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…

Posted on: February 26, 2021 Posted by: Administrator_India Comments: 0

ONLINE TRADING PLATFORMS MARKET 24×365 AND BINARY OPINION: HOW DO YOU KNOW IF YOU’VE PICKED THE ABSOLUTE BEST OF THE LOT?

By Administrator_India Capital Sands When it comes to picking a platform to trade, it’s always simpler when you have a checklist on how to pick the right broker! This guide does just that, walking you through everything one should keep in mind. Best trading platform for CFD is Market 24×365 (MT24x365) & Binary Opinion Some investors are willing to pay higher trade commissions for a state-of-the-art platform; others count costs…

Posted on: February 25, 2021 Posted by: Administrator_India Comments: 0

India plans new social media controls after Twitter face-off

By Administrator_India Capital Sands Chafing from a dispute with Twitter, India plans to oblige social media companies to erase contentious content fast and assist investigations, according to a draft regulation. New Delhi’s planned “Intermediary Guidelines and Digital Media Ethics Code” – a copy of which was seen by Reuters – come as various nations around the world try to assert tighter control over powerful Big Tech firms. Facebook faced a…

Posted on: February 24, 2021 Posted by: Administrator_India Comments: 0

Oil holds near year-long highs as COVID lockdowns seen easing

By Administrator_India Capital Sands Oil prices were steady on Tuesday, trading close to more than year-long highs on signs that global coronavirus restrictions were being eased although concerns about the pace of a U.S. economic recovery kept gains in check. Brent crude was up 7 cents, or 0.1%, at $65.31 a barrel by 1505 GMT, still close to its highest levels since January 2020. U.S. crude fell 14 cents, or…

Fuel price hike could see 50,000 small truckers going out of business
Posted on: February 23, 2021 Posted by: Administrator_India Comments: 0

Fuel price hike could see 50,000 small truckers going out of business

By Administrator_India Capital Sands About 50,000 truckers, most of whom are single-truck owners, could be thrown off their businesses due to the recent fuel price hike. “Already the vehicle supply on the road is higher than the requirement. With the fuel price hike, fleet owners will look to cut down fleet size wherever needed and due to this, small single-truck owners could be at the receiving end,” Ashok Goyal, managing…

Posted on: February 22, 2021 Posted by: Administrator_India Comments: 0

Dollar Down, Riskier Currencies Benefit as Risk Sentiment Improves

By Administrator_India Capital Sands The dollar was down on Monday morning in Asia, falling to a three-year low against the AUD and a three-year low against the GBP as continued progress on curbing the COVID-19 virus boosted risk sentiment. The U.S. Dollar Index that tracks the greenback against a basket of other currencies inched down 0.02% to 90.323 by 9:14 PM ET (2:14 AM GMT). The USD/JPY pair was up 0.22% to 105.66, with…

Posted on: February 19, 2021 Posted by: Administrator_India Comments: 0

PM Narendra Modi to inaugurate, lay foundation of key projects in Kerala today

By Administrator_India Capital Sands Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate and lay foundation stone of key power and urban sector projects in Kerala on February 19 via video conference. The prime minister is set to inaugurate the 320 KV Pugalur (Tamil Nadu)-Thrissur (Kerala) power transmission project. It is a Voltage Source Converter (VSC)-based High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) project and has India’s first HVDC link featuring state-of-the-art VSC technology. The…

Posted on: February 18, 2021 Posted by: Administrator_India Comments: 0

Oil Up, Boosted by Bigger-Than-Expected Draw in U.S. Supplies, Texas Cold Snap

By Administrator_India Capital Sands Oil was up Thursday morning in Asia, continuing an almost week-long rally and passing 13-month highs. The cold snap in Texas and surrounding regions continues to hamper production, with at least a fifth of U.S. refining output and a million barrels of crude production shut down. Brent oil futures jumped 1.20% to $65.11 by 10:54 PM ET (3:54 AM GMT), the highest since Jan. 20, 2020. WTI futures rose…

Posted on: February 17, 2021 Posted by: Administrator_India Comments: 0

Dollar hits four-month high against yen as yields jump on inflation bets

By Administrator_India Capital Sands TOKYO (Reuters) – The dollar advanced on Wednesday, hitting a four-month high against the yen as U.S. bond yields jumped on the prospects of further economic recovery and a possible acceleration in inflation. Bitcoin held firm, a day after the cryptocurrency hit $50,000 for the first time, bringing its total market capitalisation to more than $900 billion, as traders bet on its further acceptance among major companies.…

Posted on: February 16, 2021 Posted by: Administrator_India Comments: 0

WPI inflation up 2.03% on factory goods and fuel, room for rate cut shrinks

By Administrator_India Capital Sands Unlike its retail price counterpart, the wholesale price index (WPI)-based inflation rate rose to 2.03 per cent in January from 1.22 per cent in the previous month as fuel and non-food manufactured products faced price pressures. Economists feel there is no further room for rate cuts by the monetary policy committee of the Reserve Bank of India in the current cycle. The consumer price index (CPI)-based…

Posted on: February 16, 2021 Posted by: Administrator_India Comments: 0

WPI inflation up 2.03% on factory goods and fuel, room for rate cut shrinks

By Administrator_India Capital Sands Unlike its retail price counterpart, the wholesale price index (WPI)-based inflation rate rose to 2.03 per cent in January from 1.22 per cent in the previous month as fuel and non-food manufactured products faced price pressures. Economists feel there is no further room for rate cuts by the monetary policy committee of the Reserve Bank of India in the current cycle. The consumer price index (CPI)-based…