RBI may launch digital currency trials by Dec
The Morning Standard|August 28, 2021
THE first-ever trials for digital rupee in India may be launched by December 2021, Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Shaktikanta Das has said.

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YouTube, TikTok, Snap Honchos Face Senators On Kids' Safety

WASHINGTON: Bearing down on hugely popular social media platforms and their impact on children, the leaders of a Senate panel have called executives from YouTube, TikTok and Snapchat to face questions on what their companies are doing to ensure young users’ safety.

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Axis Bank Profit Jumps 86% To ₹3,133 Cr

Private sector lender Axis Bank on Tuesday reported 86.2% year-on-year (YoY) growth in standalone profit at ₹3,133.32 crore for the quarter ended September 2021 (Q2FY22) mainly on account of significant fall in provisions.

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After Wankhede, NCP Targets Vigilance Chief

After targeting Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB)’s zonal director Sameer Wankhede, the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) seems to be training its gun on Gyaneshwar Singh, the vigilance official leading the probe on graft charges against the NCB officer.

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Chip Shortage: Crisil, Ind-Ra Cut PV Industry Growth Forecasts

TWO rating agencies — Crisil Ratings and India Ratings — on Tuesday cut down growth forecasts of India’s passenger vehicle (PV) market amid deepening shortage of semiconductors which has forced India’s largest carmaker Maruti Suzuki and others to significantly reduce their production level in recent months. While Crisil expects the PV market to grow 11-13% year-on-year in FY22 against the earlier forecast of 14-16%, India Ratings expects growth to moderate at 15-18% y-o-y during FY22 from the previous estimate of 18-22%.

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October 27, 2021

Massive fogging drive to curb surge in dengue

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October 27, 2021

Decision on reopening of DU after Diwali, says V-C

The move assumes significance in the light of upcoming DUTA polls

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October 27, 2021

Congress teachers' wing INTEC gets office bearers

WITH the Delhi University Teachers’ Association) polls around the corner, the Delhi Pradesh Congress Committee President Anil Chaudhary on Tuesday appointed office bearers for its teachers’ wing —Indian National Teachers’ Congress (INTEC).

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The Morning Standard
October 27, 2021

Making Profit Is Not A Public Nuisance: HC In Coronil Case

While hearing a petition seeking action against Yoga Guru Ramdev for wrongfully promoting Coronil as a cure for COVID-19 during second wave, the high court on Monday stated that making profit is neither a public nuisance nor a wrongful act.

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The Morning Standard
October 26, 2021

Post Loss, Kohli Welcomes Break

It was one of those days for India. They were completely outplayed by Pakistan in all departments of the game, resulting in a 10-wicket loss. It was a tough pill for Virat Kohli and co to swallow considering they were looked upon as one of the title favourites. When teams lose in such style, they take time to recover. So it’s a touch of good fortune that their next game, against New Zealand, is only on Saturday. It gives the team time to recover.

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