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Pankaj Singh

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

Alaska Airlines mandates ‘no mask no travel’ policy for passengers

Published Date: 2020-08-07         Author: Pankaj Singh

Alaska Airlines, a Washington-based airline major, has recently announced that passengers over the age 2 years would be required to compulsorily wear face covering or cloth mask over their mouth and nose as a safeguard against the contagious COVID-19 disease. Reportedly, passenger that do not adh... Read More

E-learning startup Byju's nears $400 million funding from DST Global

Published Date: 2020-08-05         Author: Pankaj Singh

The lockdowns and the practice of social distance across India have prompted students to opt for online learning. As digital learning takes center stage during this challenging time, e-learning companies like Think & Learn Pvt. Ltd.( Byju's), Unacademy, and Vedantu have been taking proactive... Read More

MAS grants SRFB privileges to StanChart under improved framework

Published Date: 2020-08-03         Author: Pankaj Singh

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), Singapore’s financial and central bank authority has reportedly awarded SRFB (Significantly Rooted Foreign Bank) privileges to Standard Chartered Singapore, which allows the bank to operate in additional places of business. The agency said in the p... Read More

Grofers records profitable growth, plans IPO listing in late 2021

Published Date: 2020-07-27         Author: Pankaj Singh

The COVID-19 pandemic has managed to stall numerous businesses worldwide. However, online grocery delivery firms have managed to amass considerable revenue growth over the months as a result of stern lockdown norms that have ensued consumers to opt for online food & grocery services. Indian o... Read More

U.S. to invest $1.95 billion in Pfizer & BioNTech for COVID-19 vaccine

Published Date: 2020-07-24         Author: Pankaj Singh

As the COVID-29 pandemic surges on, the Trump administration has reportedly invested nearly $2 billion in a new coronavirus vaccine contract with Pfizer and German pharma company BioNTech to produce mor than 100 million vaccine doses by the end of the year. The U.S. government plans to administer 50... Read More

Netflix to test mobile+ cost-efficient subscription plan in India

Published Date: 2020-07-23         Author: Pankaj Singh

The entertainment industry, in the current scenario, has emerged as a highly successful arena in the times of lockdown and social distancing.  With the second-largest population, India's media consumption market has become one of the biggest and fastest-growing in the world.  As such, ... Read More

Oxford COVID-19 vaccine shows positive results in early human trials

Published Date: 2020-07-22         Author: Pankaj Singh

With the experimental vaccine being developed by Oxford University against the COVID-19 producing an immune response in early-stage clinical trials, it seems that the race to develop a vaccine is finally coming to a close. The vaccine, called ‘ChAdOx1 nCoV-19’ apparently prompted no s... Read More

Deloitte says 10% of businesses may shut down due to COVID-19 crisis

Published Date: 2020-07-21         Author: Pankaj Singh

Deloitte Access Economics has reportedly announced that over 10% of businesses in the country may face risks of closure or failure. The prevalent business issues are likely to come to the fore when the JobKeeper payment and loan repayment deferral schemes unfavorably come to an end. These schemes... Read More

Vodafone Idea pumps Rs 1,000Cr in AGR dues, sees 9% surge in shares

Published Date: 2020-07-20         Author: Pankaj Singh

Indian telecom operator, Vodafone Idea Ltd. has witnessed a 9% surge in shares following the payment of Rs 1,000 crore to the Government of India as part of its statutory dues. The move comes prior to the Supreme Court hearing on the AGR (adjusted gross revenue). With the recent spending, Vodafon... Read More

Twitter accounts of famous celebrities hacked in a bitcoin scam

Published Date: 2020-07-17         Author: Pankaj Singh

Twitter account of famous personalities like Billionaires Jeff Bezos, Bill Gates, and Elon Musk have reportedly been hacked in a bitcoin scam. Accounts of celebrities including star rapper Kanye West, reality TV celebrity Kim Kardashian, former US President Barack Obama, former Vice-President Joe Bi... Read More

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