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JSW Steel inks pact with JFE Steel Corp to conduct feasibility study for proposed JV in India

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has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with JFE Steel Corporation to conduct a feasibility study and to establish a grain-oriented electrical steel sheet manufacturing and sales joint venture company in India. “This feasibility study for a JV with JFE Steel for manufacturing grain-oriented electrical steel sheet in India will strengthen our position as India’s leading…

I never saw any report which said numbers will go very high: Biotech Secy

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Department of Biotechnology secretary Renu Swarup speaks to ET on the virus variants at work, ongoing studies to assess reinfection after vaccination and more. Excerpts: THE VARIANTS Data for the UK variant is already there. Those from South Africa and Brazil have not spread so much. In Punjab, the UK strain was the largest concern…

Cut mid, small cap allocation by 5%

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SynopsisPortfolio managers are pruning allocation to mid and small cap funds by 5% in investor portfolios. Portfolio managers are pruning allocation to mid and small cap funds by 5% in investor portfolios. This comes amidst fears of the second wave of Covid -19 hurting economic growth, high valuations and a sharp run up over the…

March infrastructure output rises 6.8% y/y

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The output of eight core sectors grew by 6.8 per cent in March, driven by base effect-led uptick in production of natural gas, steel, cement and electricity, official data showed on Friday. The growth rate of the eight infrastructure sectors — coal, crude oil, natural gas, refinery products, fertilisers, steel, cement and electricity — stood…

What India must do to avert another wave

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Even as we battle the massive wave of Covid-19 infections, it is important to take steps to avert the next such wave. For unless we take these steps, another wave is all but certain. As on April 23, the United States had fully vaccinated 36% of above-18 population and given the first jab to another…

Delhi: Row over delay in completion of 8 oxygen generation plants, Centre, AAP govt accuse each other

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Boris Johnson says looking to ‘help and support’ India as UK travel ban begins

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SynopsisThe comment by Johnson, who was forced to cancel a planned visit to India this weekend amid a surge in infections, came as the “red list” COVID-19 travel restrictions came in force for India on Friday, which bans entry for travellers from India and requires British and Irish nationals and long-term UK residents returning home…

It’s unfair to blame election for Covid spread: Dilip Ghosh

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With West Bengal witnessing an unprecedented surge in Covid cases, the BJP has decided to restrict the number of people at its rallies. Only 500 individuals will be allowed at the rallies to be addressed by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi and focus will shift to the digital medium.Dilip Ghosh, MP and President of BJP’s…

Trinamool Congress to hold small election meetings in Kolkata amid rise in COVID cases

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Synopsis”Mamata will not campaign in Kolkata anymore. Only one ‘symbolic’ meeting on the last day of campaigning in the city on April 26,” TMC said.COVID-19 caseload of West Bengal, where an eight-phase assembly election is underway, soared to 6,59,927 as the state registered its highest single-day spike of 8,419 fresh infections on SundayIn view of…

Covid-19: Testing delays a big issue in Uttar Pradesh

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Amid the record jump in new Covid-19 infections in Lucknow, testing for the disease in the city has been severely constrained with several private diagnostic laboratories not conducting tests or limiting their sample collection. Some pathology chains ET spoke with said they have been “disallowed”. Some others cited logistical bottlenecks for drastically reducing sample collection.…

Russian President Putin gets 2nd COVID-19 vaccine shot

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Russian President Vladimir Putin said Wednesday he got his second COVID-19 vaccine shot, three weeks after getting the first dose. The Russian leader announced getting the jab, which was kept out of the public eye, at a session of the Russian Geographical Society, in which he took part via video link. “Right now, before entering…

Covid-19: Maharashtra reports 63,294 cases

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Even as Maharashtra Government is preparing for stricter pandemic restrictions, the state on Sunday reported 63,294 fresh cases of Covid-19. The total number of active cases in the state has risen to 5,65,587.The Pune district continues to be on the top position with 1,09,590 cases, followed by Mumbai at 91,100.A press statement issued by the…

Andhra Pradesh reports 2,765 new Covid-19 cases

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National Our Bureau Hyderabad | Updated on April 09, 2021 Active cases now stands at 16,422 Rapid increase of new Covid-19 cases is continuing in Andhra Pradesh with detection of 2,765 new cases detected in the last 24 hours.As per a bulletin released by the State government on Friday, out of 31,892 samples tested in…

Covid-19: Telangana reports 1,914 new cases

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Telangana has reported 1,914 new Covid positive cases, while five persons died due to the viral infection on Tuesday. The number is likely to grow in the next few days as results of several samples are yet to come.The State has 11,617 active cases, and private and government hospitals have witnessed a rush of patients.The…

Manufacturing PMI fell to 7-months low of 55.4 in March

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Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) for India dropped to 55.4 in March as against 57.5 in February. Though this is seven-months low and growth has lost some momentum, still latest reading was indicative of a substantial improvement in the health of the sector that outpaced the long-run series average.Another bad news is that job creation…