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BusinessToday.In
June 16, 2021
RBI article says Indian economy has resilience and fundamentals to bounce back from pandemic and unshackle itself from pre-existing cyclical and structural hindrances


PTI
June 16, 2021
\"Symptomatic cases were significantly higher at 28.7 per cent in the second wave (111/387), compared to the first wave (162/1143) when the proportion was 14.2 per cent,\" the apex research body said


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, June 16, 2021
The Delta variant of Covid-19 has further mutated into Delta Plus variant. While the former was responsible for the brutal second wave of the virus, Delta Plus is not yet a variant of concern according to health officials in India. Experts in India explain why mutations happen and why vaccination is necessary. Watch the video for more.Also Read: COVID-19: New 'Delta plus' variant of SARS-CoV-2 emerges; all you need to know


BusinessToday.In
June 16, 2021
The programme will create skilled non-medical healthcare workers to fill the present and future needs of manpower in the health sector.


Reuters
June 16, 2021
When a devastating second wave of the pandemic peaked in India during April and May, the numbers of people aged between 25 and 35 buying term insurance was 30% higher than in the previous three months combined


BusinessToday.In
June 16, 2021
In a video that has since gone viral, Ronaldo during the press conference after UEFA Euro 2020 match against Hungary on Tuesday, can be seen taking his seat, sliding the bottles far away from himself, picking the water bottled placed in front and saying \"agua\"


PTI
June 16, 2021
Rahul Arora, head of office leasing advisory, JLL India, said the year 2021 started on a strong note with net absorption of 5.5 million sq ft of office space across seven cities during January-March quarter


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, June 15, 2021
India's retail inflation has spiked sharply to 6.3 per cent in May after easing to 4.23 per cent in April, as per data released by the government on Monday. Retail inflation, measured by the Consumer Price Index (CPI), has jumped primarily due to higher food and fuel prices. It has breached the Reserve Bank of India's target range of 2-6 per cent for the first time in five months. Experts have expressed concern about higher inflation and the second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic, which has severely impacted lower and middle-income families. Watch the video for more.Also Read: Retail inflation rise in May likely to cause RBI to 'revisit focus on growth risks', says Oxford


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, June 15, 2021
In May, the WHO tagged B.1.617.2 strain as the 'Delta' variant of SARS-CoV-2. The variant was identified as one of the drivers of the second wave of coronavirus infections that devastated parts of the country earlier this year. The 'Delta' variant has further mutated to form the 'Delta plus' or 'AY.1' variant. Initial data suggests that the Delta plus variant shows signs of resistance against the monoclonal antibody cocktail treatment that was recently authorised by the Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO). However, scientists say there is no immediate cause for concern since the prevalence of this new variant is still low in India.Also Read: COVID-19: New 'Delta plus' variant of SARS-CoV-2 emerges; all you need to know


PTI
June 15, 2021
\"The bank is working on an operating model for remote working options for certain roles and hybird employment formats which will offer greater flexibility to employees,\" Bank of Baroda said


PTI
June 15, 2021
The government also said that a sharp decline of 78 per cent has been noted since the highest reported weekly Covid case positivity rate of 21.4 per cent, which was recorded between May 4 and 10 during the second wave


BusinessToday.In
June 15, 2021
Spinny was valued at $350 million in its last funding round in April in which it raised $65 million from investors like General Catalyst and Think Investments


PTI
June 15, 2021
\"Unlocking is happening but the coronavirus is among us and will continue to remain. In such a situation, continue to follow safety rules and get the vaccine as soon as possible,\" Rahul Gandhi said


BusinessToday.In
June 15, 2021
The Education Ministry had advocated for a common entrance test in its National Education Policy (NEP) and is actively pursuing this scheme


BusinessToday.In
June 15, 2021
According to initial reports, this new Delta plus variant has shown signs of resistance against the monoclonal antibody cocktail treatment which was recently approved by the Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO)


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, June 14, 2021
Former RBI Governor D Subbarao has expressed concerns over \"extreme unevenness\" in economic recovery and \"sharpening inequalities\" between upper-income segments and lower-income households in the country; As the second wave of COVID-19 pandemic subsides, the Centre has launched 'Project O2 for India' to step up production of medical oxygen to meet the potential increase in demand due to further waves of the pandemic; Reliance Power on Sunday said its board has approved the preferential issue of shares and warrants of up to Rs 1,325 crore to promoter company Reliance Infrastructure Ltd (RInfra). Watch this and more on News Blast.Also Read: 'I accept current fuel prices are problematic,' Dharmendra Pradhan


Shailendra Shukla
New Delhi, June 14, 2021
G7 summit: PM Modi calls for reform of multilateral institutionsAddressing the outreach sessions of the G7 summit on the second day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi called for the reform of multilateral institutions as the best signal of commitment to the cause of open societies. In the session on open societies, PM Modi said democracy and freedom are a part of India's civilizational ethos and shared the concern expressed by several leaders that open societies are particularly vulnerable to dis...


Reuters
June 14, 2021
Honeywell said its researchers will collaborate with Indian scientists to test and validate suitability of adsorbents for oxygen production in India


BusinessToday.In
June 14, 2021
IndiGo chief Ronojoy Dutta said that there is no 'ifs and buts' about the third wave. He stated that doctors have been warning about the next wave, and it is likely to come around November-December


PTI
June 14, 2021
In a virtual address at an inaugural outreach session of the summit, Prime Minister Narendra Modi sought the support of the grouping to lift patent protections for COVID-19 vaccines


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