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India's Devastating 2nd Wave Is Driving Global Covid Surge

April 20, 2021
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More than a year after the pandemic began, infections worldwide have surpassed their previous peak. The average number of coronavirus cases reported each day is now higher than it has ever been. "Cases and deaths are continuing to increase at worrying rates," said World Health Organization chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreye | Read more|

He Had $20 Billion, Then Lost It All In Two Days

April 9, 2021
Newsdesk

The sudden implosion of Bill Hwang's Archegos Capital Management in late March is one of the most spectacular failures in modern financial history: No individual has lost so much money so quickly. Before he lost it all-all $20 billion-Bill Hwang was the greatest trader you'd never heard of. | Read more|

"Rahul Bhaiya... You Were On Leave": Amit Shah On Fisheries Ministry Row

February 28, 2021
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The bitter back-and-forth over the crucial question of a "fisheries ministry" continued Sunday, with Home Minister Amit Shah the latest BJP leader to take on Congress MP Rahul Gandhi over last week's remark about fishermen needing a separate ministry to attend to their needs. In Puducherry to campaign for the BJP ahead | Read more|

No Extra Chance If UPSC Attempts Exhausted In 2020: Supreme Court On Plea

February 24, 2021
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No extra chance will be given to Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) aspirants who exhausted their last attempt in October 2020, the Supreme Court said today, dismissing a plea that sought another shot at the civil service examination sighting the coronavirus pandemic and also wanted a relaxation on the age limit. A | Read more|

Rihanna's Tweet Takes Farmers' Protest Global, Spurs Support

February 3, 2021
Newsdesk

Farmers' protest against the centre's three controversial laws, which they say will leave them at the mercy of corporates, has seen a tremendous outpouring of support on social media in the last few hours as international pop star Rihanna, climate campaigner Greta Thunberg, and lawmakers from the United States and the | Read more|

Supreme Court Holds Judge's Confirmation Over Sex Assault Orders: Sources

January 30, 2021
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In a rare instance, the Supreme Court Collegium has withdrawn its recommendation to confirm the permanent status of a Bombay High Court judge who had passed two controversial orders on sexual assaults in the past few days. The decision to not grant permanent status has been based on the possible need for "more exposure | Read more|

Paranjoy Guha Thakurta, accused of defaming Adani, is facing arrest. Why?

January 21, 2021
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On January 19, a court in Kutch, Gujarat, issued an arrest warrant for journalist and author Paranjoy Guha Thakurta in a defamation suit filed by the Adani Group, one of India’s leading corporate houses.According to PTI, judicial magistrate Pradeep Soni pronounced that Thakurta was charged under Section 500 of the In | Read more|

₹ 1,000-Crore High-Tech Scam Targeted Madhya Pradesh Tenders, 2 Arrested

January 21, 2021
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The Enforcement Directorate has arrested two persons in connection with a sophisticated ₹ 1,030 crore e-tender scam involving e-tendering for the Madhya Pradesh government's infrastructure projects besides other illegal monetary transactions. Taken into custody under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act, the two bu | Read more|

₹ 1,000-Crore High-Tech Scam Targeted Madhya Pradesh Tenders, 2 Arrested

January 21, 2021
Newsdesk

The Enforcement Directorate has arrested two persons in connection with a sophisticated ₹ 1,030 crore e-tender scam involving e-tendering for the Madhya Pradesh government's infrastructure projects besides other illegal monetary transactions. Taken into custody under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act, the two bu | Read more|

₹ 1,000-Crore High-Tech Scam Targeted Madhya Pradesh Tenders, 2 Arrested

January 21, 2021
Newsdesk

The Enforcement Directorate has arrested two persons in connection with a sophisticated ₹ 1,030 crore e-tender scam involving e-tendering for the Madhya Pradesh government's infrastructure projects besides other illegal monetary transactions. Taken into custody under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act, the two bu | Read more|