Day: April 11, 2021

Trump: The key to Republican success is more Trumpism

PALM BEACH, Fla. — Former President Donald Trump staked his claim to the Republican Party in a closed-door speech to donors Saturday night, casting his populist policies and attack-dog politics as the key to future Republican success. Trump also reinforced his commitment to the GOP in his address, […]

Official: Chinese vaccines’ effectiveness low

BEIJING — In a rare admission of the weakness of Chinese coronavirus vaccines, the country’s top disease control official says their effectiveness is low and the government is considering mixing them to give them a boost. Chinese vaccines “don’t have very high protection rates,” said the director of […]

‘Suspicious’ blackout strikes Iran’s Natanz nuclear site

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Iran’s underground Natanz nuclear facility lost power Sunday just hours after starting up new advanced centrifuges capable of enriching uranium faster, the latest incident to strike the site amid negotiations over the tattered atomic accord with world powers. As Iranian officials investigated the […]

India’s new COVID-19 cases hit record again amid vaccination push

New COVID-19 cases in India surged to a record of 152,879 on Sunday as the country battled a second wave of infections by pushing for faster vaccinations, with some states considering tougher restrictions to slow the spread of the virus. India leads the world in the daily average […]

Record penalty for Ma’s Alibaba marks tumultuous stretch for its founder

Once seemingly untouchable, Alibaba founder Jack Ma has endured a tumultuous run that saw his Chinese e-commerce giant hit with a record 18 billion yuan ($2.75 billion) antitrust fine on Saturday, resolving one key uncertainty even as others persist for himself and his business empire. The reversal of […]

China launches hotline for netizens to report ‘illegal’ history comments

Cate Cadell China’s cyber regulator has launched a hotline to report online comments that defame the ruling Communist Party and its history, vowing to crack down on “historical nihilists” ahead of the Party’s 100th anniversary in July. The tip line allows people to report fellow netizens who “distort” […]

Myanmar security forces with rifle grenades kill over 80 protesters – monitoring group

Myanmar security forces fired rifle grenades at protesters in a town near Yangon on Friday, killing more than 80 people, the Assistance Association for Political Prisoners (AAPP) monitoring group and a domestic news outlet said. Details of the death toll in the town of Bago, 90 km (55 […]

Online Dispute Resolution’s Role Critical during Covid-19 Pandemic: Justice DY Chandrachud

NITI Aayog, Agami & Omidyar Release ODR Handbook DELHI, APRIL 10: Online Dispute Resolution (ODR) has the potential to decentralize, diversify, democratize, and disentangle the justice delivery mechanism, Supreme Court Justice DY Chandrachud said today. He was addressing the release event of a handbook on ODR, developed by […]

‘Tika Utsav’ is beginning of second major war against Corona: PM

Society and people should lead in creating ‘micro containment zones’: PM We have to move towards zero vaccine wastage: PM Make targets at personal, social and administration level for ‘Tika Utsav’ and make effort to achieve them: PM DELHI, APRIL 11: The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi has called […]

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