Clinical trial data is a critical factor in determining whether a vaccine works or not. Though experts say that inactivated vaccine is the established approach, some doubts were raised in March about the safety and efficacy of inactivated whole virus vaccine. Inactivated vaccines used against SARS (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome) and MERS (Middle East Respiratory Syndromme) had led to poorly regulated inflammatory responses or cytokine storms where the immune system overreacts. … [Read more...] about Explained: How did Bharat Biotech emerge as dark horse in race for COVID-19 vaccine?
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Jhunjhunwala: Whatever may be the reasons, as long as it happens I am happy. Whether it happens because of COVID, whether it happens because Modi decides it - that it should happen is more important and I think it will happen. We have reduced the tax rate, nobody ever thought - I never thought two years ago that India will see 25 percent corporate tax rate, but it is a reality today. So I think the urgency to respect business, to create ease of doing business is being recognised now as more urgent than ever. Necessary steps will be taken and I think in a democracy it takes time, but I think the time has come now. … [Read more...] about Rakesh Jhunjhunwala says biggest opportunities are in the most un-favoured stocks
India’s robust technology and internet industry have not fostered strong, competitive products for the domestic market. The Chinese internet products, on the other hand, have made inroads into nearly half the market. Additionally, Chinese products have not only gained widespread popularity among Indian consumers but have greatly benefited Indian consumers by increasing their spending power. … [Read more...] about Will India’s ban on Chinese apps impact Chinese tech firms globally?
Interestingly, TikTok had been banned several times in the past by authorities in India. The app was officially prohibited for not only promoting obscene contents but also over security and privacy issues. However, each time the app managed to get itself relisted on the Play Store and App Store. … [Read more...] about TikTok vanishes from Google Play Store and Apple App Store after Government bans 59 Chinese apps in India