Sitharaman highlights need to keep supply chains open for vaccine raw materials to combat COVID-19

New York: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has highlighted the need of an international financial architecture to fight the COVID-19 pandemic across the globe and stressed on the importance to keep the supply chains open for vaccine raw materials. Sitharaman, participating in the 36th Annual G30 International Banking Seminar virtually here on Sunday, spoke on the […]

GPT Healthcare files for IPO may raise Rs 450-500 crore

Kolkata: GPT Healthcare Limited which operates and manages mid-sized hospitals under the ILS Hospitals brand, has filed preliminary papers with capital market regulator Sebi to raise between Rs 450 and 500 crore through an initial public offer. The initial public offering (IPO) consists of fresh issue of equity shares aggregating to Rs 17.5 crore, and […]

Gold gains marginally; silver jumps Rs 323

New Delhi: Gold in the national capital on Monday gained marginally by Rs 37 to Rs 46,306 per 10 grams, according to HDFC Securities. In the previous trade, the precious metal had settled at Rs 46,269 per 10 grams. Silver jumped Rs 323 to Rs 62,328 per kilogram from Rs 62,005 per kilogram in the […]

SKUAST holds 41st of Academic Council meeting

Srinagar: The 41st meeting of Academic Council of SKUAST-Kashmir was conducted on 18.10.2021 at Shalimar Campus, Srinagar under the chairmanship of Prof.J.P.Sharma, Vice-Chancellor. The meeting was conducted in hybrid mode and was attended by Director Education, Director Research, Director Extension, Director Planning, Dean Students Welfare, Controller of Examinations, Deans of the Subject Matter Faculties, Associate […]

Further investment liberalisation, structural reforms could help deepen integration in global value chains: IMF

Washington: Further liberalisation aided by structural reforms could help deepen India’s integration in global value chains and its post-pandemic recovery, the International Monetary Fund said on Monday. Alfred Schipke, Director, IMF-STI Regional Training Institute and former IMF India Mission Chief said that despite the COVID-19 pandemic, India has attracted the highest amount of Foreign Direct […]

Markets at new peak: Sensex rallies 460 pts; Nifty tops 18,450

Mumbai: Taking its winning streak to the seventh session, equity benchmark Sensex rallied 460 points to finish at a fresh lifetime peak on Monday, tracking heavy buying in banking, IT and metal stocks despite a weak trend in global markets. After touching a lifetime high of 61,963.07 during the session, the 30-share BSE index ended […]

Indian-led team’s plant-based jet fuel could cut emissions by 68%: Study

Washington: Jet fuel derived from a type of mustard plant can replace the petroleum-based aviation fuel to reduce carbon emissions by up to 68 per cent, according to a study led by an Indian-origin scientist in the US. The research, published in the journal GCB Bioenergy, estimated the break-even price and life cycle carbon emissions […]

Facebook plans to hire 10,000 in Europe to build ”metaverse”

Menlo Park (California): Facebook said it plans to hire 10,000 workers in the European Union over the next five years to work on a new computing platform that promises to connect people virtually but could raise concerns about privacy and the social platform gaining more control in people’s online lives. The company said in a […]

Govt paying Rs 20 cr daily on Air India, wants quick handover: DIPAM Secy

NEW DELHI: Two aborted missions, three different ministers, multiple rule changes and two decades later, Indian taxpayers will no longer have to pay Rs 20 crore per day to keep the loss-making Air India flying. While opposition Congress expectedly attacked the decision as selling the family silver, DIPAM Secretary Tuhin Kanta Pandey said what Tata […]

New subscribers to help Jio’s Q2; tariff hikes to aid Airtel, VIL: Analysts

NEW DELHI: The second quarter of the fiscal is likely to be a “healthy quarter” for telecom companies, where Jio’s performance will be driven by subscriber additions, and Bharti and Vodafone Idea will benefit from tariff hikes and some recovery post-severe wave of COVID-19, according to some analysts. The urgency around tariff hikes has come […]

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