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Millions stranded as floods ravage parts of India and Bangladesh, more rain forecast

Jun 25, 2022

Monsoon rains caused widespread flooding in northeastern Bangladesh and India, stranding nearly 6 million people, authorities said on Saturday, warning the situation could worsen. The flooding in Bangladesh, described by a government expert as potentially the country's worst since 2004, was exacerbated by the runoff from heavy rain across Indian mountains. Rain continued on Saturday, with more forecast over the next two days. "Much of the country's northeast is underwater and the situation is g ...read more

PSUs under housing, petroleum ministries looking at ways to hire 'Agniveers': Hardeep Puri

Jun 25, 2022

Amid widespread protests against the Agnipath defence recruitment scheme, Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri on Saturday said the PSUs under his housing and petroleum ministries are working on hiring 'Agniveers' after their four-year service in the armed forces. He also slammed the Opposition for spreading "misinformation" about the new military recruitment model, and said the government will educate the youth about the Agnipath scheme. Puri defended the Agnipath, saying it is a brilliant scheme ...read more

Competition Among Crypto Traders Becomes More Aggressive

Jun 25, 2022

Please try another search Cryptocurrency 9 minutes ago (Jun 18, 2022 09:00AM ET) Competition Among Crypto Traders Becomes More Aggressive In a collapsed and competitive crypto market with declining profits, some traders are turning against each other. Attacks on other traders’ trading positions about to be liquidated have become a daily mission for many players. This dangerous arbitrage strategy is precisely one of the causes of the crisis of sever ...read more

Plea in SC for SIT probe into violent protests against Agnipath scheme, damage to properties

Jun 25, 2022

A PIL has been filed in the Supreme Court seeking a direction to set up a Special Investigation Team (SIT) to probe the damage to public properties including that of railways and violent protests against the Centre's Agnipath scheme. The PIL has been filed by advocate Vishal Tiwari, who also sought directions to the Centre and Uttar Pradesh, Telangana, Bihar, Haryana and Rajasthan governments to submit a status report on the violent protests. Tiwari in his plea also sought a direction to set up ...read more

Tencent Music aims to raise $1 billion by going public

Jun 25, 2022

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Pakistan's biggest city Karachi to shut markets at 9 pm to save electricity

Jun 25, 2022

The vibrant nightlife in Pakistan's biggest city Karachi has been hit with the Sindh province government directing all shopping malls, markets, wedding halls and restaurants to close down early to save fuel and energy. The move by the provincial government on Friday was aimed to overcome the energy crisis in the country that has also affected Pakistan's economy. We are facing an ongoing energy crisis emergency and we need to take measures which might not be popular but necessary to control the ...read more

Priyanka Chopra is helping Bumble expand in India

Jun 25, 2022

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Pulse polio booths to be set up at 110 metro stations in Delhi, says DMRC

Jun 25, 2022

Pulse polio booths to be set up at 110 metro stations in Delhi, says DMRC These stations include those located at AIIMS, INA, Green Park, Hauz Khas, Qutub Minar, Jasola Apollo, Sarita Vihar, Kashmere Gate, New Delhi station, Mandi House, Rajendra Place, among others. Representative image Booths will be set up at 110 Delhi Metro stations to reach out to more people as part of the pulse polio immunisation programme, officials said on Saturday. These stations include those l ...read more

COVID vaccine rollout for U.S. tots close after CDC panel vote

Jun 25, 2022

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Vials with Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine labels are seen in this illustration picture taken March 19, 2021. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File Photo WASHINGTON (Reuters) -A panel of advisers to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Saturday voted to recommend COVID-19 vaccines for children as young as six months, making it likely a nationwide rollout can start next week. The 12-0 vote in favor of the move nee ...read more

Tesla needed some good news. These sales numbers help

Jun 25, 2022

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Biden falls after flubbing bike dismount, but uninjured

Jun 25, 2022

2/2 © Reuters. U.S. President Joe Biden rides a bike in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware, U.S., June 18, 2022. REUTERS/Elizabeth Frantz 2/2 By Nandita Bose REHOBOTH BEACH, Del. (Reuters) -U.S. President Joe Biden took a spill from his bike on Saturday as he stopped to greet supporters during a weekend trip to Rehoboth Beach, Delaware. He appeared to be uninjured after standing up immediately. "I'm good," Biden, 79, said after the tumble, which occurred in front of reporters. "I got my ...read more

COVID-19 update: States, UTs to submit 'larger number' of samples for whole genome sequencing

Jun 25, 2022

States and Union territories have been asked to submit "larger number" of samples for whole genome sequencing from districts and areas which have seen a surge in COVID-19 cases over a period of seven days, official sources said on Saturday. The direction was issued during Friday's meeting by the INSACOG which reviewed the COVID-19 data to check the possibility of any new emerging variant or sub-variant and ascertain the reasons behind the breakthrough infections. "The idea behind asking states ...read more

Senators join chorus of disapproval of ‘backdoor regulation’ in SEC staff accounting bulletin

Jun 25, 2022

Cryptocurrency 2 hours ago (Jun 18, 2022 05:20PM ET) Senators join chorus of disapproval of ‘backdoor regulation’ in SEC staff accounting bulletin United States Senator Bill Hagerty has sent a letter, cosigned by four other Republican senators, to Securities and Exchange (SEC) Commission chair Gary Gensler urging the withdrawal of a staff accounting bulletin, referred to as SAB 121, issued by the agency March 31. According to the senators, the bulletin amounts to “regulatio ...read more