Maha Govt Allows Opening of Gyms, Salons With 50% Capacity Amid Covid Cases Surge

The Maharashtra government on Sunday reversed its earlier decision to keep gyms, beauty salons and spas shut amid an ongoing Covid scare and instructed in its revised guidelines to allow these establishments to function at a 50% capacity. The government in its statement said that beauty salons shall be grouped with hair-cutting salons and hence shall be permitted to function at a 50% capacity. It however stressed that under this revised guideline, only activities that…

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As Covid-19 cases surge in the city — 15,097 new cases were reported on Thursday — fuelled mostly by the Omicron variant, data accessed from the Delhi health department show that none of the confirmed Omicron cases have required oxygen or ventilator support, or been admitted to the ICU so far. According to the data, there have been no Omicron deaths so far. Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain also confirmed this on Thursday. A total of 1,091 out of 12,580 dedicated Covid beds were occupied as per the daily health bulletin on Thursday. Delhi also reported six deaths and the positivity rate also shot up to 15.34 per cent on Thursday. With the latest addition, the cumulative caseload has gone up to 14,89,463 while the death toll rose to 25,127. The number of active cases in the capital now stands at 31,498. The last time active cases were over 31,000 was on May 21 last year. Delhi had on Wednesday reported 10,665 fresh Covid-19 cases and eight deaths with a positivity rate of 11.88 per cent. With one more case of Omicron variant reported, the tally of such cases has risen to 465 in Delhi.

As Covid-19 cases surge in the city — 15,097 new cases were reported on Thursday — fuelled mostly by the Omicron variant, data accessed from the Delhi health department show that none of the confirmed Omicron cases have required oxygen or ventilator support, or been admitted to the ICU so far. According to the data, there have been no Omicron deaths so far. Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain also confirmed this on Thursday. A total of 1,091 out of 12,580 dedicated…

"As Covid-19 cases surge in the city — 15,097 new cases were reported on Thursday — fuelled mostly by the Omicron variant, data accessed from the Delhi health department show that none of the confirmed Omicron cases have required oxygen or ventilator support, or been admitted to the ICU so far. According to the data, there have been no Omicron deaths so far. Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain also confirmed this on Thursday. A total of 1,091 out of 12,580 dedicated Covid beds were occupied as per the daily health bulletin on Thursday. Delhi also reported six deaths and the positivity rate also shot up to 15.34 per cent on Thursday. With the latest addition, the cumulative caseload has gone up to 14,89,463 while the death toll rose to 25,127. The number of active cases in the capital now stands at 31,498. The last time active cases were over 31,000 was on May 21 last year. Delhi had on Wednesday reported 10,665 fresh Covid-19 cases and eight deaths with a positivity rate of 11.88 per cent. With one more case of Omicron variant reported, the tally of such cases has risen to 465 in Delhi."

Midcap, Smallcap indices recoup most losses; Sensex down 550 pts

The BSE Sensex had recovered partly from the day’s low and was down 523 points at 59,700. The NSE Nifty had declined 151 points at 17,774. The broader indices had recovered almost all the losses and were outperforming the benchmark indices. The BSE Midcap was down 0.2 per cent at 25,290 as against the day’s low of 25,079. Similarly, the Smallcap index was almost flat at 29,893 as against the day’s low of 29,594. The overall breadth also was positive – out of…

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Delhi News Live: Capital likely to record 10,000 cases today, third wave has set in, says Satyendar Jain

Delhi Live News: Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain Wednesday said that the National Capital is likely to record 10,000 cases today and added that the third wave has set in. “Delhi is likely to report around 10,000 Covid infections today, with the daily positivity rate rising to nearly 10 per cent. The third wave of COVID-19 has set in,” ANI quoted Jain as saying. On a day the national capital reported 5,481 Covid cases and Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal tested…

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Weekend curfew in Delhi from Friday 10 pm to Monday 5 am amid Covid surge

Amid a spike in Covid cases, the Delhi government has imposed a weekend curfew from Friday 10 pm to Monday 5 am in the national capital. All employees of government offices will shift to “Work From Home” mode — except for those associated with the Essential Services category. Addressing the media, Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said the impact of the Omicron variant of coronavirus was less severe but asked people to be on…

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Exports rise 36% to $23.8 billion in first three weeks of December

India exported items worth $23.8 billion during the first three weeks of December, up 36.2 per cent year-on-year. This came amid robust external demand for goods, according to preliminary data collated by the commerce and industry ministry. The growth was 27.7 per cent as compared to the same period of 2020. In terms of value, goods worth $18.65 billion were exported two years ago. Export of other items, excluding petroleum oil and lubricants, increased more…

"Exports rise 36% to $23.8 billion in first three weeks of December"

Stocks to Watch: Data Patterns, Tega, LTFH, GMR Infr, Allcargo, Ajanta Phar

By Administrator_India Capital Sands The key benchmark indices seem poised for yet another positive start backed by encouraging global cues, as fears of Omicron led economic recovery receded. This morning as of 07:55 AM, the SGX Nifty futures were quoted at 17,212 as against NSE Nifty 50 close of 17,073 on Thursday. Meanwhile, here the top stocks to focus in trade today. Data Patterns: Shares of the vertically integrated defence and aerospace electronics solutions provided are…

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Asian shares gain, dollar slips as Omicron COVID-19 fears recede

By Administrator_India Capital Sands HONG KONG (Reuters) – A global share rally continued in Asian trading on Thursday and the safe haven dollar slid as markets welcomed signs that the Omicron variant of COVID-19 might be less severe than feared, as well as robust U.S. economic data. Japan’s Nikkei gained 0.57% and MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan rose 0.55%, a third successive session of gains as it recovered from a jolt on Monday…

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Govt unveils scheme for setting up semiconductor fab units in India.

By Administrator_India Capital Sands In an attempt to attract large investments for setting up semiconductor wafer fabrication facilities within the country to strengthen the electronics manufacturing ecosystem, the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology unveiled the scheme for setting up Semiconductor Fabs in India. This is in line with the National Policy on Electronics 2019 (NPE 2019) to make India a global hub for Electronics System Design and Manufacturing (ESDM) and enable the industry to…

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Stocks to Watch: Axis Bank, Adani, Wipro, McLeod, Vedanta, Railtel, V-Guard

By Administrator_India Capital Sands  The key benchmark indices may seek a relief rally after two days of severe drubbing taking cues from the neighbouring Asian counterparts and SGX Nifty. As of 08:10 AM, the SGX Nifty futures indicated a gap-up opening of near around 150 points. Meanwhile, here the top stocks to focus in trade on Monday. CE Info Systems (MapmyIndia): The IPO had received strong response and was subscribed 154.71 times, the NIIs (wealthy investors)…

"Stocks to Watch: Axis Bank, Adani, Wipro, McLeod, Vedanta, Railtel, V-Guard"