Wednesday, October 21, 2020

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AstraZeneca contacted Gilead over potential megamerger: Bloomberg News

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain’s AstraZeneca (AZN.L) has approached U.S. rival Gilead Sciences (GILD.O) about a possible merger to form one the world’s largest...

Scientists backed by Zuckerberg urge Facebook to curb misinformation

Scientists who receive funding from Mark Zuckerberg's philanthropic organization, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI), have urged the Facebook CEO to do more to...

Shipping industry warns of trade logjam as crew remain stranded

The international shipping industry has warned of a threat to global trade from a mounting crisis on board merchant vessels, with up to...

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: FDA Reissues Emergency Use Authorizations Revising Which Types of Respirators Can Be Decontaminated for Reuse

SILVER SPRING, Md., June 7, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to public health and safety concerns about the appropriateness of decontaminating certain respirators,...

World Reaches 400,000 COVID Deaths

(BARCELONA, Spain) — The confirmed...

Lufthansa CEO promises Germans a ‘homecoming guarantee’

BERLIN (Reuters) - Lufthansa will bring home any Germans it flies abroad on vacation, Chief Executive Carsten Spohr said in a newspaper interview,...

‘The stock market had it right’

Workers back on the job at the construction site of new towers near Government Center in downtown Boston on May 19, 2020.Lane Turner...

Threat from climate change to financial stability bigger than Covid-19

Climate change poses a bigger threat to financial stability than the coronavirus pandemic and the rules on bank lending to fossil fuel groups...

The coronavirus was likely in the US before anyone knew it existed. It’s now hard to believe we ever assumed otherwise.

Elijah Nouvelage/Reuters The coronavirus may have reached the US by late December, mounting evidence suggests. Nearly 1 million passengers flew from mainland China...

Black Lives Matter Protests Emerge in 3 Continents

(BERLIN) — Tens of thousands...

AstraZeneca approached Gilead about potential merger – Bloomberg News

(Reuters) - AstraZeneca Plc (AZN.L) has approached rival drugmaker Gilead Sciences Inc (GILD.O) about a potential merger, Bloomberg News reported on Sunday, citing...

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LIC’s Jeevan Lakshya Insurance Policy Eligibility Benefits Premiums Sum Assured Premium Payment Other details here

LIC's Jeevan Lakshya plan can be purchased by any individual between the age group of 18 and 50 years.Life Insurance Corporation (LIC) of...

LIC policy: New deferred annuity plan launched – New Jeevan Shanti plan

State-owned Life Insurance Corporation (LIC) on Wednesday launched a new deferred annuity plan, which is a non-linked, non-participating, individual single premium plan. The...

Congress manifesto promises 10 lakh jobs, farm loan waiver, Rs 1,500 unemployment allowance

The Congress on Wednesday released its manifesto for the Bihar assembly polls, promising 10 lakh government jobs, farm loan waiver and a monthly...

IRDAI moots basic standard cover against cyber attacks

Soon, there could be a basic standard product cover for individuals and establishments against cyber risks.The Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India...