Month: October 2021

World

Facebook Changes Its Name To ‘Meta’ In Rebranding Exercise

By Administrator_ India Capital Sands Facebook changed its parent company name to “Meta” on Thursday as the tech giant tries to move past being a scandal-plagued social network to its virtual reality vision for the future. The new handle comes as the company battles to fend off one of its worst crises yet and pivot […]

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India

India successfully test-fires Agni- 5, it’s surface to surface ballistic missile

By Administrator_ India Capital Sands India on October 27 successfully test-fired its surface to surface ballistic missile Agni -5 from the APJ Abdul Kalam Island, Odisha. The missile, which uses a three-stage solid-fuelled engine, is capable of striking targets at ranges up to 5,000 kilometers with a very high degree of accuracy. The successful test […]

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India

Petrol, diesel prices: Fuel prices rise to fresh highs across the country

By Administrator_ India Capital Sands After two days of pause, petrol prices increased by 31 to 35 paise per litre while diesel prices surged by 33 to 37 paise per litre across the country on October 27, according to a price notification of state-owned fuel retailers. The latest increase that follows the unrelenting hike in […]

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International

Nobel Prize in medicine for discovery of temperature, touch receptors

By Administrator_ India Capital Sands Two US-based scientists were awarded the Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine on Monday for their discovery of the receptors that allow humans to feel temperature and touch. David Julius and Ardem Patapoutian focused their work on the field of somatosensation, that is the ability of specialized organs such as eyes, ears […]

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Coronavirus News

Zydus Cadila proposes Rs 1900 for three-dose COVID vaccine

By Administrator_ India Capital Sands With talks underway between the central government and Zydus Cadila over the pricing of the COVID-19 vaccine ZyCov-D, the pharma company is learnt to have proposed a price of Rs 1,900 for its three-dose jab that can be given to those above 12 years of age. However, the government is […]

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