policy

India turns to artificial intelligence for better and faster economic data

By Administrator_India Capital Sands India is turning from man to machines to improve the quality and speed of its economic data, which has been criticized as inadequate, delayed or even confusing due to sharp and unexpected revisions. The Ministry of Statistics is ramping up use of artificial intelligence for collecting, analyzing and reporting data to better monitor […]

Monsoon update: Parts of north India to wait little longer for rainfall as IMD predicts slow progress
pollution

India Pollution Tracker: Check AQI today in Delhi, Mumbai and other major cities

By Administrator_India Capital Sands Air quality has been deteriorating across India amid falling temperatures and New Delhi recorded the worst air quality among Indian cities, followed by Kolkata, on January 27. Over the past months, the Air Quality Index (AQI) has fallen dangerously low in the northern regions of the country, especially in New Delhi, […]

Global diamond trade is roaring back thanks to stuck-at-home shoppers
Business

Global diamond trade is roaring back thanks to stuck-at-home shoppers

By Administrator_India Capital Sands The global diamond trade had spent years in the doldrums, only to be crippled by the pandemic when started looking up. Now, at last, business is booming again. Factories in the industry’s “engine room” of Surat are so desperate to boost production that the most-skilled cutters and polishers are being head-hunted with offers […]

Facebook, Whatsapp, Privacy Policy
Business

Parliament panel questions Facebook on WhatsApp’s privacy policy changes

By Administrator_India Capital Sands Facebook executives on Thursday fielded questions from an Indian parliamentary panel about changes to WhatsApp’s privacy policy, days after the country’s technology ministry asked the messaging platform to withdraw them. The committee asked why Facebook needed to change WhatsApp’s privacy terms and how it will impact users, a panel member told reporters on condition […]

India to export COVID-19 vaccines to these countries from today
India

India to export COVID-19 vaccines to these countries from today

By Administrator_India Capital Sands India will start exporting COVID-19 vaccines from January 20, paving the way for many mid- and lower-income countries to get supplies of the easy-to-store Oxford/AstraZeneca drug, of which it plans to ship millions of doses within days. Serum Institute of India (SII), the world’s largest vaccine producer, told Reuters last week […]

Gold steady as inflation bets counter firm US dollar, yields
Commodities

Gold Traders Wait for Yellen to Weigh In on Dollar and Stimulus

By Administrator_India Capital Sands Gold steadied as investors awaited commentary from Treasury Secretary nominee Janet Yellen on the dollar and stimulus when she testifies on Capitol Hill a day ahead of Joe Biden’s inauguration as president. Yellen’s Senate confirmation hearing is likely to feature foreign-exchange policy, and will also serve as the first congressional forum […]

Monsoon update: Parts of north India to wait little longer for rainfall as IMD predicts slow progress
India

India Pollution Tracker: Check AQI today in Delhi, Mumbai and other major cities

By administrator_India Capital sands Air quality has been deteriorating across India amid falling temperatures. Over the last three months, the Air Quality Index (AQI) has fallen dangerously low in the northern regions of the country, especially in New Delhi, where it is on the brink of an “emergency” level. While the AQI hovering in the “hazardous” levels (especially […]

Bharti Airtel shares rise 5% on quarterly revision of weightage in MSCI index
Stock Market

Bharti Airtel shares rise 5% on quarterly revision of weightage in MSCI index

By Administrator_India Capital Sands The share price of Bharti Airtel rose 5 percent in the morning trade on January 15, a day after  MSCI Global Standard Indexes said it will raise the weightage of the telecom operator in the February 2021 quarterly review. National Securities Depository Limited (NSDL, on January 12 had updated the foreign investment limit […]