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BMC Asks People To Undergo COVID-19 Test On Returning To Mumbai After Ganpati Festival

The civic body has set up 266 centres offering free RT-PCR tests to people who have returned to Mumbai after celebrating Ganpati festival

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India Expected To Grow At 7.2% In 2021 But Economic Growth Could Decelerate Next Year: UN Report

After a 3.5 per cent fall in 2020, the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) expects world output to grow 5.3 per cent this year, partially recovering the ground lost in 2020.

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Govt Receives Financial Bids For Air India Disinvestment; Tatas Among Suitors

The government is seeking to sell 100 per cent of its stake in the state-owned national airline, including Air India's 100 per cent shareholding in AI Express Ltd and 50 per cent in Air India SATS Airport Services Private Ltd.

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US To Spend $470M To Learn More About Long COVID-19

The National Institutes of Health announced the plans Wednesday with a grant awarded to New York University and a goal of enrolling up to 40,000 adults and children nationwide.

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Moderna Covid Vaccine Produces Lasting Immune Response, Study Finds

They found that the Moderna vaccine spurs an adaptive immune response to the SARS-CoV-2 spike protein nearly identical to the immune system's response to a natural infection.

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Bengal Extends Covid Restrictions Till Sept 30, Night Curbs To Continue

District administrations, police commissionerates and local authorities shall ensure strict compliance with the state directives of wearing masks and maintaining social distancing

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India Records 25,404 COVID-19 Cases, 339 Death

The tally of active cases has declined to 3,62,207, which comprises 1.09 per cent of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate was recorded at 97.58 per cent

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Britain's Economic Growth Slowed More Than Expected In July

The economy expanded 0.1% in the month, down from 1% in June. Economists had expected gross domestic product to increase by 0.5%, according to a survey conducted by Pantheon Macroeconomics.

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PM Narendra Modi To Chair BRICS Summit Today; Focus On Afghanistan Crisis, COVID-19

The BRICS (Brazil-Russia-India-China-South Africa) brings together five of the largest developing countries of the world, representing 41 percent of the global population, 24 percent of the global GDP, and 16 percent of the global trade.

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WHO Urges To Halt Booster Shots For Rest Of The Year

Tedros acknowledged that third doses might be necessary for at-risk groups, but said: “We do not want to see widespread use of boosters for healthy people who are fully vaccinated."

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Covid-19 Vaccines Effective At Reducing Severe Illness, Hospitalisation: Lancet Study

The researchers used self-reported data from the UK COVID Symptom Study through the ZOE app from December 8, 2020 through July 4, 2021.

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Petrol Demand Continues To Rise In Aug, Diesel Lags

Fuel demand had recovered to near-normal levels in March before the onset of the second wave of COVID-19 infections led to the reimposition of lockdown in different states, stalling mobility and muting economic activity.

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IHS Markit India PMI Stands At 52.3 In August; Manufacturing Sector Activities Moderate

A softer upturn in sales led companies to pause their hiring efforts, with business confidence dampened by concerns surrounding the damaging impact of COVID-19 on-demand and firms' finances

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New Covid Variant, C.1.2, May Be More Infectious, Evade Vaccine Protection: Study

The new variant has more mutations than other variants of concern (VOCs) or variants of interest (VOIs) detected worldwide so far

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Ahead Of Festivals, Centre Asks Maharashtra To Consider Restrictions To Curb Covid Spread

Maharashtra reported 4,654 new coronavirus cases and 170 fresh deaths on Friday, taking the infection tally to 64,47,442 and the toll to 1,36,900.

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