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This is the third consignment of Covid vaccines received by Sri Lanka under the COVAX Facility Topics sri lanka | Coronavirus Vaccine AP  |  Colombo  Last Updated at August 1, 2021 09:37 IST AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine Sri Lanka received 728,460 doses of AstraZeneca from the COVAX program on Saturday. The consignment was flown as part of the…
Giving a substantial part of the meagre allocation under SEIS to hotels, restaurants and other tourism-related service providers against their NFE earnings in 2019-20 will help them cope with distress Topics tourism sector | Finance Ministry | Exports A few weeks back, the Finance Ministry gave concurrence to the proposal of the Commerce Ministry for continuation of Services Exports…
USA Gymnastics on Sunday announced that the six-time Olympic medallist Simone Biles will not participate in the floor final. "Simone has withdrawn from the event final for floor and will make a decision on beam later this week. Either way, we're all behind you, Simone," USA Gymnastics tweeted. Jennifer Gadirova of Great Britain will replace…
Taliban fighters struck Kandahar airport in southern Afghanistan with at least three rockets overnight, the insurgent group’s spokesman said on Sunday, adding that the aim was to thwart air strikes conducted by Afghan government forces. “Kandahar airport was targeted by us because the enemy were using it as a centre to conduct air strikes against…
The company's sales bookings stood at Rs 5,970 crore last fiscal year Topics Macrotech Developers | Lodha Developers | Real Estate Realty firm Macrotech Developers expects to achieve its target of 50 per cent growth in sales bookings this fiscal to Rs 9,000 crore despite sluggish housing demand in April-May in view of second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic,…
China imposed new travel and movement restrictions across the nation, including in its highly protected capital of Beijing, as a delta-driven outbreak grew to over 500 symptomatic cases scattered across 15 provinces and municipalities. Public transport and taxi services were curtailed in 144 of the worst-hit areas nationwide, while officials curbed train service and subway…
Shares of Sonata Software rallied 9 per cent to Rs 884.05, also its new high on the BSE in intra-day trade on Thursday after the company reported a strong 74 per cent year-on-year (YoY) jump in consolidated net profit at Rs 86.7 crore for the first quarter of the financial year 2021-22 (Q1FY22). On a…
Six-member Monetary Policy Committee is meeting amid weak indicators raising doubts about the economy's ability to sustain a nascent recovery Topics monetary policy committee | Reserve Bank of India | Interest Rates India’s monetary policy makers are likely to leave interest rates untouched for a seventh straight meeting, as their focus remains more on fixing a fickle economy than…
Shares of Vodafone Idea (Vi) tanked 15 per cent at Rs 5.13, hitting a fresh 52-week low on the BSE in the intra-day trade on Thursday, after telecom major announced that Kumar Mangalam Birla will step down as non-executive director and non-executive chairman at a time when Vi is struggling to stay afloat. The changes…
The Sputnik V team on Wednesday confirmed that the temporary delay in delivery due to production scale-up will be fully resolved in August Topics Coronavirus Vaccine | Vaccination ANI  Last Updated at August 5, 2021 09:41 IST The Sputnik V team on Wednesday confirmed that the temporary delay in delivery due to production scale-up will be fully…