Month: September 2021

Covid-19 pandemic: Mumbai sees 8,063 fresh cases and no death
Coronavirus News

Covid-19 pandemic cut life expectancy by most since World War II

By Administrator_ India Capital Sands The Covid-19 pandemic reduced life expectancy in 2020 by the largest amount since World War II, according to a study published on Monday by Oxford Univer­sity, with the life expectancy of American men dropping by more than two years. Life expectancy fell by more than six months compared with 2019 in 22 of the 29 […]

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Business

AstraZeneca Pharma India gets DCGI nod to import

By Administrator_ India Capital Sands Drug firm AstraZeneca Pharma India said it has received import and market permission from the Indian drug regulator for Selumetinib capsules. The company has received the import and market permission in Form CT-20 from the Drugs Controller General of India for Selumetinib 10 mg & 25 mg capsules, AstraZeneca Pharma India said […]

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India

PM Modi meets leading American CEOs; encourages them

By Administrator_ India Capital Sands Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday met a group of five top American corporate leaders on a one-on-one basis from a range of diverse sectors ranging from drones to 5G, semiconductor, and solar and encouraged them to step up their investments by highlighting the vast opportunities in India. “Talking technology…,” the Prime […]

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PM Modi arrives in US to attend Quad leaders' summit, address UNGA
Economy News

PM Modi arrives in US to attend Quad leaders’ summit, address UNGA

By Administrator_India Capital Sands Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived here on Wednesday on an official visit to the US during which he will hold the first face-to-face meeting with President Joe Biden and his deputy Kamala Harris, attend the maiden in-person Quad summit and address the 76th session of the UN General Assembly in New […]

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Market

India to be the 5th largest market globally by 2024

By Administrator_India Capital Sands New initial public offerings will help add $400 billion to the overall market capitalization over the next three years, an American brokerage said on Monday. The estimate comes on the back of a surge in IPO activity in the last few months, which has seen companies raise $10 billion from public […]

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India

No Delta plus variant of COVID-19 was found in 376 samples tested in Mumbai

By Administrator_ India Capital Sands No Delta plus variant of COVID-19, considered highly contagious, was found among 376 samples tested in the second round of genome sequencing in Mumbai, a senior civic official said. Additional municipal commissioner (western suburbs) Suresh Kakani said the samples were examined at a genome sequencing facility inaugurated in the city […]

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Weather

Monsoon Updates: Orange alert in Delhi, heavy rain likely

By Administrator_ India Capital Sands The India Meteorological Department has issued an orange alert for Delhi on September 16. While the alert is for moderate rain, heavy rain is also expected at isolated places. An orange alert is issued as a warning for extremely bad weather with the potential of disruption in commute with road […]

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International

PM to visit US for Quad on Sept 24; focus on Afghan crisis, Covid-19

By Administrator_ India Capital Sands Prime Minister Narendra Modi will travel to the US next week to participate in the first in-person Quad summit that is expected to broadly focus on contemporary global challenges, including the Afghan crisis, the Covid pandemic, and ensuring a free and open Indo-Pacific. In his first visit to the US since President […]

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Asian shares rise, yen falls as traders shrug off Omicron fears
Market

Sensex slips 127 points, Nifty ends session at 17,355

By Administrator_ India Capital Sands Equity benchmark Sensex dropped 127 points on Monday, weighed by losses in index heavyweights Reliance Industries, ICICI Bank, and HDFC Bank. The 30-share BSE index ended 127.31 points or 0.22 percent lower at 58,177.76, while the broader NSE Nifty slipped 13.95 points or 0.08 percent to 17,355.30. RIL was the […]

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Vaccine passports
Coronavirus News

Vaccine passports ditched in UK’s new plan to manage Covid-19 pandemic

By Administrator_ India Capital Sands British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will set out on Tuesday his plans to manage the Covid-19 pandemic in the winter months, announcing a decision to scrap the introduction of vaccine passports and steps to end some emergency powers. Johnson, under fire from some in his governing Conservative Party for raising taxes to fix a […]

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