Month: May 2021

Monsoon Updates: Orange alert in Delhi, heavy rain likely

Monsoon arrival to be delayed by 2 days, onset over Kerala likely on June 3: IMD

May 31, 2021

By Administrator_India Capital Sands The Southwest Monsoon is two days behind schedule, suggests the latest update issued by the India Meteorological Department (IMD) on May 30. The rainfall season would begin in the southern coastal state of Kerala from June 3, the weather body stated. The onset of monsoon over Kerala has been pushed ahead due to […]

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Asia on tenterhooks for Fed, oil keeps climbing

Asian stocks extend global rally to 7th day, U.S. stimulus in focus

May 28, 2021

By Administrator_India Capital Sands Asian stocks put global equities on course for a seventh day of gains on Friday as investors bet the U.S. will lead the world out of the COVID-19 pandemic, with the focus turning to a multi-trillion dollar spending boost by the Biden administration. Tokyo led the advance, with the Nikkei jumping 1.9% early […]

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Facebook to take action against users repeatedly sharing misinformation

Facebook to take action against users repeatedly sharing misinformation

May 27, 2021

By Administrator_India Capital Sands Facebook Inc said on Wednesday it would take “stronger” action against people who repeatedly share misinformation on the platform. Facebook will reduce the distribution of all posts in its news feed from a user account if it frequently shares content that has been flagged as false by one of the company’s […]

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Govt job hiring in FY21 drops to lowest level in three years

Govt job hiring in FY21 drops to lowest level in three years

May 26, 2021

By Administrator_India Capital Sands Hiring for government jobs is drying up, reaching the lowest level in at least three years in FY21 as the coronavirus pandemic spread misery far and wide. While the central government hired 27% fewer people in FY21, states hired 21% fewer, payroll data of the National Pension System (NPS) showed. The […]

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Oil prices climb after drawdown in stocks, positive demand outlook

Oil Up as Investors Gauge Prospect of Iranian Crude Supply, Global Fuel Demand

May 25, 2021

By Administrator_India Capital Sands Oil was up Tuesday morning in Asia, steadying from its gains over the past few sessions. Investors continue to assess Iran’s chances of returning to international crude markets, as well as the U.S. economy’s recovery from COVID-19 just ahead of the summer driving season. Brent oil futures were up 0.29% to $68.57 […]

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Petrol, diesel prices today: Fuel price rise continues unabated; petrol climbs to Rs 107.54 in Mumbai

Petrol, Diesel Prices Today, May 24, 2021: Petrol prices just 51 paise short of breaching Rs 100 in Mumbai

May 24, 2021

By Administrator_India Capital Sands New Delhi: Petrol and diesel prices were unchanged on Monday as oil marketing companies decided to pause fuel rates. Petrol price on Sunday was increased hiked by 17 paise and 27 paise, respectively, pushing rates across the country to record highs and that of petrol in Mumbai just 51 paise short […]

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Talking to the moon: European Space Agency pitches lunar satellites plan

Talking to the moon: European Space Agency pitches lunar satellites plan

May 21, 2021

By Administrator_India Capital Sands The European Space Agency presented a vision Thursday to put satellites in orbit around the moon that would facilitate future missions to Earth’s closest neighbour. The plan, dubbed “Moonlight,” would see ESA offer communications and navigation services to any country that wants to carry out lunar exploration missions. By relying services provided from […]

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Stocks to watch: ZEEL, HPCL, Axis Bank, IB Housing Fin, fertiliser stocks

Stocks to watch: ZEEL, HPCL, Axis Bank, IB Housing Fin, fertiliser stocks

May 20, 2021

By Administrator_India Capital Sands Nifty futures on the Singapore Exchange traded flat with a negative bias, indicating a muted start for benchmark indices in Thursday’s session. Here are the top stocks to track in today’s session: Earnings Today: Havells India, Zee Entertainment Enterprises, HPCL and Torrent Power are among 32 firms slated to post ther quarterly numbers today. Fertiliser stocks: Shares […]

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Asia on tenterhooks for Fed, oil keeps climbing

Stocks to watch: Tata Motors, Axis Bank, IOC, Minda Corp, Shakti Pumps

May 19, 2021

By Administrator_India Capital Sands Nifty futures on the SGX were trading 82 points lower at 8.20 am, indicating a tepid start to Wednesday’s session. Here are the top stocks to track in today’s session: Earnings Today: IOC, Indiabulls Housing Finance, JK Tyre & Industries, Tanla Platforms and Zuari Agro Chemicals are among 25 companies slated to […]

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Bharat Biotech submits additional data sought by WHO, decision on EUL likely on November 3

Pfizer, Moderna vaccines effective against COVID-19 variants found in India, says study

May 18, 2021

By Administrator_India Capital Sands New Delhi: The Pfizer/BioNTech and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines appear to protect against COVID variants B.1.617 and B.1.618 first identified in India, researchers have reported in a new pre-print paper, which has not yet been peer-reviewed, CNN reported. Based on lab experiments involving cell cultures, the B.1.617 and B.1.618 variants seem to […]

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