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World Bank Seeks $12 Billion For COVID-19 Vaccine In Developing Nations

The World Bank funds would be disbursed over 12-18 months. Washington: The World Bank on Tuesday said it has asked its board of directors to approve $12 billion to help poor countries purchase and distribute eventual vaccines against Covid-19. The bank has already implemented emergency response programs in 111 countries and the extra money, if […]

Business

Power Finance Corporation: PFC eyes Rs 36,000 crore revenue in 2020-21

NEW DELHI: State-run Power Finance Corporation (PFC) has set a revenue target of Rs 36,000 crore for the current financial year. PFC has signed a performance-based Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the ministry of power, detailing various targets to be achieved by it during 2020-21, a company statement said. According to the statement, the MoU […]

Sports

MLB Wild Card Tuesday Takeaways — Reaction to all four games as MLB playoffs begin

6:21 PM ET MLB InsidersESPN The 2020 MLB playoffs began Tuesday with four American League Wild Card Series. The Chicago White Sox beat the Oakland A’s as Lucas Giolito flirted with perfection. The Houston Astros, who finished the 2020 season with a losing record, topped the Minnesota Twins to extend Minnesota’s record playoff losing streak […]

Technology

UnitedHealth acquires DivvyDose, an Amazon PillPack competitor

DivvyDose Source: DivvyDose UnitedHealth Group, the United States’ largest health insurer, has acquired DivvyDose, a start-up that helps patients with chronic illness get their medicines delivered in pre-sorted packages, according to a person familiar with the deal. The deal price was just over $300 million, the person said. They asked not to be named discussing […]