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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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NTAGI Likely To Consider Reducing Gap Between Two Doses Of Covishield: Sources

The government in May had further extended the gap between the two doses of Covishield from 6-8 weeks to 12-16 weeks and said the decision to increase the gap was based on scientific evidence.

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Japan Suspends 1.63M Doses Of Moderna Over Contamination

The health ministry said contamination was reported from multiple vaccination sites. Some doses might have been administered, but no adverse health effects have been reported so far

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China Accuses US Of Politicising COVID-19 Origins Research

China, the US and the World Health Organisation are entangled in a feud that centres on whether the virus that causes COVID-19 could have leaked from a lab in the city of Wuhan, where the disease was first detected in late 2019.

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Gold Futures Fall On Low Demand

Gold contracts for the October delivery traded lower by Rs 184, or 0.39 per cent, to Rs 47,428 per 10 gram in a business turnover of 11,949 lots.

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Crude Oil Futures Dip On Weak Spot Demand

Crude oil for August dropped by Rs 5, or 0.1 per cent, to Rs 5,016 per barrel with a business volume of 5,133 lots.

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MFIs, Assam Govt Sign MoU For Assam Microfinance Incentive And Relief Scheme

The MOU lays down duties and responsibilities of the two parties – Assam government and lenders including six universal banks, 25 NBFC MFIs, two NBFCs, and four small finance banks – for ensuring successful implementation of the scheme, a release said.

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