Shares of Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) touched a 52-week high of Rs 2,948, rising 1 percent in intraday trade on December 28. Following the rise in stock prices, TCS' market cap crossed the Rs 11 lakh crore mark. Read the details here.
The government has invited 40 protesting farmer unions for the next round of talks on December 30 over the three contentious farm laws to reach a ‘logical solution’. The invite followed a proposal made by unions last week to hold the talks. Read here.
Covishield to be cleared soon
Serum Institute of India (SII) CEO Adar Poonawalla said he was hoping for the emergency use approval of AstraZeneca-Oxford University COVID-19 vaccine 'Covishield' by the end of December or in January in the UK and India. Read here to know the status of vaccine production.
Big deals on cards for IT majors
Top IT companies recorded one of their largest pipelines, most of them in digital. Going by the recent deal announcements, Q3 is likely to be as good, if not stronger for some. Read here to know more.
Insurance cover made simple
In a bid to bring more people under the coverage of insurance, the insurance regulator has come out with a standardised term insurance policy ‘Saral Jeevan Bima’ which will be rolled out from January 1, 2021. This policy will have a standard wording for sum assured with uniform features. This piece offers you all the details.
Double honour for Virat Kohli
Indian skipper Virat Kohli has won the prestigious Sir Garfield Sobers Award for ICC Male Cricketer of the Decade and the ODI men's Player of the Decade award. Australia's Steve Smith has grabbed the ICC men's Test Player of the Decade award. Read here to know more.