Month: September 2021

Google turns 23, celebrates the day with special birthday doodle

Google turns 23 celebrates the day with special birthday doodle

September 28, 2021

By Administrator_India Capital Sands Search engine giant Google is celebrating its 23rd birthday on September 27. To mark the special day, Google unveiled a special birthday doodle on its homepage. The Google doodle features a two-tier cake with ’23’ written on the top. The L in Google has been substituted by a candle on the […]

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Sania Mirza wins first title of 2021 season in Ostrava

Sania Mirza wins first title of 2021 season in Ostrava

September 27, 2021

By Administrator_India Capital Sands Star Indian tennis player Sania Mirza won her first title of the season as she and her Chinese partner Shuai Zhang beat the pair of Kaitlyn Christian and Erin Routliffe in the women’s doubles final of the Ostrava Open here on Sunday. The second seeded Indo-Chinese duo defeated the third seeded […]

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

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

September 24, 2021

By Administrator_India Capital Sands The Government of India is planning to start at-home vaccination against COVID-19 for beneficiaries with special needs, Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan said on September 23. The door-to-door vaccination facility will be extended to people with disabilities and/ or special needs that may hamper their accessibility to even near-to-home COVID-19 vaccination […]

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US President Joe Biden unveils plan to invest $555 bn on green energy

Biden renews offer to ‘return to full’ nuclear deal ‘if Iran does the same’

September 22, 2021

By Administrator_India Capital Sands US President Joe Biden told the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday that the United States would return to the Iranian nuclear deal in “full” if Tehran does the same. He said the United States was “working” with China, France, Russia, Britain and Germany to “engage Iran diplomatically and to seek […]

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Sensex Nifty surrender early

Sensex Rises Over 200 Points, Nifty Above 17,450 Led By IT Shares

September 21, 2021

By Administrator_India Capital Sands The Indian equity benchmarks edged higher on Tuesday, defying the weak trend in global markets, paced by gains in information technology and FMCG heavyweights like Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), Infosys, HCL Technologies, Hindustan Unilever, ITC and Tech Mahindra. The Sensex rose as much as 288 points and Nifty 50 index moved […]

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Running out of time: UN report shows Earth on catastrophic path

Running out of time: UN report shows Earth on catastrophic path

September 20, 2021

By Administrator_India Capital Sands The secretary-general of the United Nations on Friday excoriated members for choosing a “catastrophic pathway” on climate change that is leading to a “massive loss of lives and livelihoods.” Antonio Guterres, a former Portuguese prime minister who’s led the UN since 2017, responded to new estimates showing just how far behind countries are […]

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Amazon, Microsoft, Cisco swoop in on $24 billion India farm-data trove

Amazon, Microsoft, Cisco swoop in on $24 billion India farm-data trove

September 17, 2021

By Administrator_India Capital Sands Amazon.com Inc., Microsoft Corp. and Cisco Systems Inc. are among technology giants lining up to harness data from India’s farmers in an ambitious government-led productivity drive aimed at transforming an outmoded agricultural industry. Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s administration, which is seeking to ensure food security in the world’s second-most populous nation, […]

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Monsoon Updates: Orange alert in Delhi, heavy rain likely

Monsoon Updates: Orange alert in Delhi, heavy rain likely

September 16, 2021

By Administrator_India Capital Sands The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued an orange alert for Delhi on September 16. While the alert is for moderate rain, heavy rain is also expected at isolated places. An orange alert is issued as a warning for extremely bad weather with the potential of disruption in commute with road and drain closures and interruption […]

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Oil prices climb after drawdown in stocks, positive demand outlook

Oil prices climb after drawdown in stocks, positive demand outlook

September 15, 2021

By Administrator_India Capital Sands Oil prices climbed on Wednesday after industry data showed a larger than expected drawdown in crude oil stocks in the United States, the world’s largest oil consumer, and on expectations that demand will recover as vaccine roll-outs widen. Brent crude oil rose 39 cents, or 0.5%, to $73.99 a barrel by 0133 […]

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Paytm best bet to ride fintech, but valuations lofty

Paytm launches India’s first FASTag-based facility at Delhi Metro parking

September 14, 2021

By Administrator_India Capital Sands Paytm Payments Bank on Monday said it has launched the country’s first FASTag-based Metro parking facility, in partnership with the Delhi MetroRail Corporation (DMRC). “As an acquiring bank for the parking facility at the Kashmere Gate station, Paytm Payments Bank will facilitate the processing of all FASTag-based transactions for cars having a valid FASTag sticker, thus eliminating […]

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