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Rupee falls sharply to the dollar as pandemic resurgence grips Europe

Rupee falls sharply to the dollar as pandemic resurgence grips Europe

By Administrator_India Capital Sands The Indian rupee depreciated sharply on Monday as Europe got under a renewed grip of the coronavirus pandemic and risk aversion pushed the dollar index higher. The rupee fell about 24 paise on Monday to close at 73.85 a dollar as the dollar appreciated against major currencies, and nationalised banks bought dollars from …

Lockdown has ended, but coronavirus still there: PM Narendra Modi

Lockdown has ended, but coronavirus still there: PM Narendra Modi

By Administrator_India Capital Sands With the onset of the festival season, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday made an appeal to people to follow Covid-19 guidelines, saying this was not the time to be careless as the virus was still around and even a small negligence could dampen the festive spirit. In his seventh address …

UK PM to detail new restrictions on Oct 12 to curb Covid-19 spread

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By Administrator_India Capital Sands UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson will make a statement to MPs on October 12 detailing new restrictions to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus in England. A letter from Edward Lister, Johnson’s chief strategic adviser to MPs in the North West of England and seen by the BBC states that “it is very likely that …

India declines proposal to test Russia’s COVID-19 vaccine Sputnik-V in large study

India declines proposal to test Russia's COVID-19 vaccine Sputnik-V in large study

By Administrator_India Capital Sands India’s drug regulator has knocked back a proposal from Dr Reddy’s Laboratories Ltd to conduct a large study in the country to evaluate Russia’s Sputnik-V COVID-19 vaccine and has asked it to first test the vaccine in a smaller trial. The recommendations by an expert panel of the Central Drugs Standard …

Australia expects to receive AstraZeneca’s coronavirus COVID-19 vaccine within months

India declines proposal to test Russia's COVID-19 vaccine Sputnik-V in large study

By Administrator_India Capital Sands Australia expects to receive its first batches of a potential COVID-19 vaccine in January, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Monday, as the number of new daily infections in the country`s virus hotspot fell to a 10-week low. Morrison said his government has struck a deal with CSL Ltd to manufacture …

Coronavirus treatment: Australian vaccine provides protection against infection, safe for humans

India declines proposal to test Russia's COVID-19 vaccine Sputnik-V in large study

By Administrator_India Capital Sands A potential COVID-19 vaccine developed in Australia has showed positive results in human clinical trials. The vaccine candidate has shown zero side effects in human trials so far and has shown promising results when tried on animals. In July, the University of Queensland (UQ) and Australian biotech giant CSL began the trial …

In Mumbai’s slums, over half of population probably infected with coronavirus, survey says

In Mumbai's slums, over half of population probably infected with coronavirus, survey says

By Administrator_India Capital Sands More than half the people living in Mumbai’s sprawling slums are probably infected with the novel coronavirus, which suggests the metropolis could be heading toward herd immunity, a government official and a health expert said on Wednesday, citing a recent survey. India has the world’s third-highest caseload of the virus, behind …

China reports 101 new coronavirus cases for July 28, highest since mid-April

China reports 101 new coronavirus cases for July 28, highest since mid-April

By Administrator_India Capital Sands China reported 101 new coronavirus cases in the mainland for July 28, the highest in over three and a half months, the health commission said on Wednesday. Around the world, countries have been battling an ebb and flow in coronavirus infections. China has moved quickly to stamp out eruptions by contact …

Signs of farm ‘revolution’ in India as coronavirus prompts change

Signs of farm 'revolution' in India as coronavirus prompts change

By Administrator_India Capital Sands For more than two decades, Indian farmer Ravindra Kajal cultivated rice the way his forefathers had – every June he flooded his fields with water before hiring an army of farmhands to plant paddy seedlings. But a scarcity of workers this year because of the coronavirus forced Kajal to change. He …

India seeks new preferential treatment from U.S. on drugs, other goods

India seeks new preferential treatment from U.S. on drugs, other goods

By Administrator_India Capital Sands India is seeking concessions for generic drugs it exports to the United States in return for opening its dairy markets and slashing tariffs on farm goods as the two sides seek to shore up a new trade deal, three sources said. India accounts for 40% of U.S. generic drug imports, including …