Day: September 14, 2021

Analysis: China’s house of cards: Evergrande threatens wider real estate market

SINGAPORE/SHANGHAI, Sept 14 – China Evergrande is teetering between a messy meltdown with far-reaching impacts, a managed collapse or the less likely prospect of a bailout by Beijing for what was once the country’s top-selling property developer. Founded in Guangzhou in 1996, Evergrande has epitomised China’s freewheeling era […]

Ex-cops accused of violating Floyd’s rights face arraignment

MINNEAPOLIS — Four former Minneapolis police officers charged with violating George Floyd’s civil rights are scheduled to be arraigned in federal court Tuesday at a hearing that could also address some pretrial motions. A federal grand jury indicted Derek Chauvin, Thomas Lane, J. Kueng and Tou Thao in May for allegedly […]

Indian food delivery firm Zomato’s co-founder exits after 6 years

BENGALURU, Sept 14 – Zomato Ltd (ZOMT.NS) co-founder and head of supply Gaurav Gupta has left the Indian food delivery firm after six years, the company said on Tuesday, months after it went public in a high-profile listing. Gupta, who was promoted to the position of founder in March 2019, had been […]

Indian study finds big drop in COVID antibodies within four months of vaccination

BHUBANESWAR, India, Sept 14 – A study of 614 fully vaccinated health workers in India found a “significant” drop in their COVID-fighting antibodies within four months of the first shot. The findings could help the Indian government decide whether to provide booster doses as some Western countries have done. Waning antibodies do […]

U.S. Ex-Presidents Bush, Clinton, Obama band together to aid Afghan refugees

WASHINGTON, Sept 14 – Three former U.S. presidents – Republican George W. Bush and Democrats Bill Clinton and Barack Obama – have banded together behind a new group aimed at supporting refugees from Afghanistan settling in the United States following the recent American withdrawal. The former U.S. leaders […]

Taliban deny their deputy prime minister, Mullah Baradar, is dead

Sept 14 – The Taliban have denied that one of their top leaders has been killed in a shootout with rivals, following rumours about internal splits in the movement nearly a month after its lightning victory over the Western-backed government in Kabul. Sulail Shaheen, a Taliban spokesman, said […]

Union Minister of Home Affairs and Minister of Cooperation Shri Amit Shah attended Hindi Diwas 2021 celebrations organized at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi as Chief Guest

Shri Amit Shah presented Rajbhasha Kirti and Rajbhasha Gaurav Awards to Ministries, Departments and Undertakings etc., which have done excellent work in the Official Language during the years 2018-19, 2019-20 and 2020-21 There is no difference between Hindi and any local language, Hindi is friend of all Indian […]

Bhupendra Patel takes over as 17th Gujarat CM

Gandhinagar, Sep 13:  First-term MLA Bhupendra Patel was on Monday sworn in Gujarat chief minister, two days after Vijay Rupani’s surprise exit from the post, a year ahead of the Assembly polls Patel (59), unanimously elected BJP legislature party leader on Sunday, was sworn in as the state’s […]

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