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Private hospital in Delhi records rise in neurological cases among post-Covid patient

Eco/Invest/Demography, Health, Non-Life, Pandemic       Jul 24, 2021

Aleading private health facility in Delhi on Saturday said it is reporting a rise in neurological issues among post-Covid patients, including emergency cases of brain haemorrhage. Also, in the out-patient department (OPD), up to 60 per cent of patients are presenting increasing mental health issues...

About 620 products see price reduction after trade margin regulation on critical medical devices

Health, Policy, Regulation       Jul 24, 2021

  Around 620 brands have witnessed reduction in prices so far with the government capping trade margins on five critical medical devices such as pulse oximeter and digital thermometer, used extensively in the treatment and prevention of Covid-19, at 70 per cent with effect from July...

Govt changes rules related to incorporation of companies

Eco/Invest/Demography, Policy, Regulation       Jul 24, 2021

  New Delhi: The government has amended the rules pertaining to incorporation of companies under the Companies Act, 2013 and the changes will come into effect from September 1. The corporate affairs ministry, which is implementing the Companies Act, 2013, has amended the Companies (Incorporation) Rules,...

India plans more power islands to counter cyber, terrorist threats

  New Delhi: India is discussing a plan to create so-called power islanding systems in several cities to protect critical infrastructure from potential attacks on the electricity grid, power minister Raj Kumar Singh said. Cities including Bengaluru, known as India’s Silicon Valley, and Jamnagar, which has...

Unprecedented flow of easy money keeps Indian stocks on bull run

  Mumbai: Traders are betting India’s record-breaking stock rally still has legs, fueled by expectations of continued dovish monetary policy even as inflation fears deepen. The nation’s NSE Nifty 50 Index has more than doubled from a March 2020 low -- one of the best performers...

India logs 39,097 new COVID-19 cases,546 fresh fatalities in last 24 hrs

Eco/Invest/Demography, Health, Non-Life, Pandemic       Jul 24, 2021

New Delhi: With 39,097 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, India's daily positivity rate stood at 2.40 per cent. The positivity rate remained below 3 per cent for the 33 consecutive days. The COVID-19 death toll climbed to 4,20,016 with 546 fresh fatalities...

Nearly 140 phishing incidents observed by CERT-In during H1 2021

New Delhi: Close to 140 phishing incidents were observed by CERT-In during the first half of 2021, Parliament was informed on Thursday. "As per the information reported to and tracked by the Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In), activities of fraudulent emails, SMS messages and...

Number of closed cos registered with MCA during Apr'20 to Jun'21 is 17,228: Govt

Eco/Invest/Demography       Jul 23, 2021

New Delhi: The number of closed companies registered with the Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA) for the period from April 1, 2020 to June 30, 2021 is 17,228, Minister of State for Commerce and Industry Som Parkash informed Parliament on Friday. However, this includes data...

Investors wealth grows by over Rs 4 lakh cr in two days; BSE-listed cos' m-cap at record Rs 235.11 lakh cr

Mumbai: Investors' wealth has risen by Rs 4,09,200.15 crore in two days of market rally, taking the market capitalisation of BSE-listed companies to a fresh high of Rs 235.11 lakh crore on Friday. In the equity market, the BSE benchmark Sensex gained 138.59 points or...