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MSME lender Indifi Technologies provides loans worth Rs 500 crore to SMEs in the second quarter of FY22; up 43% from the previous quarter

To address a broader use case of customer borrowing needs, Indifi launched products with shorter tenure duration for small businesses, modeled on Buy Now Pay Later and Early Payment Financing. Credit and finance for MSMEs: Gurugram-based online lending platform Indifi Technologies announced on Wednesday that the second quarter of fiscal …

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Covid-19 will remain the nemesis of economic growth in 2021

KUALA LUMPUR: It’s the same old, the same old, 2021 brought mutated challenges, just as it did in 2020, with Covid-19 dominating the headlines, keeping life and livelihoods on the sidelines and taking economic boom down a bumpy road. While Malaysia thought there would be green shoots of recovery in …

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Top emirate environmentalists urge action against the global collapse of biodiversity

ANKARA: The Foreign Ministers of Turkey and Qatar have been reviewing plans to return to normal operations at Kabul International Airport after the Taliban took over Afghanistan. Mevlut Cavusoglu and his Qatari counterpart, Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani, discussed options for their countries to operate the airport together and options …

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Mom says her son was vaccinated in exchange for pizza at LAUSD without her consent – NBC Los Angeles

Maribel Duarte says her 13-year-old son, a student at the Barack Obama Global Prep Academy in South LA, brought home a vaccination card after accepting the COVID-19 vaccine at school. She says he said yes when someone offered it in exchange for pizza. “The lady who gave him the syringe …

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Scientists develop environmentally friendly plastic from salmon sperm | Life

Could salmon sperm play a role in reducing plastic pollution? – Shutterstock image via ETX Studio PARIS, December 7th – Would you drink from a mug made from salmon sperm? You may have to overcome your initial reaction to reduce plastic pollution as Chinese researchers have developed a new biodegradable …

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The government is optimistic about economic growth of over 5%, says Tarin – Business & Finance

Prime Minister’s Finance and Revenue Advisor Shaukat Tarin said Monday that the Pakistani economy was growing by over 5% and expressed optimism that inflation will fall in the coming months if international commodity prices stabilize. “We are experiencing economic growth that cannot be resisted,” said Tarin in an interview with …

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The Climate Connection: Regeneration begins at home | Lifestyles

LAUREN D. MUSCATINE If you’re like me you feel challenged by the effects of a rapidly changing climate. Natural events lead to devastating loss of biodiversity. What is worse, our society is polarized on this issue and the world’s governments disagree on how to apply effective solutions. The situation seems …

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Papa Daze: The Truth About Children And Vaccinations

Facts often seem superfluous these days. People often say and believe whatever they want, no matter how ridiculous. There is a rumor circulating across the country about Anthony Fauci and Beagles that is absurd. Some of what is talked about is dangerous. A recent post by the Gateway Pandit caught …

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Goldman Sachs lowers US GDP growth forecast for 2022 over fears from Omicron

December 4 (Reuters) – Goldman Sachs on Saturday lowered its outlook for US economic growth to 3.8% for 2022, citing risks and uncertainties related to the emergence of the Omicron variant of the coronavirus. Goldman economist Joseph Briggs said in a note that the Omicron variant could slow economic reopening, …

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Mask pollution, after the pandemic

Editor’s Note: The following is part of a class project initiated in the classroom of Ball State University professor Adam Kuban, who urged his students to find sustainability efforts in the Muncie area. Several such stories will be featured in November and December 2021. MUNCIE, Ind. – By mid-March 2020, …

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