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Second Covid shot safe after allergic reactions to first dose: Study

Second Covid shot safe after allergic reactions to first dose: Study

New York: An allergic reaction after the first mRNA Covid-19 vaccine dose scares people from taking the next shot. However, a new study has shown that the second shot is safe and does not present any complications.A team of researchers led by allergists at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) in the...

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New index ranks rainforests' vulnerability to climate, human impact

New index ranks rainforests' vulnerability to climate, human impact

Washington: An international team of scientists, including from NASA, have created a tropical rainforest vulnerability index which shows how the world's rainforests are responding to warming climate and deforestation.The index was developed by a team of scientists and conservationists who were conve...

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Believe it or not! Bihar has country's largest deposit of Gold ore

Believe it or not! Bihar has country's largest deposit of Gold ore

New Delhi: Believe it or not, but one of the country's poorest state, Bihar, is the goldmine of the nation, literally, holding country's largest resource gold ore, more than traditional leaders.This revelation has been made by union minister of mines, coal and parliamentary affairs in reply to a que...

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Bezos offers NASA $2 bn discount for human lunar lander mission

Bezos offers NASA $2 bn discount for human lunar lander mission

San Francisco: Fresh from his trip to the edge of space, Amazon Founder Jeff Bezos has offered NASA a discount of up to $2 billion to give his space company Blue Origin the human lunar landing system (HLS) contract, won by Elon Musks SpaceX earlier this year.Escalating his space war with Musk, Bezos...

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What matters to Indian consumers when shopping online

What matters to Indian consumers when shopping online

Mumbai: Great customer experience coupled with data security, sustainability and ethics matter greatly to Indian consumers when shopping online, according to a study.The study, which was conducted by Qualtrics for SAP Customer Experience, surveyed 982 Indian consumers to understand their expectation...

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Google Search, YouTube sales soar to record high in pandemic

Google Search, YouTube sales soar to record high in pandemic

San Francisco: Riding on Search and YouTube advertising growth amid the pandemic, Google has posted a record $61.88 billion in revenue for its June quarter.Google Search reached a record $35.8 billion in revenue (up 68 per cent) while YouTube advertising revenue nearly doubled to $7 billion compared...

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Fuel prices could have reduced by Rs 1 but for OMCs' reluctance

Fuel prices could have reduced by Rs 1 but for OMCs' reluctance

New Delhi: The reluctance of oil marketing companies to make a downward revision of fuel prices in line with softening of global oil and product prices over past fortnight has prevented consumers from getting at least Rs 1 per litre relief on prevailing retail prices on petrol and diesel.In line wit...

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Adani Ports & SEZ 1st Indian infra firm to raise 20-year's money from markets

Adani Ports & SEZ 1st Indian infra firm to raise 20-year's money from markets

Ahmedabad: Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone Ltd (APSEZ), the transport and logistics arm of the diversified Adani portfolio, had successfully priced a $750 million senior unsecured dollar notes issuance with 20 years and 10.5 years tranches at a fixed coupon of 5.0 per cent and 3.8 per cent res...

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Govt justifies higher taxes on petrol and diesel

Govt justifies higher taxes on petrol and diesel

New Delhi: The government has justified high level of taxation on auto fuels suggesting that revenue from petroleum sector is important for running various developmental schemes but has refused to acknowledge the role played by higher prices of petrol and diesel in fuelling inflationary pressure on ...

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China trying to paint dark outlook for Indian economy

China trying to paint dark outlook for Indian economy

New Delhi: In a scare-mongering exercise, the Chinese regime's mouthpiece is raising the spectre of a looming financial crisis for IndiaGlobal Times warned regional governments to be wary. "The 1997 Asian financial crisis started in Thailand. If a similar crisis happens to India, it would likely sen...

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