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US, Japan to work together to handle 'challenges' posed by China: Biden

Business Standard - Fri, 04/16/2021 - 21:16
Affirming his "ironclad" support for the US-Japanese alliance, President Joe Biden on Friday said that both the countries are committed to work together to take on the challenges posed by China
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UN Security Council agrees to deploy cease-fire monitors in Libya

Business Standard - Fri, 04/16/2021 - 21:09
International monitors will watch over a nearly six-month-old cease-fire agreement in Libya, the U.N. Security Council decided in a vote announced Friday
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Germany: Angela Merkel receives first jab of AstraZeneca Covid vaccine

Business Standard - Fri, 04/16/2021 - 21:09
German Chancellor Angela Merkel received on Friday her first dose of AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine, she announced via government spokesman Steffen Seibert on Twitter
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10 Senators ask Biden to back India's proposal to get TRIPS waiver at WTO

Business Standard - Fri, 04/16/2021 - 21:09
The proposal seeks to temporarily lift certain intellectual property barriers and allow countries to locally manufacture Covid-19 diagnostics and vaccines
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Top headlines: Govt push to step up vax output; normal monsoon in 2021

Business Standard - Fri, 04/16/2021 - 21:03
From Govt pushing to step up Covid-19 vaccine output 10 times, to Adar Poonawalla urging US Prez to lift ban on export of vaccine raw material, here are top headlines this morning
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West Bengal election 2021 LIVE: Phase 5 voting underway across 45 seats

Business Standard - Fri, 04/16/2021 - 20:41
West Bengal election 2021 LIVE: Phase 5 is crucial for Mamata Banerjee, since these are the regions where BJP gained a foothold in 2019 Lok Sabha polls. Stay tuned for Bengal election LIVE updates
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Govt's draft proposals tie insurance FDI hike to solvency margin

Business Standard - Fri, 04/16/2021 - 20:40
Draft proposes 180% if firms with over 49% foreign stake declare dividend
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Coronavirus LIVE: India logs 233943 cases, 1338 deaths in record 24-hr rise

Business Standard - Fri, 04/16/2021 - 20:40
Coronavirus live updates: India added over 650,000 Covid cases in the last three days alone. Mumbai registered 17,635 new cases, Delhi 19,486 in the last 24 hours. Stay tuned for corona-related news
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Explained: How headline number won the debate on inflation targeting

Business Standard - Fri, 04/16/2021 - 20:40
Core inflation refers to inflation with price rise in fuels and food items left out.
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Privatisation push: Centre considers bringing PSBs under Companies Act

Business Standard - Fri, 04/16/2021 - 20:40
Changes are likely to be introduced in the Monsoon Session
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Use current prices to raise gold allocation to 10-15%, say analysts

Business Standard - Fri, 04/16/2021 - 20:40
Rising inflation, low real yield, and equity market volatility are positives for the yellow metal
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Top restaurant associations seek liquidity support amid Covid-19 crisis

Business Standard - Fri, 04/16/2021 - 20:40
Since March of 2020, the Rs 4.25-trillion domestic restaurant industry has had to contend with lockdowns, curbs, and restrictions on business hours
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Recovery dims for film exhibition biz in April amid fresh Covid-19 curbs

Business Standard - Fri, 04/16/2021 - 20:40
Now, many of them are counting on Eid in mid-May for fresh content to return, including the much-anticipated Salman-Khan-starrer Radhe
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Covid-19 vaccination: Too early to say if booster dose needed, say experts

Business Standard - Fri, 04/16/2021 - 20:40
Pfizer CEO has said a 3rd booster shot likely within a year of vaccination
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Behind India's ventilator crisis: Lack of trained staff and idle units

Business Standard - Fri, 04/16/2021 - 20:40
Oxygen makers flag concern over shortage of liquid oxygen
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Winning Air India bidder may need to furnish Rs 15,000-crore guarantee

Business Standard - Fri, 04/16/2021 - 20:40
A former finance head of the airline said some of the lease rentals may not have been paid lately due to the severe cash crunch
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From Sputnik V to Moderna, here's a snapshot of Covid-19 vaccines

Business Standard - Fri, 04/16/2021 - 20:40
Of this list, Sputnik V is already approved in India and Sinovac is unlikely to come in as it does not meet the aforementioned criteria
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Robot dogs: On police forces, defence duty and their potential risks

Business Standard - Fri, 04/16/2021 - 20:40
What are these entities? These are canine-shaped robots with AI and four-legged mobility. Charact­eri­sed as "partly-autonomous" ground vehicles, they can be used to do a variety of tasks
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Setting up a semi-conductor fab plant: Will India be third time lucky?

Business Standard - Fri, 04/16/2021 - 20:40
The government hopes to learn from two failed attempts in 2007 and 2013 to attract fab manufacturers to India but it's up against some stiff challenges
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