Delhi Records Zero Covid-19 Deaths, Second Time Since Onset of Second Wave

Delhi Records Zero Covid-19 Deaths, Second Time Since Onset of Second Wave

No death due to COVID-19 was recorded in Delhi on Saturday, while 66 fresh cases were reported with a positivity rate of 0.09 per cent, according to data shared by the city health department. This is the second time since the starting of the second wave of the pandemic in the national capital that zero … Read more

Vatican Discloses Property Portfolio For First Time Ahead Of Fraud Trial

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The budget showed 14% of Vatican properties administered by APSA are rented at market rates (File) Vatican City: The Vatican published for the first time Saturday its annual budget for a key department managing property and investments, just days before the start of a high-profile trial over a London investment. The 2020 budget showed that … Read more

Residents of flood-hit German towns talk of short lead time – Times of India

Residents of flood-hit German towns talk of short lead time - Times of India

AHRWEILER, GERMANY: Like other residents of his town in Germany, Wolfgang Huste knew a flood was coming. What nobody told him, he says, was how bad it would be. The 66-year-old antiquarian bookseller in Ahrweiler said the first serious warning to evacuate or move to higher floors of buildings close to the Ahr River came … Read more

Time to byte the reform bullet again, says Uday Kotak – Times of India

Time to byte the reform bullet again, says Uday Kotak - Times of India

With training and reskilling, digital revolution could turn India into office of the worldThe year 1991 was pathbreaking in India’s economic destiny. It was the year India took a major step of transformation to a new order. The backdrop of this was probably a foreign exchange crisis that triggered the change. But whatever the reasons, … Read more

Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War Multiplayer Will Be Free for a Limited Time

Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War Now Offering Free Trial of Multiplayer, Zombies Modes

Call of Duty: Back Ops Cold War is giving its players an opportunity to try out its Multiplayer and Zombies mode for free for a total of eight days. The free access will be available for players across multiple platforms. However, users will not be able to play the single-player campaign mode during the free … Read more

One More Extortion Case Filed Against Ex-Mumbai Top Cop Param Bir Singh, This Time in Thane

One More Extortion Case Filed Against Ex-Mumbai Top Cop Param Bir Singh, This Time in Thane

One more case has been registered against former Mumbai Police Commissioner Param Bir Singh for allegedly extorting money from the relative of a builder and kidnapping him for ransom, police said on Friday. A DCP-rank official and three others have also been named in the First Information Report (FIR) that was registered in Thane on … Read more

Xi Jinping Makes Rare Visit To Tibet, First Time As President

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Xi Jinping has visited Tibet twice, once in 1998 and another time in 2011 Beijing: President Xi Jinping is on a rare trip to China’s politically sensitive region of Tibet, state media reported Friday, the first such visit by the country’s top leader in more than three decades. Tibet has alternated over the centuries between … Read more

It’s time for digital currency to counter crypto, says RBI – Times of India

It’s time for digital currency to counter crypto, says RBI - Times of India

MUMBAI: The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has said that it is working towards a phased implementation strategy for its digital currency and examining use cases where it can be deployed with little disruption. Making a strong argument in favour of a central bank digital currency (CBDC) for India, the RBI has said that it … Read more

News18 Afternoon Digest: Covid-19 Cases in US Triple Over 2 Weeks Amid Misinformation; Gold Price Today Below Rs 47,500, Drops for Second Time in 3 days

A research scientist collects tears from volunteer, who has recovered from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), for fungal DNA isolation test. (Reuters)

Covid-19 Cases in US Triple Over 2 Weeks Amid Misinformation COVID-19 cases tripled in the US over two weeks amid an onslaught of vaccine misinformation that is straining hospitals, exhausting doctors and pushing clergy into the fray. “Our staff, they are frustrated,” said Chad Neilsen, director of infection prevention at UF Health Jacksonville, which is … Read more

BSF, Pak Rangers Exchange Sweets on Eid-ul-Adha, First Time Since 2019

BSF exchanged sweets with Pakistan soldiers on the ocassion of Eid Al Adha on July 21 for the first time since 2019. (Representational photo)

The Border Security Force (BSF) and Pakistan Rangers on Wednesday exchanged sweets at various points along the border on the occasion of Eid-ul-Adha, the first time since Pakistani side shunned the custom in 2019. The Pakistani side had unilaterally stopped the exchange after the Narendra Modi government on August 5, 2019, abrogated provisions of Article … Read more

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