Bharat Biotech gets approval to test nasal COVID-19 vaccine as booster shot

January 6, 2022

As India is witnessing a surge in cases of Omicron variant, Hyderabad-based Bharat Biotech, on Wednesday, was approved to conduct late-stage trials of its nasal COVID-19 vaccine to be used as a booster shot. The vaccine maker submitted the late-stage trial application to the Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) in December, adding that an intranasal vaccine as a booster dose will be easier to administer in mass vaccination campaigns….

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Amazon, Flipkart revenues soar in FY21 as e-commerce sees aggressive sales

January 6, 2022

E-tailers Amazon, Flipkart’s revenues and profits have witnessed a significant jump in FY21 as online shopping turned mainstream with COVID-19 impacting the physical retail industry of India. Data sourced from business intelligence firm Tofler indicated that Amazon Seller Services India and Amazon Wholesale reported a surge in profits despite the regulatory crackdown and legal tussles the e-commerce giant is entangled in. The revenues of Amazon Seller Services, as per Tofler,…

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Check SBI’s service charges on IMPS, NEFT and RTGS transactions– See complete chart here

January 6, 2022

New Delhi: India’s largest lender State Bank of India (SBI) has enhanced the limit on IMPS transactions from Rs 2 lakh upto Rs 5 lakh. Though the bank will charge customers along with GST on IMPS through bank branches from next month, there will be nil charges on transactions through Digital Channels, said SBI. “In an aim to encourage customers to adopt digital banking, SBI has not levied any Service…

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