Assam: One More Staff of Closed PSU Paper Mill Dead; Toll Rises to 92

Eighty-five others had died either due to starvation or lack of medical treatment.

Another employee of the defunct Nagaon Paper Mill of the Hindustan Paper Corporation Limited (HPCL) died on Saturday in Assam, taking the total fatalities since the closure of the PSU’s two mills in the state to 92, including four suicides, a union leader claimed. Dharani Saikia, the 61-year-old employee who was suffering from diabetes, hypertension … Read more

Death toll in central China floods rises to 56, losses mount to $10 billion – Times of India

Death toll in central China floods rises to 56, losses mount to $10 billion - Times of India

BEIJING: The death toll from the rain-triggered unprecedented floods in central China has risen to 56 with five people reported missing and the official estimated losses totalled about $10 billion, the state media reported on Friday. The torrential rains, the heaviest in 1,000 years, have affected about three million people in Henan province and a … Read more

Death toll in central China floods rises to 56, losses mount to USD 10 billion

Image Source : PTI 56 people have been killed due to unprecedented floods in China. (Image for Representation) The death toll from the rain-triggered unprecedented floods in central China has risen to 56 with five people reported missing and the official estimated losses totaled about USD 10 billion, the state media reported on Friday. The … Read more

China Military Blasts Dam to Divert Massive Floods as Death Toll Rises to 25

Residents wade through floodwaters on a flooded road amid heavy rainfall in Zhengzhou, Henan province, China.

China’s military has blasted a dam to release floodwaters threatening one of its most heavily populated provinces, as the death toll in widespread flooding rose to at least 25. The dam operation was carried out late Tuesday night in the city of Luoyang, just as severe flooding overwhelmed the Henan provincial capital of Zhengzhou, trapping … Read more

Cryptocurrency Firm FTX Trading’s Valuation Rises to $18 Billion

Cryptocurrency Firm FTX Trading

FTX Trading said on Tuesday its valuation had risen to $18 billion (roughly Rs. 1,34,280 crores) after a $900-million (roughly Rs. 6,710 crores) funding round that included SoftBank Group and was one of the biggest fundraisers for a cryptocurrency company. The round saw participation from more than 60 investors, including venture capital firm Sequoia Capital, … Read more

Death toll in Baghdad suburb blast rises to 30; dozen others wounded

Image Source : AP People and security forces gather at the site of a bombing in Wahailat market in Sadr City, Iraq, Monday, July 19, 2021 A roadside bomb attack targeted a Baghdad suburb Monday, killing at least 30 people and wounding dozens of others at a crowded market, Iraqi medical officials said. The attack … Read more

Himachal Pradesh Flash Floods: Death Toll Due to Heavy Rains Rises to 13

Clouds burst was reported in Bhagsu area of Dharamsala in Himachal Pradesh

Clouds burst was reported in Bhagsu area of Dharamsala in Himachal Pradesh on July 12. State disaster management department director Sudesh Kumar Mokhta said as reported by the meteorological department, Bhagsu nullah in Kangra district changed its course due to the heavy rains recently. PTI Shimla Last Updated:July 15, 2021, 23:30 IST FOLLOW US ON: … Read more

Infosys Q1 Results: Infosys profit rises on pandemic-led digital boom; to hire 35,000 college grads globally | India Business News – Times of India

Infosys Q1 Results: Infosys profit rises on pandemic-led digital boom; to hire 35,000 college grads globally | India Business News - Times of India

BENGALURU: Indian software services company Infosys Ltd reported a 22.7 per cent jump in quarterly profit on Wednesday, as it won more contracts from global businesses expanding their digital services during the pandemic. The Bengaluru-based company posted a net profit of Rs 5,195 crore for the first quarter ended June 30, as against a profit … Read more

Corona cases in India: 43,733 new Covid cases, 930 deaths registered in India in 24 hours; recovery rate rises to 97.18% | India News – Times of India

Corona cases in India: 43,733 new Covid cases, 930 deaths registered in India in 24 hours; recovery rate rises to 97.18% | India News - Times of India

NEW DELHI: As many as 43,733 new cases of Covid-19 and 930 deaths have been registered in India in the last 24 hours, a health bulletin released by the Union health ministry stated on Saturday. The case tally has been pushed to 3,06,63,665 and the death toll stands at 4,04,211 at present. With 47,240 patients … Read more

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