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India removes import duty on remdesivir

India removes import duty on remdesivir

New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) India has removed import duty on remdesivir, an anti-viral drug which is currently used to treat Covid-19 patients.The Ministry of Finance, in a notification issued on late Tuesday night, removed the duty on import of pharmaceutical ingredients used to manufacture of the d...

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Hero MotoCorp to temporarily suspend ops as precautionary measure

Hero MotoCorp to temporarily suspend ops as precautionary measure

New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) Keeping with the commitment to the safety and welfare of its people, two-wheeler giant Hero MotoCorp has decided to proactively halt operations on a temporary basis at all of its manufacturing facilities across the country.Accordingly, operations will temporarily be suspen...

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Regulator partially lifts B737 Max's ops ban

Regulator partially lifts B737 Max's ops ban

New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) India's civil aviation regulator Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) partially lifted the operational ban on the Boeing 737 Max aircraft.Accordingly, conditional approval has been granted to foreign airlines to operate the aircraft through Indian air space with pr...

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Cloud, AI and data to transform India in next decade: Nilekani

Cloud, AI and data to transform India in next decade: Nilekani

New Delhi: Although there is an acceleration in tech adoption and innovation across sectors in India, the key challenge now is to scale new-age technologies like Cloud, AL/ML and data in a way that these can empower more than a billion people in the next decade, global IT major Infosys co-founder an...

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OPPO A74 5G launched in India at Rs 17,990

OPPO A74 5G launched in India at Rs 17,990

New Delhi: Chinese smartphone maker OPPO on Tuesday launched a new smartphone, A74 5G, for India market at Rs 17,990.The smartphone features a 6.5-inch Full HD punch-hole LCD screen. It is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon480 5G platform and paired with 6GB RAM and 128GB internal storage."OPPO A74 5G a...

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itel and Jio to bring in superior mobile experience for Bharat

itel and Jio to bring in superior mobile experience for Bharat

New Delhi: itel is all set to enter into an exclusive partnership with Reliance Jio to bridge the digital divide by offering affordable mobile-based connectivity solutions for the new India -- Bharat.The partnership, which might be announced in May, would focus on the feature phone users who are vyi...

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MyDentalPlan raises $700,000 in seed funding, plans expansion

MyDentalPlan raises $700,000 in seed funding, plans expansion

New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) Bengaluru-based IT-enabled healthcare company, MyDentalPlan Healthcare Pvt Ltd has announced that it has secured a seed funding of $700,000 from SafePlanet Medicare LLP.Having made significant inroads in the wholesale market, MyDentalPlan is now planning to foray into the ...

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Duty cut, jewellery demand boosts gold imports: GJEPC

Duty cut, jewellery demand boosts gold imports: GJEPC

New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) Multiple factors, including high demand in gems and jewellery along with duty cut in gold, contributed to the rise in imports of gold to 160 tonnes, a growth of 471 per cent as compared to the same period last year, according to Gem and Jewellery Export Promotion Council (...

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New lockdown norms panics market, Sensex ends in red

New lockdown norms panics market, Sensex ends in red

Mumbai, April 20 (IANS) India's key equity indices ended Tuesday's trade in the red after more stringent lockdown norms were announced by the Maharastra government.The new norms panicked investors into a late session sell-off.Both the key indices ceded their early gains which came a day after the Ce...

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itel and Jio to bring in superior mobile experience for Bharat

itel and Jio to bring in superior mobile experience for Bharat

New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) itel is all set to enter into an exclusive partnership with Reliance Jio to bridge the digital divide by offering affordable mobile-based connectivity solutions for the new India -- Bharat.The partnership, which might be announced in May, would focus on the feature phone u...

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