Vaccine development is a long, complex process. Unlike drugs that are given to people with a diseased, vaccines are given to healthy people and also vulnerable sections such as children, pregnant women and the elderly. So rigorous tests are compulsory. History says that the fastest time it took to develop a vaccine is five years, but it usually takes double or sometimes triple that time. … [Read more...] about India to get Feluda paper strip test for COVID-19 by November-end
It was represented that such large issuers already have investments by PEs /other strategic investors who are classified as public shareholders, post-listing, and, therefore, mandating a minimum 10 percent post-issue capital at the time of IPO leads to unnecessary dilution of holding of the promoter/ existing shareholder and is therefore a constraining factor for listing. … [Read more...] about SEBI issues consultation paper on IPO equity dilution condition
"The addition of Tata MD Check as part of the testing arsenal will be a boost to the ongoing efforts against this pandemic. We are happy to further the cause of Aatmanirbhar Bharat in providing the launch pad for adoption of this indigenously developed test. Individuals can download Apollo 24/7 app with the benefit of availing reports within two hours," Dr Sangita Reddy, joint managing director, Apollo Hospitals told the paper. … [Read more...] about Here’s all you need to know about the Feluda paper strip test for COVID-19
In the spring of 2020, Newell launched a 14-week project called “Life Without Plastic: Alternative Explorations Through Design.” A professor of product design convened 24 students, in six teams, from a range of disciplines including industrial design, graphic design, and interaction design. “I wondered, what would happen if a bunch of unbiased students tackled the problem,” Young says. “At Newell, we have our own assumptions and orthodoxies about what we do: We don’t often ask ourselves why we’re using plastic. And yet a student would ask very different questions because they’re not involved in the system.” … [Read more...] about Students reimagine Mr. Coffee, Sharpie, and Paper Mate without plastic
The idea of bringing in these changed guidelines, the RBI said, is to harmonise the extant guidelines on sale of loan exposures issued through various circulars and make them consistent with the changed resolution paradigm in the form of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code and the prudential framework for resolution of stressed assets. … [Read more...] about RBI wants to give a makeover to India’s loan securitisation market: What does this mean for banks?