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The BMW 6 Series GT is a rebellious vehicle
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The BMW 6 Series GT is a rebellious vehicle

The latest BMW 6 Series GT defies the existing list of body types in the automobile industry. It's a fastback that isn't a three-box sedan or a hatchback. It's a large, well-made luxury car with a roomy, comfortable interior and smooth driving dynamics. There are petrol and diesel engines available for the vehicle. For this study, the petrol 630i M Sport, which is powered by a 2.0-litre turbocharged four-cylinder engine with 258 horsepower and 400Nm of torque has been used. The car's first feature is its size: it's 5.09 metres long and weighs 1,800 kilogrammes. The four-cylinder engine, however, feels capable of hauling its weight thanks to an 8-speed automatic ‘Steptronic' transmission that sends power to the rear wheels. The time from zero to 100 kilometres per hour in 6.5 seco...
India may face COVID-19 Vaccine shortage till July End- ISB
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India may face COVID-19 Vaccine shortage till July End- ISB

As India prepares to vaccinate every citizen over the age of 18 and under 44 years of age against COVID-19 since May, the Indian School of Business (ISB) has said that the current supply of jabs (vaccine) level is not very good, the inoculation rate was also seen in the first week of April. In its presentation to Niti Aayog recently, ISB also indicated that many states will continue to experience vaccine shortages till July. Also, read | Delhi Doesn’t have Sufficient Doses for Age Group Under 18 - 44 years According to this presentation, in the first week of April, an average of 34.6 lakh vaccinations was done per day. This figure includes both those who received the first dose and those who received the second dose. ISB's presentation on COVID-19 vaccine shortage and related issues ...
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New Delhi: 17,000 New Cases, Hotels, and Banquet Halls Convert into Hospitals 

The covid-19 cases are at their peak in the capital Delhi. Within the past 24 hours, 17,282 news cases have been observed with 104 deaths.  The new COVID-19 cases have been observed from the active 1.08 lakh tests- 73,915 RT-PCR and 34,619 rapid antigen test. A 15.92% of positivity rate has been observed, which is the highest ever in Delhi. However, earlier in November, there was a positivity rate of 15.33%.  “There are no ICU beds available in most big hospitals, both public and private. There is no sign of the outbreak ebbing either,” said a doctor at AIIMS, further said, if the cases continue to rise, the health infrastructure may collapse”.    Also read | Maharashtra lockdown: what's open and what's closed  As of now, Delhi has 50,736 active covid cases, of these 24,155 almost ha...
Stocks to Focus Today – HDFC, Tata Motors, Adani Enterprises, Maruti, Hero MotoCorp, Britannia Industries
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Stocks to Focus Today – HDFC, Tata Motors, Adani Enterprises, Maruti, Hero MotoCorp, Britannia Industries

HDFC Stocks to focus of HDFC Individual loan business continued to improve during the quarter ended 31 March 2021. Tata Motors Tata Motors has shifted its defense business to Tata Advanced Systems for an upstream consideration of ₹ 227.7 crores. The transfer has been completed through the sale of a recession as per the scheme of arrangement approved by the National Company Law Tribunal in Mumbai and Hyderabad. Also, read | Microsoft Soon To Launch Tech Hub In Noida Adani Enterprises Adani Road Transport (ARTL), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Adani Enterprises, has received an award letter for the development of the six-lane Badkumari - Karki section of NH-130-CD Road under the Raipur-Visakhapatnam Economic Corridor in Odisha. Adani Enterprises, along with its...
Pfizer and BioNtech have launched Covid-19 trials in children under 12 
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Pfizer and BioNtech have launched Covid-19 trials in children under 12 

  Pfizer and BioNTech have started covid-19 trials in children under 12, and are hoping for an expansion in covid vaccinations to that age by early 2022, the U.S drugmaker said on Thursday.  The first volunteers in the early-stage trial were given their first injections on Wednesday, Pfizer spokesperson Sharon Castillo said.  Pfizer and BioNTech vaccine was authorized by U.S regulators in late December for people above 16 years and above. According to the data from the U.S center for disease control and prevention, an account of 66 million doses of covid-19 vaccines have been administered in the united states on Wednesday morning March 24.  The pediatric trial of the vaccine which will include young children as 6 months old is similar to the one launched by Moderna last week.  ...
Delhi Government reduces the legal drinking age from 25 to 21
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Delhi Government reduces the legal drinking age from 25 to 21

  Delhi deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia on Monday announced that the AAP government has reduced the legal drinking age for consumption of liquor to 21 years from 25 years. https://twitter.com/AamAadmiParty/status/1373968953790369795?s=20 Major Key Points The government also said that no new liquor shops will be opened in the city. However, Delhi was among a few states and Union territories that had a higher age bar even as the rest of the country had moved on and reduced the legal drinking age. Hence, In what can prove to be a major game-changer. The government has also announced that it will exit the liquor business. Also, read | World Water Day: A Tale of Water that Everyone Should Know Important points that Manish Sisodia said in Press Conference Rela...
Indian Railways Will Never be Privatized Says Piyush Goyal
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Indian Railways Will Never be Privatized Says Piyush Goyal

Clearing the air over the privatization of Indian Railways, which has been opposed by several leaders, Union Railway Minister Piyush Goyal on Tuesday said that Indian Railways will not be privatized and will always remain with the government. However, the Minister also stressed the need for private investment for the more efficient functioning of the railways. Also, read | Nirmala Sitharaman discussed the global economic outlook with US Treasury Secretary Speaking on the Demand for Grants of Ministry of Railways 2021-22 in the Lok Sabha, Goyal Said - That there has been no death of any passenger due to a rail accident in two years. Mr. Goyal said the Modi government has hiked investment in railways to ₹ 2.15 lakh crore in 2021-22 fiscal, from ₹ 1.5 lakh crore in 2019-20 ...
Nirmala Sitharaman discussed the global economic outlook with US Treasury Secretary
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Nirmala Sitharaman discussed the global economic outlook with US Treasury Secretary

  FM Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday discussed the global economic outlook and exchanged notes on issues of mutual interest with US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen. https://twitter.com/FinMinIndia/status/1371499851645513728?s=20 In a series of tweets, the finance ministry said both Sitharaman and Yellen agreed to work closely through common economic and strategic collaboration in various multilateral fora, including the G20. Also, read | IT Employee Union Files Complaint Against Tata Technologies - sources The Ministry also said that Ms. Sitharaman and Ms. Yellen exchanged notes on the economic issues of mutual interest and looked forward to the meeting of the India-US Economic and Financial Partnership later this year. Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman had a frui...