Month: August 2021

Google joins hands with Setu to let users open FDs on GPay

Google joins hands with Setu to let users open FDs on GPay

August 26, 2021

By Administrator_India Capital Sands Google has partnered with fintech company Setu to let its users open fixed deposits (FDs) through Google Pay. Initially, FDs of Equitas Small Finance Bank will be offered for a period of one year, with a maximum interest rate of 6.35 percent. Aadhaar-based KYC (know your customer) will be mandatory for users to open […]

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India's GDP likely to grow at 18.5% in Q1FY22: SBI report

India’s GDP likely to grow at 18.5% in Q1FY22: SBI report

August 25, 2021

By Administrator_India Capital Sands The country’s gross domestic product (GDP) is expected to grow at around 18.5 per cent with an upward bias in the first quarter of the current financial year, according to SBI research report Ecowrap. This estimate is lower than the Reserve Bank of India’s GDP growth projection of 21.4 per cent for the April-June quarter. […]

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Cryptocurrency Prices Today on August 24: Bitcoin falls more than 1%

Cryptocurrency Prices Today on August 24: Bitcoin falls more than 1%

August 24, 2021

By Administrator_India Capital Sands Major cryptocurrencies are trading mixed, with Bitcoin falling more than 1 percent. The global cryptocurrency market capitalisation is currently $2.13 trillion, a 0.14 percent increase in the past 24 hours. While Bitcoin is trading at above $49,000, gaining more than 6 pecent in a week. Ethereum is trading more than 1 percent […]

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COVID-19 | Centre to start at-home vaccination for beneficiaries with special needs

Provincial Chinese capital bans unvaccinated people from entering key public places

August 23, 2021

By Administrator_India Capital Sands Unvaccinated citizens of northern China’s provincial capital will not be allowed to enter public places including hospitals, malls, subways, hotels, and markets, reported Hindustan Times. Authorities have directed grassroot workers in the city to submit the names and details of people who have not taken the vaccine against COVID-19 disease to […]

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Over 3.86 crore people didn't get 2nd dose of COVID vaccines within stipulated time: Govt

Over 3.86 crore people didn’t get 2nd dose of COVID vaccines within stipulated time: Govt

August 20, 2021

By Administrator_India Capital Sands Over 3.86 crore people did not get their second dose of anti-Covid vaccines — Covishield and Covaxin — within the stipulated period of time, the government has said in response to an RTI query. According to information on the CoWIN portal, as of Thursday afternoon 44,22,85,854 people have received their first […]

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Gold prices drop by Rs 307 to Rs 47,276 per 10 gm ahead of FOMC minutes; silver falls by Rs 595

Gold prices drop by Rs 307 to Rs 47,276 per 10 gm ahead of FOMC minutes; silver falls by Rs 595

August 19, 2021

By Administrator_India Capital Sands Gold prices declined by Rs 307 to Rs 47,276 per 10 gram in the Mumbai retail market on the firm rupee and muted global cues. The yellow metal traded in a narrow range as investors await FOMC meeting minutes later in the day. The price of 10 gram, 22-carat gold in […]

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Haiti quake toll nears 1,300 as US deploys search teams

Haiti quake toll nears 1,300 as US deploys search teams

August 17, 2021

By Administrator_India Capital Sands The U.S. deployed search and rescue teams to help find survivors among the debris of collapsed buildings in Haiti as the death toll soars from Saturday’s massive earthquake. At least 1,297 people were killed after the 7.2-magnitude quake struck off Haiti’s coast, according to the nation’s civil protection agency. The quake was followed by a series […]

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Sensex, Nifty soar to fresh lifetime highs; power, IT stocks spurt

Sensex, Nifty soar to fresh lifetime highs; power, IT stocks spurt

August 13, 2021

By Administrator_India Capital Sands The Sensex and Nifty darted up to fresh all-time highs on Thursday as investors lapped up power, IT and banking stocks amid mixed global cues. A strengthening rupee, which surged 19 paise against the US dollar, further lifted sentiments, traders said. The 30-share BSE Sensex climbed 318.05 points or 0.58 per cent to close at […]

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Himachal Pradesh: 10 dead, 13 rescued as landslide hits Kinnaur

Himachal Pradesh: 10 dead, 13 rescued as landslide hits Kinnaur

August 12, 2021

By Administrator_India Capital Sands Ten people were killed, 13 rescued and several others feared buried under debris after a landslide trapped a bus and other vehicles in Himachal Pradesh’s Kinnaur district on Wednesday, officials said. Ten bodies have been recovered so far, while 13 injured have been pulled out of the rubble, Deputy Commissioner, Kinnaur, Abid Hussain […]

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Delhi News Live: Capital likely to record 10,000 cases today, third wave has set in, says Satyendar Jain

Delta tears across US, cases and hospitalisations at six-month high

August 11, 2021

By Administrator_India Capital Sands Coronavirus cases and hospitalizations in the United States are at a six-month high, fueled by the rapid spread of the Delta variant across swathes of the country grappling with low vaccination rates. Nationwide, Covid-19 cases have averaged 100,000 for three days in a row, up 35 per cent over the past […]

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