Day: March 19, 2021

Lt Governor visits AMUL Plant at Anand, Gujarat

GUJARAT, MARCH 19: Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha today visited AMUL Plant at Anand District, Gujarat to have a first-hand appraisal of the facilities being put up for the milk production, processing and other related products. He was accompanied by Dr. Rupinder Singh Sodhi, Managing Director, Gujarat Cooperative Milk […]

Bulletin on Novel Corona Virus (COVID-19)

JK reports152 new positive cases, 125118 recovered so far JAMMU, March19-The Government on Friday informed that 152 new positive cases of novel Corona virus (COVID-19), 31from Jammu division and 121from Kashmir division, have been reported today, thus taking the total number of positive cases in Jammu and Kashmir […]

Biden, Harris offering solace to grieving Asian Americans

ATLANTA — For Asian Americans, 2020 was a year of political success and newfound influence. But it was also a time of vulnerability to racist assaults. That painful dichotomy will be on display Friday when President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris, the first person of South Asian descent to […]

US and China spar in 1st face-to-face meeting under Biden

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Top U.S. and Chinese officials were set to meet again on Friday after offering sharply different views of each other and the world in their first face-to-face talks since President Joe Biden took office. After the opening on Thursday, the two sides traded barbs, with the […]

Twitter’s ‘Birdwatch’ crowd experiment courts familiar challenges

In January, just weeks after Twitter Inc (TWTR.N) permanently banned former President Donald Trump following the storming of the U.S. Capitol, the social media company started asking U.S. users to help identify and fact-check misleading tweets in a new pilot program. But Birdwatch, which has about 2,000 participants and is […]

WhatsApp hires Amazon Pay’s Mahatme to lead India payments -sources

WhatsApp has hired a top Amazon executive to head its payments business in India, two sources told Reuters, as the messenger service gears up to expand in the booming sector. Manesh Mahatme, who has worked at Amazon Pay (AMZN.O) for nearly seven years, is due to join WhatsApp’s payment service […]

Germany warns vaccinations alone will not contain COVID-19 third wave

Germany’s health minister warned on Friday there was not enough vaccine in Europe to contain the COVID-19 third wave, as the country sought to get its rollout back on track following a three-day pause in using the AstraZeneca (AZN.L) shot. Case numbers have been rising in Germany, driven by an […]

India’s richest state hit by biggest virus surge, hospital beds fill up fast

India’s financial capital Mumbai is facing a second wave of COVID-19 infections that could overwhelm its health facilities, doctors said on Friday, after a record daily increase in cases in its home state Maharashtra. New infections in India rose on the day by the highest in more than […]

U.S. Secretary of Defense Lloyd James Austin III calls on Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi

DELHI, MARCH 19: U.S. Secretary of Defense Lloyd James Austin III, who is on an official visit to India, called on Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi earlier today. Secretary Austin conveyed greetings of President Biden to the Prime Minister. Prime Minister welcomed the warm and close relationship between […]

Release of publication “Handbook on Ethics for Insolvency Professionals: Ethical and Regulatory Framework”

DELHI, MARCH 19: Dr. Navrang Saini, Whole Time Member, IBBI , in presence of Ms. Natalie Toms, Chief Economist and Counsellor, British High Commission, released a publication titled “Handbook on Ethics for Insolvency Professionals: Ethical and Regulatory Framework”, in a webinar organised here today. The Handbook prepared by the […]

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