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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 …

Vaccine Works On Strain Found In India, Says Pfizer, Insists On Indemnity

Vaccine Works On Strain Found In India, Says Pfizer, Insists On Indemnity

By Administrator_India Capital Sands New Delhi: Pfizer has told the government its Covid vaccine shows “high effectiveness” against the India-dominant variant experts believe is behind the second wave of infections in the country, sources told news agency PTI Wednesday. Pfizer also told the government its vaccine had been proven suitable for everyone over 12, and can be …

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Wall Street closes higher, Treasury yields rebound despite COVID variant fears

  By Administrator_India Capital Sands Nifty futures on the Singapore Exchange traded 22 points lower at 15,609 around 8.25 am, indicating a negative start for the benchmark indices on Wednesday. Here are the top stocks to track in today’s session: Earnings Today: Motherson Sumi, Muthoot Finance, PVR, MTAR Technologies and Lyka Labs are among 23 …

WhatsApp sues Indian govt, says new IT rules will end privacy

WhatsApp sues Indian govt, says new IT rules will end privacy

By Administrator_India Capital Sands WhatsApp has filed a legal complaint against the Indian government in New Delhi seeking to block new IT regulations coming into force on Wednesday that experts say would compel the California-based Facebook unit to break privacy protections, sources said. According to the lawsuit WhatsApp has pleaded Delhi High Court to declare …

First batch of DRDO’s anti-COVID-19 drug 2-DG to be released today

First batch of DRDO's anti-COVID-19 drug 2-DG to be released today

By Administrator_India Capital Sands The first batch of anti-COVID-19 drug 2-DG, developed by the DRDO, will be released on May 17 by Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and Health Minister Harsh Vardhan, officials said. The Drugs Controller General of India (DGCI) has approved the oral drug for emergency use as an adjunct therapy in moderate to …

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 …

US delivering supplies worth over $100 million to India; first flight to land today: White House

US delivering supplies worth over $100 million to India; first flight to land today: White House

By Administrator_India Capital Sands The United States will be delivering COVID-19 relief materials worth over USD100 million to India in the coming days, the White House said as the first flight carrying urgent health supplies left for the country. The flight took off from the Travis Air Force Base on the world’s largest military aircraft …

COVID-19 surge: Election Commission bans victory processions during and after vote counting on May 2

COVID-19 surge: Election Commission bans victory processions during and after vote counting on May 2

By Administrator_India Capital Sands The Election Commission of India (ECI) has banned all victory processions during or after the counting of votes on May 2 amid surging COVID-19 cases in India. Assembly elections were scheduled in Tamil Nadu, Kerala, West Bengal, Assam, and Puducherry beginning March 27 and ending April 29. As per the EC …

Arvind Kejriwal urges people to co-operate, follow protocols as COVID-19 cases surge in Delhi

Maharashtra To Unlock From Monday In Five Levels: 10 Points

By Administrator_India Capital Sands Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal on April 12 urged people to cooperate with the government in combating the spread of the infection by following protocols, not rushing to the hospitals unless necessary and getting a vaccine jab if eligible. Kejriwal said this after holding a review meeting with officials on the …