US economy returns to pre-pandemic size, grows 1.6% in Q2

US economy returns to pre-pandemic size, grows 1.6% in Q2

By Administrator_India Capital Sands The US economy grew solidly in the second quarter (Q2), pulling the level of gross domestic product (GDP) above its pre-pandemic peak, as massive government aid and vaccinations against Covid-19 fueled spending on goods and travel-related services. GDP, the broadest measure of economic output, grew 1.6 per cent in Q2, the commerce department said […]

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Zydus Cadila plans to start vaccine trials on children above 5 yrs soon

By Administrator_ India Capital Sands Ahmedabad-based pharma major Cadila Healthcare (Zydus Cadila) is planning to start clinical trials on children aged 5 years and above soon for its DNA-plasmid technology-based Covid-19 vaccine, claimed a senior official. Meanwhile, the company is awaiting approval from the Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) for its vaccine ZyCoV-D. It […]

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Delhi bans Holi, Navaratri, Shab-e-Barat gatherings in view of rising COVID-19 cases

By Administrator_ India Capital Sands In view of the rising COVID-19 cases, the Delhi government has banned all gatherings on the occasions of Holi, Navaratri, and Shab-e-Barat, an official order said on March 23. The Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) has warned of penal action against those found flouting the government order barring congregations on […]

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COVID-19 Vaccine Tracker: Over 1.61 lakh people receive coronavirus vaccine on February 23

By Administrator_India Capital Sands A total of 1,19,07,392 beneficiaries have so far been vaccinated for COVID-19 through 2,53,434 sessions held till the evening of February 23, the 39th day of the immunisation drive, according to a provisional report of the Union Health Ministry. On February 23, 1,61,840 beneficiaries were vaccinated till 6 pm through 8,557 sessions, […]

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2020 worst year ever is history of aviation, air travel demand plunged by 65.9%: IATA

2020 worst year ever is history of aviation, air travel demand plunged by 65.9%: IATA

By Administrator_India Capital Sands The COVID-19 pandemic-hit 2020 was recorded as the worst year ever in the history of global aviation, with the overall demand  (revenue passenger kilometres or RPKs) plunging by 65.9 percent, said a report released by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) on February 3. International passenger demand fell by 75.6 percent vis-a-vis 2019, whereas, […]

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