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India projected to grow at 10.1% in 2022 but outlook for 2021 highly fragile: UN

Hindustan Times 12 May 2021
In an overview of the global progress on Covid-19 vaccination, the report said that in India the number of doses administered is low at a ratio of 10 per 100 people, as compared to 68.2 per 100 people in the US, 12.4 in Russia and 13.6 in Latin America and the Caribbean.

Differences among Balochistan govt partners to be resolved soon: Suri

Dawn 12 May 2021
Replying to a question about recent attacks on members of security forces in Balochistan, he condemned them and held India responsible for these attacks ... “A peaceful and prosperous Afghanistan is important for the development and progress of Pakistan,” Mr Suri said.

Singapore Red Cross’ relief operations chart progress, medical supplies expected to reach seven states

Reliefweb 12 May 2021
- At today’s media briefing the Singapore Red Cross (SRC) announced progress in its humanitarian operations towards supporting the ongoing response to the COVID-19 outbreak in India ... The items being sent by SRC will be distributed throughout India through the Indian Red Cross Society (IRCS), which has been actively responding to the crisis.

Vaccines no major solution for short-term, cautions Panagariya

The Times of India 12 May 2021
Arvind Panagariya, Former VC, NITI Aayog explains why vaccination will take time to come to India's rescue ... If we can supply rapidly, then we can make good progress ... For the next two or three months, India will largely have to make do with whatever vaccine is available domestically — whatever Serum Institute and Bharat Biotech can make and supply ... .

Second Covid wave seems to have flattened but won’t end before July: Virologist

Live Mint 12 May 2021
Premium Premium Dr Reddy's signs pact with Eli Lilly to produce Covid treatment drug in India ... In his view, the actual mortality data for India is completely wrong ... “India didn't do that ... The virologist also said India may possibly see many Covid waves depending on the conditions at that time and the progress of the vaccination drive.

Virus spread in rural areas may hit recovery further

Indian Express 12 May 2021
Given the devastating impact of the second Covid wave, India’s GDP growth estimates for the current year are set to be progressively recalibrated downwards, but the scarring in the economy is likely to be much more than during the first wave ... For all the latest India News, download Indian Express App ... Coronanvirus Covid-19 India Second Wave.

Why Covid is a reality check for Modi’s flagship welfare schemes

Indian Express 12 May 2021
Announced in the 2019-20 Union Budget, it aims at providing drinking water to every rural home in India by 2024. The progress so far, again on paper, is quite impressive ... 7 things women must do to keep their heart healthyTechnologyNew Battlegrounds Mobile India teaser reveals Sanhok-like map.

Call off plasma therapy for patients of covid-19

Live Mint 11 May 2021
Before vaccines came along, this ‘logic’ may have seemed sufficiently plausible for the idea to be given a chance, and it has been employed widely by doctors across India ... VijayRaghavan, with copies marked to the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) and All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), deserves top-level attention.

Investors Gird for Fallout as Indian States Lock Themselves Down

Yahoo Daily News 11 May 2021
(Bloomberg) -- Investors are bracing for market fallout as state after state locks itself down in India to contain the spread of the coronavirus as infections and deaths surge ... Amid the uncertainty, foreign investors pulled $1.9 billion from India’s stocks and debt in April, the biggest outflow in a year, according to data compiled by Bloomberg.

Is the backchannel delivering?

The News International 11 May 2021
... between Pakistan and India ... Luckily, about three years or thirty-six months since the backchannel process began, Pakistanis have a slew of direct and indirect Indian actions and India-related events to choose from, to help assess the progress of these backchannel talks.

Scientists raise concern over ‘non-scientific use of convalescent plasma for Covid patients’ in India

Indian Express 11 May 2021
The experts listed evidence that was based on ICMR-PLACID – the world’s first randomised controlled trial on convalescent plasma in 39 public and private hospitals across India — which found “convalescent plasma was not associated with a reduction in progression to severe Covid-19 or all-cause mortality ... Covid-19 India Second Wave.

Where are Bitcoin & cryptocurrencies legal and where are they not?

The Times of India 11 May 2021
India. As of now,Bitcoin is not illegal in India ... From the famous ‘RBI ban’ in 2018, to the news about an imminent law to ban cryptos in 2021 which hasn’t materialized so far, India has had its share of ups and downs around Bitcoin regulation. There’s no denying though, that India’s climate around cryptocurrencies is becoming progressively stringent.

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MENA FN 11 May 2021
The software reports are formed by Market Research Future, which covers market options for progress ... The governments of Japan, China, and India are focused on the progress of their manufacturing and oil & gas industries and developments in digital technology, which can enhance the development of the market throughout the assessment period.

Covid: DR Congo in race against time to vaccinate people

BBC News 11 May 2021
The Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine makes up more than 90% of doses supplied to Africa, which are manufactured in India ... Meanwhile, neighbouring Rwanda delivered all the AZ doses they received into arms within weeks, as did Ghana and Ethiopia, although there are concerns that delays to new supplies arriving from India could delay progress there.

Indian cocoa growers begin to get a taste of bean-to-bar global concept

Business Line 11 May 2021
A concept launched by cocoa growers in South America to overcome the monopolistic tendency that crept among large buyers and caught the fancy of farmers in other countries is now developing in India ... Steady progress. In India, cocoa is grown in Kerala, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh.