Delhi airport sees record number of passengers after second Covid-19 wave

By Administrator_India Capital Sands Delhi airport hit a new milestone on October 3, when it handled over 125,000 passengers (domestic and international) arriving or taking off. This number is the highest after the country was pummelled by the second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic in April. The country’s largest airport handled 107,300 domestic passengers on that day – again a record after the second wave. But read the numbers with caution. Despite an increase in flights…

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COVID-19 | Centre to start at-home vaccination for beneficiaries with special needs

By Administrator_India Capital Sands The Government of India is planning to start at-home vaccination against COVID-19 for beneficiaries with special needs, Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan said on September 23. The door-to-door vaccination facility will be extended to people with disabilities and/ or special needs that may hamper their accessibility to even near-to-home COVID-19 vaccination centres. Speaking about the new initiative, Dr VK Paul, Member-Health, NITI Aayog, said: “I am pleased to inform that an…

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U.K. May Tighten Takeover Laws to Curb Foreign Influence

The U.K. government is preparing to introduce legislation that would force British companies to report attempted takeovers that could give rise to security risks, The reporter said. Company directors that fail to observe the rules could face fines, disqualification, or jail, the newspaper said, without saying where it obtained the information. Prime Minister Boris Johnson also wants academic partnerships and research projects to be included under the rules, reflecting his concern that the country’s cash-strapped…

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Dollar falls as focus shifts to recovery prospects

The dollar fell against most Asian currencies on Wednesday as prospects of more government stimulus and a global economic recovery emboldened investors to step up holdings of riskier assets. The Australian dollar hit a five-month high against the dollar, as funds headed toward economies that are seen to be recovering the fastest from the coronavirus pandemic. The Aussie, which has benefited from signs its economic downturn may be less severe than initially feared, could get an…

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