COVID-19 vaccinations for every citizen in the 18-44 age bracket on May 1, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has urged people to not throng COVID-19 vaccination centres on May 1 since the national capital hasn't received sufficient doses of the vaccines; AstraZeneca said its COVID-19 vaccine contributed $275 million to first-quarter sales and shaved three cents per share from its earnings, as it posted better-than-expected results and forecast growth in the second half. Watch this and more on News Blast.Also Read: Nitin Gadkari sets highway construction target for next two years at Rs 15 lakh cr


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, April 29, 2021
Serum Institute of India has decided to reduce the price of its coronavirus vaccine Covishield to Rs 300 from the earlier rate of Rs 400; Within three hours of commencement of registration for 18-44 years age group, more than 80 lakh people registered themselves on the CoWin portal for COVID-19 vaccination; Credit rating agency S&P Global said on Wednesday the second wave of COVID-19 infections in India could impede the country's economic recovery and expose other nations to further waves of outbreaks. Watch this and more news on News Blast. Watch: How double masking can reduce the chances of getting infectedAlso Watch: Can India overtake China to become a factory to the world?Watch More: Groww to launch derivatives, US stock investment soon; insurance, lending in pipeline


PB Jayakumar
April 26, 2021
World Health Organisation (WHO)'s data on 'Landscape of candidate vaccines in clinical development' says a total of 91 vaccine candidates have reached the clinical development stage


PTI
April 26, 2021
During the six-week trial, workers were given a povidone-iodine throat spray, which can be bought off the counter, and oral hydroxychloroquine, which requires a prescription


BusinessToday.In
April 25, 2021
This month's 'Mann Ki Baat' address comes amid the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic as daily fresh COVID-19 cases have been on an increase every day for the past few weeks


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, April 24, 2021
FMCG major Nestle India on Friday apologised for wrongly depicting Manipur's Keibul Lamjao National Park location in Meghalaya on the packaging of its KitKat chocolate after objection by authorities from the state government; Facebook Inc said on Thursday it was taking steps to incorporate direct feedback from users to arrange their News Feed as per their preference; Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies suffered hefty losses on Friday on concern that U.S. President Joe Biden's plan to raise capital gains taxes will curb investment in digital assets. Watch this and more on News Blast.Also Read: Covishield price row: Centre says will procure vaccine at Rs 150, provide for free to states


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, April 23, 2021
The agriculture reforms undertaken by the Indian government, which are facing opposition from farmers, can increase the country's economic growth if implementation risks are addressed, Fitch Ratings said on Thursday; Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday said the industry is in recovery mode and several Budget proposals are on course, including disinvestment, despite a fresh wave of coronavirus infections and local lockdowns; The Delhi High Court on Thursday dismissed pleas by social media platforms, Facebook and WhatsApp, challenging India's competition regulator CCI's order directing a probe into WhatsApp's new privacy policy. Watch this and more news on News Blast. Also watch | Can India overtake China to become a factory to the world?


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, April 22, 2021
Bharat Biotech's COVID-19 vaccine has shown an overall interim clinical efficacy of 78 per cent and 100 per cent efficacy against severe COVID-19 disease; Putting tremendous pressure on the nation's medical infrastructure, the latest surge in COVID-19 cases has driven up the demand for medical oxygen, a critical commodity in treating the respiratory ailment; At the current pace of vaccination against coronavirus, India would need another 8 years and 9 months to inoculate 70 per cent of its entire population, a threshold required to achieve herd immunity. Watch this and more news on News Blast. Read | COVID-19: Tips from psychologists to cope in these uncertain timesAlso Read | AUMs of Indian Mutual Fund industry decreases 0.5% m-o-m


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, April 21, 2021
Congress leader P Chidambaram on Tuesday slammed the government over its revised vaccine policy.  Chidambaram stated that the new vaccine policy is 'heartless' and 'lacks vision'; To support vaccination campaigns in India and across the globe, Bharat Biotech has ramped up the manufacturing capacity of its COVID-19 vaccine, Covaxin, to 700 million doses per annum, the vaccine maker said on Tuesday; Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday, April 20, said that there should be absolute trust between the industry and the government to support growth in the wake of the COVID-19 situation in the country. Watch this and more on News Blast.Also Read: 22 patients die in Nashik hospital after oxygen leak from tanker


Aprajita Sharma
April 20, 2021
The Sensex crashed 10 per cent as of Tuesday's closing from its all-time high of 52,516.76 hit on February 16. The Nifty is down nearly 6 per cent to 14,296.40 from its peak


BusinessToday.In
April 20, 2021
In a tweet, Gandhi said, \"After experiencing mild symptoms, I've just tested positive for COVID.\"


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, April 20, 2021
In the view of the rising COVID-19 cases in the country, the government on Monday announced that from May 1 everyone above the age of 18 years would be eligible to get the vaccination against the virus; British finance minister Rishi Sunak told the Bank of England on Monday to look at the case for a new \"Britcoin\", or central bank-backed digital currency, aimed at tackling some of the challenges posed by cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin; NASA has successfully flown a small helicopter on Mars. The American space agency's miniature robot chopper called 'Ingenuity' was airborne for less than a minute early on Monday, April 19. Watch this and more news on News Blast.Also Read: 40 plus more vulnerable in 2nd Covid-19 wave, shows data


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