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FM meets EU delegation to discuss FTA

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday met an EU delegation led by Member of the European Parliament (MEP) Bernd Lange and discussed issues of mutual interests, including the India-EU trade pact. As two of the largest open market economies and pluralistic societies, India and the EU can work towards a partnership that promotes international rule-based […]

Posted inCOVID-19

World’s longest known Covid infection lasted for 505 days in UK patient

An immunocompromised UK patient suffered the longest known days, 505, with Covid infections, claim researchers. Previously the longest known PCR confirmed case is thought to be 335 days. Researchers at the King’s College London and Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust studied nine immunocompromised patients, between March 2020 and December 2021, who tested positive […]

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Uniform trading hours may not be tenable for commodity derivative segments: CPAI

Commodity Participants Association of India (CPAI) on Tuesday said uniform trading time for all markets including stocks, bonds, currency and commodities may not be tenable for the commodity derivative segment. The remarks come in the wake of media reports suggesting that the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) and the Securities and Exchange Board of India […]