Johnson & Johnson files for EU COVID vaccine approval
Coronavirus News

India’s first COVID-19 vaccine candidate approved for human trials

By Administrator_India Capital Sands Bharat Biotech’s COVID-19 vaccine has been approved for human trials, making it India’s first domestic candidate to get the green light from the government’s drug regulator as cases surge in a country with more than 1.3 billion people. The Drug Controller General of India has approved the company’s application to conduct […]

Olympics India schedule | August 2: India face Australia in women’s hockey quarter-finals, Dutee Chand in action
University

Higher Education University Rankings 2020: Capital University, Jharkhand ranks 64th, notches up from 68th position of last year

New Delhi : CapitalUniversity India has ranked 64th in the 2020 Higher Education University Rankings. Last year, CUJ was 68th and it has moved 04 notches up this year. It is second among-st  the Indian Universities. THE’s 2020 University Rankings reveal the best universities under 50 years old, assessing them across teaching, research, international outlook and their work […]

Fashion masks a hit as Indonesians, Malaysians seek style in safety
WORLD NEWS

Fashion masks a hit as Indonesians, Malaysians seek style in safety

By Administrator_India Capital Sands With no sign of the global coronavirus threat easing anytime soon, protective masks are fast becoming fashion accessories for Indonesians and Malaysians keen to add some style and humour to healthwear essentials. Bespoke masks are catching on in Indonesia, with customers ordering designs with their own faces printed on reusable neoprene […]

Amazon to build new facilities in Australia as online demand surges
Stock Market

Amazon to build new facilities in Australia as online demand surges

By Administrator_India Capital Sands Retail giant Amazon Inc  is expanding its Australian operations with plans to build a warehouse in Sydney and is also scouting locations for a giant facility in Melbourne, the Australian Financial Review reported on Thursday. An Amazon spokeswoman declined to comment on ‘speculations or our future plans.’ In a separate stock […]

Japan lifts coronavirus travel curbs to help economy bounce back
WORLD NEWS

Japan lifts coronavirus travel curbs to help economy bounce back

By Administrator_India Capital Sands Japan lifted all coronavirus-related curbs on domestic travel on Friday, with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe calling on people to go sightseeing or attend concerts and other events to help the nation’s economy bounce back from a pandemic recession. Japan began lifting its pandemic lockdown in May as coronavirus infections fell. The […]

Fitch cuts India's outlook to 'negative'
Economy

Fitch cuts India’s outlook to ‘negative’

By Administrator_India Capital Sands Ratings agency Fitch cut its outlook for India to “negative” from “stable” on Thursday, saying that the coronavirus outbreak had an unfavourable impact on the economy. “The coronavirus pandemic has significantly weakened India’s growth outlook for this year and exposed the challenges associated with a high public-debt burden,” Fitch said in […]