The death toll due to COVID-19 rose to 4,971 and the number of cases climbed to 1,73,763 in the country registering a record single day spike of 265 deaths and 7,964 cases till Saturday 8 am, according to the Union Health Ministry. The number of active COVID-19 cases stood at 86,422 while 82,369 people have recovered and one patient has migrated, it said. In the last 24 hours, 11,264 patients have recovered. … [Read more...] about COVID-19: India records highest single-day spike of 265 deaths, 7,964 cases
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The union minister followed this up with another tweet: "Sadly, it has been 1.5 hours but Maharashtra Govt. has been unable to give required information about tomorrow's planned 125 trains to GM of Central Railway. Planning takes time & we do not want train to stand empty at the stations, so it's impossible to plan without full details." … [Read more...] about Uddhav Thackeray vs Piyush Goyal: War of words erupts between Maharashtra CM, Railways minister over Shramik trains
As an investor in early-stage technology startups, I’m excited by the possibility of seeing something new. We’re often reluctant to look seriously at companies in the social networking space because competing with the incumbents seems virtually impossible. But Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, and Snap aren’t going to be able to convert their business models overnight. They’re going to spend a few years fighting this issue in Congress and in the courts. And they’re going to do everything possible to prove that they’re not monopolistic and don’t deserve antitrust scrutiny and regulation, which will limit their willingness to squash innovation. … [Read more...] about Trump vs. Twitter: Is there a silver lining in the Section 230 fight?
"Markets have closed on a positive note, after a volatile day of trade, in anticipation of GDP data due out later today. Global cues also were negative, following heightened US-China diplomatic issues, which offset stimulus news and economies opening up," Vinod Nair- Head of Research at Geojit Financial Services said. … [Read more...] about Taking Stock: Volatile Friday! Nifty reclaims 9,500; Sensex rallies over 200 points
Institutional investment in real estate drops 12% in FY20 at nearly $4.5 billion: Report Will place draft e-commerce policy in public domain for comments soon: DPIIT Secretary Vaccine to prevent COVID-19 will take long time to be ready: Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw … [Read more...] about Coronavirus in India | Over 11,000 COVID-19 patients ‘cured’ in last 24 hours, recovery rate climbs to 47.4%