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India see record day high of 152,879 new COVID-19 infections

India see record day high of 152,879 new COVID-19 infections

By Administrator_India Capital Sands Hitting another record daily high of 1,52,879 new coronavirus infections, India’s COVID-19 tally of cases climbed to 1,33,58,805, while the active cases breached the 11-lakh mark for the first time since the outbreak of the pandemic, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on April 11. The death toll increased …

West Bengal Election 2021: No NRC in WB if BJP comes to power, says Kailash Vijayvargiya

West Bengal Election 2021: No NRC in WB if BJP comes to power, says Kailash Vijayvargiya

By Administrator_India Capital Sands Countering opposition claims that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), if voted to power in West Bengal, will update the National Register of Citizens (NRC), thereby “taking away the citizenship rights of people”, Kailash Vijayvargiya, the saffron camp’s national general secretary, on April 4 reaffirmed that no such plan is on the radar. …

Delhi to have EV charging stations within every 3 km distance: Delhi transport minister

Delhi to have EV charging stations within every 3 km distance: Delhi transport minister

By Administrator_India Capital Sands Transport Minister Kailash Gahlot detailed the electric vehicle (EV) policy at a global summit and said the Delhi government has aimed to set up charging stations within every 3 kms distance in the city. In a virtual address at the global event organised by World Bank and WRI Ross Center, Gahlot said …

India behind only China in cornering EM inflows in CY20, shows data

India behind only China in cornering EM inflows in CY20, shows data

By Administrator_India Capital Sands India has cornered the biggest chunk of overseas investor flows into the emerging markets, after China, in CY20. FPI flows in India for the year stood at $22.6 billion, 58 per cent higher than that in 2019, with energy and financials absorbing the biggest share of flows. The flows were largely driven by easy …

Burger King IPO opens today: Should you build your appetite?

Burger King IPO opens today: Should you build your appetite?

By Administrator_India Capital Sands Burger King, the Indian subsidiary of US-based fast-food chain, has opened its three-day initial public offering on December 2, with a price band at Rs 59-60 per share. The public issue, which will close on December 4, consists of a fresh issue of Rs 450 crore and an offer for sale …

India Inc feels the rising pressure to serve up jobs for locals

Hong Kong Pledges HK$120 Billion in Support as Economy Recovers

By Administrator_India Capital Sands NEW DELHI : In a large industrial park in Haryana’s Bahadurgarh, a supplier of zinc and aluminium die cast parts runs a busy plant. The company’s 150 staffers produce, polish and pack parts of security locks, sanitary and decorative hardware. Only about two per cent of the workers are native to Haryana. …

Diwali gift: FM Nirmala Sitharaman likely to announce stimulus package today

Diwali gift: FM Nirmala Sitharaman likely to announce stimulus package today

By Administrator_India Capital Sands Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman is likely to announce a mega pre-diwali stimulus package on November 12 afternoon. These could include measures aimed at sectors worst hit by the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as listing out of infrastructure projects which will be expedited with the aim of job creation. FM Sitharaman will …

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 …

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 …

India’s services activity contracted for fifth straight month in July – PMI

By Administrator_India Capital Sands India’s dominant services industry, a key driver of economic growth, shrank for a fifth straight month in July as restraining measures to stop the spread of the coronavirus hurt business activity and led to record job cuts, a survey showed. India has recorded the third highest number of coronavirus cases globally, …