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COVID-19: What should I know about the delta variant?

Its not yet clear if the delta variant makes people sicker. But experts say it spreads more easily because of mutations that make it better at latching onto cells in our bodies.

3 Aug 2021 8:37 pm
Bill Melinda Gates Foundation | A look at some facts about worlds largest charitable organization

As Bill Gates and Melinda French Gates get officially divorced, a look at the Bill Melinda Gates Foundation the largest charitable organization in the world-- and what the couples separation may mean for it.

3 Aug 2021 8:36 pm
Calling It Off | Some of the most talked about divorces in recent times

As Bill Gate and Melinda French officially got divorced, let#39;s take a look at some of the most talked about divorces in recent times.

3 Aug 2021 7:29 pm
Delhi registers 50 COVID-19 cases, 4 fatalities in a day; positivity rate 0.08%

With 65 recoveries in a day, the city currently has 519 active cases, down from 538 a day ago.

3 Aug 2021 6:38 pm
Exclusive: Tiger may back OfBusiness at $3 billion valuation

OfBusiness, founded in 2015 by former McKinsey executive and venture capitalist Asish Mohapatra, lends via a non-banking finance company (NBFC) to small and medium enterprises which have a turnover between Rs 20-Rs 200 crore.

3 Aug 2021 6:35 pm
In Pics | China#39;s space propaganda blitz endures at slick new planetarium

The planetarium features working telescopes and a range of interactive exhibits on the origins of the universe and history of astronomy, including Chinese-speaking versions of Copernicus and other luminaries explaining their theoretical breakthroughs.

3 Aug 2021 6:26 pm
Nuvoco Vistas Corporation#39;s Rs 5,000 crore IPO opens on August 9; price band, lot size to be announced tomorrow

Nuvoco is the fifth largest cement company in India and the largest cement company in East India in terms of capacity.

3 Aug 2021 6:25 pm
Godrej Properties#39; sales bookings in Q1FY22 drop 68% due to second wave of COVID-19

In the last fiscal year, Godrej Properties clocked sales bookings of a record Rs 6,725 crore, which was the highest among all listed real estate entities.

3 Aug 2021 6:14 pm
Technical View: Nifty tops 16,000 to form large bullish candle, MACD gives a buy signal

Traders should make use of mild weakness to go long by placing a stop below 15,900 and look for an initial target of 16,300, Mazhar Mohammad of has said

3 Aug 2021 6:10 pm
Tokyo Olympics 2020 |Brazil beat Mexico on penalties to reach soccer final

Brazil went close to settling the match inside 90 minutes when Richarlison struck the post with a glancing header in the 82nd minute.

3 Aug 2021 6:10 pm
Change in ranking: ICICI Bank now second largest financial firm in terms of m-cap after HDFC Bank

The overall market capitalisation of BSE-listed firms jumped to Rs 240 lakh crore from Rs 237.7 lakh crore in the previous session, making investors richer by Rs 2.3 lakh crore in a single day.

3 Aug 2021 5:59 pm
After The Bell: What should investors do on Wednesday as Nifty zooms past 16,100?

The Nifty has to hold above 16,000 to witness an up move towards 16,250 then 16,400, while on the downside, support is at 16,000 then 15,900, say experts

3 Aug 2021 5:29 pm
Story in Chart | Nifty @16000 is part of broad-based market rally

Nifty 50s market cap share remains at around 53 percent as the overall market cap has grown thanks to new listings and rally in other shares

3 Aug 2021 5:22 pm
Gainers Losers: 10 stocks that moved most on August 3

The Sensex and the Nifty gained almost 2 percent each as improving macroeconomic data and positive global cues boosted investors risk appetite

3 Aug 2021 5:02 pm
Explained: Lok Sabha passes Essential Defence Services Bill, 2021; All you need to know

The Bill empowers the central government to prohibit strike and lockouts in any industrial establishment or unit engaged in essential defence services.

3 Aug 2021 4:50 pm
PepsiCo to sell Tropicana, other juices, in $3.3 billion deal

PepsiCo will have a 39% non-controlling stake in a newly formed joint venture in the deal with PAI Partners.

3 Aug 2021 4:50 pm
Sensex, Nifty rise almost 2% in a day, is there more steam left in the market?

The Sensex hit its fresh all-time high of 53,887.98 and the Nifty made a fresh peak of 16,146.90 in intraday trade

3 Aug 2021 4:47 pm
Nifty crosses 16,000: What should equity fund investors do now?

Many stocks are priced to perfection, and there are macro risks investors cannot ignore. Retail investors must stick to their asset allocation pattern and rebalance if necessary.

3 Aug 2021 4:41 pm
Movers Shakers: Stocks that moved the most as Nifty surged from 13,000 to 16,000

Equity markets brushed aside the lockdown fears as top names including auto and financial stocks led the surge in investors#39; wealth.

3 Aug 2021 4:39 pm
Taking Stock: Nifty scales Mt 16k, Sensex zooms 872 points; investors#39; wealth rises by over Rs 2 lakh crore

The average market capitalisations of BSE listed companies rose from Rs 237.74 lakh crore on August 2 to Rs 240 lakh crore on August 3

3 Aug 2021 4:20 pm
National sports hockey gets advertisers attention as teams make a mark in Tokyo Olympics

While the talks are still going on with brands, everyone#39;s waiting for the semifinal match which is scheduled for August 4 where the Indian women#39;s hockey team will be pitted against Argentina.

3 Aug 2021 4:11 pm
Tokyo Olympics 2020 |Sailing: Giles Scott rules the waves for Britain with final Finn gold medal

Not since 1996 has a non-Briton emerged victorious in the class, which demands both physical strength and plenty of sailing skill to plot a course to gold.

3 Aug 2021 4:08 pm
Olympics 2021: Politicians squabble over Indiastiny gains

The success of the Indian men#39;s and women#39;s hockey teams and P.V. Sindhu, and the medal prospects ofLovlina Borgohainhave started awar of words and set into motion a bunch of ludicrous claims.

3 Aug 2021 4:00 pm
Rakesh Jhunjhunwala to invest Rs 31 crore in Raghav Productivity Enhancers, shares locked in 5% upper circuit

The company said it would issue and allot 6 lakh CCDs to Rakesh Jhunjhunwala by way of preferential allotment on a private placement basis, having a face value of Rs 515.

3 Aug 2021 3:35 pm
Mumbai records sharpest increase in data centre capacity in Asia Pacific region with total supply of 753 MW

Expansion in other markets in India, notably Chennai, is gaining attention

3 Aug 2021 3:16 pm
Nifty at 16,000: Shankar Sharma warns investors against getting greedy, says stay light

Investors should control their greed and keep positions well spread out instead of getting boxed into a corner, says Sharma

3 Aug 2021 3:01 pm
India#39;s peak power demand hits new record of 200570 MW in July

The country witnessed the highest ever demand for power at 12:01 hours on July 7, 2021. This demand of 200570 MW was 17.6 percent higher than 170545 MW in July 2020 (on 2nd at 22:21 hours), a power ministry statement said.

3 Aug 2021 2:53 pm
Inefficient ration delivery systems since Independence did not fully benefit poor: Modi

Over the years, food storage kept increasing, but starvation and malnutrition did not decrease in that ratio, Modi said, after a virtual interaction with the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana (PM-GKAY) beneficiaries in Gujarat.

3 Aug 2021 2:49 pm
REITs and InvITs: Paving the way for a new era of investments

On August 2, markets regulator Sebi reduced the minimum application value of REITs and InvITs, and revised trading lot to one unit for these emerging investment instruments to make them attractive for retail investors.

3 Aug 2021 2:48 pm
Delhi approves policy for providing incentives to private sector to set up oxygen plants

Approved Medical Oxy Prodn Promotion Policy. It provides several incentives to pvt sector to set up oxy prodn plants, invest in Oxy tankers n set up oxy storage facilities. This will help improving oxy availability in Del which became a huge bottleneck in handling last Covid wave (sic), Kejriwal tweeted.

3 Aug 2021 2:47 pm
Jobs, jobs, jobs: Hiring by Indian IT companies touches 5 year high

The most sought-after professionals are data scientists, for whom there are 1 lakh jobs open, as well as full stack engineers, cybersecurity professionals, cloud architects, and artificial intelligence experts.

3 Aug 2021 2:37 pm
Bank of India Q1 net profit falls 15% to Rs 720 crore

The bank had posted a net profit of Rs 843.60 crore in the year-ago period.

3 Aug 2021 2:37 pm
PNB never objected to housing finance arms deal with Carlyle deal, only asked it to follow SEBI directions: MD CEO

CS Mallikarjuna Rao says the bank will follow whatever directions are issued by the appellate tribunal. In an announcement on May 31, PNBHFL had said that Carlyle Group, its affiliates, existing investors, and Puris family investment vehicle will invest up to Rs 4,000 crore in the housing finance firm.

3 Aug 2021 2:16 pm
Free ration helping lakhs of poor amid coronavirus pandemic: PM Narendra Modi

Free ration is being distributed to lakhs of families under the scheme and it has helped lessen the worries of poor during the pandemic, Modi said, during a virtual interaction with beneficiaries of the food security scheme.

3 Aug 2021 2:08 pm
Apax Partners-promoted IPO-bound Healthium Medtech acquires Gelatin Sponge business of SGK Labs

Healthium aims to further expand the market access of this brand using its wide network of hospitals across India. Moneycontrol had earlier reported that the firm was looking to raise $300 mn to $400 mn via an IPO, targeting a valuation of around a $1bn.

3 Aug 2021 2:08 pm