A study drove by the 'American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology' discovered that the antibodies that help in guarding against the COVID-19 infection are transferred from mothers to their babies while in the womb. This discovery adds to growing evidence that suggests that pregnant women who generate protective antibodies after contracting the coronavirus often convey some of that natural immunity to their fetuses. The findings also lend support to the idea that vaccinating mothers-to-be may also have benefits for their newborns. "Since we can now say that the antibodies pregnant women make against COVID-19 have been shown to be passed down to their babies, we suspect that there`s a good chance they could pass down the antibodies the body makes after being vaccinated as well," said Dr Yawei Jenny Yang, an assistant professor of pathology and laboratory medicine at Weill Cornell Medicine and the study`s senior author. Dr Yang and her team analysed blood samples from 88 ... » Learn More about Coronavirus antibodies move from pregnant ladies to their infants, new study finds
'I have 20 lakhs to invest with not a very long term horizon, may be an year or so. Please suggest 10-12 stocks to invest in' Illustration: Dominic Xavier/ Rediff.com Ajit Mishra , vice president, Research, Religare Broking, answers your queries: K C Katna : I am holding following stocks. Should I continue or exit. Ajit Mishra : [email protected] Hold HDFC [email protected] Hold ASHOK [email protected] Hold DEEPAK [email protected] Hold [email protected] Hold [email protected] Hold [email protected] Hold SINTEX INDUSTRIES.346 @34 Exit SINTEX PLASTICS.346 Exit SBI.95 @ 295 Hold [email protected] Hold [email protected] Exit YES [email protected] Exit [email protected] Hold NIPPON [email protected] Hold KOTAK MAHINDRA [email protected] Hold P Satish Chandra : Two months back I purchased the stocks listed below. I invested in them with my idle amount as a long term investment (more than 10 years also, i can wait). Kindly ... » Learn More about ASK AJIT: ‘Want to invest Rs 20 lakh in 10-12 stocks’
'I am new to investment.' Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/ Rediff.com Ajit Mishra , vice president, Research, Religare Broking, answers your queries: Venkatesh Ramanath : Please advice: Holding 100 shares of I.O.L @877. Ajit Mishra : Exit the stock Amit Agarwal : Want suggestions for following whether or hold, sell or average out. Ajit Mishra : Tata motors [email protected] 135 Hold Karnataka Bank [email protected] 87 Exit Meghmani organic [email protected] 84 Exit Tamil Nadu petroproducts [email protected] 73 Exit Adf food [email protected] Exit Archidply industries [email protected] Exit MEP infrastructure [email protected] Exit Den network [email protected] 136 Exit Engineers India [email protected] 102 Exit Arindam Datta : I am new to investment. Just a learner. Hence you will find lot of mistakes in my stock picks and timing. Please suggest my actions, keeping in mind a probable market crash. Please suggest your advice. Ajit Mishra : Alkyle Amines @ 3081 Hold Bajaj Finance @ 3469 Hold ... » Learn More about Ask Ajit: Stocks to buy, sell, or hold
Illustration: Dominic Xavier/ Rediff.com Ajit Mishra , vice president, Research, Religare Broking, answers your queries: Rajesh Samal : I am holding some 1000 shares each of Yes Bank @ 90 / Share and Future retail Retail @ Rs 112 besides some other shares. Can you please suggest the potential of these shares in future (Coming 3-6 months)? Ajit Mishra : Better to exit yes bank and future retail and switch on to some large private banks and pharma counters. Prakash pradhan : I have the following shares with me. And I'll accumulate the ones you advice. During the last dip I have invested more on the first tens. Mine is long term. Around 10 years or more. Should I change in any of them? Since 2004 both Infosys & RIL has given a good return. My planning is to accumulate little more. Please advice. Ajit Mishra : RIL – Hold GAIL - Hold HDFC Bank - Hold Bajaj Finance - Hold State Bank - Hold TCS - Hold Infosys - Hold Century Textiles - Avoid ... » Learn More about Just started investing in stocks? Here’s some advice
Illustration: Dominic Xavier/ Rediff.com Ajit Mishra , vice president, Research, Religare Broking, answers your queries: HEMANT UDAWANT : Dear Sir, I'm holding following stocks. Please advise on whether I should hold/average out/exit. Ajit Mishra : - Idea, [email protected] - Exit - JP Asso., [email protected] - Exit - PFC, [email protected] - Hold - L&TFH, [email protected] - Hold - PNB, [email protected] - Exit manish shah : Please advice Ajit Mishra : V Gaurd-- 184/- - Exit H.L.Hariharan : I have the following shares. Can I hold these two? Ajit Mishra : 1. Manappuram finance 3000nos. - Hold mugdha kale : Please let me know your opinion regarding holding the following stocks. All these are in negative in the portfolio Ajit Mishra : GANESH ASHOK PAWAR : Need your help. I have below holding and bought recently in last two months time. Would like to know your opinion for same. Whether to hold and for what period, also which scripts to buy more to ... » Learn More about Should you accumulate this stock for 15-20 years?
India's total number of active COVID-19 cases has reached 1,64,511, which comprises 1.48 per cent of the country's total infections, the Union health ministry said on Sunday highlighting six states that have shown a surge in new cases in a span of 24 hours. IMAGE: A medic collects swab sample of a man for COVID-19 test at Civil Hospital, amid concern over surge in COVID-19 cases, in Amritsar, on Saturday. Photograph: PTI Photo It said 86.37 per cent of the new cases are from Maharashtra, Kerala, Punjab, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Gujarat. A total of 16,752 new COVID-19 cases were registered in a span of 24 hours. Maharashtra continues to report the highest daily new cases at 8,623, followed by Kerala with 3,792 cases while Punjab reported 593 fresh COVID-19 cases. Eight states are displaying an upward trajectory in the daily new cases, the ministry said. 'The Centre has been engaging with states and union territories exhibiting higher active number of cases and those ... » Learn More about 6 states showing surge in Covid cases: Centre
(This story was first published in TOI on March 1, 2021) New Delhi: The Union health ministry on Monday clarified that the Co-WIN app is "only for administrators" and that people who want to book an appointment for Covid-19 vaccination should instead visit the Co-WIN website. The ministry gave the clarification amid reported glitches in doing registrations as India opened up vaccination for senior citizens and those aged 45 and above with comorbidities. #LargestVaccineDriveRegistration and booking for appointment for #COVID19 Vaccination is to be done through… https://t.co/R3ZhS4Ljjp — Ministry of Health (@MoHFW_INDIA) 1614577488000 Harsh Vardhan praises PM Modi for leading by example, urges opposition to take Covid-19 vaccine Prime Minister Narendra Modi has lead by example as he took the first jab of Covid-19 vaccine the day when the vaccination of people above 60 years began, said Union Health and Family Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan on ... » Learn More about Covid-19 vaccination: Co-WIN app not for public, government clarifies after glitches