In India-China crisis, an India-US bonanza in view

Washington: A border clash has plunged ties between India and China to their lowest point in decades. But one beneficiary looks clear — the US-India relationship. Experts say India could finally end equivocation about openly aligning itself with the long-eager United States, although there will still be disagreements — which, paradoxically, are now mostly due … Read more In India-China crisis, an India-US bonanza in view

J&K: Army foils infiltration attempt along LoC

SRINAGAR: Two militants were killed on Saturday as the Army foiled an infiltration attempt along the Line of Control (LoC) in Naugam sector of Jammu and Kashmir, a defence spokesperson said.Early in the morning, suspicious movement was detected by the troops along the Line of Control at Naugam sector in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district, defence … Read more J&K: Army foils infiltration attempt along LoC

Explained: Why US cannot say no to foreign students

How important are international students to US universities? Extremely important, say experts, be it by way of diversity, the quality of talent or the revenue they bring to institute coffers.On Wednesday, Harvard University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology sued the Trump administration to protect student visas, and vowed to pursue the case vigorously, according to … Read more Explained: Why US cannot say no to foreign students

Banks’ fund-raising spree giving wrong vibes; stay cautious

The domestic equity market continued its fractured up-move, defying grim economic growth prospects for India as well as the world as projected by the IMF in its latest report. It seems first-time investors, who can also be termed as lockdown players, and traders have taken this market higher by shoring up share prices of smallcaps … Read more Banks’ fund-raising spree giving wrong vibes; stay cautious

Jio Platforms receives over Rs 30,362 crore from four investors

MUMBAI: Jio Platforms has received all the approvals for its stake sales to L Catterton, PIF, Silver Lake and General Atlantic Singapore, and has got a total of Rs 30,362.43 crore for 6.13,% stake.“We hereby inform that, after receipt of all requisite approvals, Jio Platforms Limited, a subsidiary of the Company, received the subscription amounts … Read more Jio Platforms receives over Rs 30,362 crore from four investors

Biogen: Approval Prospects for Aducanumab Amount to a Flip of a Coin, Says J.P. Morgan

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Not all biotechs are highflyers in 2020. Despite some pharma companies’ elevated coronavirus driven valuations, some have had to settle for more pedestrian performances.Take for instance biotech Biogen (BIIB). The large cap has had a middling 2020 so far, with shares down by 6% since the turn of the year.Might that be about to change … Read more Biogen: Approval Prospects for Aducanumab Amount to a Flip of a Coin, Says J.P. Morgan

UN fails to find consensus after Russia, China veto on Syrian aid

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United Nations (United States) (AFP) – The UN Security Council failed to find a consensus on prolonging cross-border humanitarian aid to Syria on Friday after Russia and China vetoed an extension and members rejected a counter proposal by Moscow. Without an agreement, authorization for the transport of aid to war-torn Syria, which has existed since … Read more UN fails to find consensus after Russia, China veto on Syrian aid