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Cyclone Gulab makes landfall in Andhra Pradesh; Odisha experiences light rain

Cyclone Gulab makes landfall in Andhra Pradesh; Odisha experiences light rain

By Administrator_India Capital Sands Odisha experienced light to moderate rainfall as cyclone Gulab made landfall at a place in Andhra Pradesh, about 95 kilometres from Gopalpur in the state where a large number of people have been evacuated as a precautionary measure, officials said. The wind speed of the cyclone is much less in Odisha …

Ganesh Chaturthi 2021: Public celebration banned in these states

Ganesh Chaturthi 2021: Public celebration banned in these states

By Administrator_India Capital Sands Amid the fears of a possible COVID-19 third wave, some states have banned public celebration of Ganesh Chaturthi to prevent large gatherings. Maharashtra The Maharashtra government has now prohibited any physical ‘darshan’ of Ganesh idols or entry into Ganpati Mandals (associations) during the festival, which is usually celebrated on a large …

Expo 2020 Dubai: India to feature its march to become $5 tn economy, fightback against COVID-19

Expo 2020 Dubai: India to feature its march to become $5 tn economy, fightback against COVID-19

By Administrator_India Capital Sands The Indian pavilion at the Expo 2020 Dubai will feature the country’s fightback against COVID-19 and its emergence as a global business hub presenting huge opportunities for the world, according to the Ministry of Commerce and Industry. The Dubai Expo, which runs from October 1, 2021, to March 31, 2022, will …

Canada to extend ban on arriving passenger flights from India

US-India flights to take longer after Afghanistan's airspace shuts

By Administrator_India Capital Sands Canada will extend its ban on arriving passenger flights from India to September 21 because of the risks posed by COVID-19, the federal transport ministry said in a statement. The ban was first imposed on April 22 and has already been rolled over several times. The measure does not apply to …

Retail inflation eases slightly to 6.26%, remains above RBI’s comfort level

Inflation pullback boosts RBI's easy money policy before Oct policy meeting

By Administrator_India Capital Sands India’s retail inflation eased marginally to 6.26 per cent in June from 6.30 per cent in the previous month owing to moderation in rural inflation, even as it remained above the upper range of the Reserve Bank of India’s (RBI’s) 2-6 per cent target for the second straight month, the official data showed …

Dilip Kumar, legendary actor, passes away at 98

Dilip Kumar, legendary actor, passes away at 98

By Administrator_India Capital Sands Legendary actor Mohammed Yusuf Khan, known professionally as Dilip Kumar, passed away on July 7 due to prolonged illness. He was 98 years old. The news of Kumar’s demise was confirmed by Dr. Jalil Parkar, the pulmonologist treating the actor at Mumbai’s PD Hinduja Hospital. Kumar is survived by his wife Saira Banu, …

PM Narendra Modi to address medical fraternity on the occasion of National Doctors Day today

PM Narendra Modi to address medical fraternity on the occasion of National Doctors Day today

By Administrator_India Capital Sands New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on the occasion of National Doctor’s Day, will address the medical fraternity at an event on Thursday (July 1, 2021) morning. The event will be organised by the Indian Medical Association (IMA). The event comes amid the country is still fighting against the COVID-19 pandemic and …

Maharashtra To Unlock From Monday In Five Levels: 10 Points

Maharashtra To Unlock From Monday In Five Levels: 10 Points

By Administrator_India Capital Sands New Delhi: Maharashtra announced a five-step unlock plan from Monday in a late-night order yesterday, a day after the state government’s U-turn on ease of restrictions announced by a minister earlier. Here is your 10-point cheat sheet to this big story: The new guidelines come into effect from Monday with the districts …

Cyclone Tauktae: Navy Rescues 132 People Onboard Barge Adrift Off Mumbai

Cyclone Tauktae: Navy Rescues 132 People Onboard Barge Adrift Off Mumbai

By Administrator_India Capital Sands Mumbai:  The Indian Navy has rescued 146 people on board a barge that went adrift in the Arabia Sea near Mumbai hours before a very severe cyclonic storm with winds gusting up to 185 km per hour made landfall on the Gujarat coast, an official said on Tuesday. The Navy had deployed …

Oxygen shortage in India sparks demand for $1,000 concentrator machines

Oxygen shortage in India sparks demand for $1,000 concentrator machines

By Administrator_India Capital Sands Raphael Koch, a retailer of medical devices in the small Swiss town of Wil, has been busy for the past two weeks fielding a flurry of phone calls. Most are from Indians or India-based companies looking for oxygen concentrators, with some even wanting as many as 500 at once. But Koch’s Oxymed store …