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IPO market warms up for a busy December

ET News - 59 min 10 sec ago
Suryoday Small Finance Bank, ESAF Small Finance Bank, Nazara Technologies, RailTel, Burger King, Kalyan Jewellers and Antony Waste Management are among those that are conducting road shows and planning initial public offers (IPOs) in December, bankers told ET.
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View: Don’t let bad boy billionaires become bankers

ET News - 59 min 10 sec ago
India’s public sector bank culture has long reeked of political and business influence, with huge loans to favoured cronies. The situation in private sector banks is better, but still riddled with misgovernance, as shown by Yes Bank and ICICI Bank.
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EPFO extends deadline to submit life certificate by pensioners till February 28

ET News - 59 min 10 sec ago
"In view of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and the vulnerability of elderly population to coronavirus, the Employees' Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) has extended the time limit up to 28th February 2021 for submission of Life Certificate (Jeevan Pramaan Patra-JPP) in respect of the Pensioners drawing pension under EPS 1995 (Employees' Pension Scheme-1995) and whose Life certificate is due in any month till February 28, 2021," a labour ministry statement said.
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UK secures 2 million more doses of Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine

ET News - 59 min 10 sec ago
Moderna's experimental vaccine is 94.5% effective in preventing COVID-19 based on interim data from a late-stage trial. Deliveries to Britain could begin as early as the spring, if the vaccine meets the standards of the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency.
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UK, EU resume face-to-face trade talks with time running out

ET News - 59 min 10 sec ago
Teams from Britain and the European Union resumed face-to-face talks on a post-Brexit trade deal Saturday, with both sides sounding gloomy about striking an agreement in the little time that remains.
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Joe Biden to let health experts decide who will get a Covid-19 vaccine first: Dr. Celine Gounder

ET News - 59 min 10 sec ago
Since the risk for COVID-19 can vary among different groups of people, prioritisation for a vaccine will be tricky, and Biden will leave those decisions to health experts, the Indian-American infectious disease physician said. It is expected that there will likely be a limited supply of coronavirus vaccine doses available immediately after a vaccine is authorised by the US Food and Drug Administration.
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Chinese Defence Minister General Wei Fenghe to visit Nepal on Sunday

ET News - 59 min 10 sec ago
The ministry's announcement comes a day after India's Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla wrapped up his maiden two-day visit to Nepal.
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Madhya Pradesh loses 26 tigers in 2020; government says birth rate more than deaths

ET News - 59 min 10 sec ago
According to the National Tiger Conservation Authority's (NTCA) website, out of the 26 tiger deaths reported since April this year, MP lost 21 felines inside the tiger reserves, including 10 in the Bandhavgarh Tiger Reserve.
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From sippers and sweaters to mail and mulaqats, how prisoners are being kept waiting for basics

ET News - 59 min 10 sec ago
Many political prisoners in Maharashtra and Delhi has been struggling for access to basic necessities these last few months. Often, it is many months before their smallest request receives a hearing, forcing one lawyer to compare the process to a badminton match with “shuttlecocks” being lobbed from one authority to the other.
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Covid-19 caseload in India climbs to 93,92,919, death toll at 1,36,696

Business Standard - Sat, 11/28/2020 - 23:59
The active COVID-19 caseload remained below 500,000 for the 19th consecutive day
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Delhi set to record coldest November in at least a decade: IMD data

Business Standard - Sat, 11/28/2020 - 23:56
The minimum temperature is likely to settle around 7 degrees Celsius on Monday as well, according to IMD
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North Korea toughens rules of entry to sea to fight coronavirus pandemic

Business Standard - Sat, 11/28/2020 - 23:52
KCNA said officials were building firm anti-epidemic measures along border areas to prevent the coronavirus from entering the country
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ICMR approves CSIR's Covid-19 testing method to ramp up RT-PCR tests

Business Standard - Sat, 11/28/2020 - 23:46
The Dry Swab-Direct RT-PCR method involves collecting and transporting the nasal swab in dry state, as opposed to using the viral transport medium VTM
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Delhi govt issues work from home orders for 50% of non-essential staff

Business Standard - Sat, 11/28/2020 - 23:05
Private offices are further advised to follow the practice of work from home as far as possible
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Democratising renewable energy deployment to be next frontier: Govt

Business Standard - Sat, 11/28/2020 - 22:59
Dharmendra Pradhan, the Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas and Steel, highlighted the country's focus on developing a fast and integrated renewable energy policy
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With no action by Washington, states race to offer coronavirus aid

Business Standard - Sat, 11/28/2020 - 22:58
Underscoring the need for urgency, the number of new COVID-19 cases reported in the United States reached 205,557 on Friday
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From small businesses to farmers, here's how middle India is driving demand

Business Standard - Sat, 11/28/2020 - 22:29
Government data released on Friday showed the economy shrank 7.5% in the July-September quarter, performing better than analysts' expectation of an 8.8% contraction
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France sees further fall in Covid hospitalisations as lockdown exit starts

Business Standard - Sat, 11/28/2020 - 22:25
A total of 28,168 COVID-19 patients remained in hospitals, down by 480, consolidating a downward trend reported since mid-November
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Australian PM urges top army officers to share blame for Afghan war crimes

Business Standard - Sat, 11/28/2020 - 22:25
Morrison revealed that he has advised that senior officers face disciplinary action for allowing the "warrior culture" identified by the inquiry to develop in the special forces
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Market tries to make a fool of you, and how! Investing gems from Baruch

ET News - Sat, 11/28/2020 - 21:43
Baruch said investors need to devote some time, attention and effort while choosing their investments, if they wanted to amass wealthy returns.
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