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  • All Santa wants for Christmas is to stay out of politics Dec 04, 2020 11:09 PM IST

    All Santa wants for Christmas is to stay out of politics

    Erwin, 62, chairman of the board of the Fraternal Order of Real Bearded Santas has found himself advocating for 500 professionals to safely support their work while virus cases are surging.

  • Government allows domestic airlines to operate at 80% of pre-Covid capacity Dec 03, 2020 04:12 PM IST

    Government allows domestic airlines to operate at 80% of pre-Covid capacity

    Union Minister of Civil Aviation Hardeep Singh Puri said the domestic operations in India, which recommenced with 30,000 passengers on May 25, have touched a high of 2.52 lakh passengers till November 30, 2020

  • US CDC to shorten COVID-19 quarantine to 10 days, 7 with test Dec 02, 2020 07:57 PM IST

    US CDC to shorten COVID-19 quarantine to 10 days, 7 with test

    The new guidelines, which are set to be released as soon as Tuesday evening, will allow people who have come in contact to someone infected with the virus to resume normal activity after 10 days, or 7 days if they receive a negative test result.

  • Israel hands over $1 billion in Palestinian tax backlog in sign of warming ties Dec 02, 2020 06:53 PM IST

    Israel hands over $1 billion in Palestinian tax backlog in sign of warming ties

    The taxes, managed by Israel under interim peace accords from the 1990s and usually handed over monthly, make up more than half of the budget of the Palestinian Authority (PA), whose economy has been hard hit by the coronavirus pandemic.

  • Sebi eases compliance norms for brokers, depository participants Dec 01, 2020 06:20 PM IST

    Sebi eases compliance norms for brokers, depository participants

    The capital markets watchdog has given time till December 31 to brokers to submit half-yearly networth certificate (as on September 30), reports on internal audit as well a system audit for half year ended on September 30, 2020.

  • Pope elevating 13 new cardinals in ceremony marked by COVID-19 Nov 28, 2020 08:41 PM IST

    Pope elevating 13 new cardinals in ceremony marked by COVID-19

    The ceremony, known as a consistory, is the seventh of Francis pontificate and once again reflected the Argentine pope's effort to name cardinals from places that have never had them before or whose service to the church he wants to highlight.

  • Ransomware surge imperils hospitals as pandemic intensifies Nov 01, 2020 02:33 PM IST

    Ransomware surge imperils hospitals as pandemic intensifies

    Alerts from US authorities and security researchers highlight a wave of cyberattacks on hospitals coping with rising virus infections.

  • DU likely to announce first cut-off on October 10; applicants asked not to visit colleges Oct 09, 2020 10:11 PM IST

    DU likely to announce first cut-off on October 10; applicants asked not to visit colleges

    Varsity officials warned students against visiting colleges for the admission process, saying no one will be allowed entry. The admission process this year will be entirely online due to the coronavirus pandemic.

  • These Indians share the stories of loved ones they lost to the coronavirus pandemic Oct 07, 2020 02:26 PM IST

    These Indians share the stories of loved ones they lost to the coronavirus pandemic

    The 30 victims were ordinary people from all walks of life and included police officers and doctors on the frontlines of the fight against the virus. In what is still a conservative and developing country, some of the relatives said they faced ostracism after their loved ones caught the virus. Others said they have suffered from depression and money troubles.

  • DU likely to announce cut-offs for UG courses on October 10 Oct 04, 2020 10:04 PM IST

    DU likely to announce cut-offs for UG courses on October 10

    Admissions under the first cut-off list will begin on October 12 and end on October 14, accroding to the Delhi University schedule. The last day for submitting fees is October 16.

  • Future Wise podcast | Job tracker: With Unlock 5.0 ahead, find out if these the opportunities suit you Sep 30, 2020 05:21 PM IST

    Future Wise podcast | Job tracker: With Unlock 5.0 ahead, find out if these the opportunities suit you

    Tune in to find out how the job scenario has changed ever since the unlock began.

  • Coronavirus pandemic | Here's a look at the 10 most affected countries with highest number of COVID-19 cases Sep 10, 2020 12:27 PM IST

    Coronavirus pandemic | Here's a look at the 10 most affected countries with highest number of COVID-19 cases

    India is now the second country most-affected by the novel coronavirus pandemic. The data from Worldometer lists the countries most affected by the coronavirus, in terms of the number of registered cases and deaths as of 11:54 am on September 10, 2020.

  • As Donald Trump tests positive for COVID-19, here's a list of celebs and politicians who have tested positive for Coronavirus Sep 06, 2020 03:37 PM IST

    As Donald Trump tests positive for COVID-19, here's a list of celebs and politicians who have tested positive for Coronavirus

    Some of the well-known celebrities, politician or sports stars are tested positive for the Coronavirus.

  • In pics | Coronavirus: Dancers, entertainers in Las Vegas train at home while waiting to return to stage Jul 14, 2020 04:14 PM IST

    In pics | Coronavirus: Dancers, entertainers in Las Vegas train at home while waiting to return to stage

    While waiting for the shows and crowds to return, Vegas's performers are trying to keep their bodies in top form and practice their skills at home.

  • These are the technologies that will revolutionise businesses in the Post-COVID era Jun 22, 2020 07:06 PM IST

    These are the technologies that will revolutionise businesses in the Post-COVID era

    In the post-COVID–19 business landscape, technologies will play a critical role in enabling enterprises to create scalable business impact and design highly personalised offerings.

  • Atmanirbhar Bharat | Govt identifies multiple sectors to cut import dependence Jun 18, 2020 02:18 PM IST

    Atmanirbhar Bharat | Govt identifies multiple sectors to cut import dependence

    The economic impact of the coronavirus outbreak and standoff at the Ladakh border have put into sharp focus India's bilateral trade with China

  • Jolted by virus, Indian startups finally get down to making money Jun 15, 2020 05:31 PM IST

    Jolted by virus, Indian startups finally get down to making money

    As pressure mounts and investors tighten purse strings, startups cut costs, streamline businesses with a singular aim of making profits.

  • SAT to remain closed till June 30 amid coronavirus pandemic Jun 15, 2020 01:25 PM IST

    SAT to remain closed till June 30 amid coronavirus pandemic

    "In continuation of our earlier order dated June 1, extending the closure of the tribunal till June 12 on account of the lockdown declared by the government... the tribunal shall further remain suspended till June 30," SAT said in a notification.

  • For the Class of 2020, it is a pandemic of misery Jun 13, 2020 09:34 AM IST

    For the Class of 2020, it is a pandemic of misery

    For millions of Indians graduating this year, there is no playbook to fall back on as exams are delayed and job offers rescinded.

  • From PPE kits to sanitisers to ventilators, COVID-19 has sparked off an indigenous cottage industry boom Jun 10, 2020 11:36 AM IST

    From PPE kits to sanitisers to ventilators, COVID-19 has sparked off an indigenous cottage industry boom

    Scores of firms of varying shapes and sizes are manufacturing essential protective gear since coronavirus was declared a pandemic in mid-March.

  • President Trump's privacy shield order takes aim at Twitter but only fires blanks Jun 04, 2020 03:26 PM IST

    President Trump's privacy shield order takes aim at Twitter but only fires blanks

    The order removes the liability shield that social media companies in the US enjoy but does little in terms of meaningful change.

  • PM Modi to businesses on building Atmanirbhar Bharat: Invest in building robust local supply chains for global orders Jun 02, 2020 01:04 PM IST

    PM Modi to businesses on building Atmanirbhar Bharat: Invest in building robust local supply chains for global orders

    Prime Minister Modi, speaking at a CII event, said that 'India needs to make Made in India products that are made for the world'.

  • Most recommendations of Delhi govt about lifting lockdown accepted by Centre: Source May 31, 2020 07:16 AM IST

    Most recommendations of Delhi govt about lifting lockdown accepted by Centre: Source

    The Home Ministry on Saturday said 'Unlock-1' will be initiated in the country from June 8 under which the nationwide lockdown effectuated on March 25 will be relaxed to a great extent, including opening of shopping malls, restaurants and religious places, even as strict restrictions will remain in place till June 30 in the country's worst-hit areas.

  • China to strengthen policy, lower lending rates: PBOC governor Yi Gang May 26, 2020 09:17 AM IST

    China to strengthen policy, lower lending rates: PBOC governor Yi Gang

    Yi, in an interview published by the central bank on Tuesday, said China's economic fundamentals are unchanged despite many uncertainties and reiterated that its current stance on monetary policy will be more flexible.

  • Big Story | Domestic flights resume amid confusion over different norms by states May 25, 2020 03:48 PM IST

    Big Story | Domestic flights resume amid confusion over different norms by states

    The airlines, which were allowed to operate one-third of their capacity, are now reworking their flight schedules.

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