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Centre may buy over 300 million Covishield doses by July 2021: Adar Poonawalla

Pune-based Serum Institute of India has partnered with Oxford University and pharma giant AstraZeneca for the vaccine candidate Covidshield.

28 Nov 2020 9:58 pm
Ready to talk: As angry farmers camp at Delhi borders, Home Minister Amit Shah reaches out

Amit Shah has urged the agitating farmers to reach the place designated by the Delhi Police. He said that the Government of India will talk to them there.

28 Nov 2020 9:03 pm
When will India get coronavirus vaccine? PM Modi looks for answer in whirlwind review; details here

Scientists expressed joy over PM Modi meeting them face to face in order to boost their morale at the crucial juncture.

28 Nov 2020 8:45 pm
Covid-19: What leads to bitcoin surge during pandemic period?

From around $7,000 on January 1, 2020 to around $17,000 on November 27, 2020, bitcoin has surged during the Covid-19 pandemic.

28 Nov 2020 6:58 pm
IIM CAT 2020: 2,27, 835 students to appear; here are rules for candidates

Candidates need to report at the test centre by 7 am for the first session, 11 am for the afternoon session and 3 pm for the evening session

28 Nov 2020 5:47 pm
Paytm to not charge any fee on wallet payments for merchants; move to benefit 1.70 crore merchants

Paytm said that its move to allow merchants to receive unlimited payments through Paytm Wallet will provide them with a single point of reconciliation for all their payments

28 Nov 2020 5:09 pm
How the online gaming industry is playing the game of laws

The courts and governmental agencies are trying to analyse the existing legal framework around online gaming and introduce the necessary changes

28 Nov 2020 4:38 pm
EPS 1995: Jeevan Praman Patra last date extended; submit Life Certificate for pension till February

Jeevan Praman Patra: The Employees Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) has extended the time limit for submission of Jeevan Praman Patra (Life Certificate) up to 28th February 2021.

28 Nov 2020 4:26 pm
Highest FDI inflows to India coming from Singapore and USA; software sector biggest beneficiary

Historically, FDI equity inflows have been largely concentrated towards the services sector, accounting for 16.85% of the total inflows into India between April 2000 and September 2020.

28 Nov 2020 4:02 pm
Shiv Sena has left Hindutva, its with Congress which backs Gupkar Declaration: Devendra Fadnavis

This is the second time in a week the former chief minister has targeted Uddhav Thackerey's Sena on Hindutva. On Wednesday, Fadnavis targeted Shiv Sena over its soft stand on Love Jihad.

28 Nov 2020 3:32 pm
Coronavirus: High levels of particulate matter can influence the severity of Covid-19 infection, finds study

Studies conducted on the Covid-situation in Italy and France suggest the virus was present in the air even by the end of 2019 but the sharp increase in number was recorded only during the spring of 2020.

28 Nov 2020 3:31 pm
Burj Khalifa-sized asteroid is heading towards Earth! No, you need not worry about apocalypse, heres why

This asteroid was discovered in the year 2000 and is 800 m high and 500 m in diameter

28 Nov 2020 3:24 pm
India to host SCO meet next week: Trade, economic cooperation to be the focus

This will be the first time that India is hosting a meeting of the body since it became a full member in 2017 and the agenda is focused on the trade and economic agenda of the grouping.

28 Nov 2020 2:54 pm
Coronavirus: How Delhi is getting ready for vaccination as race for Covid-19 vaccine reaches last lap

Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain assured Delhiites that the entire population can be vaccinated in a few weeks

28 Nov 2020 12:54 pm
Post Office Savings Account: Minimum Rs 500 must after after 12 days!

Post Office Savings Account holders need to maintain a minimum balance to avoid paying maintenance charges from next month.

28 Nov 2020 12:35 pm
Farmers protest reaches Delhi: Who stands where on agitation and farm bills

Dilli Chalo protest march: The Centre has on many occasions assured the farmers of MSP but protesters have refused to buy into it and have now intensified their agitation.

28 Nov 2020 12:34 pm
Facebook partners with Sony Pictures Networks India; brings exclusive content from India Tour of Australia

Match highlights, in-play moments with best catches, best wickets, and man of the match amongst others will feature on Sony Sports Indias Facebook page

28 Nov 2020 12:20 pm
FPI investment crosses Rs 60,000 cr in November; will they pump in more or start pulling away now?

Improving macroeconomic data, reopening of the economy, global liquidity, and an increased appetite for equities is what is pulling these foreign investors towards India.

28 Nov 2020 12:07 pm
No Income Tax on life insurance policies of 10 or more years, ICAI recommends Modi govt

Income Tax on Life Insurance policies: ICAI has recommended the Union government to make all life insurance policies with a policy term of 10 years or more exempt from tax.

28 Nov 2020 11:57 am
How silent e-commerce is already underway in India

With over 560 million Indians connected online and over 400 million WhatsApp users in India, there is a huge micro-ecommerce evolution that is already underway

28 Nov 2020 10:50 am
Will Sensex, Nifty set new all time highs next week? Burger King IPO, MPC among things to watch for

A volatile week saw Sensex and Nifty reach fresh all-time highs and correct strongly from there. Will the volatility carry on next week or will GDP numbers aid the positive momentum?

28 Nov 2020 10:41 am
Farmers Protest in Delhi Live: Heavy deployment at Tikri border as protesters refuse to move to Burari

Farmers Protest in Delhi Live Updates, Farmers March Live News: The farmers have been demanding the Centre to either withdraw the farm laws or insert the clause of guaranteed minimum support price (MSP) in the acts.

28 Nov 2020 10:28 am
Covid Vaccine in India Live: PM Modi reviews progress in Ahmedabad, to visit Hyderabad, Pune soon

Covid 19 Vaccine progress in India Live Updates: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is on a three-city tour today to review the progress of Covid-19 vaccine development in India.

28 Nov 2020 10:08 am
New high: Cash register ring

The single-day turnover has taken the average traded valu at the NSE to Rs 66,864 crore, higher than previous daily average turnover o Rs 61,385 crore made in June 2020.

28 Nov 2020 9:39 am
Data drive: Slight respite in infection growth

Although daily infections have been falling and have stayed below 45,000 in the last week,the Centre has released stricter guidelines for the next reopening.

28 Nov 2020 9:02 am
Fiscal deficit: Government spending picks up in October

The Centre's budget spending in October rose 9.5% on year, after 26% decline seen in September and the budget estimate of 13.2% annual spending growth for FY21.

28 Nov 2020 8:31 am
Prime time: Bollywood streaming paying off

The OTT firm is gearing up to launch a diverse slate of India originals in the coming years

28 Nov 2020 8:19 am
Back on track? At minus 7.5%, economy looks better than expected

A contraction in nominal GDP narrowed sharply to 4% in the September quarter from a record 22.6% in the previous three months.

28 Nov 2020 8:00 am
CPSEs: Centre for m-cap, asset monetisation goals in MoUs

The staff of CPSEs which are around 250 now may lose on their performance related pay (PRP), if the firms fail to meet the goals on M-cap and monetisation.

28 Nov 2020 7:30 am
Covid-19: Will the promise of vaccines match the promos?

Science by press release may be good for value of developers stocks, but regulatory approvals & public-health use require rigorously gathered, honestly reported data

28 Nov 2020 7:00 am
McKinsey Report: Chilling news for India on global warming

McKinsey report paints a dire climate picture for India which it cant escape without coordinated global action

28 Nov 2020 6:30 am
COVID-19 Vaccine: Learn from AstraZeneca lapses

Tighten trial, manufacturing oversight and regulatory scrutiny

28 Nov 2020 6:00 am
PCIs directive on foreign contents and its chilling effect on media freedom

The chilling effect this is likely to have on a free media doesnt bode well for a healthy democracy.

28 Nov 2020 5:30 am
Remembering Faqir Chand Kohli, father of Indian IT

Under FC Kohli, often described as the Henry Ford of IT services, TCS moved software development from an artisan-like activity to the industrial assembly line of a software factory

28 Nov 2020 5:00 am
Analyst Corner: Maintain buy on Tata Power with increased TP of Rs 73

Execution is key to unlocking value. On our sum-of-the-parts valuation, our current fair value TP is INR73 (implying 22% upside) but contingent on the company executing its stated strategy.

28 Nov 2020 4:00 am
Markets mark longest weekly gaining streak since July

Significant gainers on the Nifty were Tata Motors, Asian Paints, HeromotoCorp, Divis Laboratories and Bajaj Auto, up by 2.82%, 2.01%, 2%, 1.8% and 1.31%.

28 Nov 2020 3:30 am
Morbi clock makers want Gujarat govt to set up toy park in town

Apart from Gujarat, states like Uttar Pradesh, Karnataka and Rajasthan are mulling dedicated toy parks. The Gujarat Industrial Development Corporation (GIDC) is already in the process of conducting a feasibility study for such a project.

28 Nov 2020 3:15 am
Engineers India Rating: Buy- Q2FY21 showing was better than expected

Consultancy margins were strong; FY21/22e EPS up 10/9%; Numaligarh is an overhang; TP revised to Rs 97

28 Nov 2020 3:00 am
Axis Bank Rating: Buy- Growth outlook has improved for bank

Festive season was better than expected; provisions higher than peers despite similar trends; TP raised to Rs 700; Buy maintained

28 Nov 2020 2:45 am
Farmers allowed to enter Delhi, allotted site for peaceful protest

The decision may help build a conducive atmosphere in the next round of talks slated for December 3. However, some farmers organisations have decided to stay on the Delhi-Karnal highway and are likely to reach Delhi on Saturday.

28 Nov 2020 2:15 am
Burger King looks to raise Rs 810 crore via IPO

The book running lead managers to the issue are Kotak Mahindra Capital Company, CLSA India, Edelweiss Financial Services, and JM Financial

28 Nov 2020 2:00 am
Let us declare NPAs, banks to Supreme Court; govt pleads against sector-specific relief

Meanwhile, the SC disposed of various petitions filed by individual borrowers who had expressed their satisfaction on the measures taken by the Centre to redress their grievances, including waiver of interest on loan instalments.

28 Nov 2020 1:45 am
Bengaluru key growth driver, share from other markets to rise in 2-3 years: JC Sharma, vice-chairman and MD, Sobha

Volumes from markets other than Bengaluru should keep improving in the foreseeable future at a faster pace on a lower base, while Bengaluru will grow on a higher base, but at a lower pace.

28 Nov 2020 1:30 am
FY21 GDP: Q2 data signal upside potential to forecasts, says CEA KV Subramanian

Maintaining that he is cautiously optimistic, the CEA highlighted that this caution is warranted in light of the fact that the economic contraction is primarily driven by the pandemic.

28 Nov 2020 1:15 am
DHFL: Lenders open to consideration of bids in the third round

Lenders have also specified evaluation mechanism for the resolution applicants who have already submitted bids in the third round and will submit bids in the fourth round as well.

28 Nov 2020 1:00 am
Write-down of LVB bonds may hit private-sector tier-II issuances

Earlier this year, Yes Banks AT-I bonds worth Rs 8,415 crore were written down to zero under the scheme for reconstruction of the bank.

28 Nov 2020 12:45 am
Long-term policies, awareness to help penetration of motor insurance

In the general insurance industry, we deal with large number of transactions, and that is one of the reasons we, as an industry, have been going digital at a faster pace.

28 Nov 2020 12:30 am
Who is Suvendu Adhikari? Why his fallout with Mamata Banerjee matters for TMC

Suvendu's exit from the TMC would be the biggest blow for Mamata Banerjee. So far, he has resigned as minister but continues to be the MLA and in TMC. Senior TMC leader and MP Saugata Ray confirmed that Suvendu has not resigned from the party and will not go to Delhi.

27 Nov 2020 9:04 pm
COVID-19: Maharashtra extends lockdown restrictions till December 31

The development comes days after the government allowed the reopening of temples and other religious places of worship.

27 Nov 2020 8:57 pm
BJP nominates Sushil Modi as its candidate for Rajya Sabha bypoll

The development comes days after Sushil Modi was denied a cabinet birth in the newly formed state government.

27 Nov 2020 8:30 pm