30 Ridiculously Low Number To Look At Efficacy Of A Drug: Prof OC Abraham On Biocon’s Trial

Outlook
Like everything else, the medical world too has been roiled by Covid-19 as the search for life-saving treatments proceeds at a frenetic pace. This week, the debate veered to Biocon Ltd’s Itolizumab—the first Indian drug to get approval for restricted emergency use from the Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI)—and whether its clinical trial sample of 30 patients was too small to make…

RIL AGM 2020: JioMeet proves its mettle after successfully handling 3.2 lakh people simultaneously

FIRSTPOST
Addressing shareholders, Reliance Industries chairman and managing director Mukesh Ambani said JioMeet saw 5 million downloads within hours of its launch.

In its first massive challenge, JioMeet, the video-conferencing platform rolled out by Reliance Jio weeks back, was put to test during the Reliance Industries 43rd annual general meeting and proved to be impressive.

Reliance…

US work visa suspension unlikely to impact operations, says Infosys

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Infosys on Wednesday said the suspension of H1-B visas by the US does not make “logical sense”, even though the move is unlikely to impact the IT services major as it has been investing in ramping up local hiring in the country.

“On the H1-B visa, obviously it doesn’t really make any logical sense…various independent studies have clearly demonstrated the value that Indian IT service…

Export, imports fall for 4th month in June, but trade turns surplus after 18 years

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India’s exports fell for the fourth straight month in June as shipments of key segments like petroleum and textiles declined but the country’s trade turned surplus for the first time in 18 years as imports dropped by a steeper 47.59 per cent.

Exports in value terms declined by 12.41 per cent to USD 21.91 billion in June on weak global demand due to COVID-19, official data released on▪ …

Corona Warriors in Bihar at grave risk as 250 doctors, health workers get infected with Covid-19

The Statesman
According to a report of the Indian Medical Association (IMA), Bihar unit, more than 250 doctors and health workers are currently infected with Coronavirus and have been admitted to various hospitals for treatment while it has also claimed lives of two doctors, including an eminent ENT specialist Dr NK Singh posted with the Patna Medical College and Hospital (PMCH) so far.

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Exclusive | Kiran Majumdar Shaw on how Biocon hopes to beat COVID-19

Deccan Chronicle
The net worth of Kiran Mazumdar Shaw in 2020 is Rs 420 crore. But that is not the only reason why the executive chairperson of Biocon evokes admiration amongst her contemporaries.

Kiran has also been conferred with the prestigious IMC Ladies’ Wing —Woman of the Year Award 2019–2020.

Vanita Bhandari, the president of the organisation, pays her tribute by saying, “Ms Kiran…

IIFL Finance Launches Digital Gold Loan

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IIFL Finance, one of India’s largest non-banking finance companies has launched Digital Gold Loan, which allows customers to avail loans without visiting branch.

Customers of IIFL Finance can easily avail top-up and renewal of their gold loan account, add a bank account, download loan statement, pay EMIs etc.

In these times of Covid19…

Austria to lift travel warning for Italy’s Lombardy after fall in infections

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Oman Air Announces Flight Operations for Pakistan

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Spinners have potential to lead Pakistan to victory against England, says Shan Masood

Dancing before Falling: “Israeli” Gov’t Approval Rating Drops below 30%

Thousands in Bolivia Anti-Government Protest

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