Farmer Unions Decide to Hold Street Protests Tomorrow Against Covid-19 Lockdown in Punjab

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Despite a warning issued by experts that daily Covid-19 caseload could soon touch 10,000-mark in Punjab, farmer unions have threatened to stage a protest on the streets on Saturday against the imposition of lockdown, leaving the state administration into a tizzy. The farmer leaders are those who are already protesting against the farm laws. Moreover, … Read more

Wall Street giants get swept up by India’s brutal Covid wave – Times of India

Wall Street giants get swept up by India’s brutal Covid wave - Times of India

BENGALURU: About 8,300 miles east of Wall Street, on a stretch of Bangalore’s Outer Ring Road, sits what was once the heart of the global financial industry’s back office. Before the pandemic, this cluster of glass-and-steel towers housed thousands of employees at firms like Goldman Sachs Group Inc. and UBS Group AG who played critical … Read more

Pets Are Safe From Covid, But Are Zoo and Street Animals? Here’s What Experts Have to Say

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After eight Asiatic lions tested positive for coronavirus at the Nehru Zoological Park in Hyderabad, making it the first case of animals contracting COVID-19 in India, questions have been raised again about the spread of the virus among animals. Can pets have COVID? What is the course of treatment and testing for animals? And, how … Read more

Bitcoin Sales, Environmental Credits Help Tesla Beat Wall Street Expectations

Tesla First Quarter Results Beat Wall Street Estimate as Bitcoin Sales, Environmental Credits Boost Revenue

Electric carmaker Tesla marginally beat Wall Street expectations for first-quarter revenue on Monday boosted by a jump in environmental credit sales to other automakers and liquidating some Bitcoins. Tesla posted record deliveries in the first quarter despite a global chip shortage that has slammed auto sector rivals, but its profit was not driven by auto sales. … Read more

‘Corona Curfew’ in Bhopal Extended Till May 3, CM Announces Relief for Street Vendors, Farmers

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The ‘corona curfew’ imposed in Bhopal of Madhya Pradesh to tackle the surge in COVID-19 cases has been extended till May 3, an official said on Sunday. The curfew in the state capital was set to end at 6am on April 26. It has been extended in Bhopal and Berasia town of the district till … Read more

‘Wall Street didn’t build this country’: Joe Biden unveils USD 2 trillion investment plan

Image Source : AP Joe Biden unveils USD 2 trillion investment plan President Joe Biden has said his USD 2 trillion investment proposal, touted as a “once-in-a-generation” plan, would boost the US’ global competitive edge, modernise aging infrastructure and address the challenge posed by climate change. “The rest of the world is closing in and … Read more

Watch: This snack made in sand is a rare street food of Uttar Pradesh – Times of India

Watch: This snack made in sand is a rare street food of Uttar Pradesh - Times of India

In India, we use every element of nature in cooking. While mud is used to make ‘Chulha’, and wood is used to light fire, similarly sand is used as a cooking medium in place of oil. Are you surprised? Well, let us tell you that from grams to peanuts, people in India cook many fiber-rich … Read more

Wall Street Surges On Jobs Data, Global Equity Markets Regain Ground

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NEW YORK: Wall Street and a gauge of global equity markets on Friday recovered from earlier losses as investors took stock of a report that showed faster-than-expected U.S. jobs growth but which had previously stoked inflation concerns. Trading was frantic across the globe, as Asian markets dropped overnight while MSCI’s all-country index was on its … Read more

Asian Stocks Higher After Wall Street Rises To New Record

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BEIJING: Asian stocks were mostly higher Tuesday after Wall Street rose to a new record. Shanghai, Tokyo, Hong Kong and South Korea all advanced. Overnight, Wall Streets benchmark S&P 500 index closed 0.7% higher. Investors were encouraged by company earnings, news that a surge in coronavirus cases is easing, progress in distributing vaccines and the … Read more

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