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…

Stock exchanges to start T+1 settlement cycle from Feb 25, 2022 in phases
Posted on: November 9, 2021 Posted by: Administrator_India Comments: 0

Stock exchanges to start T+1 settlement cycle from Feb 25, 2022 in phases

By Administrator_India Capital Sands India’s stock exchanges have decided to jointly introduce the T+1 settlement cycle in phases from February 25, beginning with the bottom 100 stocks by market capitalisation. From March 2022, on the last Friday (or the immediate next trading day) of every month, the next 500 stocks from the bottom will be subject to T+1 settlement. The phase-wise implementation is expected to give all market participants, including foreign portfolio…

Paytm best bet to ride fintech, but valuations lofty
Posted on: November 8, 2021 Posted by: Administrator_India Comments: 0

Paytm best bet to ride fintech, but valuations lofty

By Administrator_India Capital Sands MUMBAI : One 97 Communication Ltd, the company that runs the Paytm payments service, is among the best bets to ride the fintech wave in India, analysts said, even as some expressed reservations about the lofty valuation the company is seeking. The Paytm initial share sale, which opens for subscription on Monday, aims to raise ₹18,300 crore at a band of ₹2,080-2,150, valuing the company at ₹1.39 trillion at the…

Bharat Biotech submits additional data sought by WHO, decision on EUL likely on November 3
Posted on: November 2, 2021 Posted by: Administrator_India Comments: 0

Bharat Biotech submits additional data sought by WHO, decision on EUL likely on November 3

By Administrator_India Capital Sands Bharat Biotech has submitted additional data requested by the World Health Organisation (WHO) for a final decision on granting the Emergency Use Listing (EUL) to its COVID-19 vaccine Covaxin. The Technical Advisory Group (TAG) of the WHO had sought gender-wise immunogenicity data on adults aged above 60 from the Hyderabad-based vaccine maker, as per an Economic Times report. Separate data for both male and female was needed from the company.…

DLF to launch projects in medium term with sales of about Rs 40,000 crore
Posted on: November 1, 2021 Posted by: Administrator_India Comments: 0

DLF to launch projects in medium term with sales of about Rs 40,000 crore

By Administrator_India Capital Sands Bullish on demand for residential and commercial properties, Realty major DLF Ltd has identified a robust pipeline of new projects and will launch 35 million square feet area in medium term with a sales potential of around Rs 40,000 crore. In an analyst presentation, DLF mentioned that nearly 8 million square feet will be launched during the second half of the current fiscal. To scale up its business, the company…

US President Joe Biden unveils plan to invest $555 bn on green energy
Posted on: October 29, 2021 Posted by: Administrator_India Comments: 0

US President Joe Biden unveils plan to invest $555 bn on green energy

By Administrator_India Capital Sands President Joe Biden announced a framework to invest $555 billion in funding on clean energy programs he thinks can win approval from Congress, with investments in renewable power, electric vehicles and resilience. If Congressional Democrats go along, the plan, part of a $1.75-trillion tax and spending blueprint, would represent a historic investment in fighting climate change that President Joe Biden can tout to world leaders at the high-stakes United Nations…

Posted on: October 28, 2021 Posted by: Administrator_India Comments: 0

Google, Microsoft beat Street with $110-billion revenue haul

By Administrator_ India Capital Sands Big Tech’s earnings boom stretched into the third quarter, with the pandemic surge in cloud computing, and a strong rebound in digital advertising, all but confirming 2021 will be a banner year for the sector. Quarterly revenues of the technology giants Microsoft and Google parent Alphabet soared beyond Wall Street’s expectations, according to figures published on Tuesday. Microsoft Corp’s cloud-based software helped drive robust sales and profit growth, which topped…

Posted on: October 27, 2021 Posted by: Administrator_India Comments: 0

Gold Down, as Consumer Confidence Rises

By Administrator_ India Capital Sands Gold prices fell on Wednesday morning in Asia, while the U.S dollar retreated marginally. Gold Futures went down 0.28% to $1,788.35 by 11:08 PM ET. Reduced stimulus and interest rate hikes pushed government bond yields up, translating into a higher opportunity cost for holding bullion. Upbeat corporate earnings and easing concerns about high inflation also dented bullion’s safe-haven appeal. Tech giants Microsoft Corp and Google…

Delhi airport sees record number of passengers after second Covid-19 wave
Posted on: October 8, 2021 Posted by: Administrator_India Comments: 0

Delhi airport sees record number of passengers after second Covid-19 wave

By Administrator_India Capital Sands Delhi airport hit a new milestone on October 3, when it handled over 125,000 passengers (domestic and international) arriving or taking off. This number is the highest after the country was pummelled by the second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic in April. The country’s largest airport handled 107,300 domestic passengers on that day – again a record after the second wave. But read the numbers with caution.…

Rupee at 74.98 against USD, bond mkt shrugs off Moody's outlook upgrade
Posted on: October 7, 2021 Posted by: Administrator_India Comments: 0

Rupee at 74.98 against USD, bond mkt shrugs off Moody’s outlook upgrade

By Administrator_India Capital Sands The rupee tumbled to the almost 75 a dollar level and the 10-year bond yields remained elevated on Wednesday, shrugging off India’s outlook revision by Moody’s, as international crude oil prices rose to a seven-year high, fuelling concerns about a wider fiscal deficit and rising inflation. The rupee closed at 74.98 a dollar, briefly touching 74.99 during the day, at which point the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) intervened to…

Walt Disney India head rents apartment in Mumbai for Rs 11.5 lakh per month
Posted on: October 6, 2021 Posted by: Administrator_India Comments: 0

Walt Disney India head rents apartment in Mumbai for Rs 11.5 lakh per month

By Administrator_India Capital Sands President of The Walt Disney Company India, K Madhavan, has rented an apartment in Mumbai’s posh Pali Hill area for a whopping Rs 11.5 lakh per month, documents accessed. The fully furnished serviced apartment located on the ninth floor of a posh building named Kubelisque, which houses premium apartments in Bandra West, is spread across 5751 sq ft, the documents showed. The apartment has been rented for…