Wednesday January 26-th, 2022

Study Says COVID-19 Can be Killed by Mouthwash Within 30 Seconds Study Says COVID-19 Can be Killed by Mouthwash Within 30 Seconds

The report comes ahead of a clinical trial on Covid-19 on patients at the University Hospital of Wales. The study has yet to undergo peer review, but scientists called it a "promising" sign that mouthwash could help slow the spread of Covid-19.

UK: Mahindra-owned BSA to build electric bikes from 2021 UK: Mahindra-owned BSA to build electric bikes from 2021

While few were expecting to start the week with this announcement, which will see BSA badging adorn new motorcycles for the first time since 1972, the format of companies from the world's largest motorcycle market dusting off brands that first made t...

Lakshmi Vilas Bank under moratorium: 'Don't panic', RBI tells depositors Lakshmi Vilas Bank under moratorium: 'Don't panic', RBI tells depositors

The RBI has also placed the Lakshmi Vilas Bank under moratorium for 30 days and superseded its Board owing to serious deterioration in the lender's financial position. For the entire moratorium period, the bank can not conduct any of its business o...

Moderna follows Pfizer with COVID-19 vaccine

Overnight Moderna, one of their competitors, announced that they have one that's nearly 95 percent effective. The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained nearly 400 points in early trading to 29,872, an all-time high. The Janssen vaccine is the third t...

Hopes raised as second Covid vaccine trial shows almost 95% protection

Earlier on Monday, rival Moderna Inc said its experimental vaccine was 94.5% effective in preventing COVID-19 based on interim data from a late-stage trial, boosting hopes that vaccines against the disease may be ready for use soon. Of the cases, 9...

Pfizer to start Covid-19 immunization pilot program in four US states Pfizer to start Covid-19 immunization pilot program in four US states

The government has scrambled to secure the vaccine, with Matt Hancock announcing this afternoon that the United Kingdom has signed an "initial agreement" to purchase five million doses, but only from April. "We still need to know if there is protecti...

Tesla to join S&P 500, shares surge Tesla to join S&P 500, shares surge

Tesla shares jumped almost 14% in after-hours trading. The announcement marks Tesla's arrival as a consistently profitable company after building up losses in its first nine years as a public company. S&P Dow Jones Indices said Tesla will be one of...

Moderna says its coronavirus vax is more than 90 percent effective Moderna says its coronavirus vax is more than 90 percent effective

Europe's health regulator said on Monday it had launched a real-time "rolling review" of Moderna's vaccine, as it has done for vaccines from Pfizer and AstraZeneca. The study is continuing, and Moderna acknowledged the protection rate might chang...

Australia's stock exchange to not reopen on Monday after data issue Australia's stock exchange to not reopen on Monday after data issue

The so-called "Big Four" banks added as much as between 1.4% and 2.7%, while energy sector heavyweights Woodside Petroleum and Santos gained 1.1% and 1.7%, respectively. "Nothing aligns UX awful". Monday saw a new version of the ASX Trade equity ...

Jeep teases V8-powered Wrangler, confirms its production Jeep teases V8-powered Wrangler, confirms its production

The off-roader concept was an answer to the prayers of the Jeep Wrangler enthusiasts who had been asking us for a V8-powered Wrangler. Two posts on the brand's official Instagram display a video of the 6,4-litre V8 within the Wrangler's engin...

United Kingdom to ban sale of new petrol and diesel cars from 2030 United Kingdom to ban sale of new petrol and diesel cars from 2030

Meanwhile, Ian Plummer, director of AutoTrader said: "In order to meet the government's new ban of petrol and diesel cars by 2030, the sale of EVs must overtake the sale of traditional ICE cars by 2024". However, a Housing Street spokeswoman declined...

Iota nears Central America Iota nears Central America

Iota became a hurricane early Sunday and rapidly gained power, and was expected to pass over or near Colombia's Providencia island during the night. As of 0300 GMT Sunday, Iota - the latest in an unusually busy storm season - was about 440 miles (7...

Oil prices edge up on hopes OPEC+ maintains supply curbs Oil prices edge up on hopes OPEC+ maintains supply curbs

Oil was trading below $44 a barrel on Monday, finding support in recent sessions from hopes of a COVID-19 vaccine and for further action by OPEC+. The West Texas Intermediate for December delivery lost 99 cents to settle at 40.13 US dollars a barre...

J&J starts two-dose trial of its COVID-19 vaccine candidate J&J starts two-dose trial of its COVID-19 vaccine candidate

In total 25,000 people are already taking part in Covid trials in the UK. "We just don't know how each of these vaccines is going to behave and which are going to generate the better short and long-term immunity", he added. The first interim analys...

Brexit talks resume, Britain hopes to reach trade deal with EU Brexit talks resume, Britain hopes to reach trade deal with EU

Hopes expressed by some MEPs in Brussels that the departure of Dominic Cummings from Downing Street could lead to a change in the United Kingdom position appear to have been ill-founded. "There's no way the European Union would agree to ratify a ne...

Covid-19: Weak positive case confirmed to be community infection Covid-19: Weak positive case confirmed to be community infection

ARPHS confirmed the letter was presented to residents and that all other people, besides the two existing cases, had tested negative. 'Though there have been no locally acquired cases in NSW in recent days, now is not the time to drop our guard, ...

SoftBank-backed DoorDash's IPO filing reveals revenue surge, quarterly profit SoftBank-backed DoorDash's IPO filing reveals revenue surge, quarterly profit

Net loss narrowed to $149 million for the first nine months of 2020, from $533 million during the same period a year earlier. In its SEC filing, DoorDash outlined its plans to grow the business, such as recruiting more restaurants , offering more ...

IPMAN directs members to sell petrol at N170 per liter IPMAN directs members to sell petrol at N170 per liter

The Pipeline and Product Marketing Company (PPMC) had on Thursday, November 12, 2020 released a circular, advising the petroleum marketers to sell petrol within the range of N168 per litre to N170 per litre after a review of the prevailing market fun...

Cruise passengers at Harrison Point - NationNews Barbados Cruise passengers at Harrison Point - NationNews Barbados

All tests of crew members have come back negative, according to the company. Cruise ships in particular gained a reputation as potential floating petri dishes after "a number of huge outbreaks aboard liners in the early stages of the pandemic in ...

Vietnam inks world’s largest trade pact RCEP Vietnam inks world’s largest trade pact RCEP

RCEP - also including Australia, New Zealand and South Korea - encompasses almost a third of both the world's gross domestic product and its population. Fifteen Asia-Pacific countries on Sunday signed the world's biggest free trade deal, seen as a hu...

PM Modi's Arjun tank ride during Diwali visit to Rajasthan’s Jaisalmer PM Modi's Arjun tank ride during Diwali visit to Rajasthan’s Jaisalmer

The world now understands that this nation won't compromise with its interests, not at any cost. Today, India kills terrorists and their leaders by entering their homes. The PM is being accompanied by DG BSF to Jaisalmer. "This Diwali, let us als...

Asiana Airlines stocks rally on possible takeover by Hanjin Group Asiana Airlines stocks rally on possible takeover by Hanjin Group

In September, KDB and co-Asiana creditor Export-Import Bank of Korea made a decision to end negotiations for selling the air carrier to HDC Hyundai Development Co. Shares in Korean Air , however, fell nearly 3% while those for Hanjin Kal tumbled mor...

Disney+ at 73 million subs as quarterly losses start to add up Disney+ at 73 million subs as quarterly losses start to add up

Exactly a year after it launched, Disney+ on Thursday reported that its Disney+ streaming service accumulated more than 73 million subscribers as of October 3, 2020, far surpassing initial targets. The direct-to-consumer and worldwide segment, whic...

Google to extend work-from-home policy to mid Google to extend work-from-home policy to mid

Alphabet-owned Google today said that employees can work from home through June 30, 2021, suggesting that the company sees the coronavirus pandemic lasting well beyond what was initially anticipated, a spokesman told Ad Age. It will also make it ...

Honda To Reveal Next-Generation Civic On 17th November, Teaser Released Honda To Reveal Next-Generation Civic On 17th November, Teaser Released

The image is purposely obscured, of course, but we do get to see enough of the rear shapes to suggest the new version will be more gracefully styled than the current version. Up front, there's a wide grille which is flanked by sweptback headlights an...

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