India is one of the largest vaccine manufacturers globally by volume and provides 70 percent of UNICEF’s requirement. Various Indian players are at the forefront of the COVID-19 vaccine development and India is also attractive for clinical trials due to the incidence of myriad diseases, cheaper healthcare services, and favourable regulations. This completes India’s bouquet of offerings for vaccine developers and manufacturers. So, does this put India in an advantageous position? Will India play a key role in global vaccination? And is India ahead of the world in efforts to end COVID-19? … [Read more...] about 3-Point Analysis | Why does India have upper hand in global vaccine plan?
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Atul Kumar, a member of Nariman Point Churchgate Citizens’ Association, said, “In this area, the flooding (on August 5) took everyone by surprise. Nobody could recall a time when there was so much rain, so much flooding and such high-intensity winds. Buildings on Marine Drive have been here now since 1940 and despite being sea facing, this is the first time that we are seeing leakages in buildings. In the past also, Colaba has observed heavy rainfall but there has been no flooding. Some people say that the rain coincided with high tide but then it should have flooded in the past also.” However, Kumar said there is no evidence to directly link the flooding to metro project work or coastal road project work. … [Read more...] about Mumbai flood breaches new frontiers
So, the issue of re-capitalisation will only happen when the impact of increase episode of the NPAs will actually get in the system they haven't done so. we are still within the moratorium has and then after the moratorium phase there will be a phase when these NPA will come. we have tried to again minimise this to the extent possible, by extending 100 percent guarantee from or side to MSMEs. So, those incremental lending is guaranteed by us. we found other means as well to try and make sure there s no cascading effect of NPA that shoots up in the system. So capitalisation is something which is further down the track. What we now currently need to do is as we discussed we need to go to a rebuild phase and during the rebuild phase we need to make sure that banking position is in a position, to support and lend money and for that we banks do have resources. Something like, a (6-7) lakh crore of the resources are being put by bank as reverse Repo, as you … [Read more...] about Exclusive I Sanjeev Sanyal on economic recovery, IBC, financial doles, gold monetisation scheme and more
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on August 10 stepped up his attack on the Centre over the draft environment impact assessment (EIA), saying it must be withdrawn to stop "environmental destruction". Gandhi alleged that the aim of EIA 2020 draft was clear -- "loot of the nation". … [Read more...] about Rahul Gandhi says EIA draft must be withdrawn to stop ‘loot of the nation’
The institute said it had already created a community of Biomimicry enthusiasts who are working on exploring research opportunities, entrepreneurship, etc. IIT Madras also plans to arrange a Biomimicry challenge to encourage students to come up with sustainable ideas inspired by nature. … [Read more...] about IIT Madras to introduce full semester elective course on Biomimicry