RIL, Wipro, Nestle, Kotak Bank among top gainers & losers as market ends higher

Indian equity market ended at record high on Friday led by buying in index majors Reliance Industries, Wipro and Maruti, rising for the fourth straight session. The Sensex climbed 20.96 points to close at 62,293.64, its fresh record high. During the day, it jumped 175.05 points, or 0.28 per cent, to 62,447.73 – its all-time … Read more

DCGI approves Bharat Biotech’s intranasal heterologous ‘Five Arms’ COVID-19 booster dose

The Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) has approved Bharat Biotech’s intranasal heterologous ‘Five Arms’ booster dose for restricted use for COVID-19, according to a report in news agency ANI. According to the news agency, members of the Subject Expert Committee (SEC) of DCGI met on November 15 to discuss the intranasal ‘five arms’ booster … Read more

Hashtag Trending Nov.25- Use of robots by San Francisco police; FDA approves first gene therapy for hemophilia; Brazil regulators seizes iPhones

The San Francisco Police Department considers letting robots use deadly force, the FDA approves a $3.5 million treatment for hemophilia, and Brazil’s regulator seizes hundreds of iPhones. For all these tech news trending right now, welcome to Trending Hashtags. It’s Friday, November 25th and I’m your host, Asha Pamma. The Verge reports that the San … Read more

Nykaa’s Pink Friday sale clocks 8 lakh orders on Day 1; most orders from tier 2 and tier 3 cities

Online beauty and fashion retailer Nykaa on Friday said that its annual beauty sale ‘Pink Friday’ recorded eight lakh orders on the first day. , According to the company, purchases of makeup, skincare and haircare have increased 14x, 12x and 9x respectively. Interestingly, 57 per cent of purchases were made by buyers from Tier 2 … Read more

Vehicles belonging to GoI or its undertakings older than 15 yrs to not run on roads: Gadkari

Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari said that all vehicles of the Government of India or its undertakings will become junk after 15 years and will not ply on the roads. He said that the state governments should also phase out all those buses, trucks and cars that come under their purview and … Read more

Why do many ‘DIY investors’ leave D-St within 2 years? Shyam Sekhar cites IPO lottery, 2 more reasons

Market veteran Shyam Shekhar says that most DIY investors lose money because they prefer trading over investing; They blindly participate in the ‘IPO lottery’; And they sell the winning stocks while sticking with the losers. Shekhar said these are the three mistakes DIY investors mostly make and find themselves abandoned within two years of investing … Read more

Delhi classroom construction scam: Vigilance directorate suggests probe by a specialised agency into ‘Rs 1,300 crore scam’

The Vigilance Directorate on Friday recommended a detailed probe by a “special agency” into alleged irregularities in the construction of 2,405 classrooms for Delhi government schools, which it claimed involved a scam of Rs 1,300 crore. Delhi government’s Vigilance Directorate has submitted a report to the Chief Secretary recommending a probe into “serious irregularities and … Read more