MPL Sports Foundation had earlier entered into a sponsorship agreement with the Indian Olympic Association to be the 'Principal Sponsor' for India at the Tokyo Olympic Games, 2022 Asian Games and next Commonwealth Games.
Xiaomi accounted for 17 percent of the worldwide smartphone shipments during the second quarter of 2021, only behind Samsung which accounted for 19 percent of the shipments. Apple ranked third with 14 percent of the global shipments.
Zomato IPO Date: Zomato is looking to raise around Rs 9,375 crore through its initial public offering. The Zomato IPO will comprise a fresh issue of shares worth Rs 9000 crore and Rs 375 crore offer for sale by its current shareholder Info Edge India Ltd.
The Russian Direct Investment Fund informed that its deal with the Serum Institute of India envisages the annual production of more than 300 million doses of the COVID-19 vaccine in India starting in September.
Jeff Bezos had founded Amazon exactly 27 years ago on July 5, 1994 and served as its CEO from April 2016 until July 2021. Bezos had announced in May that Andy Jassy will take over as the CEO of the e-commerce giant on July 5.
Bharat Biotech's COVAXIN, through an efficacy analysis, demonstrated to be 77.8% effective against the symptomatic COVID-19, through an evaluation of 130 confirmed cases, with 24 being observed in a vaccine group versus 106 in the placebo group.
Sputnik Light comprises the first dose component of the Russian vaccine, Sputnik V. Russia had launched the single-dose vaccine in May. The vaccine uses a recombinant human adenovirus like the Johnson & Johnson vaccine.
Zydus Cadila's COVID-19 vaccine, ZyCoV-D is the world's first indigenously made plasmid DNA vaccine against COVID-19. The DNA vaccines produce the same results as mRNA vaccines and so the efficacy of ZyCoV-D is likely to be similar to that of other mRNA COVID vaccines.