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Pankaj Singh

Endowed with a post graduate degree in management and finance, Pankaj Singh has been a part of the online content domain for quite a while. Having worked previously as a U.K. insurance underwriter for two years, he now writes articles for fractovia.org and other online portals. He can be contacted at- [email protected] | https://twitter.com/PankajSingh2605

Contribution by Pankaj Singh

ByteDance could lose $6 billion following recent TikTok ban in India

Published Date: 2020-07-03         Author: Pankaj Singh

The latest decision taken by the Government of India to ban 59 Chinese smartphone apps is trending worldwide, especially across China. As per a report by China’s Global Times, ByteDance, the parent firm of Helo and TikTok, is likely to incur a loss of about $6 billion after this imposed ban by... Read More

Oyo suspends MGB contracts for property owners due to reduced revenues

Published Date: 2020-07-01         Author: Pankaj Singh

The adverse impact of COVID-19 pandemic is becoming more and more evident across the world. It is being speculated that  nothing of this magnitude has been observed for more than 100 years since the 1918 Spanish Flu pandemic. Till now, over ten million people have been infected in over 200 nati... Read More

Universal Studios postpones the opening of Nintendo-themed area

Published Date: 2020-06-30         Author: Pankaj Singh

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has claimed the lives of over half a million people and affected more than ten millions around the world. As the current situation is worsening, many world events as well as the opening of theme parks have been canceled or postponed in order to reduce the spread of the ... Read More

CBA refuses to accept penalty claims after alleged 390,000 breaches

Published Date: 2020-06-24         Author: Pankaj Singh

Australian banking major Commonwealth Bank has reportedly refused that it is facing penalties that could expand into billions of dollars post accusation of 390,000 breaches through superannuation sales. The Australian Securities and Investments Commission has alleged that CBA had secured $22 million... Read More

As Russians exit WA, BHP buys tenement package from Norilsk Nickel

Published Date: 2020-06-22         Author: Pankaj Singh

Melbourne based mining major BHP has reportedly announced that it has purchased a tenement package from Norilsk Nickel, a Russian company, thereby enhancing its nickel footprint in the Western Australian region. As per terms of the deal, BHP gains control over the Honeymoon Well project in addition ... Read More

Bicycle sales surge with increasing limits levied on public transport

Published Date: 2020-06-16         Author: Pankaj Singh

Countries across the globe have reportedly registered a sharp increase in the sale of bicycles owing to the curtailed public transport amid coronavirus lockdown. Sources cite that even bicycles with big vendors like Target and Walmart have been sold out and individual shops are doing a brisk busines... Read More

COVID-19 Human trials underway for Gilead’s Sciences’ Remdesivir

Published Date: 2020-06-11         Author: Pankaj Singh

Animal trials conducted at the US National Institute of Health on COVID-19 infected macaque monkeys have shown reduced lung damage and speedy recovery from early symptoms. The drug has now been cleared for human trials across several countries to be used on severely-ill patients. In a rece... Read More

Illumina bags FDA Emergency Use Authorization for COVIDSeq™ Test

Published Date: 2020-06-10         Author: Pankaj Singh

Illumina, Inc., an American biotechnology firm that focuses on genetic variation analysis, has been making developments in large-scale next-generation sequencing (NGS) based COVID-19 testing. The company recently attained Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration f... Read More

Air New Zealand plans to resume operations in Taupo and Timaru

Published Date: 2020-06-08         Author: Pankaj Singh

  Air New Zealand has decided to resume services on the routes of Auckland to Taupo and Wellington to Timaru.   The mayors of both Taupo and Timaru have welcomed this decision and expressed their satisfaction at the resumption of these service. Air New Zealand has finally de... Read More

IndiGo plans to cut costs by phasing out 120 A320 ceos in 2 years

Published Date: 2020-06-04         Author: Pankaj Singh

The company have revealed plans to swap out old fleets of A320 ceos with newer, more fuel-efficient A320neo models Indigo, an Indian airline renowned for its low-cost tickets, has recently revealed plans to phase out nearly 120 of its A320ceo airplanes within the next two years. These aircraft ha... Read More

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