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Rashi Bisaria
New Delhi, June 11, 2021
IKEA to help suppliers in India, China, Poland transit to 100% renewable powerSwedish home furnishing retailing major IKEA on Thursday said it will launch a programme in India, Poland and China this year, helping suppliers there transit to 100 per cent renewable electricity. Under this initiative, the company would invest and support nearly 1,600 direct suppliers, IKEA said in a statement. IKEA is striving for 100 per cent renewable energy throughout the entire value chain.Centre urges Chin...


PTI
June 6, 2021
Citing a media report, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi said in the absence of a fair policy for vaccine distribution, the inequality in the Modi government's policy will give such results


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, May 20, 2021
The US President Joe Biden announced on Thursday that fully vaccinated people no longer needed to wear masks and the recommendation held true whether a person was inside the home or outside. \"I think it's a great milestone, a great day\" said Biden in a nationally televised address at the White House. Watch the video for more details.Also Read: COVID-19 crisis: Outpouring of American support to India


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
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


BusinessToday.In
April 20, 2021
ICMR chief Bhargava said they analysed the data of about 9,485 patients who have been admitted and found that the average age was 50.4 years in the first wave and 48.9 years in the second wave


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, April 19, 2021
A modified version of AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine tailored to combat a coronavirus variant first documented in South Africa could be ready by the end of 2021, an AstraZeneca official in Austria said in an interview published on Sunday; Former prime minister Manmohan Singh on Sunday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the COVID-19 crisis, stressing that ramping up vaccination was the key to battling the pandemic; China will expand digital yuan experiments to more cities, but there is no specific timetable for its official rollout. China is one of the frontrunners in the global race to launch central bank digital currencies to modernise financial systems. Watch this and more on News Blast.Also Read: Oxford University to reinfect recovered Covid-19 patients to develop better vaccines


Rashi Bisaria
New Delhi, April 15, 2021
Air India looking to hire CEOs for its subsidiaries National carrier Air India has sought applications for the post of chief executive officer (CEO) for its subsidiaries Air India Engineering Services Ltd (AIESL), Air India Airport Services Ltd (AIASL) and Alliance Air Aviation Ltd (AAAL). The selected candidates will be hired for a contract period of three years, extendable by two years based on performance.Flipkart to take over Cleartrip in distress saleFlipkart will acquire embattled t...


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, April 14, 2021
Maharashtra government has decided not to impose lockdown in the state, but strict restrictions will be in place to curb the recent surge of coronavirus cases, announced Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray; Pfizer Inc said on Tuesday it would work towards bringing the COVID-19 vaccine it developed with Germany's BioNTech to India after the government eased import rules, after withdrawing its application in February; Even though more than 780 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine have now been administered globally, the pandemic is \"a long way from over\" but it can be brought under control in months with proven public health measures, WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has said. Watch this and more news on News Blast.


BusinessToday.In
April 14, 2021
Yogi says all activities of government are being conducted normally. As coronavirus cases rise at a rapid pace in UP, other leaders have also tested positive for deadly virus. Earlier today, SP chief Akhilesh Yadav and UP minister Ashutosh Tandon also tested positive for COVID-19


BusinessToday.In
April 14, 2021
A total of 82,339 patients were discharged in the past 24 hours. As of April 14, India's total case tally stands at 1.38 crore; total recoveries 1.2 crore; active cases 13.6 lakh; and 1.72 lakh patients have died


BusinessToday.In
April 13, 2021
Maharashtra's cumulative case tally now stands at 34,58,996. In the past 24 hours, 258 people died from coronavirus infection in the state, taking the cumulative toll to 58,245


BusinessToday.In
April 12, 2021
India is now the world's second most affected country in terms of coronavirus. The US, with 3.1 crore cases stands on top, followed by India and Brazil


BusinessToday.In
April 9, 2021
Dr Vardhan says over 89 lakh healthcare workers have got the first dose and over 54 lakhs have got the second dose. As far as frontline or field level workers are concerned, over 98 lakhs got the first dose and over 45 lakhs have got the second dose, he adds


BusinessToday.In
April 9, 2021
People, who came to take the COVID-19 jab on Friday, waited outside the vaccination facilities, including Mumbai's Bandra Kurla Complex (BKC) jumbo vaccination centre after the vaccines ran out of stock


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, April 9, 2021
Following RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das' announcements on Wednesday, the apex bank notified on Thursday that it would conduct open market purchase of government securities of Rs 1 lakh crore under the G-sec Acquisition Programme (G-SAP); After a brief halt, India accelerated the work on Chabahar Port early this year and the strategic Iranian port is expected to be operational by next month; Australia and the Philippines limited use of AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine on Thursday, while the African Union dropped plans to buy the shot amid global shortages, dealing further blows to the company's hopes to deliver a vaccine for the world. Watch this and more news on News Blast.Also Read: Govt panel to probe side effects of Covishield, Covaxin vaccines


BusinessToday.In
April 9, 2021
India coronavirus update: Active cases have continued to scale up to 9,79,608 which comprise 7.5 per cent of the total infections. Likewise, coronavirus-related deaths are also accelerating as hospitals get overwhelmed


Rashi Bisaria
New Delhi, April 7, 2021
Oxford-AstraZeneca pauses COVID-19 vaccine trial in children The University of Oxford said on Tuesday it had paused a small UK trial testing the Covid-19 vaccine it developed with AstraZeneca Plc in children and teenagers, as it waits for more data on rare blood clotting issues in adults who received the shot. The trial disruption is the latest blow to the vaccine, once hailed as a milestone in the fight against the pandemic IMF raises India's growth forecast for FY22 to 12.5% Internat...


BusinessToday.In
April 6, 2021
Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain says state government will soon introduce micro containment zones to curb rising Covid tally.  These micro containment zones will be imposed in areas that have 2-3 coronavirus patients to curb COVID-19 spread


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