The current slow vaccination in India has seen a big drop despite the fact that 50 per cent more vaccine doses have been administered under the new vaccination policy that begin on June 21 as compared to the first 20 days of the last month.
Jeff Bezos is leaving the rest of the world behind when it comes to wealth accumulation. The world’s richest man reached a record $211 billion net worth Tuesday after Amazon.com Inc. shares rose 4.7% after the Pentagon announced it was canceling a cloud-computing contract with rival Microsoft Corp.
Parliament Standing Committee on Information Technology (IT) has summoned Google and Facebook on June 29, Tuesday. Parliament Standing Committee is scheduled to hold a meeting on June 29 to hear the views of Facebook India and Google India on safeguarding citizens’ rights and prevention of misuse of social online news media platforms, as per a report by ANI.
The new e-commerce rules are expected to have an impact across the board in an e-retail market India forecasts will be worth $200 billion by 2026. New Indian e-commerce rules will raise costs for all online retailers but particularly Amazon and Walmart’s Flipkart as they may have to review their business structures, senior industry sources told Reuters.
China has administered more than a billion doses of its Covid-19 vaccines, a key milestone in the world’s largest inoculation drive. As of Saturday, 1,010,489,000 doses had been given to people in China, according to the country’s National Health Commission (NHC).
India targets to procure 20-25 crore Covid-19 vaccine doses by July-end amid attempts to ramp up the Covid-19 vaccination drive in the country further, the Indian government said on Sunday, and 30 crore doses in August-September, news agency ANI reported citing government sources.
Bitcoin cryptocurrency declined for the seventh time in eight days, extending losses after President Joe Biden was said to propose almost doubling the capital-gains tax for the wealthy. The slide pushed Bitcoin down as much as 5.8% to about $48,596 as it continued to lose momentum.