Wednesday, January 19, 2022

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Sabarimala temple opens for devotees

Only those between 10-60 years, having a medical certificate stating that they were fit to trek the holy hill, are being allowed to offer prayers.

Lecturers lose jobs in pandemic, succeed in running a hotel in Mancherial

Located near the busiest Laxmi Talkies chowrasta, the eatery titled 'Dost Adda', is swarmed by employees of private and public sectors, youngsters and visitors of the town for savoring dishes sold at affordable prices.

3 billion people globally lack handwashing facilities at home: Unicef

The situation is also alarming at schools: 43 per cent globally (70 percent in the least developed countries) lack a handwashing facility with water and soap, affecting hundreds of millions of children.

Combative Trump insists pandemic almost over, Biden says he did ‘nothing’

Trump, who trails in the polls ahead of the November 3 election, was especially under pressure about the coronavirus that has killed over 217,000 Americans and inflicted deep economic damage.

PE investments in realty dips 56 per cent in Jan-Sept

Knight Frank India in its latest research report — 'Investments in Real Estate Trends in PE Investments Q3 2020' — recorded that Indian real estate attracted private equity investments of $2,308 million

Germany sees 6,638 daily virus cases, highest since start of pandemic

The highest number of new cases previously recorded in one day was 6,294, on March 28, according to figures from the Robert Koch Institute disease control centre.

‘World experiencing one of the deepest recessions since Great Depression’

World Bank President David Malpass welcome countries that are keeping open their export markets, and also countries that are able to change their subsidy systems in order to allow more food availability.

Cyber warriors sound warning on working from home

The coronavirus pandemic has also affected operations at the cyber facilities themselves, forcing the cancellation of offline exercises.

UK unemployment jumps to 4.5% on virus fallout

"The latest batch of data show that the labour market has been somewhat weaker than previously thought and that the fallout from the Covid-19 recession is intensifying."

Disney revamps itself to emphasize streaming

While Disney said it will continue to have a vibrant theatrical movie business, the company suggested releasing blockbusters online may continue even after the pandemic is over.

Covid-19 reinfection casts doubt on virus immunity: Study

"The possibility of reinfections could have significant implications for our understanding of Covid-19 immunity, especially in the absence of an effective vaccine."

Pandemic? Small-town India set to drive record festive sales

E-commerce marketplaces Amazon, Flipkart and Snapdeal are ready with festive discounts and mega offers that will begin raining on the consumers from October 16 and those five-six days

Microsoft to expand its work from home policy

Microsoft was one of the first companies to shift its tech workforce remotely when the coronavirus pandemic hit in March.

Asian shares mostly higher after US rally, aid package hopes

Economists say the outlook is grim without such support, and the chair of the Federal Reserve has said repeatedly it will likely be necessary.

Canadian detained in China ‘relieved’ by virtual visit

Canada's ambassador to China Dominic Barton obtained "virtual consular access" to Spavor on Friday and Kovrig on Saturday.

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