Posted on: April 18, 2020 Posted by: admin Comments: 0

COVID-19: Social distancing for India zoo’s tigers over virus fears

New Delhi: Keepers at a major western India zoo are putting their big cats into solitary confinement after a tiger in the United States caught the novel coronavirus. “We have decided to isolate them to avoid any kind of infection,” said superintendent Bharatsinh Vihol of the Kamala Nehru Zoological Garden in Gujarat state. “Also, since we have run a planned breeding programme here, it has been decided to restrict mating…

Posted on: April 18, 2020 Posted by: admin Comments: 0

Chinese doctor recalls treating her first case of COVID-19 in Wuhan

Beijing: The deadly coronavirus which has overwhelmed China and the world was discovered in an elderly couple in December last year in Wuhan through a CT scan done by Zhang Jixian, the official media reported on Friday, hailing her for alerting the authorities about the vicious virus. Since its emergence, the virus which has so far killed at least 145,000 globally and infected over 2.1 million has become a source of concern…

PM-Kisan scheme: PM Modi to release 8th instalment of ₹19,000 crore today
Posted on: May 14, 2021 Posted by: Administrator_India Comments: 0

PM-Kisan scheme: PM Modi to release 8th instalment of ₹19,000 crore today

By Administrator_India Capital Sands PM-Kisan scheme 8th instalment: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will today release the eighth instalment of minimum financial benefit under the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-KISAN) scheme. He will release the fund at 11 am via video conferencing. Under this instalment, more than ₹19,000 crore will be disbursed to more than 9.5 crore farmer families. This will be the first instalment of PM Kisan Samman Nidhi for…

Vaccine inequity deepens in young: 85% of those jabbed are in just seven states
Posted on: May 13, 2021 Posted by: Administrator_India Comments: 0

Vaccine inequity deepens in young: 85% of those jabbed are in just seven states

By Administrator_India Capital Sands In what underlines the absence of a transparent formula for allocation and raises critical questions of vaccine equity, seven states account for almost a staggering 85% of all vaccine doses administered to those in the 18-44 group since that opened on May 1. Records analysed by The Indian Express show that the pattern contradicts assurances given by the Centre to the Supreme Court that to ensure equity, it…

Fed rhetoric restrains dollar as traders eye inflation
Posted on: May 12, 2021 Posted by: Administrator_India Comments: 0

Fed rhetoric restrains dollar as traders eye inflation

By Administrator_India Capital Sands The U.S. dollar hovered near its lowest levels of the year on Wednesday as traders hung on to bets that the Federal Reserve would remain steadfast in its easy policy settings ahead of data expected to show a sharp rise in annual U.S. inflation. Analysts forecast figures due at 1230 GMT to show a 3.6% lift in year-on-year prices, boosted by last April’s low base. The…

China's factory-gate prices surge by most in over three years
Posted on: May 11, 2021 Posted by: Administrator_India Comments: 0

China’s factory-gate prices surge by most in over three years

By Administrator_India Capital Sands China’s factory gate prices rose at the fastest rate in three and a half years in April, official data showed on Tuesday, as the world’s second-largest economy continued to gather momentum following record-setting growth in the first quarter. The producer price index (PPI), a gauge of industrial profitability, rose 6.8% from a year earlier, the National Bureau of Statistics said, ahead of a 6.5% rise tipped…

Petrol, diesel prices surge again after two days: Check rates here
Posted on: May 10, 2021 Posted by: Administrator_India Comments: 0

Petrol, diesel prices surge again after two days: Check rates here

By Administrator_India Capital Sands Oil marketing companies (OMCs) hiked fuel prices across metropolitan cities on May 4 After a two-day pause on fuel prices across the country, the price surged again on May 10. After the hike, the rates in Delhi were at Rs 91.53 per litre for petrol and Rs 82.06 per litre for diesel. In Mumbai, the prices increased to Rs 97.86 per litre and Rs 89.17 per…

Market 24×365, A new 3-in-1 trading platform appeared on the Forex market
Posted on: May 7, 2021 Posted by: Administrator_India Comments: 0

Market 24×365, A new 3-in-1 trading platform appeared on the Forex market

HND Ventures Forex and Crypto turnkey Technology Provider are delighted to announce the release of the brand new product – Market 24×365, 3in1 trading platform for MT4/MT5 Market 24×365, a new 3in1 trading platform appeared on the Forex market. HND Ventures  Forex and Crypto turnkey Technology Provider are delighted to announce the release of the brand new product – Market 24365, a 3-in-1 trading platform for MT4/MT5. The new platform offered to brokers…

Indian variant of coronavirus detected in Kenya: Health Ministry
Posted on: May 6, 2021 Posted by: Administrator_India Comments: 0

Indian variant of coronavirus detected in Kenya: Health Ministry

By Administrator_India Capital Sands The World Health Organization (WHO) has said the B.1.617 variant of Covid-19, which was first found in India, has now been reported in more than a dozen countries A case of the Indian variant of the coronavirus has been detected in Kenya, the country’s health ministry said Wednesday, a few days after it was also confirmed in neighbouring Uganda. “This variant has been picked (up) in…

Asian Stocks Mixed, Investors Digest Yellen Interest Rate Comments
Posted on: May 5, 2021 Posted by: Administrator_India Comments: 0

Asian Stocks Mixed, Investors Digest Yellen Interest Rate Comments

By Administrator_India Capital Sands Asia Pacific stocks were mixed Wednesday morning, with closures in major markets softening the impact of comments from U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen regarding interest rates that jolted markets. In Australia, the ASX 200 was up by 11:24 PM ET (3:24 AM GMT) while Hong Kong’s Hang Seng Index inched down. Japanese, Chinese and Korean markets are closed for a holiday. Treasury futures were steady with cash markets closed in…

India notifies digital tax threshold of Rs 2 crore and 300,000 users
Posted on: May 4, 2021 Posted by: Administrator_India Comments: 0

India notifies digital tax threshold of Rs 2 crore and 300,000 users

By Administrator_India Capital Sands India on Monday notified a revenue threshold of Rs 2 crore and a limit of 300,000 users for non-resident technology firms such as Google, Facebook, Netflix, to pay tax in India under new or revised bilateral tax pacts. This is part of the Significant Economic Presence (SEP) principle, which was introduced in the Finance Bill 2018-19, and which widened the scope of ‘business connection’ to include…

Oil prices slip as pandemic takes toll on India's fuel sales
Posted on: May 3, 2021 Posted by: Administrator_India Comments: 0

Oil prices slip as pandemic takes toll on India’s fuel sales

By Administrator_India Capital Sands Oil prices fell on Monday as a catastrophic second wave of a coronavirus epidemic in India cut short a recovery in oil demand there, offsetting optimism about a strong rebound in demand in developed countries and China in the second half of the year. Brent crude futures for July fell 15 cents, or 0.2%, to $66.61 a barrel by 0244 GMT while U.S. West Texas Intermediate for…