Day: June 19, 2021

Hit by a ransomware attack? Your payment may be deductible

WASHINGTON — For Sat PM As ransomware attacks surge, the FBI is doubling down on its guidance to affected businesses: Don’t pay the cybercriminals. But the U.S. government also offers a little-noticed incentive for those who do pay: The ransoms may be tax deductible. The IRS offers no formal guidance […]

Hard-line judiciary head wins Iran presidency as turnout low

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Iran’s hard-line judiciary chief won the country’s presidential election in a landslide victory Saturday, propelling the supreme leader’s protege into Tehran’s highest civilian position in a vote that appeared to see the lowest turnout in the Islamic Republic’s history. Initial results showed Ebrahim […]

India should brace for third COVID-19 wave by Oct, say health experts

BENGALURU, June 18 – A third wave of coronavirus infections is likely to hit India by October, and although it will be better controlled than the latest outbreak the pandemic will remain a public health threat for at least another year, according to a Reuters poll of medical […]

‘Flying Sikh’ Milkha Singh dies aged 91, Indian PM Modi leads tributes

June 19 – Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the country had lost a “colossal sportsperson” following the death of Milkha Singh, one of its most famous Olympians, at the age of 91 on Friday. Sprint great Singh, who was nicknamed the “Flying Sikh”, ran at three successive […]

Judge under U.S. sanctions set to take over Iran presidency

Summary Opposition calls for boycott Supreme Leader Khamenei urges big turnout U.S. oil, financial sanctions worsen economic pain Raisi accused over executions of political prisoners Cleric has never addressed allegations publicly DUBAI, June 18 (Reuters) – Millions of Iranians voted on Friday in a contest set to hand […]

Finance Ministry refutes news media reports of alleged black money held by Indians in Switzerland

Information sought from Swiss Authorities to verify increase/decrease of deposits DELHI, JUNE 19: Certain reports have appeared in the media on 18.06.2021 stating that funds of Indians in Swiss Banks have risen to over Rs 20,700 crore (CHF 2.55 billion) at the end of 2020 from Rs 6,625 […]

SENSIT Rapid COVID-19 Ag Kit

DELHI, JUNE 19: The entire world has been severely affected with the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The severity of symptoms that occur during the COVID-19 infection can range from undetectable to life-threatening. The quick testing procedure involves antigen testing which provides the result for hundreds of samples within a […]

PM condoles the passing away of legendary athlete Shri Milkha Singh

DELHI, JUNE 19: The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has expressed deep grief over the passing away of legendary athlete Shri Milkha Singh Ji. Shri Modi has described him as a colossal sportsperson who captured the nation’s imagination and had a special place in the hearts of countless […]

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