Pratishtha Nangia

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Reliance Jio profits jumps 44.9% to Rs 3,651 cr with net addition of 14.3 million subscribers during Apr-June

Reliance Jio on Friday reported a net profit of Rs Rs 3,651 crore during the first quarter of financial year 2021-22.

While several reports are doing the rounds on social media about the specifications of the reported JioBook, it remains unclear as to what the actual specifications of the laptop will be.

Commercial office market expected to pick up in next 6 months: Survey

As the lockdown restrictions eased after the second Covid-19 wave in India, offices began to re-open across cities.

Tracking Covid-19 recovery: Retail & recreation footfalls at 21% low; GVA estimated at 7.8%

Mobility indicators like people going out for recreational activities or walks in public places tell a lot about at what pace markets are opening up and control over Covid-19 infection levels.

Despite resumption in rainfall, crop sowing lags behind

The initial lacklustre monsoon led many state governments direct farmers to delay sowing of kharif crops this season.

Mumbai, Pune sells most houses; accounts for 45% of housing sales during Jan-June 2021

Of 99,416 residential properties purchased, 28,607 houses were sold in Mumbai whereas 17,474 houses were bought by people in Pune in the last six months.

Delhi-NCR gets more luxury houses: 17% of total housing units launched in the last 6 months are luxury

Amid pandemic, investments in residential real estate is now looked at as a trend with more people buying houses.

How fast will economy recover? It depends on businesses reopening, vaccination, Covid-19 third wave

As the sentiments towards economic revival turns positive with considerable policy support from RBI and the central government, the pace of economic recovery is dependent on the speed at which all businesses will open up foll

High petrol, diesel prices made people spend less on healthcare, other discretionary items

The consistent rise in petrol and diesel prices has been a cause of concern for the last few months and its impact can now be seen on consumer spending.

Economic recovery begins; industry gives recommendations for maintaining growth momentum

With gradual receding of the second Covid-19 wave, economic activities picked up in June, creating a scope for the economy to grow.

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More people invest in residential properties; 85% of houses under construction for 2021 booked

The current situation involving work from home culture has created demand for large sized apartments. This, in addition to cheaper housing, and perception of bottoming real estate prices are now driving the demand for residen

High petrol, diesel prices making milk, food, oils costlier too

With a significant rise in prices of petrol and diesel in many Indian states, commodities such as edible oils, foodgrain, vegetables are seeing some inflation too.

IT sector jobs at all time high; hiring of skilled professionals increases 52% from pre-Covid levels

After nationwide lockdowns, the recovery in hiring has been quick for the sector as it bounces back with a 163 per cent hiring growth in June'21 when compared to June'20.

Zomato offers upto 60% discount for whole month amid allegations of anti-competitive practices

Zomato is celebrating its birthday month by giving out up to 60 per cent discounts to people who order food from the app.

Liquor to get cheaper in Delhi: Govt allows discounts on MRP, tries to match prices with Haryana, Punjab, UP

Soon, Delhiites may not have to go to Haryana, Punjab, Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan to buy cheaper liquor, as the Delhi government has allowed sale of alcohol at discount on MRP, and has proposed to bring prices closer to that

Balacovin: Kerala firm PNB Vesper Life gets nod for phase 3 clinical trial of Covid drug

The company will be conducting a nationwide multi-centred clinical trial of the drug- PNB-001 (GPP-BALACOVIN), on Covid-19 patients who are hospitalised and are on oxygen support.

Deep Ocean Mission: What is this mission and why is it important

The mission is expected to explore the deep ocean for resources and at the same time, develop deep sea technologies that can be used for sustainable use of ocean resources.

Covid-19 self-testing: ICMR gives nod to Meril, Mylab self-testing kits; safety of these kits explained

The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has given a nod to self-testing kits including the one by Meril and one by Mylab.

World Milk Day 2021: The story of how India went from being milk deficient to largest dairy producer

India accounts for over one-fifth of the global milk production.

“The diversification has paid off,” said Ritwik Bahuguna, partner, agriculture, dairy and food-processing division, Wazir Advisors.

E-pass for Maharashtra residents: Here is what you need to know about travel pass

In the view of Covid-19 transmission, Maharashtra netizens can step outside only when there is a particular reason and this reason includes any medical emergency, death of first relative or a marriage in close relation among

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Google Photos free unlimited storage ends on June 1: What it means, what to do next and how to backup your precious memories

Starting June 1, Google will start putting a cap of 15GB for your files across Google Photos, Drive and Gmail.

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Amid growing vaccine criticism, Indian union health minister claims govt working enough to secure Covid-19 vaccine

Five months after the Indian government rolled out “largest vaccination drive” against the novel Coronavirus infection, the government has come under criticism as the country faces vaccine shortage.

The Russian health authorities after giving initial go-ahead to mixing Sputnik V and AstraZeneca doses have now asked for more clinical data and put the decision on hold.

Caregiving for COVID-19 patients: Instructions, monitoring and who can be a caregiver- explained

One needs to perform tasks in a manner that the viral infection does not transmit to the one who is giving care or other members of the family.

Everything to know about WhatsApp Pink, a new virus that can potentially give hackers complete control over your phone

Not just Coronavirus, there's another virus that Indians must be wary of. Even as COVID-19 continues to wreck havoc in the real world, there is another virus on the prowl, called WhatsApp Pink, that can potentially give hacke

Indian Railways: Freight transportation records highest loading; ran 450 Kisan Rail since August 2020

Indian Railways has recorded the highest loading in freight transportation. The Ministry of Railways in a release informed that in the financial year 2020-21, the Indian Railways transported the loading of 1232.64 Million Ton

Building trust in COVID-19 vaccination: Data suggests top 5 vaccine preference among Indians

Ever since the Coronavirus broke out last year, many have pinned their hopes on vaccine development. However, at a time when vaccines have come, many are skeptical about getting a shot as they do not trust the vaccinations co

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Koo app: why it is in news, privacy concerns, China connection and everything to know about the desi Twitter alternative

Recording more than 3 million downloads in just 24 hours, Koo has suddenly become the talk of the town with many big-ticket politicians and celebrities joining the platform in the wake of the government's ongoing stand-off wi

18 days, 4 million people: How India continues super run of fastest vaccination drive in the world

In just 18 days after rolling out the largest vaccination drive, India has succeeded in vaccinating more than 4 million healthcare workers.

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