There are broadly four types of vaccine — one, a vaccine based on the whole virus (this could be either inactivated, or an attenuated [weakened] virus vaccine); two, a non-replicating viral vector vaccine that uses a benign virus as vector that carries the antigen of SARS-CoV; three, nucleic-acid vaccines that have genetic material like DNA and RNA of antigens like spike protein given to a person, helping human cells decode genetic material and produce the vaccine; and four, protein subunit vaccine wherein the recombinant proteins of SARS-COV-2 along with an adjuvant (booster) is given as a vaccine. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus update | Northeast states constitute less than 5% of India’s active COVID-19 cases
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The issue will open on September 18 and close on September 23. The company is looking to raise money to develop software, infra, and strategic acquisition in technology space. It would also use the funds to develop a larger team, acquire assets, and for other issue expenses. … [Read more...] about IPO bonanza: SecMark Consultancy to hit D-Street, third firm to go public this month
It was in 2012 that a credit committee of ICICI Bank in which Chanda Kochhar was a member in her capacity as CEO signed a letter sanctioning a loan to Videocon promoter Venugopal Dhoot. ICICI was part of a consortium of more than 20 banks and financial institutions that disbursed the loan of Rs 40,000 crore to consolidate debt and expand into oil and energy. India’s third biggest lender ended up loaning Rs 3,250 crore to Dhoot’s business. … [Read more...] about ICICI-Videocon case: Deepak Kochhar arrested. Is Chanda Kochhar next?
She denounced the fact that "the high-level officials who organised and embraced the execution ... have walked free from the start", and that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman "has remained well protected against any kind of meaningful scrutiny in his country". … [Read more...] about Saudi verdict in Jamal Khashoggi case without ‘legal, moral legitimacy’: UN expert
"SMBs are critical to our economy as they contribute nearly a third of our GDP and generate employment for millions. The ongoing pandemic has impacted SMBs as much as any other segment. But the agility and flexibility in their operations, coupled with the adaptability to changing business environment and customer needs means they can bounce back far more quickly. However, it is critical to discover their challenges and address their pain points, which was the primary motivation for HP to commission this study," said Ketan Patel, managing director, HP India Market. … [Read more...] about Over 70% small, medium businesses in India bat for digital shift to weather COVID-19 impact