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Amazon, Reliance to clash over cricket broadcasting rights in India

Oct 7, 2022

Amazon's rivalry in India with oil-to-retail conglomerate Reliance Industries looks set to head to the cricket field, where they will likely battle media heavyweights for telecast rights to India's premier cricket league with its hundreds of millions of viewers. Amazon.com Inc and Reliance Industries Ltd are expected to take on India units of Sony Group Corp  and Walt Disney Co for exclusive five-year TV and digital broadcast rights to the two-month series of matches, at a cost that could run ...read more

Punjab elections: Voter turnout of 63% recorded till 5 pm

Oct 7, 2022

A voter turnout of over 63 per cent was recorded till 5 pm in Punjab, where the polling for 117 Assembly seats was held amid tight security arrangements. The voting started at 8 am and continued till 6 pm. The voting remained peaceful, Punjab Chief Electoral Officer S Karuna Raju told PTI. At many places, where the voters had entered booths before 6 pm and were standing in queues, they were allowed to cast their votes. The final voting percentage, which is set to increase, will be known later a ...read more

Multichain recovers $2.6M stolen funds, to reimburse losses on condition

Oct 7, 2022

Please try another search Cryptocurrency 5 hours ago (Feb 20, 2022 07:40AM ET) After a month-long fight against an ongoing exploit, cross-chain router protocol Multichain announced the recovery of nearly 50% of the total stolen funds, worth nearly $2.6 million of cryptocurrencies. The team has also released a compensation plan to reimburse the users’ losses. On Jan. 10, blockchain security expert Dedaub alerted Multichain about two vulnerabilities in it ...read more

EC stops Sonu Sood from visiting polling stations in Moga

Oct 7, 2022

The Election Commission on Sunday restrained actor and philanthropist Sonu Sood from visiting polling stations in Moga, where his sister is contesting on a Congress ticket, after receiving complaints that he was allegedly influencing voters, according to officials. Sood's vehicle was also impounded by police, they said, adding that a video surveillance team was also deployed outside his residence. However, he has denied the charges of influencing voters. Moga Returning Officer (RO) Satwant Sin ...read more

41% people blame telecom, banking service for financial data breach: LocalCircles survey

Oct 7, 2022

In recent times, people in many cases are required to share personal data such as PAN, Aadhaar cards, and even banking details, for a myriad of activities like applying for a debit/credit card, getting a SIM card, and even while travelling or availing Government services. With this, the news reports about how hackers and fraudsters have squeezed people's banking details and their personal information are being sold, shared without taking the individual's consent have also increased. LocalCircle ...read more

Queen Elizabeth catches COVID-19, experiencing mild symptoms: Buckingham Palace

Oct 7, 2022

Queen Elizabeth, 95, has tested positive for COVID and is experiencing mild symptoms but expects to continue light duties this week, Buckingham Palace said on Sunday. "The queen has today tested positive for COVID," the Palace said. "Her Majesty is experiencing mild cold like symptoms but expects to continue light duties at Windsor over the coming week." "She will continue to receive medical attention and will follow all appropriate guidelines," the Palace said. Charles, 73, the heir to the th ...read more

EPFO Payroll data: 14.60 lakh net subscribers added during December 2021

Oct 7, 2022

Retirement fund body EPFO added 14.6 lakh subscribers on a net basis in December 2021, an increase of 16.4 per cent compared to the year-ago period, according to the latest payroll data. The provisional payroll data of Employees' Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) released on Sunday showed that the EPFO had added 12.54 lakh net subscribers during December 2020. The net subscriber addition in December has increased by 19.98 per cent as compared to the previous month of November 2021, a labour mi ...read more

Thai Q4 GDP +1.8% q/q, stronger rebound than expected

Oct 7, 2022

Please try another search Economic Indicators 25 minutes ago (Feb 20, 2022 08:55PM ET) © Reuters. FILE PHOTO: FILE PHOTO: People visit shopping center to celebrate New Year Eve during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Bangkok, Thailand December 31, 2020. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thailand's economy returned to growth in the final quarter of 2021, official data showed on Monday, as exports increased and domestic activity improved ...read more

Aston Martin falls 5% in its London IPO

Oct 7, 2022

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Dominican Republic begins building border wall with Haiti

Oct 7, 2022

Please try another search World 1 hour ago (Feb 20, 2022 09:05PM ET) 2/2 © Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Haitians cross the border between Haiti and the Dominican Republic to sell Haitian products at a market in Dajabon, Dominican Republic, September 23, 2019. REUTERS/Ricardo Rojas 2/2 SANTO DOMINGO (Reuters) - The Dominican government on Sunday began building a wall that will cover almost half of the 392-kilometre (244 miles) border with Haiti, its only la ...read more

Delhi HC stays RBI order on Religare Finvest's debt recast

Oct 7, 2022

The Delhi High Court (HC) has put on hold an order by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) against the debt recast of the financial services firm Religare Finvest Ltd (RFL) until the next hearing. RFL, a fully-owned unit of Religare Enterprises Ltd (REL), in a statement to the BSE, said that it has filed a petition in the Delhi HC against the RBI’s order that restructuring of RFL cannot be executed with REL because the lenders had classified RFL as ‘Fraud’ exposure. Delhi HC’s order, dated ...read more

Gold slips from over 8-month high as Biden-Putin summit plans ease demand

Oct 7, 2022

Gold prices fell from a more than eight-month high hit earlier on Monday, as safe-haven demand eased after the U.S. president agreed to meet his Russian counterpart over the Ukraine crisis. FUNDAMENTALS * Spot gold fell 0.2% to $1,893.80 per ounce by 0139 GMT, retreating from $1,908.02 - its highest since June 3 hit earlier in the session. U.S. gold futures were steady at $1,898.60. * U.S. President Joe Biden has accepted in principle a summit with Russia's Vladimir Putin over the Ukraine cr ...read more

Budget 2022 to help implement National Education Policy: PM Modi

Oct 7, 2022

Prime Minister Narendra Modi talked at length about the impact of Budget 2022-23 on the education sector. He noted that the Union Budget 2022-23 will help in implementing National Education Policy (NEP). PM Modi stated that National Digital University (NDU) is an unprecedented step as it will help in resolving the issue of shortage of seats in campuses. “This budget will help in implementing National Education Policy (NEP). National Digital University is an unprecedented step. The problem of ...read more

Leveraging digital channels, tech to help achieve India’s $5-trn goal: HUL CMD

Oct 7, 2022

Leveraging digital channels to strengthen agriculture, healthcare and education to drive India towards a $5 trillion economy is a welcome step by the government, HUL Chairman and Managing Director Sanjiv Mehta said on Monday while highlighting faster technology adoption post pandemic. While referring to the recent Union Budget, Mehta said ubiquity of technology and the need for mainstreaming it for the greater good was “amply evident” in the speech of Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman. ...read more