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June 30, 2020

Equity indices in positive zone, Tata Steel gains 4.7 pc

Mumbai (Maharashtra) , June 30 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices were in the positive territory during early hours on Tuesday amid strong global cues after data showed that China's manufacturing sector grew more than expected in June.At 10:15 am, the BSE S&P Sensex was up by 225 points or 0.63 per cent at 35,186 while the Nifty 50 edged higher by 64 points or 0.62 per cent at 10,377.Sectoral indices at the National Stock Exchange were mixed with Nifty metal gaining by 2.1 per cent and realty by 1.3 per cent.Among stocks,…

Pitamber Shivnani appointed MD & CEO of GE T&D India

New Delhi , June 30 (ANI): GE on Tuesday announced the appointment of Pitamber Shivnani as the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of GE T&D India Ltd effective July 1.He joined the company on January 15 as the Chief Executive Officer after 32 years with ABB. An alumnus of the Indian Institute of Technology in Roorkee, Shivnani has also attended the Senior Leadership Development Programme at the International Institute of Management Development in Switzerland and Harvard School of Business in the United…

YouTube bans Stefan Molyneux, Richard Spencer and more for hate speech

California , June 30 (ANI): Online video-sharing platform YouTube on Monday banned several prominent channels, including those belonging to Stefan Molyneux and Richard Spencer.The company banned six channels for repeatedly violating YouTube's policies.According to The Verge, other channels banned include American Renaissance (with its associated channel AmRen Podcasts) and the channel for Spencer's National Policy Institute. YouTube began taking stern measures on supremacist channels in June 2019."We have strict policies…

Google News partners with local news publishers to bring local news about COVID-19

California , June 30 (ANI): Google on Monday announced that it is partnering with local news publishers to bring local news about the COVID-19 pandemic to its Google News application. As cities and towns across the world respond with local policies and guidelines, the need for timely and reliable local news and information is vital. Google said that to help people navigate these complexities, they are working across their news products to highlight the latest local guidance and surfacing more content from local news…

New eye drops may prevent vision loss after retinal vein occlusion: Study

New York , June 30 (ANI): A team of researchers has now developed eye drops that could prevent vision loss after retinal vein occlusion, a major cause of blindness for millions of adults worldwide.A study, in mice, suggests that the experimental therapy, which targets a common cause of neurodegeneration and vascular leakage in the eye, could have broader therapeutic effects than existing drugs.The study was published in Nature Communications.Retinal vein occlusion occurs when a major vein that drains blood from the retina is…
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