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Warning signs for global recovery as Delta dims outlook

A drubbing in world equity markets and a huge flight to safety into U.S. Treasuries this week suggests investors now doubt that a much-anticipated return to post-COVID normality is feasible any time soon. Data from the United States and China, which account for more than half of world growth, suggests a slowdown in the recent …

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Amazon’s online store down for many users globally

E-commerce giant Amazon.com Inc’s online store was grappling with widespread outages on Sunday night, according to outage monitoring website Downdetector, the second broad disruption to services since late June. Its online store showed error messages on several regional domains. Reuters could not access product listing on its domains including, the United States, India, Canada, the …

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India: Global travel should be based on tests, not jabs | India News

NEW DELHI: Foreign minister S Jaishankar said on Friday in Moscow that international travel should be based on testing and not vaccination. After a meeting with his counterpart Sergey Lavrov, he said “if people who are tested before travel and tested on arrival, it is a good enough basis for travel”. “But some countries have …

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G20 to call for global tax deal to be finalised by October

G20 finance ministers are to push for unresolved issues in a proposed global corporate tax overhaul to be ironed out by October, and are urging holdouts to join the deal, according to the latest version of their statement from a meeting in Venice. The statement, which two sources said was expected to be released without …

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India needs technical regulations to ensure toys meet global standards: PHDCCI

India should come out with more quality control orders and technical regulations for different products to check inferior and low-quality imports from China, industry chamber PHDCCI President Sanjay Aggarwal said in a statement. PTI | | Posted by Shanza Khan, New Delhi PUBLISHED ON JUL 09, 2021 04:32 PM IST There is a need to …

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‘CoWin fastest app to see 300m registrations’ | India News

NEW DELHI: The CoWin platform, the technology backbone of the country’s Covid vaccination drive, has become the fastest tech interface in the world to amass over 200 million registrations in four months, and then reaching 300 million a month thereafter, NHA CEO R S Sharma has said. The NHA chief said the app’s durability is …

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Gold prices in India see choppy week on global cues as Delta variant spreads

Gold prices in India sold at a premium rate for the first time in more than two months on Friday. After falling to ₹46,330 on Tuesday, the lowest level gold prices have hit since April 9, local gold futures were up and trading around ₹47,400 per 10 gram. In Delhi, gold gained ₹251 on Friday …

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Govt to invite bids from global firms for rural internet project

India will soon invite global bids to bring broadband to 361,000 villages across 16 states in public-private partnership mode with government aid, Union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said. The new plan, which will be executed by state-run BharatNet through a public-private partnership, was cleared by the Union cabinet on Wednesday. The selected private player will …

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