Archive News of October 19, 2021
China has increased its military exercises facing India’s eastern sector, says India's Eastern Army Commander

China has increased the number of its military exercises facing India’s eastern sector; it has also marginally added troops and added to troop habitat on its side across the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in Arunachal Pradesh.  Eastern Army Commander Lt Gen Manoj Pande said: “The annual training exercises of the PLA (People’s Liberation Army) have increased and also the duration of exercises has gone up. The reserve formulations of the PLA that had moved (forward) continue to remain in position.”

October 19, 2021 09:30 PM
Petrol, diesel prices on October 19: Fuel prices remain at record highs

The last increase on October 17 took the price of petrol in Delhi to its highest-ever level of Rs 105.84 a litre.

October 19, 2021 02:53 PM
Stocks open broadly lower as Wall Street's momentum slows

Technology and health care companies were leading the way lower, while energy companies bucked the downward trend and moved higher.

October 19, 2021 02:52 PM
Unvaccinated players unlikely to get visa to play Australian Open: Official

Andrews made the comments after men’s world number one and defending champion Novak Djokovic declined to reveal his vaccination status and said he was unsure if he would defend his title

October 19, 2021 01:38 PM
Chinese electric scooter company to shift production base to India

DAO EVTech is laying the groundwork for the launch of its first electric two-wheelers in the Indian market as it pursues talks with the Andhra Pradesh government for a plant in Chittoor that will manufacture products for export.

October 19, 2021 12:54 PM
North Korea fires unidentified projectile off east coast: South Korea military

The JCS did not immediately elaborate, but such projectiles have often been ballistic missile tests by the North, which has pressed ahead with military development in the face of international sanctions imposed over its nuclear weapons and missile programmes

October 19, 2021 12:23 PM
How a Frenchman sitting in Paris transformed Wipro

It’s still too early to say whether Wipro CEO Thierry Delaporte’s first-year success will sustain. If it does, it would be a case study in how a new CEO transformed a company of 2.2 lakh employees, sitting remotely in Paris in 15 months.

 

October 19, 2021 12:13 PM
WHO advisory group to meet on Oct 26 to decide on Bharat Biotech’s Covaxin

Synopsis

WHO had earlier said that Bharat Biotech has been submitting data to it on a rolling basis and had submitted additional information on 27 September after the global health body sought more data. “The technical advisory group will meet on Oct 26th to consider EUL for Covaxin,” WHO’s chief scientist Soumya Swaminathan said.

October 19, 2021 11:25 AM
Jammu Kashmir signs MoU with Dubai govt to develop real estate, industrial parks

Srinagar - In a significant step towards developing the industrial sector and other business enterprises in the Union Territory, the Jammu and Kashmir administration on Monday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Dubai government for development of real estate, industrial parks, and more.

October 19, 2021 02:42 AM