Sensex, Nifty Muted As Virus Cases Near 5.5 Million; HCL Tech Jumps

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BENGALURU: Indian shares were muted on Monday as gains in pharma and IT stocks helped offset losses in other sectors, while surging domestic cases of the novel coronavirus and the passage of a contentious farm bill by lawmakers kept investors cautious. The Nifty IT index rose 1.5% and was the top gainer among sectors, … Read more Sensex, Nifty Muted As Virus Cases Near 5.5 Million; HCL Tech Jumps

India Gives $250 Million To Covid-19 Hit Maldives

India Gives $250 Million To Covid-19 Hit Maldives

India has provided financial assistance of $250 million to the Maldives. Male: India has provided financial assistance of $250 million to the Maldives to help it mitigate the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Indian embassy in Male said on Sunday. The grant, provided under the most favourable terms possible, was in response to … Read more India Gives $250 Million To Covid-19 Hit Maldives

India's Covid Deaths Per Million Population Among Lowest In World: Centre

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States have been supported with logistics, funding and technical guidance, minister Choubey said. New Delhi: The overall number of cases and deaths per million population due to COVID-19 in the country is low compared to similarly affected countries, Minister of State for Health Ashwini Kumar Choubey told Rajya Sabha on Sunday. Noting that there are … Read more India's Covid Deaths Per Million Population Among Lowest In World: Centre

Foreign Exchange Reserves Down By $353 Million To $541.66 Billion: RBI

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After touching a life-time high in the previous week, the country”s foreign exchange reserves declined by $353 million to $541.660 billion in the week ended September 11, according to the Reserve Bank data. In the previous week ended September 4, the reserves had increased by $582 million to a record high of $542.013 billion. During … Read more Foreign Exchange Reserves Down By $353 Million To $541.66 Billion: RBI

Forex Reserves Down by $353 Million to $541.66 Billion: RBI Data

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After touching a life-time high in the previous week, the country’s foreign exchange reserves declined by $353 million to $541.660 billion in the week ended September 11, according to the Reserve Bank data. In the previous week ended September 4, the reserves had increased by $582 million to a record high of $542.013 billion. … Read more Forex Reserves Down by $353 Million to $541.66 Billion: RBI Data

Around Five Million UK Jobs Still Furloughed At End Of July, Government Says

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LONDON: Around 5 million British jobs remained fully or partly on furlough at the end of July, down from a peak of just under 9 million but still leaving millions of workers facing uncertainty with the scheme due to be wound up at the end of next month. Provisional tax data released on Friday … Read more Around Five Million UK Jobs Still Furloughed At End Of July, Government Says

Moderna sees 20 million doses of Covid-19 vaccine candidate by year end

Moderna had enrolled 25,296 participants out of a planned 30,000 in its late-stage study as of Wednesday.

Moderna Inc said on Friday it was on track to produce 20 million doses of its experimental coronavirus vaccine by the end of the year, while maintaining its goal of readying 500 million to 1 billion doses in 2021. Vaccines and treatments are seen as essential in controlling the Covid-19 pandemic that has shown no … Read more Moderna sees 20 million doses of Covid-19 vaccine candidate by year end

UN Asks Billionaires For Help As 270 Million People Face Starvation

UN Asks Billionaires For Help As 270 Million People Face Starvation

UN food chief David Beasley says they need $4.9 billion to feed some 30 million people. United Nations: UN food chief David Beasley called on the world’s billionaires on Thursday to step up to help save some 30 million people he said are at risk of dying if they don’t receive help from the World … Read more UN Asks Billionaires For Help As 270 Million People Face Starvation

Romanian Police recover books worth $3.2 million, stolen from a London warehouse…

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Police in Romania have uncovered a trove of “irreplaceable” books including first editions of works by Galileo Galilei and Isaac Newton that were stolen in a sophisticated 2017 heist from a warehouse in London, police and the European Union’s judicial cooperation agency said Friday. The stash of some 200 rare and valuable books was discovered … Read more Romanian Police recover books worth $3.2 million, stolen from a London warehouse…

Coronavirus Live Updates: Global Coronavirus Cases Surpass 30 Million

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India is only next to the United States, which has a caseload of around 66 lakh (Representational) New Delhi: Global coronavirus cases exceeded 30 million on Thursday, as the World Health Organization warned of “alarming rates of transmission” across Europe and cautioned against shortening quarantine periods. Since COVID-19 was first detected in Wuhan, China, late … Read more Coronavirus Live Updates: Global Coronavirus Cases Surpass 30 Million