Shares of HCL Technologies dipped 2 per cent to Rs 1,007 on the BSE in early morning trade on Friday, down 5 per cent in the past three trading days, on account of profit booking after the company reported a 26.2 per cent quarter on quarter (QoQ) growth in consolidated net profit at Rs 3,969 crore in December quarter (Q3FY21) earlier today.
The stock of the information technology (IT) consulting and software company hit a record high of Rs 1,073 on Wednesday, January 13, 2021.
The overall global coronavirus caseload has topped 93 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 1.99 million, according to the Johns Hopkins University.
In its latest update on Friday morning, the University's Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) revealed that the current global caseload and death toll stood at 93,051,654 and 1,991,997, respectively.
Drug firm Strides Pharma Science on Friday said its step-down wholly-owned subsidiary, Strides Pharma Global, has received approval from the US health regulator for Emtricitabine and Tenofovir Disoproxil Fumarate tablets, used to treat HIV.
The approved product is bioequivalent and therapeutically equivalent to the reference listed drug (RLD), Truvada tablets of Gilead Sciences.
The third phase of Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY 3.0) will be launched on Friday in 600 districts across India. Spearheaded by the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE), this phase will focus on new-age and COVID-related skills.
Skill India Mission PMKVY 3.0 envisages training of eight lakh candidates over a scheme period of 2020-2021 with an outlay of Rs 948.90 crore, said Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship.
In a tragic incident, Union Minister Shripad Naik was critically injured in a car accident, while his wife Vijaya Naik and personal secretary died in the hospital on Monday (January 11) evening. There were six persons in the car including the minister's wife and PA, out of which the two died in the accident. They were returning from a temple in Ankola when the car turned turtle in the Uttara Kannada district of Karnataka. The minister has been shifted to the Goa Medical College & Hospital, Bambolim.
A lot of students in the country wish to get access to proper education, but are unable to do so due to lack of financial resources, guidance or information, causing many bright students to give up on their dreams of further studies. However, for a better chance at improving the quality of life, education is important.
The alumni of Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) and National Institute of Technology (NIT) are set to conduct the National Level Common Entrance Examination (NLCEE) 2021 to offer scholarships worth Rs 5 crore.
President Donald Trump is issuing an emergency declaration for the nations capital amid growing concern among local and federal authorities about violence in the lead-up to and during President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration on January 20.
The declaration allows the Department of Homeland Security and Federal Emergency Management Agency to coordinate with local authorities as needed.
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